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Magic Memories creates new experiences for guests & partners

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:01:56 +1300 | Magic Memories

Queenstown-based photographic solutions company, Magic Memories, is celebrating the success of two new guest experiences developed in partnership with international entertainment giant, Merlin Entertainments.More >>

Knowledge at your fingertips

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:58:16 +1300 | Blind Foundation

As part of this year’s Blind Week appeal, a group of AUT students and the Blind Foundation are encouraging the public to engage with braille through a supersized braille message at central Auckland locations. More >>

Tickets Snapped up for Jono & Ben’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:33:21 +1300 | Mediaworks

A capacity crowd will witness Jono & Ben’s Vanilla Ice Bucket Challenge, at the Powerstation in Auckland this Friday. A limited amount of free tickets to the event were snapped up in less than three minutes last week via The Rock’s website.More >>

Armenian star cellist débuts with NZSO on South Island tour

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:00:40 +1300 | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Acclaimed Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan and returning Australian conductor Ben Northey join forces for the NZSO’s tour In the Hall of the Mountain King this November.More >>

Longest-running NZ book awards go from strength to strength

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:44:41 +1300 | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

New Zealand’s current best children’s book authors and illustrators will be revealed in June 2015, as LIANZA (The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) turns a fresh page in the illustrious history of its Children’s Book Awards.More >>

ANZ gets behind Grand Designs New Zealand

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:31:48 +1300 | ANZ New Zealand

ANZ New Zealand and TV3 have formed a production partnership to create the New Zealand version of the hit British show Grand Designs , the bank announced tonight. More >>

NZSO takes “rock star” US violinist on tour

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:09:53 +1300 | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra tours the North Island with a vivacious Italian programme this November in Tuscan Summer . Our concert opener - Rossini ’s Overture to The Barber of Seville, is the epitome of Italian music. It’s sunny and giggly ...More >>

Dance Season features World Film Premiere

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:03:58 +1300 | Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Listing details: Dance Season at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision OneOne: World Premiere 5 November- 8 November Giselle - The Movie: 12-15 November Season runs: 5 - 15 November 2014 Where: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Wellington Ticket price: ...More >>

Hit + Run Returns to Curate Red Bull Sound Select on Tour

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:42:15 +1300 | Red Bull

Hit + Run Returns to Curate Red Bull Sound Select on Tour: Auckland And Palmerston North More >>

Kapa Haka delegation to feature at Olympic awards

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:57:22 +1300 | Kapa Haka Aotearoa

Te Matatini Kapa Haka, Aotearoa, New Zealand will represent New Zealand at the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees Gala awards to be held November 7. More >>

Artists, celebrities use creativity to help keep kids safe

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:59:44 +1300 | Child Matters

Some household Kiwi names are getting their creative on in the name of protecting New Zealand children. And the public has the chance to do their bit by bidding on and buying the famous creations.More >>

Festival of Transitional Architecture this Labour Weekend!

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:10:32 +1300 | FESTA

Transitional sports and recreation at the Festival of Transitional Architecture this Labour Weekend! A bike disco, street games, guided walks through transformed demolition sites, dance classes at a temporary outdoor dancehall – these are just some of ...More >>

Pacific Beer Expo Details Revealed

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:38:53 +1300 | Pacific Beer Expo

With just days left until the 4th Pacific Beer Expo, organisers Hashigo Zake and Beer Without Borders can announce more details about exactly what will be on offer. More >>

Love is in the Air for New Zealand’s Premiere Chamber Trio

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:25:27 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Beloved by both classical and contemporary audiences across both New Zealand and around the world, the ever popular NZTrio is set to deliver a passionate and romantic end of series concert in Loft @ Q Theatre on the 2nd of November with a third signature ...More >>

Top UK award for Waikato writer

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:24:30 +1300 | University of Waikato

University of Waikato English lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter has won one of the UK’s top writing prizes. More >>

U.S Holocaust Museum Opens Exhibit on War Crimes in Syria

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:22:00 +1300 | Syrian Emergency Task Force

United States Holocaust Museum Opens Exhibit on Regime War Crimes in Syria Based on Caesar Photographs More >>

Highwic spinning and weaving a diamond celebration

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:00:07 +1300 | Heritage New Zealand

A special exhibition of contemporary weaving will take place at Highwic, the historic property in Newmarket cared for by Heritage New Zealand, from November 1-16. More >>

Wellington masterpiece to host African inspired showcase

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:23 +1300 | Africa on my Sleeve

Auckland, New Zealand - October 21, 2014 - Africa on My Sleeve is pleased to announce that they will be hosting their annual fashion showcase at The Opera House, Wellington on Saturday 29 November.More >>

NZ Fans Middle-earth bound forThe Hobbit Trilogy dream

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:39:10 +1300 | Tourism New Zealand

Gearing up for the 11 December release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), four of New Zealand’s most passionate and dedicated Hobbit fans are about to set off on an ...More >>

Direct from London's West End & Broadway LET IT BE

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:15:03 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Following a triumphant first official tour of the UK & Ireland and a successful 3 seasons in London’s West End, LET IT BE, the international hit show celebrating the music of The Beatles, opens for the first time at Auckland’s Civic Theatre ...More >>


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