Reading books about mythology at a young age inspired East Coast-born Regina de Wolf-Ngarimu to travel the world and pursue writing as a hobby. She goes by the pen-name R De Wolf. Matai O’Connor met her to learn more about her life and why she loves to write . . .
Regina remembers always reading every book about the Romans, Greek, Maori and Norse mythology there was at Manutahi Primary School in Ruatoria.
“I was enamoured with the Greek mythology I think that was my inspiration to go have a look at the world,” she said.
Regina, 54, said the first story she wrote was a “dramatic” play when she was 8 years old for a school Christmas concert in Ruatoria. “It was a drama that's for sure.”
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