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Appointment Of Natasha Beckman As Director Of British Council New Zealand And The Pacific

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 3:04 pm | British Council

The British High Commission and The British Council are delighted to announce the appointment of Natasha Beckman as Director of British Council New Zealand and the Pacific. Natasha has held leadership positions across multiple industries and disciplines ... More >>

Fiji Art Gallery & Centre Visioning Project Underway

Friday, 22 September 2017, 1:25 pm | British Council

“This initiative will boost Suva’s cultural offer and will create new avenues for the young people of Fiji to become involved in the arts,” said the High Commissioner for the UK, Her Excellency Melanie Hopkins. More >>

Shakespeare lives in 2016

Friday, 30 October 2015, 3:08 pm | British Council

• The British Council and the GREAT Britain campaign announce Shakespeare Lives, a major global programme for 2016 celebrating Shakespeare’s works and his influence on culture, education and society on the 400th anniversary of his death. More >>

NZ to be Showcase Scotland Partners for Celtic Connections

Monday, 24 March 2014, 12:43 pm | British Council

Celtic Connections is delighted to announce that New Zealand will be Showcase Scotland partners at Celtic Connections 2015. More >>

NZ artists to take stage at major music festival in Scotland

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:30 pm | British Council

NZ takes the mantel this week to showcase our indie folk and roots music in exactly a year’s time at the world’s largest winter music festival, in Scotland. Each year Celtic Connections in Glasgow engages with one international partner, to draw ... More >>

Linking Minds Scholarships – Making Language Accessible

Friday, 24 May 2013, 2:46 pm | British Council

Five Welsh teachers will travel to New Zealand to learn how to encourage the use of the Welsh language in all members of the community, as part of the Linking Minds leadership programme. More >>

Suva Peace Vigil Dedicated to IDAHOT Today

Friday, 17 May 2013, 5:31 pm | British Council

The Suva Peace Vigil convened by FemLINKPacific at the Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral in Suva every Thursday is dedicated to the commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) in collaboration with The Drodrolagi ... More >>

Edible Gardens sprouting up around Auckland City

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 3:19 pm | British Council

Take part in the British Council’s Edible Garden project and win a trip to the UK More >>

Ajay Ravindran to attend Global Youth Summit in London

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 3:58 pm | British Council

Ajay Ravindran to attend Global Youth Summit in London August 24 2012 – Ajay Ravindran of Auckland will attend the Global Changemakers Global Youth Summit 25 November – 1 December. More >>

International Education Conference 'Going Global 2011'

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 10:28 am | British Council

The British Council to host academic policymakers and industry leaders at its fifth annual international education conference As city and nation states battle to emerge from recession, governments around the world expect higher education to play an important ... More >>

People in Your Neighbourhood Celebrating Diversity

Thursday, 15 April 2010, 5:13 pm | British Council

New Zealand’s most innovative music collaboration, People in Your Neighbourhood (PIYN), is back for 2010. This year’s project features an exciting new cast of Kiwi producers, artists and performers who are co-writing and performing the PIYN ... More >>

Rodney P & DJ Skitz "Ghetto Red Hot"

Tuesday, 5 August 2008, 9:46 am | British Council

NiceUp.Org.Nz, Newtown Sound and The British Council proudly present, direct from the UK, the return of Rodney P, the Riddim Killa, and DJ Daddy Skitz, the legendary duo that have established the UK as a formidable force in hip-hop. More >>

British Council Appoints Ingrid Leary As Director

Sunday, 13 April 2008, 11:53 am | British Council

British Council New Zealand has appointed Ingrid Leary to be its new country director based in Auckland from 1 June. More >>

Scholarships available for Edinburgh studio

Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 2:40 pm | British Council

British Council is offering full cost scholarships for two successful applicants, including all UK travel, studio costs, daily expenses and accommodation to the value of approximately NZD$8,000. Applicants must be aged 30 or under and be enrolled in ... More >>

Strong NZ representation at regional forum

Wednesday, 28 November 2007, 5:32 pm | British Council

This December, three New Zealanders will take part in the Asian Young Leaders Climate Forum (AYLCF) ahead of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties [COP13]. All three were born in the South Island, but with ... More >>

Asian Young Leaders Climate Forum

Monday, 8 October 2007, 4:37 pm | British Council

Applications are now invited from young New Zealand leaders to attend the Asian Young Leaders Climate Forum (AYLCF) "Tomorrow, together, now" to be held in Bogor, Indonesia from 3 - 7 December 2007 More >>

Dana Finnigan Wins Scottish International Scholars

Monday, 9 July 2007, 1:11 pm | British Council

26 year-old Dana Finnigan is the 2007 recipient of the Scottish International Scholarship. The award will see the Massey design student leave Lewis’s in Tawa for a Masters in Design Practice at the prestigious Glasgow School of Art. The Scholarship Scheme ... More >>

Edinburgh Fringe Workshop in Wellington

Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 11:40 am | British Council

Catherine O’Shea, Board Member of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, is in Wellington on 14 May and will deliver a free workshop for all performers and producers thinking of taking a production to the largest arts event in the world. More >>

International Radio Playwriting Competition

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 10:57 am | British Council

This global competition carries a prize of £2,500 cash, a trip to the UK, and the opportunity to see your work produced and broadcast by BBC World Service. More >>

Auckland Designer Wins International Award

Monday, 21 August 2006, 11:11 am | British Council

Lawrence Blankenbyl, the 23 year old creative director of one of New Zealand's leading production houses has just been announced as the 2006 British Council/ Panprint New Media Design Ambassador. More >>