Making a Splash

Sixteen-year-old Takapuna Grammar student Ella Yelich-O’Connor, who goes by the stage name Lorde, is included in the “March 2013 playlist: Sweat” on news site RYOT. “Cerebral, self-evaluative and weaving in and out of falsetto – sounds like we have a young Marina on our hands,” Dr. Fluke says. “Lorde, [who] is signed to Universal Records [is] poised to make a splash with her debut EP later this year – already counting down the days ‘til the first gig.”


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On the Brilliance of Katherine Mansfield

On the Brilliance of Katherine Mansfield

“The Katherine Mansfield Memorial Garden is a peaceful, oblong-shaped park set in the midst of Thorndon, in Wellington. It is named after the city’s most famous daughter, the short story writer…