Dates

On Radio

Wednesday 4 April:
RNZ National: “Bookmarks” – Michele chats with Jesse Mulligan about her new book, “How We Met” from 2.15pm.

 

Wednesday 23 May:
RNZ National: “The Panel” – Michele joins host Jim Mora to talk about the news of the day in a different way. From 3.45pm to 5pm.

 

Sunday 27 May:
NewstalkZB: 7.30pm – Michele in conversation with John Cowan about the meaning of life and so forth.

 

Friday 22 June:
RNZ National: “The Week That Was” – Michele joins Te Radar to talk about the week’s news (the stuff you might have missed and wish you hadn’t) with Kathryn Ryan from 11.45am.

 

And from the archives – way back in February 2016, I spent a week reading my  book out loud on RNZ National. The links to each episode are here.

Monday 15 February:
RNZ National: Michele reads from her book, “Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter” at 10.45am Episode 1 of 5
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thereading/audio/201789532/stuff-i-forgot-to-tell-my-daughter-part-1

Tuesday 16 February:
RNZ National: Michele reads from her book, “Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter” at 10.45am Episode 2 of 5
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thereading/audio/201789533/stuff-i-forgot-to-tell-my-daughter-part-2

Wednesday 17 February:
RNZ National: Michele reads from her book, “Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter” at 10.45am Episode 3 of 5
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thereading/audio/201789534/stuff-i-forgot-to-tell-my-daughter-part-3

Thursday 18 February:
RNZ National: Michele reads from her book, “Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter” at 10.45am Episode 4 of 5
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thereading/audio/201789535/stuff-i-forgot-to-tell-my-daughter-part-4

Friday 19 February:
RNZ National: Michele reads from her book, “Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter” at 10.45am Episode 5 of 5
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thereading/audio/201789536/stuff-i-forgot-to-tell-my-daughter-part-5

On Stage

Sunday 6 May – Good Guys Comedy Show, Wellington
San Fran Bathhouse: Stellar lineup of great comedians, raising funds for Rohingya refugees. Michele joins Ben Hurley, Jeremy Elwood and many more for a two-hour showcase from 7pm.
https://www.comedyfestival.co.nz/find-a-show/the-good-guys/

 

Tuesday 8 May – Michele A’Court & Jeremy Elwood
San Fran Bathhouse, Wellington: Michele & Jeremy present a brand new show as part of the NZ International Comedy Festival, 8.30pm. (Three nights only, and we’ve got Thursday off.)
https://www.comedyfestival.co.nz/find-a-show/michele-acourt-and-jeremy-elwood/

 

Wednesday 9 May – Michele A’Court & Jeremy Elwood
San Fran Bathhouse, Wellington: Michele & Jeremy present a brand new show as part of the NZ International Comedy Festival, 8.30pm. (Three nights only, and we’ve got Thursday off.)
https://www.comedyfestival.co.nz/find-a-show/michele-acourt-and-jeremy-elwood/

 

Friday 10 May – Michele A’Court & Jeremy Elwood
San Fran Bathhouse, Wellington: Michele & Jeremy present a brand new show as part of the NZ International Comedy Festival, 8.30pm. (Three nights only, and we’ve got Thursday off.)
https://www.comedyfestival.co.nz/find-a-show/michele-acourt-and-jeremy-elwood/

 

Sunday 13 May – Good Guys Comedy Show, Auckland
Loft at Q Theatre: Stellar lineup of great comedians, raising funds for Rohingya refugees. Michele joins Ben Hurley, Jeremy Elwood and many more for a two-hour showcase from 7pm.
https://www.comedyfestival.co.nz/find-a-show/the-good-guys/

 

Sunday 20 May – “The Science of Love”
Auckland Writers Festival: Michele presents a one hour session on her brand new book, “How We Met” at 1.30pm in the Lower NZI Room at the Aotea Centre.
http://www.writersfestival.co.nz/programmes/event/the-science-of-love-michele-acourt/597864/

 

Saturday 26 May – Wahine Kakano Festival
Michele is MC for this daylong gathering for young women (she’s not one, but she’s helping) at Auckland’s AUT.
https://www.wahinekakano.co.nz/

 

Thursday 31 May – The Big Bike Debate
Sold out now (whoop!) but here’s what you are missing at Motat.
https://www.bikeauckland.org.nz/event/big-bike-debate/

 

Saturday 2 June – “Stroppy Women”
Michele chairs this session at the Escape Festival in Tauranga at 11.3oam.
https://www.taurangafestival.co.nz/listen-discuss/stroppy-women-259

 

Sunday 3 June – “How We Met” in Conversation
Michele chat about her new book with writer Tracey Slaughter at Tauranga’s Escape Festival.
https://www.taurangafestival.co.nz/listen-discuss/how-we-met-265

 

Monday 4 June – “Comedy Central”
Michele takes a comedy workshop as part of Tauranga’s Escape Festival.
https://www.taurangafestival.co.nz/learn/comedy-central-273

 

Friday 8 June – “Yarns In Barns” Great Debate
Michele joins Tom Scott, Catherine Robinson, Charlotte Grimshaw, CK Stead and Bernard Beckett to argue whether women write better love stories.
https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2018/yarns-in-barns-great-debate/carterton

 

Saturday 9 June – “Yarns In Barns” – How We Met
Michele chats about her new book in conversation with Catherine Robinson.
https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2018/writers-at-aratoi-book-showcase/masterton

On T.V.

Monday 26 March: Breakfast – TVNZ
8.45am: Michele chats about her new book, “How We Met”, on the couch with Jack Tame and Hayley Holt.

In Print

Your Weekend
Every Saturday, Your Weekend features side-by-side columns – one written by Michele, the other by Jeremy Elwood, on current social issues. Expect different perspectives but not necessarily a lot of fighting. Your Weekend is the award-winning magazine insert which arrives with The Press, The DomPost and the Waikato Times. Some of these will also be posted on Michele’s “Writing” page.

 

The Sapling – The Books My Kids Are Reading
The Sapling is an excellent New Zealand website focusing on kids and YA fiction. I wrote a thing for them about lying to my granddaughter.
https://www.thesapling.co.nz/single-post/2018/04/26/Michele-ACourt-The-Books-My-Kids-Are-Reading

 

“How We Met – the ways great love begins”
Published by Harper Collins and available in all good book stores (and some of the shit ones) from Monday 26 March 2018.
http://www.harpercollins.co.nz/9781775540939/how-we-met/

 

“Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter”
Michele’s first bestselling book, published by Harper Collins in 2015.
http://www.harpercollins.co.nz/9781775540519/stuff-i-forgot-to-tell-my-daughter/