Culture

From engine room to art gallery

Lower Hutt artist Alfred Memelink's painting of Ascot St, Thorndon. Memelink is the guest artist at Watercolour New ...

A former marine engineer has been selected as the guest artist at a national watercolour exhibition.

Mortal Engines: Aucks v Wgtn video

Mortal Engines is scheduled to open in NZ cinemas on December 6.

Sir Peter Jackson, Christian Rivers and Philippa Boyens weigh in on who would win in a Kiwi battle of the traction cities.

Pirouetting to ballet stardom

Jemima Scott has been practicing ballet every day since she was a young girl and now her dedication is paying off.

As a young girl Jemima Scott entered a world of tutus and pirouettes. She never left.

Panto great night of fun

Puss in Boots the pantomime features wonderful characters, costumes and gags, and fun for all ages.

Characters, costumes and gags for the kids - and non-stop laughter for the adults.

'Our Sharon' coming back to town

O'Neill circa 1980s battles a wind machine on the video shoot for Physical Favours.

The 80s are back as 'our Sharon' - Sharon O'Neill - returns on tour.

Song transformed into theatre

Grace director Nikita Tu-Bryant (middle) says the production explores a woman's grapple to reconcile different values ...

Tale of reconciliation between culture and modern identity told though puppetry and movement.

A dreamer of dances

Choreographer and dancer Douglas Wright at his home in Mt Albert, Auckland, in 2015.

Douglas Wright, who has died aged 62, was a fearless and prolific phenomenon.

A lioness to NZ's ballet lion

June Greenhalgh in The Merry Widow/Vilia, with the Britain's Festival Ballet, in 1953.

June and Russell Kerr married in the 1950s and were still holding hands when she died.

Seismic upgrade for Old St Paul's

Old St Paul's church in Thorndon will close from May to October 2019 in order to undertake seismic strengthening. (File ...

The site of many historic events in Wellington will close its doors for quake strengthening.

Council approves historic theatre strengthening video

Wellingtonians will pay an extra $16m needed to complete earthquake strengthening work at the  St James Theatre.

An extra $16.7m put aside for earthquake strengthening at Wellington's St James Theatre, originally built in 1912.

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