Becky Manawatu

Becky Manawatu is a reporter and columnist for the smallest independent daily newspaper in New Zealand, The News, in Westport. Her novel, Pluck, will be published by Mākaro Press in 2019. She lives in Waimangaroa with her husband and two children, and was born in Nelson in 1982.

Books
Mar 27, 2018

Is there any such thing as literature in Westport?

We continue our occasional - and occasionally insanely depressing - series which investigates whether literature exists in the provinces. Becky Manawatu looks for signs of bookish life in Westport.

Read on.


The Spinoff is made possible by the generous support of the following organisations.
Please help us by supporting them.