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JustUs takes justice to the stage

Audience members have described the premiere of JustUs, a new verbatim theatre work created by Massey University Creativity in the Community students as “powerful” and “fantastic”. The original work, which was developed in collaboration with JustSpeak, a youth-led justice advocacy charity, was staged for the first time in Wellington today (June 1), and will return for two […]

Australasian Association of Writing Programmes (AAWP) Conference

From 30 November to 2 December 2014 Massey University hosted the 19th Annual Australasian Association of Writing Programmes (AAWP) Conference at the Massey Wellington campus (http://www.aawp.org.au/19th_annual_conference).  The conference featured three New Zealand keynote speakers: playwright and screen-writer Hone Kouka, novelist Emily Perkins, and creative non-fiction writer Martin Edmond.  Other major events at the conference included […]

Arts on Wednesday – Student Writers Read

Hosted by Ingrid Horrocks, join us as students from Creative Nonfiction and Life Writing classes share the best of their work. Startlingly original, inventive and poignant – these are the tastiest cuts from the 2014 Massey Wellington creative writing student work smorgasbord. Wednesday 15 October 12:30 – 1:30pm 5D14 – Theatre Lab Coffee and biscuits […]

Arts on Wednesday – Binge Culture Collective

This audaciously inventive and interactive show, titled ‘For your Future Guidance’, was nominated for Most Original at NZ Fringe, and runner-up for Fringe of Fringe in Auckland. Reviewers have said it shows Binge’s “commitment to creating daring, unpredictable performances that challenge conventional distinctions between ‘real’ and ‘staged’ performance”. Binge Culture Collective have been described as […]

Arts on Wednesday – Barbarian Productions

Next Wednesday at Wellington, Barbarian Productions, home of theatre that is fierce, funny and counter-cultural, bring you their grim take on corporate change. Get involved, as an outreach team of Grim Reapers are sent by their home company to conduct surveys with you about their public image and the services they provide. We dare you […]

Arts on Wednesday Wellington – Ben Fagan

Ben Fagan, performance poet, is funny, thoughtful, moving, and he has honed his art in fierce slam competitions where he’s taken out multiple prizes and awards. He will be performing at Arts on Wednesday on September 10 in Wellington. Here’s what others have to say about him: “Ben Fagan is that rare kind of poet […]

ACE Wellington adds creative flavour

The Wellington ‘creative campus’ ACE (Achieving Career Excellence) women students’ leadership program had a special twist this year by collaborating with Arts on Wednesday to bring creative women entrepreneurs from the arts sector to the speaker line-up. Dame Deirdre Tarrant (Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit) kicked the program off with an incredibly frank and […]

Digital Media Production Village Opening

Monday 14th April saw the official opening of the new Digital Media Production Village at Massey’s Wellington Campus. In addition to media production and post-production spaces, a communications lab, audio recording booth, technician’s offices and equipment stores the area additionally features an interview/greenscreen studio and control room, ensuring that students will have access to cutting […]

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