Story: Tūwhare, Hone

Pene Tūwhare and Jean McCormack

Pene Tūwhare and Jean McCormack

Jean McCormack, whom Hone Tūwhare married in 1949, is pictured here with Hone’s father Pene Tūwhare. Hone met Jean through the Left Book Club, for which she worked. Both their families opposed the idea of their marriage, but later became reconciled to the fact.

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Janet Hunt. 'Tūwhare, Hone', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6t1/tuwhare-hone (accessed 6 December 2020)