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Wellington artist doubles her compulsion

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:20:51 +1200 | Sally Griffin

A group of Kiwi friends coming face to face with characters out of the Venice Carnival, violent eruptions at Mt Ruapehu, and winning the eight-hour working day are all subjects for Sally Griffin’s life-size drawings in What We Saw. More >>

The 11th iD International Emerging Designer winner announced

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:36:24 +1200 | iD fashion Show

Emerging Kiwi fashion designer Steve Hall has taken out the top prize at the 11th annual iD International Emerging Designer Awards held at the Town Hall in Dunedin, New Zealand.More >>

Wellington 2015 ANZAC Day Centenary Commemoration in Pictures

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:58:29 +1200 | Francis Cook

Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds ...More >>

New Single From 'Planet Key' Songwriter Darren Watson

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:21:31 +1200 | Delia Shanly

Controversial rhythm and blues musician Darren Watson has a new single out. From April 24th I Got Your Office Right Here can be bought at with a video version available on YouTube at More >>

#SaveCampbellLive Petition Video - "I Am John Campbell"

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:05:13 +1200 | ActionStation

"75,000 Kiwis have taken action to #SaveCampbellLive - watch to find out why, and then join them here >> ." More >>

Wellington ANZAC Parade 2015 – Video and Images

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:33:09 +1200 | The Scoop Team

Today at 12.30pm an ANZAC parade was held – on the eve of ANZAC Day - to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Landings in 1915. The parade travelled from the Cenotaph to the newly opened Pukeahu Memorial Park adjacent to the Carillion and ...More >>

Christchurch Creatives: SCAPE 8 portrait workshops

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:24:51 +1200 | Scape Public Art

SCAPE Public Art Christchurch Biennial presents the ‘How-To’ Guide to Making Portraits: Workshops by Locals for Locals during SCAPE 8, a free public participation event in central Christchurch between 3 October and 15 November 2015.More >>

Day three of the Festival of Colour

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:52:23 +1200 | Festival Of Colour

Day three of the Festival of Colour went deep inside our minds, behind the curtain and finished off with a pair of singing LIPS. More >>

Ryan Adams Announces Australian & New Zealand Tour

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:57:24 +1200 | Mushroom Group

Frontier Touring are proud to announce that the great Ryan Adams along with his band The Shining will treat Australia and New Zealand to headline shows this July. More >>

Marlon Williams Announces National Album Release Tour

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:40:29 +1200 | Mushroom Group

Man of the moment, Marlon Williams, releases his critically acclaimed debut album today alongside a 9-date tour of New Zealand and Australia with his band The Yarra Benders and special guest Laura Jean.More >>

Welcome to Auckland's iconic arts facility Studio One Toi Tū

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:16 +1200 | The Maple

Welcome to Studio One Toi Tū. Integrating arts and culture with a broad range of inclusive, dynamic activities and events, Studio One Toi Tū is a space for creative Auckland. An historic hub in the heart of Ponsonby, it is a place to create, make, ...More >>

Award-Winning New Zealand Film to Screen on Emirates Flights

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:20:01 +1200 | Emirates Airlines

Award-winning film What We Do in the Shadows will screen on Emirates airline’s inflight entertainment system, ice,from next month. More >>

Jody Direen Breaks Out - New Album Available Today

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:17:50 +1200 | Noise PR

CMC Award nominee Jody Direen is excited to announce the release of her new album Jody Direen Breaks Out - TODAY! The Wanaka-based singer/songwriter has taken this album in a new musical direction, largely embracing pop and rock influences while ...More >>

The Adding Machine by Long Cloud Youth Theatre

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:38:09 +1200 | Long Cloud Youth Theatre

After two and a half years as Artistic Director of Long Cloud Youth Theatre, Stella Reid is preparing to make her last show with the company this May. More >>

Revolutionary Conversation about New Zealand Food

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:28:15 +1200 | ConversatioNZ

A new initiative in New Zealand food and wine circles, ConversatioNZ kicks off on 4th of May 2015 in Christchurch with a day of talks “The Beginning, Pursuance of Our Voice”. More >>

New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season 2015

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:46:56 +1200 | The New Zealand School of Dance

New Zealand School of Dance Choreographic Season 2015 The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) showcases the choreography of eleven final year students in this year’s Choreographic Season. The show presenting contemporary dance at its freshest and ...More >>

Celebrating 'Spirit' at Kings Theatre Creative this Anzac

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:11:02 +1200 | Kings Theatre Creative

A place to pause, reflect and breathe … An art exhibition to celebrate ‘Spirit’ this Anzac day – ‘ Wairua – mana tangata, mana whenua ’ now showing at Kings Theatre Creative, Kawakawa. Running through to May 22, the large group show celebrating ...More >>

Hirepool Helps War Memorial Art Display Reach New Heights

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:58:39 +1200 | Hirepool Limited

A spectacular memorial artwork to commemorate the 100,000 New Zealanders who fought in WW1 will be brought to life this Anzac Day thanks to the generous efforts of Kiwi companies like Hirepool.More >>

Poldark Geeks Rejoice - The Magic is Back

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:48:46 +1200 | Jackie Little

Isn’t this great? The long anticipated new Poldark series has finally arrived on our shores and not a moment to soon for me. More >>

Bay of Island's UPSURGE Festival is underway!

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:19:07 +1200 | UPSURGE

The UPSURGE Festival 2015 has commenced with the first performance underway by children’s storytelling genius, Tanya Batt. Performing to a sell-out crowd of pre-school and primary school students from around the region, Tanya sets the tone for the next ...More >>


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