War-themed murals in Kyiv honour Ukraine’s fallen soldiers
The phenomenon of vivid street paintings brightening the drab grey walls of apartment buildings is not new in Ukraine.
What next for the $5.5m Goldie paintings owned by Mainfreight’s Neil Graham? Photo Gallery
Six Goldie paintings from the estate of Mainfreight co-founder Neil Graham are to be auctioned at Art+Object, Auckland on 25 March 2024.
Port Hills Fire
"Houses being evacuated Port Hills Fire - Christchurch - Canterbury" Police are urging the public to avoid the area around Worsleys Rd, Cracroft as emergency services respond to a large scrub fire. Police received a report of a fire on Worsley’s Track at around 2.15pm, which soon spread.
Large fire at a waste facility in Ōnehunga, Auckland
A large wood chip pile is on fire, and the fire is threatening a neighbouring building.
Dragon boats splashing out for Auckland Anniversary Day
A colourful spectacle draws crowds to the Auckland Viaduct Harbour. Photographs by Dean Purcell
Calls get louder for cease-fire, two years of war in Ukraine and Bluegreens annual forum | Focus Morning Bulletin 23 February, 2024
Mediators increase efforts to gain a cease-fire in Gaza before more innocent civilians are harmed. Today also marks the two year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.