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Richard Pamatatau

Richard Pamatatau was a journalist in print and broadcast for 20 plus years who now teaches journalism at AUT University. He believes everything pivots on facts and is using poetry to play with ideas and push the boundaries between what is and what may be. Ultimately for a poem to live it has to beckon and engage while bringing something to either the reader or the listener.

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Three poems

Ethnic beef If you don’t mind me saying you eat like a savage the Australian lady said at the Wellington dinner party. Are you by any chance a person who is ethnic said the marketing woman for tinned corn-beef. Does she know what an ECG is said the ginger-haired doctor…
Richard Pamatatau
November 19, 2018