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Arts students put on epic show

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AUDIENCES at a Whakatane High School Arts Showcase were entertained with a huge variety of performances at the two shows last week. From a well-rehearsed…

Hillbilly heist a whole heap of fun

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Logan Lucky Action comedy; Cert M, contains offensive language; 1hr 59mins Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Daniel Craig and Katie Holmes Director: Steven…

Long-awaited epic a rush job

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The Dark Tower Fantasy; Cert M, contains violence; 1hr 35mins Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor and Abby Lee Director: Nikolaj Arcel WATCHING The…

Sculpting with petals

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HYDRANGEA-inspired pieces currently being produced by Whakatane sculptor Pam Mossman are garnering plenty of attention. Pam says the concept for the ornamental pieces, ornately formed…

Tokyo Swallows! Hai! Hai!

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OKAY, the first thing you need to know is that “Hai!” means “Yes!” in Japanese. The exclamation point is very important because it’s not “Hai.”…

Sons of Zion celebrate EP release

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SONS of Zion are back on the road this winter and coming to Whakatane. The tour follows the recent release of their latest EP, The…

Opera in the domain

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TICKETS go on sale on Monday for Sol3 Mio’s summer tour. Included in the eight-date schedule is a visit to the Wharepai Domain in Tauranga…

Prepare to be Nuked

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DON’T miss The Nukes at Whakatane Intermediate School tonight. The west Auckland ukulele trio have returned to the Eastern Bay after impressing audiences at Opotiki’s…

Stage show prop heavy

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A MONSTROUS carnivorous plant will take centre stage when Little Shop of Horrors comes to Whakatane theatre audiences next week. The musical – a horror-comedy…