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Mary Colborne-Veel

Mary Colborne-Veel

Mary Colborne-Veel, standing third from right in this photograph, was a widely published poet who was well-known in Christchurch intellectual circles in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She was also involved in philanthropic and social reform work, and was a member of the Home Industries Committee, pictured here, one of the organising committees of the 1906–7 New Zealand International Exhibition.

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Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, 'Criticism and the arts - Colonial criticism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Rebecca Rice and Mark Williams, published 22 Oct 2014