Film Festival to showcase student talent

Auckland based Unitec Institute of Technology has launched a student film festival competition to encourage growth of young talent. Students enrolled in tertiary education will be eligible to submit their entries to the initiative called, ‘Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival.’ Entries opened on September 1 and would close on November 30, 2011. The submissions should be original works created…

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Spectacular start to Rugby World Cup in Auckland

Despite public transport hiccups, Auckland put together an impressive inaugural ceremony for Rugby World Cup 2011 on September 9 at Eden Park. Amidst a plethora of flags greeting the All Blacks (New Zealand) and Ikale Tahi (Tonga), 60,000 people watched the proceedings at the Stadium, while more than 300 million worldwide were glued to the television. About 5000 performers, most…

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