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Summary judgement in copyright case welcomed

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:27:35 +1300 | Jordan Williams

Jordan Williams welcomes District Court summary judgement and strike-out of Colin Craig copyright claim More >>

Leila Adu ‘Love Cells’ Aotearoa Tour Announcement

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:25:58 +1300 | Leila Adu

Earlier this year, Brooklyn-based, New Zealand Ghanaian musician Leila Adu premiered the music video for her new song 'Love Cells' via Afropunk. Afropunk describe it as a psychedelic rock track " all about universal love, and the inherently spiritual ...More >>

International Fringe Favourite Comes to NZ

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:37:56 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Following award-winning seasons at the 2015 Melbourne Fringe and Adelaide Fringe We May Have to Choose makes its New Zealand debut at the Auckland Fringe from 21-25 February before heading to NZ Fringe in Wellington from 2-11 March 2017. More >>

Porirua’s new splash pad designed for fun

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:49:57 +1300 | Porirua City Council

The fun will be wet and wild at Aotea Lagoon’s new splash pad when it opens next year. More >>

Mediaworks Radio to Launch ‘Rova’ Digital Audio Programme

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:06:15 +1300 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks has today announced its new digital audio streaming platform rova will go live in January 2017. More >>

Book Publishing Industry Rebounds

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:51:30 +1300 | Copyright Licensing NZ

A report released today on the economic contribution of New Zealand book publishing shows that the industry has rebounded from difficult trading conditions in 2013 and 2014 to a position of growth in sales of both physical books and eBooks in 2015.More >>

Buskers Enliven the Waterfront Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 12:22:24 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

Auckland International Buskers Festival 2017 27 – 30 January Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour and CBD Waterfront More >>

UB40 announce New Zealand shows

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:28:55 +1300 | NicNak Media

The UK’s most successful reggae band, UB40 , is returning to New Zealand in November 2017, playing all their hits and more! More >>

Highly Flammable Appoints New GM

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:25:42 +1300 | Highly Flammable Entertainment

New Zealand’s premiere entertainment organisation Highly Flammable has hired new General Manager Scout Liu to take the reigns. More >>

Kapiti Food Fair exceeds expectations

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:23:21 +1300 | Kapiti Business Projects

The owners of the Kapiti Food Fair, Helene Judge and Jeanine van Kradenburg are super happy with the number of visitors coming to the Fair this year. “Our target was 10,000 and we have come in at 9,228,” says Helene. She goes on to say that “Jeanine ...More >>

Revving up for summer with Leadfoot and other great events

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 16:19:06 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

The sound, the smell, the speed…there is nothing like the Leadfoot Festival for getting as close as humanly possible to the adrenaline of racing without actually getting behind the wheel.More >>

Public Ping Pong Tables for City

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 16:05:03 +1300 | Joint Press Release

Three, temporary concrete ping pong tables will be installed near the Bridge of the Remembrance this coming weekend by Gap Filler as part of their new Diverscity: Community showcase project. The project aims to give migrant communities greater visibility ...More >>

An astronaut, a Cousteau and Gin Wigmore take to the ice

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:18:27 +1300 | TEDxScottBase

An astronaut, a Cousteau, international researchers, sustainable business leaders, a renowned photographer, an award-winning film maker and one of New Zealand’s most popular musicians are joining forces to highlight climate change, celebrate science ...More >>

Team Clarkson finds its #ThirdWheel

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:36:36 +1300 | World Masters Games

Auckland father of two, Tony (Anthony) Woodcock has been confirmed as the #ThirdWheel to join Jenny-May Clarkson and husband Dean on the start line at World Masters Games 2017 (WMG2017).More >>

Flox, Hospice NZ And Farmers to Create Christmas Baubles

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:29:27 +1300 | Farmers Department Stores

Flox Teams with Hospice New Zealand And Farmers to Create Christmas Baubles, Fundraising for Those in Need! More >>

The Next Step – Live on Stage

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:22:56 +1300 | Live Nation Entertainment

MONDAY DECEMBER 5, 2016 - Following their debut New Zealand shows in September, the cast of The Next Step is returning to Australia and New Zealand in April 2017 for what will be one of the most anticipated tours of the year. The Next Step is ...More >>

Amy Schumer Live - Tour Cancelled

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:17:56 +1300 | Live Nation Entertainment

MONDAY DECEMBER 5, 2016 - Live Nation regret to announce that Amy Schumer ’s Australia – New Zealand December tour dates will not go ahead due to illness. Unfortunately, due to Amy Schumer’s tight schedule it is not possible to schedule replacement ...More >>

Sistas Turn Up the Sass Centre Stage for a Provocative Show

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 12:50:58 +1300 | Auckland Live


Gordon Campbell on India’s huge socio-economic experiment

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:54:56 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

W ithout much coverage at all in the West, India has just been engaged for the past few weeks in one of the world’s biggest socio-economic experiments since the Cultural Revolution in China. With only four hours warning on November 8, Indian Prime Minister ...More >>

Orchestra Wellington's 2017 Season

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:28:32 +1300 | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington has revealed its full programme for 2017. Called The Impresario, the Orchestra’s 2017 season focuses on music inspired by Sergei Diaghilev. More >>


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