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    • HOW TO WRITE A POEM

      The Piano
    • Join Karlo Mila, Kate Camp and Tayi Tibble, chaired by Bernadette Hall, and find out what drives their material, what they think makes a good poem, and how to write your own.

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    • LANDLORDING

      Tūranga
    • Satirist and renter Murdoch Stephens speaks with satirist and one-time landlord Danyl McLauchlan about Murdoch's new novel Rat King Landlord, the housing crisis, and life and debt.

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    • CONFLUENCE

      The Piano
    • Curated by Daisy Speaks, Confluence is a celebration of the vā: a bringing together of the musical brilliance of Judah Band and The Byllie Jean Project with words from Ben Brown, Karlo Mila, Juanita Hepi, Dietrich Soakai, Hana Pera Aoake, Ruby Solly and Tusiata Avia

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    • TAKEN PLACES: SENSE OF PLACE & BODY IN THE SHORT STORY

      The Piano
    • Tracey Slaughter knows short stories. In this workshop she presents discussions and exercises to focus you on fully inhabiting landscape in your work, aimed at achieving dynamic writing that takes the reader by the senses, meshing them into the story through an evocative and visceral engagement with place.

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    • THE FARAWAY NEAR: AVA HOMA & BEHROUZ BOOCHANI

      Tūranga
    • Celebrated Kurdish author Ava Homa's Daughters of Smoke and Fire takes us into the extraordinary lives of Kurdish people in Iran, and a young woman's fight for justice. Live from the Faraway Near, Ava speaks with New Zealand's own great Kurdish writer-in-exile, Behrouz Boochani.

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    • REMEMBERING HELEN KELLY

      The Piano
    • Trade Unionist Helen Kelly's biographer Rebecca Macfie speaks with Morgan Godfery about the huge impact Kelly left on New Zealand's political and industrial landscapes.

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    • THE FARAWAY NEAR: HARI KUNZRU

      Tūranga
    • Step into The Faraway Near with London-born novelist Hari Kunzru, live from New York, for a journey down the alt-right rabbit hole. Written after 20 years spent following online conspiracies, Red Pill explores an American intellectual's mid-life crisis and torrid affair, not with a lover, but with the paranoid certainty of the internet itself.

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    • THE FARAWAY NEAR: NOTES FROM AN APOCALYPSE

      Tūranga
    • Mark O’Connell's Notes from an Apocalypse details the lives of doomsday preppers around the world, from environmentalists fearing climate change to billionaire entrepreneurs like Peter Thiel buying property in New Zealand. Join O’Connell, live from Dublin, in conversation with fellow doomsday researcher Tom Doig.

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    • THE FARAWAY NEAR: TOMMY ORANGE

      Tūranga
    • Tommy Orange (Cheyenne, Arapaho) is the author of There There, an electrifying, best-selling story about the lives of urban Native Americans. Live from California, Tommy speaks about his work and craft, Native American history and culture, and how the pandemic is affecting his communities today.

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