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The buskers are back

Stunts, juggling, uni-cycling and even contortion acts will turn the streets of Orewa into a performance showcase later this month.

Sculpture supports music

The private Kaipara sculpture park owned by entrepreneur Alan Gibbs will open its gates on Thursday March 23 in a fundraiser for music charity The New Zealand Music Foundation.

Mahurangi Summer Photo Competition winners announced

A candid shot of a swimmer in a pool has claimed the top prize in the Mahurangi Summer Photo Competition, jointly organised by TheCameraShop and Mahurangi Matters.  

Street showmanship in Warkworth

Warkworth shoppers are in for a treat on Saturday February 25.

Venison pies for field days

Venison mini pies flavoured with herbs and onion will be the wild food treat used to lure visitors to the Northland Regional Council’s marquee at Kaipara’s upcoming Northland Field Days on March 2 to 4.

Paintings show Coast in a new light

After more than 20 years as a professional artist, Robin Midgley of Orewa is about to hold his first solo exhibition at Estuary Arts Centre.

Ukulele classes unleash inner musician

Budding musicians are invited to join Absolute Beginners Ukulele classes in Warkworth, which start on February 15.

Pedalling science guru makes whistle-stop in Warkworth

Science enthusiast and storyteller David Klein is pedalling his way to Warkworth to perform his one man Tour de Science show on February 17.

Afrobeat pop line-up for Waitangi gig

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A top lineup of jazz, funk and soul musicians will bring their unique afrobeat pop to Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Waitangi Weekend, February 5.

Sydney, Paris and now Point Wells in white

They’ve done it in 70 cities throughout the world, from the Sydney Opera House to the Eiffel Tower, and on February 11, it will be Point Wells’ turn.

River setting for moonlight dine ‘n’ dance

Up to 500 people are expected to gather for the rare chance to dine and dance by the Warkworth waterfront, at the inaugural Riverside Dinner, next month.

Killer strings on Whangateau Hall stage

The Whangateau Hall will be the last stop on the national tour of Australian bluegrass band The Company, often described as “a killer bluegrass band”, on February 19.

Garden opera back at Jones Road by popular demand

The Auckland Opera Studio will hold an outdoor concert in the grounds of 144 Jones Road Omaha on Saturday February 25.

Competition winners

Congratulations to Celia Brown, of Hamilton, and Virginia Shimkute, of Snells Beach, who were the winners of The Stolen Island.

Matakana harvest festival

A Harvest Festival will be held at St Leonard’s Church, in Matakana

Food and wine festival cancelled

The Matakana Wine, Beer and Food festival scheduled for March 4 and 5 has been cancelled.

Ukulele classes unleash inner musician

Budding musicians are invited to join Absolute Beginners Ukulele classes in Warkworth, which start on February 15.

Pedalling science guru makes whistle-stop in Warkworth

Science enthusiast and storyteller David Klein is pedalling his way to Warkworth to perform his one man Tour de Science show on February 17.

Afrobeat pop line-up for Waitangi gig

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A top lineup of jazz, funk and soul musicians will bring their unique afrobeat pop to Leigh Sawmill Cafe on Waitangi Weekend, February 5.

Sydney, Paris and now Point Wells in white

They’ve done it in 70 cities throughout the world, from the Sydney Opera House to the Eiffel Tower, and on February 11, it will be Point Wells’ turn.

River setting for moonlight dine ‘n’ dance

Up to 500 people are expected to gather for the rare chance to dine and dance by the Warkworth waterfront, at the inaugural Riverside Dinner, next month.

Killer strings on Whangateau Hall stage

The Whangateau Hall will be the last stop on the national tour of Australian bluegrass band The Company, often described as “a killer bluegrass band”, on February 19.

Garden opera back at Jones Road by popular demand

The Auckland Opera Studio will hold an outdoor concert in the grounds of 144 Jones Road Omaha on Saturday February 25.
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