Caroline Orchiston and
children Will (10), Henry (1) and Sophie (8) celebrate news
yesterday of Lorde's forthcoming Dunedin concert.
Dr Orchiston could barely contain her excitment after
learning New Zealand's global music sensation would perform
in the Dunedin Town Hall on October 29.
''It's fantastic news. It's awesome,'' Dr Orchiston, a
39-year-old University of Otago research fellow, said.
She had enjoyed following the Kiwi singer's international
success and her ''amazing concerts around the world''.
''I think it's fantastic for Dunedin and I think we'll get a
really good crowd for her here because loads of people will
want to see her.''
Dr Orchiston said she would ''definitely'' be chasing tickets
for herself and son Will (10).
Tickets will go on sale at 9am on September 1.
Yesterday, Lorde was named as a presenter for this weekend's
MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, as well as a finalist
for Best Female Video and Best Rock Video.