Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival – from the archives, on Beamafilm and Kanopy

Whānau Mārama: The New Zealand International Film Festival 2020 is on! A national event, the festival provides access to a diverse and thoughtful array of excellent film from many parts of the world. Across Aotearoa, film-lovers eagerly anticipate the release of the NZIFF programme and the pleasures of engaging with global art and culture via…
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The Love of Book Clubs

Christchurch City Libraries hosts a range of book clubs and reading groups - from Spanish Book Club, to Dewey Book Group. They are the ideal way to not only meet new people, but also share ideas, experiences, and a love for literature. The highlight of my month would have to be going along to the…
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Whānau Mārama New Zealand International Film Festival 2020 – watch the films, read the books

Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival is screening this year, with most films being shown online. The Christchurch leg of the festival with cinema screenings at the Isaac Theatre Royal and Lumiere. Christchurch showings are on from Friday 24 July to Monday 3 August. Literary Connections / Based on Books Have a delve into…
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“Reimagining better worlds is what is going to get us through the Strange Times”: A. J. Fitzwater – The book launch of No Man’s Land

Last night at Scorpio Books, publishers Paper Road Press and author A.J. Fitzwater launched their book No Man's Land to a happy throng of readers: No Man’s Land is a historical fantasy and a love story set in the golden plains of North Otago, in the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. Inspired by feminist…
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