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

World leaders to speak at Aspiring Conversations

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Ireland’s former President Mary Robinson lead the programme for the Aspiring Conversations festival of ideas to be held in April.     The opening event session ‘Working for Change’ features the two leaders discussing bringing … Continued

New GM announced

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Wanaka local Laura Williamson to the General Manager position previously held by Lindsey Schofield. Laura – cyclist, journalist, writer, ex ski instructor and performance poet – will be well known to many … Continued