Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Newtown Festival Culture Jam

Newtown Festival Culture Jam

1 MARCH 2008
Culture Jam

The annual NEWTOWN FESTIVAL will fill the streets of one of the city's most vibrant suburbs from the NEWTOWN FAIR DAY taking place on SUNDAY 2 MARCH. This year the entertainment extends into the evening on the main stage which has been relocated to accommodate expected crowds and the later show times

One of the first events of the Festival is the Culture Jam show in Newtown School at 6.30pm. They’re spontaneous, they’re fun. Culture Jam gives young people an opportunity to showcase their talents – join us to celebrate the amazing diversity of youth. There’s bands, dancers, singers, multicultural groups and more.

Performers include Rosita Vai, The Mission Choir, Controlled Chaos, Cook Island Drumming and more

Brought to the Festival by City Communities, Wellington City Council

For more info see – www.newtownfestival.org.nz

Other events during the festival include THE CARRARA PARK JAZZ PICNIC (SATURDAY 8 FEBRUARY), a Walk Around Newtown leaving from the Zoo gates, an exhibition by artist, PAUL FOREST and the ever popular CULTURE JAM (SATURDAY 2 MARCH).
Don't miss one of the highlights of the Wellington year with the Newtown Festival and Fair Day - 29 February to 9 March! More info at www.newtownfestival.org.nz


Special thanks to: Wellington City Council, Summer City, Newtown New World, Newtown School, Newtown Community & Cultural Centre, The Community Trust of Wellington, NZ Community Trust, The Lion Foundation, Trust House Charitable Trust, The Southern Trust, The Perry Foundation, Radio Active 89FM, Groove 107.7 FM & Radioworks

ends


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Not Easy: Gordon Campbell On The Greens’ Ongoing Problems

Hard to treat the Greens’ belated decision to stand a candidate in Ohariu as being anything other than a desperation move, by a party whose own leadership is evidently concerned about its chances of survival...

A few months ago, the Greens felt able to forego that role in Ohariu in order to help a beleaguered Labour Party get its candidate Greg O’Connor across the line, and knock Peter Dunne out of the parliamentary frame. More>>

 

Closing The Gap: Ardern Rules Out Income Tax Rise

After earlier commitments by Jacinda Ardern to do something about inequality and poverty, this new position on income tax seems an about face. To do something significant about inequality requires increases in income for those at the bottom and decreases for those at the top... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On DHB Deficits And Free Trade

Currently the world is looking on aghast at the Trump administration’s plans to slash Obamacare, mainly in order to finance massive tax changes that will deliver most of their gains to the wealthy. Lives will be lost in the trade-off. Millions of Americans stand to lose access to the healthcare they need... More>>

Greens' Response: Slum-Like Rentals Exposed In Renting Review

“...The grim findings of the review are a wakeup call about the true state of rentals in this country. Too many renters are festering in slum-like conditions under the thumb of landlords who have largely unchecked powers and ignore tenants’ complaints when it suits them.” More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Life And Times Of Peter Dunne

The unkind might talk of sinking ships, others could be more reminded of a loaded revolver left on the desk by his Cabinet colleagues as they closed the door behind them, now that the polls in Ohariu had confirmed he was no longer of much use to National. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Labour’s Campaign Launch

One of the key motifs of Ardern’s speech was her repeated use of the phrase – “Now, what?” Cleverly, that looks like being Labour’s response to National’s ‘steady as it goes’ warning against not putting the economic ‘gains’ at risk. More>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood: Social Welfare, Explained

Speaking as someone who has seen better times and nowadays mostly operates by being really annoying and humiliating to deal with, I have some fellow feeling with the current system, so I’ll take this chance to set a few things straight.. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election