Some New Zealanders with indigenous Maori heritage wear tattoos on their face or arms that represent their genealogy and are culturally sacred. But uniform rules at the national carrier restrict them from applying for roles such as flight attendant.
Volunteers plant more than 700 trees to create a curtain of greenery in a bid to protect Queensland's largest turtle rookery.
Over the centuries, Easter has come under many different guises — and in recent years, the hyper-commercial holiday has sometimes become lost in translation.
Nearly 2,000 years after Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption, the ancient Roman city is still giving up long-buried secrets.
In 1978, Edmund Capon catapulted from being an assistant keeper in a London museum to become the Art Gallery of NSW's longest and most influential director. He died after a long battle with cancer.
Art lovers pool their resources to ensure an exquisite piece of cabinetry — the last big work by an esteemed master craftsman — stays close to home.
The ancient Japanese artform of kintsugi, translated as "golden joinery", is helping people come to terms with everything from divorce to cancer and the challenges of being a single parent.
When mysterious paintings bearing the initials PRB began exhibiting in London in 1848, speculation over the signature's meaning was instant — but the movement behind the signature would influence some of the greatest artworks of the past 200 years.