Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Friday 15th-Sunday 17th September 2017
The Festival begins on Friday afternoon with two events for local schools: Birdlife Production's performance of Kokako's Song and Emma Steven's depiction of life in remote Alaska.
On Friday evening a fun quiz will feature Joe Bennett, well known columnist and raconteur as quizmaster.
On Saturday morning Nelson storyteller, Roger Sanders, will spin tales for younger children.
Followed on Saturday and Sunday by conversations with or presentations by eleven of New Zealand's best known authors. Including Fleur Beale, Joe Bennett, Fiona Farrell, Gerard Hindmarsh, Fiona Kidman, Elizabeth Knox, Sarah Laing, Veronika Meduna, Jenny Pattrick, Paddy Richardson and Duncan Sarkies.
Twilight poetry on Saturday evening features Nelson Love Poets: Roger Lusby, Panni Palasti and Carol Don Ercolano with Fiona Kidman and Fiona Farrell.
Mapua / Moutere / Motueka
Mapua Community Hall
72 Aranui Road
Quiz $25, Author talks $15 each or $10 each for 4 or more
Tickets from www.mapuacommunitylibrary.co.nz ph. +6435403934.