2nd April 2013 @ Poetrylive
8PM at the Thirsty Dog, 469 K’rd
AKENESE is a collaborating group of emerging spoken word artists from different parts of the Pacific,
members include women from Niu Navigations, South Auckland Poets Collective and The Tongan Creative Collective.
They meet on a monthly basis to entertain, cultivate and celebrate the art form of spoken word and what it means to
be a pacific woman sharing her voice and story.
Members : Janet Akai, Luti Richards, Grace Taylor, Mepa Vuni, Lina Tukunga, Toa Lillian Telea, Olive Asi, Maryanne Pale, Zaynee Taumopeau, Marina Alefosio