Back to All Events

A talk by Joan Druett about the The Notorious Captain Hayes.

Join us for a wonderful evening talk by leading maritime historian and award-winning author, Joan Druett as she focuses her telescope on a new subject:

THE NOTORIOUS CAPTAIN HAYES
The remarkable true story of William ‘Bully’ Hayes, 
Pirate of the Pacific

Starts at 6pm with drinks & nibbles on Thursday 25 August at
Ekor Bookshop & Cafe Ltd 
17B College Street, Te Aro, Wellington.

‘Talk in the South Seas is all upon one pattern; it is a wide ocean, indeed, but a narrow world: you shall never talk long and not hear the name of Bully Hayes.
— Robert Louis Stevenson, The Wrecker