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Book review: Reimagining Journalism in NZ

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:23:14 +1200 | Jan Rivers

Book review: Don’t dream it’s over: reimagining journalism in a Aotearoa New Zealand. Edited by Emma Johnson, Giovanni Tiso, Sarah Illingworth and Barnaby Bennett. Freerange Press - 365 pageMore >>

Charity partner announced for the 2016 APRA Silver Scrolls

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:07:45 +1200 | APRA - AMCOS

APRA AMCOS are proud to announce that The NZ Music Foundation will be its charity partner for the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Awards. This year the partnership will highlight the importance of maintaining good health and wellbeing in the songwriter, composer ...More >>

Student makes movie of his Napier siege experience

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:01:54 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Locked down during the Napier siege, EIT screen production student Brock Reynolds is drawing on his experience of the tragic event to make a short film as his final-year diploma project.More >>

At Toi Pōneke - For sale: baby shoes, never worn

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:54:13 +1200 | Wellington City Council

For sale: baby shoes, never worn , at Toi Pōneke, is the latest show by Wellington artist Justine Walker. More >>

A poem when you park

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:36:05 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Next time you pay for parking, your ticket might come with a poem. Dunedin became a UNESCO City of Literature in 2014. Director City of Literature Nicky Page is excited to celebrate National Poetry Day on 26 August with the roll-out of poems in an unexpected ...More >>

Top two Asia-Pacific ranking for Wellington design school

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:40:37 +1200 | Massey University

Massey University’s School of Design, based in Wellington, is now ranked second within the Asia-Pacific region by global design award agency Red Dot. Four years ago the school was placed 11th in the same rankings.More >>

Fashion week: Stan Walker to Perform at "Rochelle"

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:32:19 +1200 | Jevan Goulter

Tonight International recording artist Stan Walker will help designer Rochelle Goodrick close the last onsite show of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW), in what is preempted to be one of the weeks highlights. More >>

HP48Minutes filmmaking competition

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:23:56 +1200 | 48 Hours Film Competition

Organisers have labelled it as the most creative weekend in New Zealand and they’ve got the proof to back up the claim. The HP48HOURS filmmaking competition which boasts Sir Peter Jackson as it’s Wildcard Judge and long-standing patron manages to ignite ...More >>

‘AKIN’ 16/17 spring/summer collection and website launch

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:18:40 +1200 | Evie and Emily

MEDIA RELEASE for EVEM Ltd and their ‘AKIN’ 16/17 spring/summer collection and website launch event. More >>

Soundsplash Festival Announces First Lineup

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:11:23 +1200 | SoundSplash

A three-day, three-stage, multi-genre event, Soundsplash is once again bringing the sound of summer, with a stonking first line-up announcement for the January festival. More >>

Hold Me: Award Winning Playwright to hit Wellington’s Stage

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:42:05 +1200 | Prospect Park Productions

Hold Me , by multiple award winning playwright, Emily Duncan, is set to premiere in a short and punchy season at Wellington’s iconic BATS Theatre. An impressive line-up of local talent, Kirsty Bruce, Alex Greig, and Raquel Roderick, cements Duncan’s ...More >>

Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer to perform leading role

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:33:48 +1200 | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer to perform leading role with The Australian Ballet Gisborne born, Pukekohe raised Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Joseph Skelton will dance the leading role of Albrecht in The Australian Ballet’s production of Giselle ...More >>

Klezmer from the Kugels – AOTNZ tour Oct 2016

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:01:33 +1200 | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Now four top musicians have joined together to form the band of their dreams, The Kugels. More >>

Kiwi Instagram Sensation Shares Story of Depression

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:29:34 +1200 | Zeal NZ

Teen Instagram Celebrity Liam Miscellaneous (19), whose impersonations of celebrities garnered him almost 2 million followers, today launches a campaign video calling for more open conversation about depression. More >>

Everybody welcome in this little town

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:19:51 +1200 | Everybody Cool Lives Here

There was a time where everybody knew each other in the neighbourhood and the post office was the hub of town. This is the idea behind No Post on Sunday , the new show by Everybody Cool Lives Here opening on 27 August at Circa Theatre in Wellington.More >>

Children’s festival set to make a splash

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:15:58 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Artsplash Festival, New Zealand’s biggest event for children, kicks off next week. Thousands of young people from primary and intermediate schools around the Wellington region will perform in massed choirs at the Michael Fowler Centre, accompanied by ...More >>

Knowing and showing the the value of kapa haka

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:14:54 +1200 | Community Research

Ngā Hua a Tāne Rore - Knowing and showing the the value of kapa haka More >>

Supertonic Hawke’s Bay Tour Extended Press Release

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:42:13 +1200 | Supertonic Choir

The Supertonic Choir of Wellington will be travelling a little further than normal for its next concert series ‘Sojourn’, as it embarks on its first ever regional tour with concerts in Taradale and Waipawa. ‘Sojourn’ will be a celebration of ...More >>

Kiwis handpicked to run fire festival on Italian volcano

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:28:55 +1200 | Highly Flammable Entertainment

New Zealand entertainment company Highly Flammable Entertainment has been handpicked to run a major Italian fire dancing festival Festa Del Fuoco (Festival of Fire). More >>

Celebrities Ask NZers to Brainstorm Ideas on Child Poverty

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:04:44 +1200 | Variety - The Children's Charity

Last night saw the launch of a significant child poverty awareness campaign titled #DearNewZealand by Variety – the Children’s Charity. Variety’s aim is to generate conversation about child poverty in New Zealand and encourage the sharing of ideas ...More >>


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