Auckland suburbs

About three-quarters finished… the first half was easy, the second half is being a pain.  This isn’t what I was expecting to hear with our exhibition only 10 days away. But for some reason I wasn’t perturbed – maybe because I’m not an artist and don’t know enough about what can go wrong to really worry……. … Continue reading

Success story

Our When North meets South opening was a great success. A cold morning meant John lit the fire in the Gallery but by 5pm he’d let it die down as the sun was out, the sky was clear and it was warm.  By 5.10 the Gallery was humming, by 5.15 it was packed and by … Continue reading

Don’t forget

Don’t forget the poets!!! The haiku poets appeared  here early on in the project but since then the artists have taken centre stage. The haiku poets are the backbone of our project so I thought it was time we highlighted their contribution. Check out their bios over at the heading The Poets. I had hoped … Continue reading

Catherine Mair

Catherine has been instrumental in Katikati’s millennium project, the Haiku Pathway, envisaging the pathway as a place where people could relax and enjoy the haiku verse carved into boulders along the way. Since she began writing in the late 1980s she has been anthologised and published widely. She enjoys her many grandchildren and finds much … Continue reading