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Prize-winning Pianist for Waikanae

Prize-winning Pianist for Waikanae

Young Christchurch pianist, Lixin Zhang, due to perform for the Waikanae Music Society on Sunday…

July 18, 2021
Club Vista and RSA AGM

Club Vista and RSA AGM

Level 1 is back and so is Club Vista!!This Sunday is the AGMS for Paraparaumu Memorial…

June 29, 2021
Māoriland Presents Anika Moa – New Date

Māoriland Presents Anika Moa – New Date

E te iwi, this is a reminder that due to ill health, Anika Moa was…

June 7, 2021
Russian Opera Star visits Kāpiti

Russian Opera Star visits Kāpiti

Russian opera singer Olga Shanina’s first concert at Southward’s Theatre will be a memorable evening…

June 7, 2021
Kāpiti gets The Jac Jazz

Kāpiti gets The Jac Jazz

Music Critic Simon Sweetman says of The Jac concert “The Jac continues to go from…

May 30, 2021
Kāpiti Chorale and Brass Band join forces

Kāpiti Chorale and Brass Band join forces

The Kāpiti Chorale and the Kāpiti Brass band joined forces recently for a magnificent concert…

May 12, 2021
Music Marathon for Kāpiti

Music Marathon for Kāpiti

MAY 15 AT 2 PM UTC+12 – MAY 16 AT 7 PM UTC+12 Local Scene…

May 10, 2021

Prize-winning Pianist for Waikanae

July 18, 2021

Young Christchurch pianist, Lixin Zhang, due to perform for the Waikanae Music Society on Sunday 1 August, has just won the Silver Medal in the prestigious Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Piano Competition in the United States.  Based in Salt Lake City, the competition is the second most important piano competition in the United States and has launched the careers of many outstanding international performers. Because of…

Club Vista and RSA AGM

June 29, 2021

Level 1 is back and so is Club Vista!!This Sunday is the AGMS for Paraparaumu Memorial RSA commencing at 9-30am, and Club Vista at 10-30am. 32 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach  Please make sure you attend your AGM and help ensure there is a quorum for each meeting.  If you are attending the RSA meeting at9-30am please stay on for the Club Vista AGM at 10-30am.The remit regarding the proposal to sell the tenancies on Maclean Street…

Māoriland Presents Anika Moa – New Date

June 7, 2021

E te iwi, this is a reminder that due to ill health, Anika Moa was unable to join us for her show scheduled for this week at the Māoriland Hub. The event date has been postponed to Saturday August 7, 2021 at Māoriland Hub. The team from iTICKET have contacted existing ticket holders, all of whom have been transferred to the new date. If you have not…

Russian Opera Star visits Kāpiti

June 7, 2021

Russian opera singer Olga Shanina’s first concert at Southward’s Theatre will be a memorable evening for lovers of fine singing.   The international star is brought to Kāpiti by Tricia and Stewart Macpherson of the Stetson Group. They heard her in a recital in Palmerston North recently and decided that Kāpiti deserved to hear this fabulous voice. “We were blown away by her performance and when we offered…

Kāpiti gets The Jac Jazz

May 30, 2021

Music Critic Simon Sweetman says of The Jac concert “The Jac continues to go from strength to strength…the collision, the collaboration, the combination intoxicating. This was a wonderful show.” And now it is Kāpiti’s turn to experience top quality Jazz from seasoned performers The Jac at their concert on June 5 at Te Raukura ki Kāpiti, Sir Jon Trimmer Theatre. The Jac, is embarking on an 11-date tour and…

Kāpiti Chorale and Brass Band join forces

May 12, 2021

The Kāpiti Chorale and the Kāpiti Brass band joined forces recently for a magnificent concert featuring composers from around the world. The centrepiece was John Rutter’s beautiful- and tricky- ‘Gloria’. Other audience favourites were David Waggoner’s ‘Hodie’ and ‘I am not Yours’ by New Zealander Childs.   The  band solo of ‘All in the April Evening’ was echoed by the gentleness of ‘A Seal Lullaby’ and the sadness…

Music Marathon for Kāpiti

May 10, 2021

MAY 15 AT 2 PM UTC+12 – MAY 16 AT 7 PM UTC+12 Local Scene Music Marathon! The Local Scene Kāpiti, are hosting a Music Marathon on the weekend of May 15-16 starting at 2pm Tickets: www.facebook.com/thelocalscenekapitiPublic  Pre Sales $10. (arriving early next week) Door Sales $15. Some awesome talent on display as listed below: Saturday2-3pm City Square3-3.30pm Dave Lewis3.30-4.30pm Panacea4.30-5.30pm The AJ Crawshaw Band5.30-6.30pm Oh Sweet Nothings6.30-7.00pm The…

Directions in Jazz: West Coast/Cool Jazz

May 10, 2021

FRIDAY AT 7 PM UTC+12; St Peters Village Hall, Paekākāriki Recently returned from 20 years performing abroad, award-winning pianist Duncan Haynes presents Directions in Jazz, a series of concerts celebrating the joy of improvisation, each one showcasing a different flavour of the music we call jazz. May 2021 puts the focus on Hard Bop and West Coast/Cool Jazz. Both feature killing bands with decades of international experience…

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…

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