Events

Auckland, Sunday September 11
Panel discussion at Going West Festival

Join Simon Wilson, Paula Penfold and Sara Vui-Talitu in conversation with one of the book’s editors,  Giovanni Tiso, for a panel discussion of Don’t Dream It’s Over at Going West.

Wellington, Thursday September 15
Launch and panel discussion in conjunction with Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting School
86 Vivian Street
5.30-6.45pm

Freerange Press, in conjunction with the Whitireia Journalism and Broadcasting School, invites you to join us for a panel discussion and celebration of our latest release, Don’t Dream It’s Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Firstly, a panel discussion, where contributors discuss the strengths and weaknesses of traditional media, how journalism is being affected by an evolving mediascape and how journalism might flourish again. Join Cate Honoré Brett, Nicky Hager, Peter Griffin, the editors and guests for this discussion and Q&A.

We then will serve drinks and nibbles in the foyer.

Books will be available to purchase for $40 from the good people at Unity Books.

A big thank you to Yeasie Boys and Crater Rim Wines for supplying delicious beverages.

Previous events:

Christchurch, Sunday 28 August
Reimagining Journalism (panel discussion)
As part of the WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival
5-6.15pm
Concert Hall, The Piano

Purchase tickets here

Contributors discuss the strengths and weaknesses of traditional media, how journalism is being affected by an evolving mediascape, how the country understands itself through the media and how journalism might flourish again. Join Cate Honoré Brett, Simon Wilson, Morgan Godfery, Duncan Greive and Paula Penfold in discussion with Russell Brown.

Christchurch, Sunday 28 August
Book launch: Don’t Dream It’s Over
6.30pm
First Floor, Unimed Building, 165 Gloucester St

FREE

Join Freerange Press and some contributing authors to celebrate the launch of Don’t Dream It’s Over: Reimagining Journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand at the closing night of the WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival. In this important new book from the publisher of Christchurch: The Transitional City and Once in a Lifetime, a wide range of writers examine the challenges and opportunities inherent in a rapidly changing media scene, and discuss ways to navigate what happens next.

Freerange will provide drinks, words and nibbles.

Thank you to Three Boys Brewery for supporting us with delicious beer! Thank you to Crater Rim for the wonderful wine! Thanks to Bell Bird Bakery for delicious bread! Thank you to LiVs for helping us find a space! And thanks to Mrs Bottomley’s Flowers – Formerly Aromaunga Flowers Ltd for making the place beautiful!