Taranaki gardeners are a friendly lot - 116 of them are welcoming visitors this festival season.
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Richard Ponder is hoping he can live up to the bar that was set by his twin brother.
Hawera's Opera House saw many great entertainers 100 years ago.
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"By this stage you should find yourself reaching for your air guitar."
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Taranaki waves are calling some top New Zealand talent.
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"That's the wonderful thing about music - it is a universal language."
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Lemons have a special place in Nicola Findlay's heart, her tree was planted over the family dog.
Artists from Brazil, Jamaica, South Africa and Spain are coming to New Zealand for a rip-roaring three day music festival.
Celtic Illusion is magic and Irish dance all rolled into one.
"This was a wonderful display of the contrasting colours of the instruments, expressively flexible phrasing and superb control of dynamics."
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"The actors from West Coast Theatre displayed a raw talent that was channelled into a refined performance."