Art & Entertainment

Ukulele festival ‘an absolute success’

INVERCARGILL can add another feather to its international cap — it is now the location of the southernmost ukulele festival in the world. The first...

Ukulele festival first for the region

INVERCARGILL’S first ukulele festival is set to take place on Saturday. Festival organiser Brenda Meehl said that the festival would also be the southernmost ukulele...

The shows can go on: group

IT has taken plenty of hits, but an initiative is under way to help get the Southland arts community back on its feet. A Southland...

Zonta Club celebrates Women’s Day

THE Zonta Club of Invercargill will host its third International Women's Day Celebration at the Ascot Park Hotel this weekend. Still a young club, this...

Photographer to bring pioneers’ stories to life

FUNDING is being sought for a photographic project which will document Southland’s vast and culturally diverse history. Photojournalist Maree Frewen-Wilks, of Bluff, is appealing to...

Differing styles create unique collaboration

AN unlikely collaboration between two transtasman artists is the latest exhibit to grace the walls of He Waka Tuia transitional Art + Museum space. The...

Artist’s comic combines mutants and sea monsters

FOUR-ARMED mutants find love, cycloptic bird-men soar, and sea monsters rise from the ocean, in a local artist's colourful debut comic book. Artist James Elder...

Artist aiming for more street art

ARTIST and poet Wendy Baker is taking matters into her own hands. She submitted a petition to parliament last year, requesting the encouragement of more street...

Te Anau Tartan Festival latest casualty in event cancellations

TE ANAU Tartan Festival has joined the list of event casualties when it was announced the Easter event would be cancelled. The 2022 event had...

Mixed media exhibition showcases environment

MORE than 30 artworks from creatives within the Te Anau region were on display at the Fiordland Arts Society Hub at the weekend. The mixed...
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