The Great New Zealand Crime Debate & Ngaio Marsh Award

The Great New Zealand Crime Debate & Ngaio Marsh Award

Saturday 30 August 2014, 8:00pm—10:00pm

Join MC Joe Bennett as he chairs a raucous night of argument and repartee while a stellar line-up of debaters argues the moot, 'Crime doesn't pay'. Trying to convince Joe of their intellectual superiority and verbal dexterity will be Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel, writer Steve Braunias, The Press reporter Martin Van Beynen, lawyer Marcus Elliott, American novelist Meg Wolitzer and a mystery Ngaio Marsh finalist.

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Restriction: All Ages Licensed

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WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival 2014
in association with The Press

GREAT NZ CRIME DEBATE & NGAIO MARSH AWARD
Presented by The Press

Join adept and articulate MC Joe Bennett as he chairs a raucous night of argument and repartee while a stellar line-up of debaters argues the moot, 'Crime doesn't pay'.

Trying to convince Joe of their intellectual superiority and verbal dexterity will be Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel, writer Steve Braunias, Press reporter Martin Van Beynen, lawyer Marcus Elliott, American novelist Meg Wolitzer and a mystery Ngaio Marsh finalist.

The debate will be followed by the presentation of the 2014 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel. Which of the country's best crime novelists will triumph?

For more information visit our website http://www.wordchristchurch.co.nz

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Rydges Ballroom

Rydges Ballroom
Christchurch, New Zealand

Address: Rydges Latimer Square, 30 Latimer Square
Christchurch
Canterbury