Brian Turner


Central Otago Creatives

Brian Turner is a former Te Mata Poet Laureate and one of this country's best-loved poets. 

An ardent and accomplished sportsman, conservationist and champion of our wild places, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Otago in 2011. 

He is the author of several books and lives in the Ida Valley in Central Otago.

Brian Turner