Homecoming King

2,500 fans took part in a “low-key” ceremony to honour Peter Jackson and fellow Oscar winners at the Wellington Events Centre. Jackson and co each received a glass goblet to add to their already overflowing mantlepieces, as well as a glowing mayoral address. Jackson has been profiled by almost every major news source since his triumph at the Oscars, including CNN and the BBC. Said the BBC, “[His] native NZ has always reserved its greatest adulation for sporting giants like Richard Hadlee and Jonah Lomu but a place must now be found on the victory dais for director Peter Jackson.”


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Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid Would Like to Go to Canada With You

Nadia Reid’s “Oh Canada” isn’t a cover of the country’s national anthem, but that doesn’t stop the Dunedin-born musician from honouring some of her favourite Canadian singer-songwriters on her new song,…