Capital Questions with Dan Yeabsley

Capital Questions with Dan Yeabsley

One-half of Wellington’s fam­ous Yeabs­ley twins, Dan, didn’t start play­ing music until he was 17. It was his broth­er, Chris­toph­er, who had the great idea for them to learn to play a music­al instru­ment. Fail­ing to find les­sons for his first love, the double bass, in the loc­al news­pa­per, he saw an ad for saxophone […]

Church House’ brings a little touch of Scotland to the Wairarapa

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Nestled away in the town­ship of Mas­ter­ton sits a unique house that, from the street, you would think was an old church, with its steep eaves, lat­tice win­dows and arched front door. The home was ori­gin­ally built in 1934, by a Scots­man who had emig­rated to New Zea­l­and. He used the plans of his ori­gin­al house […]

Capital Questions with Malia Johnston

Capital Questions with Malia Johnston

The cho­reo­graph­er for the extraordin­ary World of Wear­ableArt Awards show for the last 14 years, Malia moved to Wel­ling­ton in 2008 to take on the role of artist­ic dir­ect­or, bring­ing the gar­ments to life through move­ment and dance. Malia also teaches at the New Zea­l­and School of Dance in Wel­ling­ton and at Unitec in Auckland. […]