2 results for month: 09/2017


BALLET TREAT

Dingwall children and caregivers were treated to an afternoon at the ballet in early September, thanks to the Royal New Zealand Ballet and the Vodafone Foundation. They saw the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet, a ballet created entirely in New Zealand, including choreography, set design and costumes. The afternoon began at Lifewise Merge Café, a not-for-profit café that works to end homelessness. Guests enjoyed a delicious feast and got to meet Auckland actor Mike Edward (Shortland Street, Filthy Rich). RNZB corporate development manager Diane Field spoke to the group about what they were about to see and the years of training and daily hours of ...

VOYCE OF THE CHILDREN

  Dingwall played an integral role in the launch of VOYCE, an organisation set up to advocate for children in care and care-experienced children. www.voyce.org.nz The launch was held at The Grounds in Henderson, a child and young person- focused venue, in fact the whole event was centred on children and young people. Dingwall children provided all the entertainment and performed a waiata and four other items. Director Tracie Shipton said: “They were incredible and it made the whole event a stirring reminder of the enormous talent we have in our midst. As always the commitment of staff made this possible!”               ...