She masterfully creates works of beauty loaded with meaning, and examines how identity and history are represented, exploring concepts of place and community.

Lisa Reihana is our 2022 Artist in Focus and is bringing a free series of her most celebrated pieces alongside new works to the Wellington region over the Festival period. Embrace this opportunity to delve deep into the world of one of Aotearoa’s artistic treasures.

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    Comedian, actor, writer, director and snapchat impressionista Tom Sainsbury's zany intergalactic music odyssey Gays in Space is playing at BATS theatre until August 18, featuring Chris Parker, Zak Enayat, Daryl Wrightson & Blaise Clotworthy. In between the pink face paint and quest for scarves, Tom took our This Theatrical Life questionnaire.
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    In this week’s ARTicle we take one final look at the Māori genesis story and uncover the origins of Kawa Marae.
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    Returning for its third outing, Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival is all set fill Gisborne with dance, music, kapa haka and visual art over ten creative and colourful days and nights from Friday 8 to Sunday 17 October 2021. Featuring more than 200 artists and performers, here's just a glimpse at some of the extraordinary kōrero, taonga and talent on offer across the programme.