7 Lydney Place – Porirua

Sunday 6th May 4 – 6pm


Sam Manzanza is a musician not to be missed.  He is the man who popularised traditional and modern African music in New Zealand.

A versatile instrumentalist, composer and singer, he plays blues harp, guitar and percussion, and sings in French, English and Lingala.

His fast paced blend of African rhythms, Ska, Hot, Spicy music and Afro Beat is always a hit with the audience.

OPEN MIC – come and perform your original material be it cover songs or home grown music, poetry, dance, magic, comedy.  All welcome.  First Sunday of every month.


Janis Freegard is the author of Kingdom Animalia: the Escapades of Linnaeus  and co-author of AUP New Poets. She also writes fiction and is a past winner of the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Award.  Janis was born in South Shields , England and lived in South Africa and Australia before her family settled in New Zealand when she was twelve.  She lives in Wellington with an historian, a cat and various spiders.

Contact Teu at or Cell 0210379513 and check out the Facebook page called “Music at the Metro”