Entertainment News

Favourite comedian returns for 151st show

Comedian and television personality Te Radar will again compere the Warkworth A&P Lifestyle Show and says his enthusiasm for the event remains undiminished. Having grown up on a dairy and beef farm in the Waikato, Te Radar especially enjoys the cattle...... Read More

Equestrian set to thrill

More than 200 horses will compete in the 151st Warkworth A&P Lifestyle Show. Chief equestrian steward Genette Churches says it will be a packed weekend with seven rings operating on the first day (January 27) and four rings operating on the second day...... Read More

Don’t forget the toenails!

Children and teenagers with an interest in showing off their skills in handling cattle will have the perfect opportunity at the Warkworth A&P Lifestyle Show. Cattle steward Marjorie Blythen says the young handlers very often provide the most entertainment...... Read More

Modern bluegrass at Whangateau

American bluegrass quintet The Lonely Heartstring Band will perform at the Whangateau Hall on Monday, January 29. They will be appearing on the Folk Club programme straight from their appearance as international guests at the Auckland Folk Festival. The...... Read More

Fishing with Lions

Kids who fancy a go at fishing, but never get the chance, will have an opportunity to try their hand at landing a catch on Sunday, February 18, when Warkworth Lions hold their annual Take a Kid Fishing Day. Boats will leave Sandspit Wharf at 9am and...... Read More

Garden grooves on Kawau

If a laid-back summer’s afternoon of great music, good food and local wine sounds appealing, Kawau Island is the place to be on Saturday, February 17 for the fifth annual Music in the Gardens fundraiser. Three acts will take to the stage in the...... Read More

Trucks roar into Wellsford

The third Wellsford Lions Roaring Truck Show will be held at Centennial Park on Sunday, February 25, from 10am. Around 150 big rigs usually attend the event, with many truck companies bringing whole fleets of heavy vehicles to display. Entry is by...... Read More

Waipu rafts ready to race

There will be fun on the water and fierce competition when the annual Waipu River Raft Race is held at the Boat & Fishing Club, off Nova Scotia Drive, on Sunday, February 18. There will be three separate races – Open and Junior for 4-person rafts,...... Read More

Classics prepare for Mahurangi Regatta

More than 100 classic boats are expected to take part in the annual Mahurangi Regatta later this month. The event will be held at Sullivans Bay on January 27, starting at 9am with old-fashioned games on the beach including three-legged races and a...... Read More

Alternative healing at A&P show

Marilyn Stacey will demonstrate energy healing. Linda Shaw treats both people and animals. Certified Atua energy healing practitioner Marilyn Stacey will be among several alternative healthcare providers at the new Wellness Centre at the Warkworth...... Read More