Art & Entertainment

Moana’s southern connection

THIS year's Southland Festival of the Arts will be launched by a legendary New Zealand performer. And for Moana Maniapoto, the trip south is...

Arts Festival line-up out now

THE Southland Festival of the Arts programme has been announced, with brochures popping up at a variety of outlets throughout the region during the...

Big birthday bash for entertainers

EXPECT big names, big sound and big celebrations at the 30th anniversary of the ILT Southland Entertainment Awards show on March 30. Hosted by the...

Top of the pops

THE Modern Maori Quartet and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) are throwing a party and the good news is we're all invited. Maaka Pohatu,...

Stage show a fusion of genres

FEATURING dance, magic, illusion and music, stage show Celtic Illusion is no one-trick pony. The family-friendly show features a fusion of Irish dance. Director and executive producer...

Prentice honoured with Benny Award

SUZANNE Prentice is Southland music royalty and this month she received one of New Zealand's highest entertainment honours, the Variety Artists Club Benny Award...

Gang Show back after 23 years

AFTER a 23-year silence the curtain will rise again on the Southland Gang Show next week. The variety show, traditionally performed by Southland members of...

Navy’s history heads to the stage

IT'S the Royal New Zealand Navy's (RNZN) 75th anniversary this year – and the whole country is being given the opportunity to celebrate. Operation Neptune...

Bellingham guest at basilica luncheon

THE role of church choirs and congregational singing will be discussed at a special luncheon in Invercargill next weekend. The function was a fundraiser for choir gallery...

NZSO gets into the swing of spring

TRUMPETS will herald the arrival of spring when the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) rolls into town next week. The orchestra is teaming up with...
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