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Father and daughter Nelson filmmakers Pete and Betsy Blasdale make a formidable team. Their names feature in the credits of more than half a dozen films in the upcoming Top of the South Film Festival. Pete's thing is documentaries - including one on the 375th anniversary of Abel Tasman's visit to...
Poems about farm life - both the harsh realities and the simple joys of living off the land - are found in a new poetry collection by Horowhenua farmer Janet Newman. Unseasoned Campaigner touches on her memories of her parents, and growing up on the family dairy farm that she now works.
Wellington musician Isabella Thomas originally wanted to play the saxophone, then the trombone, until finally she settled on the trumpet. Since then she's had no regrets. The 23-year-old has become one of the most in-demand young brass players around.