South Auckland Poets' Collective: The First 10 Years

Where: Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o Uenuku, Corner Orly Avenue & Bader Drive, Mangere, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Works by poets from the renowned South Auckland Poets Collective (SPAC) are on show for the first time, alongside ephemera, interviews, and recordings.

Visit Māngere Arts Centre for unique insights into this compelling literary and performance movement and the 35 poets that have come through SPAC over the past decade.

Experience an eclectic array of stories, experiences and personal truths. The group officially formed in 2008 and works by co-founders Grace Taylor, Ramon Narayan, and Daren Kamali feature in the gallery spaces, alongside a suite of work by 32 other poets.

The collective uses spoken word, written and slam poetry as tools for positive social change. Within this collective are national and international poetry slam finalists, award winning published poets, performers, and champions.

Exhibition dates: 23 February - Sat 6 April.

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