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Unbound: The Art of Sam Harrison

Unbound: The Art of Sam Harrison

Artist Sam Harrison has been exploring the human landscape through sculpting, drawing and printmaking for more than a decade now. Christchurch sculptor Llew Summers, who died August 2019, rated Sam as one of the most gifted young artists he’d ever met. latitude catches up with Sam for a chat about life, work, art and memories of Llew.

Uplifting A Nation Of Women

Uplifting A Nation Of Women

When one considers charity, provision of money, food and basic clothing items typically comes to mind. Who would have known that the key to empowerment may actually be contained within certain hidden undergarments: bras. Pauline Watson does. In November 2019, the coordinator of New Zealand’s Uplift Project, who has now come to be known as ‘The Bra Lady’, travelled to Fiji to deliver suitcases of these precious items. I followed her to capture the journey and effect of New Zealand’s benevolence.

Are We Fit For A Better World?

Are We Fit For A Better World?

It’s being described as the ‘rehab’ from our destructive farming practices weaning our land off the ‘drugs’. Sarah Perriam digs deeper into what’s driving a new way of farming that is creating a groundswell of support in Canterbury, but not everyone’s convinced.

The Healing Power of Play

The Healing Power of Play

Radio Lollipop is an international children’s charity providing play and entertainment for children in hospital. Sue Kingham went along to meet some of the volunteers and discovered they are just what the doctor ordered.

Masters Of Oil – Pure Oil New Zealand

Masters Of Oil – Pure Oil New Zealand

Behind New Zealand’s only locally-produced cold-pressed extra virgin rapeseed oil and high oleic sunflower oil is a Canterbury business with lofty aspirations to raise the quality of everyday culinary oils used by discerning foodies nationwide.

Mackenzie Magic

Mackenzie Magic

Just a few hours’ drive from Christchurch, the beauty of the Mackenzie is easily accessible for a long weekend getaway or a week-long family holiday. The main thing is to allow plenty of time to explore and discover all the hidden treasures and adventures, large and small, that are on offer.