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Challenge to PM – Prove Your Fishing Story Or Pay Up

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:29:10 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 10 FEBRUARY 2016 Challenge to PM – Prove Your Fishing Story Or Pay up More >>

Thoughts and Observations From My Holiday On Earth

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:27:52 +1300 | Jennifer O'Sullivan

The year is 2016... the planet is Earth... and Ray, an overly-optimistic alien from far away, is here to share her thoughts and observations on the human experience… More >>

Death Never Blinks: A Rather Silly Radio Play

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:21:47 +1300 | Kickin Rad Productions

Wellington, 1953. Local mobsters. Greasy pawnshops. Gambling debts. And literally miles and miles of bunting. What does it mean? Will Dick Mason, Private Detective, solve the case before the case solves him? This Fringe, Kickin’ Rad presents an ...More >>

I Salute You, & You

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 17:30:45 +1300 | Steve Bolton

I only realized how bad things had become when I snapped out of my reverie and found myself standing in the herbaceous border section at the garden centre saluting a SALE flag.More >>

Awkward Threesome

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:30:29 +1300 | Kickin Rad Productions

What do two seasoned improvisors do to spice up their stage life? Bring in a third player! More >>

Scoop Images: 2016 Wellington Seven Costumes - Sunday

Mon, 1 Feb 2016 10:38:04 +1300 | Lyndon Hood

On the last day of the 2016 Wellington Sevens, a sunny day saw the Stadium and waterfront quiet – at least compared to previous years. But there were still a range of traditional and novel dresser-uppers to be spotted.More >>

Key pulls rug under Goff on CRL

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:37:43 +1300 | Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer

“Most Aucklanders will be pleased the National Government is moving on its commitment to the City Rail Link. However Labour’s mayoral candidate Phil Goff won’t be happy that John Key’s shown the money so soon,” says Auckland Councillor for ...More >>

David Farrier’s Documentary ‘Tickled’ to Get Sundance Premiere

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 10:26:07 +1300 | 818 Entertainment

Kiwi documentary Tickled will receive its worldwide premiere in the World Documentary Competition of the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in January.More >>

How to Get a Job in 2016

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:21:02 +1300 | Hays Recruitment

What will it take to be the winning candidate and land a top job in 2016? According to recruiting experts Hays disrupting your CV, being open to freelancing and getting outside your comfort zone to promote yourself online are just three ways to aid your ...More >>

First Bachelorette Announced with More Fm Wildcard Winner

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 17:33:20 +1300 | Mediaworks

More FM is pleased to announce Nelson-born Anna Marshall as their bachelorette Wildcard winner for season two of The Bachelor New Zealand . More >>

Government slammed for departments serious ignorance!

Wed, 9 Dec 2015 16:38:32 +1300 | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“The time has come for questions to be asked of the government, as to just what is going on in the justice department & can it please explain to New Zealand the reasoning behind some of the ludicrous ,reckless, callous decisions that judges ...More >>

Leave the Christmas Lights in the Cupboard

Wed, 9 Dec 2015 10:46:07 +1300 | thl

Leave the Christmas Lights in the Cupboard, The Waitomo Glowworms Have You Covered! Leave behind the frustration of untangling the Christmas lights this year and head to New Zealand’s natural fairy light display – the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.More >>

Mother sentenced after baby SUDI death

Fri, 4 Dec 2015 12:15:03 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are highlighting the responsibility of parents to ensure safe sleeping practices for their children after the sentencing of a mother in court yesterday on a charge of endangering life by criminal nuisance.More >>

Statement on Festive Pot-Luck Lunch

Thu, 3 Dec 2015 11:17:59 +1300 | Auckland Regional Migrant Services

About every six weeks, the ARMS Trust hosts a social event for migrants wishing to connect with one another, in addition to other opportunities to connect with and learn from local people. More >>

Real Groovy Records finds Salvation

Thu, 3 Dec 2015 11:07:53 +1300 | Real Groovy

From Friday January 7th, 2016, Auckland’s iconic record emporium, Real Groovy will open its new doors at 369 Queen Street, previously the Salvation Army auditorium. Right across the road from their current locale, glass bricks and parquet floors ...More >>

System that Turns Waste Paper into New Paper

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 11:43:03 +1300 | Epson

Epson Develops the World's First Office Papermaking System that Turns Waste Paper into New Paper PaperLab promises to revolutionise office recycling by securely destroying documents and turning them into office paper using a dry process More >>

NZ-created App wins Entrepreneur’s Auckland Start-up Weekend

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:40:15 +1300 | Fashion Ghost

Fashion Ghost, a new peer-to-peer app designed to help people choose their outfits, won the latest Auckland Startup Weekend (November 20 – 22.. Winning this competition has allowed the group to compete in the Global Startup Battle, which could see them ...More >>

Popular Pixie Town Opening Soon

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:35:28 +1300 | Otago Settlers' Museum

Dunedin (Friday, 27 November 2015) – Christmas arrives at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum when Pixie Town opens on Saturday, 5 December. More >>

A Christmas Karel Čapek

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:40:45 +1300 | The Bacchanals

Propeller Stage, BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Terrace Friday 4 December – Saturday 19 December, 2015 at 7pm Special $12 previews on Wednesday 2 & Thursday 3 December Book online at or phone (04) 802-4175 Tickets: $20/15 More >>

NZ’s sexiest, funniest and smartest first names

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:17:19 +1300 | Elite Singles

What’s in a name? New dating study reveals NZ’s sexiest, funniest and smartest first names More >>


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