Antipodeans reminisce

New Zealanders flocked to London’s Clapham Common to celebrate all things pineapple lump and barbeque over music and sauvignon at the three-day Toast festival. The welcome ceremony was hosted by former All Black Zinzan Brooke and was followed by a polo match against Great Britain and a cultural performance from Ngati Ranana, a Maori cultural group based in London. Dave Dobbyn and singer/songwriter Jason Norris also performed.


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Moe mai rā Nancy Brunning

Moe mai rā Nancy Brunning

One of New Zealand’s best loved actresses Nancy Brunning, made famous as Nurse Jaki on Shortland Street, has died in Wellington, aged 48, Daily Mail Australia reports. Brunning, a talented playwright, acting…