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JANUARY 2017

January Window Shopping

OUR PEOPLE

The circus is coming to town!

Ten minutes with Abbe

FASHION

It's the height of summer ... holiday time in Northland!

Kids fashion in New Zealand is on the up

Let the battle begin ...

Performance or Lifestyle: Wear comfort in style

What’s hot for 2017?

What to wear to a summer wedding

BEAUTY

Caci's award-winning treatment, ChillSculpt

Evolution School of Beauty and Massage Gain a lifetime qualification

Healthy Summer Hair

HEALTH

Float your way to looking and feeling great

New treatment for dry eyes

Taking a fresh approach - monthly motivations for 2017

The only New Year's resolution list you need ...

HOME TRENDS

Enjoy Northland summer with sun umbrellas

Kitchen design tips

Take the stress out of your home with these minimalist design tips

BOOKS

Summer Leisure

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ArtBeat 2017

A winning combination of compassion, friendliness, great food and coffee are the heart of this local cafe

Holiday Park takes guests for a ride – on horses

Tutukaka Coast

ARTS

Partial Loss

Turn your creative skills into a career you'll love!

MOTORING

New Impreza - a look to the future

LAST WORD

Five beloved children's books NSFW

Our Loop - out and about

Plan, a new year, a new goal

 

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ArtBeat 2017

Saturday 28 January from 10am – 4pm Cafler Park (Rose Gardens)

Whangarei’s favourite Interactive Arts Festival, ArtBeat will be held once again on Anniversary Weekend at Cafler Park (Rose Gardens), Saturday 28 January from 10am – 4pm.

This fun, one-day festival offers the community the opportunity to get creative for free, try some delicious local food, buy local clothing, jewellery and art or just sit back and watch the continuous entertainment on stage under the trees.

This year ArtBeat celebrates the event’s 21st anniversary and Creative Northland have a great party up their sleeves with an awesome line up of local entertainment on the main stage, buskers, plenty of stalls, the Fairy Grotto and the Resene Interactive Zone. Come along and take part in a special 21st birthday t-shirt competition where you can design a t-shirt and the winning design will be used at the next ArtBeat. As it’s a birthday celebration keep an eye out for random birthday presents given out on the day and to add to the celebrations we have the wonderful Luke Bird again as MC.

Creative Northland promise there will be plenty to keep everyone in the family happy. ArtBeat event coordinator Sarah Miln says “We’re really excited about it this year. It’s the 21st birthday and we’re hoping everyone will come celebrate with us and have a good time. We’ve got the ‘arts’ and ‘beats’ for you with loads of music on our main stage and the Resene Interactive Zone.”

It’s recommended you bring some cash as there will be over 40 stalls selling something for everyone in the family.

With the help and support of Whangarei District Council, ArtBeat is a safe, family, friendly event that we want the whole community to partake in – mark your calendar now as a must do!

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