Dunedin reading, 05 December

A moving Dunedin reading of Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand!

 Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Place

Saturday, 05 December

With OUP Publisher Rachel Scott, Editors Michelle Elvy & David Eggleton, and presentations from writers and artists who contributed to this new volume of work.

Featuring:

Rahaf Almabaid
Claire Beynon
Denise Copland
Ewan McDougall
Emma Neale
Jillian Sullivan
Hanif Quazi
Susan Wardell

OUP publisher Rachel Scott introduces the anthology, photo credits for all Dunedin event photos Dr Jonathan Woolrych

 

David Eggleton

Ewan McDougall

 

Hanif Quazi

 

               

Sponsored by the Dunedin City Library and Dunedin City of Literature

Find out more about Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand at the Otago University Press book page.

Wellington reading, 03 December

A wonderful Wellington reading of Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand!

Thursday, 03 December 2020 at GOOD BOOKS, 2/16 Jessie Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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Introduced by Editor Michelle Elvy, with presentations from writers and artists who contributed to this new volume of work.

Featuring:

Jennifer Halli
Zainaa Hilal
Fiona Lincoln
Catarina de Peters Leitão
Hanif Quazi
Sudha Rao
Ellie Stiggers
Apirana Taylor
Stacey Teague

Becky Popham  of GOOD BOOKS introduces the event

 

Dr Hanif Quazi

Stacey Teague

 

Jennifer Halli

Fiona Lincoln

Catarina de Peters Leitão

Sudha Rao

Ellie Stiggers

Zainaa Hilal

Find out more about Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand at the Otago University Press book page.

Auckland reading, 15 November

What a fabulous Auckland reading of Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand!

 

Sunday, November 15, 2020  2:00 PM  3:00 PM, hosted by The Open Book, 201 Ponsonby Road, Auckland 

With Editor Paula Morris and readings by 

Shriya Bhagwat
Jack Cottrell
Maryana Garcia
Ghazaleh Golbakhsh
Faisal Halabi
Victoria Ivashkova
Angelique Kasmara
Tsitsi Mapepa
Kim Meredith
Mustaq Missouri 
Richard Pamatatau
Hanif Quazi
Josie Shapiro
Naomi Simon-Kumar
Neema Singh
Kirsteen Ure
 

Thank you, all! 

 

Find out more about Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand at the Otago University Press book page.

Ko Aotearoa Tātou launches at WORD Christchurch 2020!

Thank you to Rachael King and the wonderful WORD team for hosting the launch of this beautiful book. The event began with a welcome by Corban Te Aika, cultural advisor in the Office of the Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori, Pacific and Equity at UC.

Editor Paula Morris spoke about the making of the book, as did OUP publisher Rachel Scott. Art Editor David Eggleton spoke about the artistic expressions of the book.  Hanif Quazi delivered a moving speech about the Muslim community in Christchurch.

Readers included Jillian Sullivan, Vera Dong, Ghazaleh Golbakhsh, David Gregory, Donna Miles-Mojab, Mohamed Hassan, Selina Tusitala Marsh, essa may ranapiri and E Wen Wong. 

What a wonderful gathering of voices!

 

David Eggleton

Hanif Quazi

Selina Tusitala Marsh

Vera Hua Dong

Jillian Sullivan

essa may ranapiri

Donna Miles-Mojab

David Gregory

Mohamed Hassan

Ghazaleh Golbaksh

David Eggleton with his tokotoko

E Wen Wong

E Wen Wong and Vera Hua Dong in the audience — a happy event!

Find out more about Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand at the Otago University Press book page.

Contributors

Poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction by:

Rahaf Almabaid

Tusiata Avia

Shriya Bhagwat

Jack Remiel Cottrell

Debra Daley

Vera Hua Dong

David Eggleton

Anaru Eketone

Amber Esau

Ezra Feau

Nida Fiazi

Maryana Garcia

Miriama Gemmel

Ghazaleh Golbaksh

David Gregory

Faisal Halabi

Mohamed Hassan

Courtney Hilden

Tamati Hohepa

Victoria Ivashkova

Marissa Johnpillai

Angelique Kasmara

Blaine Kelly 

Sarah Kolver

Miha Kovacevic

Melanie Kwang

Anna Lafaitele

Catarina de Peters Leitão

Lynette Leong

Renee Liang

Fiona Lincoln

Tsitsi Mapepa

Selina Tusitala Marsh

Te Ariki Maunsell

Courtney Sina Meredith

Kim Meredith

Donna Miles-Mojab

Mustaq Missouri

Fardowsa Mohamed

Emma Neale

Mikaela Nyman

Nataliya Oryshchuk

Richard Pamatatau

Aiwa Pooamorn

Hanif Quazi

essa may ranapiri

Sudha Rao

Vaughan Rapatahana

Reihana Robinson

Tania Roxborogh

Ali Shakir

Josie Shapiro

Naomi Simon-Kumar

Neema Singh

Jillian Sullivan

Apirana Taylor

Stacey Teague

Kirsteen Ure

Susan Wardell

Alison Wong

E. Wen Wong

Anna Woods

Sigred Yamit

Nidhi Zak

Visual art by:

Greta Anderson  

Claire Beynon

Israel Birch

Nigel Brown

Barry Cleavin

Dee Copland

Garry Currin

Melanie Dixon

Zena Elliott

Michael Hight

Zaina Hilal

Penny Howard

Simon Kaan

Yuki Kihara

Andy Leleisi’uoa 

Kim Lowe

Ewan McDougall

Eddie Monotone

Kim Pieters

Sabine Poppe

John Pule 

Bridget Reweti

Ellie Stiggers

Zulfirman Syah

Mele Siniva Williams

Leafa Wilson

Sophie Yu

Reza Zareian-Jahromi