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Small Poem, Big Rock Band – how U2 helped a Kiwi poet

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:12 pm | The Cuba Press

International rock band U2 choosing one of her poems to play on screen at its Joshua Tree stadium concerts in New Zealand has been a great way to launch a new book of poems into the world, says Auckland poet Heidi North. More >>

Eddie Norman – from battalion commander to bishop

Monday, 18 November 2019, 6:51 pm | The Cuba Press

Battalion commander to bishop was the career trajectory of Napier-born Sir Edward Norman, the subject of a new biography written by his daughter Elizabeth Kay. More >>

Michael, I Thought You Were Dead

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 4:50 pm | The Cuba Press

A chance encounter with another poet gave Wellington poet and publisher Michael Fitzsimons the title for his new book. More >>

Being a Successful Swan

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 12:21 pm | The Cuba Press

MEDIA RELEASE: 1 NOVEMBER 2019 / IMMEDIATE USE Being a Successful Swan – Social Media From a Poet’s Perspective Contact: Mary McCallum 04 3844222 • 027 600 3313 • • High-res author and cover images ... More >>

Neville Peat speaks on West Coast hazards

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 4:04 pm | The Cuba Press

West Coast towns vulnerable to climate change events and their lack of support at government level are at the heart of an illustrated talk to be given by environmentalist and climate change author Neville Peat in Hokitika on 16 May. “Ex-tropical cyclones ... More >>

New book uncovers controversial Irish–NZ story from WWII

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 1:52 pm | The Cuba Press

On the eve of St Patrick’s Day, Michael D. Higgins, Uachtarán na hÉireann President of Ireland, has endorsed a new book written by Horowhenua journalist Peter Burke about the controversial treatment of Irish immigrants to New Zealand during World ... More >>

Peat criticizes indecision over climate change

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 11:50 am | The Cuba Press

A new book on coastal hazards and climate change, being launched in Wellington tomorrow, takes aim at successive New Zealand governments for chronic indecision over climate-change policy. Dunedin author and environmentalist Neville Peat, in his book The Invading ... More >>

The Invading Sea: author and environmentalist Neville Peat

Friday, 21 September 2018, 3:56 pm | The Cuba Press

The Invading Sea: author and environmentalist Neville Peat on New Zealand's climate-change crisis – what should be done and who should pay More >>

Dancing on a Razor’s Edge

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 2:37 pm | The Cuba Press

Dancing on a Razor’s Edge: The mother of a recovering meth addict calls for support for addicts’ families to save their kids More >>