Fifty years ago this year, Witi Ihimaera published his debut novel, Tangi, the first novel by a Māori author. Tom McKinlay caught up with the celebrated writer on the eve of his visit to Dunedin for the city’s Readers & Writers Festival.
Having recently resided at the historic Robert Lord cottage as this year’s University of Otago Creative New Zealand Children’s Writer in Residence Fellow, Ruth Paul will be returning south this month as part of the Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival.
It wasn’t until Julia Atkinson-Dunn purchased a house in Christchurch that the former interior design pro nervously turned her hand to gardening. Fast-forward a few years and Julia has just released her third tome celebrating the joys of gardening, which “aims to fill in the practical basics needed by beginners while providing inspiration and support for gardeners as they continue to grow in confidence”.
Great new reads to please even the pickiest of bookworms. Mothers’ InstinctBarbara Abel | HarperCollins, $35Soon to be a major US motion picture starring Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain, Mothers’ Instinct is a dark domestic […]
Known for producing bold yet dreamy paintings, Clare Reilly’s latest creation casts an artist’s eye over her own life. Interspersing Clare’s art with her fascinating story, the book Eye of the Calm holds lessons for us all.
In the second part of this series, Style delved back into the group chat to find out what we've been reading and listening to. With a special contribution from our resident Style children. Missed part […]