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Posts Tagged ‘ Arts ’

Audio description lifts curtain on theatre for blind

Oct 10th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

LISTEN: Audio describers fill in visual gaps for blind theatre goers



Blues music for lunch the first of regular student music in city

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Auaha musicians held their first Wednesday gig today, the first of many open to the public



Killer Lay-z-Boy is going to America

Oct 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

A Jewish Rabbi and a voodoo sorcerer who try and stop a Lay-z-Boy killing people is the plot for a Wellington film, going to the american film market.



Trust has $6000 up for grabs for children in capital’s Eastern Ward

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are missing out on scholarships by not applying to a local charitable trust.



Te Auaha gets the thumbs up

Jun 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, Multimedia, News

The name of Wellington’s newest creative arts campus was well received at gala launch.



Te Auaha NZ Institute of Applied Creativity launched in capital

May 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

NewsWire.co.nz graduate and student reporters covered the event live.



Fringe Festival Kicks off in Wellington

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Radio News



Fifteen years of Fringe and still loving it

Mar 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Radio News



Classic children’s book retold with a kiwi twist

Nov 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt has been retold with a kiwi twist with the help from Petone artist, Patrick McDonald.



Toi Māori Art Market woven in Wellington

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Trailblazers of traditional craft and cultural art from NZ, Hawaii and Canada are celebrated in Toi Maori.



Jaw-dropping performance from Shaolin monks

Sep 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



WOW attracts thousands to the Capital

Sep 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



OE tales told in new play opening in capital

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A new play by rookie writer and director Chris Swney puts the spotlight on the Kiwi backpacker experience. STEVEN READ reports. IMAGES: Josh Price.



Embassy Theatre hosts Noscars film awards for second year running

Sep 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, Most Popular, Multimedia, News

Newlands College showcases its student film talent to crowd of 750 people.



Troubadour cyclists getting creative on planet Earth

Aug 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Biking around a continent is ‘not everyone’s cup of tea’, but this show offered the experience vicariously.



Designer showcases NZ fashion talent in Kuala Lumpur

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellingtonian Hannah Shand takes the stage and third place with her Malysian collaborator.



Fringe installation sees ‘whales’ returned to the sea

Feb 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

The public has an essential role to play when a pod of distressed whales is discovered in Civic Square.



Art and business closer together

Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON ARTS patron Chris Parkin says he hopes his new 20 thousand dollar award bring art and business closer together.



Young designers want fashion merit in capital

Apr 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Fashion Week culture just right for philipa&alice



Poets to pitch poetry to Rugby World Cup fans

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.



Sacred Heart takes pride in locally crafted wares

Dec 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

School fund-raiser presents a taste of Petone.



Fear and loathing over what’s up in New Zealand’s primary schools

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

The controversial national standards for primary schools will be introduced on the first day of school next year. Our IN DEPTH team looks at why teachers and education academics are resisting.



Will arts, culture, entertainment miss Clark’s support?

Nov 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Out-going PM Helen Clark was an ardent supporter of the arts. REESH LYON looks at what her relegation to the Opposition might mean for arts and culture.