Art explores cultural identity and sexuality

Bildungsroman is a rather unusual title for a first solo exhibition at Uxbridge, Malcolm Smith Gallery. Areez Katki says he likes the sound of it. “I’ve...

Howick’s blue artwork makes a stand

Something big, bright and blue has popped up in a popular Howick reserve and has received mixed reactions from the community. Just before Christmas, Howick’s...

Santa Claus is coming along riding on his sleigh

With only 15 sleeps to the Howick Santa Parade on Sunday December 9, the excitement is mounting. As Bo Burns - who has taken over...

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...

Rocking Diwali celebration

From tongue-tingling South Indian cuisine to henna tattoos, fancy footwork with some cool Bollywood and hip hop moves, more than 100 people had a...

Jaye’s Dance Troupes take home gold

A local dance troupe is revelling in the success of their recent trip to compete in the Aussie Gold International Championships. Jaye’s Dance Senior Troupe...

Blaise takes the stage in Shortland Street the Musical

When born and bred Howickian, Blaise Clotworthy was 10-years-old, he told his grandmother he one day wanted to be paid to tap dance. Now 15...

A Day in India – Diwali Celebrations

Everyone’s invited to the Diwali celebrations being held at Uxbridge Arts and Culture in Howick on Saturday 3 November. “A Day in India” is a...

Pitch perfect and powerful voices

The audience at Divas and Divos, Operatunity’s Daytime Concert at St Columba Church were treated to some of the best operatic voices in the...

Farewell exhibition for local artist Tony Clarke

After 16 years spent teaching hundreds of students and staging numerous student exhibitions from his Pakuranga studio, Tony Clarke is on the move. To mark...


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