Sunday, July 8, 2012

Deadline July 15 | Tau Mai e Kāpiti Māori Writer's Residency (New Zealand)

Post date: Sunday, July 8, 2012
Deadline: 15 July 2012

Kāpiti Island will again host a Māori writer in 2012, marking the fifth year of the Tau Mai e Kapiti Māori Writer’s Residency.

The residency, funded by Te Waka Toi/Creative New Zealand and hosted by Kaitiaki o Kāpiti Trust, funds a Māori writer, songwriter, playwright or poet to spend eight weeks living and working at the northern end of Kāpiti Island. The area includes the island's last remaining Māori-owned land, adjoining the internationally regarded predator-free nature reserve Kāpiti is well-known for.

Applications are now open for the 2012 residency, with a closing date of 15 July 2012. The selection panel's decision will be announced by the 13 August, with the residency commencing 10 September 2012.

For an application form, contact Minnie Clark, minnie@kapitiislandnaturetours.co.nz. This is NZ's only writer's residency by Māori, for Māori.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries: minnie@kapitiislandnaturetours.co.nz

Website: http://kapitiislandnaturetours.co.nz/about-us/kaitiaki-o-kapiti-trust/
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