Art & Entertainment

Choir members keep it casual

FOR Dean Addie, good ideas often come while partaking in a beer or two. One of those ideas came to fruition about eight years ago...

Brass bands to do battle

SOLO instrumental, ensembles and brass band performances will be presented at SIT Centrestage Theatre on Saturday, April 10. Hosted by the Ascot Park Hotel Brass...

From fantails to ferrets, local fauna on stage

THE animals of Fiordland are stirring. Fantails, morepork, silvereyes, kaka, rats, possums, bats and even the evil weasels, stoats and ferrets will take to the...

Chicks in the workplace

IN 1953, local woman Olga Sansom did something quietly revolutionary. She took the reins of the Southland Museum as its first female director. At the...

Lively play examines Samoan culture and love

THE live performance of Wild Dogs Under My Skirt celebrates and examines what it means to be a Samoan woman. Based on Tusiata Avia's provocative...

Capturing the collection

PEOPLE will get to have a behind-the-scenes look at the cataloguing process under way at Riverton's Te Hikoi Museum this weekend. Operations manager Karyn Owen...

Riverton hosts annual Easter Races

THE Riverton Racing Club is expecting a big crowd for its race meets on Easter Saturday and Monday with the long range weather forecast...

A Celtic celebration

JUST a spring and a skip away, lovers of Irish dancing will be entertained with the touring Celtica, in Invercargill on Sunday. Under the direction...

Weaving with purpose

COINCIDING with this year's Southland Heritage Month, senior artist and kaiwhatu (weaver) Wini Solomon's exhibition Te Rito is on display on Invercargill. The Senior Artist...

Repertory goes back in black

BLACKADDER is returning to the Invercargill stage. Production manager Phillie Holmes said ‘‘this is the largest-scale production Repertory Invercargill has produced for quite some time,...
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