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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 1
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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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ON the street: Light Up Wanaka community party 0
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ON the street: Light Up Wanaka community party

The Light Up Wanaka Street Festival is set to sizzle this Thursday 20th August, joining the Wanaka Night Markets to bring a fun-filled carnival to warm up the last days of winter. Lower Helwick Street will be open to pedestrians from 3pm. Festivities begin at 4pm with live music from homegrown talents the Tin Flowers followed by some DJ beats […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Arma del Amor’s Martine Harding 2
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Arma del Amor’s Martine Harding

Jordaine Wilson catches up with fifty percent of Arma Del Amor –  the talented singer/songwriter/life enthusiast Martine Harding as she talks about tonight’s release of their new EP, Backstreet Boys and what’s ON in the music scene this season. Then we tell you our recommendatiONs for an epic upcoming Wanaka weekend.  I understand you have been both a soloist and […]

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ON the catwalk: Dame Trelise Cooper to visit Wanaka for fashion show fundraiser 0
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ON the catwalk: Dame Trelise Cooper to visit Wanaka for fashion show fundraiser

New Zealand fashion identity Dame Trelise Cooper is to hold a fashion show in Wanaka for the first time as a fundraiser for the town’s planned hospice. Wanaka boutique women’s fashion store Escape Clothing and the Upper Clutha Hospice Trust are organising the inaugural Theatre of Fashion event featuring Trelise Cooper, with tickets going on sale today – July 17, […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with James Hay – craft beer brewer 0
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with James Hay – craft beer brewer

Nothing screams it’s time to crack into a cool new craft beer more than a sunny Friday afternoon. ANNABEL WILSON shared a frosty cold one with Wanaka beermaker James Hay of BEffect to talk synchronicity, scones and sweet adventures. Then we give you the chance to try his new beer Mojo Pin, we’re slinging another free mixtape your way AND […]

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