Friday favourites from the long white cloud – Aotearoa* poetry


Australia was recently visited by New Zealand’s new Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern. At the end of her visit some wag commented that ‘Australia has a smart, progressive Prime Minister with a firm vision of the future; unfortunately, she’s returning to New Zealand later this week.’

Which leads me to the February edition of  Poetry Magazine featuring new New Zealand poetry. Continue reading

Monthly Poetry Contest Winners! — Vita Brevis

The results are in! We had fantastic (and wonderfully novel) submissions this time around. It was a tough choice, but here are the winners of our monthly poetry competition. *On the Next Competition: As of right now, we can’t afford to host competition next month–donations have slowed down over past few weeks. But don’t worry, we’ll get one […]

So pleased to be in such good company. Thanks Vita Brevis – Visit and enjoy – Monthly Poetry Contest Winners! — Vita Brevis

Cine-mania, Lisa Reihana


Campbelltown Arts Centre
12 January to 29 March 2018.
10 to 4pm daily, Free.

Cine-mania is a survey of thirty years of Maori video and photographic artist Lisa Reihana’s work. Its centrepiece is In pursuit of Venus [infected], a 64 minute super-wide screen film about the three Pacific voyages of English navigator and explorer James Cook’s (1768 to 1779). Continue reading