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Parnell Year of the Rooster welcomes cultural diversity

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:03:05 +1300 | Parnell Inc.

Parnell Year of the Rooster welcomes cultural diversity Source: Parnell Inc -- Parnell is certainly the space to be to welcome in the Year of the Rooster from 28 January, with a unique exhibition of rooster art pieces being exhibited several galleries ...More >>

Cyndi Lauper & Blondie Join for New Zealand Tour

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:49:54 +1300 | Frontier Touring Company

They’re two of music’s most iconic artists, the wondrous Blondie and the bewitching Cyndi Lauper. More >>

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert rocks to sell out

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:56:10 +1300 | Gibbston Valley Wines

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert rocks to sell out crowd The South Island came alive today, when the annual nationwide Summer Concert Tour kicked off in Queenstown with international music artists ICEHOUSE, Alan Parsons Live Project & Bonnie ...More >>

The Giant Weta has Landed! But Where Will it End Up?

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:07:35 +1300 | Auckland Burners

In August 2016, The Giant Weta wowed 70,000 people at Black Rock City, Burning Man, Nevada, USA, taking pride and place on the playa amongst other artwork from America and around the world. She was admired, climbed over, photographed, enjoyed and was ...More >>

Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:54:23 +1300 | NZ Society of Authors

MEDIA RELEASE – For Immediate Release   20 January 2017     Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship with publisher NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announce d   The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Hachette Australia are ...More >>

The Maclean Park Experience

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:48:40 +1300 | Kapiti Coast District Council

Looking for a fun day out with entertainment, food and activities – come along to next week’s Maclean Park Experience.   More >>

A Field Guide To Evil: Wanna help raise some hell?

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:55:36 +1300 | Ant Timpson

My old partner in crime Tim League (CEO Alamo Drafthouse) and I have a project that's been chosen as the first US equity crowd-funded film to be launched via a new partnership between Indiegogo and MicroVentures. That's a long-winded way of saying that someone ...More >>

Free movies in The Square

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:45:39 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

Staying in town after work to enjoy the summer evenings has become more enticing with two free outdoor movies on offer.  They will be shown on CET Arena’s big screen in the events quadrant in The Square.More >>

Bigger and brighter Holi is back with a free event

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:40:58 +1300 | Festival Of Colour

Christchurch's Holi Festival of Colours will back for a fourth time on Saturday 4 March. But this time entry will be free and it will be at an even bigger and better venue.More >>

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Auckland Libraries

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:05:48 +1300 | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are invited to strut their stuff, shake their tail feathers and revel in the Year of the Rooster with Auckland Libraries. More >>

Celebrate Wellington Anniversary with a taste of the Pacific

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:40:22 +1300 | Pasifika Festival

Wellingtonians can celebrate the capital’s anniversary with a taste of the Pacific at the annual Wellington Pasifika Festival at Waitangi Park this Monday More >>

Aucklanders Treated to Fire Fest

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:52:31 +1300 | Highly Flammable Entertainment

Aucklanders will have world-leading pyro artististry on show tomorrow at the Ignite Light Show at Ellerslie Racecourse. More >>

Review: Te Rakau's 'The Undertow'

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:08:44 +1300 | Howard Davis

Written by Helen Pearse-Otene and produced by Jim Moriarty's Te Rakau Theatre, 'The Undertow' presents four dramatic episodes depicting the lives and loves of ordinary people from Wellington as they endure a series of historical hardships. Pivotal moments ...More >>

New Zealand’s first organisational theatre performance

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:59:24 +1300 | University of Auckland

On Saturday afternoon, a one-off show will be performed in Auckland. It will be theatre, but not as you know it. More >>

Fabricate: It Starts From Nothing...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:52:44 +1300 | Fabricate Collective

Madness, obsession, the effort to communicate, all set within an endless power struggle as we continuously create and destroy our world. More >>

Abigail Greenwood Gets Second Director’s Attachment

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:51:11 +1300 | Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ, NZ On Air and Filthy Productions are thrilled to announce actor and director Abigail Greenwood as the TV Drama Director Attachment on the Filthy Rich TV series.More >>

North Canterbury set to shake up Auckland’s food scene

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:50:29 +1300 | Greystone Wines

Greystone Wines is partnering with acclaimed restaurant, Meredith’s, to offer Auckland foodies a chance to taste the flavours of North Canterbury. “North Canterbury has had a few challenging months with the earthquakes and major road closures,” ...More >>

Dragonfly Food Within The Comforts Of Home

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:49:46 +1300 | Dragonfly

The team at Dragonfly have been working hard behind the scenes, compiling over 40 of their top recipes from both the kitchen and behind the bar. At over 180 pages long, their new recipe book will give readers easy to follow instructions on how ...More >>

May Contain Sex Scenes

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:44:36 +1300 | Pat-A-Cake Productions

May Contain Sex Scenes is a vibrant, mischievous, liberating physical breakdown of our social taboos of female sexual experience. The stories at the heart of the work are personal, empowering and an invitation to anyone with a genuine interest ...More >>

NZ ‘Best in Fringe’ Nominee Sameena Zehra Returns

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:42:57 +1300 | GoldFish Creative

New Zealand Fringe 2016’s ‘Best in Fringe’ nominee, UK comedian Sameena Zehra is making a much-anticipated return to Aotearoa with four shows, including her critically acclaimed solo comedy show Tea With Terrorists. More >>

 

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