From Poetry


‘Inheritance’ by NITHYA NARAYANAN is the first collection of poetry selected for Epigraph, a project that will introduce readers to eight new and existing works of literature by Asian New Zealand writers in 2020. Epigraph Project is generously supported by Mātātuhi Foundation…

Return to Cloud Mountain

A poem by NINA POWLES, written after Kerry Ann Lee’s installation Return to Skyland which begins: “One night in a dream, Kerry Ann Lee’s father journeyed from Wellington to Xi’an to see the terracotta warriors …”

Vanessa Crofskey, performance artist and spoken word poet, at Noodle House on Great North Road. Photo by Megan Blennerhassett

Food to nourish the soul at Tasting Words

On your left as you come up Great North Rd, just before Titirangi Rd going west, there is a cluster of restaurants serving great food – noodle houses, dumpling joints, a kebab shop. There’s also a dairy, a barbers, a vape store, a locksmith, Woottons Auto Accessories and two kinds of tool stores. This strip…