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Wellington band The Black Seeds latest album Dust and Dirt featured at No 4 in Deutsch Vogue’s May Playlist. “Reggae from New Zealand?” the publication questions, “Yes,” mentioning the “airy” title track, sure to be a “summer time favourite.” Formed in 1998, The Black Seeds perform with eight members. They have two double-platinum selling albums in New Zealand and successful European album releases through the German-based Sonar Kollektiv label. The Black Seeds are currently touring Australia ahead of European dates throughout August.


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Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion’s stunning 1993 classic, The Piano has topped BBC Culture’s poll of 368 critics in 84 countries. The broadcaster’s Hannah Woodhead reveals why it’s a worthy winner. “In 1993,…