An energetic and foot-tapping musical

The vibrant energy and deep passion for theatre comes across as the talented actors in the musical West-End and Broadway kept the audience thoroughly...

Ladies, hammer and workshop humour

Grab your gal pals and make sure you get yourself along to the Howick Little Theatre for ‘The Pink Hammer’, directed by Patricia Wichman. The...

Youth talent showcase perfect for chilly Fridays

Taking a midday break on a cold, wintery Friday afternoon never sounded so good. This June, Uxbridge Arts and Culture Centre present Fridays at Twelve...

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...

Splash Pad shut down

Six days after its official opening, Pakuranga’s new splash pad is now closed. The temporary closure at Lloyd Elsmore Pools and Leisure Centre follows safety...

Seed of contentment or chaos

IVF isn’t foolproof and IUDs aren’t failsafe. iPhones come with ovulation apps and being married doesn’t mean you have to breed. This is about the...

Bringing the Howick hills alive with local talent

The Howick hills are well and truly humming with The Sound of Music. The upcoming production at the Harlequin Theatre has more than 75 per...

Local dancer shines on stage with Bieber

Dancing on stage with Justin Bieber is a dream for millions of girls around the world, but for 11-year-old Erin Stuck, it was a...

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...

But you love me daddy

Once a year, Pigeon Mountain Primary School takes time out to thank the special blokes in their students' lives and enact the school motto...