Story: Frame, Janet Paterson

The Frame family home, Ōamaru

The Frame family home, Ōamaru

In 1931 the Frame family moved to Ōamaru, where Janet spent the rest of her childhood and youth in this house. She attended Ōamaru North School and then went on to Waitaki Girls’ High School. The portrait on the Janet Frame Heritage Trail sign in the foreground shows her as a secondary-school student.

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Photograph by Andy Palmer

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Patrick Evans. 'Frame, Janet Paterson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 March 2018)