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Eight Hawke's Bay vineyards combine for festival

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:15:39 +1300 | Bridge Pa Triangle

On Saturday, 21st January 2017 the Bridge Pa Wine Festival will bring together eight of Hawke’s Bay’s finest wineries for a day of great wine, food, and a range of top quality musical entertainment; with each winery producing different offerings, ...More >>

Special family offer to The Gruffalo

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:00:37 +1300 | Positively Wellington Venues

Buy 3 or more tickets to The Gruffalo at The Opera House (6-8 October) and pay just $25* per ticket (3 tickets for $75*), saving at least $13.50. More >>

A new TV entertainment series about to begin production

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:32:37 +1300 | Blue Bach Productions Ltd

The Modern Māori Quartet showcases the talents of well known musicians as well as members of the public as they share their favourite party songs in the 10 part half-hour entertainment series MY PARTY SONG.More >>

More comedy comes out of the shadows

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:19:02 +1300 | NZ On Air

Two new comedy series will bring more uniquely kiwi laughs to TV screens in 2017. More >>

Focal Point Cinemas to Open in Palmerston North

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:41:09 +1300 | Focal Point Cinema

Palmerston North is to again have a boutique cinema. The award-winning Focal Point Cinema business owners Matt and Julie Bell identified a gap in the local market following the recent closure of Cinema Gold.More >>

TVNZ 2017: new content, new blood, new thinking

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:16:50 +1300 | TVNZ

Coming to a screen near you: TVNZ is applying fresh thinking to its 2017 line-up. Viewers can expect more shows available OnDemand first, live streaming of all TVNZ channels together in one place, and a stepped-up commitment to supporting and screening ...More >>

A science storytelling bike tour of NZ

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:27:06 +1300 | David Klein

David Klein is a science storyteller and this summer he’s cycling the country with his award-winning one-man show about curiosity, learning and the universe. More >>

7 Days Live is Coming to a Town Near You!

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:25:56 +1300 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks TEG Live, TV3 and The Rock are stoked to announce the 7 Days Live tour! More >>

The Fabric of Life - New Exhibition

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:21:24 +1300 | NZ Academy Of Fine Arts

Wellington Quilters biennial exhibition "The Fabric of Life" opens at the Academy Galleries Friday 30 September. There is a beautiful selection of 80 entries showcasing quilts of all sizes and styles. There are also entries from their recent ...More >>

Massey Music Students Present Poké-Party

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:27:48 +1300 | Massey University Commercial Music Students

Students of Massey University’s Commercial Music degree are hosting a Pokémon themed musical event at the Wellington waterfront Boat Café on Sunday 16th October. More >>

Gordon Campbell on privatizing education, and the Amen Break

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:05:05 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

H ere’s a link to a brilliant piece by the Aussie economist John Quiggin - occasionally of this parish – about the failures of the market when it comes to the delivery of social programmes .More >>

Trombonists steal music for concert

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:38:27 +1300 | Aucktet

It isn’t always easy being a trombone octet, no matter how wonderful you sound. Sometimes you have to resort to some desperate measures – which might include a bit of theft. It hasn’t always been apparent to the world’s great composers how ...More >>

Local company brings Night Market back better than ever!

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:06:46 +1300 | Hastings City Business Association

Harcourts Hawke’s Bay has jumped on board to support the Hastings City Night Market in a multi-year naming rights sponsorship agreement. More >>

World of Opportunities for Students Working on WOW

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:19:35 +1300 | WOW Awards

Wellington New Zealand, September 28, 2016: Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) hairdressing and makeup artistry students are busy working backstage applying their skills to more than 40 models at the internationally acclaimed World of WearableArt™ ...More >>

Inaugural Rotorua Farmers market set for Sunday

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:13:47 +1300 | Rotorua Lakes Council

A baking competition judged by celebrity Kiwi chef Michael van de Elzen and 25 stallholders will feature at Sunday’s inaugural Rotorua Farmers Market in the central city. More >>

Ruapehu libraries having a hectic winter

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:07:00 +1300 | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s libraries are having a busy winter thanks to a jump in new members, increasing demand for computer services and the popularity of the children’s reading and activity programs. Community Librarian Fiona Thomas said that it was fantastic ...More >>

Due to Popular Demand Black Grace Announce Extra Performance

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:50:43 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Black Grace are delighted to announce that due to popular demand an extra performance of As Night Falls has been added for Saturday 5 November, 2pm at the Herald Theatre, Aotea CentreMore >>

An Evening with Brian Mcknight: to be joined by Drax Project

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:24:15 +1300 | Frontier Touring Company


Priscilla Queen of the Desert -- Kiwi boys to join cast

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:19:45 +1300 | Lunchbox Theatrical Productions


Creative, collaborative work behind Maaka Fiso’s new single

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:17:40 +1300 | Waatea Music

Hot on the heels of winning one of the top Music awards in New Zealand, Auckland based singer Maaka Fiso releases his latest single, One Thing Remains . More >>


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