Waitangi Day 2021 for Wednesday 6 February 2013
Poet Sam Hunt on his forthcoming book 'Salt River Songs'.
Tony Simpson is a writer and historian who has published numerous books, pamphlets and articles on New Zealand history, including 'A Distant Feast' which charts the history of Kiwi cuisine.
Susan Brettingen lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is a long-term fan of New Zealand music.
Dr Kristyn Harman is a lecturer in Aboriginal Studies at the University of Tasmania and her book 'Aboriginal Convicts: Australian, Khoisan, and Maori Exiles' (New South Books) tells the story of political prisoner Hohepa Te Umuroa.
Waitangi Day will be marked in Okains Bay on Banks Peninsula. Okains Bay resident Murray Thacker briefs us on the celebrations.
Dame Anne Salmond DBE, CBE, FANAS, FRSNZ, FBA, FNZAH, PhD (Penn) is a Distinguished Professor of Maori Studies and Anthropology at the University of Auckland. She is involved with the Longbush Ecosanctuary in Gisborne and has recently been nominated as a New Zealander of the Year.