Born in Wellington in 1957, Gerard Hindmarsh shifted to Golden Bay in 1976. He moved into journalism in 1991 and his award-winning feature writing has appeared in a variety of publications both here and overseas. He also served for many years as National Radio’s Asian Correspondent on Kim Hill’s Nine to Noon show.
Gerard has five children and still lives on his land at Tukurua, near Colllingwood, on the edge of Kahurangi National Park. Aside from his first collection of stories published in Kahurangi Calling, Gerard’s books include Angelina: From Stromboli to D’Urville Island, Swamp Fever, and Kahawai: The people’s fish.