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  • Tracey Barnett.
    The quiet war on asylum
    23 September. Hear writer and journalist Tracey Barnett speak about the change in New Zealand's approach to asylum seekers and the ordeals these people face in their search for safety.

  • Winston Churchill.
    Sir Winston Churchill: the greatest Briton of all time
    27 September, Highland Park Library. Hear local history enthusiast Mike Groves speak about Sir Winston Churchill, one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century.

  • Rachel Dawick.
    The boundary riders: tales of pioneer women
    19 and 28 September, 1, 5 and 9 October. Join us for the launch of Rachel Dawick's The boundary riders, an album and book of musical tales of New Zealand pioneer women.

  • No front line by Claire Hall.
    No front line: stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War
    13 October, Central City Library. Hear author Claire Hall talk about the inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War.

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    Growing the food of our ancestors
    27 September, Kumeu Library. Why is our food heritage important? Come and listen to a lively panel discussion on keeping culinary and garden heritage knowledge alive.

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    Book launch: Walter's story by Claire Bunt
    5 October, Onehunga Library. Come and celebrate the launch of Claire Bunt's new book Walter's story.

  • Dame Anne Salmond.
    Dame Anne Salmond and Sam Elworthy
    2 October, The Depot, Devonport. Hear Anne Salmond in conversation with Sam Elworthy

  • Sargeson House.
    Takapuna writers walk and Sargeson open house
    8 October. Join staff from the North Auckland Research Centre (Takapuna Library) for a guided walk around Hauraki Corner and central Takapuna, taking in nine locations with literary associations.

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    Gluten-free Christmas
    12 November, Orewa Library. Joan Buchanan will talk about maintaining a gluten-free diet over the Christmas period, as well as providing ideas for cooking your own festive meals.

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    Parenting teens and pre-teens
    22 October, Warkworth Library. Jane Francis is the author of 'Secrets for mothers who struggle' and offers insight, solace and hope to parents raising teens and pre-teens.

  • Essential New Zealand poems book cover.
    Essential New Zealand poems
    25 September. The friends of Takapuna Library invite you to a celebration of contemporary Auckland poetry.

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    Celebrate the 51st anniversary of 'Doctor Who'
    12 November. Come and celebrate the 52st anniversary of 'Doctor Who' with Paul Scoones, an Auckland-based expert on the series.

  • Martin Edmond (image by Liz March) and Kirsty Gunn.
    Kirsty Gunn and Martin Edmond
    6 October. Award-winning authors Kirsty Gunn and Martin Edmond will join their publisher Tom Rennie from BWB Texts to discuss their latest books.

  • Geoff Cochrane.
    Geoff Cochrane
    4 November. Geoff Cochrane talks with his publisher and friend, Fergus Barrowman of Victoria University Press, about a life spent in poetry and fiction and about his latest book Astonished Dice, his collected short stories.

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