Paeakau The Opera and Andrew Laking

Here at last is the third and final morsel of September’s bumper edition of ReCooper8! In this section, Holly and Zac Winterwood talk about their stunning new work, Paeakau The Opera, which has been especially commissioned for this year’s Kokomai Creative Festival and will debut on Saturday 15 October at Aratoi Museum.  If you live … More Paeakau The Opera and Andrew Laking

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Books & Arts – Featherston’s got it covered!

Listen again to last month’s show which features interviews with Kate Mead, Director of Operations for Featherston Booktown, Jen Olson, one of the organisers of the Wairarapa Art Sale, and local artist and entrepreneur, Emma McCleary. Featherston Booktown will take place in Featherston across the weekend of 12th-14th May 2017.  Combine your passion for books with … More Books & Arts – Featherston’s got it covered!

Interview with Neil Dawson

An interview with Neil Dawson, internationally acclaimed sculptor and visual artist. In this interview, Neil discusses Ascension, an ambitious and daring public artwork destined for Masterton in the Wairarapa. The final push to raise the funds necessary to bring Ascension to Masterton will start on 24.11.16 with a Boosted campaign. For more information about how you can support this project, visit https://www.facebook.com/Art-For-Our-Valley-1076509902413992/ where links to the Boosted website will be provided.

Lucy Cooper is the host of ReCooper8, a monthly arts show on Arrow FM 92.7, one of New Zealand 12 community access radio stations. For more information, stories and interviews visit http://www.recooper8.wordpress.comMore Interview with Neil Dawson

An Every Person’s Guide to the TPPA & What Folk in Featherston Think About It!

Me and the kids joined the #TPPANoWay march in Featherston on Saturday 15th August, one of the dozens of marches planned across the country during TPPA Action Week (8th – 15th August 2015).  I took along the recorder on the off chance I could capture some audio at the same time as attending to Isla … More An Every Person’s Guide to the TPPA & What Folk in Featherston Think About It!