Articles Categorized: Lifestyle

Nothing beats home-grown garlic

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How do you know when you’ve truly become bona-fide vegetable gardener? I wonder if it’s when you can’t imagine buying a particular plant from the…

Tree felling inspires exhibition

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A NEW exhibition coming to Taneatua Gallery features the work of South Island artist A.R. Newbery. Newbery’s new series of paintings, Tree Feller, is inspired…

Film-making workshops

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Young Eastern Bay film-makers have the opportunity to learn and hone their craft with school holiday workshops on offer in Tauranga. The workshops aim to…

High note

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Whakatane musician Tom Bayliss won the Wendon Cup for Senior Soloist at the Matamata Festival of Music last weekend. Bayliss, representing Rotorua Symphonic Band, played…

Prolific blooming sweet peas

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Sweet peas, with their rich colours and heady perfume, are high on the planting list each year. They’re one of the most prized annuals for…

Boost for Tarawera theatre tour

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FULL Swing Productions, a theatre company formed by Tarawera High School, is fundraising for its first tour. Drama teacher Antony Pritchard said students would perform…

History transformed in actioner

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  AS far as action movie franchises go, the Transformers series is probably the lowest common denominator of lowest common denominator films. But with director…

The show goes on…

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Stage Door performing arts academy students Cayla Jeffray, Alex Robbie, Hazel McAnulty, Rachel Gerritsen, Jess Burke and Julianna Townsend will feature in a musical theatre…

Bird show full of colour and song

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MORE than 600 budgies, finches, canaries and other animals of feathered finery were on display at the Whakatane Bird Club annual bird show at the…