• White Moko

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    'The most powerful book I have read for some time.'
    - Bob's Book Blog.


    'Now he, (Tim), has written a memoir, White Moko, subtitled Stories from my Life, which gives some of the personal background to common themes running through his work: dealing with violence and abuse, and fighting to achieve goals, such as gaining self-respect and a sense of purpose in life. All of this is a remarkable achievement. It becomes amazing when measured against his early life, described in White Moko. The very fact that Tim Tipene is alive today is amazing. Every event in his young life seemed to destine him for drugs, despair and suicide.' 

    - Trevor Agnew, Magpies Magazine NZ.


    One Tree House, 2020

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