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Aspiring Conversations tickets on sale today!

Aspiring Conversations tickets on sale today!

Tickets have gone on sale today for the inaugural Aspiring Conversations festival taking place 10-12 October in Wanaka and Queenstown.
Initial sales show the talk by economist Loretta Napoleoni and Tim Finn's solo show 'White Cloud' are proving to be very popular. We do expect these and many other sessions to sell out so don't delay and book early.

Economist Loretta Napoleoni - an expert on the funding of international terrorism

Tickets to all speaker sessions are just $15 and Tim Finn's solo show is only $35.
Or you can buy an Aspiring Pass for all nine Wanaka sessions for just $130. The pass can be bought by phone or in person only.

There are three main ways to book tickets
1. Online at www.aspiringconversations.co.nz - there is no booking fee, just a 3% credit card charge.
2. In person at the box office at the Lake Wanaka Centre - open Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 September 8.30 to 2pm. Or tickets for Queenstown sessions can be bought at The Rees Hotel, 377 Frankton Road Queenstown
3. By phone 022 4 TIX NOW (022 4 849 669)

For all ticketing queries please email ticketing@aspiringconversations.co.nz or phone 022 4 TIX NOW (022 4 849 669)

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