WORD Christchurch Festival sounds amazing!

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So the new WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival sounds like it’s going to be AMAZING. Kristin Hersh! Ruth Reichl! NoViolet Bulawayo! I’d definitely suggest you get along! Check out today’s media release: New Look Festival Returns Bigger Than Ever to Brighten Up Christchurch’s Inner City The WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival today launches its most […]

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It’s important to support minority interests… like rugby

Yet again it amazes me how when it comes to hugely popular and privately-supported sports event the public purse can always be relied upon to somehow find that extra $1,000,000 or so, but when it comes to hugely popular and privately-supported cultural events the public purse can’t find $30,000. When sport is a success we […]

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Words on a Small Island: Waiheke Book Festival 2011

Friday 4 – Sunday 6 November Words on a Small Island The Waiheke Book Festival 2011 THE WAIHEKE BOOK FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH A FEAST OF LITERARY EVENTS – Booklovers don’t miss this one! From outrageous red-head Peta Mathias with her new book Beat till Stiff, to legend Lloyd Jones in conversation with Finlay Macdonald. From […]

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Readers and Writers Festival

The Auckland Readers and Writer’s Festival opens today! It’s our annual festival of bookie goodness. There’s heaps of free events, so you’ve got no excuse not to head out and catch a few. Are you heading along, oh bookish-Aucklanders on the internet? Which events are you planning on seeing? Tell us in the comments!   […]

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Cassandra Clare to Tour NZ in 2011

New York Times best-selling author CASSANDRA CLARE will be touring NEW ZEALAND in May 2011! AUCKLAND /  WELLINGTON Cassandra Clare – author of the best-selling series The Mortal Instruments – will be visiting the cities of Auckland and Wellington between the dates of 12-27 May 2011 and will be a guest author at Auckland Readers & Writers […]

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