The 2017 Gibbston Food and Wine Festival was buzzing on Saturday at Queenstown's 150 year-old gardens with local musician, Miki Brown.
The musician performed at the festival among a selection of others in addition to Queenstown’s Jazz Orchestra.
The festival showcased Central Otago’s wines including Hawkshead, Gibbston Valley, Valli and Rockburn wines.
Queenstown reporter Meena Amso was there.
A new piece of public art is telling the story of an important local animal.
The life-size sea lion sculpture commemorates the return of New Zealand sea lions to the mainland after more than 150 years.
And it's hoped it'll help raise the public profile of the endangered species.
The artistic creativity of a group of Dunedin high school students is being shown to the public.
Bayfield High School's art department is holding its annual exhibition of student work.
And those running the show say it's a glimpse into what's going on inside the minds of senior pupils.
The artistic genius of some Dunedin residents is on display through an annual exhibition.
It's being run by Artsenta, which brings together dozens of talented locals within the mental health community.
And the public exhibition seems to be paying off in more ways than one.
Port Chalmers is a flurry of activity, as West Harbour schools prepare for their annual art week parade.
Children of all ages are set to bring to life this year's theme "Guardians of Otago Harbour".
And they're getting help from an artist in residence.
A new art exhibition has brought some new and quite stunning photography to Dunedin.
Highly respected American photographer Gregory Crewdson's work captures a staged photo much like a Hollywood film set.
And with a full production crew working for each photo, the work aims to capture a dark side to contemporary America.
The 25th annual Otago University Students Association Art week opened its exhibition last night.
The exhibition gives first time artists an opportunity to showcase their works, as well as make some extra income while undertaking their studies.
The Dunedin School of Art's annual symposium has gathered momentum throughout its five year history.
What started off as a local event has grown to attract national and international interest.
And this year's theme explores a relationship with art which is generally considered to be 'an unholy alliance'.
Developing an eye for detail and a passion for capturing those special moments is what Aoraki Polytechnic Photography students have been working towards all year.
An exhibition showcasing their work is on at the moment, and some of the images seem to be attracting a lot of attention.