Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Beloved wife of the late John Reece Cole and loved partner of Douglas Catley. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Sarah and Robert Beck (Melbourne), Nicola and Gavin Scott (Santa Monica), Martin and Jenny Cole (Auckland) and grandmother of Anna, Rebecca, Laura, Chloe, John and Annie.
Eldest daughter of the late Allan and Eileen Bull of Hunterville, dearly loved sister of Judith MacKenzie and Alan Bull (Auckland) and the late Joan Aitken and Ian (Mac) Bull. Splendid aunt to her nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at Maclaurin Chapel, 18 Princes Street, Auckland, Saturday 27 August at 2.30pm.
Parking facilities: OGG Business School building on Grafton Road, at Wilsons Car Park buildings on Victoria Ave and Tournament Parking on Bankside St. Princes St will be closed.
Messages to PO Box 32 622, Devonport.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the North Shore Hospice, P) Box 33-1129, Takapuna, or the Frank Sargeson Trust, 50 Lake Road, Devonport.
Footnote: Photo above taken at book launch at Takapuna Library, her favourite launch venue, on 6 July, 2011. Her author and friend Kevin Ireland in background.