A Waiheke artist has created a bright and cheeky addition to downtown Auckland thanks to a $10,000 urban arts grant.Naawie Tutugoro’s vibrant mural is now a permanent feature of Snickel Lane, a location which provided inspiration for the Elam...
This weekend will see an explosion of photography as Auckland Festival of Photography: Whakaahua Hakari opens across the city with a programme of exhibitions and talks designed to promote and showcase photography as an art form. The annual festival...
The Waiheke Community Art Gallery on Korora Road is undergoing renovations to upgrade the entryway stairs, deck and ramp. The façade of the building is also being replaced although the gallery will remain open as per usual.The works are...
Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf is now in full swing, works trucked, craned and sometimes constructed on their sites. For James Wright’s Seven Sisters it was a helicopter delivery from Clevedon on a perfect Waiheke morning to the...
The record-breaking bubble man comes to the island next Wednesday 30 January for two shows and workshops at Artworks Community Theatre.Master bubbleologist Mr Bubbles, also known as The Highland Joker, has been a New Zealand hit, winning the Audience...
Friday 14 December marked the opening of the annual Sculpt Oneroa that sees artworks created by Waiheke artists placed throughout Oneroa village’s landscape.Established in 2012, the event was instigated by resident artists Paora Toi Te Rangiuaia and Sally Smith...
A standout creation from Sculpture on the Gulf 2017 is soon to find a permanent site on the island.The striking three-tonne sculpture named Manuēsina, meaning white bird, was created by Tongan artist Semisi Potauaine using an environmentally friendly, engineered...
A three-day rāranga (weaving) workshop will be held at Piritahi Marae on Thursday next week with teacher Maikara Ropata.“The whole purpose (kaupapa) of this course is about the sustainability of a resource that is freely available in many places...
If you ever line up for a coffee, a ferry, a bus, train or plane, local artist Nooroa Te Hira Anguna invites you to come and see what other lines are drawn in his upcoming cartoon exhibition Here is...
Artworks Theatre rides the tide - It was a full house in Artworks Community Theatre on 16 August. Unfortunately, it was full of water. When theatre coordinator Jemma Peterson arrived on the scene, the water was about 20cm high and covered...