Young piano builder Adrian Mann has been kept busy entertaining Creative Waikato visitors fascinated by his creation – the largest piano in the world. He talks tonight at Creative Waikato, Alexandra Street.

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New home in Hamilton

On October 7, 2014 By

Red Cross volunteer support worker Jason Cargo helps migrants from Afghanistan resettle in Hamilton.

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Kangaroos and wallabies joined instagrammers on Cape Hillsbrough beach in Queensland this weekend – for an instameet.

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A lacerated liver, collapsed lung, and broken ribs are all part of the sport of bull riding for a Gisborne cowboy

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Musician Anaru Williams believes less is more when it comes to policing his local community.

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Labour leader David Cunliffe shared his concerns this week with Waikato University students over the GCSB’s alleged blanket surveillance of Kiwis.

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The stiletto boot camp is over – now it is on to the Miss Universe catwalk for Hamiltonian Brenna Watson-Paul.

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Wintec students have to put together something remarkable in time for the big vote this Saturday.

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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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Oh no, not U2

On September 15, 2014 By

iTunes users woke up this week to find a forgettable U2 album in their music libraries.

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Artist Joseph Scott describes his art as ”just jokes and stuff disguised to look like fine art really”.

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Police have appealed for help after a mysterious bike crash in Hamilton during the week.

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Exhibitors, lost for words

On September 5, 2014 By

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 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 “Alexander” was brought to Hamilton on October 6th by the great efforts of Adrian Mann and Cate Prestige. It was brought here for 2 weeks.

Events were held from 8th October to 17th October at Creative Waikato, Alexander Street, from 12 pm to 2 pm [...]

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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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