A group of young singers from Oxford University are singing in Christchurch

Members of the choir from Magdalen College, Oxford. Photo: Supplied

The Oxford Scholars:  Will Pate and Joshua Newman are members of the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford which dates back to 1480. They talk about the choir's annual visit to sing in Christchurch despite the lack of a Cathedral. 

A photo of a peony from a film by Nova Paul.

Image from Still Light (2015) a film by Nova Paul inspired by the poetry of Joanna Paul. Photo: Courtesy the artists and CIRCUIT Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand.

Mark Williams: Auckland fine art film curator Mark Williams has commissioned six film makers to respond to the poetry of Whanganui artist Joanna Margaret Paul: a film-maker, poet, photographer and painter, never more popular than now twelve years after her death.

John Elmsly: Composer John Elmsly has just begun his tenure as the Composer-in-Residence at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music. John studied electronic music composition at Victoria University with Douglas Lilburn whose centenary is being marked this year.