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Full House of Laureates

A rare chance to hear all New Zealand’s living poet laureates read at one event. Current laureate Michele Leggott is joined by former laureates Jenny Bornholdt, Bill Manhire, Elizabeth Smither and Brian Turner for an evening of vintage New Zealand poetry, a glass of Te Mata Estate wine, and the launch of poetry CDs by Manhire and Bornholdt. Kate Camp is master of ceremonies.
Where: National Library of New Zealand foyer and Reading Room
When: August 4 5.30pm, readings start 6pm.