Tales of Waitapu

From Standing Room Only, 2:40 pm on 8 November 2015

In the rural town of Waitapu, sisters Rowena and Ruby have a tough upbringing and consequently choose very different paths.One stays and one leaves but during the course of the stories, which cover decades, they will eventually reconnect. Helen Waaka has written a book full of short stories based in and around a fictional town populated by endearing and disturbing characters. Waitapu is published by Escalator Press.

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