Scoop Review of Books

Baxter in Jerusalem Talk by John Newton

Writers on Mondays

John Newton’s book The Double Rainbow: James K. Baxter, Ngati Hau and the Jerusalem Commune is ‘a work of cultural history that aspires to be a work of bicultural history’. He talks with publisher Fergus Barrowman about his pilgrimage to uncover what life was really like for Maori and Pakeha communities in Baxter’s Jerusalem.

Where: The Marae, Level 4, Te Papa, Cable Street, Wellington (please note that no food may be taken onto The Marae)

Time: 12.15-1.15pm

The Writers on Mondays series is presented by the International Institute of Modern Letters and The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Each session is open to the public and free of charge.