Literature Committee Advisor, Creative New Zealand. 1999-2001
South Island Vice-president of PEN New Zealand, 1993-1994
Tutor for the New Zealand Book Council at Christchurch Women's Prison, 1994/1996
Participant in Words on Wheels Tour, 1993/1997/2003/2006
Script writer: Whitebait Productions, TVNZ. 1999
Writing Tutor: Christchurch Arts Centre: 2000/2001/2002/2003. Christchurch Polytechnic, 1996-1998. Picton Sounds Spring School, 1996. Nelson Arts School, 1996. South Canterbury Writers Assoc. School, 2000. Otago University Summer School, 1994/1996/2000. Akaroa Spring School, 1993. Tai Poutini Polytechnic 1997. Golden Bay Community Arts Council, 1993/1996. Canterbury University Extension and Summer Schools, 1993/1994/1995/1999/2003.
Edinburgh International Writers Festival. 2006
Vancouver International Writers Festival 2006
International Festival of the Arts, Wellington. 2000/2008.
Books and Beyond Festival, Christchurch 1998/1999/2000/2001/2004/2005.
Wordstruck, Dunedin. 1994/1996/2003.
Auckland Writers Festival. 2004/2007/2008
Listener Women’s Book Festival 1989/1992/1996/1998
Poems on the Vine (Gladstone Winery, Wairarapa) 2001.
Southern Lights Poetry Tour, 2001
Book Council Poets’ Tour (West Coast) 2001.
WOW Tours –1999/2000/2003/2005.
Going West Festival, Auckland 2004.
Book Council Tour (Otago/Southland) 2005.