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This week in Gisborne

■ Church & AP: God Said Tour

Hip-hop and rap. Smash Palace, Saturday, 9pm. Tickets from ticketfairy.com

Sunday Music at Matawhero

Doug Snelling. 189 Riverpoint Road. Sunday, 1-3pm.


NY Nights

Cabaret-style concert. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street.Friday, February 19, 7pm. Koha at the door.

An evening with Marlon Williams

In celebration of a new album, Plastic Bouquet. War Memorial Theatre, Friday, March 19, 7.30pm. Book at i-SITE or ticketek.co.nz

Ian Sinclair – My Secret Life

The former journalist performs flamenco guitar. Tairawhiti Museum, March 27, 7pm. Tickets $30 eventfinda.co.nz


Grease auditions workshop

Open auditions, Sunday, February 14, 1.30-3.30pm. Centre Stage Theatre, 260 Childers Road. Audition form available from Grease Gisborne 2021 Facebook page.

Revenge of Amazons auditions

Unity Theatre, 209 Ormond Road. Saturday, February 20, 3pm.

Nunsense auditions

Musical Theatre Gisborne, 101 Innes Street, February 20-21. For information visit MTG’s Facebook page or call 021 0225 2579

RNZB Tutus on Tour

White Swan pas de deux from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake; Jules Perrot’s Pas de Quatre, Andrea Schermoly and Sarah Foster-Sproull. War Memorial Theatre, Thursday, March 4, 6.30pm. Adults $27-$37, children $12-$22+bf. Book at i-SITE or ticketek.co.nz

Visual Arts

Paul Nache Gallery

Works by John Walsh, Evan Woodruffe and Virginia Leonard.

Intrepid Journey to Truth

A collection of surrealist works by Tish Scott. Wairoa Museum, January 26-March 5.

Off The Canvas

A multi-media exhibition featuring Gisborne-born boxer Tom Heeney, New Zealand’s first global sporting hero and world 1928 heavyweight title contender.Tairawhiti Museum, December 12 - February 28.

Tuakana Taina

Works by Kaaterina Kerekere, Tai Kerekere, Fiona Collis, Michelle Kerr, Wendy Whitehead, Johnny Poi, Hiwirori Maynard, Tawera Tahuri, Henare Tahuri, Claudette Collis, and aspiring rangatahi artists Tangiahua Kerekere, Maia Kerekere, Te Owaina Tangohau, Waiapu Tangianau, Cyene Tahuri, Te Hurutea Hapi, Khama Paul, and Te Whaitiri Tangohau. Tairawhiti Museum, January 30-March 21.

Passport Collection – VHoy Creative

Vee Hoy’s photographic exploration of diversity in identification. Tairawhiti Museum, opens tomorrow.

At the movies
Odeon Multiplex

The Little Things

Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto star in a thriller about the hunt for a serial killer and its effect on all concerned. Written, directed and co-produced by John Lee Hancock.


Science-fiction horror film about a paramedic who, learning he has only six weeks to live and, wanting to protect others, buys up all of a designer drug thought to have fatal effects. He discovers it enables time travel, so he uses it to try to find his partner’s missing daughter.

High Ground

World War 1 veteran Travis recruits the Aboriginal youth Gutjuk, whose life he saved, to track down an uncle leading an outlaw group. Both are torn by conflicting loyalties.

Shadow in the Cloud

In World War 2, a female officer (Chloe Grace Moretz)with a secret package joins an unsuspecting bomber crew.

Earwig and the Witch

A 10-year-old orphan girl who grew up without knowing she was the daughter of a witch is taken from the orphanage by a strange duo.

The Marksman

Liam Neeson plays a rancher and former Marine living on the Mexican border and protecting a boy on the run.


A reclusive writer has her caring side awakened when a boy from wartime London comes to stay with her. Stars Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond and Penelope Wilton.

Penguin Bloom

A mother is paralysed in a fall, and she and her family struggle to adjust to their new life. An injured baby magpie makes all the difference.


Pixie attempts a heist to avenge her mother’s death and give her the means to start afresh. When things turn bad she goes on the run in the Irish countryside with two out-of-their-depth misfits.


■ Kate Hudson plays Zu, a newly sober drug dealer who becomes sole guardian of the autistic teenager who is her half-sister Music.

Promising Young Woman

A med school dropout sets out to get even with predatory men following the death by suicide of her friend after nobody believed her rape complaint.


A girl misuses her ability to create and control dreams to teach her stepsister a lesson.

The Dry

Aaron Falk’s return to his drought-stricken home town for a funeral opens a decades-old wound — the unsolved death of a teenage girl.

The Croods: A New Age

The prehistoric Crood family discover an idyllic, walled-in paradise, but they must also learn to live with a family a couple of steps above them on the evolutionary ladder.


Another Round

Four high school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives. Well-reviewed Danish comedy-drama starring Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen and Maria Bonnevie.

Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

Celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi assembles a team of the world’s most innovative pastry chefs to put on a Versailles-themed culinary gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

The People Upstairs

A couple invite their neighbours from across the hall for an evening’s entertainment. Soon small talk is the least of their problems.

Got something going on? Let The Guide know at guide@gisborneherald.co.nz, or telephone 869-0635

Ian Sinclair will perform flamenco guitar at the Tairawhiti Museum in March.