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Sunday 12 June 10:00am

Go to the next level in celebrating a book you love and visit this unofficial interactive fan homage to 'The Lord of the Rings'.
Take time out from the cerebral to have some pure lowbrow fun.
Become a favourite ...

Sunday 12 June 10:00am

Kotahi Aroha - An exhibition of the history of reggae in Aotearoa.

Forty-one years after the death of Bob Marley we look into the influence he had on reggae in Aotearoa. We go back in time to 1965 and come forward to ...

Sunday 12 June 11:00am

Mark Twain allegedly said that “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”
Certainly, the words of those who are making history comprise some of the verses in the never-ending poem about ourselves and ...

Sunday 12 June 11:00am

There has been a torrent of literature about New Zealanders fighting in foreign wars, and now, finally, the story about wars in our own country is being told.
These wars – The Musket Wars (1806-1845) and the New ...

Sunday 12 June 11:00am

Wonderful Tranzit Coachlines bus driver and Urban Manager, Christopher Candy, has written a picture book for children about the joys of riding a bus called 'Comet the Red Bus'.

Climb onboard the bus and he will read ...

Sunday 12 June 11:00am

Two women on a mission vie with tattoo artists, rough sleepers and dodgy taxi drivers on the streets of Auckland and Wellington to get to the truth of the terrible crimes they witness.

Angelique Kasmara (Isobar ...

Sunday 12 June 01:00pm

Sex writing is exploding as a literary genre and it’s being led by women authors.
Clit Lit – saucy fiction for women – is on the up, especially in the e-world. Bloggers, memoirists, novelists, short story ...

Sunday 12 June 01:00pm

Alexander Turnbull was an avid collector of Aotearoa New Zealand books and artefacts, and in 1918 he bequeathed his collection to the nation.

Chief Librarian at the Alexander Turnbull Library, Chris Szekely, reveals ...

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