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GB Live Poets presents a tribute to Gordon Challis

Thursday 26th April 2018

Golden Bay Live Poets honours Gordon Challis who passed away this year on March 3rd.

Sam Hunt acknowledges him as a major influence; Bill Manhire included his poem ‘Walking An Imaginary Dog’ in The Best of Best New Zealand Poems; and Robert Bly commends his Spanish translation work.

His poetry has been featured in the NZ Listener, Landfall, the Times Literary Supplement and the Manchester Guardian, among others, as well as being included in many anthologies.

Join us to launch Gordon's last Spanish translation collection of poetry.

Everyone is welcome to attend or participate in the Open Mic. Contact Rose at

Thanks to Creative Communities for their support.



April 26




Golden Bay / Abel Tasman


Mussel Inn
Onekaka, Golden Bay

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