Wairarapa Word this month feat. Madeleine Slavick

20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy – an hour with the author, Madeleine Slavick – Sunday, 2 March, 3pm, Almo’s Books, 42 High St, Carterton Wairarapa Word presents “20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy” with author, editor, publisher, and photographer Madeleine Slavick, who will perform some of her writing, and discuss a selection of her 30+ … More Wairarapa Word this month feat. Madeleine Slavick

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Festive ‘Wairarapa Word’ Happenings over the weekend!

Wairarapa Word presents: SATURDAY 14 Dec – Wairarapa Word has hired a stall to offer a range of books by Wairarapa-based writers.  A good selection of children’s books, poetry, cookbooks, local history, and more.  Where?  Cobblestones Museum Market, Greytown, 10-1, free entry   SUNDAY 15 Dec – Wairarapa Word has put together a variety show, the 12 Nights of Christmas, with stories, poems, and … More Festive ‘Wairarapa Word’ Happenings over the weekend!

Hinemoana Baker, Humming House, Grace and Tony! ReCooper8’s got a party going on!

ReCooper8 this month airs: Thursday 21st November 8pm Sunday 24th November 10pm Thursday 28th November 8pm Tune in 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz* Struggling to adapt to a life without the Kokomai Festival?  Well, try ReCooper8!  Tune in to Arrow FM tonight at 8pm and enjoy an interview with Hinemoana Baker (which includes … More Hinemoana Baker, Humming House, Grace and Tony! ReCooper8’s got a party going on!

Wairarapa Word, this Sunday, 3rd November

A reminder that it’s wairarapa word this Sunday 3 November 3pm at Almo’s Books, 42 High St, Carterton and the guest writer this month is Christine Hunt Daniell.   Christine has authored four books, with Just an orange for Christmas – Stories from the Wairarapa her most recent title. Published earlier this year, the book took her six years to create … More Wairarapa Word, this Sunday, 3rd November

16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16

Here’s a press release from local poet and organiser of this year’s events for National Poetry Day, Madeleine Slavick.  I hope you will support this fantastic event, which is bringing local, homegrown poetry to the people:  16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16 Sixteen Wairarapa writers from Cape Palliser to Pahiatua … More 16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16

ReCooper8 July: The One where Lucy Goes On and On about being on Holiday

For those of a chilly disposition, look away now, because July’s edition of ReCooper8 is one big holiday BOAST!  I’ll even confess to pre-recording some of the show in my mum’s back garden in what can only be described as rather hot temperatures!  Tune in to 92.7FM (or listen live at Arrow FM) at 8pm … More ReCooper8 July: The One where Lucy Goes On and On about being on Holiday

Poetry and Leather… who’d have thought it!

ReCooper8 this month airs on  Thursday 20th June @ 8pm  Sunday 23rd June @ 10pm  Thursday 27th June @ 8pm  92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz My feature guest this month is Trevor Lamb, an artist whose chosen medium is leather – a versatile and beguiling material, the seemingly infinite possibilities and potential of … More Poetry and Leather… who’d have thought it!