Events

17/10/2019 - 6:00pm

Cover of The Dark Island book

From 1906 to 1925 Quail Island, in Lyttelton Harbour, was the site of New Zealand’s leprosy colony.

Join author Benjamin Kingsbury in Christchurch in conversation with Sally Blundell to celebrate the launch of his new book, The Dark Island.

29/10/2019 - 5:30pm

Cover of book, The Broken Estate by Mel Bunce

You are invited to a public talk by Dr Mel Bunce on her new book The Broken Estate, which considers the state of journalism in New Zealand and why we should all care.

Her fresh analysis draws on the latest national and international research to assess the unique vulnerability facing journalism in New Zealand, its crumbling funding models and what can be done to safeguard its future.

30/10/2019 - 5:30pm

Cover of Rebuilding the Kāinga

Author Jade Kake is joined by Aroha Shelford, Eamon Nathan, Wiki Walker and Brandon Edwards at Whangārei Terenga Parāoa Marae for a discussion of her new book Rebuilding the Kāinga: Lessons from Te Ao Hurihuri.

02/11/2019 - 10:00am

Cover of The Political Years book

In this Tauranga Arts Festival event, Marilyn Waring talks to MP Chlöe Swarbrick about The Political Years, her new autobiography recounting her extraordinary years in parliament.