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Uplifting story of gender fluidity and the power of poi

Feb 05, 2024

Rere Atu Taku Poi!/Let My Poi Fly!
By Tangaroa Paul
Illustrated by Rebecca Gibbs

Debut author pens inspiring picture book based on their own journey to performing the poi

Publishing this week as part Pride Month, Rere Atu Taku Poi!/Let My Poi Fly! is the story of a boy who learns that being different takes courage and makes us who we are.

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Oratia keeps commissioned work to the fore

Jan 30, 2024

‘We couldn’t be more thrilled with the book we launched as a celebration of our 50th anniversary… Thank you, Oratia Media — you are an amazing company to work with.’
—    Bruce Pilbrow, CEO, Spirit of Adventure Trust

Oratia Media started life in 2000 as a publishing services business, and along with our own books continues to partner with organisations to bring their stories to publication.

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Chennai International Book Fair fellowship

Jan 21, 2024

Attending the second Chennai International Book Fair (CIBF 2024) in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has been an eye-opening and stimulating start to the year. 

The fair kindly invited me to join along with more than 30 publishers from around the globe, joining hundreds of colleagues from Tamil Nadu and across India.

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Fifty years of the Spirit of Adventure

Nov 14, 2023

A Spirit Companion
Celebrating the first 50 years of the Spirit of Adventure Trust
Roger McDonald

Sweeping stories of the sea and personal growth from those who have sailed the iconic Spirit of Adventure

‘All a trainee needed to feel — could not help feeling — was that their feet were on the decks of something pretty big, and change was happening all around them just by the motion that happened when the wind blew.’

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