• Waikato vet Danielle Hawkins draws on country life for popular romance novels

    8 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    The family Jarrod Hawkins, Blair Hawkins, 7, Danielle Hawkins, Katherine Hawkins, 9, and Evan and Liz Cowan, has nurtured this land for four generations, protecting and regenerating areas of native bush.
    An Otorohanga vet has won an international following writing romance novels with a country twist.
    Words: Venetia Sherson Photographs: Tessa Chrisp
    In one of Danielle Hawkins' romantic novels, the main character, Jo, bolts from the city to a small rural town after her boyfriend cheats on her with her best friend. In another, a young country vet juggles courtship with the calving season.
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