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    Director of controversial Len Lye art gallery suddenly quits

    Director of controversial Len Lye art gallery suddenly quits


    The director of New Plymouth's renowned Govett-Brewster Gallery and Len Lye Centre has resigned two months before an entrance fee for visitors is...

    The director of New Plymouth's renowned Govett-Brewster Gallery and Len Lye Centre has resigned two months before an entrance fee for visitors is introduced. 
    Palmerston North to host theatresports nationals

    Palmerston North to host theatresports nationals


    Wonderfully mad things happen when Spontaneous hits the stage and when the National Theatresports Champs comes to Palmerston North next month laughs are bound to...

    Wonderfully mad things happen when Spontaneous hits the stage and when the National Theatresports Champs comes to Palmerston North next month laughs are bound to follow.
    Royal New Zealand Ballet: Kiwi choreographer Corey Baker's Antarctic inspiration

    Royal New Zealand Ballet: Kiwi choreographer Corey Baker's Antarctic inspiration


    ​Pushing out the boundaries of ballet within the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Dancing with Mozart, Corey Baker went to Antarctica to see just how far the art form can go. Carly Thomas watched...

    ​Pushing out the boundaries of ballet within the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Dancing with Mozart, Corey Baker went to Antarctica to see just how far the art form can go. Carly Thomas watched rehearsal.
    Bulls School children light up the dance floor under expert tuition

    Bulls School children light up the dance floor under expert tuition


    A group of ManawatÅ« school children could be future stars of the stage, after a visit from a Royal New Zealand Ballet dance...

    A group of ManawatÅ« school children could be future stars of the stage, after a visit from a Royal New Zealand Ballet dance educator.
    Frizzell lithograph in Gore exhibition

    Frizzell lithograph in Gore exhibition


    A new exhibition opened at the Eastern Southland Gallery in Gore explores the ancient and noble art of stone lithography....

    A new exhibition opened at the Eastern Southland Gallery in Gore explores the ancient and noble art of stone lithography.  
    Alien plant gives show plenty of bite

    Alien plant gives show plenty of bite


    When a show has a man-eating plant as its main character, you know it's going to be nuts. Carly Thomas went to a rehearsal of The Little Shop of Horrors and can confirm that yes, yes it...

    When a show has a man-eating plant as its main character, you know it's going to be nuts. Carly Thomas went to a rehearsal of The Little Shop of Horrors and can confirm that yes, yes it is. 
    Auckland mural depicts nature in a man-made world

    Auckland mural depicts nature in a man-made world


    She might have studied maths and science, but its making art that has really captured...

    She might have studied maths and science, but its making art that has really captured Clarentia Mursalim's imagination. 
    Wellington choir celebrates music of women hidden from the spotlight

    Wellington choir celebrates music of women hidden from the spotlight


    Female composers will step into the spotlight through a ground-breaking feminist concert performed by a Wellington choir this...

    Female composers will step into the spotlight through a ground-breaking feminist concert performed by a Wellington choir this weekend.
    Botanical artists bring worldwide exhibition to New Zealand

    Botanical artists bring worldwide exhibition to New Zealand


    A pair of New Zealand artists are revelling in the fruits of their labour at the opening of a new worldwide...

    A pair of New Zealand artists are revelling in the fruits of their labour at the opening of a new worldwide exhibition.
    Arts in prisons a 'vital' social investment

    Arts in prisons a 'vital' social investment


    OPINION: The arts can be a vital part in the new campaign to cut the growing prison population in New...

    OPINION: The arts can be a vital part in the new campaign to cut the growing prison population in New Zealand.
    Street artist gets people to paint over his work

    Street artist gets people to paint over his work


    D Side, the new project from the anonymous half of former street art duo BMD, isn't interested in making...

    D Side, the new project from the anonymous half of former street art duo BMD, isn't interested in making money.