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HeritageTalks – South Auckland Poets' Collective

27 Feb 2019


Wednesday 27 February 2019, 12.00pm - Wednesday 27 February 2019, 1.00pm


Whare Wānanga, Level 2, Central City Library, 44 Lorne Street, Auckland

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Central Research, Auckland Libraries

09 890 2412


Join Ramon Narayan, Grace Taylor, and Sharon Smith at this HeritageTalk which discusses the work of the South Auckland Poets' Collective.

The South Auckland Poets' Collective (SAPC) uses poetry to facilitate personal and social change. SAPC co-founders Ramon Narayan and Grace Taylor join curator Sharon Smith to talk about the new exhibition, South Auckland Poets’ Collective: The First 10 Years.

Opening 23 February 2019 at Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku, the exhibition is a collaborative project between SAPC, Auckland Libraries and Action Education.

Ramon Narayan is the Manager of Action Education and Grace Taylor is a poet, theatre maker and teaching artist. Both are founding members of SAPC. Sharon Smith, Senior Librarian Archives and Manuscripts, works in Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections and is actively involved in presenting heritage collections back to the community by exhibiting work in the area from which it was born.

About HeritageTalks

Are you interested in family and local history; the historical stories of New Zealand, the Pacific, and beyond?

Then why not come along to one of our HeritageTalks - Waha pū-taonga and hear more about both our personal and our shared heritage? Experts in specialised fields deliver these talks and provide insight into our histories.

HeritageTalks take place at least fortnightly, in the Whare Wānanga, Level 2, Central City Library unless otherwise stated. Booking is recommended although not essential.