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

Festival GM moves on

The Festival of Colour’s longstanding General Manager Lindsey Schofield has decided it’s time for her to try out a new job. The Festival will miss her – for ten years she has been at the heart of the festival operations, … Continued