close
MENU
Hot Topic Reporting season
Hot Topic Reporting season
Unabridged
3 mins to read

Creative NZ Shakespeare debacle tells us a lot about Aotearoa NZ

OPINION: This fracas points us back to the cultural divides – the polarisation – in our country.

NBR columnist Simon Bridges speaks with Calida Stuart-Menteath.

Simon Bridges Thu, 27 Oct 2022

While the controversy has died down because common sense and funding have been restored, the recent Shakespeare Creative NZ debacle gives us an accurate sense of where things are at socially in New Zealand today.

We are polarised, confused, and to some extent in backlash mode.

First, let’s recap

Want to read more? It's easy.

Choose your best value subscription option

Student

Exclusive offer for uni students studying at a New Zealand university (valued at $499).
Individual
Group membership
NBR Marketplace
NZ Aviation News

Yearly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Monthly Premium Online Subscription

NZ$44.95 / monthly

Smartphone Only Subscription

NZ$24.95 / monthly

Premium Group Membership 10 Users

NZ$350+GST / monthly

$35 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 20 Users

NZ$600+GST / monthly

$30 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 50 Users

NZ$1250+GST / monthly

$25 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Premium Group Membership 100 Users

NZ$1875+GST / monthly

$18.75 per user - Pay by monthly credit card debit

Yearly Premium Online Subscription + NBR Marketplace

NZ$499.00 / yearly

Aviation News - Monthly

NZ$14.95 / monthly

Already have an account? Login
News tip? Question? Typo? Let us know: editor@nbr.co.nz
© All content copyright NBR. Do not reproduce in any form without permission, even if you have a paid subscription.
Creative NZ Shakespeare debacle tells us a lot about Aotearoa NZ
Unabridged,
96299
true