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Gizzy’s new music a classic

The inaugural Longline Classic is a one-day music festival in Gisborne. Held on October 24 (Labour Weekend) at Makaraka Racecourse, the live music and electronic artist line-up includes Mitch James, Scribe, Soaked Oats, Flamingo Pier, Witters and Church & AP. There will be food and drink stalls. The festival sold out in under one week, but there are Second Release tickets available at $85pp.

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Whanganui celebrates

Whanganui is celebrating its rich history throughout October with 49 different events across the city and its surrounds. The Manawatū river city has one of New Zealand’s highest concentrations of European heritage buildings, dating between 1860 and 1960. There are also numerous Māori sites, including marae along the Whanganui River Road to Jerusalem. Pricing and booking requirements vary. Event Guide booklets are available at the local I-Site orfrom the Whanganui Heritage Trust’s website.
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