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Thursday 17 March 2016

Gala Opening

6.00pm, The Matterhorn, Powderhorn Chateau
Free event, all welcome


Friday 18 March:

Fiction Writing Workshop with Sue Orr

9.00–10.30am, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Ōhakune stories, with Martin Edmond and Merrilyn George

11.00am–12.00 noon, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Poetry Anthology, with Siobhan Harvey, Johanna Aitchison, Kiri Piahana-Wong, Amy Leigh Wicks,  Maria McMillan and Ingrid Horrocks

12 noon–1.00pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau
Free event, all welcome


Writers Talk: Place as Character, with Sue Orr, Bianca Zander and Stacy Gregg

2.00–3.00pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Fiction Anthology, with Emily Perkins, Bianca Zander and Nix Whittaker

3.00–4.00pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau
Free event, all welcome


Desert Road, with Fiona Kidman, Ingrid Horrocks and Fergus Barrowman

4.30–5.30pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Festival Lecture by Elizabeth Knox: ‘On Doubt, Dubiously’ 

5.30–6.30pm,  The Matterhorn, Powderhorn Chateau


Poetry Slam

8.00pm, The Matterhorn, Powderhorn Chateau


Saturday 19 March:

Writers Talk: Working with Myth, with Tulia Thompson and Vana Manasiadis

10.00–11.00am, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Children’s Poetry with Paula Green and Children’s Songs with Jenny and Laughton Pattrick

11.00am–12 noon, Matterhorn, Powderhorn Chateau
Free event, all welcome


Waterfall Walk

11.00am–1.00pm, Waitonga Falls, Ohakune Mountain Road
Free event, all welcome. Free shuttle to and from the Powderhorn Chateau


Horse Trek with Stacy Gregg

1.00–2.00pm, Ruapehu Homestead, Rangataua


Comic Poetry, with Nick Ascroft, Harry Ricketts, Johanna Aitchison, James Brown and Vivienne Plumb

2.00–3.00pm, The Matterhorn, Powderhorn Chateau


Editors Talk, with Fergus Barrowman, Harriet Allan, Anna Hodge, Helen Rickerby, Kiri Piahana-Wong

3.00–4.00pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Writers Talk: Structure: Pip Adam, Emily Perkins and Fiona Farrell

4.30–5.30pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Performance Poetry, with Carrie Rudzinski, Ken Arkind, Tulia Thompson and Nick Ascroft

5.30–6.30pm, The Matterhorn, Powderhorn Chateau


Nicky Pellegrino and Jenny Pattrick in Conversation

8.00–9.00pm, The Matterhorn, Powderhorn Chateau


Sunday 20 March

Essays and Place, with Ashleigh Young, Ingrid Horrocks, Harry Ricketts, Cherie Lacey, Tim Corballis, and Martin Edmond

9.30–10.30am, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Small Town Shadows, with Tina Shaw, Antony Millen and Elizabeth Knox

11.00am–12 noon, Horopito Hall
Free shuttle from the Powderhorn Chateau


Poets Who Cycle, with James Brown, Ashleigh Young and Bill Nelson

12 noon–1.00pm, Horopito Hall
Free shuttle return to the Powderhorn, or join a guided cycle ride back from Horopito to Ōhakune.


Fiction and Biography, with Harry Ricketts, Helen Rickerby, Anna Jackson and Thom Conroy

2.00–3.00pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Writers Talk: Point of View: Bridget van der Zijpp, Paula Green, Tim Corballis

3.00–4.00pm, Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau


Poetry Anthology, with Vana Manasiadis, Fiona Kidman, Magnolia Wilson, Hannah Mettner and Helen Reynolds

4.30–5.30: Turoa Room, Powderhorn Chateau
Free event, all welcome