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INXS Kicks in the TV Ratings, Tops the NZ Album Charts

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:30:55 +1200 | Mediaworks

Following the success of INXS: Never Tear Us Apart on TV3, the band’s greatest hits album, INXS: The Very Best has taken the #1 spot in the New Zealand album charts, the first time INXS has had a #1 album here since 1987.More >>

NZ historian embarks on final Gallipoli survey session

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:19:08 +1200 | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Ministry for Culture and Heritage war historian Ian McGibbon – New Zealand’s representative on the tri-nation Joint Historical and Archaeological Survey of the Anzac Battlefield at Gallipoli – will soon take part in the fifth and final field ...More >>

Wine and design combine for WOW factor

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:57:38 +1200 | Brancott Estate

To celebrate their continued support of World of WearableArt (WOW), Brancott Estate is releasing four limited edition bottles in the lead up to the 2014 World of WearableArt Awards Show season.More >>

Block NZ Returns to TV3

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:03:13 +1200 | TV3

Mediaworks And Kiwibank Take Viewer Engagement to New Levels As the Block NZ Returns to TV3 More >>

NZ String Quartet Takes Chamber Music Into Intimate Settings

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:47:29 +1200 | New Zealand String Quartet

The New Zealand String Quartet is harking back to the times of musical soirees for its new Salon Series of concerts performed throughout New Zealand in August and September. More >>

Long Cloud Youth Theatre: The Mountebank

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:58:01 +1200 | Long Cloud Youth Theatre

"The Mountebank" is Long Cloud Youth Theatre 's original devised work; an interactive and immersive piece of promenade theatre bringing together characters and audience like never before. More >>

NZ Fashion Weekend Opening Party

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:10:21 +1200 | New Zealand Fashion Week

Kicking off the biggest weekend in New Zealand fashion, the official NZ Fashion Weekend Opening Party is going to be the hottest ticket in town for fashion and music lovers. More >>

Library lock in: spend the night on your family tree

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:50:38 +1200 | Auckland Council

Spend the night ‘locked in’ the Central City Library tracking your family history or whakapapa at the annual Karen Kalopulu Family History Lock In. More >>

The Chills 2014 EU Tour T-Shirts

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:36:54 +1200 | The Chills

Fresh off of the back of the bands European tour last month, we're more than chuffed to announce that we have 3 great t-shirts for sale. They are as shown above, only with the igloo 'Tour T-shirt' has the tour dates on the back. We have them in sizes ...More >>

The National Band of New Zealand

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:18:19 +1200 | National Band of New Zealand

The National Band of New Zealand is an entity owned and controlled by the Brass Band Association of New Zealand (BBANZ) to showcase New Zealand’s best brass and percussion players and New Zealand’s unique brass repertoire at international concert and ...More >>

Artists no longer living on the 'boanz' of their arse!

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:52:17 +1200 | Sandy Rodgers

B.O.A.N.Z. - Business of Art New Zealand 18 October - 25 October 2014 Petone Library, Community Room, 7 Britannia Street, Petone. More >>

The double vinyl CHURCH album!

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:48:27 +1200 | Mark de Clive-Lowe

I've been wanting to be able to announce this for a few months, and now it's finally time - (drum rolllllll) - the CHURCH album is available worldwide on 180 gram 2LP double vinyl ! if you love that warm sound of wax, here it is :) Two slabs of heavyweight ...More >>

Rockshop Bandquest 2014 results

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:39:31 +1200 | Rockshop Bandquest

They may be young but they know how to rock – this year’s Bay of Plenty contestants took the stage on Thursday 21 August in this year’s regional final of Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students.More >>

RODRIGUEZ Announces October New Zealand Tour

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:25:35 +1200 | Olivia Young

Legendary singer-songwriter Rodriguez will tour New Zealand this November prior to his Australian tour; playing shows in both Auckland (Monday 13 October) and Wellington (Thursday 16 October). Tickets are on sale on Thursday 28 August – go to ...More >>

THE 1975 live in New Zealand for one headlining show

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:21:34 +1200 | Secret Sounds

Secret Sounds Presents THE 1975 live in New Zealand for one headlining show AUCKLAND Tuesday 20th January, 2015 Logan Campbell Centre, All Ages Tickets onsale now from Ticketek ENDS More >>

A2 Art - Final call for entries

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:04:53 +1200 | Webb's

Final entries are invited for our last A2 Art sale of 2014, which is due to take place on the 25th September. Entries close on Wednesday 27 August 2014. More >>

7 Days Red Nose Day Special NZ vs Australia

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:28 +1200 | Mediaworks

Comedy for Cure Kids is back and this year the 7 Days Red Nose Day Special is a comedian scrum of epic proportions pitting New Zealand vs. Australia – bringing together comedians and entertainers, rugby superstars and international celebrities ...More >>

Unitec presents ... WIDOWS

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:49:33 +1200 | Unitec

By Ariel Dorfman and Tony Kushner Directed by John Davies Featuring Unitec's 2014 Year 2 actors in their first full production at Unitec Theatre More >>

Hot Property: Tv One’s “Our First Home” Goes into Production

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:03:50 +1200 | TVNZ

Promising to bring the fun and feel-good factor to the nation’s obsession with DIY and the property market, TV ONE’s Our First Home has gone into production with the major backing of BNZ, Toyota and Fly Buys.More >>

Powertool Records release ‘The Election EP’

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:07:50 +1200 | Powertool Records

Powertool Records release ‘ The Election EP ’. We at Powertool Records – and our indefatigable artists – are not a team that sits still for long, especially when something big is looming. So we’re sticking it to the ballot box with the ...More >>


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