The latest from arts writer Richard Betts

Richard Betts is an Auckland-based arts and culture writer.

Class act – how The Lion King yielded a king-size bonanza to the NZ economy
Richard Betts | Sun, 17 Oct 2021

New figures show that while the rest of the world struggled under the weight of covid restrictions, The Lion King’s four-week Auckland season provided an unexpected windfall to the NZ economy, putting much-needed money into the pockets of workers and business owners.