Countdown to takahē 87 online

Wherever you are in the world, join us in celebrating the launch of the first  online issue of takahē by logging onto this website on the evening of       

t87 coverWednesday 10 August.

Discover whose mother had been educated in a German boarding school in Transylvania; what the bitter ovary said; what Karen Healey’s shadow-self may or may not think about the American elections; how our reviewer felt about Love as a Stranger; and the results, judge’s report and winning stories from the 2016 short story competition.

Tell us what you think of takahē online – love it, hate it, give up a week of hot dinners for it? What would you like more of? What would you change if you could?

Have your say. We want to hear from you.



  • marycresswell2015

    August 8, 2016 at 4:39 pm Reply

    is there a designated moment where we all hit ENTER??? and the lights flicker…..

  • Karen Zelas

    August 8, 2016 at 6:16 pm Reply

    Mary, hopefully the natural spread of people’s availability will take care of this.

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