Marion Rego

Marion Rego

Marion Rego (née Quartermain) (b. 1934) made teaching her career but has always loved writing and has been published in several genres – children’s stories and songs, travel writing, poetry – and while working for the Correspondence School was involved in broadcasts and written resources for the school, as well as contributing to the New Zealand School Journal. A volume of her poetry, Written on the wind, was published in 2018. Marion Rego performs her work regularly at the “Poets to the People” readings on the Kāpiti Coast.

List of Publications


Written on the wind (2018)
Three Poets (HeadworX, 2020)


Africa for One (2014)

Children’s Stories/Picture Books

At the Marae (1992)
Fishing (1994)
Sandcastles (1995)
My Secret Place (1995)
The Birthday Present (1995)
Dolphins (1995)
Polly’s Problem (1995)
Grandad’s Attic (2002)
Know That Bird (2003)
Driving the Car (2004)
Crossing the Road (2005)
Fussy Cat (2006)
More Birds (2007)
Small Garden Creatures (2008)
Animals on the Farm (2011)