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12 years on the road playing gigs

Canadian songwriter Scott Cook has been living out of a van or a backpack for the past 12 years, playing more than 130 shows...

Family day at North End

Christmas cheer is coming to Oamaru's North End. A family day out will be held this Sunday at Roberts Park, on the corner of Thames...

Stand-up comedian bringing his brand of humour South

Guy Williams has an affinity for the regions. The comedian is well-known for travelling to smaller centres in the country and telling stories not always...

Mr Red Light a triumph

Mr Red Light, written by Carl Bland, directed by Carl Bland and Ben Crowder of Nightsong, Oamaru Opera House, Friday, October 11. Reviewed by Sally...

Wonderful, ridiculous, feel-good show

``Aunty'' Written and performed by Johanna Cosgrove Kurow Memorial Hall Tuesday, October 8 Reviewed by Sally Brooker This show lives up to its billing as an outrageous, award-winning, one-woman...

‘Aunty’ gets ready for retirement

You will recognise Johanna Cosgrove when she takes the stage during the Waitaki Arts Festival. She will embody everyone's female relatives in her one-woman comedy...

Play investigates a common humanity

The meaning of life is found in a pie shop in a Waitaki Arts Festival play. Mr Red Light is on stage at the Oamaru...

Germanic flavour

Dunedin four-piece band Die Musikband will make its first Oamaru appearance at the Settler Theatre later this month, celebrating the release of debut EP...

‘Owls Do Cry’ to debut on stage

Janet Frame's novel Owls Do Cry has never been adapted for the stage. But that's about to change, with a performance based on the...

Forrester Gallery displays Burns exhibition online

Oamaru's Forrester Gallery has gone virtual for one of its biggest annual exhibitions. The 1882 Heritage New Zealand Category 1 building in lower Thames St...

Davies to be remembered with Oamaru Library poetry reading

Waitaki poet Waiata Dawn Davies will be honoured in the Oamaru Library this afternoon for National Poetry Day. Davies, who died on July 19, was...

Second arts festival ready to take off

The inaugural Waitaki Arts Festival in 2017 was always going to be a hard act to follow. This year's programme promises to be as good...

Community Ride to Wellbeing

Two events are being held in Waitaki next month to raise awareness of mental health issues and mobilise local efforts in support of mental...

Albion set to celebrate centenary

The Albion Cricket Club is 100 not out. In October, it will celebrate 100 years since it formed as a Saturday cricket club, based in...

Dolls inspired by ‘Lion King’

You can watch The Lion King at the movies or on stage – and now you can see selected characters in cloth doll form...
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