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Posts Tagged ‘ performing arts ’

Te Auaha theatres providing creative spaces for Wellington performances

May 1st, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Comedy Fest shows, musical events and more planned to be held in Te Auaha’s theatre spaces



Trust has $6000 up for grabs for children in capital’s Eastern Ward

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are missing out on scholarships by not applying to a local charitable trust.



CubaDupa crowds dance in the rain

Mar 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

In the spirit of the street, Cuba crowds flocked in the rain to Wellington’s new festival. NEWSWIRE TEAM captures the vibe.



Māori see future careers in performing arts

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.



WATCH: Whitireia flash-mob haka hits Singapore

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Performers end their wānanga to Taiwan with Ka Mate to the surprise of airport travellers.



Double accolade in Taiwan

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

Whitireia Polytech’s Maori performing art opens show for final event of Nan Ying International Folklore Festival. MATTHEW LAU reports.



WATCH: Whitireia group earn Taiwan honour

Oct 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Performers chosen to end Nan-Ying Cultural Festival opening ceremony.



Performer helps people find their “presence” in capital workshop

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

FINN RAINGER talks to Bert van Dijk about his performance workshop next month and his vision for the future.



Whitireia performers warm up for cultural tour to Taiwan festival

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Nan Ying Folk Festival is the destination next week for the annual Whitireia Performing Arts Wananga. In the final stages of preparations, the degree students visited Karori West Normal School and wowed hundreds of students. MATTHEW LAU, who will be reporting on the tour, was at Karori.



Grease lovers hopelessly devoted to musical theatre

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

MATTHEW LAU goes backstage to meet the cast of the show and tell their stories in words and photo essay.



PHOTO ESSAY: Going backstage at Grease, the musical

Jul 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Picture story, Student Features

NewsWire reporter MATTHEW LAU spent the day behind the scenes of Wellington Musical Theatre’s production of Grease.



Sharing Maori culture through the song and dance of kapa haka

May 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Many people have found that the way to Maori culture’s heart is through its song and dance. NATASHA THYNE reports.



Cliff Curtis says be ready for opportunity

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

NEW ZEALAND actor and international star Cliff Curtis says it’s important to maintain your integrity and be ready for your opportunity. Cliff Curtis has worked with Hollywood bigwigs like Martin Scorsese, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger and he was in Wellington this week to inspire local film and performing arts students.



Top Whitireia dance teacher leaves her treasure of 21 years

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Gaylene Sciascia talks to KATIE McALISTER about her 21 years as a dance teacher at Whitireia.



Art bridges the distance between Maori and Somali cultures

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

The role of tangata whenua is being ignored when welcoming new migrants, reports NICOLE BENNIK.



Cuba St goes red & black for earthquake fund

Mar 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whitireia students perform on Cuba Mall for Christchurch.



Builder at heart of polytech’s city empire

May 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua-headquartered Whitireia firms up presence in the capital.



Wellington Girls’ College wins stage contest

Jul 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

‘Heavy topic’ performance by college wins Stage Challenge competition.