8 Dec 2020

Book born out of mosque attacks looks at what it means to be Kiwi

From Nine To Noon, 11:25 am on 8 December 2020
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The declaration by the Prime Minister that "We are all New Zealanders" in the aftermath of the March 15 terror attacks resonated with many, emphasising how the country was enriched by a variety of voices and cultures. It sparked an idea for my next guest, about whether all voices are heard and whether there's something more complex underlying our wholesome international image. The result was an anthology entitled, Ko Aotearoa Tatou, We are New Zealand. Michelle Elvy was one of four editors who pulled it together from hundreds of submissions from the country's dedicated writers and artists.