29 Jan 2018

Kimbolton's Sculpture Festival

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:23 pm on 29 January 2018
Koru by Jason Dench

Koru by Jason Dench Photo: Supplied / Rural Art

Depression and suicide in rural New Zealand has been at the forefront of the country's mental health discussion.

There are many debates on how to address the problem but one community in the Manawatu has decided to tackle it head on, with a festival designed to raise morale.

The small town of Kimbolton will host a sculpture festival this April, showcasing rural life and encouraging locals to to get involved.

Kimbolton resident and Massey Professor Chris Gallavin has been part of organising the event and tells us more. 

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