June 18, 2020

Hutt City Council waives outdoor seating fees for cafes and restaurants

Lower Hutt cafes and restaurants will be eligible for a free 12 month licence to install more outdoor seating and tables under a scheme announced by Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry and Cr Deborah Hislop today. “We have asked our Council to identify simple, low-cost ways we can support businesses recover through the COVID-19 pandemic.  …

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June 18, 2020

What we cast aside: Mystical sculptures cast from everyday clutter

Mystical and delicately balanced sculptures cast from the debris of our daily lives feature in a new exhibition by Bekah Carran (Te Ati Awa, Taranaki) at The Dowse Art Museum, opening 20 June. And we look and comb our hair is a solo show by the Ōtepoti Dunedin-based artist, and includes detailed new artworks cast …

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June 17, 2020

Journey into Maramataka with Nikau Hindin at The Dowse

Intricate star maps painted on hand-beaten aute (Māori barkcloth) feature in Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai, a major solo show by artist Nikau Hindin (Ngai Tūpoto, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi) opening at The Dowse Art Museum on Saturday 20 June 2020. Open during Matariki, Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai is Hindin’s journey in understanding Maramataka (the Māori lunar calendar), through …

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