|Name Brian Turner|
Role New Zealand poet
|Siblings Glenn Turner|
|Books Elemental: Central Otago Po, Into the Wider World: A, Timeless Land, My Life As a Foreign Country, Phantom Noise|
In conversation with brian turner
Brian Lindsay Turner (born 4 March 1944 in Dunedin) is a New Zealand poet and author. He played hockey for New Zealand in the 1960s; senior cricket in Dunedin and Wellington; and was a veteran road cyclist of note. His mountaineering experience includes an ascent of a number of major peaks including Aoraki/Mount Cook.
- In conversation with brian turner
- Brian turner soldier and poet
- Awards and recognition
- Selected works
His writing includes columns and reviews for daily and weekly newspapers, articles, given radio talks, and written scripts for TV programme. His publications include cricket books with his brother Glenn Turner, the former NZ cricket captain, essays, books on fishing, the high country, and eight collections of poetry. His other brother is golfer Greg Turner.
As of 2008 Turner lives in Oturehua, a town of 30-40 people in the Maniototo region of Central Otago. He moved there in late 1999.
Brian turner soldier and poet
Awards and recognition