Young musos set to square off at NZ Junior Piano Competition

The country's best young musicians will battle it out for supremacy at the prestigious NZ Junior Piano Competition. Four east Auckland school pupils are among...

Hip-swivelling musical fantasy

Refusing to let Covid be a spoilsport, and put a lid on all their plans, Mission Heights Junior College students have been rehearsing their...

50 bubbles across NZ to present NYT’s Wendy

Keeping the spark alive as life came to a standstill during lockdown is the National Youth Theatre's (NYT) new virtual production Wendy (in a...

Four bodies, one suspect, no trace

Michael Harrison thinks he has it all: a great career, good friends and a beautiful fiancee. But when his stag night prank goes horribly wrong,...

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...


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