A one-time ``rock diva'' who went on to complete a masters in vocal performance at the University of Otago is counting down to the release of a new single on Spotify and iTunes today.
Her name is Molly Devine, and South Today reporter Meena Amso caught up with her during the third week of New Zealand music month.
The 2017 Gibbston Food and Wine Festival was buzzing on Saturday at Queenstown's 150 year-old gardens with local musician, Miki Brown.
The musician performed at the festival among a selection of others in addition to Queenstown’s Jazz Orchestra.
The festival showcased Central Otago’s wines including Hawkshead, Gibbston Valley, Valli and Rockburn wines.
Queenstown reporter Meena Amso was there.
To many people, The Beatles will go down in history as one of the most influential bands to grace the world stage.
The famous foursome visited Dunedin in 1964 and played in front of a large crowd.
And 50 years on, several local bands teamed up to pay tribute to the Fab Four.
Jonathan Lemalu says returning to Dunedin for a rare performance is relaxing, and makes him feel younger.
The Dunedin born bass-baritone performed with his father Foalima last night, in a duet with the RSA choir.
He says the opportunity to return home to support his father, the choir, and the community, gave him a chance to give back to his people.
New Zealand Music Month, held every May, is an opportunity for local musicians to shine.
Today, that included children from a local primary school, performing in what is normally a strictly quiet environment - a public library.