Aspiring Conversations is a unique ideas festival – set against the stunning backdrop of  Lake Wanaka. Originally running as part of the successful Festival of Colour arts festival, Aspiring Conversations now has its own weekend – the next one is April 6 to 8 2018. The programme will be launched on 12 February.
Previous speakers have included leading climate change expert Tim Flannery, Bill English and Max Harris discussing the future of New Zealand, as well as sessions on technology, poetry and science.

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