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InVoice and Music

InVoice and Music

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  • Fri 30 Mar ’12, 8:00pm – 10:00pm


The PumpHouse Theatre, Killarney Park, Takapuna


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Two lovely poets - meeting for an evening of poetic battle. Don't miss out!

Legendary Penny Somevaille and young and up and coming Sali Namwinga
+ Q&A session, where you can ask our guest any questions
+ Open mic - 3 minutes slots, everybody welcome

To register to perform email gus@printablereality.com.

Also featuring music by Dubtext (dubtext.co.nz) and The White Wall - Kinetic Sculpture Ensemble. Bar open, stay after for a party by the lake... it will be pumping!


I was a ‘closet’ writer for a number of years, and finally in 1998 I was accepted to do a writing paper at Victoria University with Bill Manhire, and went on to complete a BA in English and Writing Studies at the University of Auckland as a mature part-time student. During that time I became interested in reading my own work at Poetry Live, The Lounge (Michele Leggott’s poetry readings at University) Rhythm & Verse at Lopdell House, the Pah Homestead, and other local venues. I have been published in Raewyn Alexander’s Magazine ; Sidestream, Live Lines, PotRoast, Blackmail Press, and The Bridge Project on NZEPC I am currently one of four MC’s at Poetry Live at the Thirsty Dog.


Zambian-born Sali moved to England when she was 11 and to New Zealand when she was 16. Being part of the diaspora has been a strong influence on her writing which was originally inspired by her nurse mother and military turned probation officer father. More recently poetry has become an essential way of exploring and expressing her experience of being an immigrant in a culture unfamiliar with Africa.

The White Wall
“The White Wall”: poetic-kinetic-sculpture improv movement troupe engaging with their immediate environment in a very unique way. Their performances are candid and responsive. "The WW" are moving in nature and reflecting that through movement and stillness. Nature!... whether it is the urban nature or the green nature or human nature or...

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