Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


4th annual native bird paintings exhibition at Pukaha

10th of May 2017

4th annual native bird paintings exhibition at Pukaha Mount Bruce

22 well-known local artists have created an exhibition of native flora, fauna and wildlife which are now on display at Pukaha Mount Bruce until the end of July 2017.

Local artist Viv Walker has for the fourth consecutive year curated the Paintings at Pukaha exhibition for viewing in the Wild Café and Huia room at the Pukaha visitor centre. The official opening of Paintings at Pukaha is on Friday the 19 th of May at 5:30pm at the Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre.

“The artists are not only contributing to a stunning exhibition which brings home to all our visitors the beauty of New Zealand birds, they are also very kindly donating a portion of the sale of any of the paintings and prints towards our conservation work” says general manager Helen Tickner. “We are very grateful to Viv for again organising this exhibition and all the artists for their input”.

Artists include Paul Gadsby, Jacky Pearson, Ian Chapman and Max Bayliss. A full list of the artists can be found at Entry to the exhibition is free although donations will be gratefully accepted. All artwork on display is also for sale with a percentage going directly to Pukaha Mount Bruce.


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

Howard Davis: Christopher Marlowe & 'The Tragedy Of Dr. Faustus'

Previous versions of 'The Devil's Pact' can be traced back to the fourth century, Marlowe deviated significantly by depicting his protagonist as unable to burn his books or repent to a merciful God in order to have his contract annulled... More>>


Gold For RNZ: Muslim Post-9/11 Series, Kim Hill Win In New York

The Radio New Zealand podcast series Public Enemy has won a gold award for excellence for its presenter, Mohamed Hassan, at the prestigious New York Festival Radio Awards announced in Manhattan today. RNZ National’s Saturday Morning host, Kim Hill, also received a gold award for Best Radio Personality. More>>

Human Rights Commission: Give Nothing To Racism

A campaign urging New Zealanders to give nothing to racism and refuse to spread intolerance has been launched by some of the country’s most well-known people. More>>

Louis Vuitton Series Win: Emirates Team NZ Will Challenge For The America’s Cup

By beating Artemis 5-2 they now take on Oracle Team USA in the America’s Cup match starting next weekend. More>>


Monterey: Rodger Fox Big Band Invited To Celebrated Festival

The Rodger Fox Big Band has received an invitation to perform at the 2017 Monterey 60th Anniversary Jazz Festival in the USA in September of this year. More>>

AntARTica: Scientist’s Painting Discovered In Antarctic Hut

The New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust has discovered an almost perfectly preserved 118 year old watercolour painting among penguin-excrement, dust and mould covered papers found in an historic hut at Cape Adare, Antarctica. More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland