In the mid 20th Century Takapuna was the home to many of New Zealands significant writers, poets, and playwrites including Frank Sargesson, Bruce Mason Janet Frame and Karl Wolfskehl. The works they wrote influenced the shape of New Zealand literature for generations to come. The Takapuna Poetry Tour features writers performing poems in response to Takapuna’s literary history and urban future. Join us for spoken word and poetry on the streets.
Our poets include: Renee Liang, Jack Ross, Ruby Porter, Elizabeth Morten and Kiri Piahana-Wong.
Duration: 90 min
Access: Wheel Accessible
The Takapuna Poetry Tour is part of a day of activities presented in partnership with 38 Hurstmere including films screened on site.
This event is part of the Urban Walking Festival 2021, 22 April - 16 May 2021. From 25 March, visit urbanwalkingfestival.nz for the full list of events and details. For festival updates follow us on Facebook @urbanwalkingfestival.
Presented with the support of Panuku Auckland Development and Auckland Transport.