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DIY Arts Dinner Clues: Ans Westra

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Ans Westra, 2007 Arts Foundation Icon

1. She is widely regarded as one of New Zealand's most respected documentary photographers.

2. She first came to prominence in 1964 for her book Washday at the Pā. Initially, the book was widely distributed to schools – but given the controversy, the Minister of Education at the time, Arthur Kinsella, recalled all 38,000 copies. Six decades after its publication it remains controversial.

3. “She created a glimpse of what it might look like to be a New Zealander.” – David Alsop