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1. Yelawolf Announces Headline Auckland Show

31 July 2015 9:37am | Great Things

In celebration of his third studio album, Love Story , prodigious American rapper YELAWOLF brings his explosive headline show to Auckland's Studio on Friday, December 4... More >>

2. iHeartRadio New Zealand presents Adam Lambert

13 July 2015 10:14am | Niki Schuck

iHeartRadio New Zealand presents Adam Lambert, supported by Sweet Mix Kids - live in concert and free! - The hottest ticket in town thanks to 2degrees .. More >>

3. The Lawson quins tell their incredible story

24 July 2015 11:25am | Paul Little Books

On their 50th birthday, the Lawson quins tell their incredible story in a full-length biography... More >>

4. Glivenko Wins National Chamber Music Contest

03 August 2015 9:24am | Sally Woodfield

Wellington ensemble Trio Glivenko has won the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest for 2015 - the first time a Wellington ensemble has won the contest for many years... More >>

5. Te Taura Whiri I Te Reo Māori Chief Executive Appointed

31 July 2015 5:20pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Commissioner of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori Dr Wayne Ngata today announced the appointment of Ngāhiwi Apanui to the role of Chief Executive. .. More >>

6. Anchor Milk Reignites 1935 All Blacks Partnership

31 July 2015 10:32am | Anchor Milk

Today Anchor milk announced that it will be partnering with the All Blacks, refreshing its original 1935 Anchor-All Blacks partnership. .. More >>

7. Responsible dog ownership vital

03 August 2015 3:10pm | NZVA

The steady rise in dog bite injuries in New Zealand continues to reflect the need for societal change around the way we choose to own and care for dogs said the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) today, responding to a study based on ACC data ..... More >>

8. Captivating New Zealand Stories Showcased in Sunday Theatre

29 July 2015 11:03am | TVNZ

Some of New Zealand's most dramatic stories are brought to life this August with a brand new season ofSunday Theatres airing on TV ONE. .. More >>

9. The Fall New Zealand Tour 2015

30 July 2015 9:54am | Solid Entertainment

Solid Entertainment is proud to announce that seminal English group THE FALL will return to New Zealand for two shows in October. .. More >>

10. Local Hutt City clubs thanked by Lotto Sports Makers

29 July 2015 2:19pm | Sport Wellington

Stokes Valley Rugby Club and Naenae Old Boys Cricket Club are the latest recipients of Sport Wellingtons good practice award. The clubs have both received $1000 worth of 'Sport Makers' sporting goods as part of the 'Thank a Sport Maker' campaign. ..... More >>

11. Community rising to marathon Challenge

28 May 2013 3:39pm | Christchurch Airport

With close to 5000 entries, more than 200 volunteers and hundreds of supporters and spectators, the Christchurch Airport Marathon has shrugged off the region's earthquake woes to remain one of the South Island's most significant community occasions... More >>

12. An evening with Oprah

26 July 2015 10:46am | Blackout Music Management

Following on from the announcement of Oprah Winfrey's first appearance in New Zealand, event producers Iconic Entertainment and Dainty Group , can now confirm the venue and ticketing details for her Auckland show... More >>

13. Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream

17 March 2015 9:58am | Noise PR

The magical show that is Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream opens in New Zealand in July 2015 and will take audiences on a spectacular journey featuring all your favourite Disney characters. Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream will travel to ..... More >>

14. Winners of New Zealand's best 2015 announced

02 August 2015 11:05am | NZIFF

Out of seventy-five submissions, four outstanding winners have been selected and announced in the fourth annual NZIFF New Zealand's Best Short Film competition at Auckland's Civic Theatre tonight... More >>

15. Up Close & Personal with Umaga, Nonu, Folau And Tuqiri

03 August 2015 9:34am | Goliath Group

Monday 3rd August, 2015 - Goliath Group are delighted to announce Up Close & Personal , an evening of conversation, dinner and entertainment with some of the rugby world's finest players, past and present... More >>

16. Guy Ryan Wins Young New Zealander of the Year Award

26 February 2015 2:17pm | Inspiring Stories Trust

Inspiring Stories Trust is delighted to announce that CEO, Guy Ryan, won the 2015 Young New Zealander of the Year Award last night. .. More >>

17. FMG granted naming rights for Waikato Stadium

31 July 2015 9:34am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker has welcomed a new naming rights sponsorship agreement for Waikato Stadium. .. More >>

18. Comedy Legend Kevin Smith Brings His One Man Show to NZ

28 July 2015 12:37pm | 818 Entertainment

Writer, comedian, podcaster and film director Kevin Smith brings 'An Evening with Kevin Smith' to Auckland's SKY CITY Theatre Thursday 17th September. .. More >>

19. Gareth Morgan Announces Winner of $20k Flag Competition

28 July 2015 1:23pm | The Morgan Foundation

The winner of the Morgan Foundation's $20,000 flag competition is "Wā kāinga / Home", designed by Auckland based Studio Alexander. .. More >>

20. Kiwi repats under the microscope

03 August 2015 1:03pm | Wright Communications

A 'global census' of New Zealand expats has been expanded to include New Zealanders who have returned home from overseas. .. More >>

21. Whitcoulls Top 100: Kiwis prefer young adult & classics

21 July 2014 1:56pm | Whitcoulls

To compile their Top 100 List for 2014, Whitcoulls again asked New Zealanders to vote for their favourite books and authors. And while classic novels continue to appeal to Kiwi readers, 2014 marks a significant new trend - the increasing popularity ..... More >>

22. Children's TV 'Dream Team' Takes Preschoolers On Tiki Tour

25 July 2011 12:16pm | Flux Animation Studio

Tiki Tour - a new production from New Zealand-based children's TV 'dream team', Flux Animation and Pickled Possum Productions - is set to take pre-schoolers on a daily 'bus trip' around the country... More >>

23. World Skinny Dip Record at Rhythm & Vines (CONTAINS NUDITY)

02 January 2014 4:42pm | The Scoop Team

On the last day of 2013 a world record has been reached in Gisborne, New Zealand for the biggest amount of people in the in the water at one time with no clothes on. The music video was performed by local musician F n' C... More >>

24. Winners announced for the 2015 Children's Music Awards

02 August 2015 10:29am | Maiden New Zealand

APRA AMCOS and Recorded Music NZ are all wiggly with excitement to announce the winners for the 2015 New Zealand Children's Music Awards - celebrating music written for children... More >>

25. Top twenty New Zealand Surnames

14 August 2014 2:53pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The latest year's crop of Kiwi babies have more names of non-European origin than ever before. Internal Affairs records show that while Smith, Wilson and Williams are the most popular family names, Singh and Wang at seventh and eighth have overtaken ..... More >>

26. NZRDA's Gingerbread Horse Campaign

31 July 2015 3:36pm | Riding for the Disabled

There's still time for people sign up as Gingerbread Horse Bakers in support of this years' NZRDA Gingerbread Horse Campaign, with the closing date recently extended to 12th August 2015... More >>

27. Johnny Enzed - the truth of war in soldiers' words

02 August 2015 11:10am | Massey University

Testimonies from more than 2000 letters, diaries and journal entries of New Zealand soldiers who served in the Great War (1914-1918) provide vivid, moving and horrifying written accounts in a new book by Massey University Professor of War Studies Glyn ..... More >>

28. Double the Fun at Bike the Bridge

03 August 2015 12:15pm | Bike The Bridge

Bike the Bridge, Auckland's largest cycle event, has teamed up with Auckland Transport in an exciting new partnership that will give even more people the opportunity to take part... More >>

29. Extensive Collection of NZ Cemetery Records Now Online

02 February 2015 11:22am |

A database of 1.6 million cemetery records which has taken more than 2,000 volunteers over four decades to produce is now available online on Ancestry, the world's largest online family history resource... More >>

30. Creative New Zealand announces 2015 investment funding

31 July 2015 11:35am | Creative New Zealand

The Arts Council has committed a further $10.5 million to 26 arts organisations in its latest multi-year investment funding round. .. More >>

31. New programmes feature te ao Māori

31 July 2015 5:00pm | NZ On Air

New programmes feature te ao Māori As we celebrate Māori language week NZ On Air is pleased to announce support for a range of new television programmes that help to bring te ao Māori to broad New Zealand audiences... More >>

32. CATS comes to New Zealand for a strictly limited season

21 May 2015 10:12am | Skip Ink

Following its triumphant season in London's West End, the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical CATS is announced for New Zealand. This spectacular production will play in Auckland only for a strictly limited season. ..... More >>

33. Queens Birthday should honour NZ women

02 June 2015 9:47am | Bethune Communications

Producer of New Zealand's first girl power 3D Maori animated short film THE RANGIMOEKAUS says, .. More >>

34. LIANZA and Hell Pizza Reading Challenge

02 June 2015 10:33am | LIANZA

Due to the massive increase of interest in the LIANZA and Hell Pizza Reading Challenge this year, LIANZA, the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, is pleased to announce that Hell Pizza are printing off another 50,000 pizza wheels ..... More >>

35. Lotto coming to Wednesday soon

08 July 2015 2:17pm | Lotto New Zealand

Lotto, Powerball and Strike will be drawn on Wednesday as well as Saturday later this year, giving Kiwis another chance to win big with Lotto across the week. "These game changes will create more winners, more millionaires and more chances to win ..... More >>

36. NRL Auckland Nines tickets from $69

13 July 2015 10:12am | NRL Auckland Nines

Waitangi Weekend in Auckland will be abuzz as all 16 NRL teams descend on Eden Park for this two-day, nine-per-side knockout tournament extravaganza! .. More >>

37. The 2015 Pride of New Zealand Awards Regional Finalists

16 July 2015 1:17pm | NZME.

16 July 2015 - Unsung Kiwi heroes and those making a significant difference in the lives of others have been recognised as the regional finalists for this year's Pride of New Zealand Awards are announced... More >>

38. Top Chefs Turning up the Heat at Nzchefs National Salon

28 July 2015 4:30pm | NZChefs

Some of New Zealand's best and brightest chefs will be putting their culinary prowess and creativity to the test this weekend, when they compete for top awards at the NZChefs National Salon... More >>

39. Announcing Moena Moxham's solo show

29 July 2015 8:02am | In Good Company

Wellington Artist Alexandra Murcott has been selected as Artist in Residence at MeiPAM Gallery , Shodoshima, Japan. .. More >>

40. Central Otago's new twelve-day wine celebration

30 July 2015 1:25pm | Bruce McGechan

Labour Weekend will mark the opening of the first annual 'Down to Earth' celebration of wine in New Zealand's Central Otago region, set to run from Saturday 24 October to Wednesday 4 November 2015. .. More >>

41. Veuve Clicquot paints Queenstown 'Clicquot Yellow'

31 July 2015 11:21am | Veuve Clicquot

The highly anticipated Clicquot in the Snow program returned to Australasia's biggest winter playground on July 30. The four day celebration of champagne style après ski was officially launched on Thursday July 30 which saw a select group of VIP guests ..... More >>

42. Auckland Museum Exhibition Opens in Sāmoa

31 July 2015 3:09pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

In 2014, Auckland War Memorial Museum produced the exhibition 'Entangled Islands - Sāmoa, New Zealand and the First World War,' to tell the story of the shared WWI history between Sāmoa and New Zealand. The exhibition was developed by the Museum ..... More >>

43. Have a chat with Santa on the Telecom Santa line

26 November 2012 2:39pm | Telecom New Zealand

For the 19th year in a row, Telecom is making it easy for kids in New Zealand to talk to Santa, all the way in the North Pole, with the Telecom Santa line. Anyone can call Santa for free, on 0800 222 222, from now until Christmas to let him know ..... More >>

44. Top 20 Māori boys' and girls' names released

03 July 2013 11:19am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has released a list of the top 20 Māori baby names for 2012 in association with Māori Language Week 2013, Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. .. More >>

45. LIVE English Premier League Games Free-To-Air

08 August 2014 4:44pm | Television New Zealand

LIVE English Premier League Games Free-To-Air on TVNZ Every Weekend FROM SUNDAY 17 AUGUST AT 1.50AM TV ONE and TVNZ Ondemand are changing the way the English Premier League is screened. Instead of delayed coverage, there will now be a LIVE game every ..... More >>

46. 'Band Of Magicians' tours NZ

20 May 2015 1:37pm | 818 Entertainment

The four hottest faces of modern magic are set to bring a night of awe-inspiring entertainment when magic supergroup 'Band Of Magicians' tours NZ across August and September 2015... More >>

47. Maori Language Week 2015 Set To Launch

17 July 2015 11:12am | Maori Language Commission

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, Māori Language Commission is anticipating another successful Māori Language Week with the Commission's online order form, receiving nearly 1,000 applications from throughout the country within 24 hours of its release ..... More >>

48. NZ Reigns Supreme at the 2015 World Hot Sauce Awards

20 July 2015 10:13am | Funktion Music

New Zealand gained 3 World Championships and 3 Placings at this year's World Hot Sauce Awards . .. More >>

49. Apprentice Chef of the Year finalists revealed

22 July 2015 8:03pm | Service IQ

The heat is on for four talented young Kiwi chefs who will go head-to-head to win the prestigious title of ServiceIQ Apprentice Chef of the Year next week. .. More >>

50. Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada's Banff Centre

31 July 2015 2:47pm | Creative New Zealand

Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada's The Banff Centre for cultural exchange .. More >>

51. NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants

03 August 2015 11:43am | Joint Media Statement

The Auckland Museum and NZ Society of Authors are once again delighted to offer two RESEARCH grants for writers who want to utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library in the development of their fiction or non-fiction ..... More >>

52. New arts fund and research to support Auckland diversity

03 August 2015 3:00pm | Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand will invest $600,000 over the next three years in a new initiative that responds to the Auckland Region's culturally diverse population. .. More >>

53. Ta Moko - A History On Skin

14 July 2005 12:28am | Christchurch Arts Festival 2005

Taia o moko, hai hoa matenga mou. Only death can deprive you of your moko. It will be your ornament and your companion until your dying day... More >>

54. Untouched World's Peri Drysdale named NZer of year

13 December 2005 9:27am | Word Of Mouth Media

Untouched World fashion leader Peri Drysdale has been named North & South magazine's New Zealander of the year... More >>

55. New Zealand's Most Popular Breeds Of Dogs

10 January 2007 10:51am | NZ Kennel Club

Labrador Retrievers are still New Zealand's most popular dogs according to 2006 registrations with the NZ Kennel Club. Over 1,320 of these chocolate or yellow or black purebred dogs were registered last year up 9% for the breed on 2005... More >>

56. Christchurch's Marathon Looking for Record Entry

18 March 2015 9:45am | Christchurch Airport Marathon

The Christchurch Airport Marathon may be looking at record entries following their announcement last month that the annual Queens Birthday Weekend event will return to the central city. .. More >>

57. SUCCESS - A new play by Stephen Sinclair

19 May 2015 9:48am | Jeremy Elwood

Carl, Jules and Derek are stand up comedians. Starting out in Auckland, they shared dreams, ideas, and a flat, convinced they were changing the world with every laugh they could elicit. .. More >>

58. Louise Nicholas police recruit wing graduates

27 May 2015 8:33pm | New Zealand Police

Thirty six new constables will graduate from The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) in Wing 290 tomorrow,Thursday 28 May, and their wing patron is 2007 New Zealander of the Year, Louise Nicholas. .. More >>

59. Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

02 July 2015 12:29pm | Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) National Selectors have picked a 12-strong Silver Ferns team featuring a mix of youth and experience to contest the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 (NWC2015) in August. Inspirational Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua has fulfilled ..... More >>

60. AIA Marae DIY Presents Kahuranaki Marae Renovation

13 July 2015 10:34am | Alexander Communications

They say it's the people who make a place special, and that could not be truer for those close to Kahuranaki Marae. With the beloved marae's recent renovation, the Hastings community experienced this more than ever as whanau from around the ..... More >>

61. Te Papa's Air New Zealand Exhibition prepares to take flight

21 July 2015 12:38pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will say farewell to its hugely popular Air New Zealand 75 Years: Our nation. The world. Connected at the end of the week as it prepares to depart for Auckland, where it will be on show later in the year... More >>

62. It's Business Time at Neighbourly

27 July 2015 12:58pm |

After encouraging neighbours to connect with one another, New Zealand's first free and private neighbourhood website is urging local businesses to join in on the community spirit too... More >>

63. All-Star Designer Line up Confirmed for 2015

29 July 2015 5:34pm | New Zealand Fashion Week

New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) is thrilled to announce its provisional designer line up for 2015, with a strong list of designers from around the country and overseas, set to heat up the catwalks at the ANZ Viaduct Event Centre from Monday 24August ..... More >>

64. Strong vision impresses judge in IHC Art Awards

30 July 2015 9:18am | IHC

Auckland cartoonist and illustrator Dylan Horrocks praised the strong focus of the 10 finalists he selected today for the IHC Art Awards 2015. .. More >>

65. MetService Marine App gets 80,000 downloads

31 July 2015 3:52pm | Maritime New Zealand

Developed in partnership with Maritime NZ, the App features marine weather forecasts, tides, and carries the "Get it on, or it's no good" lifejacket safety messages. It was launched early last year... More >>

66. New Zealand's New National Creativity Qualification

03 August 2015 10:05am | NZQA

New Zealand and NZQA have taken a major step towards our future. For the first time NZQA now has a set of qualifications in creativity, a field in its own right. .. More >>

67. Bostock New Zealand Nurtures Growth of National Event

03 August 2015 12:50pm | ATTN

New Zealand's largest edible gardening show has been given a huge boost with the announcement of a new naming sponsor. Local Hawke's Bay grower, John Bostock is getting in behind the Bostock New Zealand Edible garden show and aims to grow the ..... More >>

68. Angela Bloomfield Voted New Zealand's Best Breasts

21 August 2006 10:12am | Fayreform Lingerie

As part of the celebration of Fayreform National Breast Pride Week, Angela Bloomfield was announced the winner of the celebrity Best Breasts 2006. She was voted number one by the 1,500 women who took part in the recent Fayreform Annual Full Bust Survey... More >>

69. Kicking Horse Rock Arrives At Te Papa

02 November 2007 3:27pm | Te Papa

The symbolic boulder, from Kicking Horse Pass in the Canadian Rockies, will be on display at Te Papa from 5 - 12 November to mark the centenary of the death of explorer and scientist Sir James Hector... More >>

70. KidsCan StandTall Facts

08 September 2008 4:39pm | Big Night In

The KidsCan StandTall Charitable Trust was set up in 2005 by Julie Helson and Carl Sunderland who wanted to do something about the child poverty situation in New Zealand. Here are the facts..... More >>

71. Have A Clean And Green Big Day Out

11 January 2010 4:21pm | CRS Management

With the BIG DAY OUT just five days away, we thought we should draw attention to the recycling initiatives that are part of the festival's green initiatives. .. More >>

72. Christchurch Marathon Back to Stay

02 March 2012 10:27am | MDJ Media

It's official. The new-look Christchurch Airport Marathon is under starter's orders for Sunday June 3, back in Christchurch and on a new course. In 2011 the Christchurch Marathon suffered the same earthquake effects as much of Christchurch. For 30 years ..... More >>

73. Seven Sharp Returns for 2014

21 January 2014 6:26pm | TVNZ

Seven Sharp returns to TV ONE this Monday 27 January, with new hosts Mike Hosking and Toni Street joining Jesse Mulligan to tell compelling Kiwi stories with a fresh perspective, five nights a week... More >>

74. Stan Walker Sings Te Reo for Maori Language Week

18 July 2014 11:19am | Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre

New Zealand's favourite singer, Stan Walker, is to release his next song 'Aotearoa' in Te Reo Māori to celebrate Māori Language Week (July 21-27). And some of the proceeds of the song will go towards the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre... More >>

75. Dion Snell takes top prize at Auckland Rugby League Awards

28 August 2014 12:07pm | Auckland Rugby League

Howick Hornets second-rower Dion Snell has capped off a breakthrough year by being named 2014 Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Lion Red Player of the Year. .. More >>

76. TV3 Launches Contestant Search for The Block NZ 2015

12 December 2014 1:37pm | Mediaworks

MediaWorks has announced the search for next year's Alex and Corban, Maree and James, Quinn and Ben, and Jo and Damo has begun - the casting call for series four of The Block NZ is open!.. More >>

77. Silo Park season: January 2015

17 December 2014 11:45am | Silo Park

Christmas is over, but Silo Park is humming with summer vibrations, and January is jam-packed with a flavourful burst of activity from all corners of this fair city! Movies, markets, and music from NZ and beyond is just the beginning -- Silo Park ..... More >>

78. Alan Davies Returns with "Little Victories"

05 February 2015 9:36am | Elephant Publicity

Following the sell-out success of his long-awaited return to stand up in 2013, ALAN DAVIES - star of QI and Jonathan Creek - returns to New Zealand with his critically acclaimed follow up show ' Little Victories' touring to ten centres this July... More >>

79. Craft Beer Trends for 2015

09 February 2015 1:24pm | Pead PR

Against a backdrop of falling sales for mainstream brews, craft beer is a major growth area for brewers it seems. Changes in drinking culture, simply better beer, more respectful styles and a fashion following are all contributing to the growth ..... More >>

80. LIANZA Children's Book Awards 2015 Finalists

25 March 2015 12:30pm | LIANZA

LIANZA is thrilled to announce the finalists in the five categories of its long-running Children's and Young Adults Book Awards this year. Out of more than 100 entries, the four judges managed to whittle their list down to five outstanding finalists ..... More >>

81. Replica Bell Tea Tin Commemorates 100 Years since Gallipoli

17 April 2015 12:44pm | Bell Tea

100 years ago, a Bell Tea one-pound tin packed to the brim with mementos, practical items and notes from home was a beacon of hope for the 100,000 New Zealanders who went to war. .. More >>

82. LVVTA March 2015 UDM rebuttal

04 May 2015 9:42am | LVVTA

In 1992 The LVVTA was established by a group of NZ hot rod associations with the following philosophies espoused in its introductory pages by Tony Johnson. .. More >>

83. New action and adventure TV channel launches in New Zealand

04 May 2015 1:48pm | Schuck PR

4 May 2015 - Flame Tree Media, (formerly Juice TV) a leader in operating niche television channels, announced today the launch of New Zealand's first ever 24-hour action and adventure entertainment channel GARAGE, exclusively available on SKY channel ..... More >>

84. Whakatōhea Commemorate Seige of Te Tarata 150 Years Ago

15 May 2015 9:51am | Whakatohea

Whakatōhea will convene the 150th Commemoration of the siege of Te Tarata pā that took place on the Kiorekino plain at Waioeka in Opotiki... More >>

85. Video footage: Hemi "the Heat" Ahio [vs] Junior Iakopo

25 May 2015 10:11am | VS Live

Hemi Ahio won by unimounous points decision against dangerous veteran, Junior Iakopo at West Auckland's Trust's Arena last night.  .. More >>

86. NZ Art Show 2015 - 300 Artists & Thousands of Artworks

11 June 2015 11:01am | New Zealand Art Show

NZ Art Show 2015 - 300 Artists & Thousands of Artworks Sculpture, rocking horses, ancient photographic techniques, woollen sculptures, wet-plate photography, archival prints on aluminium, woodblock prints, ceramics, feathers and blankets are some of ..... More >>

87. ZEALANDIA Celebrates 20 Years

29 June 2015 1:53pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - Wellington's local wildlife safe-haven ZEALANDIA turns 20 this weekend, and will be celebrating with free entry to anyone younger than the sanctuary. ZEALANDIA has achieved many conservation milestones over the last 20 years, including ..... More >>

88. Josh Emett And Mark Wallbank Join Al Brown on Masterchef

03 July 2015 9:36am | Mediaworks

Josh Emett And Mark Wallbank Join Al Brown as Judges on TV3's Masterchef New Zealand MediaWorks is pleased to announce that Michelin star chef Josh Emett and acclaimed restaurateur Mark Wallbank will be joining Al Brown on the judging panel of TV3'sMasterchef ..... More >>

89. Auckland Vulcans v NSW Country previews and team lists

03 July 2015 2:29pm | Auckland Rugby League

Thirty four young Auckland players will get a fantastic opportunity to represent their region this afternoon, when the Auckland Vulcans play NSW Country in a representative double-header... More >>

90. Kumara Throws Its Hat into the Ring

07 July 2015 12:10pm | Salt and Pepper PR

Over the past few weeks, LeaderBrand, one of the country's largest producers of fresh vegetables, has been lobbying for beetroot to be declared the National Vegetable of New Zealand. However, this week a new challenger has thrown their hat into the ..... More >>

91. Heineken Open Announced the World's Best Experience

09 July 2015 11:23am | NZ Festival of Tennis

New Zealand Festival of Tennis has announced that the Heineken Open has taken out the Best Fan Experience award at the ATP Awards in Wimbledon this week. Beating stiff competition from renowned tournaments around the world, the Auckland tournament takes ..... More >>

92. Entries Called for ECC Student Craft/Design Awards

24 July 2015 11:00am | The Dowse

What will David Trubridge think of your design? If you're a tertiary design students or 2014 design graduate then this is your chance to enter the 2015 ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards and have that question answered! Internationally renowned ..... More >>

93. Upcoming Cycle Seminar Series

28 July 2015 4:40pm | Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Holden and Bike Barn have got together to create a complimentary nationwide Cycle Seminar Series to be held in August, offering an informative and entertaining series of workshops in preparation for the ultimate kiwi cycle event of the year- the ..... More >>

94. Glassons Gives Young Designers a Foot in the Industry Door

29 July 2015 11:52am | Glassons

Fashion retail giant Glassons has given Otago Polytechnic fashion design students a valuable nudge to the next level. .. More >>

95. A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity for Land Rover Owners

29 July 2015 2:00pm | Land Rover

Land Rover New Zealand is going to make one kiwi kids dream come true, giving one lucky parent or guardian the chance to watch their son, daughter, relative or family friend run out onto Wembley Stadium, as a New Zealand team mascot at RWC 2015... More >>

96. Centenary commemoration honours Niue's 150 soldiers

30 July 2015 10:51am | Wright Communications

One hundred years ago this October, fires were lit along Niue's coast to farewell 150 brave Niuean men who were sailing away in support of New Zealand to fight in World War I. Following a church service, they left on the troopship Te Anau with ..... More >>

97. Canterbury A&P Show to host Royal Equestrian Event

30 July 2015 11:46am | Canterbury A and P Association

The Canterbury A&P Association have announced that the Canterbury A&P Show will host a Royal A&P Equestrian Event in 2015, giving competitors the chance to win prestigious Royal ribbons and medals at the annual Show... More >>

98. We are running out of time on climate change

30 July 2015 1:14pm | Bridget Williams Books

In nearly two decades since the United Nations conference that produced the Kyoto Protocol, New Zealand has still not adopted robust policies to adequately tackle climate change. In a forceful addition to the BWB Texts series, Dr Ralph Chapman ..... More >>

99. Maori Ode of Remembrance Change Recognises Women in Uniform

30 July 2015 2:19pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The service and sacrifice of both male and female military personnel is now being acknowledged at commemorative events, due to a recent revision to the Māori version of the Ode of Remembrance. The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association ..... More >>

100. Venice Premieres for Two New Zealand Films

30 July 2015 5:28pm | New Zealand Film Commission

For the first time in twenty years, two New Zealand films are included in the programme for the Venice Film Festival announced today. Jake Mahaffy's Free In Deed will screen in the Orizzonti Section of the festival and Pietra Brettkelly's A Flickering ..... More >>


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