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King Street Artworks : The Dilemma of Titles

Shirley Reid started coming to King Street Artworks about two years ago and it didn't take long before she got hooked on working with clay. 'Now my house is filling up with pieces,' she laughs.

Moving Ceremony welcomes Hine Muka

She was beautiful, she was elegant, and she was finally able to stretch out her ancient body in her own home of Wairarapa surrounded by whanau...

Intricacies reflect South African tradition

Bumps, dents, thorns and prickles. Jacqui Clarke's ceramics are covered with them and she thinks they're a legacy of her South African heritage.
 

Wairarapa Camera Club: Hilltop house at Ahiaruhe

It's an instantly recognisable landmark in Wairarapa but Stewart Watson manages to show the hilltop house at Ahiaruhe in (literally) a completely different light in his photograph, one of 48 by Wai

Wairarapa Camera Club : The Power to Light

Every image has a story in 'The Power to Light', just opened at Aratoi.

Wairarapa Camera Club : The Power to Light and Yarns in Barns

'I didn't know it at the time, but the Wairarapa Camera Club was the beginning of something big for me,' says Rebecca Kempton of Greytown.
 

Wairarapa Camera Club fully focused

Award winning 'astrophotographer' Mark Gee spoke recently at the Wairarapa Camera Club, sharing his techniques on time lapse photography, including his stunning video of a moonrise over Mt Victoria

Illusions created by abstract artist

The 'experiment' is still ongoing for Whanganui artist Prakash Patel ever since he first started delving into metallic and iridescent paints on his palm-sized canvases 20 years ago - and it's showi

Call goes out for Wairarapa taonga

'Among many Wairarapa taonga, we are trying to locate a portrait of the significant Māori rangatira Piripi Iharaira of Gladstone, which is believed to have been painted by Gottfried Lindauer.'

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