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All of Us - National Poetry Day Event

All of Us - National Poetry Day Event

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  • Fri 24 Aug ’18, 11:45am – 1:30pm


Te Ahumairangi Ground Floor, National Library, cnr Molesworth & Aitken Streets, Thorndon, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

A National Poetry Day event with poetry readings about coming to Aotearoa and living here by Whitireia Writing Programme students, Landing Press and friends.

Programme of poetry readings:
- 11.45-12pm — Landing Press
- 12.15-12.45pm ESOL students from around the region
- 1-1.30pm Whitireia writing students and friends

National Poetry Day was established in 1997. A one-day national poetry event extravaganza, it is held on the fourth Friday of August each year.

From seasoned poets, to total newbies, to the simply-a-bit-curious, participants in Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2018 — on Friday, 24 August — will have the opportunity to be touched by the magic and excitement of poetry, to get involved in the poetry community, and to discover New Zealand poets, share poems and explore and experience what poetry is all about.

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