Story: Crump, Barry

With deer-culling mates

With deer-culling mates

Crump and fellow deer-cullers pose with antlers – (from left) Alan Duncan, Crump, Jack Lasenby, Roy King, Bob Young and Rex Newton. In the 1950s Crump worked as a government deer culler in the Urewera region of the Bay of Plenty, and the hard-living lifestyle provided material for many of his later books.

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Reference: Colin Hogg, A life in loose strides: the story of Barry Crump. Auckland: Hodder Moa Beckett, 2000.

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Brigid Magner. 'Crump, Barry', published online in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, 2010 and updated online in November, 2012. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 October 2017)