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Hutt City Christmas set to be a cracker

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:56:42 +1300 | Hutt City Council

The street flags are out, the posters are posted and we’re set to put the trees up for Hutt City’s cracker Christmas season. More >>

Claudelands Named as Finalist for Large Venue of the Year

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:03:09 +1300 | Claudelands

Hamilton venue Claudelands has been named as a finalist for Large Venue of the Year in the Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards. More >>

Capital E announces resignation of Stephen Blackburn

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:29:41 +1300 | Capital E

Capital E announced today that Stephen Blackburn has resigned after more than ten years with the organisation, most recently as their National Theatre for Children’s Creative Producer.More >>

Chase & Status to Join Netsky at Lake Hawea Hotel

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:44:52 +1300 | Rhythm Group

Chase & Status to Join Netsky for One Off Show at Wanaka’s Lake Hawea Hotel! More >>

Fat Freddy’s Drop iTunes Session & Zoo gig

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:28:02 +1300 | The Label

Straight off the plane from Tokyo and into Auckland’s Roundhead Studios , Fat Freddy’s Drop recorded six tracks live to be released exclusively as an iTunes Session, and is available for pre-order Friday 28 November.More >>

Charles Bradley And His Extraordinaires Announce NZ Sideshow

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:15:18 +1300 | Bluesfest

R&B Soul Man Charles Bradley And His Extraordinaires; Reunited Hip Hop Royalty Jurassic 5 More >>

Rudolph’s glowing nose explained by science in fun video

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:03:35 +1300 | AUT University

Ever wondered how Father Christmas gets around the whole world in one night? Why no one sees him delivering presents? How he fits down the chimney? Or how the nose of Santa’s trusted navigator, Rudolph, came to glow?More >>

Shotover Jet Christmas Cracker spreads the love

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:18:57 +1300 | Southern PR

Shotover Jet Christmas Cracker spreads the love with free entry for passengers to community event More >>

Ponsonby Central Gets Set to Unveil Its Homage to Christmas

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:53:50 +1300 | 818 Entertainment

Speculation and anticipation are reaching fever pitch as Ponsonby Central gears up to unveil its giant homage to Christmas this Sunday 30th November. Currently perched on the buildings roof shrouded in black, talk on the street is turning to what this ...More >>

Unison Advent Calendar Reveals Christmas Goodies

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:33:03 +1300 | Unison

Friday 28 November - With only nine doors on the Unison Christmas Advent Calendar left to open, Unison is encouraging the Rotorua community to join Joanne Massey as one of the lucky winners of its Christmas promotion, which forms part of the Company’s ...More >>

Neil Diamond’s Highly Anticipated New Zealand Tour Announced

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:13:23 +1300 | Blackout Music Management

Neil Diamond , iconic Grammy Award®-winning Rock and Pop Singer/Songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, will embark on the highly More >>

Spark PHD Turns a Bad Day into a Good Day with Disney

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:38:36 +1300 | Spark PHD

Spark PHD has turned a bad day into a good day for unsuspecting motorists in a humorous and engaging parking ticket stunt, as part of its promotion for upcoming Walt Disney Studios film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day .More >>

The Shark Party – this year’s must-have holiday read

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:30:51 +1300 | Escalator Press

“. . . an engaging, evocative page-turner of a debut, written in Wellington with an eye on a much larger world.” More >>

Songpa Streetlamp to Immortalise Sister City Relationship

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:07:36 +1300 | Scape Public Art

A unique and symbolic streetlamp from Songpa-gu, Korea will be installed and unveiled on 29 November 2014 as part of Mischa Kuball’s Solidarity Grid in Christchurch. More >>

Christmas cheer comes to Pompallier Mission

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:05:13 +1300 | Heritage New Zealand

Christmas cheer will be coming to Russell once again this year at the annual Carols @ Pompallier concert at Pompallier Mission, the Heritage New Zealand property in Russell, Bay of Islands.More >>

Over 50,000 cans to help Kiwis in need this Christmas

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:56:30 +1300 | Wattie's Cans Film Festival

Wattie’s and The Salvation Army are thrilled with the result. The best yet in 21 years! Movie goers throughout the country donated a total of 21,152 cans to The Salvation Army this year as part of the 21st Annual Wattie’s Cans Film Festival.More >>

Audiences have more choice in local content, 25 years on

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:52:43 +1300 | NZ On Air

Twenty-five years after it was created, NZ On Air continues to move swiftly to ensure New Zealanders can find and enjoy diverse local content how and when they want it. More >>

Santa’s Wonderland to delight kids in Hastings

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:15:25 +1300 | Hastings City Business Association

From December 1st until Christmas Eve the centre of Hastings will become home to the Cranford Hospice Santa’s Wonderland – a Christmas extravaganza to delight the children of Hastings. More >>

Canadian Comedian Sensation Russell Peters NZ Arena Show

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:41:17 +1300 | Adrian Bohm Presents

For immediate release: 9am Thursday 27th November 2014 ADRIAN BOHM PRESENTS RUSSELL PETERS ALMOST FAMOUS WORLD TOUR 2015 After setting attendance records around the world, global comedy rock star, Russell Peters returns to New Zealand with his Almost ...More >>

Sam Smith: Second Auckland Show Added

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:39:55 +1300 | Mushroom Group

Sam Smith's soulful voice has captured the hearts of audiences all over the world and now after quickly selling out his first show, Frontier Touring is pleased to announce that a second and final Auckland show at Vector Arena on Wednesday, 22 April ...More >>


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