Author Jack Lasenby
Jack Lasenby is one of New Zealand's most popular children's authors. He talks about the origins of stories, growing up in the shadow of war and the Depression, a childhood in the Waikato, and a life in the great outdoors before he started publishing his books - which include The Lake; Harry Wakatipu; and the Uncle Trev series. Jack has also worked as a teacher and an editor of the School Journal. Jack Lasenby is a guest at the New Zealand Festival's Writer's Week in March.