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Waikaka exhibition keeps organisers busy

Preparing for a show is itself a fine art, according to Waikaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition secretary Frances Calvert . "It's a fun week setting...

Immersed in the Mataura

Anglers and those casting around for something to read may find themselves hooked on the tale of one man's journey up the Mataura River...

Smooth sailing planning next year’s music festival

The silver lining to a festival being cancelled is that it makes the following year's event easier to plan. The New Zealand Country Music Festival...

Printmaking demonstration

A majestic past and a promising future will be visible at East Gore Art Centre this weekend. An open day will be held from 1-4pm...

Bristow happy to perform

When Jackie Bristow touched down at Queenstown airport in January after a long journey from the United States, she thought she was visiting her...

GHS band 2nd in Rockquest

A Gore High School band has struck the right note in this year's Smokefreerockquest regional division. 46 South placed second when results for the Southland...

Doco looks at why Sir Ed had it in for maker’s dad

"What should you do when the man on the $5 note disparages your father?" A less obvious option is to make a 92-minute documentary film. This,...

‘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...
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