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Music and sunshine at the Hahei lawn charity concert

The best Saturday afternoon menu – Fantastic location, Phil Hart and ‘Dem Bones’ band with their superb music, Walnut and Fig food truck with a fine menu of food and drink, a great cause helping cancer sufferers locally, a generous host, Shaun Jackson, and of course the sun shone, mostly.
Poker Run

Twenty-two years of the Poker Run

What a great turn up of motor bikes, riders, friends and supporters to Mercury Bay Club, Whitianga on Saturday morning, 20 January for the 22nd annual Peninsula Poker Run organised by Peninsula Riderz Whitianga.
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At The Monkey House this BayJam Weekend

Celebrating the Coromandel’s finest with markets, music, and food. Whitianga will come alive on Sunday the 28th of January, with a variety of local music, artisanal food, and the charm of Mercury Bay cafes, bars & businesses.
Mick Harvey & Amanda Acevedo

International acts set to wow Whitianga at the Monkey House

A mega talented line up of international acts consisting of Rud Stewart, Mick Harvey and Amanda Acevedo, and Sassafras Bluegrass Band are set to headline and wow Whitianga music lovers at the Monkey House Lounge and Cabaret Bar the first weekend of February.

Dave Dobbyn and Elemenop – loved by the Coroglen Crowd

Sir Dave sang all his original well-loved songs – Slice of Heaven, You Oughta Be In Love, Loyal, Love You Like I Should, and the crowd of over 2,000 sang along – almost every single word of the lyrics they sang from memory. Dave Dobbyn, KNZM is 67. This Knight of the Realm didn’t miss a be…

Connected by search for meaning – Viktor and Stan

Victor Frankl is one of the great psychiatrists of the twentieth century. He survived the death camps of Nazi Germany. His little book, ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’ is ‘one of those life changing books that everyone should read.