Cast of The Court Theatre's/Peking University's A Midsummer Night's Dream

In late May, The Court Theatre was joined by six actors, a director and lighting designer from Peking University’s Institute of World Theatre in staging A Midsummer Night's Dream in Christchurch.

In July, this co-production made the return journey to Beijing. Philip Aldridge reflects on the challenges and rewards of cross-cultural collaboration.

Asia New Zealand Foundation Gala Dinner

Insight: Informed commentary

North Korean propaganda picture of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il

Despite the challenges, Paul Bellamy says New Zealand's dialogues with North Korea can play a part in stabilising relations on the Korean Peninsula

Tristan Carter playing violin in Bangalore, during a residency at 1 Shanthi Road

We're offering seven artist-in-residence programmes throughout Asia. Applications close 1 September

Building banner in Shanghai composed of portraits

Grants for emerging researchers working in the field of New Zealand-Asia relations. Applications close on 10 September

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