The War In Colour

  Kiwi film director Sir Peter Jackson has unveiled his latest project, a multi-media WWI exhibition which opened in Wellington last month to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings.   As the exhibition’s creative director, Sir Peter said his primary goal was to take the Great War out of stuffy, monochromatic history books and bring …

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NZ Toilet Designers On A Roll

  This may be an international trend, I can’t be certain, but in NZ there seems to be a movement towards toilets as tourist attractions.  Don’t come for the bungy jumping or the scenery, not the rugby or the skiing, come for the lavatories!    Most recently designer Bret Thurston made a splash, and received …

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Interislander Ferry “Arahura” Homeward Bound

   On Saturday afternoon, looking refreshed and resplendent against bruised Auckland skies, the ferry Arahura set sail for Wellington following a three-week stretch in dry dock.  The routine maintenance took place at Devonport Naval Base under the supervision of Babcock (NZ) Ltd, who have a long history of servicing the 148 metre vessel.  Planned repairs …

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School Holiday Top 10 – Wellington

   In this series of ultimate school holiday suggestions, we handpick our next crop from our capital, Wellington, and its surrounds.  There are some great adventures to be had in our political and cultural centre, so from September 27th to October 12th needn’t be a time of stress, frustration, and uncontrollable weeping.  There are numerous …

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The Butcher of Wadestown

The above photo was taken in 1910, on Wadestown Road near Pitt Street, in Wellington.  A local butcher’s proudly displays its stock, its four staff and two horses.  The carcasses on display seem to be wrapped in some decorative cloths, and for some reason don’t hold much interest for the napping neighbourhood dogs.  The picket-fenced …

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