Culture

Libraries pick up rainbow theme

Schools and libraries around the country are being encouraged to celebrate the Out on the Shelves campaign for rainbow youth.

Books reflecting rainbow-themed stories can have a big impact on youth struggling with their identity.

What's On in Kāpiti and Porirua

Paraparaumu Country Music Club: An afternoon of great country music with a live band. $4 for members, $5 for visitors. ...

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Teen ballerina heads overseas

Fifteen-year-old ballerina Macy Cook will be hard at work over the next year, training at the Houston Ballet Academy in ...

From Australian stages to American ballet academies, Wellington dancer Macy Cook is making waves.

Council brings beat back to city centre

Wellington's Municipal Office Building will become part of a national music centre under an agreement signed by ...

Music will help bring the beat back to Wellington's heart with the NZSO and New Zealand School of Music to be based in Civic Square.

Social enterprise funds birthdays

Boomerang was officially launched on June 14.

For some, the memories of birthday parties as a kid are full of happy memories: cake, games and friends.

Wearable art hits the runway

Designer David Kirkpatrick's Uplifting won the Bizarre Bra section in 2018. Uplifting demonstrates the beauty of ...

The World of Wearable Art moved from the show runway to the airport runway on Sunday.

What will you be doing for Matariki? video

Winter igloos will be set up at Wellington restaurant and bar St Johns throughout winter and the Matariki period.

From gathering around the fire to watching fireworks over the Wellington Harbour, Matariki celebrations are beginning.

Born into a life in newspapers

Sue Bidwell, former sub-editor on the New Zealander, a weekly paper produced in Wellington for expats living in Australia.

Sue Bidwell's knowledge was wide, but her compassion knew no bounds.

Music merchant, his wife and her lover

Alexander Begg, the Dunedin businessman who found his wife in bed with a labourer.

A Dunedin businessman's lurid divorce scandal broke in the pages of NZ Truth.

Trees, te reo translation honour diarist Anne Frank video

The planting, in Wellington's Ellice Park, came ahead of a launch of Anne Frank's diary translated into te reo.

Kowhai saplings and a te reo translation of Anne Frank's diary honour the teenager.

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