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Digital Fest challenge Dunedin

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:58:44 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 19 December 2014) – The Digital Writers Festival is calling out for emerging writers to pitch their ideas for showcasing a live 20 minute streamed tour of Dunedin’s great literary city.More >>

Dunedin Fringe Reveals First Programme Announcments for 2015

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:50:30 +1300 | Dunedin Fringe Festival

The Dunedin Fringe Festival is the world’s southernmost open-access arts festival, and returns to the city from 12th – 22nd March 2015. Over 50 performances and exhibitions will take place across Dunedin in venues ranging from theatres and bars to alleyways ...More >>

Mud House Sponsors Ladies Helm racing at Waikawa Boating Clu

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:19:49 +1300 | Accolade Wines

Mud House Sponsors Ladies Helm racing at Waikawa Boating Club Mud House is encouraging women in the Marlborough community to share their taste for adventure through sailing, as the new sponsor of the Waikawa Boating Club Ladies Helm racing series. The Ladies ...More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Approved by Pyongyang

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:02:33 +1300 | Martin Doyle

The closing down of "The Interview" film in the United States by the cyber agents of Pyongyang is sick. It is no less than the fascist suppression of free speech in one country being foisted on another country whether they want it or not. Are ...More >>

Entries called for 2015 Science Book Prize

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:59:36 +1300 | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Publishers and authors are now invited to submit their entries for the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Science Book Prize. More >>

Black Dog Failure: Animator uses art to overcome depression

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:53:36 +1300 | Toi Poneke Gallery

A new exhibition at Toi Pōneke Gallery, Black Dog Failure , looks at artist Mark Antony Steelsmith’s struggle and conquest over the “black dog” of depression. Through five animated video works, Steelsmith shows the failure of this black dog ...More >>

Star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:44 +1300 | Trinity Hill

Trinity Hill Winery announces a star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series More >>

Reminder of the value of council recreation investment

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:10:25 +1300 | NZ Recreation

High holiday season demand for city parks, aquatic centres, cycleways and other recreation infrastructure highlights the vital importance of continued council investment in new facilities, says New Zealand Recreation Association Chief Executive Andrew Leslie.More >>

SKYCITY sets off New Year’s Eve with fireworks spectacular

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:05:07 +1300 | Sky City

SKYCITY sets off New Year’s Eve with fireworks spectacular and more Auckland is set to get the ultimate New Year’s Eve experience at SKYCITY with fabulous fireworks and dazzling entertainment for celebrating in style. Two giant LED light panels will ...More >>

International Celebration of Water And Peace

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:27:29 +1300 | Intercreate in association with project partners Creative New Zealand, Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki, Taranaki Savings Bank Community Trust and the Intercreate community are pleased to announce an International Celebration of Water ...More >>

Christmas Night Market turn out hits record high

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:59:35 +1300 | Hastings City Business Association

Last night saw record numbers of around 5000 people pouring in to Hastings CBD for the last Night Market of 2014. More >>

Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:45:13 +1300 | Auckland Council

Roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy some fantastic free entertainment in the great Kiwi outdoors this summer with Auckland Council’s popular Music and Movies in Parks’ 2015 events.More >>

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:21:46 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village.More >>

Thunderbirds Are Go To Blast Back On To TV For Second Season

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:02:15 +1300 | ITV Studios

ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures have been commissioned by CITV to make a second series of Thunderbirds Are Go, the major new reinvention of the iconic children’s show, ahead of the premiere of series one.More >>

Whale Oil blogger takes out Quote of the Year

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:03:37 +1300 | Massey University

The election and Dirty Politics dominated Massey University’s 2014 Quote of the Year competition – and a quote from the man at the centre of the storm has been voted this year’s most memorable.More >>

Enjoy's Summer Residency: Between Wind and Water

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:30:55 +1300 | Enjoy Art Gallery

Upcoming Summer Residency and Position Vacant at Enjoy More >>

Fellowship enables Designers to travel and research

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:42:18 +1300 | Department Of Internal Affairs

From 2015 New Zealand designers can apply for a Churchill Fellowship every two years to travel overseas to gain insights and forge relationships. This new award is the result of a partnership agreement between the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) ...More >>

Call for Entries: Pre-Loved, Re-Loved

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:07:51 +1300 | Depot Artspace

The Depot Artspace wants to help you on-sell your precious artworks that may no longer find a place in your home, in our exhibition Pre-Loved, Re-Loved . This is an exciting opportunity for you to not only pass on your treasures but also give ...More >>

The Plaza grants Christmas wish for a marriage proposal

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:03:18 +1300 | Alexander Communications

As part of Kiwi Income Property Trust’s #WinYourWish Christmas campaign, The Plaza in Palmerston North was able to unite a couple of lovebirds in an in-centre proposal, captured and witnessed by shoppers and well-wishers. Ann-Marae Dudley wished for ...More >>

Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran top NZ charts

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:52:22 +1300 | Recorded Music NZ

The Official New Zealand End of Year Charts have been released by Recorded Music NZ today (18 Dec.) with the international superstars taking the honours. More >>


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