Aurora Australis

Guest post from Ian Griffin and Paul Le Comte, who managed to capture the St Patrick's Day Aurora Australis in all its glory. Read Post

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Image by Ian Griffin

'A Movement'

Ian Jorgensen's music photography Read Post

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Image by Ian Jorgensen

The greening of the red zone

Christchurch's condemned suburbs go back to nature Read Post

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A C!#& and Balls Story

MUSE goes looking for New Lynn's ratepayer-funded "priapic sculpture" and is disappointed by another giant dick that fails to live up to the hype. Read Post

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Image by Craig Ranapia (Vancouver, May 2012)

Headland Sculpture on the Gulf

A guest post from PA contributor Soon Lee, who visited Waiheke recently for Sculpture on the Gulf. Read Post

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Image by Soon Lee

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