‘During three days in 1864, 300 Māori men, women and children fought an imperial army and captured the imagination of the world.’ Sleeps Standing by Witi Ihimaera and Hēmi Kelly gives voice to the people who tried to protect their culture and land. The book is an extraordinary multi-perspective view of the Battle of Ōrākau with translations into Māori by Hemi Kelly. They talk with Michalia Arathimos about this New Zealand first.
SATURDAY 11 November
Tickets $15 / $18