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Books, Bagels and Banter

Fri 24th May 2024, 6:00 pm - Sun 26th May 2024, 1:00 pm NZST

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  1. General Admission - Simon Wilson
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    FRIDAY 24th MAY 6pm - 9pm. Suggested koha $30 includes refreshments. Award winning journalist Simon Wilson will talk on his book β€˜HomeGround: The story of a building that changes lives’. The new home of the Auckland City Mission is a world-first in the way it offers accommodation and on-site wraparound social services for homeless people in the city. It's also the tallest wooden building in the country and will produce 80% fewer emissions over the course of its life. Simon's book will be available to purchase.

    General Admission - Simon Wilson
    General Admission - Simon Wilson

    FRIDAY 24th MAY 6pm - 9pm. Suggested koha $30 includes refreshments. Award winning journalist Simon Wilson will talk on his book β€˜HomeGround: The story of a building that changes lives’. The new home of the Auckland City Mission is a world-first in the way it offers accommodation and on-site wraparound social services for homeless people in the city. It's also the tallest wooden building in the country and will produce 80% fewer emissions over the course of its life. Simon's book will be available to purchase.

    FRIDAY 24th MAY 6pm - 9pm. Suggested koha $30 includes refreshments. Award winning journalist Simon Wilson will talk on his book β€˜HomeGround: The story of a building that changes lives’. The new home of the Auckland City Mission is a world-first in the way it offers accommodation and on-site wraparound social services for homeless people in the city. It's also the tallest wooden building in the country and will produce 80% fewer emissions over the course of its life. Simon's book will be available to purchase.

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  2. General Admission - Jenny Lynch
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    SATURDAY 25th MAY 10.30 – 11.30am Suggested koha $20. Jenny Lynch, former editor of the NZ Woman’s Weekly will share her story of writing her first novel in her eighties, β€˜The Secrets They Kept’. Recently published with glowing reviews, Jenny says this is a book where perseverance coupled with a strong belief β€˜that age shouldn’t be a deterrent to doing stuff’ eventually paid off. Jenny's book will be available to purchase.

    General Admission - Jenny Lynch
    General Admission - Jenny Lynch

    SATURDAY 25th MAY 10.30 – 11.30am Suggested koha $20. Jenny Lynch, former editor of the NZ Woman’s Weekly will share her story of writing her first novel in her eighties, β€˜The Secrets They Kept’. Recently published with glowing reviews, Jenny says this is a book where perseverance coupled with a strong belief β€˜that age shouldn’t be a deterrent to doing stuff’ eventually paid off. Jenny's book will be available to purchase.

    SATURDAY 25th MAY 10.30 – 11.30am Suggested koha $20. Jenny Lynch, former editor of the NZ Woman’s Weekly will share her story of writing her first novel in her eighties, β€˜The Secrets They Kept’. Recently published with glowing reviews, Jenny says this is a book where perseverance coupled with a strong belief β€˜that age shouldn’t be a deterrent to doing stuff’ eventually paid off. Jenny's book will be available to purchase.

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  3. General Admission - Geoff Scott
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    SATURDAY 25th MAY 1.00 – 2.00pm Suggested koha $20. Spend the afternoon listening to acclaimed chef Geoff Scott share his favourite cookbooks. Geoff trained under the famous Roux brothers, Alain Ducasse and Michel Rostang, and in restaurants across Europe, before returning to New Zealand in 2005 and taking ownership of his own highly successful restaurant Vinnies in Herne Bay. He now lecturers at AUT, is a sought-after judge at food competitions and offers a range of specialist cooking services.

    General Admission - Geoff Scott
    General Admission - Geoff Scott

    SATURDAY 25th MAY 1.00 – 2.00pm Suggested koha $20. Spend the afternoon listening to acclaimed chef Geoff Scott share his favourite cookbooks. Geoff trained under the famous Roux brothers, Alain Ducasse and Michel Rostang, and in restaurants across Europe, before returning to New Zealand in 2005 and taking ownership of his own highly successful restaurant Vinnies in Herne Bay. He now lecturers at AUT, is a sought-after judge at food competitions and offers a range of specialist cooking services.

    SATURDAY 25th MAY 1.00 – 2.00pm Suggested koha $20. Spend the afternoon listening to acclaimed chef Geoff Scott share his favourite cookbooks. Geoff trained under the famous Roux brothers, Alain Ducasse and Michel Rostang, and in restaurants across Europe, before returning to New Zealand in 2005 and taking ownership of his own highly successful restaurant Vinnies in Herne Bay. He now lecturers at AUT, is a sought-after judge at food competitions and offers a range of specialist cooking services.

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  4. General Admission - Colleen Brown
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    SATURDAY 25th MAY 2:30 – 3.30pm Suggested koha $20. Author Colleen Brown says writing is both a passion and an obsession. Her books give theΒ often unrepresented and ignored a voice as shown by her books β€˜Violet’s Scarf’ and β€˜The Bulford Kiwi’ - both true NZ stories written for children. Colleen will share why she thinks telling these stories are so important. Colleen is a regular writer for the listener and a community advocate.Β  Colleen's book will be available to purchase.

    General Admission - Colleen Brown
    General Admission - Colleen Brown

    SATURDAY 25th MAY 2:30 – 3.30pm Suggested koha $20. Author Colleen Brown says writing is both a passion and an obsession. Her books give theΒ often unrepresented and ignored a voice as shown by her books β€˜Violet’s Scarf’ and β€˜The Bulford Kiwi’ - both true NZ stories written for children. Colleen will share why she thinks telling these stories are so important. Colleen is a regular writer for the listener and a community advocate.Β  Colleen's book will be available to purchase.

    SATURDAY 25th MAY 2:30 – 3.30pm Suggested koha $20. Author Colleen Brown says writing is both a passion and an obsession. Her books give theΒ often unrepresented and ignored a voice as shown by her books β€˜Violet’s Scarf’ and β€˜The Bulford Kiwi’ - both true NZ stories written for children. Colleen will share why she thinks telling these stories are so important. Colleen is a regular writer for the listener and a community advocate.Β  Colleen's book will be available to purchase.

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  5. General Admission - John Bluck
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    SUNDAY 26th MAY 11.15am – 12.15pm Suggested Koha $20. John Bluck is a writer, broadcaster and former Anglican Bishop and Dean of Christchurch Cathedral. He has written many books including β€˜Wai Karekare: Turbulent Waters,β€™Β β€˜Hidden Country: Having Faith in Aotearoa’ and β€˜Killing us Softly’. John will talk on his latest book β€˜Becoming Pakeha – a Journey Between Two Cultures.’ John's book will be available to purchase.

    General Admission - John Bluck
    General Admission - John Bluck

    SUNDAY 26th MAY 11.15am – 12.15pm Suggested Koha $20. John Bluck is a writer, broadcaster and former Anglican Bishop and Dean of Christchurch Cathedral. He has written many books including β€˜Wai Karekare: Turbulent Waters,β€™Β β€˜Hidden Country: Having Faith in Aotearoa’ and β€˜Killing us Softly’. John will talk on his latest book β€˜Becoming Pakeha – a Journey Between Two Cultures.’ John's book will be available to purchase.

    SUNDAY 26th MAY 11.15am – 12.15pm Suggested Koha $20. John Bluck is a writer, broadcaster and former Anglican Bishop and Dean of Christchurch Cathedral. He has written many books including β€˜Wai Karekare: Turbulent Waters,β€™Β β€˜Hidden Country: Having Faith in Aotearoa’ and β€˜Killing us Softly’. John will talk on his latest book β€˜Becoming Pakeha – a Journey Between Two Cultures.’ John's book will be available to purchase.

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Books, Bagels and Banter
Fri 24th May 2024, 6:00 pm - Sun 26th May 2024, 1:00 pm NZST

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