Art & Entertainment

Premier lays a solid foundation

ACTING Premier, Sir Joseph Ward, took the opportunity in his capacity as Post Master-General, to help his home province of Southland when he ordered...

Chopper ‘cutting through the BS’

HE'S been rescheduled thrice and now he's back, he does not plan to be nice. Australia's Chopper again stands on New Zealand soil and is...

Full steam ahead in Riverton

THE world of steampunk will be explored and celebrated during the Riverton Community Arts Centre's (RCAC) third Steampunkexhibition in October. The previous steampunk-themed exhibitions held...

Taking art to the community

MURIHIKU'S coastline is the longest in the country, and its wild expanse is being displayed through art at a new exhibition in Invercargill. Southern artist...

Benee takes her music on road less travelled

INVERCARGILL stadium's general manager says he and his staff are "fizzing" they will be hosting pop star Benee later this year. The Supalonely singer announced...

Plastic art project carries a message

YOU, Me and The Sea, a community art activation and installation, aims to educate people about plastic, the environment, and recycling. Invercargill's interim museum and...

Costume creation day a steaming success

THE Fiordland Players Theatre Group held its first costume creation day with a steampunk theme at the weekend. Group spokeswoman Jodene Kennedy said the group...

Arts society excited for annual awards

DIVERSITY of art is one of the ILT Art Awards' strengths. Southland Arts Society president Ann Irving said the annual awards, which were into its...

Film festival fortune

SOUTHERN Institute of Technology (SIT) graduate Jerry Westaway heard this week his short film The Green Revolution, made as part of a Graduate Diploma...

Country music event gaining momentum

THE inaugural New Zealand country music festival, Tussock Country, is set to pack Gore to the rafters at the end of this month, with...
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