Peter Wells (director)

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Peter Northe Wells, MNZM (1950 – 18 February 2019) was a New Zealand writer and filmmaker. He was born in Auckland. His best known work was Desperate Remedies (1993). Wells' 2003 novel Iridescence was a runner up in the fiction category of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards and a finalist in the 2005 Tasmania Pacific Fiction Prize.

In 2006, Wells was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit. He was openly gay.[1]

On 18 February 2019, Wells died under hospice care in Auckland from prostate cancer, aged 69.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Decorated Kiwi author, playwright and filmmaker Peter Wells MNZM dies". Stuff.co.nz. 18 February 2019. Retrieved 18 February 2019.

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