To be a pirate, or a mermaid?

Cockle Bay School’s junior students have two final shows to perform of their production, Pirates vs Mermaids, so if you’ve got no plans tonight,...

Review: Captain Festus McBoyle for adults and children alike

"Kind of interesting, kind of not." If I'd let my eight year old sister write this review of the Captain Festus McBoyle Travellin' Variety Show,...

Find your Roots at Uxbridge

It's not often you see a play subtitled in Auckland -- much less one that's subtitled in Mandarin but Proudly Asian Theatre is leading...

Being a teenager in the 80s

Bright costumes, big hair and even bigger music with loads of humour and talent... Mission Heights Junior College (MHJC) is set to bring an...

Howick’s blue artwork removed for repairs

Crawford Reserve’s controversial blue artwork ‘Kid Justice’ has been temporarily removed for repairs. Vandals recently damaged the feet of the $55,000 artwork, which was erected...

REVIEW: The Blind Date Project

Title: The Blind Date Project Written by: Bojana Novakovic & Mark Winter with Thomas Henning &Tanya Goldberg Directed by: Sophie Roberts Rating: 4 stars Reviewed by: Jon Rawlinson Ever...

‘Fondly familiar’:Local Photographer commended

Cockle Bay photographer Lisa Monk was awarded highly commended in the 2020 Trustpower Photography Exhibition last Friday. Her piece “Fondly familiar" was selected from thousands...

Clevedon: Get lost in time at McNicol Homestead

Tear the kids away from their iPads and plan a trip back in time to the McNicol Homestead Museum in Clevedon. The homestead provides a...

Love jazz and blues? Here’s the Good Oil

If you’re a fan of red wine and smooth tunes, you don’t want to miss this. It’s the first time Good Oil has performed at...

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...


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