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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Robbie McCulloch 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Robbie McCulloch

Hello Friday. Hello long weekend. If you’re in Wellington, ONmag recommends you drop in to the Ministry of Food this afternoon to hear Robbie McColloch play a live acoustic set while you sip cocktails and unwind. Originally from Lower Hutt, Robbie is a Wellingtonian who has also made a name for himself in the Wanaka music scene. Having lived down south […]

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Gig Alert: The Funk Hunters return to Splore 3
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Gig Alert: The Funk Hunters return to Splore

The second in our series of Splore previews: ANNABEL WILSON catches up with Dunks from The Funk Hunters as the funkiest mash-up duo on the planet jetset to NZ. Canadian go-getters who are known for sets that bring smiles to thousands and a spring to your step, DO NOT MISS these guys at Splore 2016. What are you most looking […]

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Five reasONs to love… Kate Tempest 0
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Five reasONs to love… Kate Tempest

Liz Breslin caught Kate Tempest‘s Auckland show at The King’s Arms recently. Here she shares five reasons to love the award-winning hip hop poet extraordinaire.  1. Because she’s polarising and you’ve got to make up your own mind.  Winner of the Ted Hughes Award, Mercury Prize nominee, and yet, in some circles, not a proper poet.  She’s hit out at […]

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Five reasONs you should listen to Kurt Vile 0
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Five reasONs you should listen to Kurt Vile

TANIA GRIEVE caught Phily-based indie rocker Kurt Vile at The Sherwood recently and shares the skinny on why he’s totally ON form. 1. His new album is awesome. Recently released “B’lieve I’m goin down” is stacked with catchy, punchy songs and has been welcomed with rave reviews from the likes of Pitchfork, Spin and The Guardian. You’ll have it on repeat before […]

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Gig Alert: Solo Mio’s last NZ tour for two years 0
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Gig Alert: Solo Mio’s last NZ tour for two years

O sole, O sole mio, sta nfronte a te, sta nfronte a te! Sol3 Mio announced at their sold out Christmas In The Vines shows over the weekend that they will be returning to Auckland and Christchurch in the new year, adding two new dates to their “On Another Note” album tour. The trio will play Auckland ’s Vector Arena on Friday 11 March, […]

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Gig Alert: It’s all coming back – Leftfield to headline Splore 4
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Gig Alert: It’s all coming back – Leftfield to headline Splore

ANNABEL WILSON previews the first of a series of must-see acts at Splore 2016.  A bit of a latecomer, I first heard Leftfield on a rainy day in Christchurch, 1996. My friend had just got her driver’s license and a second hand Honda Civic. We saw Trainspotting at Hoyts 8 and as we bunny-hopped our way back down Moorhouse Ave, […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with the boyz from R&A 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with the boyz from R&A

  The jolly season is coming in hot and we know what that means: a shit tonne of vitamin D soaking, sinking alcoholic bevvies (especially on weeknights) and the ever looming question of “how am I going to welcome in 2016?”. Luckily for those of us who call paradise home, it’s just a wee mission down the road to the hottest festival the […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday and a giveaway with Anna Coddington 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday and a giveaway with Anna Coddington

Welcome to the weekend. Time to shake off the week and wind into that Friday night vibe. ANNABEL WILSON had a chat with Anna Coddington who is in Wanaka with LIPS for their NZ tour. Catch them at Gin and Raspberry this Sunday. Read ON to find out more about what floats Anna’s boat and what’s ON this week in the […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Beau James Wells 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Beau James Wells

Jordaine Wilson has a chat with freeskiing legend and recent Winter Games superstar Beau James Wells on what’s in his fridge and what he’s up to on a fine old Friday. Then we drop some hints about what’s ON this weekend. If we raided your fridge, what would we find? Obviously lots of bacon. What’s the best thing about Wanaka? […]

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Thank F*@# it’s Friday with Janina Kuzma 1
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Thank F*@# it’s Friday with Janina Kuzma

ANNABEL WILSON hangs out in The Wax Room with freeskier Janina Kuzma on the eve of the Winter Games 2015 and discovers what’s ON her mind and what’s in her ski pants pocket. Then we tell you what’s ON in the 443 and beyond this weekend. What’s happening in your world at the moment ? The Winter Games are about to […]

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