Story: Southland region

The gorse blooms pale

The gorse blooms pale

Southland-born and raised Dan Davin (1913–1990) published these short stories, which drew on his experience growing up in a local Irish-Catholic family, in 1947. The book was reprinted by Otago University Press in 2007.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Society and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015