& Readers Festival
WELCOME to the 2016 WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival, with 80 events and over 100 speakers from New Zealand and the world to inspire, inform and entertain you. This festival we are embracing the theme of ‘Planet and People’, and we hope you find much to enjoy.
The year 2050 is the deadline target for reducing New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent from 1990 levels. In the meantime, the ice caps are melting and our planet is facing mass Read more
The Stars Are On Fire
Do not doubt that the stars are on fire tonight. Come and hear seven of our guests speak, read, sing and entertain you with a burning passion in the beautiful surroundings of the Isaac Theatre Royal. Read more
In Love With These Times: A Flying Nun Celebration
Some 35 years ago in Christchurch, the legend of Flying Nun — New Zealand’s most internationally recognised and acclaimed music label — was born. To celebrate the publication of founder Roger Read more