Articles By: Lorraine Wilson

Sculpting with petals

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HYDRANGEA-inspired pieces currently being produced by Whakatane sculptor Pam Mossman are garnering plenty of attention. Pam says the concept for the ornamental pieces, ornately formed…

Splashdown in the Mentawais

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WAKING each morning just steps from one of the international surf community’s most revered breaks was “like a dream” for top Whakatane surfer, and New…

Fun wellness event

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BOOSTING health, energy, and vitality is the aim of a day-long event being held in Whakatane next month. Wonderfully You is the brainchild of Ang…

Making music amid conflict

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WIM Pinto’s guitar has been his constant companion in life – a life that has been far from harmonious. Wim’s Portuguese-Indonesian heritage made it difficult…

Elysse and Multiple Sclerosis

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MULTIPLE sclerosis had been quietly making its appearance for years before former primary school teacher Elysse Jones was diagnosed with the disease in 1992. “I’d…

Working for Weta

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BLOCKBUSTER movie concept artist Warren Mahy is rebuilding a 1952 Mark 1 Zephyr in the garage of his Tauranga home. Not as a prop for…

Moxi Cafe is coming

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THE opening of Ohope’s Moxi Cafe will see results of a concept that has long been in its “dream state”. About 15 years long, say…