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


Pythagoras Abstract Garden opens Labour Weekend

Tue, 19 Oct 2004

Pythagoras Abstract Garden opens Labour Weekend - fund-raiser for Barnardos

Madeline Bull opens her unique 'Pythagoras Abstract Garden' in Taupo to the public from 23 to the 30 October (inclusive) as a fund-raiser for Barnardos. The creations of 15 artists will be displayed in the garden. This is the fifth time Madeline has opened her garden for charity.

The address is 76 Hinekura Avenue, Taupo, and the garden will be open from 9.30am till dusk each day of that week. Funds raised will help pay for the range of child and family support services run by Barnardos - New Zealand's largest child-focused charitable organisation.


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Howard Davis: Joel Coen's Monochromatic Macbeth

The Bard of Avon may well be smirking up the sleeves of his lace doublet at the irony of Will Smith's Oscar debacle, but now that the initial furore has dissipated, it's worth revisiting the movie for which Denzel Washington was also nominated. More>>

Howard Davis: Kenneth Branagh’s Black & White Belfast

Branagh has assembled a wonderful cast, including Ciarán Hinds, a gently formidable actor who well deserves his Oscar nomination, and Judi Dench, who steals every scene she’s in. More>>

Howard Davis: Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune - A Brief History

So many elements of Herbert’s novel have since become tropes of popular SciFi that Villeneuve’s film sometimes seems deceptively derivative. What makes all this nonsense essential viewing is his astonishing visual sensibility. More>>

Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which has been republished by Te Papa press. More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland