Articles Categorized: Arts

Lisa’s juggling in high heels

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LISA O’Neill is heading to the Eastern Bay next week to help women organise the chaos in their lives. O’Neill is a speaker, stylist, motivator…

Words and faces as one

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BEFORE she leaves Whakatane for England, artist Tobi Dante is treating art lovers to an exhibition of her distinctive work. The 46-year-old Kiwi artist is…

Welcome to the jungle

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ANIMALS have been an integral component of human storytelling from early myths to modern fables. Think about the Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book published in…

Get together

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THERE was an arts society merger in Whakatane last week. Around 15 members of the Te Puke Arts Society spent the day in town sharing…

‘Stealth wear’ opens at Taneatua

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  WHAKATANE photographer Sarah Hudson’s exhibition Opotiki – Tino Rangatiratanga + The Digital Age opens at the Taneatua Gallery on Saturday, The photographs explore Opotiki…

Ruru’s Hangi launch

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OHIWA author-illustrator Nikki Slade Robinson has released her latest children’s book, featuring some already well-known and much-loved characters. Ruru’s Hangi uses some of the characters…

Music rooms honour stalwarts

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NEW music rooms at Trident High School have been named after two musicians who made a significant contribution to music at the school and within…

Hip-hopping to nationals

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TICKETS are now on sale for the Steps Dance Annual Dance Crew Fundraiser on April 8. The Whakatane dance school stages the fundraiser each year…

Tui in flight wins nature competition

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WHAKATANE photographer Mandy Hague has won the 2017 Tamron Photograph Nature Competition with a perfectly timed, executed and exposed photograph of a tui in flight.…