2pm Deirdre Tarrant

Founder of Footnote New Zealand Dance looks back on thirty years of creating original dance works for her company ahead of the premiere of '30Forward' and national tour.

Natalie Kin, John Chen and Edward King: who are touring the country as the piano trio CLiK the Ensemble.

Violinist Natalie Kin, pianist John Chen, Cellist Edward King: CLiK the Ensemble. Photo: Raymond Sagapolutele

2:20 Peter Mechen: CLiK the Ensemble review

Peter reviews CLiK the Ensemble, a trio of young musicians touring for Chamber Music New Zealand. Violinist Natalie Lin, pianist John Chen and cellist Edward King are old friends who've come home from their various overseas activities especially for this tour.

Christchurch Arts Festival Director Craig Cooper

Craig Cooper Photo: Supplied

2:40 Craig Cooper: Christchurch Arts Festival

Craig Cooper, Director of the Christchurch Arts Festival, talks about the four weeks in early spring when the central city comes alive with creativity and energy.