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Mucus Kids spit out their debut EP on May 29

Fri, 22 May 2015 16:18:50 +1200 | Powertool Records

Mucus Kids is a sewerpunk ménage a trois made up of Loz L’estranja (human sounds), Madison Von Uber Rothschild (bass) and Sebasschin Cumball (hitting), born and bred in the gutters of West Auckland.More >>

NZ comedian performing live on psychedelic mushrooms

Wed, 13 May 2015 12:49:46 +1200 | Montecristo Comedy

Two time Billy T award nominee Tim Batt (7Days, Radio Hauraki, Worst Idea of All Time podcast) has announced that for tonight only (13 May 2015), he will performing his NZ International Comedy Festival show under the influence of psychedelic mushrooms.More >>

"I Am Rawshark" - Ben Rachinger's Sequel To "Dirty Politics"

Mon, 4 May 2015 11:28:50 +1200 | Alastair Thompson

The story is a pot-boiling journalistic tale of a trip inside Dark Politics by a brave (some might say foolhardy) young hacker / journalist, a class of new entrants to the media scene who are having a big impact - and some of whom like Aaron Swartz, ...More >>

Where Do Green Party Stand on Three-Way Marriage?

Mon, 4 May 2015 09:56:21 +1200 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is calling on the Green Party to declare their policy on three-way marriages and polygamy in light of the UK Green Party leader declaring that they are open to consultation on legalising ‘marriages’ involving three or more people. ...More >>

Rainbow Panel Opponent to Apply for Position

Fri, 1 May 2015 09:34:26 +1200 | Affordable Auckland

Rainbow Panel Opponent to Apply for Position At its Governing Body meeting today, Auckland Council voted for the creation of a Rainbow Advisory Panel which supporters say will enable GLBTI people to have their voices heard by the Council. It will cost ...More >>

John Oliver takes a dig PM over Ponytail Tugging

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:36:21 +1200 | Francis Cook

John Oliver has taken aim at the PM's recent behaviour on his show Last Week Tonight. More >>

Transcript : John Key Speaks on His Hair Pulling Problems

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:13:09 +1200 | Pete George

John Key was interviewed on The Nation on Saturday and was asked by Patrick Gower about the hair pulling issue. More >>

Comedy web-series about NZ advertising agency

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:47:56 +1200 | stemcreative

If you’ve ever had an irritating boss, an impossible client, a production disaster, a blundered pitch, a work-related ethical dilemma or a drink too many at the company Christmas function, then Agency is the comedy web-series for you. More >>

MediaWorks Announces Dancing with the Stars Hosts

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:45:20 +1200 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks and BBC Worldwide ANZ are delighted to announce host Dominic Bowden alongside co-host Sharyn Casey for the hit series Dancing with the Stars. More >>

Gloriavale Christian Community School: What does it teach?

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:24:00 +1200 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

Registered by the state; inspected by the Education Review Office, and partially funded by taxpayers – but what is taught there? More >>

D-Day Is Approaching!

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:35:13 +1200 | NorthTec

Anyone wanting to find out about degrees and diplomas offered by NorthTec is invited to come to the first “D-Day” event at the polytechnic’s Raumanga campus. More >>

Bayfair Encourages Locals to Support Anzac’s 100

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:32:38 +1200 | Bayfair Shopping Centre

Oaty biscuits and red poppies combine to ignite a strong sense of patriotism – and, in recognition of 100 years of ANZAC, Bayfair Shopping Centre will this year become a local hub for remembering ANZAC troops that honourably fought for New Zealand’s ...More >>

Kellogg’s announces commitment to Health Star Ratings

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:04:43 +1200 | Kellogg ANZ

Ratings to appear on packs from early June – full cereal range by end of 2015More >>

Contiki “RoadTrip”

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:31:43 +1200 | Contiki Tours

Contiki continues to thrive on YouTube with fourth annual RoadTrip - this year with New Zealand’s own Jamie Curry More >>

Speight’s Says: We Will Help You Get Your Dream Shed

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:57:56 +1200 | The PR Shop

Speight’s has launched a nationwide competition, where Kiwi blokes can enter for a chance to win their very own epic dream shed! More >>

‘The Desk’ Featuring Paul Henry to Have NZ Debut

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:09:00 +1200 | Elephant Publicity

‘The Desk’ Featuring Paul Henry to Have NZ Debut at Documentary Edge International Film Festival 2015More >>

Free Press 13/04/2015

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:47:05 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

It’s Catching Vernon Small of the Dom Post says ACT’s call to index tax brackets to inflation is a ‘canny policy.’ The only real downside? “Let's face it, when it comes to vote-harvesting, drip fed tax cuts will never beat a multi-billion dollar ...More >>

Get Ready to Rumble in the Rubble

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:34:09 +1200 | The PR Shop

Rumble in the Rubble is a Christchurch open-air boxing event where contenders from 16 companies that contribute to the Christchurch rebuild get into the ring to raise awareness for the rebuild effort, and money for a Charitable Foundation. More >>

Drones and Protests: Policing and the Machine Imperative

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:27:25 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

Innovation, Edmund Burke reminds us in “A Letter to a Noble Lord,” does not necessarily imply reform. While the peaceful uses of drones are often treated as the benign effects of the security industrial complex, the spill over into more violent deployments ...More >>

The Science of Ecstasy and Immortality by Steve Carr

Thu, 9 Apr 2015 15:03:31 +1200 | Michael Lett

Carr has long been fascinated by magical moments of material transformation. This can be seen as early as  Air Guitar  (2001), in which the artist turns from a teenage boy riffing in his bedroom to a smoke-clouded guitar god. Almost ten years later, ...More >>


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