Guardian of arts

Catching up with the effervescent Nansi Thompson – gallery coordinator at the Franklin Arts Centre, proved no mean task last year. But when HELEN...

Gardens cultivate art

Sculpture in the Gardens, celebrating its 10th birthday at the Auckland Botanic Gardens, has truly carved itself a place in the heart of art...

Push, push

What an exciting time it was in the lead up to Christmas as we launched the new SOUTH. The excitement has continued with the...

Huddleston – Ace of Hearts

To reach the pinnacle in any sport, one needs drive and devotion. These qualities have been exemplified by one Auckland Hearts’ and White Ferns’...

Marcel’s Crêpe Cake

Hooray – it’s that time of the year when Kiwis can relax, entertain and indulge themselves.

Karaka School grows gold

Laurels don’t just grow on trees. Well, they do but they’re not dished out to every garden designer, that’s for sure! However, when judges picked...

December/January: Welcome to South

Here’s hoping our first monthly edition will give readers a thirst for more because the SOUTH team is full of enthusiasm for this new,...

Ssangyong Counties Cup Day

Great weather, fabulous fashions and a joyful crowd were among the big winners at this year’s superb Ssangyong Counties Cup Day. Thousands turned out at...

Dawn of a new era

The last Holden manufactured in Australia rolled of the production line in Melbourne in October but the Holden name is set to remain very...

Applauding Claudia – PAINTING IN HER NATURE

Franklin region never fails to produce a raft of talented and fascinating people and in an area renowned for its horticulture, it seems appropriate...