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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography

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Matthew Staijen

Matthew is an actor and podcaster currently based in Tāmaki Makaurau, where he is represented by Karen Kay Management. Matt studied his Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Theatre, at Victoria University of Wellington, and post-studies has maintained a constant presence across the New Zealand theatre scene - devising and performing in productions across Auckland and Wellington. As someone who does not read all that frequently, Matt is excited to create a piece of theatre that brings literature to life and pulls it ‘off the page’.