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Get summer snapping for Bot Garden’s 150th

The Botanic Garden is celebrating its 150th anniversary, and the Wellington City Council is in the second season of inviting photographers to enter the Fresh Shoots photo competition and win prizes. Henry Moore sculpture in the Botanic Garden, with Met Office in the background. Photo by Mark Cubey The Council has partnered with Excio, Wellington Photographic …

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Get seasonally snapping for Bot Garden’s 150th

The Botanic Garden is celebrating its 150th anniversary, and the Wellington City Council inviting photographers to enter the Fresh Shoots photo competition and win prizes. Henry Moore sculpture in the Botanic Garden, with Met Office in the background. Photo by Mark Cubey The Council has partnered with Excio, Wellington Photographic Society, NZPhotographer magazine, New Zealand Photography …

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Creative wealth on display at Visual Art Splash Gallery

Art work from school students throughout the Wellington region is on display for the last day today at the Renouf Foyer upstairs in the Michael Fowler Centre. Photos by Mark Cubey The free-entry Visual Art Splash Gallery is part of the young people’s arts festival Artsplash, which brings together primary and intermediate schools throughout Wellington …

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Cat of the Week

The fourth in a weekly series where we publish a photograph of a notable neighbourhood cat. Send your photo submissions, and the necessary information (below), to [email protected] Cat for the week of 17-23 September Name: C A T Owner’s name: Kelly Suburb: Carterton Age: 4 Breed: Tabby Character: Hmmm yes she is 🙂 Best feature: …

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Listen to Peter Black on the Sweetman Podcast

Peter Black is a Wellington-based photographer. He talked to Simon Sweetman for Episode 132 of the Sweetman Podcast at Off the Tracks about his life and work in photographs and books, Instagram, and Wellington. Photos above and below by Peter Black from  the 2010 project, I loved you the moment i saw you As well …

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Aladdin Sane eaten by bird-human in Ghuznee Street

A carefully crafted paper creation has been artfully pasted to the window of one of the doomed yellow-stickered Ghuznee Street buildings east of Cuba Street. As well as capturing the reflected triptych tribute to David Bowie’s classic 1973 album Aladdin Sane that celebrates the 30th anniversary of JAM hairdressing and its virtuoso owner Tony Barrett,  …

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Cat of the Week

The third in a weekly series where we publish a photograph of a notable neighbourhood cat. Send your photo submissions, and the necessary information (below), to [email protected] Cat of the week for 10-16 September Name: John Paul Owners: Raewyn and Nathan Suburb: Kingston Age: 11 Breed: Domesticated Moggy Character: cheeky and adorable and loved by …

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Quilty conscience

Who’s seen this picture in a southern suburbs’ window? And can tell us where it is? Email [email protected]  

Cat of the Week

The second in a weekly series where we publish a photograph of a notable neighbourhood cat. Send your photo submissions, and the necessary information (below), to [email protected] Cat for the week of 3 – 9 September Name: Tilly Owner’s name: Anna Suburb: Johnsonville Age: 5 Breed: Burmese Character: Judgemental (but also cuddly) Best feature: All …

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Cat of the Week

The first in a new weekly series where we publish a photograph of a notable neighbourhood cat. Send your photo submissions, and the necessary information (below), to [email protected] Cat for the week of 27 August – 2 September Name: Bubbles Owner’s name: Arnel Suburb: Brooklyn Age: Six Breed: Domestic Character: Spy Best feature: White paws …

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#WhyWellington: the dog walkers

Spotted in Civic Square by the Town Hall: Wellington’s favourite dog walkers out for a stroll. We hope they enjoy this beautiful Friday afternoon before the wind turns southerly, bringing showers, later this evening. Photo by Mark Cubey