Monday, July 31, 2017

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This week's stories

Force Multiplier

Indi Force is a music mentor, teaches composition, works at the Christchurch Art Gallery and in her spare time, composes for screen and stage.
Jul 30, 2017 02:49 pm

A Work of Heart

It's part of a project to raise the profile of nursing, New Zealand nurses have expressed their pride, their grief, their observations and their frustrations with the health system, in a collection of poems called Listening with my heart.
Jul 30, 2017 02:40 pm

Elizabethan Society was Riddled with Informers and Spies

Dr. Bill Angus, a lecturer at Massey University's School of English and Media Studies has been exploring the role of spies and informers in the scripts and society of the Bard and his contemporaries in his new book, Metadrama and the Informer in Shakespeare and Jonson.
Jul 30, 2017 02:25 pm

On your marks...Lights, Camera, Action

Ant Timpson's always pretty busy. If he's not programming the Incredibly Strange section of the New Zealand International Film Festival, or producing some fairly Strange films himself like the Greasy Strangler, he's getting set for his marathon weekend of DIY Kiwi film-making, the 48 Hour Movie Challenge.
Jul 30, 2017 01:50 pm

The Restoration of Christchurch Arts Centre

Since 2013, photographer Johannes van Kan has been putting on a hard hat and hi-vis jacket to photograph the restoration of the historic Christchurch Arts Centre.
Jul 30, 2017 01:33 pm Design

A new report has calculated that Design contributes about 4.2% of GDP and more than ninety four thousand full time equivalent jobs.
Jul 30, 2017 12:45 pm

Lydia Wevers bids a fond farewell to the Stout Research Centre

After 17 years championing New Zealand studies and culture, Professor Lydia Wevers has just stood down as director of Victoria University's Stout Research Centre in Wellington.
Jul 30, 2017 12:15 pm

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