Story: Regional cultural life

James K. Baxter Writers' Walk sculpture

James K. Baxter Writers' Walk sculpture

The Wellington Writers' Walk includes poetry and prose by significant Wellington writers, inscribed in stone. This is an extract from a poem by James K. Baxter, 'The Maori Jesus'. Baxter was one of the poets who made Wellington a significant centre of literary life in the 1950s.

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Pip Howells, 'Regional cultural life - Flourishing regional cultures, 1945 to 2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Pip Howells, published 22 Oct 2014