Whether it’s free events, accessibility or reduced rates for young people, we aim to make the New Zealand Festival as accessible as possible and the driving force behind the scenes making this happen for 2020 is the amazing, Emma Deakin!
To discover more about our Executive Director, we put the infamous Proust Questionnaire to her to reveal her personality, tastes and aspirations.
We were thrilled to announce earlier this year New Zealand Festival will be joining forces with Wellington literary giants Verb for the delivery of the 2020 Writers & Readers (W&R) Programme.
Art historian and editor of New Zealand Art at Te Papa Mark Stocker shares his favourites from this impressive new collection.
Kirsten Johnstone, RNZ Music producer shares her pick of the Summer music festival season line-up, with plenty to recommend.
One year on from its opening, Te Auaha's first cohort of students are busily presenting their final work for the year – from the performing and visual arts to music, digital design and more.
In an exclusive preview of two upcoming graduate exhibitions, Aotearoa's emerging artists and designers share insights into their work and creative practice.
Grammy Award winning opera singer Jonathan Lemalu enjoys watching high-flying dunks as much as he enjoys singing sonorous low-lying notes.
In this extract from Creative Victoria, author Rachel Barrowman retraces the creative beginnings and early collaborations of some of Victoria University of Wellington's most well-known students — including Taika Waititi and Bret McKenzie.