Viktor was born in Kawakawa, in the Bay of Islands, Tai Tokerau. He was educated at the University of Auckland. He also received a Certificate of Journalism at Northland Polytech. Viktor works as a news and current affairs researcher for the Marae programme at TVNZ. He has written non-fiction articles while studying journalism. He has also had fiction short stories published in anthologies in New Zealand and overseas using his middle name: Zion Komene.
- Correspondence from Viktor Allen: 9 July 1998 and 12 March 2004.
- “Tai Tokerau Women Writers.” Te Iwi o Aotearoa 8 (Apr.
- Allen writes of a book being co-authored by several Tai Tokerau women including
Linda Puti Lancaster, which is to be ‘an account of Māori women living in Tai Tokerau’.
- “Whirinaki Hui Experience in Cooperation.” Te Iwi o Aotearoa
8 (Apr. 1988): 18.
- Allen reports on the National Trust and Co-operative hui held at Whirinaki,
South Hokianga, from 24-28 February, 1988.
- “Māori Youth Runanga Shifts Base.” Te Iwi o Aotearoa 11
(July 1988): 6.
- Allen writes that the Māori caucus for the National Youth Council, Te Runanga
Rangitahi Māori o Aotearoa, will be based in Tai Tokerau for two years under the control of
the Tai Tokerau Youth Organisation, Nga Taurikiriki o Te Tai Tokerau. Allen talks with Paki
Mangu, the National Co-ordinator for Te Runanga Rangitahi Māori of Aotearoa, who discusses
the aims of the caucus and their recommendations to the National Youth Council.
- “Whanau Is Secret: Zac Wallace Believes The Whanau Is The Answer To Problem Youth.” Te Iwi o Aotearoa 13 (Sept. 1988): 28.
- Co-authors Viktor Allen and Louise Russell.