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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...

Stage play based on Frame novel

Janet Frame's novel Owls Do Cry is being adapted into a stage play to premiere in the Oamaru Opera House in October. Renowned as one...

Reid’s farewell tour

Musician Nadia Reid is touring New Zealand one last time before moving to Britain. That tour includes a stop at The Manor, in Oamaru, on...

Paul Ubana Jones to perform

Award-winning musician Paul Ubana Jones is performing solo in Oamaru before flying out to Switzerland's St Moritz Jazz Festival. Jones has a gig at the...

An ethnic smorgasbord

Waitaki residents can eat their way around the world without leaving Oamaru. A new event to celebrate the district's growing mix of ethnicities is being...

Rock hounds see the big picture

Visitor's this year's Gemstone Jewellery and Craft Fair will be able to get a closer than ever look at the treasures on display. The North...

Country singer set to perform

Award-winning singer-songwriter Jenny Mitchell is winding up her national "Troubadour Tour" in Oamaru next Friday. Mitchell will perform at the Grainstore Gallery with special guest...
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