New Mesh sculpture planned

An artist's impression of the redeveloped Victoria on the River site in Hamilton.

Hamilton's next major public artwork will be located in the heart of the city.

Morepork watch over Waikanae

The morepork watches over the Waikanae River.

The Waikanae River has two new guardians, and they are turning motorists' heads.

Stolen Van Gogh paintings return video

Director of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum Axel Ruger (C) poses next to paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh.

They were taken 14 years ago, now they are back on display in Amsterdam.

Paint the town big and bold

Demolished building sites have exposed bare walls in central Blenheim.

Bare grey walls provide blank canvas for street art, says councillor.

Iceberg to appear in Auckland video

The real life iceberg Ernest which the installation is based on.

Iceberg named Ernest to be projected on the Auckland Museum.

Raise the rafters

Members of the 32-voice touring Sydney Male Choir.

A 32-voice Welsh-style male choir from New South Wales is coming to Palmerston North.

Artist's Manawatu debut

Alfred Memelink's art is influenced by his love of the sea.

A exhibition in Manawatu from a sea-faring painter has a nautical theme.

Artist plies trade in painting

'Landscapes of the mind' is the theme of the exhibition.

Drainlayer Jason Lowe says circles are his muse.

Libraries love shown on social media

Libraries hours for the public will remain the same, as staff face possibly reduced working hours.

"The library is a truly unique, special place; to be treasured," - reaction on to a major restructuring of Auckland Libraries.

Hot pink dance video

Feet become a focus during a Footnote Dance rehearsal.

Footnote Dance is bringing an explosion of pink, vintage chrome and live sound to the stage.

Inside Banksy's Bethlehem hotel video

The hotel has been fully booked until June.

The West Bank hotel has welcomed its first guests and though there's not much of a view, it's booked out until June.

Sea creatures in Napier

Freeman White and John Berryman working on White's Sea Walls mural.

Bare walls around Napier are being transformed into art

Mural, mural on the wall

Elliot O'Donnell, aka Askew One, spent last week transforming the plain wall behind him into a work of art.

Which is the fairest of them all? Seek out the eleven new pieces and decide for yourself.

The secret lives of masks

West and Central African spiritual beliefs will form the basis of an exhibition in Expressions Whirinaki in Upper Hutt. ...

A rare collection of African masks and statues has visitors spellbound.

Weapon of choice

Wellington businessman Chris Parkin finally has the artwork he purchased in late 2015 made from a decommissioned AK-47 ...

Art collector battled for 18 months to get his butterfly-covered AK-47 into the country - but when it arrived it was broken.

Dog artist says thanks

Dog on the Big King Reserve reservoir appeared after Footrot Flats creator Murray Ball died last week.

Graffiti artist Paul Walsh thanks the public for response to his Murray Ball tribute.

Wellington in watercolour

The wild Wellington weather, captured by Pearson's brush.

Everyone has their favourite spots in Wellignton to visit and one artist has recreated hers in watercolour for her first solo show.

The magician Cosentino

Magician Cosentino ties himself to anchors underwater, but on Monday he joined Stuff for a chat.

He's no lame rabbit-from-a-hat conjuror, we meet the man who is making magic cool again.

Cinderella gets a makeover in new musical

Shayna Tattersfield, left,  plays Cindy Rella in the upcoming Be-Bop-A-Lula musical by Hutt City Musical Theatre along ...

The swinging sixties are coming to town with a new musical from the Hutt City Musical Theatre

The Questionnaire: Gabby O'Connor

Gabby O'Connor

Installation artist Gabby O'Connor takes on our quirky Q and A.

Bollywood star NZ bound

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is coming to New Zealand in April.

Salman Khan, the world's biggest and brightest Bollywood star is heading to New Zealand.

A Life Story - Costumier with a raw talent

Andrew Pfeiffer made gravity-defying costumes for the Royal New Zealand Ballet for more than 30 years, writes Bess Manson.

Pianist back after breaking both wrists

Pianist Jan Preston found a silver lining in a devastating accident.

"I had to learn to play again from scratch" - pianist Jan Preston returns six months after her accident.

Trudeau takes Ivanka to the theatre video

Trudeau hoped to reaffirm the special friendship between Canadians and Americans.

Canadian Prime Minister and US first daughter caught a new Broadway musical that celebrates Canada welcoming people from around the globe.

Colouring inside the city

Elliot O'Donnell (Askew One) is a self-taught multi-disciplinary artist from Auckland. He's in Hamilton as part of the ...

Dull walls across Hamilton will be transformed into works of art this weekend.

Artist incorporates dead animals

Artist Rebecca Swan with composer Charlie Ha at exhibition The Exquisite Wound.

Artist Rebecca Swan presents The Exquisite Wound, an exhibition featuring plenty of dead animals.

Murray Ball's enduring gift video

Footrot Flats: A Dog's Tale was released in  1986.

With the stroke of a pen he found a way to sum up the complicated, special relationship between a man and his dog.

Wellington Maori art market opens

Rangi Kipa's yellow Hei Tiki.

Originally postponed thanks to November's quake, the Toi Maori Art Market is finally taking place.

Culture clash

Nigel Brown pictured with his work, 'Souls of our Departed', at the Diversion Gallery in Picton.

Narrative painter Nigel Brown explains the world through Western science and Maori mythology.

Review: Power Plant

Auckland Arts Festival's Power Plant installation

Dad couldn't go, so seven-year-old Henry reviews the Auckland Arts Fest's flagship

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