Launch of Puna Wai Kōrero: An Anthology of Māori Poetry in English Edited by Reina Whaitiri & Robert Sullivan (Auckland University Press)
Where: Monday, September 29 at 5:30pm
When: Waipapa Marae at The University of Auckland. Auckland.
Listen to Gregory O’Brien in conversation with Kim Hill about the book.
Great discussion on National Radio this morning on Creative Writing with Robert Sullivan, Eleanor Catton and Daren Kamali as guests. All connected to the Manukau Institute of technology programme.
An exciting group of Māori poets – several of the country’s leading poets and some emerging writers – will come together to celebrate Matariki with readings and korero at a free event on Saturday June 28.
Māori Poets Celebrate Matariki features Ben Brown from Lyttelton, Apirana Taylor from Kapiti, with Auckland’s own Robert Sullivan, and social historian, novelist and poet, Kelly Ana Morey, from Mangawhai. It also features writer Te Awhina Arahanga, publisher and poet Kiri Piahana-Wong, and an emerging young poet Amber Esau.
This is a rare opportunity to hear some of the leading Māori poets in Aotearoa today, together with the next generation of talented young writers. It is a free event, part of the 2014 Matariki Festival, supported by Auckland Council and the Michael King Writers’ Centre.
Where: Depot Artspace, 28 Clarence St, Devonport, Auckland
When: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 4 pm