Last weekend I gave a one-hour talk with Q&A session that wrapped up a hectic two-week promotional push which my publishers organised for my book Waitangi: A Living Treaty. I made multiple appearances on radio, one on TV, held a book signing, a public talk, and featured in the national news.
I’ve also been featuring aspects of my thoughts on the Treaty on my blog, in a short series that finished yesterday.
Here’s the first review: https://historygeek.co.nz/2019/02/09/review-waitangi-a-living-treaty/
Here’s the feature article on Stuff: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/110277728/national-portrait-matthew-wright-treaty-historian
Interview with Sean Plunkett for Mediaworks: https://audio.mediaworks.nz/content/radiolive/Spare/MatthewWright.mp3
Interview with Mihingarangi Forbes for Radio New Zealand’s Waitangi day coverage: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/waitangiday/audio/2018681292/matthew-wright-author-of-waitangi-a-living-treaty
Interview with Te Hiku Radio: https://tehiku.nz/te-hiku-radio/kuaka-marangaranga/9088/book-review-waitangi-a-living-treaty
More media opportunities may come along – I’ll let you know. The book has also been picked up as a recommended text at AUT. Meanwhile, if you want the book itself, check it out online (click the cover to buy) or go to any good New Zealand bookshop.
Copyright © Matthew Wright 2019
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