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Posts Tagged ‘ writing ’

McDonalds Young Entertainers star guiding the next generation

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Ainslie Allen has gone through several stages of performing life since the 90s hit TV show.



A Score for new publisher Escalator Press and its first book

Sep 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Whitireia Polytech’s creative writing programme celebrates its 20th birthday by launching new imprint.



Online literary journal released this week by Whitireia schools

Nov 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Uncategorized

4th Floor 2012 is a team effort by creative writing and publishing faculties at Whitireia Polytechnic.



Poetry slam nationals in Wellington

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THE NATIONAL Poetry Slam final is being held in Wellington this weekend, and organisers hope it will boost the popularity of poems in New Zealand.

The competition has been running thoughout the country over the past four months. the 12 finalists will be given three minutes to present an original poem – without any props – and they’ll be judged by audience members randomly selected on the night.



Versatility a strength of NZ publishers

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

NEW ZEALANDERS employed in publishing may have the edge when looking for work overseas thanks to their versatility. Whitireia Publishing’s Rachel Lawson says workers often need to cover a range of roles because many of New Zealand’s smaller publishers can’t employ many people.



NZ benefits from international publishing merger

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THE MERGING of two of the world’s most prominent publishing houses may be good news for the New Zealand industry. Penguin Books and Random House are combining to form the world’s largest publisher of books.



No more Musing on feminist issues as online feminism takes over

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

Wellington’s sole feminist magazine, Muse, is publishing its last issue after seven years.



Pacific leaders to be asked about literacy

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PACIFIC LEADERS and educators have been invited to take part in consultation that will define a literacy framework from the Pasifika worldview. Adult Community Education Aotearoa and the Tertiary Education Commission want to widen the definition of literacy in New Zealand.



Poets to pitch poetry to Rugby World Cup fans

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.



Fellowship poet’s creative koha to world

Sep 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wairarapa fellowship gives her three weeks creative freedom.



Joanne’s Smartz idea to pay off for kids

Apr 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kapiti author’s books mix life, finance, fun



Pupils get hands-on with new homework idea

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

St Peter and Paul kids to tackle special character projects