Yvonne Rust, QSM

Yvonne Rust: Maverick Spirit by Theresa Sjoquist (David Ling, 2011)

Beginning in August 2007, I started research for the biography, Yvonne Rust – Maverick Spirit. The completed work included the location and interview of 400 people, approximately 80 of them in depth. Yvonne’s great grandfather, John Stewart Rust, arrived in Whangarei when thirty-six houses constituted the township.  His son, Gordon, Yvonne’s father, was a native schools headmaster. In 1928, when Yvonne was six, he […]