Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Arts

Frangipani Smiles & A sense of belonging

Frangipani Smiles & A sense of belonging

Helen Tau’au Filisi presents:

Frangipani Smiles - Youth Writing Workshops

A sense of belonging - a publication of collected poetry and prose, in partnership with

Mana Māngere Writers Collective and Māngere - Ōtāhuhu youth. 

‘Frangipani smiles’ Writing workshop and competition in May 2018:

·      Writing workshop especially tailored for Māngere - Ōtāhuhu Intermediate/Middle/High schools students – held at Otahuhu Library during the week of: 21 - 24 May 2018.  Attendees of the workshops will be eligible to submit writing for the ‘A sense of belonging’ publication of short stories and poetry collection to be launched in September 2018 at Otahuhu Library.  If you'd like to attend or know some one who might, please encourage them to see their school librarian for details.  There will be one class/group per school, registrations are essential to be considered for the 'A sense of belonging' publication. For further information you can email Helen directly at helentauaufilisi@gmail.com 

‘A sense of belonging’ publication and launch in August 2018.

·      The theme of this combined collection of poetry and prose will be ‘a sense of belonging’ – where writers consider their ‘sense of belonging’ to the communities of Mangere and/or Otahuhu.· A book launch event will be held on 25th August with writers from Mana Mangere Writers collective and young writers of the 'Frangipani smiles' workshop.  

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