Jazz Superstar and Sitar Maestro to perform in New Plymouth

Kamasi Washington and Anoushka Shankar for WOMAD 2018 Supplied Content Auckland, October 3, 2017 Two critically acclaimed and exciting artistes have been secured for WOMAD New Zealand 2018. Los Angeles saxophonist, composer and jazz superstar Kamasi Washingtonand Indian classical and progressive sitar virtuoso Anoushka Shankar have signed on to be two of the headlining acts for the popular three-day international…

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Conference highlights importance of ‘feeling about health’

Supplied Content October 2, 2017 Most see a relationship between housing and health, but recent New Zealand research suggests how we feel about our housing is also important, the Public Health Association Conference was told in Christchurch today. Ms Lindsay Lowe of Toi Te Ora Health Service in Tauranga said that the research showed that the meanings people put on…

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Name and shame bad food for Awards

Supplied Content Sue Chetwin Wellington, October 2, 2017 Bad Taste Food Awards open for nominations Consumer NZ wants nominations for its Bad Taste Food Awards. The Awards highlight food companies marketing their products as better choices than they really are. False Claims Consumer NZ research regularly uncovers foods masquerading as nutritionally superior options, from gourmet salt to sugar-laden breakfast cereals.…

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