Connecting communities through art

Art brings communities together. Nothing illustrates it more than people from ages five to 70 adding colour to a giant pop-up mural of the cityscape at Sylvia Park Shopping Centre on Thursday morning.

Parade organiser bids farewell

The long-time organiser of the iconic Howick Santa Parade is leaving the position she has held for more than a decade. Emma Smith, the circulation...

Local artist shines in new exhibition

It’s an exciting month for local artist Tracey Coakley who has just opened her group art exhibition Perspective-five female artist at Railway Street Studios...

REVIEW: Mixing the funk with the jazz

By Sarah Ellis Kicking off a series of jazz concerts at Howick’s Uxbridge Arts and Cultural Centre on Saturday night was Ron Samson and the...

East Auckland schools to perform in Bandquest

Six east Auckland bands will battle it out at this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. They will be...

BDSC presents Aladdin

Dust off your magic carpets and experience a whole new world at Botany Downs Secondary College this week. Thirty Year 9 and 10 students will...

East to East shows Chinese community

East Auckland is set for community fame after Julie Zhu’s documentary East to East was ranked in the top 10 of a nationwide filmmaking...

Howick College prepares for Hairspray

It was a sell-out when it was made into a movie. It’s been all over the world in theatre productions, and now, Hairsprayis coming to...

Talented tenor trio take the stage

Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series is bringing ‘That’s Amore’ to Botany next week, and hope they’ll bring a dose of Italian happiness along with it! Held...

‘An Artist’s Journey’ showing at Monterey Gallery

Works by award winning painter Russell Hollings will grace the walls of the Monterey Art Gallery this month. The exhibition, ‘An Artist’s Journey’ will feature...