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Taumarere Awa Art Exhibition Opens Over Waitangi

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 16:23:32 +1300 | Te Ringahuia Hata

Taumarere Awa Art Exhibition Opens Over Waitangi A month long art exhibition opened over Waitangi weekend at the Kawakawa art gallery showcasing a number of emerging weavers and artists from Ngāti Manu, one of the hapu in the Bay of Islands.More >>

Māoriland Film Festival Announces 2016 Programme

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 16:07:05 +1300 | Maoriland Film Festival

Today at Te Rā o Waitangi, Māoriland Film Festival revealed their official programme for 2016. More >>

TAPAC’s Pride Festival Season 2016

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 15:40:32 +1300 | TAPAC

A thrilling and fearless celebration of Queer Pride, performed by an outstanding lineup of heroic artists. More >>

New Zealand Society of Authors Waitangi Day Honours announce

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 14:37:34 +1300 | New Zealand Society of Authors

Two kiwi novelists making big waves on the international scene have been made Honorary Literary Fellows in the New Zealand Society of Authors' annual Waitangi Day Honours. More >>

Ministry supporting Waitangi Day 2016 across Aotearoa

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 14:15:42 +1300 | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

A range of events are taking place across Aotearoa/New Zealand giving New Zealanders an opportunity to mark Waitangi Day. A total of $288,000 has been distributed to organisations across the country through the Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund administered ...More >>

Prince Coming to Australia And New Zealand

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 13:17:48 +1300 | Dainty Group

Breaking Music News! Prince Coming to Australia And New Zealand 'Piano & A Microphone' Tour February 2016 All Details Announced Soon More >>

World Premiere of Family Favourite in New Zealand Festival

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 12:56:26 +1300 | Circa Theatre

The world premiere of The ACB With Honora Lee will feature as Circa’s offering in The New Zealand Festival 2016. Adapted for the stage by Jane Waddell from Kate De Goldi’s acclaimed 2012 children’s novel, is a charming exploration of kindness, ...More >>

Graham to Release Debut March 25 on on Warner Bros. Records

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 12:39:53 +1300 | Warner Music

Lukas Graham to Release Self-Titled Debut March 25 on Warner Bros. Records Poised for Breakout Success as ‘7 Years’ Soars up Charts More >>

Uni Shorts Film Festival 2016 - Extension to Entry Deadline

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 12:21:58 +1300 | Uni Shorts

As many schools are only returning from their holidays this month, we have extended the entry deadline to 11 March 2016. More >>

Review: The Building Blocks of 'Spotlight'

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 12:21:06 +1300 | Howard Davis

'Spotlight' is a deeply disturbing film for at least three reasons. Not only does it reveal the systemic institutional corruption of the Boston Archdiocese in particular and the Catholic Church in general. It also shows how the process of investigative ...More >>

Tiki Releases Pertinent Kiwi Anthem ‘No Place Like Home’

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 11:04:56 +1300 | Delete

In the wake of the monumental anti-TPPA protest yesterday and the advent of Waitangi Day, award-winning, multi-platinum artist and producer Tiki Taane returns with a poignant new song that celebrates hometown New Zealand. Penned in appreciation of ...More >>

Get Happy With New Website

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:33:50 +1300 | Get Happy

New website and deal finder Get Happy launched this week in Auckland and Wellington. The site lets users find cheap food, drink, and entertainment options in their area. More >>

Chinese New Year

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:20:38 +1300 | Nelson Media Agency

There’s a major cultural connection in Nelson this year as the Chinese New Year celebration coincides with the annual International Kai Festival at Founders’ Park and the Whakatu Marae. Miaolin Li from the New Zealand Chinese Association Nelson ...More >>

Chinese Celebrity Power Couple Choose Waitomo

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 09:58:36 +1300 | Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Chinese celebrity power couple, Nicky Wu (China’s answer to Justin Timberlake) and popular actress, Liu Shishi, have chosen Waitomo Glowworm Caves to take their pre-wedding photos. This week they brought with them world-renowned fashion photographer, ...More >>

L’orchestre d’hommes-orchestres Performs Tom Waits

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 09:52:26 +1300 | Q Theatre

Quebec’s L’orchestre d’hommes-orchestres (LODHO) will perform at Auckland’s Q Theatre on Debs McSmith says, eliver justternational talent to New Zealand ical and from March 22 – 24, 2016.More >>

Launching the First Nipple Offensive

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 09:32:33 +1300 | Dead Leg Theatrics

A dynamic pair are set to explode into The New Zealand Fringe Festival this February. The 2016 NZ Fringe will host the world premiere of THE OFFENSIVE NIPPLE SHOW , a new show tweaking those tiny lumps of double standard on the female front. Charging ...More >>

Award-winning performer returns to the NZ stage

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 09:22:31 +1300 | Bridie Connell

Award-winning performer returns to the NZ stage after 8 years! Bridie Connell in NATURAL HABITAT The Fringe Bar, February 24 & 25, 7PM, $14-20 More >>

Loading Docs 2016: Change

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 17:02:24 +1300 | Loading Docs

Loading Docs, the online documentary initiative, is back for a third year to launch another ten cutting-edge, 3-minute shorts that tell true stories of transformation, growth, adversity and hope. The theme for this year’s selection is ‘change’.More >>

Funding Approved for Three Iconic Kāpiti Events

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 17:00:36 +1300 | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Council has approved one-off funding for three significant events to be held in Kāpiti this year. The grants were approved today by the Environment and Community Development Committee. The recipients were the Ōtaki Kite Festival , which got $8,000 ...More >>

Judges Announced for Premier Vegetable Competition

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 13:09:15 +1300 | New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge

Judges Announced for Premier Vegetable Competition The country’s premier vegetable competition, The New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge 2016, will be judged by some of New Zealand’s leading hospitality figures. Geoff Scott, chef/owner, Vinnies ...More >>


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