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Golden Bay Live Poets presents Ben Brown

Thursday 15th November 2018

Ben Brown will perform at Golden Bay Live Poets after performing at Nelson and Motueka Live Poets this month.

Ben, born in Motueka and of Waikato-Tainui descent, was the writer-in-residence at Hagley College in Christchurch in 2009 and was awarded the Maori Writer’s Residency at the Michael King Writers' Centre in 2011. His book, The Kindling and the Blaze: Reflections on the Concept of Mana, was shortlisted in the 2014 Nga Kupu Ora Aotearoa Maori Book Awards.

Ben has written over twenty children's books and won the 2006 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards for Best Picture Book.

Golden Bay musician Nick Feint will open for Ben at the Mussel Inn. Gold coin entry.

Thanks to Creative Communities for their support.



November 15, 2018




Golden Bay / Abel Tasman


Mussel Inn
Onekaka, Golden Bay

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Gold coin entry


Additional Info

Official Website


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