In 2018 Taika Waititi accused New Zealanders of being ‘racist as f***’ – 11 months later 51 Muslims were killed in Christchurch by a white supremacist. Time to start listening to the other side of the story, says lawyer and novelist Brannavan Gnanalingam (born in Sri Lanka) who is joined by Renee Liang, editor of anthologies of migrant women’s writing and a second-generation Chinese New Zealander; and Samoan-Pakeha actor and award-winning playwright Victor Rodger, as they talk to Scott Campbell about the cultural and social impacts of being ‘different’.
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Litt Park Theatre, Park Lane, Te Puke (Thurs 24 Oct) The Arts Junction, Katikati (Friday 25 Oct) University of Waikato, Durham Street, Tauranga (Sun 27 Oct)
The Arts Junction, Katikati (Thursday, 24 October) Litt Park Theatre, Park Lane, Te Puke (Friday, 25 October)