Friday, May 26, 2017

Invitation to the launch of Tōtara: A Natural and Cultural History

                    Auckland University Press and Devonport Library Associates
invite you to the lau
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Tōtara: A Natural and Cultural History                                 



The mighty tōtara is one of the biggest and oldest trees in the New Zealand forest. The heart of Māori carving and culture, it also trails No. 8 wire as fence posts on settler farms. Tōtara’s story is the story of New Zealand.

With author Philip Simpson, speaker Stephen King (of Pureora Forest protest fame) and Dave Veart as chair, the launch of this informative and magnificently illustrated book will be a night to remember.

7.30 pm, Tuesday 13 June
Drinks and nibbles 7.30 pm, speakers 8–9 pm
Devonport Library, 2 Victoria Road, Devonport

Koha appreciated. Books will be available for sale on the night.

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