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Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:44:38 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition New Zealand and Pacific Island countries will partner with the Royal Academy of Arts on the Oceania exhibition in London from 29 September to ...More >>

Riotous Retelling of Classic Tale Flirts Its Way Across NZ!

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:04:27 +1200 | Elephant Publicity

A completely reworked version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel, the terrifyingly hilarious theatre-comedy production of Jekyll and Hyde flirts its way across NZ, killing it with laughter in 10 centres nationwide from 13 June – 11 July.More >>

Drax Project add second Auckland show!

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:22:19 +1200 | NicNak Media

Tickets to Drax Project at the Powerstation in Auckland sold out in less than 10 minutes when they went on sale earlier this week. Now due to overwhelming demand, the phenomenal four-piece is adding a second show on Saturday, May 12 .More >>

NZ Singer Sophie Morris to Join Ten Tenors Tour

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:24:44 +1200 | Sophie Morris

The TEN Tenors are undoubtedly one of Australia’s most successful touring entertainment groups of all time, with more than 90 million people worldwide witnessing their unmistakable charm, camaraderie and vocal power. Following 16 years of sell-out performances across ...More >>

The present day composer refuses to die – NZSO plays Zappa

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:23:38 +1200 | Joseph Cederwall

The first of the NZSO’s Shed Series concerts at the more informal and intimate space of Wellington's Shed 6 last Friday night featured music composed by, or with a connection to Frank Zappa. Zappa a psychedelic rock legend, activist and popular ...More >>

Conquer the Southern Alps with the Scooter Safari

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:32:40 +1200 | Scooter Safari

On Saturday May 19th, 250 participants of the Tranz Alpine Scooter Safari will attempt to conquer the Southern Alps riding 250 gruelling kilometres Coast-to-Coast from Christchurch to Hokitika on 50cc scooters to raise funds for the New Zealand Cancer ...More >>

Matchbox is Back And Its Bingeing on Culture!

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:18:11 +1200 | Elephant Publicity

Auckland’s trailblazing venue Q Theatre is proud to announce their seventh annual MATCHBOX season that promises to be their biggest yet. In 2018, MATCHBOX is changing gear and stepping up to continue delivering a showcase of five very unique and adventurous ...More >>

Shakespeare’s Sister

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:52:27 +1200 | Supertonic

Supertonic is pleased to present our first concert of the year - Shakespeare's Sister - to be performed at Pipitea Marae, 6:30pm, Sunday 20 May. More >>

Brass On The Grass Hits The Right Notes

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:41:57 +1200 | Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council’s Community Team hosted their free Brass On The Grass event last week, and the day proved to be a hit with a day of music, food and laughs enjoyed by those who attended.More >>

The Highlife Winter Social

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:23:20 +1200 | Highlife Entertainment

The Highlife Winter Social returns with another spectacular party at the luxurious Wharf venue on Auckland's North Shore! More >>

Thunderbirds Are Go in Napier This Weekend

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:23:16 +1200 | Screenies Film Festival

Thunderbirds Are Go is one of the film series that will be shown at Screenies Children’s Film Festival , this Saturday 21 April at the MTG Century Theatre. The series is an animated remake of the iconic 1960s television series, Thunderbirds .More >>

Full Cast Line-up for Dancing with the Stars 2018

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:18:17 +1200 | Mediaworks

MEDIA RELEASE: Three Confirms Full Cast Line-up for Dancing with the Stars 2018 Prepare for sequins, shimmies and a whole lot of spray tans, because Dancing With The Stars premieres Sunday 29 April, 7pm on Three, hosted by Dai Henwood and Sharyn ...More >>

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:02:25 +1200 | Sandra Roberts

Rock royalty, Jason Bonham -- son of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer Bonzo -- is heading to New Zealand to perform in two "mindblowing" concerts. More >>

‘Control’ theme for 2018 Auckland Festival of Photography

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:20:58 +1200 | Auckland Festival of Photography

Control is a key theme in 2018’s Auckland Festival of Photography, the 15th year the annual photography festival is providing Auckland audiences with world class exhibitions and events during its [May 31- June 22] three-week winter timeframe.More >>

Half-term fun for kids of all ages at Scale Models Expo

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:10:14 +1200 | Scale Models

The best scale modellers flock to Wellington as New Zealand’s largest scale model show comes to Upper Hutt over the weekend of 21-22 April. More >>

‘Stuff You Should Know’ to Come To New Zealand

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:52:10 +1200 | Joint Press Release

‘Stuff You Should Know’ Live Podcast to Come To New Zealand for the First Time More >>

John Gordon Named Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Champion

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:14:00 +1200 | Marvellous Marketing

Aucklander John Gordon of Gorilla Gear beat eight other baristas to claim the mantle of Meadow Fresh New Zealand Barista Champion 2018 in Wellington this weekend. More >>

Finalists Announced for 2018 NZ Children’s Music Awards

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:42:57 +1200 | APRA Children's Music Awards

We are very pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 APRA Best Children's Music Song, the Recorded Music NZ Best Children's Music Artist, and the NZ On Air Best Children's Music Video. APRA Best Children's Song finalists: - Moe & Friends ...More >>

Gandhi gets Bollywood twist for Christchurch

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:02:55 +1200 | Christchurch Dance School

Christchurch will be treated to a Bollywood adaptation of the life of Mahatma Gandhi in the third annual Bollywood Dreams show starting this Thursday. More >>

Auckland to commemorate Anzac Day across the region

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:24:26 +1200 | Auckland Council Media

In 1918 our brave soldiers endured their final year of WWI’s bloody conflict, suffering and sacrificing their lives for our country. More >>


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