Porirua Writers’ Walk
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|Fri 16 Mar ’12, 2:30pm–9:00pm||
Where: PATAKA Art + Museum, Cnr Parumoana and Norrie St, Porirua - Mana
Restrictions: All Ages
- Admission: Free
Event listed by: Porirua City Council
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
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
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