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Feminist Fables and Women’s War Stories

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:07:52 +1200 | Nelson Women's Centre

Nine Nelson women with interesting lives across a range of sectors will tell their ‘Feminist Fables and Women’s War Stories’ at a fundraising evening in support of the Nelson Women’s Centre.More >>

Gordon Campbell on another reason to loathe HR departments

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:46:30 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

This morning’s news item about Police emergency call centre staff turning up for work while they’re sick – because they’re afraid their sick leave statistics will be used against them – is not an isolated case.More >>

Better Public Media reaction to Melissa Lee Member’s Bill

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:14:51 +1200 | Better Public Media

Better Public Media Trust warns that the Member’s Bill from Melissa Lee is really an attack on low-rating public media content – especially Māori content. More >>

Southern Fork Americana Fest 2018 - Line Up and Dates

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:32:08 +1200 | Southern Fork Americana Fest


The Fire and Fury of Verdi's Requiem

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:25:34 +1200 | Orchestra Wellington

Headline: Michael Fowler Centre to Resound with the Fire and Fury of Verdi’s Requiem More >>

The Dome has landed

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:36:16 +1200 | Hastings District Council

The Dome has landed A unique venue resembling something from a science fiction movie has popped up in the Hastings CBD this week and will host a number of events in coming days.More >>

Consumer NZ welcomes action against Viagogo

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:32:02 +1200 | Consumer NZ

Consumer NZ is welcoming the Commerce Commission’s announcement it’s taking ticket resale website Viagogo to the High Court, seeking declarations the company has breached the Fair Trading Act. More >>

Fashion weekend at Waikato Museum

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:29:18 +1200 | Waikato Museum

Hamiltonians who have been hoarding items of clothing from bygone eras could have their old favourites officially become part of New Zealand’s fashion history. More >>

The Minstrel in The Gallery - Sam Hunt's Selected Poems

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:04:35 +1200 | Howard Davis

Perhaps the most striking aspect of Sam Hunt's poetry is its quality of urgent authenticity. Encountering this latest compilation, the reader is immediately struck by its easy accessibility, tonal sincerity, and lack of linguistic pretension. In eschewing complexity ...More >>

Vodafone offers Netflix on eligible mobile plans

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:37:54 +1200 | Vodafone NZ

Vodafone announced today customers on any pay monthly mobile plan $79.99 or above will now be able to watch their favourite Netflix series, films and documentaries, thanks to Vodafone. More >>

Te Manawa Art Gallery’s closure shortened

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:30:25 +1200 | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council has worked closely with Te Manawa to re-scope the repair and improvement work at the Art Gallery after concerns were raised about its length of closure.More >>

Communications student finds ghost in music box

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:59:22 +1200 | University of Auckland

Imagine a drag queen ghost in corsets who lives inside a music box. That’s just one of the characters in Communications student Rose Goldthorp’s 90-minute feature film, A Ghost in Corsets , which premieres at Devonport’s cinema - The Vic. on ...More >>

Commission to sue Viagogo

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:55:14 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission is to commence civil proceedings in the High Court against Switzerland-based ticket resale website Viagogo.More >>

6LACK Returns To NZ On World Tour

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:21:45 +1200 | Frontier Touring Company


Go behind the scenes at Auckland Diwali Festival

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:20:13 +1200 | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Do you study, work in or aspire to study or work in event management? Would your studies, work or aspirations benefit by taking part in the 2018 Auckland Diwali Festival observer programme? • If so, and you have Indian heritage, the festival organisers ...More >>

Wolf Alice Shortlist for Mercury Prize - Auckland Reschedule

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:13:10 +1200 | Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring wish to advise that Wolf Alice ’s Auckland show has been rescheduled to accommodate the band’s attendance at the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize award ceremony in London, following news that their album Visions Of A Life has been shortlisted ...More >>

Mutual parting of ways - Convention Centre and Movie Museum

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:30:11 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and The Movie Museum Limited (TMML) have today announced a mutually-agreed parting of the ways for a joint project between the Council’s Convention Centre and TMML’s Movie Museum, which were proposed for Cable Street ...More >>

Study into options for a performing arts venue in Dunedin

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:54:27 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Dunedin (Wednesday, 15 August 2018) – A plan to fund a major study into options for a performing arts venue in the city has been given a welcome boost by Creative New Zealand.More >>

Bright Star

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:42:54 +1200 | Auckland Live

In the 1980s, Beatrice Hill Tinsley was a celebrated cosmologist, acknowledged by the American Astronomical Society for her outstanding research contribution to astrophysics, with a main-belt asteroid named in her honour.More >>

Joel Tobeck is Back on Stage for Mr Burns!

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:37:22 +1200 | Elephant Publicity

This September will mark the return of high-profile New Zealand actor Joel Tobeck as he takes to the stage for the first time in over a decade. Tobeck will be stepping into the titular role for Silo Theatre’s genre-bending new production of Mr Burns, ...More >>

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