Princely Role

Wellington actor Nico Evers-Swindell will play the part of Prince William in a television movie about the royal couple, William & Kate, which is due to start production in Los Angeles in February. Evers-Swindell’s credits include small parts in television crime shows Law & Order and NCIS: Los Angeles. The movie will tell the story of the couple’s friendship and later romance while students at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, and the social and media pressure surrounding their relationship. William & Kate will be aired ahead of the April 29 wedding. Evers-Swindell is a former Victoria University of Wellington student and the cousin of rowing champs Georgina and Caroline Evers-Swindell. He trained at the Actors Centre Conservatory in New York.


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Berlin-Based Poet Hinemoana Baker on Connections

Berlin-Based Poet Hinemoana Baker on Connections

Ahead of her recent reading at Internationales Literaturfestival Berlin (ILB), mould-breaking poet Hinemoana Baker talked English-language magazine Exberliner through her new book, the New Zealand-Berlin connection and why Germans should stop…