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Kiwi author argues that politics should be more loving

New Zealand writer Philip McKibbin says that politics should be more loving. He argues that love can help us to solve the biggest challenges of our time, including inequality, our use of animals in agriculture, and the climate crisis.

Waterfront the focus of tonight's NYE celebrations in Wellington

It’s all go for New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Capital City tonight - and a big crowd is expected to welcome in the 2020s.

'Pianist extraordinaire' retires after long volunteer stint

A ‘pianist extraordinaire’ is how a volunteer musician is being described as he steps down from his regular gig.

Fred Chell has been faithfully tickling the ivories for the last seven years as the volunteer pianist with therapeutic choir group the Brainwave Singers.

Start date set for NZ’s largest mural

An artwork believed to the biggest single mural in New Zealand will begin taking shape on Hamilton’s Anglesea St in the first week of the new year.

Warbirds Over Wanaka to have mass firing of field guns

The Warbirds Over Wanaka Warhorse Re-enactor group is paying tribute to the role of field guns in WWII with a ‘barrage’ from at least seven 25-pounders and other armaments planned for the Easter 2020 Airshow.

The ACC and Scotty Stevenson join forces for T20 Black Clash

Radio Hauraki's Alternative Commentary Collective (ACC) will make a much-anticipated return to the Hot Spring Spas T20 Napier Black Clash in association with Heartland Bank.

Blanket exhibition at Kerikeri - Heritage New Zealand

An innovative art installation highlighting the place of blankets in the colonial history of New Zealand will take place in Kerikeri from January 10 to February 29.

SkyCity Auckland brings in new decade

As 2019 comes to a close and the countdown to a new decade begins, New Zealand’s largest fireworks display will once again bring the new year in with a bang.

MOTAT to launch 'Machine Makers' this Saturday

As parents ready themselves for the summer school holiday long haul, MOTAT is putting the final touches on their summer exhibition.

Reaching for the heights at the Forrester Gallery - Waitaki Council

The gallery will continue to be closed into early 2020, to allow for additional fire compliance work to be carried out on the 136 year old building.