Queen's Birthday Honours

Posted Wednesday 08 Jun 2016

Finola Dwyer ONZM and Victoria Spackman ONZM were  honoured in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours, for services to the film industry and services to theatre, film and television, respectively.

Based in the UK since 1990 Dwyer, a New Zealand film producer and editor, is best known for her films An Education and Brooklyn, produced with frequent collaborator Amanda Posey.

Pop this in your browser for the full story! http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/arts/80724171/Black-Graces-Neil-Ieremia-and-Brooklyn-producer-Finola-Dwyer-lead-arts-honours

Victoria Spackman is Chief Executive, Director and co-owner of the screen and visitor experience company, the Gibson Group. In this role, Ms Spackman is responsible for the leadership of the company, including its culture, strategy and growth. Currently, the Gibson Group works in New Zealand, Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, China and Denmark.

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Tuesday was on Wednesday

Posted Wednesday 08 Jun 2016

If you are confused about E News delivery this week - it is coming to you on a Wednesday and will do for the issue in a fortnight's time as well. This is to allow me, the E News producer, to sit my final law exams - AND it gives you an extra day to get your stories into us before the next issue on Wednesday June 22. After that normal service will resume.  Happy reading...  Josie McNaught (almost LLB)