You’re invited to Tauranga Writers celebration of local poets and songwriters. Buddy Mikaere, MC begins our evening with mahoia and karakia then introduces our performers and participants. First up, Doctor Archaeo and Captain Houndstooth from BoP Beat Poets. Next, Fiona Sullivan, a stalwart of poetry circles in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Steampunk Tauranga add their own unique take on poetry. Phantom NPD 2021 in Tauranga finishes with our stars of the evening – singers and songwriters with an international reputation. Empowering us with their words and music will be Marion Arts and Mana Farrell. Oh yes! – plus open mike.