Auckland Writers Festival

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Upcoming events

Monday 13 May 2019, 19:00

1. Doughnut Economics: Kate Raworth

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Tuesday 14 May 2019, 19:00

2. Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2019

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Wednesday 15 May 2019, 18:00

Man, Sitting in a Garden

with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall
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Wednesday 15 May 2019, 19:30

4. Everyday Act of Racism The University of Auckland Festival Forum

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Thursday 16 May 2019, 12:00

06. Hong Kong Food City With Tony Tan

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, MASU Restaurant
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Thursday 16 May 2019, 14:00

7. Orlando

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Thursday 16 May 2019, 19:00

9. Festival Gala Night 2019: True Stories Told Live At The Crossroads

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Thursday 16 May 2019, 20:30

10. Purakau: Maori Myths Retold

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 08:15

11. Stardust & Substance

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 09:00

127. Workshop: Vincent O'Sullivan: The Short Story

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Friday 17 May 2019, 10:00

13. A Life's Work: Anne Michaels

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 10:00

14. The Food of Love: Joanne Drayton

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 10:00

15. An Abuse of History

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 11:00

128. Workshop: Liam McIlvanney: Plotting a Thriller

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Friday 17 May 2019, 11:30

19. Tracking Killers: Charles Graeber

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 11:30

17. Sisters Brothers Mothers Sons: Patrick Dewitt

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 11:30

18. Entrees

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 13:00

21. The New Zealand Wars: Vincent O'Malley Michael King Memorial

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 13:00

22. Axiomatic: Maria Tumarkin

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 13:00

129. Workshop: Alexander Chee: How to Write an Autobiograhpical Novel

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Friday 17 May 2019, 13:00

23. America Is Not The Heart: Elaine Castillo

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 14:00

26. Orlando

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 14:30

27. Other Lives: Artemis Cooper

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 14:30

28. Natives: Akala

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 14:30

29. Dazzling Cuts: Zachary Thomas Dodson

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 15:00

130. Workshop: Paula Morris: Three Dimensions

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Friday 17 May 2019, 16:00

32. The Sum of The Score: Simon O'Neill & Eugenia Cheng

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 16:00

34. The Unwritten Rule

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 16:00

33. Generation X: Douglas Coupland

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 17:00

131. Workshop: Tessa Duder: Long Fiction For Younger Readers

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Friday 17 May 2019, 17:30

40. The Toll: Luke Wright

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Limelight, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 17:30

37. Asia's Reckoning: Richard McGregor

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 17:30

38. Go Went Gone: Jenny Erpenbeck

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 19:00

43. Poets Showcase: Tend II Here

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 19:00

42. Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel: Val Emmich

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 20:45

44. Let's Go: Jeff Tweedy

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Friday 17 May 2019, 21:00

45. I Have Loved Me A Man: Mika

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Friday 17 May 2019, 23:59

126. Jaqueline Cangro - Appointment with the Editor

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 09:00

132. Workshop: Maria Turmakin: The Hard Bits

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:00

47. Bridge of Clay: Markus Zusak

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:00

49. The Good Imigrant

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:00

52. Orlando

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:00

48. Other Minds: Peter Godfrey-Smith

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 10:15

53. Theo Schoon: Damian Skinner

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 11:15

133. Workshop: Zachary Thomas Dodson: Visual Narrative

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 11:30

55. An Inside Peek

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 11:30

57. Public Life: Maris O'Rourke and Kim Workman

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 11:30

56. Literary Crush: John Boyne

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 11:45

59. The Joy of Swimming: Annette Lees

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 13:00

134. Workshop: Susan Orlean: Start, Stop

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 13:00

63. At Home and Abroad: Kirsty Gunn

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 13:00

61. Of Exile and Home: Sisonke Msimang

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 13:00

62. Greek to Me: Mary Norris

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 13:15

65. Maoriland: Roger Blackley

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 14:00

66. Orlando

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 14:30

67. Home Fire: Kamila Shamshie

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 14:30

69. Watch Us Rise

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 14:30

68. A Sporting Nation

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 15:00

135. Workshop: David Chariandy: Bipoc Writing Today

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 16:00

72. Bibi: Anshel Pfeffer

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 16:00

74. A Mistake: Carl Shuker

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 16:00

73. The Essex Serpent: Sarah Perry

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 17:00

136. Workshop: Jacquelin Cangro: Setting a Place

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 17:30

80. What I Learned From Johnny Bevan: Luke Wright

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Limelight, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 17:30

78. Writing the Adventure: Patrick Leigh Fermor - Artemis Cooper

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 17:30

77. Merchants of Truth: Jill Abramson

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 19:00

82. Anxiety, The Comedy: Eamonn Marra

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 19:00

81. The Heart of War: Antony Beevor

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 20:45

83. Dead People I Have Known: Shayne Carter

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Saturday 18 May 2019, 21:00

84. I Have Loved Me A Man: Mika

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 09:00

137. Workshop: Kathryn Burnett: Get Creative

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 10:00

87. To Life: Alexander Chee

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 10:00

88. The Art of Logic: Eugenia Cheng

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 10:00

86. The New 90

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 10:15

91. The Meaning of Trees: Robert Vennel

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 11:00

138. Workshop: Anne Kennedy: On Voice

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 11:30

93. The Future of Work: Hobs, Robots and Us - Kinley Salmon

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 11:30

92. Less is More: Andrew sean Greer

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 11:30

94. Tartan Noir: Liam Mcilvanney

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 11:45

97. Finding Frances: Mary Kisler

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 13:00

139. Workshop: Jacquelin Cangro: Reading Like a Writer

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 13:00

100. In The Distance: Carla Guelfenbein

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 13:00

98. Factfulness: Ola Rosling & Anna Rosling Ronnlund

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 13:00

99. The Library Book: Susan Orlean

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 13:15

103. Hail! Hail! Rock N Roll

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 14:00

104. Orlando

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 14:30

105. Curing Cancer: Charles Graeber

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 14:30

107. In The Wild: Miriam Lancewood

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 14:30

106. Meaning To Tell You: David Chariandy

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 15:00

140. Workshop: Grace Taylor: From Noticing to Being

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Waihorotiu 1
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 16:00

111. Global Intimacy: Porochista Khakpour

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Papakura, New Zealand, Hunua Room
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 16:00

110. Number 15: Marilyn Waring

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
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Sunday 19 May 2019, 16:00

112. The Comma Clinic

with Auckland Writers Festival

Venue Auckland, New Zealand, Heartland Festival Room
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