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Promoting art as stress therapy

Riversdale Arts committee member Crosbie Grieve hopes to see more people take up art as a hobby. As an amateur water colour artist he used...

Ready for bright lights of Chicago

Craig Wadsworth is ready to dazzle the audience in the musical Chicago this week. Wadsworth said the crowd could expect a fast-paced show with good...

Rouseabouts at poetry day

A special treat will be in store for those attending the Southern Districts Arts Trust annual poetry day. The Rouseabouts, who were seen on Country...

Enjoying the challenge

Don't stop musician Dominic Warren, because he's having a good time performing in Showtime Australia's Queen: It's a Kinda Magic He will portray lead singer...

Fun times to be had embodying antagonist

They say in show business you should never work with children or animals, but Elizabeth Flatt is enjoying doing both. The Gore resident will take...

Win tickets to Neil Diamond tribute show

Zac Coombs has been enjoying Neil Diamond's music since he was 6. Three decades later, the 36-year-old is taking on the role of Diamond in...

Waimumu exhibition popular

Over a decade ago, an artist looking for a place to exhibit decided to take matters into her own hands. Now she oversees an event...

Musical father and daughter both finalists

Two homegrown talents are finalists for the 40th MLT Songwriting Award, which will be held in Gore in June. The award showcases unrecorded country songs...

Leftover piping leads to ‘Piper’ the PVC pooch

A Tapanui artist has brought her pipe dream to life after 80 hours of hard work. Kirstie Savigny, who sculpts animals using PVC pipe, created...

Shakespeare celebrated

Menzies College pupils donned Elizabethan costumes to celebrate Shakespeare last week. Teacher Lucy McKelvie said the Shakespearean feast was a positive way for pupils to...
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