How did a rural dairy farming community get to be a film buff’s dream? Arohanui Film Festival

In the Waikato region of New Zealand, in Te Aroha (Tear A-raw-ha) a rural dairy farming community, there lies a film buff’s dream event called the ‘Arohanui Film Festival’. The Arohanui Film Festival showcases new, entertaining, original, and adventurous films from around the world on the big screen. It will be held at ‘Future Te Aroha’, a former bra factory that has been converted to a multi purpose, non-profit facility for community and cultural use. It’s where film enthusiasts gather […]

Music can really speak to people and help them get through tough times

Bronwyn Halley is a contemporary country singer/songwriter from Dunedin, New Zealand. She believes that music can really speak to people and help them get through tough times. How did you start your musical career? I started learning music when i was 4. I learnt theory and I learnt the recorder for a couple of years. From there I moved on to the trumpet for a year, then flute for 3 years, before I eventually wanted to start singing at about […]

Introducing the Vinci Smart Hearable

Are you a lover of music? Then Vinci Hearable is a name that you’ll want to remember. It is the first music player with a built in artificial intelligence feature that will recommend personalized songs based on the body data and environmental status of the user. From the wearer, it collects information such as heart rate, current location, moving speed, and much more, analyses the data, and responds with various suitable and relevant music. Cathy Cao is the Overseas Business […]

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