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A Romantic Start to the Festive Season

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:31:59 +1300 | Musique Romantique

MEDIA RELEASE For release on 21 October 2016 A Romantic Start to the Festive Season In a not-to-be-missed pre-festive season show at BATS Theatre, Wellington vocalist Matthew Pike will present arrangements of much-loved songs from the late romantic ...More >>

Local History Week

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:49:22 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy some of the great line-up of events in this year’s Local History Week. Over 30 events held over the week offer a variety of subjects presented through talks, walks, workshops, displays and interactive events ...More >>

Rodger Fox Headlines Christmas in the Square

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:38:40 +1300 | Christmas in the Square

Santa is getting jazzed up with some assistance from the big brass for this year’s Christmas in The Square in Palmerston North. More >>

MEA & T-Mobile: Just reached top #20 in Apple’s App Store

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:37:26 +1300 | MEA Mobile

MEA ’s Printicular app has just reached #19 in Apple’s App Store Top Free Apps (USA), and #4 in the Photo & Video category. More >>

Auckland’s top chefs join forces

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:36:14 +1300 | Ora King

Foodies will feast on a special six-course degustation dinner on October 27 when five of Auckland’s top chefs collaborate to bring a truly unique gastronomic experience to the City of Sails. A limited number of tickets are now on sale for the one-off ...More >>

Electoral Commission Welcomes Court of Appeal Decision

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:57:59 +1300 | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission welcomes today’s decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of Electoral Commission v Darren Hamish Watson And Anor (CA239/2015). More >>

Judgment: Electoral Commision v Watson & ANOR

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:48:38 +1300 | NZ Court of Appeal

A The application for leave to amend the grounds of appeal is granted. B The appeal is dismissed. C The appellant must pay the respondents costs for a complex appeal on a bandA basis and usual disbursements. We certify for second counsel.More >>

Theatre in Small Town New Zealand Just Got Serious…

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:06:34 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

The Basement is back with their 8th Annual Christmas Show, and after exhausting every Christmas topic - from remakes of Jesus Christ Superstar and Charles Dickens, to Christmas murder mysteries, and pantomimes featuring internet mega-mind Santa’s ...More >>

Miller Yule Confirmed as Special Guest

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:55:06 +1300 | Blackout Music Management

Blackout is thrilled to announce that New Zealand singer-songwriter Miller Yule will be special guest on the Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals More >>

Review: New Albums by Bic Runga & Anna Coddington

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:52:08 +1300 | Howard Davis

What is it about the New Zealand climate that continuously produces such beautiful vocalists? From the superstardom of Kiri Te Kanawa and Lorde, to the more modest homespun musings of Mel Parsons and Moana Ete, extraordinary female singer/songwriters ...More >>

Not just some poetry hack

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:24:00 +1300 | Escalator Press

Everything is here is Rob Hack’s first collection of poems. It explores his relationship to his Rarotongan heritage as well as his connection to Niue and New Zealand, and the places where his family lived when he was growing up. More >>

French memorial design finalists exhibited

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:59:42 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Four striking designs for the French memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington go on public display tonight, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says.More >>

Buckle up buttercup and be safe this Labour Day Weekend

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:09:35 +1300 | New Zealand Police

With a sharp increase in the number of people killed in crashes not wearing seatbelts, Police are using the long weekend to launch their ‘Buckle up buttercup’ campaign to encourage everyone to wear their seatbelt.More >>

FESTA begins this Friday

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:24:34 +1300 | FESTA

FESTA kicks off this Friday 21 October with the SuperWOW Disco, live for one night only at the much-loved Dace-O-Mat and the opening of the Lost Christchurch exhibition, which looks at the erasure of heritage architecture in the city. It continues on ...More >>

Remarkables Market returns on Labour weekend

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:42:48 +1300 | Remarkables Park

The iconic Remarkables Market commences its seventh summer season this Saturday (October 22 2016) from 9am until 2pm, set against a backdrop of incredible Remarkables Mountain views. Remarkables Market is a popular place for locals and visitors to ...More >>

Free Theatre Christchurch presents: Casablanca Ubu Night

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:57:07 +1300 | Free Theatre Christchurch

We were going to wait until next year to "play it again Sam", but such has been the demand, we just can't wait! With a few added twists and turns - "here's looking at you kid", again!More >>

Dancers and puppeteers to share Indian cultural traditions

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:42:22 +1300 | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Indian performers entertaining New Zealand crowds at Diwali festivals will also take to the road and visit schools in Rotorua, Paraparaumu, Levin and Wellington. More >>

Support local talent and a local charity!

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:57:31 +1300 | StarJam

Support local talent and a local charity by coming along to the Buskathon 4 StarJam Live Event at your local Rockshop onSaturday 29 October! More >>

New book - New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:06:22 +1300 | University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history sets out to inform current debate about the sustainable use of New Zealand’s fresh water by exploring the history of our often conflicted relationship with our rivers. More >>

ARTBOURNE 2016 – famous artists sale for scholarships

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:56:29 +1300 | Wellesley College

ARTBOURNE 2016 – famous artists’ exhibit for sale at Wellington school, Wellesley College, to raise funds for scholarships. 3 – 6 November. More >>


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