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New Exhibition: He Tangata, He Tangata

Wed, 25 May 2016 17:32:09 +1200 | Geoff Wilson Gallery

Gallery open days: Wednesday 10am – 6pm, Thursday and Friday 10am – 4pm. The gallery is also open by prior appointment and will be open on some Saturdays during the exhibition with artists live in the gallery. Please contact the gallery or check ...More >>

Art student wins photography award using iphone

Wed, 25 May 2016 13:40:34 +1200 | University of Auckland

Give an art student a phone and they will create a series of winning photographs, which is exactly what Jodie Salmond did. The postgraduate student from Elam School of Fine Arts was awarded the 2016 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography, for her series ...More >>

Hip Op-eration Dance Goes Global

Wed, 25 May 2016 12:11:36 +1200 | The Hip Op-eration Crew

Hip Op-eration Dance Goes Global 24th May 2016 People in every country in the world can now become part of the Hip Op-eration dance phenomena. The Hip Op-eration Crew, a hip hop dance group of senior citizens aged 71 to 96 years old, rose to fame following ...More >>

World-Class Creative Learning Centre Launched in Wellington

Wed, 25 May 2016 11:17:04 +1200 | Te Auaha

Wellington’s creative community is set to benefit from the build of a new $22.5 million campus which will produce more than 1000 graduates each year to support New Zealand’s flourishing film, creative technology and applied arts industries. Te ...More >>

New Zealand Fashion Week Announces an Exciting New 2016 Show

Tue, 24 May 2016 15:44:28 +1200 | New Zealand Fashion Week Ltd

New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) is excited to announce a new show on the schedule this year, set to showcase the next generation of talented fashion designers. More >>

Bailey Roiall, aka Bam Bam, Recovers From On Stage Accident

Tue, 24 May 2016 15:41:52 +1200 | Ding Dong Lounge

Bailey Roiall aka Bam Bam of Auckland band Helgorithms, broke his leg in two separate places while performing on stage at Ding Dong Lounge in Auckland on Friday night. The unfortunate incident was captured on camera by photographer Aaron Leece.More >>

Free Youth Circus Challenge at Victoria Park

Tue, 24 May 2016 15:25:42 +1200 | Communitu Circus

Head down to Victoria Park this Saturday for the Youth Circus Challenge, the main event Circability’s Youth Week programme! Circability have organised FREE circus workshops and demonstrations with youth and expert trainers from Auckland and Northland.More >>

Local arts to get a boost

Tue, 24 May 2016 13:00:19 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Tuesday, 24 May 2016) – Helping artists access funding is the aim of a partnership between the Dunedin City Council and the Arts Foundation. More >>

NZ comedian, Te Radar, to host gala dinner

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:55:21 +1200 | New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

New Zealand award-winning comedian and TV personality, Te Radar, has been confirmed as MC for the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower gala dinner at Mills Reef Winery on Wednesday 22 June.More >>

He Kāinga Tō Te Reo Māori Ki Atamira Kē

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:53:26 +1200 | Elephant Publicity

He tuatahitanga te whakaaturanga o te whakaari taumata rau a " Purapurawhetū " ki te reo Māori. Ka whakaaturia tēnei whakaari ki te whare tapere o Te Pou hei te 6-9 o Hōngongoi , ka whakaaturia anō ki te whare tapere o The Herald hei te 13-16 ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the rise of the far right

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:48:20 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

In his victory speech at the Cannes film festival this week, the British film director Ken Loach warned that the rise of far right parties in Europe was being fuelled by the economic policies of austerity, and manifested in a welfare bureaucracy that ...More >>

Sculptures set to “blow community away”

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:18:29 +1200 | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Buller district residents and visitors can expect to see an exciting series of sculptures pop-up in locations across the region in the coming months. More >>

Kiwi Drama ‘Filthy Rich’ Sold to Streaming Giant Hulu

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:14:52 +1200 | 818 Entertainment

The addictive hit Kiwi television series Filthy Rich will soon be available to over 12 million American viewers, with the show’s first season sold to US streaming giant Hulu.More >>

Te Papa to welcome Māori and Moriori remains

Mon, 23 May 2016 14:29:16 +1200 | Te Papa

The remains of sixty Māori and Moriori individuals, returning from museums and private collections, will be welcomed onto Te Papa's marae at 1pmon Friday 27 May. More >>

Sci-Fi Anthology Relies on International Collaboration

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:11:45 +1200 | Kosa Press

On post-apocalyptic Earth, New Zealand and Australia are the last habitable land masses. Humans and aliens cling to these countries, struggling for supremacy in the aftermath of a war that ravaged the globe. Four stories that explore transformation, ...More >>

Hamilton Zoo's Baby Chimpanzee Named

Fri, 20 May 2016 16:44:40 +1200 | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo has named its three-month-old baby chimpanzee after a month-long public naming competition through the popular zoo’s website. More >>

Lightbox brings you the dark, cruel and twisted this winter

Fri, 20 May 2016 10:33:10 +1200 | Lightbox

Coming exclusively to Lightbox on 23 May is Preacher , a new series which Forbes Magazine calls “darkly hilarious in ways that will make you feel twisted”. More >>

Farmers encouraged to have a laugh

Thu, 19 May 2016 15:58:27 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Laughter will be bought to farmers in the Manawatu next month thanks to comedian Jeremy Elwood. More >>

Waikato eateries invited to put Matariki on the menu

Thu, 19 May 2016 15:44:09 +1200 | Waikato District Council

Waikato district cafes, restaurants and eateries are being invited to take part in the regional Matariki menu challenge. The ‘Tino Reka te Kai Challenge’ will run over five weeks from Monday, June 6 until Monday, July 11 inclusive, celebrating ...More >>

DIY meets contemporary jewellery

Thu, 19 May 2016 12:17:20 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Locked Rooms at Toi Pōneke Gallery is the latest exhibition of contemporary jeweller Nik Hanton. Hanton’s graphic style and emphasis on the making process result in strikingly modern jewellery that is garnering attention both at home and abroad.More >>


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