Te Papa will spend a quarter of its annual acquisitions budget on four works by Simon Denny.
Palmerston North's first Solo Festival is coming to the Dark Room and Carly Thomas spoke to organiser Nathan Mudge about who will be stepping out... alone.
A Manawatu graphic designer has illustrated a children's book.
A 28-year-old Aucklander is bringing a unique twist to needlework.
This man's so skilled you could walk past and never notice him.
Tim Finn talks about his Irish mum, chasing white clouds and belonging, here.
Murmuration is the synchronised movement of birds and it is also the title of artist Israel Tangaroa Birch's latest exhibition. Carly Thomas spoke to the artist about traditional and contemporary art, and Maori magic.
Electronic beat maker Cameron Wilkes is set to release some new tunes.
The lighthouse sculpture will be a scaled-down state house filled with chandeliers in a Matariki formation.
Eric Idle, the original Monty Python member, and writer and of Spamalot, confirms that the inclusion of an ''actual wizard'' in the cast was a world first for Spamalot.
An actress took the good-luck message "break a leg" too literally when Wellington's Hannah Playhouse opened in 1973.
Footnote celebrate 30th anniversary with wonderful retrospective show.
This current generation of children aged up to 10 years old, will be the most photographed in history, yet will own the least number of photographs. Yet nothing, says Wellington photographer Jo Frances, will replace the power of the tactile image. Frances was named 2015 NZ Classic Portrait Photographer of the Year at the NZ Institute of Professional Photographers last month.
A Palmerston North boy has taken a 100 word homework assignment and turned it into a novel, with plans for a trilogy.
Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died.
As a hyperactive teenager Tom Thum started putting his restless energy into beat boxing.
Christchurch's new bus interchange filled with movement, sound and mischief as part of art festival.
A new show will reveal the secret works of the Little Yellow Digger illustrator Alan Gilderdale.
A rock musical opening in Christchurch explores the life of Christchurch suffragette Kate Sheppard.
Q&A with Glenn Colquhoun, the rural GP and poet
Hamilton could lay claim to being New Zealand's most robot-friendly city.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet is touring its brand new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Creators of one of last year's NZ Festival highlights return with a bird show for Otari-Wilton's Bush.
Gary McCormick and Tim Shadbolt are heading off on a national tour to tell some yarns.
Scribe and his family boldly shine light on darkness and tell their family story in The White Guitar.
A four-year-old's look through the Architects of Air's Exxopolis, a giant inflatable experience heading for Christchurch and Auckland
National Poetry Day will be marked in Palmerston North with a series of events.
Material from his mum's op shop made its way into Josh Morgan's illustrations for an award-winning children's book.
New Zealand's female comic community is growing and three artists are helping the profile.
A group of Feilding students were determined to put on a play and after a year they are getting it on the stage.