Brian Turner is a former New Zealand hockey player and has published best-selling sports biographies, many other books and numerous collections of poetry, including most recently Just This (Victoria University Press, 2009).

He has received many awards for his writing; including the Te Mata Estate NZ Poet Laureate 2003–05, the Lauris Edmond Memorial Award for Poetry 2009 and New Zealand Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement in Poetry 2009.


Pieces by Brian Turner

Open road
Edition 43: Pacific Highways

Griffith Review