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Sculpture | Kirk Nicholls

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:22:42 +1300 | Thistle Hall

Kirk mixes the aesthetic of contemporary flotsome with traditional relief sculpture style; found objects with handmade intermarrying different things to contradict the immediate look of the work. An object is covered with a clay mold, this allows him ...More >>

Bringing Māori arts home to Northland

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:48:41 +1300 | NorthTec

Prominent Māori artist Kura Te Waru-Rewiri is looking forward to the launch of NorthTec’s newest degree programme. More >>

Rush Hour dance fitness coming to Unitec

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:43:59 +1300 | Unitec

A new initiative by the Unitec Performing and Screen Arts (PASA) dance programme starts next Monday 9 March and runs until the end of the year. We invite you to give it a go!More >>

2015 Milestone for Turangawaewae Regatta

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:14:38 +1300 | Turangawaewae Regatta

Turangawaeae Regatta will celebrate its 120th event when the 2015 regatta is held on 21 March. More >>

Jordan Reyne plays the international cybercircuit

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:46:28 +1300 | Powertool Records

One of New Zealand’s best exports plays the international cybercircuit, and you can see her live – from home More >>

Auckland’s Non Stop Summer Continues

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:39:03 +1300 | ATEED

Auckland’s Fan Trail will be in action again this weekend for the second ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 match at Eden Park. More >>

Dai Henwood is back with his first show in two years

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:53:18 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Widely known for his physical and hilarious antics as team captain on TV3’s7Days, Dai has a special place in the hearts and minds of Kiwis. Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser .More >>

Hoopla 2015

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:21:24 +1300 | Makaro Press

Acclaimed trans-Tasman poet Jennifer Compton joins Manawatū’s Bryan Walpert and Dunedin debut poet Carolyn McCurdie in launching HOOPLA 2015, the second in a series begun last year by Wellington’s Mākaro Press.More >>

Hear and see the song "Big Norm" live again

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:17:57 +1300 | Upper Hutt City of Song concert

The song " Big Norm " about Labour Prime Minister Norman Kirk was a big hit for the Wellington Duo Ebony in early 1974 reaching no 4 in the NZ charts . More >>

The levelling of Puke Ahu: Times/Locations

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:05:28 +1300 | Enjoy Art Gallery

The levelling of Puke Ahu Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Izzy O’Neill & Elijah Winter, Angela Kilford 7 - 21 March, 2015 An Enjoy Gallery offsite project, The levelling of Puke Ahu explores the complex histories of conflict, labour, violence, and art ...More >>

ATC's The Lolly Witch of Mumuland opens 11 April

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:28:27 +1300 | Auckland Theatre Company

Auckland Theatre Company is taking audiences, young and old, back to the wacky world of Mumuland in the April and July school holidays. More >>

Papakura Theatre Company presents : Jonathan Larson’s RENT

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:01:30 +1300 | Papakura Theatre Company

Papakura Theatre Company is delighted to bring the revolutionary rock musical to the Off Broadway Theatre in Papakura in May. More >>

Deanne Smith Get into It

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:40:43 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Canadian-American comedian DeAnne Smith makes her NZ International Comedy Festival debut in 2015 with a brand new show. Get Into It is a show that digs deep, then deeper. You'll like it, if you like super fun and great things that make you laugh and also ...More >>

Artists to tour internationally after success at Edinburgh

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:57:47 +1300 | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand artists and companies have secured onward international touring opportunities as a result of their involvement in the NZ at Edinburgh season last year. More >>

UPSTREAM: Central Part Art Trail

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:02:14 +1300 | Friends of Central Park

The upcoming Upstream Art Trail will be a temporary public art exhibition winding through Wellington’s Central park in Brooklyn. The trail will showcase the original work of 12 emerging artists, all responding to a shared theme: SHELTER.More >>

Change of Venue for Aunga

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:55:07 +1300 | Dunedin Fringe Festival

The show was originally to be held in the Burlington Street Alleyway behind Les Mills but it will now take place in the basement of the Athenaeum Building. The Athenaeum basement is accessed via an alleyway opposite the First Church on Moray Place. Fringe ...More >>

World-Renowned Surgeon And Writer Atul Gawande

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:45:35 +1300 | Auckland Writers Festival

One of the world’s most respected health science writers, Dr Atul Gawande , is coming to New Zealand as a guest of the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival. More >>

Auckland gets science festival day

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:42:39 +1300 | thinkScience

A festival to let Aucklanders engage with the science that shapes our lives, the science that will shape our future, and the science that explains how the world works, launches on Saturday 14 March. More >>

Iconic Children’s Show Pūkana Debuts Three New Presenters

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:30:04 +1300 | Maori TV

Aotearoa’s award-winning children’s television show Pūkana begins its 16th year with three new presenters and a new plan to reach a broader audience. More >>

Rebuilding Christchurch One Polygon at a Time

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:41:44 +1300 | ThoseGamers

30 hours of non-stop gaming streamed live across the internet. It sounds crazy but that is exactly what Kiwi-Cast, a group of gamers and YouTubers is planning to do in April. So why would anyone in their right mind attempt such a feat? For a good ...More >>

 

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