31 July

Outrageous Fortune prequel is in the works

NZ on Air today confirmed funding for West Side Story, a six-part drama series created by Rachel Lang and James Griffin (Outrageous Fortune).

The series will be set in the 1970s against a backdrop of real-life historical events and will tell the story of legendary safe cracker and career criminal Ted West, his wife Rita and their son Wolfgang.

Production will commence in late 2014 and the show will screen on TV3 in New Zealand.

26 February

Tool Guys Van at MOTAT

The Tool Guys van will be on display at MOTAT from March 1, 2014 as part of the Stars and Cars exhibition

Head along to MOTAT in Auckland for your chance to see this and many other iconic Kiwi vehicles!

OF3 ep16c (Tammy Davis as Munter)

OF3 ep16d (Tammy Davis as Munter, Antony Starr as Van West)

OF3 ep16l (Tammy Davis as Munter, Antony Starr as Van West)

OF3 ep16o (Tammy Davis as Munter, Antony Starr as Van West)

9 October

Plank outta the blue!

Aidee Walker (aka Draska) and a bunch of other fabulous folks are riding the length of the country (2500km from Bluff to Cape Reinga) to raise money and awareness to combat the issues of depression and suicide in New Zealand.

You can support the amazing Ride Out of the Blue team (without getting on yer bike) by planking outta the blue…you just have to ‘plank’ every day for 21 days and be sponsored. Check this link for deets and support this great cause!

21 August

Red Nose Day reunion

Tune in to TV3′s (NZ) Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids special on Friday August 23, 2012 at 7.30pm for a westie reunion of sorts.
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22 November

Aidee Walker (Draska) lights up Hospice

Aidee Walker will be MC’ing the annual Light Up Hospice event. Hospice West Auckland celebrates and remembers the lives of people who have passed away, and enjoys the spirit of Christmas with the Waitakere community at ‘Light Up Hospice’. Last year the free, family event attracted over 1000 people.

For more information visit the Hospice website

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