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Porirua Writers’ Walk

Porirua Writers’ Walk

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  • Fri 16 Mar ’12, 2:30pm – 9:00pm


PATAKA Art + Museum, Cnr Parumoana and Norrie St, Porirua - Mana


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Panel discussion “How Living in Porirua influenced my Writing".

Led by Gary McCormick with Patricia Grace, Adrienne Jansen, Juliette MacIver & Neil Penman.

Venue: Performance Space, Pataka

3.30 PM

Reading, Porirua Public Library

With popular local children’s author Juliette MacIver. Author of the popular Marmaduke Duck series and other titles. Seven books of Juliette’s to be given away as spot prizes.
Venue: Porirua Public Library Children’s Section

4.30 PM

Porirua Writers’ Walk launch function in Performance Space, Pataka.
Authors' readings, children's involvement, audio-visual presentation, spot prizes and light refreshments

- Gary McCormick, MC for the evening
- Taku Parai, Ngati Toa Kaumatua,
- Kim Baxter, Chair Writers’ Walk Committee
- Nick Leggett, Mayor of Porirua
- Bob Cater, Chairperson Porirua Community Arts Council

Readings by local authors and poets.
Announcement of Children’s Writing competition.
Light refreshments – tea coffee and fruit juice, finger foods.
Mix mingle and meet the authors.
It is hoped to have some of the authors’ books, which may be available for purchase and/or signing on the night.

Spot prizes include books and book vouchers.

An audio visual display of the proposed writers’ walk, business plan and design concepts will also be on view.

Hosted by Porirua Community Arts Council inc. & Whitireia Library
Contact: secretary on (04) 237 9902
Mobile: 027 865 542
Email: Philjoconnell@gmail.com

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