The Manuka Tree
Winter Readings is an annual event in Wellington organised
by HeadworX Publishers, Earl of Seacliff Art Workshop and Kwanzaa -
the Afrikan Shop. The aim is to promote New Zealand poetry to the
wider public through a series of lively readings taking place in
the winter months in Wellington. Each year an anthology of the
readers is produced and is edited/compiled by Mark
Pirie and published by the Earl of Seacliff Art
readings were held at St John's Church and are a tribute to Irish
rock band U2.
2005 featured: Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, Meg Campbell, Yilma
Tafere Tasew, Harry Ricketts, Michael O'Leary, L E Scott, Joy
McKenzie, Bill Dacker, Mark Pirie, Richard von Sturmer, Vivienne
Plumb, Helen Rickerby, Tim Jones, Robin Fry, Amelia Nurse, Scott
Kendrick and Therese Lloyd.