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The LuminariesPrize winning reads

Longlists have just been announced for the New Zealand Post Book Awards, Man Booker Prize and the International Dylan Thomas Prize. The Luminaries has nominations and there are lots more some top books.

Popular MusicPopular Music Library

Stream a wide range of popular streaming music from around the world including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, rock and soundtracks.
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How to look at a paintingArt

Explore our art resources.

We have information on artists, Māori art, public art, and photography.


Browse information for the dedicated follower of fashion. We link you with books, magazines, web sites, and more. We also have a special section on New Zealand fashion.