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Associated Events
 When  What  Where
Sunday
11 September 11am – 3pm
Indie Book Fair

Especially for the Going West Books & Writers Festival, Te Uru’s Learning Centre will become a thriving showcase of zines, handmade books and limited-edition publications. Some publications will be for sale (sales are cash only – there is an ATM nearby in the village), but we’ll also be exhibiting rare or out-of-print examples.

Te Uru Learning Centre

420 Titirangi Road
Titirangi

10 September – 13 November John Parker: Cause and Effect

Launched in conjunction with a major new book, Cause and Effect celebrates and surveys John Parker’s 50-year career of breaking rules and redefining what it means to make pottery in Aotearoa.

Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery

420 Titirangi Road
Titirangi

Wednesday
7 September, 7.30pm
Film Season:
The Snapper Sandwich

The Snapper Sandwich is the story of a filmmaker and musician, the power of combining music and film, a heart-warming journey of discovery, stories that make a difference and where finding your place to stand is not always where you expect.
Come and experience a new and innovative form of live performance documentary unlike anything you have ever seen before.

Lopdell House

420 Titirangi Road
Titirangi

Tickets: $10
iticket.co.nz

 When What Where
Saturday
3 September, 3pm
Whakaahutia Mai

A fully te reo Māori children’s play by Kahu Hotere, Whakaahuatia Mai is a light-hearted journey into the world of whanaungatanga. Journeying to his marae for the tangi of
his kuia, eleven-year old Miharo discovers the beauty of tikanga, the importance of tangihanga and the aroha of his whakapapa.

Hoani Waititi Marae,
Parrs Park

Free Admission

Sunday
4th September, 4pm & 7pm

Film Season: Tanna

Going West premiere of the newly released drama directed by Bentley Dean and Martin Butler Tanna is a multi-award-winning feature film set in the South Pacific, based on a true story and performed by the people of Yakel in Vanuatu. 100 mins

Glen Eden Playhouse

15 Glendale Rd, Glen Eden

Tickets: $10 iticket.co.nz

Saturday
3rd September
10am – 2.30pm
&
Sunday
4th September
10am – 4pm 

Lunch provided

FROM THE EDGE with Rosanna Raymond and Grace Taylor

A spoken word poetry and movement workshop series to navigate your voice, your body, your story, from the edge to the centre. These workshops are designed to make your authentic self be heard and seen, through wordplay, creating poems, embodying poems, exploring costume to adorn the self we choose to offer to the world. this is the opportunity to use creative means to redefine and reclaim your identities for yourself. For more information call 027 368 5279.

Hoani Waititi Marae  
 When  What  Where
Friday
9 September, 7.30pm

Word Up Finals

Word Up is an exciting word-based performance competition which gives 13-20-year-olds the opportunity to present their original work in any word-based genre from rap, poetry, spoken word, music or even stand-up comedy. This is an action-packed evening not to be missed, featuring some of our finest young performers as they battle it out for some great prizes.

Shed 1,
Corban Estate Arts Centre

2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson

Entry by Koha

Saturday
20 August, 12 – 6pm
SNAPSHOTWEST

An event celebrating youth creativity in the west

Corban Estate Arts Centre

2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson

Free

9 September – 23 October

Opening event: Thursday 8 September

Contemporary Artefacts: solo exhibition by Chris Charteris

The Glorious Children of Te Tumu: solo exhibition by Benjamin Work

FLWS & AFCT: solo exhibition by Kenneth Merick

Corban Estate Arts Centre

2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson

 When What Where
Wednesday 31 August
6.30pm registration for a 7pm start
Poetry Slam Heat 1
This is where the spoken word hits the road in a fast-paced evening of competitive performance poetry. Three finalists from each of four heats will compete in the Grand Final
Te Pou Theatre
44A Portage Road,
New Lynn
7 – 18 SeptemberKoanga Festival
The festival includes a playwrights workshop with Albert Belz, play readings, the Whānau Day, and a development seasons of two Maori Plays
Te Pou Theatre
44A Portage Road,
New Lynn
Sunday 11 September
10am – 4pm

Whānau Day
A fun-filled day celebrating storytelling from around the globe with theatre performances, story readings, face painting, market stalls, children’s games and competitions. Nau mai haere mai!

Te Pou Theatre
44A Portage Road,
New Lynn

Free

1 – 4 September
Thursday & Friday 8pm
Saturday 4pm, 8pm, Sunday 4pm

SEASON: Sham
The only thing Meryl and her sister ever shared was the ability to make each other absolutely miserable. And now, after 20 years … guess who’s coming for dinner?A blistering black comedy, peppered with vicious wit and emotional combat, Sham unflinchingly explores the fallout of a family whose secrets have been laid bare.

Starring Michelle Hine, Darien Takle, Annie Whittle and Amanda Tito. Directed by Conrad Newport. Written by Jess Sayer (2015 recipient of Bruce Mason Award).

Te Pou Theatre
44A Portage Road,
New Lynn

Tickets:
Full price – $32
Concession – $27
plus any booking fee

22 – 24 September
Friday – Sunday 7.30pm
Saturday & Sunday – 2pm
Sunday – 5pm Writers Forum
STUDIO SEASON 2016:Strange & Wonderful
A collection of strange and wonderful new one-act plays by studio writers, curated into two full-length programmes that alternate over four nights and two matinees, including a forum with Gary Henderson and the writers.Peek behind the scenes, preview the work and join the discussion at www.writing.school.nz

Te Pou Theatre
44A Portage Road,
New Lynn

Tickets:
Full price – $20
Concession – $15 plus any booking fee

Tickets for The Books and Writers Weekend, Poetry Slam Final and Theatre Season are be available NOW through the helpful people at iTicket*

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