Mid-Winter Talks at Book Haven

Brighten up those cold winter evenings with inspiring conversations. We have two events coming up this month at Book Haven.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow – Why we need Street Art.
On Wednesday, 10 July, Jaimie D. Baird and Tim Bollinger are in the shop to discuss street art.

Jaimie's book Here Today Gone Tomorrow: Wellington Street Art is a colourful, pictorial anthology covering four decades of graffiti and street art. Artist and cartoonist Tim Bollinger has been active in the New Zealand comics scene since a young age and is also a noted street artist featured in Jaimie's book.

Hear Jaimie and Tim discuss why street art is important.
Wednesday, 10 July, 6:30pm at Book Haven




Turncoat – The Reality
On Thursday, 25 July, the author of the best-selling novel Turncoat, Tīhema Baker (Raukawa te Au ki te Tonga, Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai, and Ngāti Toa Rangatira) will be at Book Haven to talk about the reality that led to him writing Turncoat.
Released a year ago, Turncoat has been nominated for awards, become recommended reading for high school students and is recommended as a Tiriti resource by Spinoff. Tīhema has said that he wanted to put Pākehā in the shoes of colonised people - find out what happened in real life that made its way into the book.

Thursday, 25 July, 6:30pm at Book Haven