Crocombe, Marjorie Tuainekore (fl. 1970s)

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Crocombe, Marjorie Tuainekore (fl. 1970s)

New Zealand writer. Name variations: Tua'inekore. Born in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, New Zealand.

Helped develop South Pacific Creative Arts Society and played important role in emergence of Oceanian literature; served as director of Extension Services department at University of Rarotonga and director of Centre for Pacific Studies at Auckland University; works include They Came for Sandalwood (1964), (with Ron Crocombe) The Works of Ta'unga: Records of a Polynesian Traveller in the South Seas 1833–1896 (1968), and If I Live: The Life of Ta'unga (1977); trans. and edited Cannibals and Converts: Radical Changes in the Cook Islands by Maretu (1983).

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