Nigel Benson

Capital entertainment

Capital entertainment

The world is coming to play in Wellington. Nigel Benson previews the 2014 New Zealand Festival.

Breakfast message for forestry workers

Breakfast message for forestry workers

The dangers of the bush provided food for thought for a large block of forestry workers yesterday.

Bare-faced cheek conveys a serious message

Bare-faced cheek conveys a serious message

Good morning, Scot Jefferies.

Hendersons celebrate centenary

Hendersons celebrate centenary

More than 100 Henderson descendants celebrated the family's arrival in Dunedin a century ago on Saturday.

Everything and anything

Everything and anything

The sounds of summer are all around. But, what are the musicians themselves listening to? Nigel Benson finds out.

Campaign against oil drilling launched

Campaign against oil drilling launched

Launching the ''Anadarko - Wish You Weren't Here'' campaign at St Clair Beach yesterday are (from left) Dennis Dorney, Green Party energy spokesman Gareth Hughes and Carol Henderson.

Oils used as part of off-shore drilling protest

Oils used as part of off-shore drilling protest

Oil paintings will help launch an anti-oil exploration protest in Dunedin today.

Evoking warm memories

Evoking warm memories

The house is on fire and you can only grab one thing on your way out. What would it be? Nigel Benson grills a local on his favourite thing.

Artist's show pays tribute to influences

Artist's show pays tribute to influences

Art is a way of life for glitter artist Stanley Manthyng.

Something to sing to

Something to sing to

The sounds of summer are all around. But, what are the musicians themselves listening to? Nigel Benson finds out.