New Kiwi Women Write Their Stories

Giving a voice to Auckland's migrant women

Week 2 – May 14+15, 2016

This week was taught by Miriam Barr and Ya-Wen Ho, on Poetry. We began with introductions – why we write, and our experiences of poetry. Some love and use poetry … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Week 1 – May 7+8, 2016

We have kicked off our month of writing!  It was amazing to get to know everyone this weekend – we are from 16 different countries! –  a little of your … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Workshops – FAQs

Thinking of enrolling? here’s some FAQs we have been asked over the years… What are the criteria for enrolling? Simple! You must be 1. A woman (15 years or over) … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

NKW workshops 2016!

Seeking ‘New Kiwi’ Women Writers Are you a writer, or would you like to be one? We’re holding an exciting series of workshops during May, for ‘New Kiwi’ women who … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book launch 24 Jan, 2015!!!

Auckland Council and Puketapapa Local Board invite you to a garden party and book launch. This event is to celebrate the successful conclusion of a creative writing workshop series for … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Workshop 3 – Prose. Nov 15+16 2014

Only brief notes this week, as the notetaker (me) wasn’t there!  I was ably covered by Vivienne Plumb (Sat) and Jo Emeney and Ros Ali (Sun). Viv says.. “We looked … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Workshop 2 – Poetry Nov 7+8, 2014

Poetry: what is poetry? Rhyme, rhythm, repetition, music? The best words in the best order? It’s concentrated emotion, but works best when there are concrete objects or images. The words … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment