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From the uttermost ends of the earth

Friday, 16 November 2007, 2:19 pm | Ethan Tucker

Every November in a small corner of the French Republic, there is a party in New Zealand’s honour. Once a year the people of Le Quesnoy celebrate the anniversary of the day in November 1918, a week before the Armistice that ended the First World ... More >>

Review: Crowded House Play London

Monday, 2 July 2007, 6:01 pm | Ethan Tucker

A corporate rock fest! Where bands swan around in private lounges liberally stocked with designer cocaine blends on silver trays borne on the heads of tuxedo-wearing dwarf butlers. Where megastar guitar gods communicate with the audience solely via ... More >>

Dylan Moran’s matchstick cathedrals of despair

Sunday, 23 April 2006, 11:39 am | Ethan Tucker

Carpet-bagging Irish comedian Dylan Moran plied his trade in Wellington on Saturday night as a part of his lightning raid on the Antipodes. The Opera House showed no discernable sign that he was to perform inside to an eager, sell-out crowd – but ... More >>

'Wellywood Goes 1930s For The Day'

Tuesday, 4 April 2006, 1:54 pm | Ethan Tucker

Part of Wellington's business district was quarantined on Sunday and transformed into a rain-slicked city avenue straight out of the 1930s, decked out with gleaming classic cars, chaps with natty spats and Errol Flynn moustaches, and girls resplendent ... More >>

A Lovely Saturday at the Basin Reserve

Monday, 20 March 2006, 2:45 pm | Ethan Tucker

Wellington's random autumn weather plucked a mild day out of the hat for Saturday, day 2 of the second test against the West Indies. Starting the day at 182/8, the West Indies' tail was quickly edged out by Kyle Mills (53/3) for the addition of ... More >>

Sarah Ulmer - Two-wheeled lightning

Monday, 6 March 2006, 3:02 pm | Ethan Tucker

Yesterday Wellington blew away its unseasonable Saturday chill, replacing it with a balmy gleam for Sunday, the day of the women's world cup cycling race around Thorndon, Lambton Quay and The Terrace. More >>

Good Day At the Cricket – Bad Day On The Couch

Monday, 20 February 2006, 10:28 am | Ethan Tucker

It was a scorching hot Saturday and what better way to spend it than heading down to Wellington's noble and rotund venue, the WestpacTrust stadium, to enjoy the spectacle of a one day cricket match. More >>

ET's Big Day Out Wrap Up

Tuesday, 24 January 2006, 9:28 am | Ethan Tucker

It's lucky that Deja Voodoo don't take themselves too seriously, because their big-guitar pop sound could never be accused of sophistication or nuance. Nuance? Pah! People don't listen to Deja Voodoo for subtlety! Deja Voodoo (who, incidentally, rock more ... More >>

Photo Story: Star-struck in Kong's capital

Thursday, 15 December 2005, 9:59 am | Ethan Tucker

Wellington turned on a blissful sunny evening for the New Zealand premiere of King Kong tonight, as the stars came downtown to mingle with we gleeful-but-sweaty masses. The Embassy, renamed 'The Alhambra' for the night, gleamed in the sunshine as Courtenay ... More >>