Author Archives: Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Geoff Murphy: A Life on Film
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October 4, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Geoff Murphy: A Life on Film

On the first of October, we launched Geoff Murphy’s memoir Geoff Murphy: A Life on Film, published by HarperCollins New Zealand. We heard from a variety of speakers, representing publishers,…

AFTERGLOW: Brewed by Jules van Cruysen
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September 24, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Brewed by Jules van Cruysen

Wellingtonians love local books. They also love local beer. When you combine the two, it’s a surefire success. So we were delighted to host an event for Brewed: A Guide…

AFTERGLOW: James Hector by Simon Nathan
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September 24, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: James Hector by Simon Nathan

Thursday 17 September was an evening of family and friends, science and history. More precisely, it was the launch of James Hector: Explorer, Scientist, Leader, by Simon Nathan, and it…

AFTERGLOW: Ocean and Stone by Dinah Hawken
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September 16, 2015 posted by Unity Wellington

AFTERGLOW: Ocean and Stone by Dinah Hawken

Dinah was greeted by a very large and friendly crowd at the launch of her seventh collection of poetry Ocean and Stone. Both Fergus Barrowman and Greg O’Brien, who introduced…