Category Archives: Innovation

WOW: Icons on Tour

By Guest Insider – Carolyn Enting (cross-posted from http://www.enword.co.nz) Big news for WOW (World of WearableArt) today.             As I write this members of the Nelson-based WOW team are flying to Hong Kong where they will … Continue reading

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Queens Wharf for the kids – from the kids

Guest Insider – Maya Hi, it’s Maya here again. I went down to Queens Wharf again today during the school holidays and it was still awesome, because there are lots of new things to do. I was there while the … Continue reading

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Design for living

By Insider – Jock Phillips A moment of panic as I woke. Was I late?  I leant over to flick on the torch.  Yes, time to get up. I went to the bathroom and relaxed for a few precious seconds in the … Continue reading

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Fashion report

By Insider – Jock Phillips ‘You can’t wear that thing …  No-one would be seen dead in it.’  Such comments have long echoed in my ears.  Yet now, to my embarrassment, I find myself writing a fashion column. When it … Continue reading

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New Zealand On Screen: iconic NZ film & TV container installation

By Insider – Suzanne Peri-Chapman  New Zealand On Screen, 9 September to 23 October, Auckland and Wellington It was raining in downtown Auckland, a hard rain, the kind of rain that… sorry, got a bit film noir there for a minute. … Continue reading

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Wonder plant

How to present the festival in Invercargill in one day was my problem. I had two options. One was to talk about Invercargill as the real Scottish city of New Zealand.  In the 19th century almost two thirds of the … Continue reading

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Flying with no 8 fencing wire

It was the title which sold the event to me: ‘The People’s Republic of State Highway 94′.  The blurb  said that I would ‘discover the true essence of small-town New Zealand’. It was ‘an arts and heritage trail focussing on … Continue reading

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NZOnScreen: Hello South Island!

by Anna Dean from New Zealand On Screen It’s been a busy few days on the Kiwi Classics on Tour trip, that’s part of the REAL New Zealand Festival, thus far. My co-host Gemma and I have been catching our … Continue reading

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From the Director: Inside the REAL New Zealand Festival

By Briony Ellis, REAL New Zealand Festival Director For the next six weeks of Rugby World Cup 2011, from 9 September to 24 October, New Zealand presents the REAL New Zealand Festival.  It’s the biggest celebration of our country ever … Continue reading

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