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Take one Tiny Thing Read Post

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Bard & Band

On their first Auckland visit since 2011, David Kilgour and The Heavy 8s brought Sam Hunt along to play songs from their latest collaboration, 'The 9th' Read Post

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Image by Jonathan Ganley

'Lucky Stars'

Don McGlashan kicks off his 'Lucky Stars' album tour at Hopetoun Alpha Read Post

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Image by Jonathan Ganley

Auckland Festival of Photography 2015

The Auckland Festival of Photography runs 28 May - 20 June. We look at Whitecliffe Festival Tuesday, a special festival event. Read Post

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April Come She Will

A mixed offering of images and musings from the month of April. Autumnal feels. Read Post

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Image by Jackson Perry

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