24 Aug 2016

Sound Archives: Poetry from our past

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:38 pm on 24 August 2016
Sam Hunt with a dog and a puppy, sitting on the wreck of a row boat, at an unidentified location. Photograph taken circa 3 December 1975 by an unidentified staff photographer for the Evening Post.

Sam Hunt with a dog and a puppy, sitting on the wreck of a row boat. c 1975 Photo: National Library NZ

Friday is National Poetry Day - with all sorts of celebrations of verse happening around the country; check out NZPoetryDay on Facebook for details.  

Today, Sarah Johnston has dipped into the sound archives of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision to bring us a couple of historic recordings of New Zealand poets.

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