Stripes Under NZ lights

Early White Stripes footage from a concert the pair performed at Auckland’s Kings Arms Tavern in 2000 — some of the earliest footage of the band outside of the United States — will feature on a live DVD soon to be released as part of Jack White’s Thirdman Records Vault subscription series, entitled The White Stripes — New Zealand Under Lights. Also included will be footage from a secret concert White and former wife Meg performed at Freeman’s Bay Primary School three years later.


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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,…