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  • The image shows the outdoor arena of Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour: giving maximum views of the America's Cup spectacle from land. Photo: iStock

    22 February 2021

    Opinion: Diane Brand looks at how an exclusive yacht race between world superpowers became a 20th century media phenomenon, accessible in ways never thought possible.

  • 11 February 2021

    Composer Ben Fernandez was so inspired by a piano performance he did for the CeleBRation Choir that he composed a song for them during lockdown—complete with vocals for the choir to sing.

  • 28 January 2021

    A New Zealand documentary about the deadly eruption of Whakaari/White Island on 9 December 2019 has been picked up for global distribution.

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