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  1. What's on in Ballarat: August 23-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Courier

    ... of launching the international careers of many well-known singers, including: Dame Malvina Major (1964) Dame Kiri Te Kanawa 1965), Jonathon Summers (1973), Judith Henley (1976), Roger Lemke (1985), Jason Wasley (1993), and Rachelle Durkin (2000). ...

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  2. Alan Duff: Why the Maori Party won this sceptic overRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... songs which were adopted from English, and traditional half-tone karakia. Sir Howard Morrison and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa both sang recorded versions of Hine, e Hine, a Western melody given Maori words by Te Rangi Pai in 1907. Both singers have made ...

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  3. Te Kanawa celebrates with premiere of Heggie songs at RaviniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Glenview Announcements

    A shimmering voice and captivating stage presence transformed New Zealand-born soprano Kiri Te Kanawa into one of the most acclaimed operatic stars of the 1970s and '80s and have earned her a lasting place in the affection of fans.

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  4. Accent a positiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... is a very good reputation in Britain for singers from New Zealand.'' Pioneering opera singers such as Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Sir Donald McIntyre had blazed a path for modern vocalists, including Dunedin tenor Stephen Chambers, who studied under ...

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  5. Soprano lands a top London spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... she leaves in September. The biggest vote of support so far has come from New Zealand opera legend Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, for whom she sang in order to get a grant from the foundation. "It was probably the most nerve-racking experience of my entire ...

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  6. Soprano gets London spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Southland Times

    ... she leaves in September. The biggest vote of support so far has come from New Zealand opera legend Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, for whom she sang in order to get a grant from the foundation. "It was probably the most nerve-racking experience of my entire ...

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  7. Lexus Song Quest will reveal next big opera starRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | NBR Newsroom

    ... Song Quest has launched the careers of some of New Zealand's most celebrated opera stars, including Dames Kiri Te Kanawa and Malvina Major, Jonathan Lemalu, Madeleine Pierard and Phillip Rhodes. Now studying in a prestigious UK opera school, 2012 ...

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  8. True love waysRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... orchestras in major opera houses and theatres around the world and has sung with Jose Carreras and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. The show starts at 7.30 pm. Tickets are available from the Tourist Information Centre in Church Street, or on line ...

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  9. Waitomo: Why go? Because it rocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the purity of its acoustics has attracted a number of famous singers to perform there, ranging from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to Kenny Rogers. The undisputed highlight, however, is the boat ride back out. We glide through inky blackness under swirling ...

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  10. Musical drama to thrill at Holkham HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Lynn News

    ... the party scene from Die Fledermaus at The Royal Albert Hall they were joined by JosA Carreras and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. For those who prefer their music out in the open-air, why not snap up tickets for two huge live performances in August - ...

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  11. Ngātiwai Opera singer Kawiti Waetford wins ScholarshipRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Scoop

    ... won the inaugural Lexus Song Quest Masterclass Scholarship. In the same year he received the inaugural Dame Kiri Te Kanawa scholarship as the singer judged to have 'outstanding potential for an international career'. In 2010 he was accepted for the ...

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  12. Māori Battalion's legacy honoured at celebration of excellenRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Scoop

    ... future medical doctors, lawyers, linguists, philosophers, researchers and an opera singer mentored by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Awarded at doctoral, masters and undergraduate levels, the scholarships commemorate Second Lieutenant Te Moananui a Kiwa NgA ...

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  13. Her Maj a perfect arena for TinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Courier

    ... studio albums, described the gig as the "biggest coup" for the theatre since the concert by opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa in March 2013. "We don't normally get artists of this calibre doing solo gigs in the country. They're usually interested in ...

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  14. The 'fat shaming' of Tara Erraught forces an issue in operaRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | MacLeans

    ... adds that "physical appropriateness, within reason, is a perfectly legitimate artistic consideration." Even Kiri Te Kanawa, the retired opera star who vigorously defended Erraught against her critics, did so by blaming a "costume disaster" for the ...

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  15. Key Funding Received by Long-Serving NZ Singing SchoolRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Scoop

    ... without the support of people and organisations such as IFAC and other existing sponsors such as EIT and the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, School fees would be around double what they are", says Jill Tobin. The Minister also announces the appointment ...

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  16. VIDEO: From Downton Abbey to our Opera House, Kiri is just one of the damesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | Macarthur Advertiser

    There was a certain symmetry when New Zealander Dame Kiri Te Kanawa played Australia's Dame Nellie Melba on Downton Abbey .

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  17. Explore NZ: Romantic Russell delivers on all its promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... says dolphins sometimes delight, too. Celebrities are known to pop their heads up also. Opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa loves these waters for fishing. She owns a house nearby and Cindy has seen her on "a serious-looking fishing boat". A lot of the ...

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  18. Le Gateau Chocolat goes beyond dragRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... in a different genre fuels this. And this fuels that." He admires this country's pre-eminent soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. "She came at a time when opera singers didn't look like that. Opera singers were renowned for not being as aesthetically ...

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  19. Sian Phillips to headline Dylan Thomas gala concertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | IcNetwork

    ... of operatic singers from around the world, under the directorship of Dennis O'Neill and the patronage of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. All those studying at the Academy are following UWTSD's MA course in Advanced Vocal Studies. Dennis O'Neill said: "It's a ...

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  20. Furore over - fat-shaming' of Irish opera singerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... if you're a woman (nobody seemed worried about Pavarotti's portly frame when he played a romantic lead). Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, in a slightly skewed attempt to lend some female solidarity, suggested that it was Erraught's "disastrous costume" that ...

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