Category Archives: Art

Taken with a pinch of Salt

Grant Palliser exhibition a Salt, Red’s dedicated serious art exhibition space.. Mostly diptyches. Asked if I could mix and match. Didn’t go down well… Advertisements

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Aporo Sculpture

The Ruby Bay bypass which rips its way through through the gorse and pines between Mapua and the coastal road to Motueka took heaps of traffic away from the Ruby Bay coastal route, stretching from Mapua to Kina Good for … Continue reading

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…at the Nelson Market

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The things you find in Motueka…

….perched on top of the State cinema. No  idea  where he’s from. Could be Golden Bay (the bare feet give it away…), but I’m not seeing any dreads….

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  Tug of war outside the Nelson Mail’s offices

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“Do I get to keep it…?”

This is a cool story. Robin, Steve Fullmer‘s wife, mailed me saying that one of Steve’s older pots was for sale on Trade Me, New Zealand’s eBay. Put in a decent bid, got it, arrived today. It’s quite stunning. Steve … Continue reading

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Early settlers

From The Early Settlers sculpture  depicts a young migrant family arriving in Nelson around 1842 and marks an early landing site for both Māori and early settlers. The man, his wife and daughter stand facing their new life ahead … Continue reading

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