Travel

Weekend in Whanganui

Weekend in Whanganui

It’s not read­ily appar­ent to me why I haven’t spent more time in Whan­ganui. After all, it’s only a couple of hours away from Wel­ling­ton — eas­ily man­age­able after work on a Fri­day or early on a Sat­urday morn­ing. Once you get past Bulls, the road is pleas­antly unfa­mil­i­ar and the land­scape suit­ably undu­lat­ory and […]

Travel: 48 hours in Kuala Lumpur

Travel: 48 hours in Kuala Lumpur

This March, after 11 years in New Zea­l­and (and ten years in Wel­ling­ton), the 48 Hours Furi­ous Film­mak­ing com­pet­i­tion left our shores and became an export busi­ness. The com­pet­i­tion has a well-jus­ti­fied repu­ta­tion as one of the most import­ant film­mak­ing events, as well as being the single biggest par­ti­cip­at­ory arts event in the coun­try, with […]