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See what Tonga can do - 191 | Regional News

See what Tonga can do

A new Kiwi film is coming to theatres on March 23rd. Based on a true story, rugby superfan Maka hopes to attend the Tonga versus France match in Wellington but misses out on ticket sales. What ensues is a hilarious and uplifting story of Tongan ingenuity.

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And Out of the Void Came Love - 191 | Regional News

And Out of the Void Came Love

A broken wrist, a pandemic, a baby… It’s been a strange seven years for pianist and singer-songwriter Finn Andrews, and he’s got a new double LP to show for it. The Veils have just released and will soon tour …And Out of the Void Came Love.

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Heartbreak and healing - 191 | Regional News

Heartbreak and healing

World-renowned poet Rupi Kaur will take the Opera House stage on the 23rd of March for an all-new spoken word poetry experience.

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At the crossroads - 191 | Regional News

At the crossroads

Reuben Paterson has been creating a beautiful world of glitter, colour, and intersectionality for over 25 years. Now, he is holding his largest exhibition ever at City Gallery Wellington.

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Broadway! Bellies! Bums! - 191 | Regional News

Broadway! Bellies! Bums!

Celia Macdonald is bringing A Fat Girl’s Cry, a curvaceous celebration of body positive diversity, to BATS Theatre this month.

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Every athlete is an artist - 191 | Regional News

Every athlete is an artist

In 2020 Wellingtonian Zakea Page won the Winter Youth Olympic Games medal design competition and did a live painting performance at the opening ceremony. This year he is part of the judges panel, while his film about his experience is winning awards in the international festival circuit.

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