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... slight hiatus, the model was restructured, leading to a revamped fair that will be staged for the first time in the Southbank arts Precinct, alongside the iconic Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA). Announced today, the 2018 Melbourne Art Fair will feature 40 galleries from Australia, New Zealand, ...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern officially launched Christchurch's first fully battery powered electric car sharing service at the Christchurch Art Gallery on ... Mayor Lianne Dalziel said she was proud Christchurch was the first city in New Zealand - and one of the few cities internationally - with such a service.
Early last summer, just as my interests in the topics of civilisational collapse and Peter Thiel were beginning to converge into a single obsession, I received out of the blue an email from a New Zealand art critic named Anthony Byrt. If I wanted to understand the extreme ideology that underpinned Thiel's ...
"When both lines are in place we will be able to produce up to 48,000 tonnes of cream cheese each year making our site one of the largest cream cheese producers in New Zealand." Up to 1000 people have been employed in the building to fit out the plant. Selwyn district mayor Sam Broughton said the ...
How long have you been making this art? I started about 15 years ago. My first experience with it was in my hometown in Khabarovsk, Russia, before I moved to New Zealand 13 years ago. In New Zealand the only opportunity was to go overseas to China to compete. This was my third time to go to Harbin.

When Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand's Prime Minister last October, many in the country's arts sector breathed a sigh of relief. Not only had Ardern opted to take on the arts, culture and heritage portfolio -- as her hero and predecessor Helen Clark did -- but she seemed genuinely interested in the ...
Instead, it would offer the New Zealand Diploma in Art and design and the New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design. But now the institute said demand for the new qualifications was so low they would not be offered in 2018. The timing of the news could not have been more unfortunate for Jess ...
With a passionate involvement in the graphic arts industry she became the President of Art Directors and Designers of Orange County (ADDOC). Michelle currently runs her ... His activities with Archisand have taken him from Southern California all the way to Mexico and New Zealand. Oval Integration's- ...
As in last year, the festival will collaborate with overseas light art festivals. Selected local and international light art installations will be shared with Scottsdale's Canal Convergence in the United States, the Bella Skyway Festival in Poland and Lux Light Festival in New Zealand. This year's edition will see ...
Tim Minchin is giving his only Australian concert this year in it, New Zealand singer-songwriter Neil Finn is bringing a 20-piece orchestra to it, and world-renowned New York musician and film director Laurie Anderson will be its first artist-in-residence. It is HOTA, the Gold Coast's Home of the arts, formerly ...
In addition to neighbours like the YMCA, CoCA and Christchurch Art Gallery, Lovett also mentions the Asia New Zealand Foundation and the history of its connection to The arts Centre. "What is common is the sense of purpose that all those institutions derive from being relevant to the public. In Christchurch ...
February 6 marks the 178th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi), often considered to be New Zealand's founding document. Being a public holiday, it's a perfect excuse to indulge in everything you love most about this country, from our beaches and parks to our arts and ...
DON'T MISS Seafaring history is showcased at the terrific National Maritime Museum, where experts repair traditional wooden boats. Auckland war Memorial Museum includes displays on volcanoes, native wildlife and Māori culture, while Auckland Art Gallery showcases include New Zealand landscape ...
The shift to Worcester Boulevard also sees The Physic Room return to the precinct of the Christchurch Art Gallery, Canterbury Museum and The arts Centre ... The QE2 Arts Council, (now Creative New Zealand), said that it wanted to support infrastructure, rather than projects, so the response was to have a ...
A spinning, silver geodesic sphere reminiscent of the "Dancing With the Stars" mirror ball trophy is moving through space and blinking as it orbits Earth every 90 minutes. Known as the Humanity Star, it was built to reflect the sun's light and "encourage people to consider their place in the universe," ...
The new state-of-the-art store will offer Aucklanders a retail shop and drive-thru and all the doughnuts will be made fresh, daily from its on-site factory. Andrew McGuigan, CEO of Krispy Kreme, Australia and New Zealand, says: "Over the years, we've been overwhelmed by the demand from Kiwis for Krispy ...

Until Te Papa finally gets its art together and shows the national art collection it has had tucked away in the 20 years since it opened, Auckland Art Gallery will remain the national art gallery: wonderful buildings, popular travelling exhibitions, great showcase for historical and contemporary New Zealand art, great location, ...
An Eastern Bay of Plenty three dimensional art competition is positioning Whakatane as a core focus of the New Zealand contemporary art world. Coordinated by arts Whakatane and the Whakatane District Council museum and arts Team, the Molly Morpeth Canaday Award has grown over the past decade ...
NZ Art Parallels is the twitter account which reveals the hidden connections between world art history and New Zealand politics and media. Now NZ Art Parallels has joined The Spinoff for a monthly column collecting the best parallels from Twitter and exclusive Spinoff-only content. There are two types of ...
How do NZ's major political players match up with historic portraits? Credits: Image - Google arts & culture; Video - Newshub. This week, the portrait match feature on Google's Arts & Culture app was made available to New Zealanders. Kiwis can now find their art history twin. The app uses facial ...
The partnership, which comes as part of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant 5% uplift, aims to promote New Zealand's growing film and television industry to international students. "We aim to build international awareness of New Zealand's strengths in the creative arts principally in the tertiary and ...
University of Canterbury senior lecturer Dr Chris Jones said the roll was the most significant substantial medieval artefact in New Zealand. ... Haida Liang will lead the team and is the head of the Imaging & Sensing for Archaeology, Art History & conservation research group at Nottingham Trent University.
The New Zealand city of Rotorua will soon be the site of a large-scale 3D printed sculpture honoring the region's native Te Arawa history. The impressive piece, designed by a team from the New Zealand Māori arts and Crafts Institute, will be additively manufactured in partnership with local company Kilwell ...
Madeline Anello-Kitzmiller was shocked at the negative reaction after getting glitter art painted on her chest at Rhythm & Vines. Credit: Brett Phibbs. "We are incredibly disappointed that an incident like this has occurred at Rhythm and Vines, and that a select few feel that it is okay to behave in this manner.
Ten new street art murals have been created in central Christchurch, Lyttelton and New Brighton by artists from New Zealand, Australia, Spain, Canada and ... The Christchurch YMCA has held two street art events with Nelson Banksy collector George Shaw, but is running this event with arts and community ...
On the northern side of the massive harbour, the Dargaville arts Association showcases local creators at the Muddy Waters Gallery in Hokianga Rd. On the way to Dargaville it's also worth checking out the White Rock Gallery at Paparoa, displaying and selling art and craft works by more than 30 artists from ...
technology billionaire Peter Thiel has made a rare visit to New Zealand, checking out an art gallery hosting an exhibition by prominent local artist Simon Denny exploring some of his more outlandish ideas. The exhibit, on show at the Michael Lett gallery until December 22, has Denny using the medium of ...
An Eastern Bay of Plenty three dimensional art competition is positioning Whakatane as a core focus of the New Zealand contemporary art world. Coordinated by arts Whakatane and the Whakatane District Council museum and arts Team, the Molly Morpeth Canaday Award has grown over the past decade ...
Leaders in business and philanthropy, a retired mayor and achievers in the arts and the media are among those named as Officers and Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit. In addition, three former MPs, Chester Borrows, David Cunliffe and Lindsay Tisch have been made Companions of the ...
First Person - RNZ Nelson correspondent recalls a year not without its challenges - and learning to live with less. Scoundrel under gennaker. Photo: Supplied. I'm still not sure what was worse. The 10 days it took for a biopsy result, or the six-month wait for the employment Court to decide our future.
Walker was a founding member of Waiariki Art workers in the Community Trust, was heavily involved in the development of the Rotorua arts Village ... Award 2016, Kiwibank Local Hero Award 2016, and New Zealand children's Art House Foundation Award, The artists Most Contributing to children, 2016.
New Zealand writer Joy Cowley has received the country's top honour in the 2018 New Year Honours list. ... Ms Ardern, who is also Minister for arts, culture and Heritage, said New Zealanders' expertise and love for the arts in Aotearoa was reflected in this year's list, with the number of honours awarded for ...
Rhana Jean Devenport, Auckland, services to arts governance. Jeremy Jane Drummond, Auckland, services to early childhood education.Detective Inspector Thomas John Fitzgerald, Australia, services to New Zealand police and community. Frederick John Graham, Waiuku, services to Maori art.
Leaders in business and philanthropy, a retired mayor and achievers in the arts and the media are among those named as Officers and Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit. In addition, three former MPs, Chester Borrows, David Cunliffe and Lindsay Tisch have been made Companions of the ...
Ten new street art murals have been created in central Christchurch, Lyttelton and New Brighton by artists from New Zealand, Australia, Spain, Canada and ... The Christchurch YMCA has held two street art events with Nelson Banksy collector George Shaw, but is running this event with arts and community ...
"New Zealand visitors would continue to enjoy free entry to the gallery," it said. However, it said it was not considering closing the gallery for one or two days a week as had been rumoured. Gallery supporters say a charge will see visitor numbers dwindle fewer people will have access to the world's largest ...
technology billionaire Peter Thiel has made a rare visit to New Zealand, checking out an art gallery hosting an exhibition by prominent local artist Simon Denny exploring some of his more outlandish ideas. The exhibit, on show at the Michael Lett gallery until December 22, has Denny using the medium of ...
"They are both very caring and believe the arts and wellbeing are connected," Sherwin said. "A little bit of art in everyone's lives is very cathartic and really good for the soul." Scape Public Art's director Deborah McCormick said the artwork was designed to be interactive. "We expect people to sit and lean on ...
Three of Charles Goldie's finest paintings - currently on display at the Auckland Art Gallery - will go on sale early next year. All three paintings are part of a collection owned by New Zealand opera diva Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. They are expected to bring in several million dollars when sold in April at an ...
In Seraphim, a series he made for his post-graduate studies at Auckland's Elam school of Fine arts, Taccetti challenges all that by embracing sexuality and desire as a kind of spirituality. "Fetish, like piss play or bondage, which are very present in gay culture, is just a tool to connect people together," says ...
But the director of International Art Center, the Auckland gallery that the work was stolen from, has assured artnet News that the painting being ... reading, "Here you can bid on an [sic] TOP secret original Painting from Bohemian painter Gottfried Lindauer that was stolen in New Zealand, Auckland 2017.
"That's across New Zealand, not just Northland, and it's to do with the economy When more jobs are around a lot of people will choose work ahead of study," he said. About $260,000 of the projected loss was related to the complexity of the funding system, Mr Ewen said, and the difficulty in predicting who ...
The Berl report, commissioned by the district council, found the art gallery attracted 17,000 visitors from outside the region 2016 and generated ...
... band to take the stage at the annual music and art event in the past seven years. ... The programme for the much-lauded arts celebration, held in New ... Womad New Zealand programme manager Emere Wano said The ...
I know art isn't necessarily an obvious solution to any of this and I ... What does arts philanthropy in New Zealand look like in the 21st century?
Nelson art collector Sally Hunt is selling 123 paintings from her ... Hunt has been an avid supporter of the art industry in New Zealand and ...
St Leo's Catholic College, Wahroonga was founded in 1956 by the Christian Brothers. Since 1983 it has been a Catholic co-educational secondary school ...
Australian and New Zealand art music composers have the chance to share in $100,000 worth of funding to create new commissioned work ...
Bay of Plenty teacher Joanne Black loves sharing her passion for art. ... as part of the nationwide New Zealand Creative Communities Scheme.


 

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