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If you are coming to Auckland next week, be sure to visit Zipcode, which is on at Old Government House (the venue for day two of the symposium). Full details are on the link below. Zipcode DLE screen  

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Auckland Symposium Programme Announced

See below for details of the upcoming symposium – another stellar line up of wonderful presenters. See you there! Thursday 21 March 2013 5.30-6.45 Pre-Symposium Event Objectspace, Ponsonby Rd Friday 22 March 2013 8.45-9.15 Registration at Auckland Museum 9.15-9.20 Introductions, … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Jo Torr presents Islanders at Objectspace, Auckland

As part of the Auckland Arts Festival, Objectspace is staging Islanders (9 March to 27 April). The exhibition, which is texturally rich and profoundly beautiful, surveys the work of New Zealand sculptor (and CTANZ member) Jo Torr, who explores cultural … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to register for the CTANZ Symposium!

Registrations are open for the CTANZ’s annual symposium in Auckland. To download a registration form click CTANZ 2013 Gathering Registration-1 This year’s key note speakers include Vivian Caughley, a long-term member of the association and popular symposium presenter, and Glynis Jones, Curator … Continue reading

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Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries

Awarded every two years, the Kate Derum Award was created in honour of the former Deputy Director of the Australian Tapestry Workshop, who passed away in 2008. The Award celebrates Kate as an accomplished artist, respected teacher, avid supporter of … Continue reading

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New local vintage magazine available online

A group of New Zealand vintage enthusiasts have just launched a new online lifestyle magazine celebrating all things vintage. The first edition of Glory Days is dedicated to summer holidays. Enjoy.

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last chance to submit your paper for 2013 symposium

Hi everyone – don’t miss your chance to submit a paper for the 2013 symposium to be held in Auckland on March 22 and 23.  Call for papers closes this Friday 25th January!   Call for Papers The 2013 annual … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dreaming in Colour by Kaffe Fassett

By Ann Packer  Is there anything Kaffe Fassett hasn’t done? He first blasted onto the textile scene some 45 years ago in Vogue Knitting, with fair isle jerseys and coats the like of which we’d never seen. Then it was … Continue reading

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Context: better late than never!

The editing elves have been working away trying to get Context out in time for Christmas. However, the latest bumper issue has required a bit of additional wrangling, and such will be in the post in early January for your holiday reading. … Continue reading

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Lecture and textile sale: John Gillow on Islamic textiles

Minverva, Wellington’s haven for lovers of textiles and books, is hosting a lecture by textile authority and dealer John Gillow on Saturday 24 November 2012 at 2.15pm at the Quality Hotel, Cuba Street. John will be talking about textiles of the … Continue reading

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