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FULL CIRCLE

I have a very strong connection with the Arts Centre, it’s where I learned to sing. I remember playing at Annie’s wine bar. This has been a very nostalgic time, and I have just loved it,” says musician and singer-songwriter, Bic Runga, back home in Auckland after spending most of April and May cocooned at the Christchurch Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, as the first artist to participate in the revitalised creative residencies programme since the earthquakes.

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In DetailLiam Stretch
A CIRCLE OF ART APPRECIATION

WORDS Joshua Brosnahan PHOTOS Supplied

The birth of the Christchurch Art Show in 2014 provided artists with space to exhibit, after losing so many precious gallery spaces due to the quakes. Creative Director Kate Morrison, along with her daughter Hannah started the show, now in its sixth year, from humble beginnings to its place as the largest art show in the South Island.

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STRIVING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

The growing phenomenon of sustainability has brought the principles of ‘renew’, ‘restore’ and ‘revive’ into the limelight. Evidence of these ideas gaining meaningful traction is ubiquitous – from a growing opposition to fast fashion, right through to more environmentally-conscious New Zealand farming.

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RIVERSIDE REJUVENATION

Planning and delivering property development is his forte, designing inspiring spaces is hers. Together, Kris and Georgie Inglis are making an impressive contribution towards Christchurch’s soon-to- be-opened Riverside Market.

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In DetailJoshua Brosnahan