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    Kathleen Gallagher a Living Book - T4t

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    Christchurch City Libraries invites you to check out a 15-minute lounge chat with a unique and outstanding person from our community; a Living Book.  Their interests cover music, art, film, social advocacy, the environment, entrepreneurship and so much more.


    Kathleen Gallagher is a poet, playwright and filmmaker.  
    image used with permission of Kathleen Gallagher - personal collection

    She has authored 3 collections of poetry, 17 plays, 9 feature films and 2 novels.  

    Her radio play Charlie Bloom was a finalist in the NZ Radio Awards 1996.  She received the NZ Playwrights Award in 1993 and the Sonja Davies Peace Award in 2004 for the film Tau Te Mauri Breath of Peace.  

    Her films Earth Whisperers - Papatuanuku and Water Whisperers - TangaroaSeven Rivers Walking - Haere Mārire and Rohe Kōreporepo - The Swamp The Sacred Place have played in cinemas and film festivals in Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world.  

    Her highly acclaimed novel "Earthquakes and Butterflies' was published in 2015.  Her most recent novel "Inangahua Gold" in 2018   was shortlisted in the NZ Heritage Book Awards 2019.


    Ages: All welcome - Youth aged 14 years and under, must be accompanied by a caregiver

    Cost: $FREE

    Special information: 

    • Agreement to the Terms and conditions is required to participate.
    • If you would like to make multiple bookings, each booking will need to be made separately on each of the 'Living Book's' own booking pages.  Visit our profile to see the other 'Living Books'.

    Important information:

    • Visiting the libraries under the COVID-19 Protection Framework
    • Masks are required
    • Cancellations - Please provide at least 48 hours notice to cancel your booking.  If due to circumstances outside of our control, we need to cancel the event, we will make contact with customers as soon as possible
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