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Nukes visit Warkworth

The Nukes Ukulele trio The Nukes will run workshops at the Warkworth Town Hall on Sunday, November 1, for all interested in getting together to play music. There will be three workshop sessions covering singing, ukulele playing and performance. The...... Read More

Plenty on offer at art show

Kowhai Art & Craft members with some of the art that will be on display at the Art-full weekend. From left, Barry Lee, Kerry Bradbury, Charles Anderson, Miriam Cutforth, Margaret Wright and Mave Halligan. The Kowhai Art & Craft Society will host the...... Read More

Show set to bring some cheer after a difficult year

At the beach in Warkworth Frivolities. Back row, Mark Woods, Gavin Lewis and Dave Morgan. Front row, Amelia Meineke, Lee-Anne Scarth and Dave Walker. Warkworth Theatre Group will put a gloomy year behind us with Warkworth Frivolities of 2020. The...... Read More

Mahurangi art studios open to all

Around 30 local artists will again be opening their studios to share their working practices and artworks as part of Mahurangi Artist’s Studio Trail 2020. Over two weekends in October, art lovers are invited to visit studios around Mahurangi. They...... Read More

Comedy night at Salty Dog

Snells Beach Kindergarten will host its annual comedy night fundraiser at the Salty Dog Inn, Snells Beach, on Saturday, October 24 at 7.30pm. It’s the third year the kindergarten has run a comedy night. This year’s event will feature the...... Read More

Peninsula thespians re-live Players’ best years

Former members of the Peninsula Players are inviting the public to take a stroll down memory lane on October 4 and re-live some of the highlights of the theatre company’s best years. They have organised an afternoon at Whangaparaoa Library which...... Read More

Bright bold show for children

More than 40 giant glow-in-the-dark puppets will transport children and adults alike to an undersea world in next week’s Te Moana Glow Show in Orewa. The time is certainly right for a bit of escapism, and Glow Show creative director Sarah Burren...... Read More

Night markets launched

Maja Pedovic Moors’ Ma’Keto Kitchen will be one of the stalls at the new markets. Merchants of Te Hana and Wellsford will soon have a place to sell their wares, with the launch of the two new night markets. The first night market will be...... Read More

NZTrio to perform in Warkworth

New Zealand ensemble NZTrio will present InterFusions – a wide ranging programme of classical and contemporary music – at the Warkworth Town Hall on Sunday, October 11. The programme begins with Beethoven’s powerful and foreboding...... Read More

Toys from an era before batteries

Rose Reid beside a cabinet of Sindy dolls. It will be a trip down memory lane for visitors to the Albertland Museum in Wellsford during a special exhibition celebrating toys of yesteryear. The exhibition opens this week for the start of the school...... Read More