Monday, January 25, 2010

Parsons Bookshop Auckland -
Mark Derby Author Talk

Auckland Central Library
6pm Wednesday 17th February

Mark Derby will talking at this event on his recent book The Prophet and the Policeman.

This is an account of the dramatic tragic raid on Rua Kenana’s spiritual community in the Ureweras. The Commissioner of the New Zealand Police Force was known to be violent, devious and authoritarian; Rua Kenana was gentle and inspirational.
The final pages of the book touch on the 2007 anti-terrorist raids on Tuhoe and their urban supporters.
Mark Derby is a writer and historian who has worked for Te Ara and for the Waitangi Tribunal.

TALK: Level 2, Auckland Central Library, Lorne Street, Auckland. 6pm Wednesday 17th February
Refreshments from 5.30pm; includes welcome glass of wine.
Free event, although bookings are highly recommended. Phone 09 377 0209.

Parsons Bookshop Auckland stocks the book and will also be selling the book at the Library event.
The Prophet and the Policeman
by Mark Derby
Craig Potton Publishing
PB $39.99

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