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Pukapuka Talks: On The Edge

Friday 25th October 2019

Chessie Henry and Miriam Lancewood reveal what drove them to write such intimate memoirs about their extraordinary lives.

Debut authors Chessie Henry (We Can Make A Life, winner of the E.H. McCormick Prize for General Non-Fiction at this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards) and international media sensation Miriam Lancewood (Woman in the Wilderness) explore living on the edge of civilisation and natural disasters, and the link between lifestyle and wellbeing.

Chaired by Kerry Sunderland.

Presented by Nelson Arts Festival
Proudly supported by Page & Blackmore, Allen & Unwin and Victoria University Press


October 25, 2019


11am; 60 mins, no interval


Nelson & suburbs


Founders Heritage Park
87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson
The Granary Festival Café

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Price $16 (plus TicketDirect service fee)

Tickets from Theatre Royal, Nelson i-SITE, Richmond Mall Info Desk, all TicketDirect outlets ph. 03 548 3840, ext 1; 0800 224 224..


Additional Info

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