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Saturday 11 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 ...

Saturday 11 June 10:10am

Off the Page is a performative anthology production composed of extracts from the New Zealand literary canon and devised for the 2022 Featherston Booktown Festival.
Over the course of 40 minutes, the diverse and ...

Saturday 11 June 10:30am

Robyn Ramsden shows you how to make a fourth-century Nag Hammadi codex. Her design is reusable, and the leather will last long after you fill your notebook, but with her written instructions you can make your own at ...

Saturday 11 June 11:00am

Writers who live and work in country towns and rural areas have generated acclaimed and well-loved literature over many decades in Aotearoa New Zealand. Why is this? Do rural and regional writers have a different ...

Saturday 11 June 11:00am

Sought-after writers Megan Dunn and Featherston resident Noelle McCarthy take Edmund White’s advice: “In a memoir, your main contract with the reader is to tell the truth, no matter how bizarre”.
Megan and ...

Saturday 11 June 11:00am

Do you know where toilet paper comes from?
Would you like to know where our wood products in New Zealand come from, how a renewable resource is produced and cared for in our environment, and by who?

Then come and ...

Saturday 11 June 11:00am

Rudi Mack has been collecting books since his teenage years. Over time his taste has become more discerning, and he has assembled one of the best collections of the earliest books on New Zealand. His passion for books, ...

Saturday 11 June 11:00am

The voices of Asian Kiwi writers are in the ascendency right now and their talent and experiences have been captured in a new anthology, 'A Clear Dawn', edited by Paula Morris and Alison Wong.
Angelique Kasmara, ...

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