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    • Identifying maidenhair spleenwort ferns.
      • 24 Feb 2009
      • Te Papa's blog
      • The maidenhair spleenwort is a spleenwort fern (Asplenium) that (supposedly) looks like a maidenhair fern (Adiantum, see below). The 600 or so of the world’s spleenworts are characterised by having their reproductive structures in lines away from the margins of their fronds’ undersides. The reproductive structures (the sori, made up of the sporangia which contain the spores, and their
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    • Beer me!
      • 24 Feb 2009
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      • In the immortal words of Homer Simpson, “All work and no beer make Homer something, something…” So heed Homers warning about the pathway to insanity, and sample a few frosty beverages this Saturday, at Wellington’s inaugural New Zealand Beer Festival in Waitangi Park. More than 60 beers from over 20 breweries will be on show, with an emphasis on GOOD beer, rather than whatever it is that stud
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    • Dark Waters
      • 22 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • If you head on over to fish central, we’re diving deep into the murky depths in order to protest S92A. We’re sure you’ve heard all about it, so we’ll spare the diatribe. However, things arent all gloomy. Check back in a day (or two) to find a newly re-emerged fish - things will have changed…
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    • Transit’s tasteless menu
      • 22 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • The latest iteration of what was once Transit, now called the NZ Transport Agency, (obligatory maori moniker: Waka Kotahi) is now into publishing. Edition no. 3 of Pathways is glossy and cheerful, and like most of the recent publications from recently re-organised public service departments, entirely full of bumpf and platitudes with nothing much useful to say at all. One article however was wors
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    • Transit’s tasteless menu
      • 22 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • The latest iteration of what was once Transit, now called the NZ Transport Agency, (obligatory maori moniker: Waka Kotahi) is now into publishing. Edition no. 3 of Pathways is glossy and cheerful, and like most of the recent publications from recently re-organised public service departments, entirely full of bumpf and platitudes with nothing much useful to say at all. One article however was wors
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    • Dark Waters
      • 22 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • If you head on over to fish central, we’re diving deep into the murky depths in order to protest S92A. We’re sure you’ve heard all about it, so we’ll spare the diatribe. However, things arent all gloomy. Check back in a day (or two) to find a newly re-emerged fish - things will have changed…
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    • Summerset returns
      • 22 Feb 2009
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      • After months of apprehension, speculation, and more than a few furrowed brows - Sandwiches Summerset has finally announced it’s triumphant return for 2009. This year’s event is headlined by two major acts - one local legend, and one international superstar. Fat Freddy’s Drop will return after appearing at the first Summerset music festival in 2007.  The Wellington icons of soul/dub/funk
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    • It’s Showtime!
      • 20 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • Cuba Carnivale is upon us once more. But will the showers hold off for us today, or is it time to think of the perhaps inevitable: do we need a SambaDome? Carnival night parade is all about being hot and sweaty and (so it seems, near-naked), along with the inevitable music, rhythm and hypnotic samba music beats. Will the crowd break into spontaneous dance and applause this time, or merely look as
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    • It’s Showtime!
      • 20 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • Cuba Carnivale is upon us once more. But will the showers hold off for us today, or is it time to think of the perhaps inevitable: do we need a SambaDome ? Carnival night parade is all about being hot and sweaty and (so it seems, near-naked), along with the inevitable music, rhythm and hypnotic samba music beats. Will the crowd break into spontaneous dance and applause this time, or merely look a
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    • And what is faith?
      • 20 Feb 2009
      • Te Papa's blog
      • Ian Prior, noted epidemiologist and arts patron died earlier this week. Luncheon under the ash tree, an exhibition organised by Aratoi which celebrated Ian and Elespie Prior’s art collection, toured galleries around New Zealand a few years ago. Regan Gentry, Green Islands, 2007 Wellington Sculpture Trust’s Four Plinths Temporary Sculpture Project A couple of works on show in and near Te Papa stand
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    • Special Screenings of Kiwi Classic Goodbye Pork Pie on Friday and Saturday
      • 20 Feb 2009
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      • Ask people what their favourite New Zealand film is, and quite often, they'll say Goodbye Pork Pie, Geoff Murphy's classic 1981 road film. You could say that the main character of the film is a car - the zippy yellow mini which has since become an instantly recognisable Kiwi icon.And if you haven't seen it (or want to see it again!) the Film Archive will be screening it over two nights this Friday
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    • Come and see us at the Cuba St Carnival!
      • 19 Feb 2009
      • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
      • The Cuba Street Memories Project will have a stand at the Cuba St Carnival market. Don’t miss us if you’re planning on going to the Carnival on Saturday the 21st! We’ll be giving out postcards and there will be a display of photographs of Cuba St from different eras.
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    • Oh yes it can be dark here
      • 19 Feb 2009
      • Te Papa's blog
      • Colin McCahon, Northland panels, 1958 In 1958 Colin McCahon spent four months on a study tour of the United States. Although the main point of the trip was to look at how museums were run — McCahon was then working as a curator at Auckland Art Gallery — he saw an awful lot of art: everything from Old Masters to recent American painting and installation, with modern European painting and classical
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    • Noch eine Runde, bitte!
      • 18 Feb 2009
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      • Move over Karneval der Kulturen, Club Transmediale and Berliner Festspiele… the Berlin Bonanza at Mighty Mighty is back and it promises to be better than ever…That’s right… prepare yourself for an eight-night assault of high-calibre bands, extreme ping-pong and one heck of a part(y)(ies) at Mighty Mighty you will never forget.This year the all-inclusive-German-fiesta kicks off on Wednesday 18th Fe
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    • Blow me away
      • 18 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • Newsflash: Mill Creek Wind Farm approved, almost all intact - just 2 turbines short of the full picnic. We blogged about it before, back in June last year when it was announced and publicly notified - and we thought that the residents of Ohariu Valley might put up a bigger stink than the residents of nearby Makara did when they were confronted with Project West Wind.
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    • Honey pot
      • 17 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • In case you’re a new visitor to Eye of the Fish, and are looking for some of the particular posts on certain subjects, here’s a quick summary of some links that you can click on and take you straight there. Please do feel free to add your comment on any of the subjects. For instance: Discussing the proposals for the National Library Debating the proposed Flyover at the Basin Reserve Ta
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    • Mt Victoria's brand new festival
      • 16 Feb 2009
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      • Wondering what to do when the Cuba Street Carnival is done and dusted?  Look no further than the new kid on the entertainment block – Mount Victoria’s inaugural Inner City Festival, coming in two weeks time on the 28th of February. The Festival’s theme is one of sustainability and organic living, with one and all having a great time, whilst paying respect to the environment we sometimes
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    • Little Fishes swim upstream
      • 13 Feb 2009
      • Eye of the Fish
      • When I was younger, I sometimes thought it would be good to be a black woman, so that I could qualify as a backing singer for Talking Heads: they always seemed to have the best dancers / singers / ass-shakers in the business, and they could get so close to the Master Byrne himself. Perhaps that’s just me.  I never viewed it as a comment on society that perhaps they were pigeon-holed into tha
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    • Summary and video of the Māori in Parliament Treaty Debate
      • 13 Feb 2009
      • Te Papa's blog
      • Treaty debates 2009 Māori in Parliament and the future of the Māori seats Claudia Geiringer, co-chair, comment on the two speakers: There is a great deal of food for thought in the two speeches, and it is clear from them that the future of the Māori seats remains a hotly contested question. There would seem to be at least three related levels on which we could frame the debate that is going on her
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    • Roses are red
      • 13 Feb 2009
      • Te Papa's blog
      • Valentine’s Day and red roses are inextricably linked. Here is a bouquet of rose -inspired objects from our collections. Rose tile
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    • A sketch of the artist
      • 13 Feb 2009
      • Te Papa's blog
      • James Luna, Artifact piece, 1985-1987 We’re back in Wellington and James has returned home to work on shaping what will be the One Day Sculpture project. As I mentioned, this post covers a bit about James’ practice by looking at a few works. James Luna has been creating visual art, interdisciplinary exhibitions and performances that are informed by his native culture for over three dec
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    • Latrodectus Love Bites
      • 12 Feb 2009
      • Te Papa's blog
      • St Valentine's widow spider   In honour of Valentine’s Day this post will look at the wonderful world of courtship in the spider genus Latrodectus, more commonly known as the widow spiders. Readers of my previous post will recall this genus includes species such as the American black widow (Latrodectus mactans), the Australian redback (L. hasseltii) and the New Zealand katipo (L. katipo), all
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    • Cuba Street Carnival…. I'm giddy already!
      • 12 Feb 2009
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      • Woah, woah, woah… the Cuba Street Carnival is nearly here - it's on 21 Ferbuary and bloody hell I'm excited… hmm… that seems a tad understated… what I mean is that I'm practically  drowning in my own saliva over the fourteen hours of glorious entertainment I am going to assault on my body next weekend… yeeeeeusssssss!This year marks the tenth anniversary of the unique street parade
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