June this year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great
but there will be wine and a speech or two from 7.15pm.
This is a charity event and all proceeds will go to the
Cancer Society of New Zealand.
Tickets are $35 per person (which includes a glass of wine).
Allen Curnow (portrait above by Marti Friedlander) was one of the most original of all New Zealand writers, and his influence on our culture is incalculable.
To pre-book or for further information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The film (“Early Days Yet”) is a very engaging, in-depth record
of Curnow’s life and work, the only profile of the poet.
It was screened by the International Film Festival, by TV One,
and by the ABC in Australia. It has received many glowing
reviews such as these:
[is] a portrait of our greatest poet, at an astonishingly sprightly
and acute 90 years of age.”
filmed over a period of two to three years.”
of a valuable poet’s words.”
explains a life, his life, in a way few can.”