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Keep up to date with Random House New Zealand's calendar of events including upcoming author appearances, tour dates and special events.

Meet NZ's Queen of Baking, Jo Seagar for dessert in Cromwell

Meet NZ's Queen of Baking, Jo Seagar for dessert in Cromwell

Jo Seagar Bakes

Find out Jo’s favourite recipes and learn her best baking tips! Jo Seagar is known as the Queen of Baking and now here, finally, is her first baking book — destined to become the baking bible for all New Zealand cooks. Jo shares all her tips and helpful hints to make sure your baking works so you can feel confident about making her delicious recipes for family and friends.

Nov 26
Time:
Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 7:00pm
Venue:
The Golden Gate Lodge Conference Centre, 6 Barry Ave, Cromwell Central Otago
Tickets:
Tickets $30 includes tasting of Jo's delicious recipes

Tickets from Cromwell and Alexandra Paper Plus

Proceeds going to the Cromwell Bike Park and Hospice New Zealand

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Meet NZ's Queen of Baking, Jo Seagar for dessert in Cromwell

Jo Seagar Bakes

Find out Jo’s favourite recipes and learn her best baking tips! Jo Seagar is known as the Queen of Baking and now here, finally, is her first baking book — destined to become the baking bible for all New Zealand cooks. Jo shares all her tips and helpful hints to make sure your baking works so you can feel confident about making her delicious recipes for family and friends.

Time:
Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 7:00pm
Venue:
The Golden Gate Lodge Conference Centre, 6 Barry Ave, Cromwell Central Otago
Tickets:
Tickets $30 includes tasting of Jo's delicious recipes

Tickets from Cromwell and Alexandra Paper Plus

Proceeds going to the Cromwell Bike Park and Hospice New Zealand
 
Get your copy of Jo's latest book, Jo Seagar Bakes, signed at Paper Plus Barrington

Jo Seagar Bakes

Jo will be in store signing copies of her latest book, Jo Seagar Bakes!

Time:
Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:00pm
Venue:
256 Barrington St, Spreydon, Christchurch
Tickets:
Free
 
Get your copy of Jo's latest book, Jo Seagar Bakes, signed at Paper Plus Merivale

Jo Seagar Bakes

Jo will be in store signing copies of her latest book, Jo Seagar Bakes!

Time:
Thursday, 27 November 2014, 3:30pm
Venue:
Paper Plus Merivale
189 Papanui Rd, Merivale, Christchurch
Tickets:
Free
 
Meet NZ's Queen of Baking, Jo Seagar at Paper Plus Eastgate

Jo Seagar Bakes

Find out Jo’s favourite recipes and learn her best baking tips! Jo Seagar is known as the Queen of Baking and now here, finally, is her first baking book — destined to become the baking bible for all New Zealand cooks. Jo shares all her tips and helpful hints to make sure your baking works so you can feel confident about making her delicious recipes for family and friends.

Time:
Thursday, 27 November 2014, 6:30pm
Venue:
Eastgate Shopping Centre, Corner Buckley's Road and Linwood Ave
Tickets:
Gold Coin donation to Nurse Maude Hospice
 
A splendid evening with novelist and columnist, Sarah-Kate Lynch

Heavenly Hirani's School of Laughing Yoga

If you happen to be fortunate enough to live in the sunny Bay of Plenty, don’t miss this splendid evening of fun and frivolity with Sarah-Kate Lynch and celebrate the publication of this beloved writer’s latest novel.

Time:
Thursday, 27 November 2014, 7:00pm
Venue:
ASB Arena, Tauranga
Tickets:
Tickets: $40 from eventfinda (service fees apply)
Includes a glass of bubbles and Candy Bar delights
Proceeds from the event will launch an annual Creative Tauranga Writer’s Scholarship
 
An engaging evening with Witi Ihimaera

Maori Boy: A Memoir of Childhood

Our beloved Witi Ihimaera talks about his childhood memories in 'Maori Boy'. Alive with an inventive, stimulating narrative and vividly portrayed relatives, Witi's new memoir is engrossing, entertaining and moving, but, more than this, it is also a vital record of what it means to grow up Maori.

Time:
Monday, 1 December 2014, 7:30pm
Venue:
The Atrium, 455 Hagley Ave, South Hagley Park, Christchurch
Tickets:
Tickets: $12 available from Dash Tickets (service fees apply)
 
Jo Seagar at Kingston House in association with Hospice Kerikeri

Jo Seagar Bakes

Meet Jo for morning tea and hear about her culinary adventures through Europe. Impress family and friends by learning some clever and simple food and decorating tricks that will make Christmas fabulous and festive with minimal effort. Amazing raffles to be won. Get your copy of Jo's latest book, Jo Seagar Bakes, signed.

Time:
Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 10:00am
Venue:
Kingston House
Hone Heke Road
Tickets:
Tickets $15

Tickets available from Paper Plus Kerikeri and Mid North Hospice - 09 407 7799


 
Paul Diamond in conversation with Witi Ihimaera

Maori Boy: A Memoir of Childhood

Share in what’s sure to be an unforgettable discussion between Paul and Witi discussing this beloved author’s formative childhood. Alive with an inventive, stimulating narrative and vividly portrayed relatives, Witi Ihimaera’s new memoir, Maori Boy, is engrossing, entertaining and moving, but, more than this, it is also a vital record of what it means to grow up Maori.

Time:
Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 12:30pm
Venue:
National Library Ground Floor, 70 Molesworth St, Thorndon, Wellington
Tickets:
Free entry, RSVP: Rejieli.Loon@dia.govt.nz
 
Jo Seagar at Honey House in association with Hospice Kerikeri

Jo Seagar Bakes

Enjoy a glass of wine with Jo and hear about her culinary adventures through Europe. Impress family and friends by learning some clever and simple food and decorating tricks that will make Christmas fabulous and festive with minimal effort. Amazing raffles to be won. Get your copy of Jo's latest book, Jo Seagar Bakes, signed.

Time:
Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 5:15pm
Venue:
Honey House

Behind the Stone Store, Kerikeri Basin
Tickets:
Tickets $35

Tickets available from Paper Plus Kerikeri and Mid North Hospice - 09 407 7799
 
Watch Jo Seagar in action! Cooking demonstration and tasting at FlourFlower, in association with Hospice Kerikeri

Jo Seagar Bakes

Learn from the best! See Jo demonstrate her culinary skills and learn some easy inside tricks of the trade, followed by food tasting and Q&A. Amazing raffles to be won. Get your copy of Jo's latest book, Jo Seagar Bakes, signed.

Time:
Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:00am
Venue:
FlourFlower
2 Cochrane Drive, off Waipapa Road, Kerikeri
Tickets:
Tickets $180

Limited tickets available.
Tickets available from Paper Plus Kerikeri and Mid North Hospice - 09 407 7799
 

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