Looks like the amblyopic Paper Mache edifice has finally been put into retirement.
Whilst it is sad, I think we need to get over it. Yes, it's part of the tradition of Christmas, but there are lots of other things we can celebrate.
The cost is unjustified and there are so many other things that the installation funds could be better spent on.
My vote is to commission local artists to produce permanent works for us all to own and enjoy that don’t require dismantling and road closures, and last longer than 3 weeks.
For many of us, what we wear day-to-day is becoming more relaxed - and if you’ve traditionally been a steady dress shirt wearer, this can pose something of a challenge. At Crane Brothers we’re often asked what are some key pieces to consider building a contemporary wardrobe around, especially with this new paradigm in mind...
John Rykenberg ran a store front and photography studio of Auckland photographers from the late 1950s through until the late 1970s. During that time the studio captured Auckland's daily life and produced a particularly interesting Queen Street series in the 1960s - it probably comes as no surprise thatthere are road works visible in some of...
The Dambusters were legendary for their wartime heroics and a constant source of inspiration for me as a child, raised on a diet of Commando Comics & Airfix Models.