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Announcing Teeks as special guest

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:58:20 +1300 | Live Nation

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 – Rory Graham, better known as RAG’N’BONE MAN - the instantly recognizable, powerhouse voice behind the worldwide hit single ‘Human’; 2017’s biggest breakthrough artist and the BRIT’s Critics’ Choice Award winner ...More >>

Festival daily schedules released and 1st vendors announced

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:38:52 +1300 | LoveLake Festival

LoveLake Festival Great Lake Taupō March 8th -11th, Wairakei Resort, Taupō YOGA, MUSIC, AROHA. LoveLake Festival 2018 brings a weekend of yoga, meditation, mindfulness, music and aroha to Taupō’s Wairakei Resort. After the unfortunate cancellation ...More >>

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra gets together with LEISURE

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:35:29 +1300 | Auckland Philharmonia

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) is going laid-back this April, when Kiwi music collective LEISURE joins the orchestra for a one-off gig at Auckland Town Hall. LEISURE’s signature blend of RnB, soul and pop music will receive a new symphonic ...More >>

‘Dinner and a show’ goes next level at Auckland Arts Fest

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:26:01 +1300 | Auckland Arts Festival

Not satisfied with just a huge ‘menu’ of events, productions, gigs and exhibitions, Auckland Arts Festival , in collaboration with a team of creative foodies, is transforming two well-known Auckland hot spots into innovative dining and socialising spaces this ...More >>

The Golden Shears gets huge sponsorship boost from Bayleys

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:05:41 +1300 | Destination Wairarapa

The Golden Shears, often referred to as “the Wimbledon” of shearing, received a major boost this month after leading real estate company Bayleys came on board to sponsor the Open Shearing Category.More >>

Captain Carson’s Church of Speed & Custom Burns Into ACL

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:02:42 +1300 | Auckland City Limits

Captain Carson is handpicking a selection of over 20 of his favourite muscle cars, hot rods and motorcycles for a display of petrolhead nirvana down at Auckland City Limits on 3 March.More >>

Otago research defends SpongeBob

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:46:07 +1300 | University of Otago

He may offer nothing but pure entertainment, but at least SpongeBob SquarePants ’ fast and fantastical nature is not harming children, say University of Otago academics. More >>

Waitakere ranges closure is a devastating blow to recreation

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:42:18 +1300 | New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association has expressed sadness at the Auckland Council decision to close the entire forested area of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park and major tracks in the Hunua Ranges.More >>

Manly Sea Eagles to wear Ngāi Tahu jersey against Warriors

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:05:12 +1300 | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles are proud to announce a unique partnership with Ngāi Tahu, the South Island Iwi whose tribal takiwā (territory) extends across the majority of Te Waipounamu, the South Island of New Zealand.More >>

Rodney Bell takes new dance works to Asia Pacific

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:42:10 +1300 | Arts Access Aotearoa

International performances in Singapore and the Gold Coast of Australia are on this year’s calendar for dancer Rodney Bell, recipient of the Arts Access Artistic Achievement Award 2017, along with a New Zealand tour of his work Meremere .More >>

Frost faces down nerves as Ironman approaches

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:49:59 +1300 | Kellogg's Nutri Grain Ironman NZ

Tony Jackson Scholarship recipient Daniel Frost admits that the nerves are starting to kick in as he counts down to the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand in Taupo on March 3rd. The Hamilton electrician admits to a few butterflies less than ...More >>

History of women in NZ Cricket to be told in new project

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:07:19 +1300 | Experience Wellington

A project to publish, for the first time, a comprehensive history of women in New Zealand cricket is to be launched at the WHITE FERNS’ third ODI against the West Indies on March 11.More >>

Coastella Music Festival Continues to Impress

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:06:02 +1300 | Coastella

Coastella Music Festival welcomed over 3500 festival-goers to the third annual Festival on Saturday, including artists, volunteers and crew, who were united for a day of great music, delectable food and dancing at Southward Car Museum. This was over a ...More >>

Hot air balloon spectacular to light up the sky in Hororata

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:34:33 +1300 | Hororata Community Trust

Hororata is once again planning a special festival which will entertain and delight while benefiting the community. To be held Saturday, 28th April 2018 the Hororata Night Glow will be a spectacular festival with hot air balloons lighting up the night ...More >>

Drums of Fire Light up of Auckland

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:21:23 +1300 | Auckland Arts Festival

In celebration of 2018 heralding the tenth Auckland Arts Festival, a special, free event will pulse through streets and alleyways of Auckland city in March. More >>

Freyberg learner pool to reopen end of the month

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:03:05 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

Freyberg Community Pool is on track to reopen their popular learners pool on Monday 26 February. More >>

Die Blaue Stunde (The Blue Hour)

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:56:56 +1300 | Amelia Jane Hunter

Originally from Darwin, Australia Amelia Jane Hunter now lives and loves in the land of bone structure, broad shoulders and smouldering eye contact; Berlin. More >>

Free Cyberwar Screening at The Fraud Film Festival

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:53:56 +1300 | 818 Entertainment

Aucklanders are invited to a free screening exploring the grubby professional and personal revelations exposed by the most audacious computer hacks of the decade. Opening day two of the Fraud Film Festival on Saturday March 3 at ASB Waterfront ...More >>

Wellington Film Society Screens Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:48:21 +1300 | Howard Davis

Harry Tuttle: Why? I came into this game for the action, the excitement. Go anywhere, travel light, get in, get out, wherever there's trouble, a man alone. Now they got the whole country sectioned off, you can't make a move without a form.More >>

Ria Hall Performs 'Rules of Engagement' at The NZ Festival

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:15:25 +1300 | Howard Davis

Concerned with the perennial themes of conflict and resistance, Rules of Engagement took five years for Ria Hall to complete. Her key inspiration came specifically from a letter written by Henare Taratoa (Ngāi Te Rangi) in March 1864 to the Governor ...More >>


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