Takapuna Poetry Tour


Time: May 08, 2021 2:00 pm
Location: Takapuna Beach Access Ewen St, Auckland, Auckland, 0622
Event Type: Free Walk
Organized By: The Urban Walking Festival
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About the Walk

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: Zak Devey, Amèlia Homs Ferrer, 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.