Story: City styles

South Auckland poetry

Pacific Island words and voices are among the predominant sounds of South Auckland, and are reflected in the creative life of its community. In his poem ‘In a village’, South Auckland Poets Collective member Daren Kamali reflects on the power of the homeland for Pacific Islanders who have settled in New Zealand cities, and traces the movement from island to Auckland.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City styles - City communication and codes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/24576/south-auckland-poetry (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 11 Mar 2010