Only From Leftfield

Mark Lewington is a mercurial chap, when it comes to the arts. He flits from the functional to the abstract, recycled sculpture to screen printing and stenciling, graphic sign writing to clothing design.

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ArtJunction Mag
Emphasis On Stress

Stress - we have all experienced it. While it can precipitate positive action, it can be damaging if left unaddressed. It arises generally from a subjective source of mental, physical or emotional aggravation, resulting in increased tension.

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FeatureJunction Mag
Knovelty Knitting

Gary Heaven was handed a crochet hook when he was four years old and he’s been knitting in one form or another since. “My mother had people drop off fleeces to her which she would card, spin and knit. As a kid, that was just what was happening around me so I was indoctrinated.”

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FeatureJunction Mag
The Puhoi Axemen

Ready to chop to the top? Then Puhoi Axemen could be the place for you, and despite the name of the club, that means budding axewomen, too. The club is currently in hibernation for winter, but club secretary John Sanderson is always on the lookout for new members. 

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Junction Mag
Slow Life In The Fast Lane

“There’s something about Port Albert,” says Dave Pratt, meditatively. “It’s…” He looks at the ceiling. Authentic? “Yep,” he agrees. Big, twinkly Dave and his partner Grace own the Port Albert store. It’s famous for its fish and chips. Dave is famous for his shed. 

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FeatureJunction Mag
The Triton House

A short drive from Matakana on your way to Tawharanui, is the new home of Debbie and Michael Jones; a stunning black and white modern-classic new build, with three bedrooms, office, three bathrooms and a farm shed and minor dwelling.

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DesignJunction Mag