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I confidently welcomed the arrival of summer last week – perhaps a little prematurely.It certainly seemed that way over the weekend when I nearly missed the gig I was off to because the raging winds brought on a five-hour power cut here at the Watusi...

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Somehow it seems like summer has arrived since last week – the sun is shining and the little birds chirping.Or maybe it's the smell of horse manure. Yesterday I got up close and personal with a bag of the stuff and all I can say is that gardening...

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Spotify. Let's talk about Spotify. But, first, I must ask – have vegetarians gone insane?And, lest anyone – especially vegetarians – examine that question and assume that I'm one of the many meat-eating hedonists who regard...

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Sometimes it's hard to stick to just music. Occasionally, I do start to feel like a ‘What's On' board.It was gigs last week. Why? Because there are just so many of them on at the moment. And, for that reason, it's gigs again...

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We continue the occasional series wherein Winston expounds on things that currently make him happy. And this week, once again, it's gigs, gigs, gigs. Big gigs, small gigs, gigs this weekend, gigs next year, gigs in Tauranga, gigs all over, serious...

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Consistency. Got to have consistency. Once again this week we have a great gig and something else.The difference this week is that instead of something weird and wacky there's an apology. It seems that, inadvertently, I caused offence with last...

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There's been a lot of talk recently about a lack of local music venues. This week there's some good news on that front.A new music venue, or at least a drastically revamped one, is about to become operational at the Mount. It's not exactly...

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Okay. This week I'm going to do it properly. Silly stuff first.The rest of this week's column isn't silly at all. It's about a brilliant reggae band called 1814 who are coming to Brewers Bar next Friday. Tim Cooper (third from...

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Sometimes the outpouring of silliness in the world is so surprising that it's hard to know where to start.Which creates a bit of a bind when there's actually something useful, relevant and local to write about. Because my instinct is always...

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I knew there was something wrong with this election.No, not Dirty Politics or GCSB spying, or capital gains taxes that no one can explain or quickly-forgotten ministerial resignations, or any of those peripheral matters. What's wrong with this election...

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