Te Hā

Hōtaka | Programme

Location: Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, 3/5 Heriot Drive, Porirua

Friday 4th October to Sunday 6th October, 2019

Cost: $120 p/p, includes accommodation and all meals, plus selected workshops.

Friday 4th October

9.00amShuttle departs Wellington
airport for Porirua
Please book (if required) at time of registration.
10.00amPōwhiriTe Wānanga o Aotearoa Porirua Campus
3/5 Heriot Drive
11.30-12.30Lunch | RegistrationTime to settle in for those staying on-site
1.00-2.30pmKaupapa KōreroMāreikura: Women of Words
A conversation with Patricia Grace and Renée chaired by Arihia Latham
3.00-5.00pmWorkshop One
(Or free write)
Option 1:
Find Your Writing Community: New And Emerging Writers with Ataria Sharman & Rangimarie Jolley

Option 2:
Writing memoir: Your Life, Your Story with Renée (limited numbers)

Option 3:
Fiction: Show Don’t Tell (presenter to be announced shortly, limited numbers)
Pānui from Te Hā & Ngā Pou Board Chairs James George & Wena Tait
Followed by informal open mic and regional introductions

Saturday 5th October

9.00am-11.00amWorkshop TwoRegistration required for all workshops (limited places)

Option 1:
Fiction workshop with James George (double wānanga)

Option 2:
Creative Nonfiction: Art and Craft with Paula Morris (double wānanga)

Option 3:
Values-based storytelling with Leonie Hayden & Laura O’Connell Rapira

Option 4:
Wānanga for writers in Te Reo with Wena Tait

Option 5:
Kete Whakaaro/Kupu Whakairo – Poetry Workshop with Anahera Gildea
11.00-11.30amMorning Tea |
Book signing
11.30-1.00pmKaupapa KōreroTuakana | Teina: The mentoring relationship
A conversation with Witi Ihimaera, Hēmi Kelly & Whiti Hereaka
2.30pm-4.30pmWorkshop 3
(Or free write)
Registration required for all workshops (limited places)

Option 1:
Fiction workshop with James George (continued)

Option 2:
Creative Nonfiction: Art and Craft with Paula Morris (continued)

Option 3:
Creating Memorable Characters with Whiti Hereaka

Option 4:
Your Waha Your Way – Poetry with Tayi Tibble & essa may ranapiri

Option 5:
Pūrakau with Robert Pouwhare & Hēmi Kelly (Te Reo Māori)
4.30pm-5.30pmFree time | Book signing
7.30pm-9.00pmKaupapa KōreroKia Tika: The Right to Write
Panel discussion with Anahera Gildea, Matariki Williams, Leonie Hayden, Emma Espiner & Nadine Anne Hura (Chair)
9.00-LateOpen MicYour Waha, Your Way
A chance for writers to read and share their work, led by Tayi Tibble and essa may ranapiri with soulful jams by the lyrical bawse Ladyfruit!

Sunday 6th October

9.00am-10.00amKaupapa Kōrero
(Or free write)
Te Pae Tawhiti – Where to from here?
What opportunities exist for writers both grassroots and nationally? What can/should Te Hā be doing to support writers? An open-floor discussion and a chance for the community to feedback to the board of Te Hā.
10.30am-12.00pmKaupapa KōreroGetting Published: Bring your questions for editors and publishers.

Publishers to be announced shortly.
2.00pmShuttle to Wellington
Please book (if required) at time of registration.

How to get to the venue

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Porirua
3/5 Heriot Drive, Porirua

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