Gretchen Albrecht: Between gesture and geometry

THE LIFE AND CAREER OF ONE OF NEW ZEALAND’S MOST INFLUENTIAL AND ESTEEMED CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS Gretchen Albrecht CNZM is one of our most prominent painters. In a significant new book published by Massey University Press this month, art historian Luke Smythe surveys her career and assesses her work and practice, …

John Scott Works

A SURVEY OF THE CAREER OF ONE OF NEW ZEALAND’S MOST IMPORTANT ARCHITECTS John Scott is a legend in New Zealand architecture circles. A regional modernist who mostly practised in Hawke’s Bay, his life’s works of houses, churches and community buildings have attained near mythical status since his early death …

50 Years Young: A History of the Young Farmer of the Year

THE COLOURFUL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND’S BEST-LOVED FARMING CONTEST The Young Farmer of the Year is a slice of heartland New Zealand — beloved by rural folk and city dwellers alike. As Kiwi as Hokey Pokey ice cream or watching Country Calendar on a Sunday night. Celebrating 50 years of …