The 2020 NZ Night of Ideas to take place on 31 January in Wellington [fr]

The French Embassy is proud to present the second Franco-Kiwi edition of La Nuit des Idées – the Night of Ideas – on 31 January 2020 at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum in Wellington.

31 January 2020 in Wellington

At nightfall, artists, intellectuals and scientists from France and the Pacific region will gather and take part in various forms to express what being alive means to them.

The global theme for 2020 will be "Being Alive", and in New Zealand, we will focus on finding a balance between French and Pacific perspectives.

"Tihei Mauri Ora"

"Tihei Mauri Ora" is a Māori expression which means "There is life" which can be interpreted as an appreciation of nature, an acknowledgement of life force or a ray of hope, etc. Like a reflection of our times, this expression can also reconnect us to the urgency of acting to continue living in harmony - not only with nature but also with ourselves.

Come and meet our guest speakers

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Discover the Night of Ideas 2020 speakers - Click on the image to access their biographies

Free Event

Booking and information

The programme and list of the key speakers will be updated soon. Stay tuned!

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Affiche officielle de la Nuit des Idées 2020

Partners: Institut Français, Creative New Zealand, Alliance Française Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington, the France-Aotearoa Science Technology and !nnovation (FAST!) and the Centre Culturel Tjibaou.

Dernière modification : 03/02/2020

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