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Hayley Westenra Thankful For Prince William's New Zealand Visit

3/14/2011 2:20pm EDT
Hayley Westenra
Opera singer Hayley Westenra is glad British royal Prince William is planning a trip to earthquake-ravaged New Zealand this week, because it will give victims a boost following the disaster.

The soprano's hometown of Christchurch was devastated last month by a massive tremor which left more than 160 people dead. Westenra is now planning to host a benefit gig in her native country to raise funds for those affected by the quake and she's pleased to hear Prince William is taking time out from his busy schedule to visit New Zealand, as well as parts of Australia which were devastated by flood...
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Hayley Westenra Missed New Zealand Earthquake By Days

2/23/2011 1:53pm EST
Hayley Westenra
Singer Hayley Westenra narrowly avoided falling victim to the New Zealand earthquake after jetting out of the country just days before disaster struck.

The Kiwi soprano headed back to her native country earlier this month to visit her family at their home in Christchurch, and returned to the U.K. days before a devastating tremor hit the city on Tuesday.

The panic-stricken star immediately called her relatives when she heard the news - and was relieved to discover the only loss they suffered was her father's office block.

Westenra tells British TV show Daybreak, "I actually only just go...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 10

4/10/2009 3:00am EDT
Mandy Moore
Happy Birthday to actress/singer Amanda "AJ" Michalka (1991), "The Sixth Sense" actor Haley Joel Osment (1988), New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra (1987), American singer/actress Mandy Moore (1984), "Final Destination 3" actor Ryan Merriman (1983), British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), R&B singer Kenny Lattimore (1970), comedic actor Orlando Jones (1968), Primus drummer Tim Alexander (1965), bandleader/former Stray Cat Brian Setzer (1960), South Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa (1960), R&B/pop singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (1958), "Ally McBeal" actor Peter MacNicol (1954), tough-guy-actor...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 10

4/10/2008 3:00am EDT
Mandy Moore
Happy Birthday to actress/singer Amanda "AJ" Michalka (1991), "The Sixth Sense" actor Haley Joel Osment (1988), New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra (1987), American singer/actress Mandy Moore (1984), "Final Destination 3" actor Ryan Merriman (1983), British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), R&B singer Kenny Lattimore (1970), comedic actor Orlando Jones (1968), Primus drummer Tim Alexander (1965), bandleader/former Stray Cat Brian Setzer (1960), South Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa (1960), R&B/pop singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (1958), "Ally McBeal" actor Peter MacNicol (1954), tough-guy-actor...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 10

4/10/2007 3:00am EDT
Mandy Moore
Happy Birthday to actress/singer Amanda "AJ" Michalka (1991), "The Sixth Sense" actor Haley Joel Osment (1988), New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra (1987), American singer/actress Mandy Moore (1984), "Final Destination 3" actor Ryan Merriman (1983), British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), R&B singer Kenny Lattimore (1970), comedic actor Orlando Jones (1968), Primus drummer Tim Alexander (1965), bandleader/former Stray Cat Brian Setzer (1960), South Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa (1960), R&B/pop singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (1958), "Ally McBeal" actor Peter MacNicol (1954), tough-guy-actor...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 10

4/10/2006 3:00am EDT
Mandy Moore
Happy Birthday to actress/singer Amanda "AJ" Michalka (1991), "The Sixth Sense" actor Haley Joel Osment (1988), New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra (1987), American singer/actress Mandy Moore (1984), "Final Destination 3" actor Ryan Merriman (1983), British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), R&B singer Kenny Lattimore (1970), comedic actor Orlando Jones (1968), Primus drummer Tim Alexander (1965), bandleader/former Stray Cat Brian Setzer (1960), South Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa (1960), R&B/pop singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (1958), "Ally McBeal" actor Peter MacNicol (1954), tough-guy-actor...
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Hayley Westenra To Tour US With Il Divo

11/11/2005 6:39am EST
Hay;ey Westenra
18-year-old International singing sensation Hayley Westenra has received the coveted opening slot on Il Divo's US tour. Set to begin January 31st in Wallingford, CT, the songstress will tour with the band across the United States until the end of February -- approximately 14 dates.

The young singer is familiar with the US having toured many cities last year with her chart-topping debut CD, Pure, which sold over 2 million copies worldwide. On October 18th, Hayley, whom the New York Times called "the voice of an angel," released her follow up CD, Odyssey, in the United States on Decca. T...
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