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NOW – MIDNIGHT LABOUR WEEKEND MONDAY OCT 23 DEADLINE

People’s History of the Bay of Plenty

Deadline Stories for a People’s History of the Bay of Plenty – Tauranga Writers attempt to break the Guinness Book of Records for the most authors of a single book. Submissions of between 200 and 500 words. Send to taurangawritersnz@gmail.com Slug subject of email as bopbook and include your name in the body. For more, see www.bopbook.com

17 September | 10am-12pm

Visiting American Amazon best-seller Mark Wandrey

Visiting American Amazon best-seller Mark Wandrey speaking engagements 10-12pm The Raft Cafe Bar, 65 Chapel Street, Tauranga AND 1.30pm Summerset Village 181 Park Rd, Katikati.

17 September | 2-4pm

Sunday Focus with Angie Belcher

Sunday Focus with Angie Belcher at The Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Avenue – a brainstorming and talent scout for December’s final jubilee event Victorian Parlour Party – A Colonial at Home, 1867. Details: taurangawritersnz@gmail.com, or text 028 406 32 40.

Now until 1 November

2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize – unpublished short story fiction (2,000 to 5,000 words)

23 September | 2:30-4:30pm

AutoCrit with Angela Curtis

Course fee: $25 or $35 non-members. 2.30 – 4.30pm at Mako Room, Papamoa Library & Community Centre.

Now until 30 November

Takahe Short Story competition 2017

Maximum length for each story submitted: 2,500 words. Entries to be emailed (comps@takahe.org.nz) or sent no later than Thursday 30th November 2017.

Now until 31 October

Freelance True Tales Competition

Freelance True Tales Competition – short stories up to 1500 words

30 September

Deadline

Deadline for Taumarunui Writers Group’s Heartland Short Story competition. Fiction in any genre, 1000 words max. Details: http://www.taumarunuiwriters.nz/.

5 October | 7-9pm

Tauranga Writers Work-in-Progress meeting

Tauranga Writers Work-in-Progress meeting. The Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Avenue. Sharing our writing, sharing our news. New members always welcome.

21-28 October

New Zealand Book Week 2017

New Zealand Book Week 2017. On Friday 27: Bringing out the Book in You. On Saturday 28: National Bookshop Day with Books a Plenty, Grey Street. Details TBC. Contact taurangawritersnz@gmail.com.

19 November | 2-4pm

Sunday Focus Session

Sunday Focus Session. The Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Avenue. Putting our programme together for A Colonial at Home, 1867. Led by Angie Belcher. For concert performers & our special consultants only.

1 December | 2-4pm

Victorian Parlour Party

A Colonial at Home, 1867. Village Hall at the Historic Village. Join our Victorian Parlour Party as we end our 50th anniversary year. Details: taurangawritersnz@gmail.com.

5 December | 7-9pm

AGM

AGM. Electing 2018’s President, Treasurer and Secretary & AOB.

6 December 2017 – 31 January 2018

NO MEETINGS

Tauranga Writers will resume on Thursday 1 February 2018. Enquiries in the meantime to our email or text 028 406 32 40.

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Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Celebrating 50 Years | 1967-2017

+64 7 777 0212 taurangawritersnz@gmail.com