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Archive for March, 2014

Arts on Wednesday, Wellington campus, on April 9th will be full of Improv!

Improv show more than just quick laughs Theatre and comedy act the Wellington Improvisation Troupe headline a free lunchtime show at Massey University’s Wellington campus on April 9 aimed at not just gaining some audience laughs but demonstrating the art of quick thinking too. Members of the public are welcome to see the one-off performance […]

Jenny Lawn’s take on the golden age of NZ crime fiction

Bloody, funny – the golden age of NZ crime fiction Blood-soaked with a vein of humour. These are the distinctive features of home grown crime fiction, which has soared in popularity over the past two decades, says an academic who’s read most of it. In fact the past 20 years have been dubbed ‘the golden […]

Media Students Excel

Norman Zafra’s documentary ‘A Friend in Sight’ has been selected for competition and screening in the Documentary Edge Film Festival (Auckland and Wellington, May-June). Norman made the documentary for Radha O’Meara’s paper Media Practice and Global Culture in 2013.   Virginia O’Connor is one of four women who have made a mockumentary webisode series ‘Capital […]

Writers Week partners with the School of English and Media Studies

School of English and Media Studies Partners with the New Zealand Festival of the Arts The School of English and Media Studies 2014 Writers Read series kicked off in style last week with a partnership with the New Zealand Festival of the Arts Writers Week. Massey partnered with Writers Week to host New Zealand events […]

Where the Rekohu Bone Sings by Tina Makereti

Tina Makereti,  BA and Masters  at Massey, has lectured and tutored for Massey  for a number of years. Her first novel ‘Where the Rekohu Bone Sings’ was launched with Random. http://www.unitybooks.co.nz/counterculture/launch-update-where-the-rekohu-bone-sings-by-tina-makereti/   f Tina reading at the launch!    

“Hemi’s Way” by TJ Hoekstra is recognised by the 2013 Pikihuia Awards

The School of English and Media Studies is proud to announce that former creative writing student TJ Hoekstra (nee Corrigan) has had her story ‘Hemi’s Way’ recognised by the 2013 Pikihuia Awards and published in Huia Short Stories 10. Please visit the Huia Publiishers page for more information: https://www.huia.co.nz/shop&item_id=5226

NUTS NZ. Issue #1. March 2014

Editorial Welcome to the inaugural edition of NUTS NZ – the Newsletter for University Theatre Studies New Zealand.The purpose of the newsletter is to help us communicate more effectively as a community of scholars interested in Theatre and Performance. We hope this initiative will insure we are better able to support each other, collaborate together, and […]

New FB page for Welly Arts on Wednesday

Are you in Wellington? Arts on Wednesday at Wellington campus has a new FB page to keep you up to date.   We don’t have an advance schedule of our events as we’re adding things all the time – so to make sure you don’t miss out, join us at https://www.facebook.com/WellyArtsWednesdays to get news of […]

Wellington Arts on Wednesday

This week (March 12) at Wellington campus we welcome multi-award-winning playwright, radio dramatist, film scriptwriter and novelist Stuart Hoar to Massey Wellington’s Arts on Wednesdays Series to talk about his work, his inspirations, his creative processes, and the role of the arts in Aotearoa New Zealand society in the 21st Century. March 12, 1pm to […]

Palmerston North Media Lab Refurbishment

For the beginning of the 2014 academic year the media lab at Massey’s Palmerston North Campus has seen an extensive refurbishment, which has seen both production and post-production equipment overhauled.   In terms of production equipment, the lab, which is used during media practice and expressive arts papers including media practice I and II, creative […]

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