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The Boy With Two Shadows Exhibition

Come join in the fun at Tūranga, and check out some of the artwork by Sarah Greig from the new release of THE BOY WITH TWO SHADOWS.

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Book Launch with Nalini Singh

4:30pmSunday 29 NovemberEpsom Community Library195 Manukau Road

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Matthew McConaughey's Greenlights Tour

Matthew McConaughey has kept a diary for thirty-five of his fifty years: notes about successes and failures, joys and sorrows, things that made him marvel, and things that made him laugh out loud. Recently, he worked up the courage to sit down with those diaries. So he bought a one-way ticket to the desert and took up solitary confinement to read through them.

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A Night In with Ian Rankin and Marian Keyes

One of the most anticipated books of the year, A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES is the latest installment in Ian Rankin’s legendary John Rebus detective series. Now, the master storyteller is live in conversation with one of the most successful Irish novelists of all time, Marian Keyes, to celebrate the publication of his new novel.

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Verb Wellington 2020

Verb Wellington writers festival is going ahead in person! Despite these uncertain times (or maybe because of them) we need stories in our lives. At every stage there are ideas and experiences that surprise us, energise us and enable us to get so much more out of the everyday. Verb is all about making space for stories to inspire curious people: with writers, with books, with gatherings, with collaboration and with the sharing of ideas.

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A Live Stream with Arsène Wenger

For the very first time, world-renowned and revolutionary football manager Arsène Wenger tells his own story.

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Online Event | Bloody Scotland

Bloody Scotland is going online this year – a great opportunity to attend without having to leave your living room.

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A Live Stream with Graham Norton

As a hugely successful Friday night BBC1 chat show host with his blend of tongue-in-cheek humour and piercing candour, Graham Norton has captured the hearts of millions. Now, FANE ONLINE with Hachette NZ and Whitcoulls present a very special opportunity for you to tune in live, as he celebrates the publication of his new novel, Home Stretch.

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An Evening With Amanda Palmer

Caught in Hawke's Bay for the outbreak of Covid, and currently residing in Hastings until the smoke clears in her hometown of New York, Amanda Palmer, the front-woman of the internationally acclaimed punk cabaret duo The Dresden Dolls presents a very special show at The Opera House.Provocative, irreverent, and wildly creative, Amanda Palmer is a fearless singer, songwriter, playwright and audaciously expressive pianist who simultaneously embraces – and explodes – traditional frameworks of music, audience and art.The show itself will feature Palmer performing stories with no band accompaniment, performing material from her critically-hailed global tour "There Will Be No Intermission", alongside old favorites from The Dresden Dolls and, surprise!, new songs freshly-written during Level Four lockdown right here in Hawke's Bay. Expect a night of graphic, honest, funny storytelling and very human and vulnerable songcraft.

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Nalini Singh at Hamilton Book Month

Join Nalini Singh and Bronwyn Sell (who also writes as Brynn Kelly) at Hamilton Book Month as they talk crime and romance with chair and author Nicky Webber.

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