People together: NZ re-imagined

CBC critic, Eleanor Watchel, travelled through NZ to interview some of NZ’s literary animals in their natural habitats. The Writers & Company radio special celebrated a literary landscape that included authors Patricia Grace, Bill Manhire, Elizabeth Knox, Gregory O’Brien, Witi Ihimaera, Keri Hulme, Alan Duff and Albert Wendt. “New Zealand’s writers embrace their unique heritage in original work that reflects the modern complexities of life in the South Pacific.”


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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi, The Guardian reports. Stangl won the packing room prize, a…