Category Archives: Film

Queens Wharf for the kids – from the kids

Guest Insider – Maya Hi, it’s Maya here again. I went down to Queens Wharf again today during the school holidays and it was still awesome, because there are lots of new things to do. I was there while the … Continue reading

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Capital weekend

By Insider – Jock Phillips Saturday was cold in Wellington, bitterly cold with winds straight off the Antarctic.  Only in Wellington on a bad day – or Invercargill – can you feel this cold.  I wandered down to the Courtenay … Continue reading

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Design for living

By Insider – Jock Phillips A moment of panic as I woke. Was I late?  I leant over to flick on the torch.  Yes, time to get up. I went to the bathroom and relaxed for a few precious seconds in the … Continue reading

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Who is this festival for?

By Insider – Jock Phillips The REAL New Zealand Festival is buzzing from one end of the country to another, but if anywhere is its centre, then that place must be Auckland’s Queens Wharf.  Over the past 24 hours I … Continue reading

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Festival recommendations from Joanna

We’ve asked each of our fabulous Festival team to select their top ten events – the things they’d most want to recommend to their friends, family or any visitors they might meet along the way. Here’s Joanna’s picks: Top 10 … Continue reading

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Queens Wharf for kids

By Guest Insider – Maya Hi! My name is Maya. I’m 11 years old and I’ve been to Queens Wharf quite a few times and I love it there. The first thing I got to do was look at New … Continue reading

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Festival recommendations from Jackie

We’ve asked each of our fabulous Festival team to select their top ten events – the things they’d most want to recommend to their friends, family or any visitors they might meet along the way. Here’s Jackie’s picks (not in … Continue reading

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New Zealand On Screen: iconic NZ film & TV container installation

By Insider – Suzanne Peri-Chapman  New Zealand On Screen, 9 September to 23 October, Auckland and Wellington It was raining in downtown Auckland, a hard rain, the kind of rain that… sorry, got a bit film noir there for a minute. … Continue reading

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NZOnScreen: Hello South Island!

by Anna Dean from New Zealand On Screen It’s been a busy few days on the Kiwi Classics on Tour trip, that’s part of the REAL New Zealand Festival, thus far. My co-host Gemma and I have been catching our … Continue reading

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