Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


'Sanctuary' - Sonically & Visually Exploring Mental Health

Commercial Music Students Announce “Sanctuary” - Sonically And Visually Exploring Mental Health

Commercial Music Students are proud to present ‘Sanctuary’; a performance taking place during ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’, featuring original music and light projections, to encourage discussion, open-mindedness and awareness around Mental Health.

Sanctuary’ will be a relaxing evening of sonic and visual stimulation accompanied by tea and coffee generously donated by Rich Coffee Roasters.

All proceeds will go toward the New Zealand Music Foundation, an organisation providing emergency, around the clock assistance to people involved in the New Zealand music industry who are experiencing illness, distress and hardship.

"As a young person aiming to work in the music industry, I believe that it’s important to invest in the wellbeing of our community by supporting this cause.” - Deanne Krieg // Pacific Heights and WHIM

“I believe that awareness, communication and support around mental wellness is paramount for young people within the music industry. I wholeheartedly support a gig and concept such as this that celebrates our future in music and the people involved with it. “ Devin Abrams // Shapeshifter and Pacific Heights


Vogelmorn Hall, Friday 13th October, 7.30pm doors

KOHA (ticket donation)

RSVP your tickets here:

Connect with Sanctuary online


Facebook event:



© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Howard Davis: Emerald Fennell's Promising Young Woman'

The Guardian needed not one, but three reviews to do justice to Fennell's unsettling approach, which indicates exactly how ambiguous and controversial its message really is. More>>

Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which won the Non Fiction Award at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2009, and has now been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

Howard Davis: The Back of the Painting

Painting conservators are the forensic pathologists of the art world. While they cannot bring their subjects back to life, they do provide fascinating insights into the precise circumstances of a painting's creation, its material authenticity, and constructive methodology. More>>

Howard Davis: Black Panthers on the Prowl

A passionate and gripping political drama from Shaka King, this is an informative and instructive tale of human frailty that centers around the charismatic Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was murdered at the age of twenty-one during a police raid. More>>

Howard Davis: Controlling the High Ground

Stephen Johnson's raw and angry film not only poses important questions with scrupulous authenticity, but also provides a timely reminder of the genocidal consequences of casual bigotry and xenophobia. More>>

Howard Davis: Dryzabone - Robert Conolly's The Dry

After the terrible devastation caused by last year’s bushfires, which prompted hundreds of Australians to shelter in the ocean to escape incineration and destroyed uncountable amounts of wildlife, The Dry has been released during a totally different kind of dry spell. More>>

Howard Davis: Hit the Road, Jack - Chloé Zhao's Nomadland

Nomadland is perhaps the ultimately 'road' movie as it follows a group of dispossessed and disenfranchised vagabonds who find a form of communal refuge in camp sites and trailer parks after the economic contraction of 2008. More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland