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Archive: 2021

  • GRANT FOR SWITCHBOARD REPLACEMENT

    29 June 2021

    Many thanks to the Howick Local Board for a $3,000 grant towards the replacement of our lighting control room switchboard. The original board was from 1974, so an upgrade was well overdue for safety reasons.

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  • CONGRATULATIONS, VOLUNTEERS

    26 June 2021

    Congratulations to the following members whose work for the theatre was acknowledged by the Howick Local Board today at its Volunteer Recognition Awards ceremony: Trevor Hynes, Doug Johnston, Linda Lehrke and Laurie Mills. Well done and thank you.

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  • IRIS CHURN

    20 May 2021

    It is with much sadness that we announce the passing away of Iris Churn this morning. A  member of the theatre since 1955, and a stalwart of the HLT Wardrobe, Iris, who was known for her work both off stage and ...

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  • “THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN”

    17 May 2021

    Audiences are loving the HLT production of The Girl on the Train and tickets are flying out the door. Here’s what one reviewer said: “A contemporary and complex psycho-thriller, a "whodunnit" with twists and turns, anticipations and numerous attempts to guess ...

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  • MARY DE KOSTER

    13 March 2021

    It was with much sadness that HLT learnt today of the death of life member, actress, director and former committee member Mary de Koster on March 9. She was the wife of the late Guus, who was also heavily involved in the ...

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  • WELCOME RETURN TO COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL 1

    12 March 2021

    The theatre is now operating under Covid-19 Alert Level 1 restrictions. All the extra safety and hygiene measures that were put in place last year have been maintained, including steam cleaning of hard surfaces, counters, toilets and balustrades.  Staff and volunteers ...

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  • NEW ROLLER DOOR AND MOTOR

    24 February 2021

    Many thanks to Pub Charity for a grant of $1476 towards a new roller door for our Deck area and a new roller door motor for our Workshop. This grant has made a big difference to our operation. 

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  • NEW FOYER FURNITURE

    23 February 2021

    Many thanks to the Lion Foundation for a generous grant of $3000 towards comfortable new foyer furniture in the theatre. It is now installed, and is providing more comfortable public seating in this area.

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  • DIANE FRANCIS

    23 January 2021

    It was with much sadness that HLT learnt today of the death of life member, director and playwright Diane Francis. She passed away peacefully on January 19, at Lady Allum Rest Home, aged 91. Diane joined HLT in 1963, and became ...

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