Cancel culture: host of events shelved

Brent Melville
Fri, 20 Aug 2021

Cancel culture: host of events shelved
Lockdown is hitting the events sector hard, again. (Image: Supplied)
Brent Melville
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
A pause on the New Zealand Fashion Week catwalk and a host of scheduled event postponements this week are the inevitable consequence of Tuesday’s snap lockdown, following the country’s first community cases of the delta covid strain.Fashion Week managing director and founder of the event Dame Pieter Stewart said it was disappointing for everyone from buyers, production teams and models to have to postpone the 20th edition of the show.Commenting on social media, Parnell based designer Caitlin Crisp said while she was feeling disappoi...

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