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Obituary: Heather Ngaire Paterson, fashion industry champion

Obituary: Heather Ngaire Paterson, fashion industry champion

The name Heather Paterson has been intrinsically linked to the South's nationally-lauded Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.

Film review: The Ground We Won

Film review: The Ground We Won

It is hardly original to claim that rugby is the national religion of New Zealand but after watching The Ground We Won (Rialto) I felt for the first time that it really is.

Film reviews: Montage of Heck

Film reviews: Montage of Heck

As I was working in a London music store when Nirvana exploded, I was curious if this documentary could cater for curious bystanders, as well as the fans.

Film review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Film review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

To get back up to speed before I went to see Avengers: Age of Ultron (Readings and Rialto), I re-read my review of the first Avengers movie.

Film review: Testament of youth

Film review: Testament of youth

Casting a Swedish actress as the lead in the adaptation of Vera Brittain's World War 1 memoir is a little out of left field. However, from the moment Alicia Vikander graces the screen, it's hard to think of any other actress tackling the role better.

Not so sweet at all

Not so sweet at all

It has hit the headlines in Australia, causing thousands to question their sugar intake. Rebecca Fox talks to That Sugar Film director Damon Gameau about what he hoped to accomplish with the film.

Film Review: Woman in gold

Film Review: Woman in gold

Being based on a true story is a bit of double-edged sword for a movie: we all know that truth is stranger than fiction so it often provides the best storylines but it is those little words ''based on'' that are the kicker.

Film Review: Samba

Film Review: Samba

Not to be confused with a dance rooted in African tradition and synonymous with Brazilian culture, Samba is both the name of the lead character and a comment on contemporary European immigration.

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