Notes from Ian McKellen

“What a congenial country New Zealand is for visitors from what used to be called “the home country … It all seems half-familiar with a style of friendliness that is a change from English reserve. I feel very much at home”. (McKellen is currently in New Zealand playing Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings).


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Lynley Dodd Reveals Secret of Hairy Maclary

Lynley Dodd Reveals Secret of Hairy Maclary

The influence of Jane Austen on Hairy Maclary From Donaldson’s Dairy may not be immediately apparent, but it’s there. At least that’s what New Zealander Lynley Dodd said at the opening…