Events

07/06/2017 - 6:30pm

Professors Margaret Wilson and Judy McGregor, along with Sylvia Bell, have astutely drawn our attention to emerging fault lines in our response to human rights and thereby our confidence in the democratic institutions that enabled them to take hold as key elements of our social community. Do we have sufficient qualities in our democratic community to keep the rights we have won, to fully protect those we have in place and extend rights to where we need to go?

In their 2016 book Human Rights in New Zealand they quote Dame Silvia Cartwright saying:

10/06/2017 - 2:00pm

As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography, there will be an exhibition of stills, moving image and a dynamic tohu mau mahara (site of memory) by Paul Janman, Scott Hamilton and Ian Powell.

09/06/2017 - 7:30pm

Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000, here speaks with author and archaeologist Dave Veart about the Waikato War of 1863-64. It was war in the Waikato, O’Malley argues, that shaped the nation in all kinds of ways: setting back Maori and Pakeha relations by generations and allowing the government to begin to assert the kind of real control over the country that had eluded it since 1840.

30/05/2017 - 7:00pm

The Te Awamutu Museum is bringing New Zealand historian and author Vincent O’Malley to the Waipa District in May 2017. His most recent publication is The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800-2000.

26/05/2017 - 5:30pm

Max Harris, author of best-selling book 'The New Zealand Project', is coming to Wellington again! Join us for an after-work drink at Caroline on Manners Street, where Max will be in conversation with Laura O'Connell Rapira and Morgan Godfrey, chaired by Max Rashbrooke.

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Max Harris’s The New Zealand Project puts forward, from the perspective of a young New Zealander, a vision for deepening our political discussion, starting conversations, and confronting the challenges ahead.

24/05/2017 - 7:00pm

Max Harris, author of best-selling book 'The New Zealand Project', is coming to Christchurch! He'll be speaking at the Gibson Centre at Rangi Ruru Girls' School at 7.00 pm on Wednesday 24 May. Free entry, all welcome (no rsvps needed).

Max will be joined in conversation by Sam Johnson, Lindsey MacDonald and Sylvia Nissen, chaired by Bronwyn Hayward.

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22/05/2017 - 6:00pm

Max Harris, author of best-selling book 'The New Zealand Project', is coming to Dunedin! He'll be speaking at the Dunedin City Library at 6.00 pm on Monday 22 May. Free entry.

The event will be chaired by Janine Hayward.

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Max Harris’s The New Zealand Project puts forward, from the perspective of a young New Zealander, a vision for deepening our political discussion, starting conversations, and confronting the challenges ahead.

23/05/2017 - 5:30pm

Max Harris, author of best-selling book 'The New Zealand Project', is coming to Timaru! He'll be speaking at the Timaru Library at 5.30 pm on Tuesday 23 May. Free entry, all welcome (no rsvps needed).

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Max Harris’s The New Zealand Project puts forward, from the perspective of a young New Zealander, a vision for deepening our political discussion, starting conversations, and confronting the challenges ahead.