Damien Fenton

New Zealand?s First Taste of Jihad

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Damien Fenton has written the superb, family-friendly ‘New Zealand and the First World War’ and is now looking more closely at our involvement with th …

Vincent O'Sullivan

Where is home?

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Katherine Mansfield wrote many of her finest stories about her home in Wellington ? but she had to leave home in order to write about it and yearn for …

CK Stead

Keeping it in the family

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CK Stead and Charlotte Grimshaw will discuss some of the ideas that drive their own writing, the differences between good and bad writing, and the ple …

Ian Wedde (credit Joanna Forsberg)

Book launches ? free event

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Join us to launch Ian Wedde?s memoir The Grass Catcher (Victoria University Press) and Laurence Fearnley?s new novel Reach (Penguin).

Dame Fiona Kidman

This is your life

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Is a writer forever remembering times past and writing about them in the present? And how differently does a writer shape their own lives in print as …

Tim Finn (credit - Stephen Ward)

Tim Finn – White Cloud

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Join Tim Finn, one of our most celebrated singer-songwriters, for his performance of White Cloud – a solo journey that takes us into his family, his i …

Loretta Napoleoni

Money makes the world go round

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Are we witnessing the victory of communism with a profit motive in China? Who is funding the Islamic State/Isis in Iraq and Syria? Journalist and poli …

Kirsty Gunn

Telling stories

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?I want the process of reading to be so transparent that it almost feels to the reader to be a kind of a dream ? something that they are experiencing …

Scott Gilmour

Inequality ? the growing gap between rich and poor

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Max Rashbrooke, Deborah Morris-Travers and Scott Gilmour explore the issues of inequality and the impacts in New Zealand, on children and our future.

How to run the world

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Hear Dr. James Manyika, Dr. Mary Quin and Dr. Jacques Bughin as they debate the impacts of information technology on our businesses, on our economics …

Water panel debate

Water ? how do we balance the competing demands?

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Who has rights to water? Are the standards of water quality set too low? Can we have it all ? clean water, dairy farming and the 100% Pure brand that …