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Lunch time art bites and Zelda Bruce

Tauherenikau-based mosaic artist Zelda Bruce took more than a little piece of Wairarapa with her on a residency in Brenta, Northern Italy last month.

$1.5m distributed to community causes

Netball Wairarapa, Destination Wairarapa and Aratoi museum were major recipients for this year's Trust House Foundation annual grants, which saw $1.5 million distributed to Wairarapa causes.

July 2015 School Holiday Programme

Tina-Rae Carter goes to unusual lengths to dream up activities for Aratoi’s school holidays programme. This week she has been filling fish tanks with milk and shining torchlight through them.

Paula Coulthard

Paula Coulthard has used live ammunition in the service of her art, but no real New Zealand flags have ever been damaged in the process.
 

Annabelle Buick - I SEE. I SAW

I’ve known several artists who had to give up painting in oils due to an allergic reaction, but it was working with flax that affected Annabelle Buick. Her exhibition ‘I See.

NZ Potters Inc & The Rutherford Trust Collection

Carterton ceramic artist Lisa Donaldson got her first taste of ‘production pottery’ when she created 40 unique platters for the Martinborough Contemporary Art Auction held at the weekend, a fundrai

Drowned gecko inspires new art

Being handed a drowned gecko might not be a high point for most people, but for Masterton ceramic artist Sam Ludden it signaled the start of a new series of work.
 

Public Talk: Bill McKay Senior Lecturer / Associate Head, School of Architecture

It was a beautiful autumn morning as I strolled along Masters Crescent, just off Cornwall Rd, ahead of a talk by Bill McKay, co-author of ‘Beyond the State – NZ State Houses from Modest to Modern’.

NZ Potters Inc

New Zealand Potters Inc.

WW1 Featherston Military Camp

A call out for items relating to the WW1 Featherston Military Camp has yielded a “deluge” of correspondence from all over the country, says Alice Hutchison, ahead of a planned exhibition on the sub

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