Aspiring Conversations opens tonight

Wanaka is bustling with activity as speakers for Aspiring Conversations arrive in town for this weekend’s festival of ideas. Tonight we begin this ‘time for thinking’ with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and former President of Ireland and passionate human rights … Continued

Aspiring Conversations goes by the book

  It wouldn’t be Aspiring Conversations without Chris Lumsden from Paper Plus Wanaka, who has been on hand every year since the festival started with his pop-up bookstore. Come see him in the Armstrong Room during the festival to check … Continued

Aspiring Conversations proving popular

The first week of General Sales is almost done, and the 2018 Aspiring Conversations are proving to be our most popular yet. Two sessions have sold out –  our opening night talk with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and former Irish … Continued