6 Feb 1993

Burning Fires: The Tapu Te Ranga Hui

From Spectrum, 11:05 am on 6 February 1993

Burning Fires: Maori Writers speak #1 The Tapu Te Ranga hui Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island Bay Wellington was built by Playwright, TV and Short story writer Bruce Stewart and others. In April 1992, several Maori writers gathered at the marae, Bruce's home, to read their stories and reveal the creative spark which animates each of them in their writing. Burning Fires takes us into their world with Poetry and tales of love and passion. Writers heard include Bub Bridger, Keri Kaa, Mihipeka Edwards, Aroha Harris, Kelly Haitana-Mundy and Patricia Grace, with mihimihi by Piripi Waratini. Produced by Rangi Chadwick. [A number of those who participated in this production has since joined the ancestors]