Each year Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) provides child-focused analysis and commentary of the budget. The aim is to provide an accessible and affordable avenue for the community to come together and hear about how the budget affects children and young people, especially our most vulnerable who live in poverty.Read More →
Seven weeks after the Christchurch mosque shootings it is time to reflect upon the mediated nature of these traumatic events. To this end, the Journalism, Media and Democracy research centre has assembled a distinguished panel of speakers to discuss the interrelated themes of online white extremism, media depictions of terrorism, terror and security and representations of Islam.Read More →
The Liberal Agenda – New Zealand Public Television Trust – Assange: There are always at least two sides to every story.
Whatever view you take of Juian Assange he became an Ecuadorian national so, legally, it is remarkable they (a) extensively spied on him and (b) allowed the British police to enter the embassy to arrest one of their own citizens with no extradition order.Read More →
The Comedy Fest is back and nothing helps give insight to where a culture presently is quite as perfectly as comedy. What is allowed to be joked about and what we consider humourless are all experimented upon in real time on a stage. There are at times nothing quite so dangerous as comedians.Read More →
KEY DATES:30 May – 9 June 2019, Doc Edge Festival: Auckland – Q Theatre, Ellen Melville Centre and Auckland Art Gallery13 – 23 June 2019, Doc Edge Festival: Wellington – Roxy Cinema, Te Auaha, Light House CubaRead More →
Event location: Otago Room, Clubs and Societies Building, Otago University, Dunedin. Time: 730pm, 11th April.Cost: Free.Read More →