People’s Choice Award goes to Amber Adams

The Estuary Art and Ecology Award showcased at the Malcolm Smith Gallery at Uxbridge recently announced the People's Choice Award. As art enthusiasts struggled from...

Anderson Rocio: songwriter finds `Paradise’ in `Lucifer’

With bated breath, the whole family sat down to watch it. When the prolific songwriter and pop singer Anderson Rocio was told by Think Music...

Bombing tragedy inspires song tribute

By PJ (Phil) Taylor A dark day in New Zealand’s history when the life of an innocent soul was ended by a sinister assassin is...

Dancing with JLo and Rihanna

What are the chances of dancing on the same stage as superstars JLo and Shakira at a Super Bowl halftime show? Howick’s Shyvon Campbell had...

Stand Up Stand Out 2020 re-shaped to keep the dream alive

Stand Up Stand Out (SUSO) has moved quickly to re-shape its format, aiming to help keep the music dream alive for the city's young...

Take a bow Lorna

Macleans College Year 11 student Lorna Zhang performed with two other students in their group Trio Achilles at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington...

Shakespeare students shine

Eleven Auckland students are off to Dunedin to attend Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand’s (SGCNZ) National Shakespeare Schools Production (NSSP) in late September. Two students...

Master songsmith relishes times of change

By PJ (Phil) Taylor 2020 is a year out of the box, to say the least, with the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak closing down a lot...

Macleans art sale goes online

Macleans College traditionally hosts an annual art sale and exhibition in June each year as a fundraising event to support the Macleans College First...

Old Skool: confidence through hip hop

Spoken word artist See-Niz and rapper Nicky Smirk have been using a unique programme to teach public speaking confidence to students at Somerville Intermediate. Nicky...


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