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NZ – PASIFIKA POETS PERFORM IN SCOTLAND

Poets and performers, Grace Taylor and Tusiata Avia round off a highly successful ‘NZ at Edinburgh’ season which has seen more than 200 New Zealand artists participating in seven different festivals. Donald Smith, Director of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival,…

Gafa: A Family called Samoa

Gafa: A Family called Samoa

Gafa Arts Collective present ‘Gafa: A Family called Samoa’ 29-30 October and 1 November 2013 Testbed 1, 33 Parkgate Road, London SW11 4NX Tickets: £12/£10. Buy here About the film ‘Gafa: A Family called Samoa’, is the work of the…

‘The Orator’, NZ film by writer-director Tusi Tamasese

‘The Orator’, NZ film by writer-director Tusi Tamasese

Gafa Arts Collective present ‘The Orator’ 26 October 2013, at 1.00 pm Richmix Cinema and Arts Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch/Bethnal Green Tickets: £9.50 conc. £7.00 About the film The first ever Samoan feature film Saili (Fa’afiaula Sagote) is a…

Time to honour Davin

Time to honour Davin

It’s time author and publisher Dan Davin was honoured in The Dunedin Writers’ Walk in the Octagon, writes Tony Eyre, a Dunedin writer in the Otago Daily Times, 6 September, 2013

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships in New Zealand

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships in New Zealand

Experienced researchers considering applying for an Individual Fellowship in 2014 under the new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – part of the upcoming Horizon 2020 programme – are invited to consider The University of Auckland, New Zealand, as their outgoing Host Organisation….

28 June 2013: Book Launch: Fleur Adcock & Rod Edmond

28 June 2013: Book Launch: Fleur Adcock & Rod Edmond

NZSN proudly hosts the launch of new books by Fleur Adcock & Professor Rod Edmond, who recently returned from tours promoting their books in NZ.   The books   Glass Wings by Fleur Adcock (Bloodaxe Books, Tarset, Northumberland and Victoria…

‘The Peastick Girl’ by Susan Hancock

‘The Peastick Girl’ by Susan Hancock

        ‘The Peastick Girl’    Susan Hancock    Published by Black Pepper, 2012    IBSN:  9781876044749 (pbk.)     Early in this novel someone remarks to its central protagonist that New Zealand is ‘a hard country to…

8 March 2013:  NZUGA Buffet Supper with Dr Gerri Kimber

8 March 2013: NZUGA Buffet Supper with Dr Gerri Kimber

At the time of writing this flyer, the landmark publication of the Collected Fiction of Katherine Mansfield, edited by Gerri Kimber and Vincent O’Sullivan, is being launched in New Zealand by Edinburgh University Press.  This collection includes previously uncollected stories,…

15 Feb 2013: Film Screening ‘Te Hono ki Aotearoa’

15 Feb 2013: Film Screening ‘Te Hono ki Aotearoa’

Te Hono ki Aotearoa, directed by Jan Bieringa and with a soundtrack from Warren Maxwell, follows the journey of Te Hono ki Aotearoa as it makes its inaugural journey on the river Thames and becomes the waka for Europe. Special guests Anthony Hoete (WHAT_architecture) and Karl Burrows (Manaia)…

18 Jan 13: Paul Gough (audio)

18 Jan 13: Paul Gough (audio)

‘A charred and battered peninsula’: artistic reflections on the Dardanelles and other sites of memory Friday 18th January 2013 In an illustrated lecture Paul Gough reflects upon his sojourns in the 1990s in the memory-scapes of Gallipoli, exploring the charred…

Katherine Mansfield Society Fourth Essay Prize Competition Results

Katherine Mansfield Society Fourth Essay Prize Competition Results

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce the winner of its fourth international essay competition, on the theme of ‘Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial’. The judges, Professor Elleke Boehmer (Professor of World Literature, University of Oxford), Dr Simone Oettli…

8 Feb 13: Waitangi Day Charity Ball

8 Feb 13: Waitangi Day Charity Ball

John Greagor, President of the New Zealand Society in the UK,sends  New Year’s greetings.  The Society is celebrating its 85thBirthday this year. There is a busy and exciting time coming up with the official Waitangi Day (New Zealand’s national day) events being hosted by…