Learning the family trade

The bright blues of Susan Bloch-Jorgensen's paua is made using her new electric kiln.

Susan Bloch-Jorgensen dropped school to learn a trade - pottery.

Cromwell show brings small-town Kiwi life in the sixties to the stage

Fine Thyme Theatre actors perform Flagons and Floxtrots - a show that reflects small town Kiwi life in the sixties.  ...

Flagons and Foxtrots will bring old-time dance tunes back to Cromwell Memorial Hall with a Fine Thyme Theatre show.

Artist turns arm into 3D octopus tentacle video

Reporter Emma James had her arm painted by Alicia Sim Artistry.

Having my arm look like an octopus tentacle was something I never anticipated.

The Talk: about the birds and bees

Awkward ... Mish Gigor decided to get her parents to open up about their sex lives.

How did your parents explain the facts of life? For Australian Mish Grigor it was awkward and she wants to share that feeling.

Graphic design win for Wellington student gallery

Sarah Browning has won the gold medal for the Graphic Design competition in the WorldSkills New Zealand Nationals.

A move to Wellington proves golden for graphic designer Sarah Browning

Musical is a trip through Kiwiana history

Joelle Dunlop brings Dog to life in Stratford on Stage's performance of Footrot Flats: the musical.

Wal, Dog, Cooch, Aunt Dolly, Cecil, and Pongo are all brought to life by Stratford on Stage.

Strassman on tour

240913 NEWS PHOTO. SUPPLIED NOT FOR SALE. SUBURBAN NEWSPAPERS COMPETITION International ventriloquist David Strassman is ...

"I've turned this piece of s**t art form and made it into something cool."

Comics win big at Arts Pasifika Awards video

Oscar Kightley's contribution to New Zealand's arts scene has been lauded with a win at the Arts Pasifika Awards.

Oscar Kightley and David Fane clean up.

Glendene's iron man

Henderson blacksmith Jon Hall works with a piece of hot iron in his workshop in Glendene.

Scrap materials have a story to tell, Jon Hall says.

Kiwi music history exhibition to open

Dave Dobyn.

Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa will run until May.

Theatre outperforms trust expectations

Issues with the fire alarm system at the ASB Theatre have been resolved.

Nearly 32,000 audience members, across 86 shows, have been through its doors since March.

Theatre's 'coalition of experts'

A "coalition of experts" will work on the plans for a theatre to replace Founders, in Hamilton.

Hamilton's new theatre is a step closer to getting a concept design.

Comedy satire out trumps Donald

Alexander Sparrow in character as Donald Trump.

Comedian brings his political satire about Donald Trump to Palmerston North. 

Stoking the artistic fire gallery

Nick White's home in Woodville is also his studio and workshop.

A gallery and a workshop in Woodville is like stepping into another world.

Sculptures swept away by sea video

Sculpture By The Sea at Bondi Beach.

An artwork has only been washed away once before in the festival's 20-year history.

Art, Vogue and a DC3

Solo art exhibition 'En Vogue' - Ingrid Boot, primarily known for her figurative paintings, captures the beauty and ...

Orewa artist combines art, Vogue, burlesque and a DC3.

Opinion: Time's up for Quasi

It is time for Ronnie van Hout's Quasi to leave the Christchurch Art Gallery building. believes Warren Feeney.

OPINION: Ronnie Van Hout's latest work is a one-line joke that has already provoked all the reactions that it's going to get.

Modern Maori comedy gallery

The cast of The Biggest, a comedy written and directed by Jamie McCaskill, about prejudice in rural New Zealand. From ...

A host of Wellington theatre royalty will be together on stage in a new Maori theatre story with a difference.

Keeping Diwali tradition alive

Salonee Kumar, 13, has been dancing since she was five. She also does contemporary dance.

​Performers wearing colourful costumes adorned with jewels delighted the crowd.

A photographer's courage video


Marti Friedlander, whose photographs held up a mirror to New Zealand, is saying goodbye. But you're not allowed to feel sorry for her.

Traditional crafts translate to NCEA classes with success

Whakairo Maori carving pupil Mani Miller's hands chipping out a pou from customwood.

Pupils in new Maori crafts and carving classes at Manawatu College are brimming with enthusiasm.

How To Dad set for book release

Jordan Watson is How To Dad.

Jordan Watson was just giving a mate some advice. Now he's an internet sensation.

Vision blown into reality

NiaVal presents This Woman's Work is a Woman's Worth at Depot Artspace.

Glass artwork is an "unforgiving" love affair

Don Juan to appear at Q

The cast of Don Juan will attempt to make you feel "sexy and alive".

The play is set to make audience members feel confident, sexy and alive.

Student shares stage with professional artists

Yilan Sun is exhibiting in the Kristin School art exhibition and sale Atelier.

Yilan Sun's art was seen at another exhibition when she was asked to exhibit professionally.

Sailing across the world thanks to dance

Joanne Boocock's love of dance has seen her travel around the world.

Her love for dance blossomed at a young age and now Joanne Boocock is travelling the world, doing the thing she loves most. 

Flashback: Death of a poet

James K Baxter was snapped by The Evening Post on his mail round shortly after being awarded the prestigious Robert ...

James K Baxter is regarded by many to be the country's greatest poet, whose death resonated throughout New Zealand.

Last show for a dying art

Val Kenwood-Harrison and Daphne Cutts in front of the final exhibition.

One last show for dying but beautiful art form.

Buy your own seat

Rudy Van Vlerken from Pzazz Building is the first seat sponsor forthe Kapiti Performing Arts Centre's 348-seat principal ...

Almost $600,000 could be raised for the new $10m Kapiti Performing Arts Centre through seat sponsorship.

Mt Eden artist returns to NKB

The largest piece in Neal Palmer's Horsing Around gallery.

Neal Palmer has put some hooves into his latest exhibition at the NKB Gallery.

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