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MatarikiRead MoreJune 25, 2022

New Year has just been celebrated in New Zealand - a very important occasion for not only the country but the world.

Rediscovering recordsRead MoreJune 19, 2022

There is something rather wonderful about listening to records.

Athi-Patra Ruga and Irma SternRead MoreJune 19, 2022

Athi-Patra Ruga, a South African fashion history and design artist, is currently showing at Cape Town's Irma Stern Gallery.

The Southern Alps in winterRead MoreJune 18, 2022


The winter cold has set in over the past few days.

Hokitika MuseumRead MoreJune 18, 2022

One of the oldest museums in New Zealand was a real treat to visit this week.

Christina HesfordRead MoreJune 11, 2022

Christina Hesford is an artist who uses textiles and textile skills to create artworks that celebrate imperfection.

Dressing New Zealand menRead MoreJune 11, 2022

In another instalment from The Dress Circle: New Zealand Fashion design since 1940, mid-century menswear is investigated.

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJune 11, 2022


This is the last month that the Shetland Tweed Company will be operating for the time being.

Update on the Gospel HallRead MoreJune 11, 2022


Our belongings, from two containers, have arrived in Cobden.

World Of Wearable ArtRead MoreJune 5, 2022

The World of Wearable Art is open again.