Entertainment News

Dining with the 3D twist

Snowplanet has added some story telling magic to its 7Summits dining experience, bringing in the latest 3D technology. Restaurant manager Nigel Stewart says that its animated show ‘3D Dining with Gaston’ is unique in Australasia. The restaurant...... Read More

College text comes to life

A play which still features on many college English curriculums – Arthur Miller’s The Crucible – can be seen live at Centrestage Theatre in Orewa next month. Centrestage has already received book bookings from two local colleges. The...... Read More

Showcase of local talent for play month

Warkworth Theatre Group will present Cornucopia – six short New Zealand plays in a single show – to celebrate New Zealand Play Month. Three of the plays, The Letter, Lost Soul and Frozen, are written by local writers. The Letter, a comedy...... Read More

Brass enthusiasts and lovers of harp music can look forward

A rare chance to view exquisitely made clothing and linens dating back to the late 1700s is being offered by Warkworth District Museum at its next Tea & Talk event on Tuesday, August 28. The museum has a substantial, and nationally important, textile...... Read More

Unlikely combination delights

Brass enthusiasts and lovers of harp music can look forward to hearing an innovative new ensemble in Warkworth. Parp! comprises trombonist Peter Maunder and harpist Ingrid Bauer. Warkworth Music spokesperson Lisa Outwin says although harp and trombone...... Read More

McGlashan back at Sawmill

One of New Zealand’s favourite singer-songwriters, Don McGlashan, returns to the Leigh Sawmill Café as part of a 17-date national solo tour on Friday, September 14. The Free Flight tour is being billed as a series of intimate shows in...... Read More

Classic film returns to the big screen

The classic spaghetti western A Fistful of Dollars will be the feature film for the Kowhai Festival Movie Night. The film will be projected on to the biggest screen in New Zealand at Shoesmith Domain, Warkworth, on Friday, October 26, at 8pm. The...... Read More

Moore to Lucy than park

Lucy Moore is probably little more than the name of a park to many local residents, but organisers of a talk this month aim to expand the perception of a Warkworth woman who was a leading scientist of her time. Dr Lucy Beatrice Moore was born in Warkworth...... Read More

Hands-on display by busy craft group

A range of different crafts will be on show in Mangawhai on Saturday, August 18, for the first Busy Hands Craft Display at Christ the King Church in Molesworth Drive. The show will feature items and works made by the C+K Community Craft Group, which...... Read More

Winter Wonderland Ball set to celebrate school spirit

The tradition of a ball to bring together the community, staff and parents of Warkworth School is being revived this month, with the Bayleys Winter Wonderland Ball at the Town Hall on Saturday, August 18. However, this will be no ordinary school fundraiser....... Read More