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REVIEW: Lord of the Dance in Lord of the Rings territory

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:07:31 +1200 | Megan Gattey

Heralded as the world’s most successful dance show, I was curious to see what all the hype surrounding Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games was about when I heard it was coming to Wellington.More >>

Exhibition to Mark International Day of the Disappeared

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:56:22 +1200 | NZ Red Cross

Almost an entire generation has passed since the wars in former Yugoslavia, but for thousands of families, the struggle and heartache persist. More >>

China Week programme unveiled 7-13 September

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:58:40 +1200 | Nelson City Council

The programme for Nelson's inaugural China Week has been launched with an exciting array of activities, performances and business talks to celebrate and promote cross-cultural relationships and connectivity.More >>

Lydia Ko and Toni Street top Daffodil Day Art Auction

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:50:30 +1200 | ANZ Bank

Lydia Ko and Toni Street take out top bids in ANZ Daffodil Day Art Auction, raises $19,000 More >>

Dazzling Broadway Classic to Close Theatre Company's Season

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:26:41 +1200 | Auckland Theatre Company

Gangsters, showgirls and gamblers roll in to Q Theatre from 29 October for the Audi Season of Guys and Dolls More >>

Stephen Fry – Telling Tales

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:07:37 +1200 | Elephant Publicity

Stephen Fry comes to New Zealand with his show TELLING TALES this December. Stephen Fry tells some of the most marvelous stories ever heard in an evening of fun, frolic and uniquely Fryish delight. More >>

Kids Classes at New Dunedin Cookery School

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:20:50 +1200 | BrandAmp

Dunedin parents wrestling with how to keep kids amused in the September holidays have a new option - children’s cookery classes at Art of Cuisine. More >>

SIX60 New Year's Eve at Cathedral Square

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:29:15 +1200 | Great Things

THURSDAY 27 AUGUST, 2015 – Canterbury SIX60 fans are in for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve, with the announcement that the band will play a special outdoor show at Cathedral Square on 31 December.More >>

New Zealand Festival-goers in for rare treat

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:04:48 +1200 | New Zealand Festival

The New Zealand Festival’s Artistic Director Shelagh Magadza tonight confirmed the Festival will present a special season of performance and film, honouring the great artist Pina Bausch (1940-2009). The season is set to be staged as part of the ...More >>

Nelson School of Music Great Musical Raffle

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:41:06 +1200 | Nelson Media

‘One in 200’ is excellent odds in a raffle, even more attractive when the first prize is a $5000 Toss Woollaston watercolour and every dollar of the $100 ticket price is a donation to the Nelson School of Music building restoration fund.More >>

Wellington Food Show On a Mission

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:54:31 +1200 | The PR Shop

The Wellington Food Show has announced a new partnership with The Wellington City Mission, which will see the charity receive product left over from exhibitors at the end of the event via an onsite collection, and a space at the show to fundraise ...More >>

PERRIAM impresses at New Zealand Fashion Week 2015

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:40:41 +1200 | PERRIAM

PERRIAM impresses at New Zealand Fashion Week 2015 Luxury merino fashion brand PERRIAM has impressed national and international media during its debut at New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) in Auckland yesterday. PERRIAM Woman Winter 16 was unveiled on the catwalk ...More >>

Bach’s Musical Influence at Heart of Concert

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:12:23 +1200 | SWPR

Revered New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun explores the musical influence of J.S Bach in Chamber Music New Zealand’s ‘Kaleidoscopes’ tour to 14 centres with a concert in Wellington in September.More >>

New Zealand Fashion Week: Day One Highlights

Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:44:51 +1200 | New Zealand Fashion Week

The Mercedes-Benz Presents Kate Sylvester show closed a successful first day at 2015 New Zealand Fashion Week. More >>

2015 New Zealand Fashion Week Opens

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:25:14 +1200 | New Zealand Fashion Week Ltd

2015 New Zealand Fashion Week Opens with a Celebration of Innovation The New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) Opening Launch was a fitting beginning to an event that celebrates innovation, ingenuity and excellence. The opening party, attended by local dignitaries ...More >>

Light Nelson gears up for 2016

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:21:31 +1200 | Nelson Media

‘Light Nelson’, the city’s winter light festival, is back in business and looking to be better and brighter than before from July 8-12 next year (2016). More >>

Wild Wheels at MOTAT for Father’s Day

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:04:04 +1200 | MOTAT

From Minis to Mustangs, there will be something to excite all motoring fans at MOTAT’s Wild Wheels event this Father’s Day, Sunday 6 September. More >>

New Creative Team Announced to Lead Auckland Theatre Awards

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:57:55 +1200 | Auckland Theatre Awards

Following the resounding success of the 2014 Auckland Theatre Awards (ATA), which introduced a formal judging panel for the first time, founders Kip Chapman and Rachel Forman have handed on the creative producing reigns to two exciting young practitioners.More >>

New Zealand Fashion Week - Sustainability

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:56:29 +1200 | Massey University

With New Zealand fashion week 2015 in full swing this week, Space Between and Sustainable Fashion have joined forces to incite change in the industry by raising awareness for the true cost of ethical sustainable fashion. They will do this by facilitating ...More >>

12 Year Old New Zealander Wins Award at Film Fest

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:12:55 +1200 | Connected Media Trust

Twelve year old Tomairangi Harvey is celebrating in Tokyo after winning an award last night at the Japan Wildlife Film Festival. Her short film Te Ao o te Tuturuatu received the Best Young Film-maker Award. The film is a five minute animated story ...More >>


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