Now retired, James Rowe at various times in his active life was employed as a postman, telegraphist, Postmaster, accountant, and legal administrator. His interests have included bush tramping, camping, motor caravanning, boating and fishing, amateur radio, emergency communications for Search and Rescue and Civil Defence, Mountain Safety Instruction and photography, He has written numerous magazine articles and poems and is now writing fiction based on some of these experiences. Married to Alison for over 50 years, and with three sons, he is actively encouraging young people to develop interests of their own and to participate in their community.
Where to find James Rowe online
Call of the Kokako
The pilot of a light plane crashes in thick bush. He has an injured foot, but avoids rescue. The story takes the reader from the wilds of the New Zealand bush to the cosmopolitan city of Auckland and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.