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Colombia’s Elections: Assassinations, presidential death squads, fraud and a fragile peace process under threat

Friday, 25 May 2018, 1:46 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Next week Colombia, goes to the polls in one of the most pivotal and closely fought elections in decades. This election will now take place under the watch of EU monitors as an escalating fraud scandal develops surrounding the recent congressional elections. The two frontrunners are starkly contrasted, as are the potential outcomes for Colombia and the entire Latin American region. More >>

On ‘Wellbeing budgets', Corporate Handouts, Eudaimonia and Stoicism

Friday, 18 May 2018, 2:46 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The Government’s 2018 budget is the result of a balancing act between the demands of a sulking yet powerful corporate sector and a civil society shattered, bedraggled and desperate for change. The light on the horizon is the announcement of the Government’s wellbeing budget approach for the 2019 budget. More >>

Budget 2018 – Foundations for the distant future?

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 2:21 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Audio: Grant Robertson’s Budget Announcement Speech Click a link to play audio (or right-click to download) in either MP3 format . More >>

PM’s Post-Cabinet Press Conference 07 May 2018

Monday, 7 May 2018, 5:46 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The Prime Minister appeared at the press conference today with Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Social Development and Disability Issues. More >>

PM’s Post Cabinet Press conference 30/04/18

Monday, 30 April 2018, 5:11 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attended the Post Cabinet press conference today. Ardern made no major announcements, simply outlining her week ahead and opening up the floor to questions. More >>

Luke Willis Thompson up for prestigious UK fine art prize

Friday, 27 April 2018, 2:51 pm | Joseph Cederwall

London-based 30-year-old New Zealand artist Luke Willis Thompson has been shortlisted for one of the world's most prestigious annual art prizes - The 2018 Turner Prize More >>

Post Cabinet Press Conference 24/04/2018 – Veterans Funding

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 5:11 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern held a Post Cabinet press conference today on the announcement of Government funding for support of New Zealand’s returned service men and women with a particular focus on support for post-traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) . More >>

The present day composer refuses to die – NZSO plays Zappa

Friday, 20 April 2018, 1:23 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The first of the NZSO’s Shed Series concerts at the more informal and intimate space of Wellington's Shed 6 last Friday night featured music composed by, or with a connection to Frank Zappa. Zappa, a psychedelic rock legend, activist and popular ... More >>

Forging New Frontiers in Impact-focused Business

Friday, 13 April 2018, 12:26 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The New Frontiers Festival hosted by the Hillary Institute this week in Upper Hutt gave me real hope that New Zealand can achieve the much-needed and complex transition to a new type of economy. The timing of the festival was impeccable as this week ... More >>

PM's Press Conference 9/4/18: By-election and Budget

Monday, 9 April 2018, 6:11 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appeared at today's Post-Cabinet press Conference with Finance Minister Grant Robertson to announce the date of the upcoming Northcote By-election and to discuss pr around the upcoming budget. More >>

Preview: Your Heart Looks Like a Vagina by Dominic Hoey

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:48 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Watch: Video on the making of Your Heart Looks Like a Vagina from the Loading Docs programme. More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 26/3/18: Land Transport

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 6:02 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The Prime Minister appeared at today's Post-Cabinet press Conference to discuss the Draft Government Policy Statement (GPS) 2018 on land transport. More >>

Open Government Mid-term Report – Still Room For Improvement

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 1:13 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Yesterday, the Open Government Partnership released a Mid-term Progress Report on New Zealand's Open Government Efforts . More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 26/3/18: Nurses Pay

Monday, 26 March 2018, 6:14 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern opened her press conference with a summary of her plans for the week ahead including the launch of a Topp Twinns monument at the National Library, attending the reopening of Trades Hall in Wellingtin after earthquake strengthening, ... More >>

WOMAD - A Harmony Of Difference Part 2

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:06 pm | Joseph Cederwall

See Part 1 for Reviews and videos on Kamasi Washington, Tinariwen, Pat Thomas and Kwashibu Area Band, Aldous Harding, Chico Trujillo, Nano Stern, Jojo Abot and The Thievery Corporation . More >>

WOMAD 2018 - A Harmony Of Difference

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 12:13 pm | Joseph Cederwall

A friend described WOMAD as his “favourite white middle class celebration of diversity.” There is certainly an echo of truth to this as the crowd is still largely white and middle class, but this WOMAD for me represented that a better world is possible when ... More >>

Cory Doctorow talks machine learning and big data in NZ

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:00 am | Joseph Cederwall

International internet and digital technology commentator Cory Doctorow talked about machine learning and big data at the Privacy Commissioner’s PrivacyLive event on 13 March 2018 in Wellington. More >>

Interview: Dominic Hoey on hip-hop, poetry, gentrification and dealing with chronic illness

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:55 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Dominic Hoey is a poet, author, musician, actor and chronic illness sufferer. He has previously performed under the stage name Tourettes as a hip-hop artist releasing a number of acclaimed solo works. After a sold out debut season in 2017, Dominic ... More >>

Review: The Sun Also Rises - Passion and Tension in Europe

Friday, 2 March 2018, 5:05 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Aficion is Spanish for passion - and it was passion that carried Elevator Repair Service’s verbatim theatrical staging of Hemmingway’s classic novel in “The Select (The Sun Also Rises)” in the New Zealand Festival. More >>

Cumbia – Ageless Queen of Latin Music

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 4:54 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Chico Trujillo - a Chilean big-band with almost two decades experience perform at WOMAD in March. The musical core of the project is the highly popular pan-Latin American genre of ‘cumbia’ - a 19th century Afro-Colombian music style combining West ... More >>

 

 

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