• The Next Page 1

    A wonderful opportunity to hear a fresh mix of prose and poetry by the current cohort of writers in the Master of Arts in Creative Writing Programme at Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters. Caleb Harris, Ash Davida Jane, Elaine Webster, Cris Cucerzan, Rebecca Reilly, Geraldine Warren, Stacey Teague,  Una Cruickshank, Mikee […]

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  • Dig Deeper: Dinah Hawken and Lynn Jenner

    Dinah Hawken’s urgent yet contemplative poems have been celebrated in Aotearoa since her award-winning début, It Has No Sound and is Blue (1987). In There Is No Harbour, Hawken sets the depth of injustice M?ori have endured in Taranaki against her own family history in search of greater clarity in the present. In her new […]

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  • Beginner’s Guide to Screenwriting

    Got a great film idea but struggling to get it down on paper? Beginner’s Guide to Screenwriting is a popular two-day workshop that demystifies the nuts and bolts of screenwriting, taking you step by step through what you need to know to start writing. Perhaps you’re already underway but not sure how you’re doing or what to […]

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  • 2019 Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship

    New Zealand Pacific Studio invites applications for the three-week 2019 Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship. This opportunity is made possible with the generous sponsorship from individual members of the arts community. The purpose of this Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship is to encourage the writing of poetry and, in turn, to honour the Japanese poet and painter Ema Saiko (1787-1861). […]

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  • Masterton District Council Fellowships

    Two creative practitioners working in any medium, and located in New Zealand or abroad, are invited to apply for a three-week supported residency with New Zealand Pacific Studio, Wairarapa. NZ Pacific Studio offers two 3-week ‘Masterton Fellowships’ for two individuals (who can work separately or collaboratively) with thanks to the generous support of the Masterton […]

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  • GOING WEST WRITERS FESTIVAL 2019 OPENING NIGHT LINE-UP ANNOUNCED Titirangi War Memorial Hall $55.00 ($35 concession) | Bookings iTICKET.co.nz  Bar open from intermission.  7.00pm | MIHI 7.20pm | APIRANA TAYLOR 7.45pm | ELIZABETH KNOX 8.45pm | THE BELLBIRDS  Visit their website for more information.

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  • Writing Life Stories – Presented by Dawn Picken

    SUNDAY FOCUS SESSION Writing Life Stories Presented by Dawn Picken Local journalist and business writer, Dawn Picken (NZME, NZTE, BOP Times, NZ Herald, Idealogue Magazine), draws on her fifteen years’ experience in TV news to reveal ways to tap into memory to capture a snapshot in time and create engaging and informative stories. The session […]

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  • BOOK LAUNCH IN MAPUA

    BOOK LAUNCH IN MAPUA Karen Stade, Alastair Rose and River Press invite you to the launch of Driven by the Wind: the memoir of Captain Henry Rose on Sunday 11 August, 2 pm at Mapua Boat Club, Mapua Wharf. ‘Christmas Day 1847 we were in a gale of a wind in the Bay of Biscay, […]

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  • Hui Whakangungu Kaituhi Reo M?ori

    He whakangungu t?nei m? ng? kaituhi i roto i te reo M?ori e ngana nei ki te ako, ki te k?kiri hoki i a r?tou p?kenga tuhituhi. I hangaia t?nei whakangungu ki te ?whina i te hunga kaituhi ki te whakaputa k?rero, te hanga i te t?huhu o te k?rero, me te waihanga kiripuaki e […]

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  • 30th Birthday LITERARY CONCERT

    We invite you to CELEBRATE with us: 30 years of reading wonderful writing by women, of listening to inspirational speakers, of discussing books with you, of hefting heavy cartons, of worrying about the cashflow, of keeping up with technological developments, of loving what we do, of somehow creating something much bigger than ‘just’ a bookshop! […]

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  • Auckland Oral History Workshop

    This workshop venue is the New Zealand Maritime Museum, Corner of Quay and Hobson Streets, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Please be aware a Wellington workshop is planned for later this year. Saturday 3 August 2019 & Saturday 7 September 2019 Time: 8.45am – 4.30pm Venue: New Zealand Maritime Museum, Corner of Quay and Hobson Streets, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Cost: $300 […]

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  • Mid-Winter Poetry Reading

    by Victoria University Press Readings by Tayi Tibble, Ashleigh Young, Jenny Bornholdt and Brian Turner All welcome. No RSVP needed.

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