Story: Rupe, Carmen Tione

Madam Carmen, c. 1975

Madam Carmen, c. 1975

Carmen Rupe labelled this photo of herself ‘Gypsy Wildcat’; it captures the exotic bohemian style of her Wellington heyday in the 1960s and 1970s.

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How to cite this page:

Lynette Townsend. 'Rupe, Carmen Tione', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 January 2022)