Authors Melani Anae (left) and Julie Helean, appearing at Grey Lynn Library.

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Thursday 28 September, 6pm-7.30pm


Grey Lynn Library

474 Great North Road, Grey Lynn

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Grey Lynn, with its high density of media people and celebs, has been home to other influencers: anti-racist activists.

Julie Helean’s neighbourhood novel We the Ones is a warm, funny take on late ’80s protest.

Grey Lynn-bred Lupematasila Misatauveve Dr Melani Anae’s non-fiction book The Platform explores how, from the ’70s, the Polynesian Panthers worked to change the world for New Zealand-based Pacific peoples.

Hear these local authors speak and read on such times and places – and where they have brought us today. Refreshments and bookstall on site.

Presented by: Grey Lynn Library

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