exhibition: artefacts of the digital world

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

It’s hard to look past the work of Kiwi-German artist André Hemer whose bright abstract works resemble painted artefacts of a digital realm — hence the...

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auckland writers festival: our top 6 speaker picks

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

Bringing home to roost the power of the written word, the Auckland Writers Festival will see 160 of the world’s best writers and...

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exhibition: medicinal skins by jack trolove

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

Originally mastering his craft by studying the layered methods of Impressionism, Point Chevalier-based artist Jack Trolove quickly became frustrated with the static quality...

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5 ways to commemorate your anzac weekend

1. Go to A Dawn Service While the Dawn Service at the Auckland War Memorial Museum (commencing at 6am) is by far the city's...

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kelmarna gardens autumn festival

By Deborah Raj

A working model of sustainability in an urban setting, the Kelmarna Organic Gardens in Herne Bay were established in 1981 and have been...

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coming soon: spanish film festival

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

As big fans of la vida loca, we were excited to learn that the impassioned Spanish spirit will be reaching out to us through the...

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rialto channel: april 16 film round-up

By Francesca Rudkin

This month on Rialto Presenters, Judy Bailey introduces a thought provoking series of human-interest documentaries that cover a range of topics from public...

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6 tips for saving your iphone battery’s life

  There's a feeling of devastation that comes with the temporary loss of your iPhone's life. Short of putting your phone down and going...

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denizen heroes: call for nominations

By Claire Sullivan

As long time champions of Auckland’s evolution into a truly world-class city, Denizen is acutely aware that at the core of this development are...

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in cinemas: phoenix

Now that we've bid the long summer evenings adieu, we're gearing ourselves up for some serious cinema frequenting. Soon to be hitting cinemas...

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exhibition: they keep stealing all the oranges

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

It would seem that Sam Leitch is quite the artist about town these days. With a veritable buzz around the subject of his artistic talents, Leitch's...

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the wholehearted

In a stage production that accurately evokes New Zealand’s multiculturalism by way of its varied characters, The Wholehearted has already received rave reviews overseas. Telling a moving and physically charged...

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who you should be unfollowing on instagram

By Madeline Saxton-Beer

  Only two days ago, the world nigh on came to a standstill now referred to as "Notification-gate", i.e. the revelation that you could 'turn on notifications'...

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exhibition: permafrost by stephen ellis

With the utilitarian writing device on the verge of extinction as tech-heavy alternatives are increasingly introduced, many of us still take to doodling when...

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exhibition: bancroft studio works by ann robinson

With a reputation that precedes her as one of the world’s leading cast glass artists, Ann Robinson’s luminous pieces have become valued not...

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an evening at cinema peroni

  By now, we've come to know Peroni as the gregarious hosts they are. Proponents of the celebrated Italian way of life and gioia di vivere...

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auckland arts festival’s white night

An idea originally devised by the French, White Night (or Nuit Blanche as it is better known) was first conceived by Jean Blaise, founder...

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rialto channel: march 16 film round-up

By Francesca Rudkin

Ant Timpson returns to Rialto Channel this March, curating another collection of Incredible Strange films you won’t see screened anywhere else. Don’t miss...

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150 albums you should know by now

  Entrusted with the task of releasing us from the tyranny of conscious thought, our choice of music isn't something we take lightly. So when...

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7 easy ways to make room on your iphone

  Plagued by the fact that your iPhone seems to know the precise moment of ultimate inconvenience to say "storage almost full" or worst "cannot...

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