Review: Bonnie and Clyde

It takes a lot for a vocal performance to give me goosebumps - and yet it happened several times over during Harlequin Musical Theatre's...

All the world’s a stage, Steph’s on her way

A Saint Kentigern College student has been named to attend the annual National Shakespeare Schools Production (NSSP) for 2017 in Wellington from October 1-9. Students...

Operatunity brings the waltz to town

Professional Kiwi touring company Operatunity brings its celebration of the wonderful waltz to Botany this summer. It’s the first concert of 2017, and Operatunity are...

Winning estuary entry ‘unmissable’

Congratulations to Kohl Tyler-Dunshea, first place winner of this year’s prestigious Estuary Art and Ecology Prize. The Estuary Art Awards bring together artworks by local...

Students knit for a cause

A local school is hosting a knit-a-thon to help keep the community warm. The knit-a-thon is part of a new Student Volunteer Army (SVA) initiative...

Jennifer’s tortoise tale a true story

She’s one of two local authors nominated in the 2017 Children and Young Adults Book Awards, and Jennifer Beck is taking it all in...

Special guest at Polyfest today

  The world’s largest Maori and Pacific Island festival, the ASB Polyfest got underway yesterday at the Manukau Sports Bowl in Auckland. The four-day festival started...

Splash pad in Pakuranga reopened

The new splash pad at Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre in Pakuranga is open for the summer holidays. The splash pad was temporarily...

Review: Around the world with Ben Hurley

I’ve always wanted to travel the world. Until last Thursday night, I hadn’t really made much progress on that venture. Other than the obvious...

Local success at Smokefreerockquest

Three piece punk rock band Minimal Silence from Howick College took out the Manukau regional final of Smokefreerockquest for the second year running, at...