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UK Legends Robert Hylton and DJ Biznizz Return

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 3:00 pm | British Council

British Council is pleased to announce the return visit of Hip Hop legends; dancer Robert Hylton and DJ Billy Biznizz. Following a teaching visit in 2005, Hylton and Biznizz now return for a full New Zealand tour including performances and workshops ... More >>

School Leadership Award Winners Announced

Wednesday, 2 August 2006, 3:12 pm | British Council

The 2006 winners of Linking Minds, an international award for young teachers, have just been selected. More >>

AUT Graduate Wins Scottish Scholarship

Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 1:42 pm | British Council

British Council is pleased to announce Auckland’s Gema Carlson as the Scottish International Scholarship winner for 2006, the second New Zealander to win this prestigious award. More >>

New research reveals people ‘born lucky’

Saturday, 8 July 2006, 1:15 pm | British Council

A few weeks ago, Professor Richard Wiseman launched the SBS "Born Lucky" mass experiment at the 2006 New Zealand International Science Festival to investigate whether people’s luck is related to their month of birth. On Saturday 8 July, he ... More >>

From Tree-Trunk to Table

Friday, 10 March 2006, 2:00 pm | British Council

It’s not a usual idea, but it is one that will happen this month, thanks to UK designers Alex Rich and Michael Marriott. More >>

New Scottish Scholarship Opportunity

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 11:35 am | British Council

Applications are now open for the 2006 Scottish International Scholarship. The Scholarship will fully fund one New Zealander on a Masters Programme at a Scottish University. More >>

Top UK Act to Tour New Zealand

Wednesday, 14 December 2005, 3:03 pm | British Council

Internationally renowned for its cutting-edge performances and just voted number one by UK magazine DJMag, Hexstatic hits New Zealand in February 2006. More >>

Hirst and Hockney Now Here

Monday, 17 October 2005, 1:28 pm | British Council

Art lovers in New Zealand can now access one of the largest collections of British modern and contemporary art online. More >>

Scottish Scholarship Success

Friday, 5 August 2005, 10:29 am | British Council

Ms Williams will join 22 scholars from 6 countries to undertake post-graduate study in Scotland under the new Scottish International Scholarship Programme. More >>

UK Filmfour Award For Kiwi Writer

Friday, 15 July 2005, 12:42 am | British Council

British Council New Zealand and the New Zealand Writers Foundation announce an opportunity for an experienced local scriptwriter or script developer to undertake a six-week working attachment in the feature film development division of innovative UK film ... More >>

UK visionary digital company on way to NZ

Friday, 8 July 2005, 10:23 am | British Council

onedotzero, the UK visionary digital moving image company, is coming to New Zealand with the support of British Council New Zealand. During their two-week national tour, 21-31 July, they will present screenings and lead day-long symposiums alongside some ... More >>

UK Music Leaders Upskill Local Talent

Monday, 14 February 2005, 12:46 am | British Council

The New Zealand music industry will have the opportunity to learn from some of the United Kingdom's most influential music professionals at a free seminar being held in Auckland and Wellington next month (March). More >>

Animated Animation

Thursday, 30 October 2003, 12:33 am | British Council

Animated feature films are breaking box office records world wide and next month New Zealand film makers have an opportunity to find out what it is that is making that happen, thanks to the British Council New Zealand. How did Aardman (Wallace ... More >>

New Zealand Writers Foundation UK Scholarship

Tuesday, 5 November 2002, 8:47 am | British Council

An exciting new scholarship created by the British Council New Zealand and the New Zealand Writers Foundation gives two local scriptwriters or developers the opportunity to spend six to eight weeks with two of the world's most successful film and television ... More >>

Fueling fires at ignite2001 festival

Wednesday, 6 June 2001, 5:37 pm | British Council

A unique festival celebrating young people in society will be held at The Edge in Auckland from 5 - 12 June. ignite2001 promises an extraordinary opportunity to develop young people’s creative potential. The festival offers an innovative programme of ... More >>