Creative Directory

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I'm an artist and history lover living in a small town in rural new zealand, a long way from the city, a million miles away from the rest of you

Sometime fiction writer, journalist, editor and oral historian. Author of short-story collection The Heart Sutra (Otago University Press, 2003). Currently at work on a collection of oral histories exploring the New Zealand sex industry.


Paint, pastel

06 377 4972
Carterton & Solway Ballet

Ballet, Jazz, Hip hop, Dance

06 379 5299

An annual Spring Festival celebrating the yellow blooms, with lots of family-friendly activities, rides, stalls, the Wai Art Sale, and daffodil picking at Middlerun Farm.

06 3798983

Local History Archive, Research Room and some museum artefacts.

(06) 379 7150

Railway restoration and exhibits

06 377 0631

Scottish Country Dance Club. Experienced tutor, beginners and experienced dancers welcome, no partner required.

Elaine 06 377 0322 Maz 06 378 2891
Celia Jaspers Photography

Professional Still Photography and Video Production

021 782 785