An exhibition at the Waikato Museum attempts to get to grips with Hamilton.

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The gramophone has a very unique sound, so Kent MacPherson decided to take that sound and process it with modern day process mixers.

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A major new book celebrates the 50-year career of leading New Zealand abstract artist Mervyn Williams.

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The Darlimurla letters is the only piece of history that connected Thomas Macky with his parents. The added element of ‘Lusitania’ and its impact on families make this a compelling story to read.

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Wintec’s Māori and Pasifika student publication Te Kete Kōrero showcases many graduates.

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Wintec students excited to showcase their designs at the annual fashion event to be held on Alexandra Street

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Hamilton musicians have been given an opportunity to play a musical rarity at a two week event hosted at Creative Waikato.

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Few will have heard of Le Strange, one of Hamilton’s newest bands, but that is not stopping them from taking on the competition in the battle of the Bands.

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Exhibitors, lost for words

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The extraordinary exhibition Lost For Words premiering Ed Hanfling’s book - Mervyn Williams; From Modernism to the Digital Age, was viewed by the public last month at Auckland University. Spectators were submerged into the abstract art and were have said to be consistently astounded by the work.

“The opening function was very well-attended, with many contemporaries of Williams’ attending – [...]

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The worlds grandest piano

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The world’s longest piano has been in Hamilton from the 6 – 17th of October for people to view and play.

The piano, created by Adrian Mann holds the record as the world’s longest grand piano and was on display at Creative Waikato.

It is 5.7 metres long and weighs approximately 1.4 tonnes which makes [...]

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Cate Prestidge initiated the idea of bringing the world’s largest piano to Hamilton after it had been in Auckland.

Prestidge thought the piano was very successful in Hamilton but wished it could have stayed longer.

“There was quite a lot of momentum built, especially in the second week,” she said.

A third week [...]

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The world’s longest piano creator, Adrian Mann, gave a presentation at Hamilton’s Creative Waikato about his background and process of building his musical masterpiece.

Through pictures projected onto the wall, audiences were able to relive the build through seeing the exact process along with Mann’s explanations and commentary.

Mann has always been someone who is interested in how [...]

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The world’s longest Piano “Alexander” was brought to Hamilton on October 6th by the great effort of Adrian Mann and Cate Prestige. It was brought for 2 weeks. The event was held from 8th October to 17th October in Creative Waikato, Alexander Street from 12 pm to 2 pm for [...]

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Work hard and stay humble.

These are the wise words of advice that were given to Mitchell Vincent, former Wintec fashion student.

Since graduating with a diploma in Fashion, Vincent has been working hard developing his online store, www.mitchellvincent.co.nz after receiving national recognition showcasing at New Zealand Fashion Week.

“I always knew I’d [...]

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When models take to the catwalk for the annual Wintec fashion show in Alexandra Street on November 22 they will be just one attraction on offer.

This year’s show coincides with a central city street party that will stretch between Ward and Hood streets in honour of the city’s 150th birthday.

The celebrations will [...]

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Inter-media collaborations shine as Wintec’s annual fashion show nears its final stages

Wintec students are planning, curling, cooking and sewing their hearts out as the annual fashion show fast approaches. The professional style show, to be held on November 22, is put on to showcase the great work done by the students at the Wintec [...]

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