Many Paekākāriki locals responded to our call to send in photos while out and about on their 2021 lockdown walks. Here's an essay hand-picked by illustrations editor Mark Coote. Many thanks to our contributors: Amy Delahunty, Carolyn Parker, Himiona Grace, Ngaere MacKinnon, Bridget … [Read more...] about Exterior World: A community photo-essay of scenes from a lockdown walk
Dinner & music for Burma, St Peter's Hall - April 16, 2021 … [Read more...] about Yangon Calling!
Covid-19 punished many in the arts sector and yet it's art that we rest on and return to during crises. Paekākāriki printmaker Joe Buchanan of Diatom Press captured the human response from his garden studio resulting in an extraordinary series of hand-cut lino and letterpress prints. Drawing on his … [Read more...] about The Lockdown Alphabet
On February 6th Ngāti Haumia ki Paekākāriki and the village community hosted the official 2020 Waitangi Day commemorations for the Kāpiti Coast. Delivering spectacular sunshine, music and kai the day will be remembered as a triumph of community spirit. Mark Coote was there to capture some shots for … [Read more...] about Waitangi Day 2020 Paekākāriki
Many Paekākāriki locals responded to www.paekakariki.nz's week-one-in-isolation photo challenge. Here's an essay hand-picked by illustrations editor Mark Coote. Our contributors: Ralph Wallace, Maree White, Lindsay Christopherson, Mark Amery, Steve Bright, Nik Bullard, Lesley Olsson, Annabel … [Read more...] about Interior world: a community photo-essay of life in isolation
In February 2018 the huge tides caused by Cyclone Gita surged into the mouth of the Wainui Stream, taking part of The White Bridge with them. The rest of the bridge soon followed; machines stripping it down to its raw parts to be scavenged for souvenirs. That bridge was a Paekākāriki icon, a … [Read more...] about The white bridge