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‘Lucky’ to get films into cinemas

The New Zealand International Film Festival is back this year but with some changes. For the first time the festival will be run online as...

Maruawai Centre displaying work for closed gallery

The Eastern Southland Gallery may still be closed post Covid-19 but the Maruawai Centre is offering a window into the gallery's art collection. Gallery curator...

Life seen ‘thought eyes of a brush’

Waikaia artist Crosbie Grieve takes an artistic approach to life after 33 years of watercolour painting. "I look at life through the eyes of a...

Back broken, determination intact

He had been told he would never walk again but now artist Eamon McInerney takes his difficult background in his stride. "Art was really what...

Pupils gaining ‘encyclopedic’ knowledge of art at sessions

Pupils from throughout Eastern Southland are gaining an "encyclopedic" knowledge of art thanks to the visits of Dunedin artist Janet de Wagt. Ms Wagt recently...

Artist’s work wins fans on Coast

Artist and former Mandeville resident Svetlana Mickell is finding her work just as well received in the West Coast as it was in Southland. Her...

Manager thrilled St James theatre operating again

The St James Theatre is raising the curtain again after the Covid-19-induced intermission. Theatre manager Paul McPhail said the seven-week shutdown was unprecedented in the...

Gore teen band excited to release first single online

Something sweet and a little sour will be released on to the airwaves on Friday at 6pm Lemon Honey, the band 46South's first single. Gore...

Artist fully immersed in work

For years, Gore artist Joanne Borgman had to wait to come home from work before picking up a paintbrush. Now the wait is over. The long-time...

Tale of of pandemic published 1826

THE LAST MAN by Mary Shelley In the 21st century a pandemic breaks out in the east. As it spreads, illness and disorder quickly infect the...
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