Ruaumoko mural by artist Taupuruariki Brightwell transforms Bond Street.
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Successful merging of alumni and graduate talent likely to be repeated
WelTec’s Creative Technologies graduates show off their talent in a National Portrait Gallery
Scrapping the council’s “slush fund” would deal a blow to Wellington’s arts and culture activity, says long-time councillor and mayoral candidate Andy Foster. He talks to ANGELA REID about the role in plays in the cultural capital.
Kate Lepper mixed nature with art for her latest work at Wellington’s Toi Poneke Gallery.
Marking clients with custom tattoo art is all part of a day’s work for Katy Hayward in a studio which is also an art gallery. JADE WINTON-LOWE reports.
Playshop Live has people laughing from improvised comedy. AMY MCEWEN follows the actors at the rehearsals of the latest show.
Sam Dollimore puts herself in the spotlight with a body of work that took more than 200 hours.
Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.
Alpha Art Studio enables people with an intellectual disability to be active and valued. ANDREW JOHNSEN reports.
TEZA, or the Transitional Economic Zone of Aotearoa, is a public art project bringing art and the community together. BRAD FLAHIVE reports.
The Toi Two Hundy at Toi Poneke Art Centre displays resident artists’ work for no more than $200 each.
A local artist and college students band together to create art to celebrate Poriruas 50th anniversary..
Harbourside market, the oldest and most popular market draws large crowds every Sunday morning. Captured by COLIN ENGELBRECHT.
Michael Tuffery to work with student’s from Porirua secondary schools.
The biennal Toi Maori Art Market returned to Wellington with a collection of Maori and indigenous art. YC LEE reports.
An exhibition of sculptures inspired by the books of a popular New Zealand author,are about to go on tour.
Young artists with disabilities are creating pieces which will be displayed around cafes and shops.
A new play by rookie writer and director Chris Swney puts the spotlight on the Kiwi backpacker experience. STEVEN READ reports. IMAGES: Josh Price.
A top NZ artist has made a point by using people as cultural dancing machines in their exhibition. HOANI HOTENE reports.
Hutt City Council and Hutt Rotary Club combine resources to put on an outdoor sculpture show.
Wellington’s Botanic Garden has been lit up for the New Zealand Festival.
A Wellington illustrator, animator and designer organises meet ups for local artists to network.
On February 21 hundreds of performers fill Civic Square for a massive party and everyone is welcome.
Aro Valley’s community can have divergent views of its ever-present graffiti. Take a walk up the valley with BETHANY PEARSON.
A council project has brightened up Berhampore and Newtown with designs and painting by local kids.
Wairarapa artists Barry Saunders and Megan Campbell talk to LAUREN HERTZBERG about their move from city to country.
Director Bronwyn Judge premieres her documentary on African dance at dance festival in capital.
An artist’s island odyssey inspired photos for an exhibition to be held at Thistle Hall.
Francesco van Eerd has set up a mini museum which shows off his perfume passion. KHALID AHMED reports on his new shop in Kelburn.
Who painted the Plunket street murals? When? What do the strange figures mean? Bethany Pearson investigates.
Whitireia arts students get their hands on felt to stretch the definition of wool in Wellington show.
Event to transform car parks into art installations for PARK(ing) Day idea borrowed from San Francisco.
A big future in fashion has been predicted for Massey University design student Annelise Moen. JENNIFER MCILROY reports.
New Zealand’s defiant nuclear history proves inflammatory at a new art exhibition.
Te Papa talk on modern art successful despite controversial circumstances.
An art workshop on Matiu/Somes Island is set to teach children and their families about plastic pollution.
Wellingtonian Hannah Shand takes the stage and third place with her Malysian collaborator.
A local man has moved in to a living art gallery with walls covered in colour.
Thousands turned out for the fun and entertainment at the Big Day Dowse in the Hutt Valley. EMILY LIPSYS checks out the action.
Lower Hutt celebrated its diversity last weekend with food, fashion and dance from around the world.
The Made in Petone market and car boot sale proved a colourful fundraiser for the local primary school. EMILY LIPSYS caught the day in photos.
Tattooist Zak Kohl likes fast cars, karate and playing bass guitar, but his main calling is preaching, he tells JAMES VERNON.
Emma Chalmers, a young Dunedin artist, is the new artist in residence at 30 Upstairs. VOMLE SPRINGFORD reports.
New Zealand’s largest open-air street fair kicks off the start of the 2013 Newtown Festival.
A young art student is not letting her disability get in the way of her first exhibition.
‘It’s Art for Christ’s Sake’ a collaboration between gallery owner and 10 of her friends.
Artists donate work for auction to help raise funds for Wellington Rape Crisis.
Toast exhibition of contemporary visual art and design showcases the talents of Whitireia’s upcoming artists and designers. REGAN ROBERTS reports.
AN ARTIST in her seventies will present a huge seven by three-metre wall hanging to the Carterton Event Centre today , a year after it was supposed to be finished. Artist Rhonda Grieg says it took longer than expected to make because of the huge size of Perspex needed and also the difficulty to get the special art materials.
The mood has shifted from spreading hope to avoiding despair.
Hutt City aims to increase community involvement in Dowse Square, starting with colourful boxes.
Hutt arts supporters left disappointed after their appeal at finance and audit meeting.
Funding changes have groups competing for less council money.
Tea and tragedy were shared at the Japan Festival in Wellington. SOPHIE JACKMAN reports on an ancient ceremony.
Radio Active takes local art to street level with studio space.
Old meets new in Oldlin Gallery at photographic art show.
Tattooing more than skin deep for family business.
Pollution story told by Wellington artist’s textile hangings.
Velvet Regime setting their sights high to raise $2,000
Consolidation under way for diverse training courses.
Residency is the first of its kind in Lower Hutt hospital.
“You only live once,” says magazine editor, Ron Hanson.
Cartooning children enjoy their first public exhibition.
Steady increase in male weavers in New Zealand each year.
David Piper’s success in studio due to strength of character
City council finds the historic building an earthquake risk.
Council not sure if it fell victim to its graffiti cleanup staff.
New gallery advertises his skills as an animator.
International mentors get behind Wellington talent
Beyond the Black brings 2000 fans, 12 bands to Trentham.
Digitially remastered classic raises money for SPCA
Wellington violence sites begin to build up on website map
Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.
…as 18 emerging Wellington artists show in The Briefcase Project at The Thistle Hall Gallery in Cuba St, reports BRENDAN MANNING.