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CubaDupa Presents at National Community Awards

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:42:52 +1300 | TrustPower Community Awards

While most of Wellington was busy revelling in music and street theatre performances on Cuba Street this weekend, one of the CubaDupa’s founding members took the time out to share the festival’s story at the Trustpower National Community Awards, ...More >>

Buller High School Bollywood Group Wins Whetū Mātaiata Award

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:29:16 +1300 | TrustPower Community Awards

Buller High School Bollywood Group, representing the Buller District, has been presented with the Whetū Mātaiata Award at the prestigious Trustpower National Community Awards.More >>

Neil Degrasse Tyson: a Cosmic Perspective

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:17:16 +1300 | LOOP Recordings Aotearoa

“ The most dangerous people in a free society are those who don’t know… It’s okay to not know. But if you don’t know, but think you do know … that is dangerous. Those are the signs of the end of an informed democracy.” More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Labour/Greens Deal

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:50:01 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

I f Labour and the Greens were hoping their Budget Responsibility Rules (BRR) agreement would foster an unlikely alliance then hey… mission accomplished! Because it isn’t every day that Sue Bradford, the CTU and Matthew Hooton speak with one voice, as ...More >>

Spackman appointment a coup for city, says Chamber

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:45:28 +1300 | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington’s reputation as the creative capital of New Zealand will be greatly enhanced by the appointment of Victoria Spackman as the first director of Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Applied Creativity, says Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive ...More >>

Rodger Fox FunkBone Experience CD release Tour

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:11:46 +1300 | Rodger Fox

Rodger Fox has been New Zealand’s most prominent jazz big band leader for more than four decades but, during that time, he has also performed in many of New Zealand’s leading rock and jazz-rock groups. Starting with New Zealand’s answer to international ...More >>

Environmental Film Festival May 1-31

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:03:03 +1300 | Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival

The Environmental Film Festival Reel Earth is New Zealand’s only film festival to focus specifically on nature and the environment. Hosted in the magnificent Manawatū region, with a thriving riverside community, committed to sustainability and with ...More >>

DJ Shadow: The Mountain Will Fall

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:56:39 +1300 | Live Nation

TUESDAY MARCH 28, 2017 – Displaying formidable mixing and scratching skills and mixing tunes old and new, DJ Shadow will bring his This Mountain Will Fall tour to New Zealand this May for one show only at Auckland’s Powerstation on Friday June ...More >>

Laser Kiwi - NZ Comedy Festival

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:40:03 +1300 | Colossal Productions

A show full of great ideas that didn’t quite make it - like the laser kiwi flag. More >>


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:20:34 +1300 | Howard Davis

The ascendancy of Donald Trump is not a new phenomenon. Populist demagogues have made sporadic and minatory appearances throughout history. The following is a highly random assortment of observations that demonstrate his appeal is by no means unprecedented. ...More >>

Three Dominates Friday Night with Fourth Consecutive Win

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:15:56 +1300 | Mediaworks

Three is dominating Friday night with its fourth consecutive win, with The Graham Norton Show, 7 Days, Fail Army and Newshub Late all winning the key 25-54 demographic, as well as 18-49, 18-39 and Household Shoppers with Kids.More >>

Adele Tour has made Australasian concert history

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:08:34 +1300 | Live Nation

MONDAY MARCH 27, 2017 – ADELE’s LIVE 2017 Tour has made Australasian concert history, playing to more than 700,000 fans across Australia and New Zealand and smashing peak attendance records at every tour venue the British superstar has performed at.More >>

Int'l artists converge in Wanaka for Festival of Colour

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:43:49 +1300 | Festival Of Colour

One of New Zealand’s most anticipated arts festivals, the Southern Lakes Festival of Colour, kicks off in Wanaka next week. Launching on Monday 3 April with bonfires, storytelling and song on Wanaka’s lakefront, the seventh biennial festival presents ...More >>

Chinese functions hugely successful at Alexandra Park

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:58:26 +1300 | Alexandra Park

Auckland’s popular function centre at Alexandra Park is enjoying considerable success with its Chinese functions thanks to its attention to detail and good marketing,” says Joel Reichardt, Sales & Marketing Manager at Alexandra Park.More >>

Hit and Run authors say latest NZDF denials incorrect

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:35:27 +1300 | Nicky Hager

Hit and Run co-authors Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson stand by the facts in their book. They say the NZDF response to the book issued on Sunday night is bizarre and a continuation of seven years of cover up. It seems, they said, to be nothing more ...More >>

Lloyd Geering speaker replacement

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:26:39 +1300 | Festival Of Colour

It is with regret that Lloyd Geering has had to cancel his speaker session at Aspiring Conversations on Friday 7 April. Due to the ill health of his wife he is no longer able to travel. We wish her well for a speedy recovery.More >>

Zoe Lyons: Little Misfit

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:54:28 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Since she was last in New Zealand in 2009 Zoe has gone on to become quite the famous one in the UK with appearances on Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Mock The Week, Alan Davies As Yet Untitled and Celebrity Mastermind to ...More >>

Breakfast Show Expands Across North Island

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:31:30 +1300 | NZME

Media Release for Immediate Release – Sunday 26 March 2017 Sarah, Sam and Toni’s New Hits Breakfast Show Expands Across North Island 26 March 2017 – Following their successful launch in Auckland Sarah Gandy, Sam Wallace and Toni Street will expand ...More >>

Victoria Spackman appointed to lead Te Auaha

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:44:20 +1300 | Te Auaha

Recognised as one of New Zealand’s most influential business women and advocate for the creative arts sector, Victoria Spackman ONZM has been appointed to lead Te Auaha. More >>

Parris Goebel tells teens they are a blank canvas

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:46:00 +1300 | Parris Goebel

Parris Goebel tells teens they are a blank canvas A unique campaign featuring a poem about milk and a stunning film choreographed by dance and style icon Parris Goebel has gone viral and turned milk advertising inside out. The ‘Blank Canvas’ ...More >>


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