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Writer’s Talk: Annette Lees

7 November 2020

2pm - 3pm

Free event

During a year of swimming wild every day, Annette Lees discovered that New Zealanders have a special passion for outdoor swimming.  In her book Swim, Annette has collected our stories of taking a dip – of urban swims, famous swims, forbidden swims, and lost swims. 

Swim was long listed for the 2019 Royal Society's Non Fiction book prize and shortlisted for the PANZ book design awards. 

Annette’s talk will include swimming stories from the Waikato and examples of Māori women swimmers famed through history for their swims.