Motueka Live Poets

Motueka Live Poets meet monthly on the third Wednesday at Motueka Yacht Club, Ward Street (off Wharf Road), Port Motueka at 7 pm. Their next meeting on Wednesday 15 September features guest poet Gary Elford.

A Christchurch-based poet and entertainer, Gary has been writing and performing poetry for the last 25 years. Born and raised on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, he was exposed early to the joys of bush poetry through the writing of Lawson, Kendall, and of course Banjo Peterson. He has self-published four books of poetry, in a range of styles from epic historical pieces to humorous stories of people and situations.

Everyone is welcome to attend or participate. Poets and singer-songwriters can sign up on the night. Gold coin koha entry. For more information contact Maggie Brown at mzbrown@slingshot.co.nz , phone 03-9298150 or text 021-1280991.