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IHC Art Awards open in explosion of colour

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 21:00:37 +1200 | IHC

Musician and artist Boh Runga was greeted with a riot of colour when she arrived to judge the first round of the IHC Art Awards at Northart Gallery in Auckland today (Thursday 2 July).More >>

Hamilton Heads to Grand Tease Final

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:12:06 +1200 | Grand Tease NZ

Hamilton’s burlesque scene is growing strong going by the sold out Meteor theatre on Saturday night. The audience packed out the house to watch the 20 acts performed, two acts per performer, a ‘Classic’ and a Neo’ style for the first national ...More >>

National Random Acts of Kindness Event!

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:46:17 +1200 | NZ Ninja Baking Drop

New Zealand Ninja Baking Drop Fancy doing something you love to make someone else’s day? More >>

$3,000 Prize for a Tin of Spaghetti

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:32:15 +1200 | New Zealand Art Show

Wairarapa artist Matt Guild has won the coveted NZ Art Show Signature Piece Art Award with his quintessential kiwiana piece ‘Spaghetti Open Can,’ an oil painting that depicts one of New Zealand’s iconic food items. His piece, one of 10 finalists ...More >>

QLDC Announces Funding for Major Events

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:24:30 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Support worth almost $446,000 has been allocated to 23 major events that will be held across the Queenstown Lakes District in the next 12 months. The Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved the grants and in-kind support from its events fund ...More >>

New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:49:58 +1200 | Karaitiana Taiuru

Organisers of the Māori Meet Up sub session of Net Hui in Auckland 8-10 July are encouraging Māori and those interested in Māori digital space to attend the free day event and hear from new and emerging digital leaders.More >>

Miromoda Fashion Competition Reaches New Heights

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:43:14 +1200 | Miromoda

Saturday saw a new city and a new venue for the increasingly popular annual Miromoda Fashion Design competition. Held at Hamilton’s Novotel Tainui, twenty short listed entrants faced a panel of judges to vie for places in the Miromoda Showcase, which ...More >>

Don McGlashan Announces New Date for New Plymouth Show

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:20:35 +1200 | The Maple

The recently released album "Lucky Stars" from outstanding New Zealand songwriter Don McGlashan has been taken to the road over the past month. More >>

Another blockbuster Petone Winter Carnival planned

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:10:04 +1200 | Hutt City Council

Another blockbuster Petone Winter Carnival planned It’s only one month until Petone Winter Carnival on Saturday 1 August and planning is well underway for the best day out this winter.More >>

Warner Bros Launches Season of New Productions and Rebrands

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 15:28:36 +1200 | Warner Brothers

Auckland, Wednesday 1 July 2015, Warner Bros. International Television Production in New Zealand have launched a slate of new productions that coincide with the rebrand of Eyeworks New Zealand into Warner Bros. International Television Production. The ...More >>

SWPR Event Listings July-September 2015

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:33:25 +1200 | SWPR

The competition heats up for the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest National Finals, plus Wellington Matariki Festival continues and Christchurch Arts Festival is on in August and September More >>

New ‘Get Smart’ Exhibition Opening Soon

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:14:21 +1200 | MOTAT

Have you ever found yourself marvelling at the rapid advancements of technology and connectivity in the world around you? Then be prepared to be enthralled by MOTAT’s new interactive exhibition, Get Smart – NZ Wired in the Digital World | Kia Atamai ...More >>

Rise Against return to Australia & New Zealand

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:49:13 +1200 | Mushroom Group

They’re one of punk’s most exciting, politically social bands, renowned for energetic live shows and dizzying, larger than life anthems. Frontier Touring is thrilled to welcome back acclaimed Chicago four-piece Rise Against, returning to Australia and ...More >>

The 'Spy Tower' seeks secret agents these school holidays

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:20:02 +1200 | SKYCITY

These school holidays the Sky Tower turns into the ‘Spy Tower’ with awesome activities and a Secret Mission to keep the kids busy! More >>

Warbirds and Wheels Century of Trucking

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 09:50:36 +1200 | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: The Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow will next year be celebrating 100 years of trucking and is inviting truck owners from all over New Zealand to register. More >>

Nominations open for GARDENA Gardener of the Year

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:07:50 +1200 | Porter Novelli

NZ Gardener has today launched its 2015 GARDENA Gardener of the Year Awards, looking for Kiwi gardening superheroes doing amazing work in their garden and community. More >>

Creep and Crawl After Dark at the Museum

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:39:43 +1200 | Canterbury Museum

Grab a torch and bring the family to a creepy crawly night at Canterbury Museum! More >>

Auckland to Host Outdoor Design Showcase

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:32:56 +1200 | Purple Sherbert

The dates for the 2015 Auckland Garden DesignFest have been confirmed as 14 and 15 November 2015. More >>

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents brilliant new dance NOW

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:12:00 +1200 | Footnote Dance Company

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents brilliant new dance NOW Audiences are invited to discover new Kiwi dance talent when four very different choreographers present their brilliant new works on Footnote New Zealand Dance. These fresh works from New ...More >>

Museum offers an amazing journey through the human body

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:30:53 +1200 | Hamilton City Council

Smelly toilets, a giant nose, a huge mouth and a heart that never stops beating all feature in a new family-focussed exhibition at Waikato Museum. Body in Action opens on 4 July and explores the way our bodies work in colourful and exciting ways. Body ...More >>


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