Today 7pm: Singer-pianist-trumpet player Alastair
Monteath entertains live in the Friday Jazz Club in Les
9.30pm: The Hard Yards, also known as David Baker and
Dean Ashby, of Gore, play rock, pop, soul and funk covers
from the 1960s to the present day in SkyCity Queenstown
8.30am to 1pm: Remarkables Market returns to the Red Barn,
Hawthorne Dr, Frankton, and features the Chef Final from 10am
Finalists Lucy Thompson and Jayne McCanny will vie for glory
and the top prize package of a handmade knife by Peter
Lorimer, Waitiri Creek wine, Parioli Olive Oil, and
Mediterranean Market cooking class vouchers, pinot noir
glasses from H&J Smith and a $200 voucher to spend at
market stalls. The runner-up wins a $50 voucher for the
The final will be judged by Ben Batterbury, award-winning
executive chef at The Rees, and the mentor chef will be Jenny
Stewart, a private chef.
Special guest will be Nici Wickes, of Auckland, chef and host
of TV3 series World Kitchen, who will be on hand to comment
and offer tips. The last Remarkables Market for the season
will be held on March 30.
10am to noon: The Bacchus Sessions welcome Glenn Colquhoun:
Poetry Workshop, at Maude Wines, Wanaka. Entry $35. Colquhoun
gives a poetry reading at 4pm to 6pm. Entry $25 on the door,
$20 pre-sales.4pm: The Cadillac Club presents ''Hip Hop in ya
Flip Flops'', with tunes selected by DJ Hudge, of George FM,
plus DJ Doolittle and DJ Vee from the United Kingdom.
Auckland hip hop recording artist King Kapisi performs live
about 7pm. Entry to the club on Church Lane costs $10.
10am: Icebreaker, Merinomink, Snowy Peak, Caroline Moore,
UGG, Earth Sea Sky, Royal Merino, Knights of New Zealand and
many more clothes brands will be available from the Wool
Press Arrowtown, IKON and Wallace & Gibbs when they set
up shop in the Arrowtown Athenaeum Hall until Monday.