A Kete Half Empty: Why poverty in New Zealand is everyone’s concern – essay by Dr Renee Liang

Dr Renee Liang works between Whangarei and Auckland. A poet, playwright, fiction writer, MC and advocate for the NZ Chinese community, Renee’s work has been profiled plenty on WriteUpNorth.co.nz 

Renee Liang’s essay A Kete Half Empty is funded by the D’Arcy Writers Grant and was first published in North & South in January 2020. 

The grants, sponsored by Mark and Deborah D’Arcy, an expatriate Kiwi couple living in New York, were designed to encourage the writing of essays of 10,000-12,000 words on New Zealand life and culture.

Read Auckland-Northland writer Renee Liang’s essay in full on Noted.co.nz

https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/currently-currently/poverty-new-zealand-kete-half-empty

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