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Wai-te-ata Press hosts James Joyce in Aotearoa exhibition

At noon on Bloomsday, 16 June, Wai-te-ata Press launched the ‘Ulysses in Aotearoa’ exhibition, which is showing until 30 June on the bottom floor of the University Library.

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The Single Object

A new video series tells powerful stories about objects that have shaped New Zealand culture. Watch the latest episode about New Zealand’s only collection of Chinese types, and read an essay by artist Kerry Ann Lee.

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titlecard for The Single Object episode featuring the Chinese heritage types
Keith Chan shakes hands with Dr. Sydney Shep at the gift signing ceremony

An amazing endowment

The inaugural Dan and Una Chan & Laywood and Joyce Chan Residency at Wai-te-ata Press will be launched in 2023.

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