Intrigue in the suburbs
Intrigue in the suburbs

Three galleries this week are showing works with traditionally admired artistic skills such as perspective, drawing and…

Southern exposure at Museum
Southern exposure at Museum

Danielle Wright visits 'Still Life: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton', at the Auckland War Memorial Museum…

Mystery artist finally acknowledged
Mystery artist finally acknowledged

It didn't take a historian to know the painting was of Gallipoli, but it did take a gallery director turned art detective…

Banksy artwork saves poor youth group
Banksy artwork saves poor youth group

A cash-strapped youth group in Bristol has secured its future by selling a Banksy artwork for the equivalent of NZ$801,000…

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Duchess' Simpsons makeover
Duchess' Simpsons makeover

Italian AleXsandro Palombo transformed the Duchess of Cambridge into a dead ringer for a cast member…

Kiwi's 3D-printed nose earns top award

A 3D-printed nose guard has earned a Wellington student the top prize in the New Zealand leg of a global design competition…

Burning Man festival delayed by severe rain

Relentless rain has put an end to revelry at this year’s Burning Man festival before it could even begin.

Kiwis pop up on skateboard art

Portraits of well-known New Zealanders painted on to skateboards are fetching up to $10,000.

Spectacular tour de force
Spectacular tour de force

Thousands of Kiwis will witness the dazzling performers in Cirque du Soleil's Totem in its five-week…

T.J. McNamara: Looking down at the city

In 1957, Robert Ellis, a young artist and amateur musician, arrived in Auckland directly from the Royal College of Art to…

Janet McAllister: Talking about the write thing

What is "publishing" exactly? Award-winning author James George sees it as "connecting writers of stories to readers of…

Come to my island

Glenn Jowitt was the Mayor of Auckalani. For 35 years the gregarious palagi photographer looked over his back fence and…

William Dart: Revamp needs far more work

With our television screens pumping out a stale smorgasbord of cook-ups and cars, rugby and reality shows, an invitation…

Josie McNaught: Debate? That's one way to put it
Josie McNaught: Debate? That's one way to put it

Drip, drip, drip - it's the sound of the slow but inexorable dribble of information about the Michael…

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