Golden Bay Live Poets meet monthly at The Mussel Inn, Onekaka. Their next meeting on Thursday 22 August at 7.30 pm features guest poet David Merritt.

David Merritt has a broad, strong back, well suited for organic gardening, driving old Landrovers and reinventing the economics of poetry. He makes publications of poems from recycled Readers Digest Condensed book covers and banana box cardboards, often in public places, on a footpath bench seat or from the bonnet of his car. Using stamp pad alphabet sets, a stapler, glue sticks, a photocopier and a ‘copy left’ intellectual property model, Landrover Farm Press has now published over 100 distinct titles from unique single page A3 publications to collections, boxsets, #poetryracks, a #poetrybrick and anthologies.

Everyone is welcome to attend or participate. Bring a poem to share, or just enjoy the show. Singer-songwriters are also welcome. Gold coin koha entry. For further information please contact Sacha Horton at 021 044 4294 or