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Mediaworks Bringing International Drama the Gulf

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:56:18 +1300 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is pleased to announce that it has secured the rights to broadcast the highly anticipated new drama series, The Gulf on Three in 2019. More >>

Calum Scott Announces Special Guest Alae For Debut NZ Show

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:14:17 +1300 | Frontier Touring Company

UK crooner Calum Scott , the man behind one of the world’s most recognisable and loved renditions of Robyn’s ‘ Dancing On My Own ’ , will play his first ever Australian and New Zealand shows later this month. Anticipation for this tour is ...More >>

Auckland Diwali Festival this weekend

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:27:43 +1300 | Auckland Diwali Festival

Come and celebrate in Aotea Square and Queen Street More than 45 hours of live entertainment over three stages and 70 street stalls bring the sights, sounds, colours and flavours of traditional and contemporary India to Aotea Square and Queen Street this weekend ...More >>

Nick Cave brings speaking events to Australia & New Zealand

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:07:47 +1300 | Red Hand

Earlier this year in the US and Ireland, Nick Cave debuted a series of speaking events combining music and open discussion with the audience.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Jami-Lee Ross Saga

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:56:16 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

W e can agree that some forms of behaviour are quite beyond the pale. When the cult leader takes more than one wife, it is time to leave the compound. Similarly, secretly taping your political leader and threatening to release the contents in public is ...More >>

It's beginning to look a lot like the Farmers Santa Parade

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:31:02 +1300 | Farmers Santa Parade

The team behind the largest Christmas Parade in the country is working as hard as Santa’s elves to make this, the 85th year of the Farmers Santa Parade , the best ever. Families from all over the country will come together on Sunday the 25th of ...More >>

Historians to Discuss the Impact of War on NZ Society

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:22:12 +1300 | Featherston Booktown

Featherston Booktown has announced an event to mark the centenary of the Armistice on 11 November, titled ‘In the Shadow of War’ which explores eminent historian, Paul Ham’s writings that “The victory of 1918 destroyed our civilisation. Nothing ...More >>

New Blood – We have a winner!

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:08:27 +1300 | TVNZ

James Watson (28) and Vince McMillan (27), filmmakers from Auckland, have won year two of TVNZ’s New Blood Web Series Competition with their pilot, Kura . More >>

Rae Sremmurd announce one New Zealand show

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:01:57 +1300 | Noise PR

Hot off the back of their Australian FOMO Festival appearance, FOMO and Fuzen are excited to announce the highly anticipated return of Rae Sremmurd to Auckland on Friday 4th January 2018 at the Logan Campbell Centre.More >>

Eagles add second Auckland show to meet demand

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:53:31 +1300 | Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring are pleased to confirm that a second and final Auckland concert for the Eagles World Tour has been added to meet overwhelming demand. The new concert will take place on Wednesday 27 February at Spark Arena, with tickets on sale Tuesday ...More >>

Documentary series on the realities of sex work in NZ

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:51:18 +1300 | Story Box New documentary series lifts the covers off the realities of sex work in NZ 15 years after prostitution was decriminalised in NZ, The Secret Lives of Sex Workers lifts the covers off the ...More >>

$30,000 finds the best pool players in the North Island

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:51:03 +1300 | Masse

$30,000 finds the best pool players in the North Island Teams from all over the country are gearing up to compete against the best 8-Ball pool players in New Zealand and the chance to win a share of $30,000 in prize money.More >>

What's On at City Gallery Wellington This Week

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:33:31 +1300 | City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery and Radio New Zealand mark Suffrage 125 with a second series of panel discussions exploring contemporary feminism. These discussions build upon the lively national conversations that took place during Cindy Sherman last year.More >>

Taupo Summer Concert Sells Out

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:20:11 +1300 | Greenstone Entertainment and Taupo Summer Concert

The Summer Concert Tour is again proving to be New Zealand’s favourite annual concert experience, with the Taupo Summer Concert, (one of three shows in next year’s tour), announcing a sell-out of all 15,000 tickets. More >>

Nelson's specially commissioned hot air balloon for Lift Off

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:10:56 +1300 | Liftoff

Especially commissioned for the Lift Off Abel Tasman Festival, the new Abel Tasman Balloon will be officially blessed at the first day of the Lift Off Abel Tasman festival over Labour Weekend 2018, at Motueka Airport. More >>

Eminem coming to New Zealand for one show only in 2019

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:08:20 +1300 | Blackout Music Management

The wait is finally over! Eminem will grace our shores for a massive stadium show in New Zealand, performing for the very first time in Wellington at Westpac Stadium , on Saturday 2 March 2019 , presented by TEG DAINTY. Eminem’s fiercely loyal New ...More >>

New research: Boaties behaving more safely!

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:06:18 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

New research released today shows recreational boaties are behaving more safely but Maritime NZ is warning them not to slip up on their good work this summer. More >>

Woodford Folk Festival announce 2018/19 programme

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:15:48 +1300 | Woodford Folk Festival

Continuing its reputation for blending tradition with discovery, Woodford Folk Festival once again brings together music, art, circus, cabaret, yoga, dance, comedy and ceremony, in its 2018/19 festival programme.More >>

Terror-Fi Film Festival returns this Halloween

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:00:40 +1300 | Terror-Fi Film Festival

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Terror-Fi Film Festival returns this Halloween with more New Zealand premieres Tickets are on sale now for the Terror-Fi Film Festival, which returns to Wellington this Halloween to celebrate the very best horror, thriller ...More >>

Nominees for the 2019 Billy T Awards Announced

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:55:53 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Nominees for the 2019 Billy T Awards Announced And Electric Kiwi Join the Comedy Festival Family More >>


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