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Thank F*@# it’s Friday with Janina Kuzma
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Quentin from Qfoto
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Quentin from Qfoto

ANNABEL WILSON catches up with photographer/NZSki.com snowcat driver Q Kenning for one of those enlightening chairlift conversations you can only have on the mountain. Then we tell you what’s ON this weekend in the 443 and beyond… So Q what’s your favourite thing about Friday? It’s Adventure Friday. The day I look forward to every week. If we opened your fridge, […]

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ON screen: Alpine movies and must-sees at the NZ Mountain Film Festival
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ON screen: Alpine movies and must-sees at the NZ Mountain Film Festival

In Central Otago, the mountains are our backdrop, our playground; sites of adventure, mystique and mana. The 2015 NZ Mountain Film Festival reflects the significance the alps hold in our national psyche. It also showcases the lure the call of the wild provides for intrepid explorers overseas. An international film competition provides the backbone for the programme, with the award winners and best films […]

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Stefi Luxton and a FREE mixtape
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Thank F*** it’s Friday with Stefi Luxton and a FREE mixtape

You know (or have heard of) mixtapes, the original analogue ones? They used to come into your life like a random surprise. Appeared sliding around in the footwell of your car, loaded with a twenty cent mixture of tunes you’d not heard before. They’d leave you, in the same way pens do, just as mysteriously as they arrived. Rock n rolling […]

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Gig Alert: Eb and Sparrow at the Crystal Palace
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Gig Alert: Eb and Sparrow at the Crystal Palace

Tonight Wellington based Eb and Sparrow take to the stage at the Crystal Palace for the second session in the Festival of Colour’s After Dark series. FREDA WELLS previews their sound and we’re super excited to get down to their rockabilly set! We have two tickets to the gig to give away – just go to our Facebook page to […]

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Exhibition alert: Cristina Popovici ‘I AM COLOUR’ @ Gallery 33
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Exhibition alert: Cristina Popovici ‘I AM COLOUR’ @ Gallery 33

Cristina Popovici’s paintings make movement out of colour; from her work you get the sense that colour was never meant for standing still. ‘I Am Colour’ is the latest exhibition from the Melbourne-based artist. With a palette inspired by the landscapes of New Zealand, it’s appropriate that it’s kicking off here tomorrow, at Wanaka’s Gallery 33, surrounded by landscapes have inspired artists, […]

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