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Popular Pixie Town Opening Soon

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:54:33 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Christmas arrives at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum when Pixie Town opens on Saturday, 6 December. Visitors will be able to enjoy the historic exhibition, visit Santa and have their photo taken, make Christmas crafts, dress up like a pixie or relax with ...More >>

Whitireia Commercial Dance Show Listing

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:54:03 +1300 | Whitireia

FRAMED- Dance inspired by art. Come along to see the Graduating students of Whitireia’s Commercial Dance Diploma perform a vibrant collection of dance pieces inspired by art. Thursday 27th- Saturday 29th 7pm and Saturday 29th at 3pm. Go to www.thetheatre.co.nz ...More >>

$550,000 for international Golden Oldies event

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:45:16 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce today announced a Major Events Development Fund (MEDF) investment of $550,000 for an international Golden Oldies event to be held in Christchurch in 2018.More >>

Art in the Dark - video, snaps and more!

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:33:45 +1300 | Art In The Dark

Through rain, wind, storms, and sun, Art in the Dark lit up Western Park in spectacular style last week! Now the event is all packed up and we've all caught up on our sleep, its time to share some photos and video and finish up our Boosted campaign .More >>

Get Set for world-class hospitality and entertainment

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:29:33 +1300 | NZ Festival of Tennis

Get Set for world-class hospitality and entertainment at the NZ Festival of Tennis MASU, The Grill by Sean Connolly, Peking Duk, Jupiter Project and more After an incredibly successful inaugural year, the NZ Festival of Tennis is set to wow the senses for ...More >>

Shane Cotton: Blank Geometry

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:03:15 +1300 | Michael Lett

Michael Lett is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Shane Cotton. In Blank Geometry Cotton offers a suite of new works on paper, many of which deploy his signature forms of the past few years: ambiguous texts; birds being stretched ...More >>

A smart new look for Frimley Aquatic Centre

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:25:40 +1300 | Hastings District Council

The Frimley Aquatic Centre will sport a trendy and smart new look when it opens for the summer season on Monday (24th November). Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule says “The pool complex has been given a $395,000 makeover during the winter and this has produced ...More >>

Pakowhai – The Eye of Opotiki

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:59:49 +1300 | Te Mete

NZ Maori Artist, Te Mete, is on a mission to enhance and showcase the beauty that exists in the Whakatohea / Opotiki region. More >>

Outstanding acts for next year - Arts On Tour NZ 2015

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:42:17 +1300 | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Now entering its 31st year, Arts On Tour NZ is proud of touring some of the country’s best performers to the smaller centres of the country. This year, AOTNZ is particularly pleased with its line-up. More >>

Scholarship programme for creative young New Zealanders

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:45:39 +1300 | THE Marketing Company

Since 2004 THE Marketing Company has helped business owners grow their business dreams through training courses that get results. Now they have taken to helping young people follow their passions in a completely different way; by helping creative ...More >>

Speaker rates Australasia over US for game industry culture

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:39:03 +1300 | AnimfxNZ

Lifetime gamer and gaming community manager Tara Brannigan believes industry culture in Australasia is galaxies apart from that in the United States, where she began her career.More >>

All-girl Johnny Cash tribute band to play at Out in the Park

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:52:58 +1300 | Out in the Square

Out Wellington Incorporated is proud to announce The Johnnys, the world’s first and only all-girl Johnny Cash tribute band is the headline act for Out in the Park 2015.More >>

Standby For Auckland Fringe Fever

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:35:57 +1300 | Auckland Fringe

Can you hear the noise? It’s the undeniable buzz of Auckland Fringe, which is about to carve up new space in Tamaki Makaurau with its next installment in 2015. Expect bold-and-ballsy drama, wildly frenetic dance and genre-busting street performance ...More >>

One-night-only screening of films by Harun Farocki

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:06:17 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

A one-night-only screening of three films by the late Harun Farocki, a German media artist, critic, editor and curator, will be shown at the Light House Cinema Cuba next Wednesday 26 November.More >>

Vintage VIP Programme offers great rewards

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:43:26 +1300 | Mainstreet Wanganui

The Whanganui Vintage Weekend Trust has been working behind the scenes since February to create another vintage extravaganza next Wellington Anniversary Weekend that promises to be bigger and better than any before.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:19:31 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS forming part of New Zealand’s contribution to the fight against Islamic State? From the New York Times a fortnight ago: With relatively ...More >>

Song and dance sorted for this year’s Christmas in the Hutt

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:56:25 +1300 | Hutt City Council

Christmas in the Hutt is set to impress with big-name local acts, community groups, favourite radio hosts and more food and entertainment than you can shake a (hot-dog) stick at. More >>

2015 Lineup, with Peking Duk, Jupiter Project and more

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:22:53 +1300 | Heineken Open Baseline Afterparty

This summer, the Heineken Baseline After Party returns to serve up the ultimate finale to the New Zealand Festival of Tennis. Hosted at the ASB Tennis Centre for a seventh instalment, the party kicks off on Saturday January 17th at the conclusion of the ...More >>

Jono And Ben Celebrate TV3’s 1/2 Half Century

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:01:58 +1300 | TV3

Jono And Ben Celebrate TV3’s 1/2 Half Century TV3’s 25th birthday is a huge occasion. In honour of this, Jono, Ben, Guy and Rose have been allowed an extra 30 minutes of airtime and an earlier slot for their extravaganza Jono and Ben Celebrate ...More >>

DC Harding Wins Los Angeles Top Artist Honour

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:23:20 +1300 | Harding Music Group

Whanganui Singer/Song writer, DC Harding returned yesterday after his big win at the Los Angeles Music Awards. Harding won his category for Best Male Pop Artist of the Year last week at the Avalon Theatre in Hollywood. He was nominated for two awards.More >>

 

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