Manukau Courier : January 13th 2011
8 MANUKAU COURIER, JANUARY 13, 2011 NEWS d aily. 2 3 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland. 0800 80 50 50. Open 9.30am daily 23 Tamaki Driv O k Our new Sand Tigers have arrived. See them for yourself - if you dare! SAVE 10% - Book today at kellytarltons.co.nz KEL0503STAKL • NZQA Accredited Programmes • Career Planning • Work Based Training • Supportive environment with strong leadership *Enrolment criteria applies. FIGHT 4 our youth Achieve qualifications, confidence, life skills, good jobs and careers with BEST Youth Academy CAMPUSES AT MANUKAU & WAITAKERE • Computing • Travel and Tourism • Freight Operations • Sport • Business Administration • Employment Skills • Performing Arts BEST YOUTH ACADEMY NO FEES Tertiary Education for 16 -- 18 year olds* DON'T MISS OUT ENROL TODAY! International artist: Ben Harper Photos: REUTERS A star-studded festival line-up US great: BB King Manukau will play host to a new inter- national music festival this Easter. GrassRoots -- The New Zealand Blues and Roots All Music Festival 2011 is a new two-day event at Puhinui Reserve. It will bring together international and local acts that cover a range of musical genres with a firm hold on blues and roots-based music. More than 30 artists will take to the two stages during the weekend event including United States greats BB King, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Eric Bibb and Ruthie Foster. Coming from Mexico is Rodrigo Y Gabriela, and home-grown acts include Paul Ubana Jones, Cairo Knife Fight, Ticket, Don McGlashan and Sola Rosa. More bands are set to be announced at the end of January. Camping and parking will be avail- able for the full weekend and there ll be food and drink stalls, a New Zea- land food and wines hall and a range of bars on site. The festival will also host a variety of arts and crafts in the market village. GrassRoots is on Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24. Tickets are on sale now -- go to www.grassroots festival.co.nz for more information.
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