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New name, new season for community theatre

Sumner Theatre Group has changed its name to Matuku Community Theatre, to reflect its new structure and new home in Matuku Takotako Sumner Centre. The small local company has been putting on an annual fundraiser Cabaret Show for over 50 years, under the umbrella of Sumner Community Centre Incorporated. "Our focus for the last two…
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It’s showtime! Exhibition opening and sign-up night 2 May

Sumner ‘s own community theatre is returning to the stage and is holding auditions at 7.30 pm Sunday, 2 May at Matuku Takotako Sumner Centre.  Group President Sarah Mankelow said sign-up night is about finding out about the group, showing your moves, and singing auditions for those that wish to share their voices. “We took…
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Introducing… your 2021 committee

We have a great team of both brand new members, fresh-faced a members and 'long-in-the-tooth' life members making up your 2021 committee! Thanks to all those that came to our AGM and took the chance to nominate the people you want running the group. I'm pleased to say that Hannah Snelling, Bev Mills, Doug Pratt…
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Two life-members receive community service awards

Two life-members of Sumner Community Centre Inc recieved community service awards this week, presented by the Community Board. Community Service Awards are given to individuals and groups in recognition of significant voluntary service. Council's Community Service Awards are a way of giving well-deserved recognition to people who make our communities better places to live. They…
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