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Meccano Show draws big crowds

Meccano Show draws big crowds

Hundreds of visitors turned out to see the many displays on show at the National…

March 20, 2021
Kāpiti raves for Gold Dust Woman

Kāpiti raves for Gold Dust Woman

The Gold Dust Woman Show had a good deal of hype leading up to the…

February 26, 2021
Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty Tribute in Kāpiti

Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty Tribute in Kāpiti

Seven Wonders Fleetwood Mac Showcase was formed in 2018. Through growth and determination has now…

February 16, 2021
Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry kicks of Mulled Wine Concerts

Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry kicks of Mulled Wine Concerts

Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry rodgerfoxbigband.com The Kāpiti Coast is home to many…

January 28, 2021
Album release show for Seaside Sloths

Album release show for Seaside Sloths

Sloth-themed band Seaside Sloths showcase their recent ‘Fear And Slothing In Sloth Vegas’ album live…

November 11, 2020
The songs of Bob Dylan heading for the Kāpiti Coast

The songs of Bob Dylan heading for the Kāpiti Coast

After two sell-out shows at Wellington’s Meow, the Capital’s Zimmermans are bringing their show celebrating…

October 22, 2020
Review of Kāpiti production Parihaka

Review of Kāpiti production Parihaka

‘Parihaka’ – A Kāpiti College Multi-Curricular Production Reviewed by Te Aniwaniwa Black. Kāpiti College’s multi-curricular…

March 15, 2020

Meccano Show draws big crowds

March 20, 2021

Hundreds of visitors turned out to see the many displays on show at the National Meccano Exhibition at the Waikanae Memorial Hall on Saturday. The show continues from 10am-4pm on Sunday. Organiser Reg Barlow says the event has been great for Kāpiti. “We have had great numbers coming through the door, many hundreds and we expect the same on day two. We have people exhibiting from Auckland,…

Kāpiti raves for Gold Dust Woman

February 26, 2021

The Gold Dust Woman Show had a good deal of hype leading up to the event last week in Kāpiti, so what was the verdict. Well a full crowd at Southwards went nuts for it. Singing (and many dancing) along to Stevie Nicks’ numbers well known to the audience. Fantastic, brilliant, wow…, you get the picture. These were comments from a hugely appreciative audience and the star…

Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty Tribute in Kāpiti

February 16, 2021

Seven Wonders Fleetwood Mac Showcase was formed in 2018. Through growth and determination has now evolved into the ultimate experience that is – Stevie Nicks Showcase ‘Gold Dust Woman’ with special guest Tom Petty Tribute. Inspired by her love of the songs and voice of Stevie Nicks, Rachel Williams turned her dreams into reality; emotionally attached by a life of struggle she has turned her Dust into…

Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry kicks of Mulled Wine Concerts

January 28, 2021

Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry rodgerfoxbigband.com The Kāpiti Coast is home to many people who love the sound of jazz, and most of them will be fans of New Zealand’s premier jazzman, Rodger Fox. Mulled Wine Concerts in Paekākāriki are kicking off their 2021 season with a hot summer’s Saturday night of jazz- featuring Rodger with his Jazz Ensemble and special guest singer, Erna Ferry.…

Album release show for Seaside Sloths

November 11, 2020

Sloth-themed band Seaside Sloths showcase their recent ‘Fear And Slothing In Sloth Vegas’ album live at the new Te Raukura performing arts centre on Friday December 4. Seaside Sloths are a cartoon hip-hop/dance band emerging from a self-described abstract hip-hop collective with a loyal following. A recent article on music.net.nz summed it up nicely…”With a second album in the works and a bunch of shows lined up…

The songs of Bob Dylan heading for the Kāpiti Coast

October 22, 2020

After two sell-out shows at Wellington’s Meow, the Capital’s Zimmermans are bringing their show celebrating the songs of Bob Dylan to the Kāpiti Coast. On November 21 the Zimmermans, who’ve had rave reviews for their Wellington gigs, will play their two-hour set at St Peter’s Hall, Paekākāriki. The Zimmermans are made up of musicians who’ve played with a number of well-known outfits including Sneaky Feelings, Let’s Planet,…

Review of Kāpiti production Parihaka

March 15, 2020

‘Parihaka’ – A Kāpiti College Multi-Curricular Production Reviewed by Te Aniwaniwa Black. Kāpiti College’s multi-curricular production ‘Parihaka,’ written by Paora Trim and Nicola Easthope, is a fictional account of real life events based on the invasion of Parihaka, November 5th, 1881 and also known as ‘Te Rā o te Pāhua’ or ‘The Day of Plunder.’ In the intimate ambience of the Coastlands Theatre, the first scene opens…

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