Lodge at The Hills

By PHILIP CHANDLER Arrowtowner Sir Michael Hill’s hosting New Zealand’s greatest ever pianist at his Lodge at The Hills next Thursday. Michael Houstoun, a distinguished professional musician for almost 50 years, performs just 16 days after the same venue thrilled to...
By PHILIP CHANDLER New Zealand's most promising young pianist performs at Arrowtowner Sir Michael Hill’s Lodge at The Hills this coming Tuesday. Sylvia Jiang, 24, will be playing a fully-restored 1897 Steinway Concert Grand, with all proceeds going towards furthering her...

Michael Hill … violinist

By BETHANY ROGERS Jewellery magnate Sir Michael Hill's first violin concert in almost a quarter of a century's a sell-out. Hill, his grandson Jacob, professional pianist Kinga Krupa and soprano Tamaki Iida will play two concerts next week in aid of...

Justin Bieber jets in

Pop star Justin Bieber is in Queenstown for a short holiday. The 23-year-old Canadian singer arrived in the resort on a private jet from Auckland yesterday afternoon. Bieber played a sold-out gig to about 50,000 fans at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium...
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