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Community theatre offers fun and frivolity

After a year off due to Covid, Matuku Community Theatre is excited to be back on stage with content that shares their love of song and dance and a nod to the local Sumner surfing scene. Matuku Community Theatre (previoulsy known as Sumner Theatre Group) proudly presents: Sing | Dance - Love | Laugh -…
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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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