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The Most Egotistical Paper in the World

If you go to a small to mid-range printer in Auckland, probably New Zealand, possibly even other parts of the world, and you ask for coloured paper (for you birthday invites, say, or the flyers you're printing out for your poetry reading, or whatever), there's a good chance that the paper they supply you with will be Kaskad brand paper.

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Dark Belles Come Ringing

Wellington's own Pixel Ink Gallery is opening Melissa McDougall's first solo New Zealand show next week. McDougall is a Wellington-based painter whose new exhibition, Dark Belles, explores how urban dwellers interact with their environment. The show focuses on the idea of a female heroine inhabiting a dark cityscape.

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Camping out at Auckland's Fringe

Makeshift's own Steven Lyons is debuting a brand new improv show, Campfire Improv at Auckland's 1st ever Fringe festival. Improvised camping scenes and stories presented by slightly naive and fairly excitable Campfire Leaders Mark and Steven (played by Mark Scott and Steven Lyons, respectably).

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Getting Closer

It might be past Valentine's day and you may have just put a down payment on that bicycle built for two, but we thought you should know about Pantalaine's cuddly garb built for two and sometimes three or four.

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Team Sweet hits Cuba Street

Knitted tree cosies lining the streets, top street artists throwing up their work onto a bus, lasertag, djs, bands and much much more - Wellington's Cuba Street Carnival offers an enormous amount of entertainment and good times.

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Finding Common Ground

For all those of you lucky enough to be near capital city Wellington a must check out is the Common Ground goodness which has popped up.

Summer Artists Introductions - PNTR

We thought it might be fun to introduce some local artists over the summer period and give you a bit of an insight into what they do and where their work comes from.

To start us off we went all the way to Dunedin, well through the magic of the internet we did... and now you will to.

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Pop goodness in Welly

International super stars of vinyl toys, Kidrobot are ready to unleash their newest series of cult pop toy icon the Dunny. In New Zealand there is really only one place to find these awesome wee beasties being launched in style and that is Popup Gallery in Wellington.

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