Arts

NorthTec arts students are exhibiting their work in unusual settings around Whangarei, as part of their final year of studies. Heath (Heather) Bell’s work will be seen by visitors to the city as they arrive through Whangarei Airport, while Carmen Snelgar...

The scribes of Northland are sharpening their nibs with the launch of a national short story competition. The Northland branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) has called on writers to enter its national short story competition, which has...

  “This is the goal, this is the vision, it’s a pretty big one- but no one ever got anywhere without big dreams.” From her home just South of Whangarei, the first winner of our Creative Northland competition sat down for a...

By Christine Allen As she helped the 80-year-old woman up onto the seat to get a bumblebee tattoo on the back of her neck, Devon Tucker, the 21-year-old newly qualified tattoo artist at Memory Lane Tattoo Studio smiled and realised that...

Waikaraka mum Jo Ellis might well be a superhero with a super power of being able to turn broken glass into beauty, art, life and healing. When Jo combs the beach near her home for the sea glass, she is...