Events

26/09/2018 - 6:00pm

Join us at the National Library to celebrate Max Rashbrooke’s new book Government for the Public Good: The Surprising Science of Large-Scale Collective Action, a fast-paced and globally informed defence of the role of government in delivering the public services that shape our lives.

26/09/2018 - 12:00pm

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner and the Office of the Ombudsman are marking Right to Know Day with a free lunchtime forum on 26 September 2018 (Right to Know Day is celebrated internationally on 28 September).

19/09/2018 - 6:00pm

Join historian Barbara Brookes and curator Felicity Milburn as they explore the history of New Zealand women through objects and artworks. This engaging presentation will encourage us to see New Zealand's history through a female lens: from the points of view of wives, daughters, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and aunts.

This talk is part of an event at Christchurch Art Gallery celebrating the 125th anniversary of universal suffrage in New Zealand.

20/09/2018 - 6:00pm

Jade Kake knows Māori design principles can change Aotearoa for the better: not only in our housing, but in our towns and cities too. Join the founder of the Indigenous Urbanism podcast, and author of upcoming BWB Text Rebuilding the Kāinga, as she discusses what indigenous design offers the country, and why, after a long battle, a wider population is finally waking up to what they offer.

09/09/2018 - 3:00pm

Sunday 9 September, 3.00–4.00 p.m.
Pioneer Women's Hall,
Level 1, Ellen Melville Centre
1 Freyburg Place, Auckland

All welcome, no rsvp needed.

Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa is the great ocean continent. For those Indigenous to the Pacific, the Moana was traditionally a connector and an ancestor. Imperialism, however, has created false divides between islands and separated their peoples.

24/09/2018 - 6:00pm

The BWB Texts series of ‘short books on big subjects’ now numbers over fifty titles and has become an acclaimed source of dynamic New Zealand non-fiction. Join publisher Tom Rennie and BWB Texts authors to celebrate and discuss the journey of this remarkable imprint. Participating authors include Mike Berridge, Ralph Chapman, David Hall, Philippa Howden-Chapman, Prue Hyman, Mike Joy, Kathleen Kuehn, K. Emma Ng, Vincent O'Malley, Max Rashbrooke and more!

In partnership with City Gallery.

29/10/2018 - 6:00pm

Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, the great ocean continent, is traditionally a connector and an ancestor. Imperialism in the Moana, however, created false divides between islands and separated peoples. Lana Lopesi, in conversation with Emma Ng, will discuss how the adaptability of Moana peoples is now turning the ocean back into the unifying continent that it once was.

6-7pm, Monday 29 October 2018
City Gallery
Civic Square, Wellington

All welcome, no rsvp needed

27/11/2018 - 6:00pm

Think tax is boring? Think again! Shamubeel Eaqub, Lisa Marriott and Jess Berentson-Shaw, chaired by Max Rashbrooke, will debate the purpose of taxation. Is tax love, or is it theft? Come along, hear the discussion, and make up your own mind.

6-7pm, Tuesday 27 November 2018
City Gallery
Civic Square, Wellington