Welcome to Writers Practice

Formerly Kahini Oceania

Craft, community & conversation
for writers across Aotearoa & beyond

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Engage in new ideas, new work or deepen an existing piece of writing by signing up to one of our writing workshops. Available in Kāpiti and online.

Sold out workshop with Mandy Hager

KICKSTARTER: GET THAT STORY OUT OF YOUR HEAD & ONTO THE PAGE!

21 & 28 NOVEMBER, KĀPITI

Whether you’re writing fiction, memoir or narrative-based non-fiction, you’ll learn how to centre a story around a point of view character, tying plot, character and theme together to create a unified whole.

Ruby Solly credit Sebastian Lowe

WALKING BACKWARDS INTO THE FUTURE

2 & 9 JUNE, ONLINE

Look at different time scales across works of writing, different tohu or signs of time periods or time passing, and challenging each other to remove or recenter time within our writing.

THE KĀPITI WRITERS’ RETREAT

26-28 February 2021

Immerse yourself in writing and conversation this summer. There’s something for everyone – whether you’re new to writing, an established writer, or somewhere in-between.

WRITE TOGETHER

Do you want to try writing collaboratively? Join our new programme and write with another writer or group of writers.