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Next up on Arts On Tour NZ's national touring schedule - Pacific Curls 3 - 23 March

29 Jan 2013

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Back by demand – Pacific Curls’ AOTNZ Tour 3 – 23 March

Audiences can’t get enough of them. Arts On Tour NZ is proud to announce the third national tour in as many years of Pacific Curls, an acclaimed group of performers with a unique combination of Pacifica, Maori and Celtic influences utilising ukulele, guitar, kalimba, percussion and vocals with Taonga Puoro (traditional Maori instruments) and Scottish fiddle!

The group features world class fiddle player, Sarah Beattie, virtuoso ukulele player Kim Halliday and stunning vocalist Ora Barlow, teamed on this tour with highly regarded singer songwriter, Dave Alley.

Pacific Curls www.pacificcurls.com


Te Po - 2012

Te Kore – 2010

Pacific Celta 2008

Pacific Swing 2007

Mothersline 2006

Reeling in the Pacific (Planet Woman collaboration with Pacific Curls)




Sunday 3 March Onekaka

The Mussel Inn 8pm

$10 Book: The Mussel Inn


Tuesday 5 March Hokitika

Regent Theatre 7.30pm

$25 Book: Regent Theatre or website


Wednesday 6 March Westport

NBS Theatre 7.30pm

$15 Book: NBS Theatre


Thursday 7 March Karamea

Little Wanganui Hotel 8.30pm


Saturday 9 March Franz Josef Glacier

St James Church 7.30pm

$20 Book: Glacier Motors or Bella Vista Motel


Tuesday 12 March Gore

James Cumming Wing 8pm

$25 (concessions available)

Book: Eastern Southland Gallery


Thursday 14 March Ashburton

Ashburton College Auditorium 7pm

$15 Student; $18 Friends of Ashburton Art Gallery, $20 Adult

Book: Regent Theatre or www.itickets.com


Saturday 16 March Wanganui

Royal Wanganui Opera House 7.30pm

Season ticket for 4 events $80; Adult $25; Senior $23; FOH $20;

Student $15; School groups of 10+ $5 per member

Book: Royal Wanganui Opera House or www.royaloperahouse.co.nz


Sunday 17 March Upper Hutt

Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre 8pm

Adult $30, $25 friends/concession, $100 for a 5 show season pass

Book: 04 527 2168 www.expressions.org.nz


Tuesday 19 March Tokoroa

Little Theatre 7.30pm

Adults $20; Seniors/students $18, Child $10

Book: Tokoroa Clothing Company, Leith Place


Wed 20 March Opotiki

Senior Citizens Hall, King St 7pm

$20 Book: The Travel Shop


Thursday 21 March Whakatane

Little Theatre 7.30pm

Adults $20; $15 Seniors, Students and early bird

Book: The Good Life, The Strand.


Friday 22 March Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Hall 7.30pm

$15 Book: Lisa 868 5999 or Nancy 868 9664


Saturday 23 March Onewhero

Bob and Di’s House, 610 Kohanga Rd 6.30pm

$25 Includes coffee and cake. BYO picnic, drinks and chair.

Book: River Traders Tuakau 236 8875 or 232 8805


Arts On Tour New Zealand

Arts On Tour New Zealand (AOTNZ) organises tours of outstanding New Zealand performers to rural and smaller centres in New Zealand. The trust receives funding from Creative New Zealand and liaises with local arts councils, repertory theatres and community groups to bring the best of musical and other talent to country districts. www.aotnz.co.nz