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A 100 year old Goldie painting unknown to the art world until recently has sold at auction for nearly half a million dollars.
The pin has officially been pulled on a joint convention centre and Sir Peter Jackson movie museum in Wellington.
A Palmerston North dance crew is the youngest from its region to ever make it into the World Supremacy Battleground hip hop world champs and its members are doing everything they can to get there.
A proposed $130 million revamp of Wellington's civic precinct is up in the air as the city navigates funding and earthquake issues.
If you've been to Gore's H & J Smith's store, chances are you've seen the large mural of the district in store.
Wellington's famous bucket fountain has been targeted by vandals who climbed on the water feature and damaged one of its buckets.
Wellington's line-up of events keeps getting better and better. A Moulin Rouge star, a triumphant disaster direct from the West End, award-winning comedians and more gigs than you can shake a stick at â here are our picks of the capital's hottest upcoming events.
A trip that began with an impromptu waiata for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern got even better for Nayland College's travelling choir group, when they picked up two platinum awards at a Melbourne festival.
A newly discovered 100-year-old painting by revered artist Charles F Goldie is going up for sale for the first time.
ï»¿AimÃ©e McLeod says despite a growing interest in ceramics, the combination of clay, glazing and heat remains an underappreciated art form in New Zealand.
It has been part of the Palmerston North cityscape for 21 years and the anniversary celebration of Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts marks its service to the arts.
A polar bear and a dragon, are two of the more striking features of a design competition that should see Hutt Valley's two mayors looking smarter over the next year.
Jerry and Rita Alter kept to themselves. They were a lovely couple, neighbours in the small US town of Cliff, New Mexico, would later tell reporters. But no one knew much about them.
Henry Hargreaves clicks on a photograph of a birthday cake on his computer screen: a chocolate figure-eight cake decorated with a couple of toy cars and a flag. Next to it are the words: "V8. You win every time."
Film and radio buffs sitting on a treasure trove of New Zealand history hope they won't lose their museum, after a Horowhenua District Council decision to dispose of the 90-year-old building.
OPINION: Exhibitions like this are "oncers". To spend the energy uniting this many works by one artist over an extensive time is a giant feat. For visitors it's a rare chance to get a complete overview, a full appraisal of an artist's work. And Gordon Walters is a good one to pick, because there is so sparse an understanding of his work in its totality.