The Nelson Trolley Derby, dating back to the 1950s, has inspired a new children’s movie, Kiwi Flyer, due for release around Easter 2012.
Making music with worldwide appeal, Wellington composer/producer Rhian Sheehan is one of New Zealand’s brightest and busiest musicians.
Clothing label Swazi co-founder Davey Hughes, born in Scotland, named his clothing company after an African country but in every other way is XXXL Kiwi.
Artist Joe Sheehan works with greenstone, a material closely associated with New Zealand – one that is loaded with cultural & historical significance.
Architects Lance and Nicola Herbst were inspired by the coast when they first arrived in New Zealand from South Africa 14 years ago.
Nelson jeweller Ash Hilton gets inspiration from New Zealand’s West Coast lancewood and nikau trees, etched sparingly in his designs.
Moeraki, a tiny picturesque fishing village just south of Oamaru, is home to Fleur’s Place, owned by top NZ restaurateur Fleur Sullivan.
Stimulated by the openness of NZ after emigrating from the UK, designer David Trubridge’s signature designs are shaped by NZ’s natural environment.
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