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When The Page Walks 3.0

When The Page Walks 3.0

with Te Kāhui

Next Available: Fri, 19 Jul 10:00AM (NZST)
5 hours


Led by award-winning poets Ruby and Eric, and other stellar members of Te Kāhui, this fun one-day workshop is perfect for teens interested in poetry, short stories, spoken word, and more.

Explore the power of storytelling in a dynamic writing workshop designed just for rangatahi!

Drawing inspiration from different landscapes, prompts, exercises, and discussions; teens will have the opportunity to create and share their own stories in a safe and supportive environment. Whether you’re new to storytelling or coming back to pick up where you left off - everyone is welcome!

Facilitated by award winning poets Eric Soakai (2019 New Zealand National Slam Champion and 2021 University of Auckland Slam Champion) and Ruby Macomber (2022 Starling Residency recipient at the New Zealand Young Writers Festival) students will be expertly guided through a day of creative exploration and expression.

Join us for an unforgettable workshop to discover the power of your own voice and storytelling ability.

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What you will learn

  • Confidence to express themselves from an authentic lens and a safe space. How to construct poetry and creative word formation.

What you will get

  • Kai! Top up on snacks to keep you going. Friendship and a acceptance.

What to bring

  • EVERYTHING is provided - but bring along any personal creative writing journals for a starting point or inspiration.

What to wear

Comfortable clothes.

Appropriate for

12 - 17 years old


Corban Estate Arts Centre

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The Corban Estate Arts Centre is located in Henderson, West Auckland.

We’re home to artist studios, our very own cafe, art classes for adults, youth and children, and an ever-changing programme of exhibitions and events.

Set within park-like grounds amongst historic winery buildings. Open Monday to Saturday, entry is free, everybody’s welcome.

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Your Teacher

Te Kāhui offers self-reflective opportunities as a means for understanding one's own hauora, and how rangatahi can best position themselves moving forward. Participants not only benefit from sessions themselves, but also the long-term advantages that the ability to understand one’s complex emotions offer.

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Corban Estate Arts Centre has an average rating of 4.9 for their other classes.

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Terms & Conditions


  • A deposit is required to secure your place and payment must be made in full to confirm your booking.
  • Cancellation by Corban Estate Arts Centre entitles the participant to a FULL REFUND.
  • Cancellation by participant up until 7 days before the workshop commences results in a transfer where possible OR full credit to be used within 6 months of cancellation date OR a full refund MINUS a 10% admin & booking fee.
  • Cancellation by participant within 7 days of the workshop commencement date results in a transfer where possible OR full credit to be used within 6 months of cancellation date OR a full refund MINUS a 30% admin & booking fee.
  • Cancellation by participant on or after the workshop commencement date results in NO refund given.
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