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.

Comics win big at Arts Pasifika Awards

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.

Comedy satire out trumps Donald

Alexander Sparrow in character as Donald Trump.

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

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.

Campion now Dame Jane

From one dame to another - Jane Campion is invested as a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit by ...

The Piano's director Jane Campion gets a gong.

Light-up dress delights WoW gallery

Ester is sculpted from cane, with 1000 hand-cut paper petals covering the bodice, and 340 LED lights.

A dress powered by 340 LED lights has taken out the World of WearableArt people's choice award.

Last of the artisans

Woodwright Ian Jonson in his workshop with a lunette table made of French oak, native beech driftwood seat and caste ...

Artisans have weathered a changing world, and that won't stop them doing things the old-fashioned way.

Swamp music alive and kicking

A handful of musicians that are part of the Creative Sounds music festival, Swampfest 2016. From left: Shannen Petersen, ...

Swampfest 2016 gives Palmerston North music a stage.

Fringe charges on without funding

Auckland synchronised swimming troupe the Wet Hot Beauties performed on Takapuna Beach in 2013's Auckland Fringe Festival.

The Auckland Fringe arts festival is going ahead despite failing to secure funding.

60 minutes at Paint 'n Sip

The final results of Sara Leitao's and Dasha Kuprienko's robins on a snowy day paintings at the Paint 'n' Sip studio in ...

My tree branches looked fat, so to keep the consistency I decided the two robins should be fat.

Bought for 50 pounds...

Hinemihi, a Maori meeting house that sits at Clandon House in Surrey, after being bought for 50 pounds in and taken from ...

Why a 136-year-old Maori meeting house sits in the grounds of a stately home in Surrey, England

Mick Innes returns to Zen Dog

Mick Innes outside his Grey Lynn home.

The illustrious Auckland actor is returning to the very stage he suffered a heart attack on three years ago.

A bone to pick in Kapiti

Katie Sampson with a horse skull, on the left, and a pig skull on the right. Her skull paintings usually take between ...

An artist finds animal bones around Kapiti and uses them in her work, which is on display in a new exhibition.

Chance to see rare sketches

This piece, titled Jellicoe's Right Hand, is believed to be a self-portrait of Hal Atkinson.

Rare naval sketches will be on display at a local art gallery.

Wellington choreographer returns home gallery video

Claire O'Neil, choreographer of Footnote Dance's show Lifeworld, which opens in Wellington on October 19.

Renowned choreographer Claire O'Neil has returned home to Wellington for the world premiere of her new work.

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