Oil And Clay

“I’m inspired by people, 'love them to draw; they have personality, an expression or a posture to capture. But even my still lifes have personality - they move and flow, they’re alive too.”

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ArtJunction Mag
One-In-A-Million Pavilion

Celene Busher and Darnell Nepia have built their dream home on a one hectare lifestyle block in Algies Bay, and they are very happy with the result. “It’s the Kiwi dream really – that’s how I feel about it,” says Celene.

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DesignJunction Mag
Salty River Farm

Daryn, Louise and their two boys started their adventure five years ago when they shifted from their Waiheke Island home of nearly 17 years and bought their little farm in Tauhoa, calling it Salty River Farm because it sits on a tidal arm of the Kaipara.

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FeatureJunction Mag
Teetering On The Edge

The three shows on at The Vivian this month are as diverse as you can get. From goddesses to a genuine rock god, and with some lovely weirdness along the way, it’s a dreamy rollercoaster of concepts, colour – and political comment.

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ArtJunction Mag
Trish Allen - Greener Living

Our cover girl this issue is Matakana’s very own green goddess, Trish Allen. Trish is an environmental educator and freelance permaculture teacher who loves nothing better than talking rubbish over a keep-cup of coffee.

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Junction Mag
Beneath The Surface

For someone with a Master’s Degree from Elam School of Fine Arts, a Bachelor of Design and Visual Art as well as a Certificate in Interior Design, Sophie Foote is astoundingly humble and unpretentious.

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ArtJunction Mag
Te Arai Lodge

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. It is this attention to all those “extra” details which sets this exciting, new venture apart from others.

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DesignJunction Mag