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  1. Famed opera singer to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Courier

    IN A major coup for Ballarat, internationally renowned soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will return to the city in October this year. IN A major coup for Ballarat, internationally renowned soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will return to the city in October this year.

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  2. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa returns 'home' for concert tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    Rather than take 10 suitcases like her some of her colleagues, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa says she prefers to travel light. In a glowing 45-year career, the Kiwi-born operatic soprano has filled the world's most prestigious opera houses, holds honourary doctorates from multiple universities, was of course given a Damehood, sang at Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding, and heads the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, a charity supporting young singers.

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  3. Stars converging on Marlborough's new ASB TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Marlborough Express

    ... and is recommended for 16 years and over. Tickets $47 for adults, concessions available. Opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is performing her personal favourites at the ASB Theatre, where she will be accompanied by pianist Terence Dennis. After her ...

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  4. Paul Little: She's right to sing out about abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Catholic Church's doughty spokeswoman Lyndsay Freer was being economical with, if not the truth, at least with institutional memory when she defended her employer from criticism from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. If you can call them criticisms.

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  5. Special Christchurch show for Dame Kiri Te KanawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Press On-Line

    The Kiwi opera star performed at the Gloucester St theatre just 10 days before the February 2011 earthquake. It was the venue's last full house before it closed for four years and underwent a multimillion-dollar restoration.

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  6. A Gala Evening with Dame Kiri Te KanawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Scoop

    A six venue recital tour by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa in March will provide a unique opportunity for many New Zealanders to see one of the world's greatest opera singers live in concert. The New Zealand tour opens in Christchurch with a gala event on Dame Kiri's 72nd birthday, March 7, in association with Vero at the historic Isaac Theatre Royal.

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  7. New government funding sought for ASB Theatre in MarlboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Marlborough Express

    ... lined up for when the theatre opened, including Jason Kerrison and the Jordan Luck Band on March 18 and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa on March 22. Theatre general manager Andrew Scott said there would also be a showcase of Marlborough talent at Easter, ...

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  8. Opera School ends on high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Scoop

    New Zealand's 22nd annual summer opera school finished over the weekend with students performing a showcase of great opera moments before a packed Royal Wanganui Opera House and guest of honour Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. During the two week intensive residential school hosted at Wanganui Collegiate, 20 students, who were selected on merit, worked daily from 7am until nightfall, under the guidance of international and New Zealand world class tutors of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation International Vocal Faculty and the Freemasons Music Faculty.

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  9. St Mary's College 'cruel and demoralising'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    A well-known Kiwi actress has claimed her mother had a "cruel and demoralising" experience at the same school where Dame Kiri Te Kanawa says she was "beaten by nuns". Dame Kiri told an audience of hundreds at Wanganui Collegiate School on Friday she was beaten by nuns when she attended St Mary's College for Girls in Auckland in the 1950s and 1960s.

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  10. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa: 'I was beaten by the nuns as a child'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    "I'm tough ... I'm tough because I have had to be. I was beaten by the nuns as a child."

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  11. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa says beatings by school nuns made her 'tough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has revealed the abuse she suffered at the hands of school nuns as a child - but says it helped make her the tough performer she is today. The opera star stunned a Whanganui audience with the revelation during a speaking event with opera singer and Baptist Church minister, Rodney McCann, the Whanganui Chronicle reported.

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  12. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa mentors budding singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... has helped some of New Zealand's top talent move forward. Te Kanawa said her role as a mentor within the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation was to try and help young singers to make the right choices for their future. "If they do decide to go and have a ...

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  13. Dame Kiri an authentic divaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Southland Times

    ... an inflated view of her own talent or importance. That sort of second-hand coding pretty much evaporates when Kiri Te Kanawa swans in to view, as she will in Invercargill on March 10. Dame Kiri is a genuine diva. She's 71 now, but the disciplines of ...

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  14. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa recital tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Scoop

    A six venue recital tour by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa in March will provide a unique opportunity for many New Zealanders to see one of the world's greatest opera singers live in concert in their own communities. The tour opens with a gala event in Christchurch on Dame Kiri's 72nd birthday, March 7, at the historic Isaac Theatre Royal.

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  15. Astle set to receive New Zealand recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... de if a ball strikes the batsman's pads or the edge of their bat. Out comes his Hulk appeal, using lungs Dame Kiri Te Kanawa would envy. He must make a batsman think their benefit of the doubt is non-existent.

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  16. McCaw: I've never been comfortable with titlesRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... Jim Bolger, Mike Moore and Helen Clark, sportsmen Sir Murray Halberg and Sir Bob Charles, opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and architect Sir Miles Warren. "It's an incredible honour to receive the Order of New Zealand. To join the list of some truly ...

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  17. Making the ordinary extraordinaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Nelson Mail

    ... sportsmen like Sir Bob Charles and Sir Murray Halberg, a cardinal, three professors and opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. One of the greatest rugby players and New Zealand sporting leaders; the man who says he is "as an ordinary boy from Kurow, who ...

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  18. Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw delighted after receiving Order of New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Moore, who was appointed at 50. Moore was appointed youngest of the 18 previous ONZ members. Opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa made it into the elite echelon at 51. McCaw joins Sir Murray Halberg and Sir Bob Charles as sportsmen so honoured, though unlike ...

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  19. Richie McCaw awarded NZ's highest honour - but he's still our RichieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Jim Bolger, Mike Moore and Helen Clark, sportsmen Sir Murray Halberg and Sir Bob Charles, opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and architect Sir Miles Warren. The Order of New Zealand is the country's highest honour and ordinary membership is limited to ...

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  20. New Years honours: Richie McCaw joins exclusive group, but won't be Sir RichieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... he was made a member. McCaw joins such other outstanding New Zealanders in the order as opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, golfer Sir Bob Charles, and the Prime Minister's chief science advisor Professor Sir Peter Gluckman. Speculation had been rife ...

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