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NZ Taxi Drivers Tell their Stories - Migrant Journeys 2

NZ Taxi Drivers Tell their Stories - Migrant Journeys 2

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  • Fri 10 May, 7:00pm – 9:00pm


Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, 12 Bruce St, Masterton


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


Arrow FM

Migrant Journeys 2 - NZ Taxi Drivers Tell Their Stories.

Koha is welcome.
Doors open 6.30.
Event starts 7pm.

A community listening experience, featuring the stories of two NZ taxi drivers.
- Helmi al Kattat originally from Iraq
- Sukhdev Singh Bains from Punjab

The two drivers look back on their often turbulent lives and their life here in Aotearoa. Their stories have been recorded by Arrow FM and also included in 'Migrant Journeys' (Bridget Williams Books).

Also featuring:
- Adrienne Jansen, editor of More of Us (Landing Press), an anthology of poetry by 46 writers, from 29 countries, who have come to NZ as migrants or refugees

- Diane Comer, editor of The Braided River: Migration and the Personal Essay (Otago University Press), a collection of 200 personal essays by 37 migrants from 20 countries

- An address by Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson

- Live music by Jonáš Koukl

Presented by Arrow FM, with the support of The Office of Ethnic Communities, Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson, Trust House, Nectarine NZ, Noise Productions, and Aratoi.

For information: Arrow FM (06) 378 0255.
Koha is welcome.

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