Rhys Brookbanks

 

 

Age: 25

 

Summary: New Zealand up-and-coming poet and cultural commentator whose poems had appeared in Deep South (2007), Takahe magazine, No. 71 (2010) and the Otago Daily Times but who had also published articles in The Press and New Zealand Books, including an interview (with Vicki Anderson) for The Press with Christchurch-born Pasifika writer and performance poet Tusiata Avia in November 2010.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: June 16, 1985

 

Died: February 25, 2011

 

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand