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Giggles And Gases And Poos And Farts Storytime

A blast of an event and back by popular demand! Get ready to laugh your pants off at our Giggles and Gases and Poos and Farts Storytime, where our fabulous local librarian Penny Griffin reads stories like Poo Bum, No One ...

Pearl In A Whirl With Catherine Robertson

When floods devastated Hawke’s Bay, Catherine Robertson was taken by the story of a cat called Pearl who survived the destruction of her family home. She got illustrator Fifi Colston and Penguin Random House on ...

Story Time With Gavin Bishop

Bring your little ones to the Featherston Library to experience the joy of listening to one of Aotearoa’s beloved children’s writers and illustrators Gavin Bishop. His many books include Joy Cowley’s ...

Author Spotlight: Carl Hayman

What does it mean to be a modern All Black, expected to perform at a mental and physical peak when player body mass has increased by 30% since the 1960s and new research is showing the horrifying impact of head injuries ...

tYPeWriteR BOnanZA Workshop With Katja Starke

When was the last time you wrote a love letter? Be guided through the process of writing a sparkly, poetic and spunky letter from start to finish on an old school typewriter by artist Katja Starke. Choose your favourite ...

The New Zealand Wars

It has been said the New Zealand Wars were more significant in shaping our country than Te Tiriti o Waitangi. This session seeks to explore whether that is true, and to dig deeper into a troubled time in our history. ...

Joy Cowley Writing For Children Workshop

Joy Cowley wrote, “Storytelling is natural to children. They find meaning in the stories they hear, and they make meaning with the stories they tell.” However, successful writing for children is a specialist ...

Pioneers Of Hop And Grain

New Zealand has had a long and storied love affair with beer, the world’s oldest drink. In Continuous Ferment, Greg Ryan charts that story – why we love it, why we love so much of it and how our tastes have ...

Mrs Blackwell’s Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

The abundant and the beautiful: making good food and fibre that won’t break the planet

Justine Ross (Meet You At The Main Divide) and her husband Geoff almost broke the internet when Country Calendar filmed ...

On The Couch: Tāme Iti

Tāme Iti (Ngāi Tūhoe, Waikato, Te Arawa) is known as many things – activist, artist, actor, author, terrorist and cyclist. He rose to prominence as a member of the protest group Ngā Tamatoa more than 40 years ...

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