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

Laneway 2015

Laneway returns to Silo Park for 2015, and was damn hot. Read Post

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Image by Jackson Perry

From the Road

Giovanni Tiso travels 2200km, or thereabouts, in the South Island with his family, and shares his photos and impressions From the Road. Read Post

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Image by Giovanni Tiso

Peak Pohutukawa

For the love of our favourite trees. Read Post

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