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Red Panda Cubs Out And About at Hamilton Zoo

Wed, 27 May 2015 16:46:47 +1200 | Hamilton Zoo

Red Panda Cubs Out And About at Hamilton Zoo Two Red Panda cubs born in January are now starting to venture out of their den to explore their enclosure at Hamilton Zoo. The young male and female are the seventh and eight cubs for Hamilton Zoo’s ...More >>

Best of the Best Poll 2015

Wed, 27 May 2015 16:41:30 +1200 | Mainstreet Wanganui

It’s almost that time of year again. Time for the Mainstreet Wanganui annual Best of the Best public poll. Mainstreet Wanganui needs you to tell them who your favourite CBD businesses and service people are. If you have a favourite restaurant, gift store, ...More >>

Auckland Ballet Intensive

Wed, 27 May 2015 16:28:26 +1200 | UNITEC

Dance Ballet Intensive with instructors Kimbrian Bergh and Nicci Theis. For intermediate to advanced dancers - class, Repertoire Rehearsals and Pas De Deux. Numbers are strictly limited.More >>

Auditor-General's report published

Wed, 27 May 2015 14:08:59 +1200 | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report, Effectiveness of governance in the arts, culture, and heritage sector, was presented to the House of Representatives today. The report can be viewed on our website: More >>

Yellow Eye Dunedin Brings a Special Double Bill

Wed, 27 May 2015 13:46:11 +1200 | Centrepoint Theatre

YELLOW EYE DUNEDIN and THE DARK ROOM proudly present A SPECIAL CONCERT featuring Charlotte Yates with Gil Eva Craig, and Rob Thorne Taonga Puoro. More >>

Young And Hungry Show Moves to the Professional Stage

Wed, 27 May 2015 12:31:41 +1200 | Circa Theatre

The Return Season of the 2014 Young and Hungry sensation. Last year, Director Kerryn Palmer brought the youthful dark comedy to life at Wellington’s Bats Theatre as part of the 2014 Young and Hungry Festival of New Theatre , and she is thrilled to ...More >>

Shortland Street films at Massey University

Wed, 27 May 2015 12:02:36 +1200 | Massey University

Massey University’s Auckland campus was the perfect venue for filming scenes for this week’s Shortland Street television programme, screening on May 25/26. More >>

PANZ 10-Minute Play Competition results

Wed, 27 May 2015 11:19:23 +1200 | Playwrights Association

Here are the results of the 2015 Playwrights Association of New Zealand 10-Minute Play Competition. More >>

Spend your Queen's Birthday on Queens Wharf

Wed, 27 May 2015 09:37:58 +1200 | The Maple

Queen's Birthday on Queens Wharf is back for 2015. Join in the festivities with a three-day free event filled with music, culture, food, industry and history celebrating England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.More >>

Opera Otago presents The Magic Flute

Tue, 26 May 2015 12:28:03 +1200 | Opera Otago

Opera Otago’s production of Mozart’s most popular comic opera has been renovated by John Drummond for today’s world and is performed by a cast of brilliant young singers, including students from the University of Otago’s Department of Music ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security services

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:51:06 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Whatever the conflicts and point scoring between them on other issues, National and Labour have always spoken virtually as one on free trade and the role of the security services. Therefore, the recent appointment of former Labour Finance Minister Sir ...More >>

Meet Meccanoid at Motat This Queens Birthday Weekend

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:42:15 +1200 | MOTAT

Meet Meccanoid at MOTAT This Queens Birthday Weekend The Auckland public has the chance to interact with Meccano’s award-winning personal child-size robot, Meccanoid, at the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) until the end of Queen’s Birthday ...More >>

Ngā Pou Wahinereturns for Tour During Matariki

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:23:31 +1200 | SWPR

It’s been 20 years since Taki Rua Productions first presented Ngā Pou Wahine in what was a watershed moment in the career of prolific Māori writer Briar Grace-Smith. Taki Rua Productions brings Ngā Pou Wahine back to the stage for strictly limited ...More >>

Family Festival Fun For Matariki In Wellington

Mon, 25 May 2015 16:28:04 +1200 | SWPR

Night sky discoveries, storytellers, a flash mob, star weaving and experiencing a night-time tour of six of Wellington’s art galleries are just a few of the events and activities for children and families during the Wellington Matariki Festival.More >>

Finalists selected in No.8 Wire National Art Award

Mon, 25 May 2015 16:16:13 +1200 | National Agricultural Fieldays

New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays® is pleased to announce finalists have been selected for the No.8 Wire National Art Award, partnered by Waikato Museum. More >>

SWPR Event Listings May-August 2015

Mon, 25 May 2015 14:17:10 +1200 | SWPR

Young musicians all over New Zealand are competing in the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest - it's the 50th Jubilee for the contest this year PLUS it's festival time with Wellington Matariki Festival in June and July, then Christchurch ...More >>

Sip and Sample Champers and Celebrities

Mon, 25 May 2015 11:21:35 +1200 | Bay Of Many Coves

Champagne and French-inspired jazz are an irresistible combination. You can sip one and sample the other. More >>

Meet a Kiwi - new opportunity

Mon, 25 May 2015 11:17:23 +1200 | Orokonui Sanctuary

On Tuesday week 2nd June we have an opportunity for 6 more people to see a young kiwi up close (2 people per kiwi). You can be part of our health check of juvenile kiwi and learn about what our kiwi crèche aims to achieve. The kiwi will be in their ...More >>

Part of NZ Martime History on Trade Me for a dollar

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:45:29 +1200 | Otunui Paddleboat

New Zealand’s historic Otunui Paddleboat is listed on the Trade Me auction site as a one dollar reserve which closes Sunday 31 May. At 108 years old, the Otunui is one of New Zealand’s oldest operating paddleboats. More >>

Comedian Russell Brand Announces New Zealand Show

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:12:47 +1200 | Blackout Music Management

Returning to New Zealand in October 2015, with his brand new show Trew World Order , superstar comedian Russell Brand has been hailed as ‘ the most exciting comedian of his generation’ by Time Out Magazine .More >>


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