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Wonder welding woman donates creation to CatWalk Spinal Research

Napier’s Olivia Ahlborn is used to creating sparks with her blistering speed in the showjumping ring, now she’s hoping a welding labour of love will have the same affect when it’s auctioned off for charity at this year’s Land Rover Horse of the Year Show.

Kapiti art collection contributes to national Hodgkins anniversary celebration

The Kāpiti-based Field Collection of art works, is contributing three works by celebrated painter Frances Hodgkins to a major celebratory exhibition of the artist’s work which will tour the country during the year.

New playground for Tikipunga

We’re very excited to announce that Tikipunga will be getting a brand-new playground this year.

New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

Laugh, cry, take your breath away or send shivers down your spine - that’s how editor Dr Jack Ross hopes his selection of 120 plus poems in the Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2019 will affect readers.

All doom, no gloom

It’s not easy to crack Hollywood, but Hamilton writer Shoshana Sachi has done exactly that. The Waikato screen and media studies graduate currently writes for TV show Doom Patrol, starring Brendan Fraser and Timothy Dalton.

Adventure into the forest at Auckland Environmental Expo

Eye on Nature takes children and their families on an experiential journey through our native New Zealand forest, learning how the health of the forest and all its inhabitants impacts the health of us all.

Book release - New Balloons: How New Lungs Helped Me Fly

Imagine sucking air through the tiny hole in your closed fist, or trying to breathe in and out through a straw… Imagining is hard when breath comes easily to you. It is something humans do every day. Something people take for granted.

Canterbury Museum returns ancestors to Pacific

Canterbury Museum will repatriate three ancestral skulls of Native Americans to their homeland in the Pacific Northwest at a mihi whakatau at the Museum on Monday, 11 March 2019.

Invercargill Council trials Magical Park app in city first

The Invercargill City Council is trialling a game that children can use on smart devices at specific parks and reserves in the city.

NZ's exhibition for Biennale Arte 2019 in Venice to be launched 8 May

Two years in the making, with a list of millions of disappeared or lost entities, artist Dane Mitchell’s ambitious project for the New Zealand pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Post hoc, is ground breaking and innovative in both the scale of its content