Tauranga Arts Festival: Young rock star Stacey Leilua performs in ‘The Savage Coloniser’

The cast of the film “Wild Colonizer”. Photo / Raymond Sagapolutele After working alongside superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Stacey Leilua returned to New Zealand and came to Tauranga to perform at Wild colonialist. The prolific New Zealand stage actor has been a core member … Read more

Hawke’s Bay win the Ranfurly Shield with a late converted try

Julian Savea goes airborne after a tackle from Chase Tiatia and Folau Fakatawa. Photo/Getty Hawke’s Bay won the Ranfurly Shield against Wellington by beating the Lions 20-18 at Sky Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The hosts took the famous old trophy from the Magpies last season … Read more

MUSIC Former Idol finalist Jim Verraros on his new song “Chicago and Kelly Clarkson” – 157 – Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News

Jim Verraros, American Idol’s first openly gay top 10 finalist (from the show’s very first season in 2002, which Kelly Clarkson won), returned to the music scene with his first song in 12 years. It’s a brand new single called “Take My Bow” produced by … Read more