James McNeish - Unremembered Past
As a young man James McNeish left Auckland a deckhand on a Norwegian freighter. Ten years later he was back in New Zealand, having met nine people who influenced his life, and later his life as a writer.
His personal account of his experiences is called Touchstones - memories of people and place, and is published by Random House.
An audio adaptation of the memoir was recorded by RNZ
Sir James McNeish died on Monday 14th November 2016