Events 2015

In Conversation: Kevin Ireland and Peter Bland

26 July 2015 - 4 pm

Two giant figures of New Zealand writing reflect and reminisce on more than five decades of creative endeavour. Both have been influential in the development of the New Zealand voice in poetry

Poet, novelist, fiction writer, librettist and, most recently, painter, Kevin Ireland is a loved Devonport local, keen fisherman and cricket club regular. One of the original “sons of Sargeson”, he is now among the country’s most renowned and awarded poets.

Peter Bland is as a poet and actor, whose career has included 30 films, theatre, broadcasting, journalism and arts writing. He was a founding force in Downstage Theatre, where he helped to bring New Zealand stories to the stage.

Sunday July 26, 2014, 4 pm

Michael King Writers’ Centre, Summit Road, Takarunga Mt Victoria, Devonport (off Kerr St)

Entry by koha ($5)

Bookings recommended

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