Festival One

Festival One

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Music, Art & Community. Like the rhythm of a pulsing heart, these three things beat in the core of who we are. Music, Art & Community. Three practices in which we explore and find meaning. Music, Art & Community. Three forms of expression tying us into what it means to be human.


Fraser Grut | What’s Your Dream? | Festival One 2020
May 28 • 39 min
Fraser Grut heads the global movement ‘10,000 Dreams’. Every single day for 10,000 days, Fraser films a different person answering the question - “What’s your dream”. Starting on December 8th 2016 (age 22), Fraser will finish his project on April 25th…
Lyndon Drake | A Moemoeā | Festival One 2020
May 24 • 41 min
A Moemoeā is a dream or vision. The Christian story in Aotearoa is tied to the dreams and visions of those who brought the good news of Jesus to this land empowering Maori to flourish in mission and minsitry. This vision from the past feeds on-going…
Dan Sheed | How Do We Engage With The Psalms? | Festival One 2020
May 19 • 39 min
How do we richly engage with the Psalms - a book grounded in a past time and foreign place, yet which call to us through the voices of the poets and prophets to a hopeful future? Dan Sheed planted and now co-leads Central Vineyard Church, a community…
Extreme Sports Panel | Festival One 2020
May 14 • 42 min
Beaver Fleming, professional skateboarder from Knoxville, TN, living in San Diego, CA. Travelling the world competing with the Nitro Circus and competing in the top events like X Games. Mariana Hatayama, originally from Brazil, Mari has been working as a…
Chad M. Johnson - Monday Session
Jun 27, 2019 • 42 min
The Cross goes up to God, out to man and into me. Listen here for Chad’s Monday session. Whether it be leading NFL players and their families in daily devotionals, overseeing a retreat of over 300 young adults, or spending time with his family across the…
Chad M. Johnson - Sunday Session
Jun 27, 2019 • 41 min
Listen here for Chad’s Sunday morning session at Festival One 2019. Whether it be leading NFL players and their families in daily devotionals, overseeing a retreat of over 300 young adults, or spending time with his family across the globe, Pastor Chad M.…
Jeremy Kyle - Breaking Into The Creative Industries, What You Need To Know
May 30, 2019 • 34 min
Wondering what the pro’s and cons of the art world are? How to work with international clients? How to get clients? How to create that Social Media Presence??? How to be a guy-boss, girl-boss, own boss? Jeremy shares from his experiences, lessons learnt…
Jeremy Kyle - Dreaming The Impossible
May 30, 2019 • 32 min
God with you at work. Jeremy’s story of how God opened up doors for him in the international art world. Jeremy Kyle is an International Artist, working in watercolour and ink mixed media. His paintings are known for their splatters and intricate…
Te Waka McLeod, Petra Bagust, Ritane Wallace - Q&A
May 23, 2019 • 59 min
IN THE BONDS OF LOVE WE MEET, WHO IS “WE”? If you’ve ever asked yourself why this conversation between Māori and Pākeha still exists, or struggled to understand why this should be important to the church, then this session is for you. Hosted by Te Waka…
Matua (Matt) Hakiaha - Grace And Not Race
May 23, 2019 • 42 min
Galatians 3:28-29 Grace and Not Race. Race, rank and sex. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, Slave nor Free, Male nor Female. Ngati Pukeko and Ngati Tuhoe descent. Chairman of Runanga - Maori Council for Laidlaw College. Kaiako for the Indigenous Theology…
Sonny Karena - Tangatawhenua & God
May 16, 2019 • 41 min
TANGATAWHENUA AND GOD “KO TE ATUA TOKU PIRINGA KAPUTA KA ORA” Psalms 43:1 (For God is my strength and real saviour in times of need) Sonny is an Elder of Ngati Haua. He has been researching and telling stories of tribal histories for over 30 years in the…
Chris & Katie - God & The Addict
May 16, 2019 • 56 min
A father and daughter share their family’s story of lives turned upside down by addiction and alcoholism, their experience of the miracle of recovery and God’s place in their healing. Dad and daughter openly share the story of how their lives were…
John Fox - If God Loves Me Why Can’t I Get Out Of Bed?
May 9, 2019 • 40 min
God upholds all Creation in a wonderful whole - but how does He uphold you when it hurts? He promises peace but how do I hold on to Peace Now, when life is far from perfect? How do we maintain a life giving faith, and a life giving community, in the…
Grant Bayldon - A Vision For The World
May 9, 2019 • 50 min
Poverty, environmental crisis, human rights abuses - there’s so much to work on and set right in the world that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or that its hopeless. How can we be part of bringing wholeness out of brokenness - to the world, without burning…
Action Sports Panel
May 2, 2019 • 50 min
ACTION SPORTS PANEL OF EXTREME GUESTS Are you passionate about action sports? Have you ever wondered if God can use that passion for His kingdom? Hear from our panel of guests who have lived out their faith through a variety of different actions sports,…
Brook Turner - From Darkness To Light
May 2, 2019 • 36 min
How my journey of photography restored my faith. Brook Turner is an Amateur Photographer based in Auckland New Zealand. His photography focuses on capturing and presenting our common and unique humanity. Brook has a passion for street, documentary,…
Mary Wanhill - Taking A Risk
Apr 25, 2019 • 41 min
What are our young people searching for? How we engage with young people using the risk taking sport of dirt bike riding. Once known as ‘Scary Mary’ for her daredevil accomplishments on a dirt bike, Mary Wanhill was forced into a change of direction after…
Jacob Parsons - Coffee Has Landed
Apr 25, 2019 • 29 min
Building on last year’s talk about sourcing direct trade coffee from Uganda, Jacob will share about the Ugandan/New Zealand partnership, and what it will mean for the region of Kanungu, West Uganda. Jacob is passionate about using business to set up…
Christina Partridge - Seeking Shalom
Apr 18, 2019 • 57 min
What do you do when God disappears? Christina went to Israel and walked in the footsteps of Jesus. Come hear her discoveries of joy and a faith made new. Christina works at Laidlaw College leading the Centre for Learning, she holds a Bachelor of Divinity…
Jeremy Suisted - Pursuing Peace In A Polarised World
Apr 18, 2019 • 48 min
At the heart of the Scriptures is a deep call for peace on earth. What does this peace look like in the frenzy of life today? Jeremy is a speaker, writer and consultant who is captivated by the love of God and the rich story of Scripture. Raised in the…
Olivia Burne - Sports and Spirituality
Apr 15, 2019 • 39 min
Wholeness of being. Right relationship with God, creation, and oneself. For an athlete, shalom is an extraordinary promise. To be healthy in both body and mind, perform to the best of your ability, and be at peace with people and place is the dream. Yet…
Jamie Hunt - Taking a Business Global
Apr 3, 2019 • 45 min
This week we talk to Jamie Hunt. Jamie is a former elite triathlete champion with a third ranking in the ITU world triathlete rankings and co-founder of 2XU, the global high-performance sportswear brand come high-fashion-must-have. Jamie speaks from the…