Eternal watchers: Artists Robin White and John Pule in front of the famous moai on remote Easter Island, while part of a contingent of Kiwi artists and writers there for the opening of the travelling exhibition 'Kermadec - nine artists in the South Pacific...More
Standing at the back, left to right: Elizabeth Thomson, Dame Robin White, Gregory O'Brien and John Pule with students from the 'Atele Primary School.Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An art exhibition featuring the work of some of New Zealand's best known contemporary artists inspired by...More
Island time: Wellington's Felix Bornholdt, 16, and Asia Brownlie, 15, are bound for the Kermadecs. Photo: Kevin Stent
Sir Peter Blake's legacy is living on among a group of Kiwi teens preparing for their own adventure of a lifetime.
The Sir Peter Blake Trust has selected 30...More
The newly described Lastreopsis kermadecensis, from Raoul Island in the Kermadecs. Photo by and courtesy of Peter de Lange.
Te Papa Research Fellow Patrick Brownsey and I (Leon Perrie) have just described a new species of fern, Lastreopsis kermadecensis....More
University honours eminent artist
One of this country’s greatest visual artists is to receive an award which recognises her contribution to the arts in New Zealand.
Dame Robin White has been named as a 2012 Distinguished Alumna of The University of Auckland and will be honoured...More
Uninhabited pristine wildernesses are essential for our collective sanity. Even those among us who have never climbed the highest mountain or crossed the widest desert have an image of them in our mind’s eye and take comfort from the fact they exist.
Tagata Pasifika, TV One and Maori TV's New Zealand and Pacific Island current affairs show featured some of the art from our Kermadec exhibition and interviewed John Pule and Robin White.
Have a look at the video.... More
Toyo Fujii, Alan Jamieson (University of Aberdeen) and Ashley Rowden (NIWA) onboard NIWA's research vessel RV Kaharoa, with the supergiant amphipods (image: Oceanlab, University of Aberdeen)