We celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori with a night of storytelling, where writers and creatives share their personal journeys with te reo Māori on the theme of kia kaha te reo Māori.
Speakers' lineup includes:
Jill Day, Deputy Mayor and Councillor for Māori Partnerships
Colin Feslier, journalist and communications advisor, Māori Language Commission
Te Ripowai Higgins, advocate and academic
Horomona Horo, taonga pūoro musician
Nadine Hura, writer
Matariki Williams, curator Mātauranga Māori, Te Papa
Johnson Witehira, artist and communications lecturer, AUT
MCed by Khali Philip-Barbara and Te Kahureremoa Taumata, Timotimo, with Ray Ahipene-Mercer as kaitiaki.
In partnership with Wellington City Council and New Zealand Book Council. Cash bar.