Raising the standards has been taken to new heights at Unitec - with students given additional avenues to shine and smash through their creative ceilings.
The much loved indie band finally nailed the big prize on a night of musical excellence and celebration at Auckland’s Spark Arena, alongside some timely election swipes at major political parties - as Chris Forster reports.
The magic of photography has cast an enduring spell for these two greats of the genre - Chris Forster sat down with them to reflect on their careers and found there's no slowing them down.
Renowned photographers, sculptors and dancers shared the stage with a groundbreaking singer on a rousing night to celebrate Aotearoa’s artistic depth of talent and longevity.
Ebony Lamb knows dark and foreboding, both in her creative practices and in life. She also knows her way through - opening up about her new project, as well as how she keeps her mental wellbeing a priority.
Incisive, superbly crafted and adding fresh layers to our rich tapestry - we get reaction from the winners of the 2023 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
Recognition, phenomenal drive and a talking magpie - Catherine Chidgey’s big week on centre stage at the Auckland Writers Festival.
The Festival caused a positive buzz with its impressive 2023 line up reveal, with the threat of Council Budget cuts also a hot topic of conversation at last night's launch.
The chance to mix it up with success stories from the burgeoning UK music scene has proved an unreal experience for 12 NZ talents. Check out the impact on mentors and mentees - Including a look at a first release video of the process.
A crucially influential and criminally underestimated time in Aotearoa’s creative history has been salvaged - we speak to the man who's spent a decade working on documenting the Flying Nun era.
On the eve of the Silver Scrolls, The Big Idea's Chris Forster talks to the two frontwomen of the indie band battling the big names for Aotearoa's top songwriting prize.
The last few years are being viewed as "dress rehearsals" not setbacks, as much-loved alternative music festival The Others Way emerges from the gloom with fresh optimism.