Music, Kokomai, Potters!

ReCooper8 is ringing the changes, and it starts here, now.  From this month, ReCooper8 is biggerer and betterer!  Katie Abbott will be co-hosting the show with Lucy from September, bringing her sharp wit, warm style and enviable knowledge of New Zealand music through the ages.  So, here’s our first radio-thon, all 2 hours and 15mins … More Music, Kokomai, Potters!

Interview with the Very Social Kathy Bartlett!

Waaaaay back in 2015 I had the singular pleasure of interviewing artist Kathy Bartlett.  Kathy exhibited during the 2015 Kokomai Festival, and is in a joint show with Megan Campbell and Janie Nott at Ventana Creative Collective later this month.  So, what better time to refresh our memories on what a top guest, top artist, … More Interview with the Very Social Kathy Bartlett!

Interview with Haami Te Whaiti

It was a privilege to be guided through Aratoi’s latest major exhibition, Te Marae o Rongotaketake – Redressing our Kahungunu History, by Haami Te Whaiti, Aratoi’s Māori Curator and the concept developer for the exhibition.  This is a stunning exhibition, guiding the visitor through the environmental, cultural, historical and political landscape of Ngati Kahungunu with over 200 historical … More Interview with Haami Te Whaiti