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    New Zealand poetry given an Italian stage

    Victoria University of Wellington’s Wai-te-ata Press and the New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation (NZCLT) have launched Florilegio di Poesia Neozelandese Contemporanea—Best New Zealand Poems (2015) Italian edition, translated by Francesca Benocci.

  • Summer Scholar Programme a worthwhile opportunity—everybody wins

    Victoria University of Wellington History students Scott Flutey, Josh King and Max Nichol have recently completed Summer Research scholarships, gaining experience, research skills and knowledge that will prove invaluable in further study and in their careers.

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