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Announcing Going West Festival’s ‘Different Out Loud’ Season: Video Collaborations Between Poets And Filmmakers

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 6:13 am | Going West Festival

Going West Festival announces a brand-new approach to celebrating live poetry with Different Out Loud , a collection of thoughtful video collaborations between Aotearoa poets and filmmakers. Themed around the word ‘coastal’, these integrated pieces ... More >>

Going West Writers Festival 2020 Goes Virtual

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 11:28 am | Going West Festival

Going West Writers Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary with the launch of its treasure trove of curated audio files, available via podcast to lovers of words and ideas from Friday, 19 June. Festival producer, James Littlewood says the limitations ... More >>

Alan Duff, Elizabeth Knox, Don McGlashan Headline Going West

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:16 am | Going West Festival

New Zealand’s leading authors, poets, playwrights and musicians take to West Auckland’s theatres, halls and beaches at the 24th Going West Writers Festival 6-15 September, offering audiences ten days of inspiring words and ideas that cut through the clutter. More >>

Going West Festival Poetry Slam, the heats are on

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 11:27 am | Going West Festival

On Saturday 13 September at 8pm, the annual Going West Poetry Slam takes place at the Titirangi War Memorial Hall. Directed by Doug Poole and assisted by MC Zane Scarborough. Guest judges Selina Tusitala Marsh, Grace Taylor and Ben Brown. More >>

Calling Spoken Word Artists And Performance Poets!

Monday, 11 August 2014, 12:38 pm | Going West Festival

On Friday 12 September at 8pm, the annual Going West Poetry Slam takes place at the Titirangi War Memorial Hall. More >>

Goodbye My Feleni

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:56 pm | Going West Festival

Goodbye My Feleni (Goodbye My Friend) is the first-ever play to explore the experiences of the almost forgotten Pacific Islands soldiers who fought on the battlefields of Europe with D “Ngati Walkabout” Company of the 28th (Māori) Battalion. More >>