The Featherston Community Centre is a vibrant place, none more so than when Rona Huggins’ Ukelele Group are in the house! As a feature for the Centre’s radio programme, Southern Exposure, I went along to hear Rona and friends play! You can listen again here. If you live in Featherston and would like to take … More Featherston’s Ukelele Orchestra
Back in July this year, ReCooper8 bounded off to meet Greytown based artist Nicki Stewart to talk about her exhibition, Remember to Remember. The Anzac Hall in Featherston is now hosting Nicki’s exhibition till 7th December, so get on down there! If you would like to hear from Nicki about how this fascinating and moving exhibition was … More Remember to Remember… now showing at the Anzac Hall
Following on from their successful engagement and consultation with the people of Featherston, the Victoria University School of Landscape Architecture students are back! And this time with dozens of beautifully crafted ideas for the spaces and places of Featherston, Wairarapa! I, along with many other locals, turned up to the Re:Invent Exhibition the Anzac Hall … More Rethinking Featherston #2
Students from the School of Landscape Architecture at the Victoria University are working in partnership with the community of Featherston, the Community Board and South Wairarapa District Council to develop design scenarios and site-specific design solutions for our town which reflect our community’s desires and are practical and affordable. On 17th July 2014, nearly 100 local Featherston … More Rethinking Featherston
On ReCooper8 this month, Lucy knits one, purls one with local encaustic artist, Nicki Stewart, whose exhibition, Remember to Remember, opens at the Aratoi on 8th August. As Nicki describes in her publicity for the exhibition, Remember to Remember is “a co-memoration. A community knitting project knitting comforts for soldiers. Each stitch carrying a message, holding … More Coming up on ReCooper8 this Sunday at 8pm….
Of course, every day is NZ Music Month at Arrow FM 92.7FM, where we only play 100% NZ music (when we aren’t broadcasting your wonderful shows!). But, cos’ I’ve been left on me own this month, I’ve gone NZ Music crazy – names get all mixed up when we play a track from the latest EP … More May Day! It’s NZ Music Month
Huge thanks to Anne Taylor for bringing us a great review of Carterton-based visual artist Jan Eagle’s latest exhibition at the Aratoi Museum in Masterton, and also an insight into Monitor, Anne’s own contribution to the Main Artery – Linked group show, also at the Aratoi. Both exhibitions run till 12th May 2014. You can … More Anne Taylor’s Arts Review for April 2014