Mana Wahine / Okareka Dance Company

When I was a student at Auckland University (more than 20 years ago) our orchestra was invited to perform Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ live with the Douglas Wright Dance Company at the Wellington International Festival of the Arts. One of the things I remember about that time is that there genuinely seemed to be more heroes for kids […]

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Neil Finn / Dizzy Heights Showcases

I should perhaps have posted about this before I left – but there’s more to talk about now  I’ve actually done it… I’ve just returned from a pretty extraordinary trip to the USA and England, showcasing Neil Finn’s new album – Dizzy Heights (which can be pre-ordered here). This photo was taken by Frank Donnelly […]

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