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Massive numbers for Lego exhibition

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:53:06 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Nearly 14,000 people have been to see and help build the Lego exhibition with still a month to go – 6000 more than expected for the whole of the exhibition period. It is being hailed a “massive success”, by Hastings City Art Gallery director ...More >>

Speight’s Reveals Winning Finished Projects

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:28:24 +1200 | The PR Shop

The paint is dry, the dirt is dug, and that former rust bucket is now purring in the driveway. Yep, it’s good to knock off an unfinished project – particularly when you can celebrate a job well done with a well-deserved beer!More >>

Applications open for $3,000 NZSA Janet Frame Memorial Award

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:07:50 +1200 | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors Janet Frame Memorial award has run biennially since 2008, thanks to a gift from the Janet Frame Literary Trust, to support a mid-career or established writer. This prestigious award is open to authors of poetry, literary ...More >>

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:58:24 +1200 | Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

The annual Eden Arts Art Schools Award brings together Central Auckland's four major art institutions: Whitecliffe, AUT, Auckland University Elam School of Fine Arts and Unitec with six undergraduate students selected as finalists from each school. ...More >>

Cooking Urban Hangi, American BBQ, Spanish Tapas & Wine

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:07:49 +1200 | New Zealand School of Food and Wine

Travel the world in your wine glass and on your plate with modern tapas, Spanish wine and an urban hangi at the third annual Wine and Food Celebration from 10 to 12 September 2016 in Auckland More >>

Rugby is in Our Blood – Country TV Tells These Stories

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:34:16 +1200 | Country TV

This twelve part documentary series features rural communities and people for whom rugby is so much more than a game of two halves. There have always been strong connections between our beloved national game and our faming and rural populations. More >>

Comedy is very serious for NZ Comedy Trust GM

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:32:35 +1200 | NZ International Comedy Festival

It is with great pleasure and lots of excitement that the New Zealand Comedy Trust welcomes Geoff Turkington to the position of General Manager. Geoff has agreed to take the reins from the wonderful Kylie Sealy, who has led the Comedy Trust team ...More >>

Art Festival Dunedin Announces Distinguished Patrons

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:06:11 +1200 | Dunedin Arts Festival

Art Festival Dunedin Announces Distinguished Patrons at Programme Launch Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa have both been named as patrons of Arts Festival Dunedin. The announcement was made tonight at Arts Festival ...More >>

Orson Welles' Masterpiece - 'Chimes at Midnight'

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:01:10 +1200 | Howard Davis

I wish today could be tomorrow, The night is dark, It just brings sorrow anyway. - 'Days,' The Kinks. More >>

Eternity Opera Company Presents Don Giovanni

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:35:39 +1200 | Eternity Opera

At 7pm this Sunday (31 July), the Southern Cross bar in Wellington will host a free preview of Eternity Opera Company’s new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni - ahead of its official opening night on 20 August. More >>

The She-Wolf of Wall Street Shows No Mercy

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:00:50 +1200 | Elephant Publicity

Set within a world of designer suits and ruthless deals, Silo Theatre’s season of the ferocious satire Boys Will Be Boys sees an all-female cast clawing their way to the top of the cut-throat finance industry from 08 – 24 September at Q Theatre ...More >>

The ITM Fishing Show comes to the Mainland

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:11:05 +1200 | The Fishing Show

Every week we watch kiwi outdoorsman Matt Watson living the life we all dream of, embarking on fishing adventures all over the world, yet the man himself say’s there’s no place like New Zealand, and he reckons the South Island has got it over the North ...More >>

Musicians to give a voice to autism at national conference

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:59:27 +1200 | Autism NZ

A young musician who has written a song which he hopes will change the way people think about an ASD (autism spectrum disorder) is to launch his debut single We Are One at the Autism New Zealand national conference next month with Mike Chunn, of ...More >>

Going Global 2016 - Confirmed Speakers

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:29:05 +1200 | IMNZ

Looking to take your music offshore? Independent Music NZ, the NZ Music Commission and ATEED are very pleased to announce who will be joining us this year for the GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2016 . On Friday 2 and Saturday 3 September, Going Global will ...More >>

Taste the Coromandel at the Auckland Food Show

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:58:49 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Coromandel food and beverage producers have their goods on display at the Auckland Food Show starting today until Sunday 31 July. More >>

Don Mcglashan & Shayne P. Carter - on Tour Around Aotearoa

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:28:28 +1200 | The Maple

Two of New Zealand’s indie rock heavyweights have joined forces for a formidable collaboration. In spite of weaving disparate paths over the past few decades, eminent local songwriters Don McGlashan and Shayne Carter are now taking their recently developed ...More >>

Panic! at the Disco Announce Feb Auckland Show

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:13:47 +1200 | CRS Management

Award winning, internationally acclaimed colossal rockers PANIC! AT THE DISCO are set to return to Auckland on 2 February 2017. The band will perform at the Logan Campbell Centre to support their fifth studio album, Death Of A Bachelor . Tickets ...More >>

Smokefreerockquest - Top 30 Announced

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:32:27 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

Dreams of success in the Kiwi music industry are a little closer to reality for 30 Smokefreerockquest bands and solo-duos who have made it through to the next stage in judging for the 2016 national final.More >>

Wellington's record fair returns on 27th August

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:30:42 +1200 | A Vinyl Affair

'A Vinyl Affair' - Wellington's record fair returns on 27th August 2016 at San Fran! More >>

NZ Annual Culinary and Hospitality Champs kick off today

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:35:25 +1200 | NZChefs

The rising stars of New Zealand’s culinary and hospitality scene are preparing to battle it out for gold and glory at the NZChefs National Salon today. More >>


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