Arts

Art fundraiser for crash survivor

Suzi Merson is on the road to recovery after a serious car crash in February.

After a car crash that claimed her leg, the Havelock North community has rallied around Suzi Merson.

Lindsey Schofield keen to hit the road

Southern Lakes Festival of Colour general manager Lindsey Schofield, of Wanaka.

Lindsey Schofield has been the heart of Wanaka's arts festival for 10 years. Now she's following her heart into a new career.

New Banksy murals pop up

Banksy's portrait Basquiat being welcomed by the Metropolitan Police.

Murals depicting a ferris wheel and a bear mark the opening of a London exhibition.

Falling in love with a Kiss

Gil Gatfield's sculpture The Kiss on display in Aarhus, Denmark.

Christchurch's artist's four-tonne sculpture is entrancing.

Dancer 'felt like the All Blacks'

Lower Hutt dancer Te Hau Winitana took to the world stage to show off her newly-learned Tahitian dance moves.

Te Hau Winitana felt the pressure, performing in San Diego in front of a crown of 4000

A woolly tribute to Toss

Erica von Zan's tribute to Toss Woollaston's The Red Shed, Jackson's orchard, Mahana. The piece was unveiled at the ...

The latest addition to the Dowse Art Museum is a woolly tribute to a famous New Zealand artist.

Wellington loves WOW

Two of the outfits you can expect to see during the 2017 WOW show.

It's been a calendar highlight for more than a decade, and now the city is declaring its love for WOW loud and clear.

Ditch the camera, make a movie video

Chris Barry, educator at the Todd Energy Learning Centre, taught how to make a short film without a camera on Saturday.

This filmmaking technique doesn't require a camera - but you will need to find some film and a projector.

Dick Frizzell's all-new Buzzy Bee

Artist Dick Frizzel has released his own toy to take on the renowned Buzzy Bee.

Prince William played with the original Buzzy Bee: now Frizzell hopes the new Royal baby will love his KiWi KiWi.

Review: The Things Between Us

'The Things Between Us' had its world premiere in Christchurch this week.

Luke Di Somma's new musical is an emotionally intense, high concept rom-com.

Sex, drugs and '80s music

Rob Tapert has been dreaming about Pleasuredome for almost 40 years.

The Hollywood heavyweight (and Mr Lucy Lawless) behind Xena, Hercules and Spartacus is now tackling musical theatre on a huge scale.

The Questionnaire: Craig Reid

Craig Reid

Cabaret performer Craig Reid - aka Hula Boy - takes our Q and A.

Aussies invited to creative capital

Wellington boasts creative events like the World of WearableArt show. Billed as the country's biggest performing arts ...

Wellington is being touted to Australians as the most creative city in the country.

Theatre's new era

Kate Louise Elliott is Centrepoint's first ever general manager.

Centrepoint's new manager is no stranger to the Palmerston North stage.

Kiwi short film in Oscars running

A still for the New Zealand short film Do No Harm by Roseanne Liang.

Roseanne Liang's short film Do No Harm is one of ten films selected to screen at Manhattan Short festival.

Sculpture makes its Ascension

The Ascension sculpture by Neil Dawson will be installed at Masterton's northern roundabout over the next few weeks.

A $320,000 sculpture installation will finally take its place above Masterton's large northern roundabout.

Muslim designer shows fashion, not skin video

"Ultimately it is about how beautiful a design is and the most important thing is how you carry yourself."

Farheen Hajira quit her high-flying fashion job to launch her own modest clothing line.

Grand champions of comedy

Leona Revell holds up the National Theatresports Award.

A Palmerston North improvised comedy group take out national award.

Studio insight at school

Richard Adams -the fourth artist in residence at Wellesley College -in front of his mixed media on canvas artwork called ...

Mad brushstrokes, and other lessons from artist in residence at Wellesley College.

Artist returns with glass works

Half Moon Bay - Auckland Glass, an artwork by artist Zainab Hikmet, is going to be exhibited at Uxbridge Arts and ...

Artist Zainab Hikmet, who grew up in East Auckland, is bringing her artwork from Australia for an exhibition Howick.

Is this artist's skull art OK?

Fiona Pardington's unknown skull.

A human skull is on display in the Occulture exhibition at the City Gallery, but nobody seems to know who it belongs to.

Exposing all for play

Calendar Girls Julie Smith, playing Chris, and Lyndal Ludlow, playing Annie, prepare for the upcoming show. The pair ...

Raw, real and hilariously fun, is how cast and crew of the upcoming Calendar Girls show are describing it.

To the nth degree

One of Inge Doesburg's works showing at the Millennium Public Art Gallery, in Blenheim, after her trip to Stewart Island.

Five artists have returned from Stewart Island - between latitudes 46 and 47 degrees south - where they captured its beauty and melancholy.

Dozens of shoes ruined each week

Graham during a recent performance of Romeo and Juliet.

Ballerina Madeleine Graham trains like an athlete and Sunday is her only day off, but her hard work has given her the opportunity of a lifetime.

Tongans toddle into gallery

Auckland Art Gallery encourages Pacific art engagement through Tongan Language Week.

Preschoolers celebrate Tongan Language Week with special visit to Auckland Art Gallery.

30 years of WOW video

New York fashion photographer Lindsay Adler  took this photograph of a 2012 WOW entry by Tsz Kwan Au from Hong Kong.

A macabre vision of the future is among the eye-popping creations planned for the 30th year of the World of WearableArt.

Teenage lust and milkshakes

The interior of Elbe's Milk Bar.  The High St milk bar remains an icon of Lower Hutt, nearly 50 years after it closed, ...

Exhibition highlights the impact of Lower Hutt's milk bar cowboys.

Family festival proving popular

New Zealand Just So Festival producer Kaly Newman, second from right, with members of the UK Just So Festival team.

Early bird tickets have been snapped up for a festival set in the middle of Kaitoke Regional Park's stunning backdrop.

Artful duo new arts fest directors

Sally Barnett and Bronwyn Bent are the co-directors of the 2018 Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival.

Pair of new faces take over running of the Waikato's premier arts event.

Advert replaces beloved Sydney mural video

The offending ad of Jennifer Lawrence from Paramount's upcoming Mother!.

The movie Mother! is dividing film lovers, now its advertising campaign has left one small Australian community fuming.

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