10 Oct 2013

Rudyard Kipling - Professor Harry Ricketts

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:08 pm on 10 October 2013

He called Milford Sound the Eighth Wonder of the World and described Auckland as 'last, loneliest, loveliest, exquisite, apart'. Author and poet Rudyard Kipling said New Zealanders could tell many tall tales and had tremendous Yarn Power. But it is the power of Kipling's own yarns and their legacy here in New Zealand that is the surprise. Those stories will be told as part of a new series of lectures at Victoria University. Next week Professor Harry Ricketts reveals how Kipling lives on today in some unexpected places.