Archive for January, 2013

15 Feb 2013: Film Screening ‘Te Hono ki Aotearoa’

15 Feb 2013: Film Screening ‘Te Hono ki Aotearoa’

Te Hono ki Aotearoa, directed by Jan Bieringa and with a soundtrack from Warren Maxwell, follows the journey of Te Hono ki Aotearoa as it makes its inaugural journey on the river Thames and becomes the waka for Europe. Special guests Anthony Hoete (WHAT_architecture) and Karl Burrows (Manaia)…

18 Jan 13: Paul Gough (audio)

18 Jan 13: Paul Gough (audio)

‘A charred and battered peninsula’: artistic reflections on the Dardanelles and other sites of memory Friday 18th January 2013 In an illustrated lecture Paul Gough reflects upon his sojourns in the 1990s in the memory-scapes of Gallipoli, exploring the charred…

Katherine Mansfield Society Fourth Essay Prize Competition Results

Katherine Mansfield Society Fourth Essay Prize Competition Results

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce the winner of its fourth international essay competition, on the theme of ‘Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial’. The judges, Professor Elleke Boehmer (Professor of World Literature, University of Oxford), Dr Simone Oettli…

8 Feb 13: Waitangi Day Charity Ball

8 Feb 13: Waitangi Day Charity Ball

John Greagor, President of the New Zealand Society in the UK,sends  New Year’s greetings.  The Society is celebrating its 85thBirthday this year. There is a busy and exciting time coming up with the official Waitangi Day (New Zealand’s national day) events being hosted by…

18 Jan 13: Marvellous Margaret Mahy: A Tribute

18 Jan 13: Marvellous Margaret Mahy: A Tribute

Friday, 18 January 2013, 14:00-18:00 Room MAB104, Homerton College, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ Speakers: Catherine Butler, University of the West of England: ‘The Librarian of Babel’ Adrienne Gavin, Canterbury Christchurch University: ‘Kiwi Ingenuity: Margaret Mahy, New Zealand Mythmaker.’…

18 Jan 13: Paul Gough

18 Jan 13: Paul Gough

‘A charred and battered peninsula’: artistic reflections on the Dardanelles and other sites of memory 6.00 to 8.00 p.m. Friday 18th January 2013 Birkbeck, University of London (Room Malet St 254) To book: please email info.nzsn@gmail.com In an illustrated lecture…