The Gallery is now open under Alert Level 2 restrictions. We are operating in line with mandatory Government regulations for public facilities, so please wear your mask and contact trace when visiting.
Today's poem is a long one so your hands will be scrubbed as clean as they have ever been. We are extremely grateful to the poet's son Rob for identifying this poem as 'one of our faves!' Curator Nathan Pohio is the reader and he knows the royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Heads well: his mum used to be a guide there and still lives nearby. Take your time with this one - it's well worth it!