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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,…