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Whangarei Heads hosts art trail

More than 40 artists are taking part in the Whangarei Heads Arts Trail on Easter weekend, April 15 and 16.

Topp Twins get closer on tour

The Topp Twins shared a womb so travelling in a small red shed on wheels for their national tour will be roomy, jokes Jools Topp.

Intimacy and power at jazz night

A diverse range of experience in musical ensembles from the Roger Fox Big Band to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is coming to town.

Concert celebrates Warkworth Town Hall revamp

A masterpiece by Handel will be performed by two groups of singers at Warkworth Town Hall to celebrate the venue’s reopening after renovations.

Cinema returns to Warkworth Town Hall

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Open-Air Cinema director Urs Bauer, of Kaipara Flats, is organising a four-day festival at the Warkworth Town Hall from June 1 to 4.

Creative Matakana in May

Creative workshops with everything from painting to storytelling are on offer in Matakana this May.

Storytellers welcome winter

St Leonard’s Anglican Church in Matakana is marking the start of the cooler weather with a night of storytelling later this month.

Try your hand at painting on silk

The ancient art of painting on silk was something that Warkworth artist Kerry Cline turned to when she was suffering from depression.

School holiday masterpieces to be made

There is a wide range of options at Estuary Arts Centre’s school holiday programme that could make this your children’s most creative school holidays yet.

Eggs among the sculptures

The Easter bunny is visiting Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens on Easter Sunday.

Constructive fun at libraries

Auckland Libraries school holiday theme for this Easter is Construction Wizards.

Church in tip top shape after half a century

Around 200 people are expected to gather to celebrate the 50th Jubilee of the Orewa Seventh-day Adventist Church this month.

Constructive fun at libraries

Auckland Libraries school holiday theme for this Easter is Construction Wizards.

Antiques support arts hub

An Antiques Fair at Matakana School on Easter weekend will raise money for the school’s new arts hub.

Carnival fun to raise funds for new classroom furniture

The Leigh School Carnival on Easter Sunday marks the beginning of the primary school’s new innovative learning environment.

Early appeal for late day out

Calling all local bands, dancers and musicians

Stitchers show handiwork in Silverdale

The arrival of grandchildren appears to be a common thread in inspiring women to take up quilting.

Taking cues from the Coast

Together, Hilary Campbell and Jasper Boer have watched many an Orewa sunrise.

Intrigued by the sea

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The tin shed in Red Beach that Ray McTeigue uses as an art studio provides just enough space for him to stand at an easel.

Love Spud defy ageist odds

Mahurangi band Love Spud’s first album, Shoddy Rotten Dream, shot to No 6 in the NZ Album Charts in March, despite the odds being stacked against them.

Meeters and greeters needed

Warkworth Museum is running short of people to run its reception area, and is desperately seeking volunteers.

Recipe round up for cookbook

A group of local mums is appealing for favourite family recipes for a new community cookbook showcasing the Matakana region.

Easter egg hunt in sculpture gardens

The Easter Bunny is visiting Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens on Easter Sunday.
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