Hunt, Sam

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Hunt, Sam Gender: M
Samuel Percival Maitland Hunt
born on 4 July 1946 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Auckland, New Zealand, 36s52, 174e46
Timezone NZST h12e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°07' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 11°06 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 29°39'

Sam Hunt
photo: New Zealand Government, Office of the Governor-General, license cc-by-sa-4.0


New Zealand poet, especially known for his public performances of poetry, not only his own poems, but also the poems of many other poets. He has been referred to as New Zealand's best-known poet.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • compare to chart of Baxter, James K. (born 29 June 1926). Notes: Poets of similar style
  • compare to chart of Kerouac, Jack (born 12 March 1922). Notes: Hunt's been called "a kind of ["laconic"] Jack Kerouac"

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites A Handbook of Astrology for Australia and New Zealand by Jane Bennett and Craig McIntosh (Richmond, Vic: Greenhouse, 1986), which quotes Carol Squires for Hunt's data. 

Born in Castor Bay, Auckland.


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Stutter, Tics (Stutter)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc. (Robert Burns Fellowship)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (CNZM, QSM)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Literary)