Celebrating Robin Hyde

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Celebrating Robin Hyde

September 23, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Robin Hyde was a journalist, poet, war correspondent and novelist. She is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most important writers of the 20th century alongside Janet Frame and Katherine Mansfield.

In 1929 she worked at the Wanganui Chronicle and what happened there would change her life. This session includes the short film about Hyde A Home in this World; a talk by Paula Morris author of Shining Land: Looking for Robin Hyde and a discussion with Hyde enthusiasts Michele Leggott, Juanita Deely and Morris.

Followed by complimentary refreshments.

Venue: Davis Lecture Theatre, Watt Street, Whanganui

Admission: $12 plus booking fee

Booking: Whanganui isite; iticket.co.nz; limited door sales


September 23, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Davis Lecture Theatre
Whanganui Regional Museum, Queens Park, Watt Street
Whanganui, Manawatu 4501 New Zealand
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