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 […]

Why are attractive visuals more successful?

In our fast-paced world, we process visuals much faster than text, and make judgements (whether consciously or unconsciously) based on what we see. Imara Stock is a site that helps female entrepreneurs, bloggers and creatives by either improving their photography through the Better Brand Photography course or by unique, authentic stock photos for free. Behind the scenes, I got the opportunity to catch up with the creator of Imara Stock / StartWithJ – Joelle Brisland. So Joelle, whereabouts are you […]

How to get to amazing New Zealand digital collections

What is Digital NZ? DigitalNZ is an initiative that seeks to help people find, share, and use New Zealand digital content. It was launched by the National Library of New Zealand in 2008 Who is Digital NZ? We are a small team passionate about connecting New Zealanders to useful and interesting information. You can find out more about who we are here: http://www.digitalnz.org/about/who-we-are. What inspires your team? We love working with organisations all over the country, and internationally, to help […]

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