create. is a festival celebrating literature, arts, the spectacular Mackenzie landscape and the amazing community who live here.
Despite the enthusiasm and support for the reCreate festival, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the remaining author events in 2021.
Fortunately, the art part of our programme can continue. The photo competition boards will be displayed in Twizel, Tekapo and Fairlie over the coming months, and The Sculpture Walk on the Tekapo Domain will run from 4 December through 21 January.
- Time is TBDLake Tekapo Community Hall
- Time is TBDTwizel Event Centre
- Time is TBDCarnegie's Restaurant & BarTime is TBDCarnegie's Restaurant & Bar, 6 Allandale Road, Fairlie 7925, New ZealandThis event is a highlight for poetry lovers. Renowned New Zealand poets Bill Manhire, Tayi Tible, Rhian Gallagher and local poet Pat White will talk about their poetry and read from their work in this original Carnegie’s library building.
- Time is TBDMackenzie Community CentreTime is TBDMackenzie Community Centre, Main Street, Fairlie 7925, New ZealandThe festival will open with a Karakia from the Mackenzie College Kapa Haka group followed by words from Graham Smith, the Mackenzie Mayor. This will be followed directly by our first event of the festival - This Pākehā Life: An Unsettled Memoir with Alison Jones.
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