A country of less than 4.7 Million people boasts not only some of the most beautiful landscape in all the world, but also is home to amazing creative communities.
One band came up in almost every conversation we had with Wellington music lovers. This band embodies the relentless work ethic and experimental spirit we found characteristic of music artists in the city. That band is Orchestra of Spheres.
How Gap Filler co-founder, Coralie Winn, has transformed the urban landscape of post-earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand.
An introduction to Malia Johnson, the choreographer defining the dance and choreography landscape across New Zealand.
Sulu Fiti, Outreach Manager for Mahuki, on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) sector.
As a rotating event series that features not only local music of all genre, but also visual art, dance and readings, Old Hall Gigs is a prime example of a theme of collaboration we heard about in our conversations across Wellington.
The alt-rocker discusses the band’s upcoming album, the Wellington music scene, and why you should never tell a band to smile on-stage.
The delicate balance of exactness and constraints fuels the creativity in Max's baking. "One leads to another. If you're in a regimented thing and everything is organized, it frees you up to be creative … it's like scales musicians do.
Wellington-based Kelly Spencer on her latest piece in Lyttelton, her take on sense of place and roots, and on the joy and vulnerability of painting walls.
"It’s a beer that you can have for breakfast, when you’re hungover, when you’re celebrating, when you want a session—everyone loves the Kolsch. It’s just a beautiful style."