This tag is associated with 60 posts

Stunning Line Up for 2010 National Jazz Festival

  Two international music legends, a new jazz fusion club, the premiere of a project marrying music to historic New Zealand film footage, and a tribute to “the greatest female jazz/pop singer of the 20th century” feature in the 48th National Jazz Festival in Tauranga in April 2010. The five-day event held over Easter from … Continue reading

New Zealands’s only international fashion design competition gains momentum

31 finalists from 10 countries have been announced for the 2010 iD Dunedin Emerging Designer Awards to be held on Thursday, 11 March 2010 at the Lion Foundation Arena, Edgar Stadium, Dunedin.  The iD Dunedin Emerging Designer Awards continues to gain international momentum with more than 120 entries received from 19 countries for the 2010 … Continue reading

Grab a Sax-Pack of Xmas Party Pleasure

Australian Multi-Instrumentalist Adam Page (winner Best Music and Best Solo Show at the 2009 New Zealand Fringe Festival, and collaborator with STRIKE in July 2009) is returning to Wellington, but this time he is bringing some friends… The Adelaide Sax Pack! Think about this… four world-class saxophonists, one huge quartet sound, stacks of the cheesiest … Continue reading

My daughter is a fashionista?

I was busy editing my Thorndon Fair video for my Video Blog TheSidestrip on Monday afternoon. When my  four years old daughter tap me on my left shoulder and she said: "Daddy I'm Beautiful?" I was surprised with her outfit – sunglass, necklace, bracelet and a fairy costume. I was laughing and I said to … Continue reading

A Day of Fair and Magic

For my weekly date with my family,We went to Thorndon Fair noted as being Wellington's Oldest, biggest,brightest and best street fair. The Thorndon Fair is traditionally an excellent opportunity for people to come along and purchase gifts for Christmas. The fair runs along Tinakori Road from Bowen Street to Harriet Street, and up Hill Street … Continue reading

Two In A Row!!

Two in a row !! Why? Firstly, I was nominated for the 4th Wellingtonista Awards for the Wellingtonian contribution to the Internet through my Video Blog Thesidestrip last November 30. Voting is still open from now through to midday on December 15th. Please Vote for me And  the Awards Ceremony, which will be at Mighty … Continue reading

Wear your Jandal

TODAY will take on a new meaning as Kiwis prepare to don their Jandals to support Surf Life Saving’s annual appeal day. National Jandal Day is set to make a big splash again this year as Kiwis all over New Zealand are urged to wear their jandals in support of Surf Life Saving. Collectors will … Continue reading

Spectacular line-up announced for iD Fashion Show

  The 2010 iD Dunedin Fashion Week will close in style as popular demand sees the iD Dunedin Fashion Show expand to two consecutive nights on Friday 12 March and Saturday 13 March 2010.   Now in its 11th year, this successful community event promises to bring together a spectacular line up of designers and … Continue reading

Nike and (RED) unite to leverage the power of sport to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa

On the day before World Aids day some of the world’s best footballers joined Bono at an announcement of the partnership between NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) and (RED). Didier Drogba (Chelsea), Joe Cole (Chelsea), Andrei Arshavin (Arsenal), Marco Materazzi (Inter Milan), Denilson (Arsenal), Lucas Neill (Everton), Clint Dempsey (Fulham) and Seol Ki-Hyeon (Fulham), came together in … Continue reading

Wellington Craft 2.0

This coming Thursday if your are not busy come to Wellington Craf t 2.0 at The NewDowse  in Lower Hutt, Wellington. Craft2.0 is Wellington's hottest and most fun fair devoted to all things crafty. According to to Sue Tyler, the creator of Craft 2.0, the event will put a little holiday cheers  in your life … Continue reading