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Mockingbird 4-8 October


Mockingbird explores the subject of mental health and in particular, post-natal depression through the use of humour, mask and music.

Based on a true story, Lisa Brickell brings to life a family of characters from different generations. She is accompanied onstage by actor and musician Sarah Macombee.

Mockingbird is directed by Le Coq trained Ruth Dudding and acclaimed Commedia dell’Arte and Clowning expert Giovanni Fusetti from Italy. A hopeful and entertaining show – Mockingbird will resonate in your thoughts long after you leave the theatre.

It runs from 4-8 October at the Basement Theatre in Auckland's CBD and on 12 October at Te Pou Theatre in New Lynn.

Tickets cost $15-24. Book online at or phone 09 361 1000.

The 5 natural ways

Five natural ways to wellbeing


Me Whakawhanaunga 

Connecting with nature is great for you! The beauty is in how simple it can be. Remember if you can’t get outside, you can always bring the outdoors in.


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Nature provides, it gives everything needed to not only survive, but thrive. Here’s some cool ways you can give back to nature:


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Take notice

 Me aro tonu

It's common to go about your daily life, oblivious to your natural environment. Take some time to be mindful of what’s happening around you.


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Keep learning

Me ako tonu

There’s always something new to learn and discover when you interact with nature:


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Be active

Me kori tonu

Getting outside exposure and exercising is good for your overall health and wellbeing, plus it strengthens you connection with nature:


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