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1. 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 >>

2. Second Maori Delegation to India getting ready

28 July 2014 10:24am | Hindu Council of New Zealand

Preparations for the second Maori delegation to India are underway. As part of the trip, the Maori delegation will attend the Fifth International Conference and Gathering of Elders to be held from 31st January to 5th February 2015, in Mysore, Karnataka, ..... More >>

3. Hope and filmmaking in remote corner of NZ

27 June 2012 10:14am | CPIT

A screen shot from the documentary Gloriavale shows life in the reclusive West Coast community. .. More >>

4. NZ leaves lasting impression on English Premier League teams

29 July 2014 3:25pm | Tourism New Zealand

West Ham United may have endured a torrid time on the pitch during their time in New Zealand for the Football United Tour, but the country itself has left a lasting impression on the team... More >>

5. Ben Howard Now at the Auckland Town Hall

28 July 2014 12:35pm | Secret Sounds

Due to the huge demand around Ben Howards first visit to New Zealand, the decision has been made to move to a larger venue. Ben will now be performing at Auckland Town Hall on Saturday August 2nd. .. More >>

6. TVNZ Announces New Season Line Up

13 November 2013 7:04pm | TVNZ

Television New Zealand has unveiled its exciting primetime plans for New Zealand's most watched channels in 2014. .. More >>

7. Medal-laden weekend but NZ pipped on population medal table

28 July 2014 2:20pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's athletes scooped 18 medals across the weekend competition in Glasgow, but one solitary silver from the Isle of Man means it's top of Statistics New Zealand's population-based medal table... More >>

8. Rawiri Paratene in the Globe Shakespeare Global Tour

25 April 2014 4:14pm | Rawiri Paratene

For the past seven weeks veteran actor, Rāwiri Paratene has been in London, back at Shakespeare's Globe theatre, in rehearsals for the World Tour of Hamlet. It has just finished its previews at Middle temple hall, where Shakespeare played in ..... More >>

9. Interview: Geoff Chapple, Founding CEO of the Te Araroa Trust

28 July 2014 4:21pm | ElderNet

This year Geoff has again updated his guidebook of Te Araroa Trail: The Long Pathway to include route changes. It is the official guide to New Zealand's greatest walk. Random House NZ $49.99 www.randomhouse.co.nz.. More >>

10. TV3 Launches Contestant Search for the Block NZ 3

09 December 2013 12:49pm | Mediaworks

The search for next year's Alice and Caleb, Loz and Tom, Alisa and Koan, and Pete and Andy has begun - the casting call for series three of The Block NZ is now open! .. More >>

11. NZ to Attend 2nd Edinburgh International Culture Summit

28 July 2014 2:25pm | Edinburgh Cultural Summit

Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage Lewis Holden, will lead a delegation from the New Zealand government attending the Edinburgh International Culture Summit from 10 to 12 August 2014, held at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh. ..... More >>

12. 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 >>

13. 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 >>

14. Ben Bayly & Gareth Stewart to host My Kitchen Rules NZ

17 March 2014 11:14am | TVNZ

Award-winning chefs Ben Bayly (The Grove, Baduzzi) and Gareth Stewart (Soul Bar and Bistro) will host My Kitchen Rules NZ, coming to TV ONE later this year. Ben Bayly is currently Head Chef at both The Grove and Baduzzi in Auckland, and is renowned ..... More >>

15. NZ Select Committee: Decision on Ivory Trade Ban Petition

26 July 2014 10:19am | Fiona Gordon

The New Zealand Select Committee Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade announced today their decision on the petition of Auckland teacher Ms Virginia Woolf that calls for a ban on all ivory trading within, to and from New Zealand and to crush the nations ..... More >>

16. Isabella Moore in Concert

22 July 2013 1:25pm | Isobella Moore Events

Isabella Moore, a New Zealand born soprano of Samoan and European heritage, is a graduate of the Classical Voice Performance programme at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music (NZSM), and she will complete a Post Graduate Diploma in Classical Voice ..... More >>

17. Filming Underway On Maori Action Epic the Dead Lands

10 December 2013 12:11pm | Joint Press Release

Principal photography has begun on The Dead Lands in locations around Auckland and the central North Island of New Zealand. The Dead Lands stars James Rolleston, now aged 16 and last seen as the 11-year-old star of the NZ box office hit Boy (2010) ..... More >>

18. The Dire Straits Experience -- 3 NZ Dates Announced

07 July 2014 12:28pm | Skip Ink

One of the most dramatic songbooks in history will explode into life in the hands of some of the greatest rock musicians alive when THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE comes together for an exclusive NZ tour. .. More >>

19. Cliff Curtis' Startling Confession in Mana Magazine

28 July 2014 10:51am | Mana Magazine

The new-look Mana magazine includes a story on Hollywood star and Rotorua local, Cliff Curtis. The famously versatile actor talks about his transformation for new film The Dark Horse, and reveals secrets from his past-he never wanted the role ..... More >>

20. Breakfast with Auckland Zoo's tigers

29 July 2014 10:25am | Auckland Zoo

Breakfast with Auckland Zoo's tigers Today on World Tiger Day (29 July), Auckland Zoo is calling on locals to book in and support a rare opportunity to enjoy breakfast at its tiger exhibit on Saturday 9 August. The 7.30am -10.00am Tiger Breakfast, part ..... More >>

21. 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 >>

22. Two Kiwis in the World Hindu Congress organizing team

28 July 2014 10:28am | Hindu Council of New Zealand

Two Kiwis have been invited by the World Hindu Foundation to be on the organizing team of the first World Hindu Congress to be held on 21-23 November 2014 in New Delhi, Bharat Prof Guna Magesan, General Secretary of Hindu Council of New Zealand and a ..... More >>

23. Lexus Song Quest 2014 Finalists Announced

16 June 2014 11:50am | Lexus Song Quest

The competition heats up as six of the best young New Zealand singers move a step closer to being crowned winner of the 2014 Lexus Song Quest. .. More >>

24. NZ Commonwealth Games Team joins the .kiwi community

22 April 2014 8:51am | Porter Novelli

22 April 2014 - Kiwis around the world will be able to get up-to-date news about the New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team via the newest .kiwi website to go live - www.commonwealthgames.kiwi . "The Commonwealth Games are one of New Zealand's ..... More >>

25. Hip Hop Dance Championships Competition Heats Up For 2014

25 April 2014 3:53pm | Street Dance New Zealand

Over 500 dancers from across 5 NZ regions will go head to head at the Hip Hop International Street Dance NZ National Hip Hop Championships from 30th April - 3rd May at the Victory Convention Centre. 4 Days of the very best crews in New Zealand will be competing ..... More >>

26. Call for more Māori language tweets

18 July 2014 2:55pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

The Māori Language Commission wishes to see social media swamped with Māori language tweets and messages for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori using the hashtag #tekupu. .. More >>

27. D'Arcy Writers' Residencies on Waiheke Island

29 July 2014 2:23pm | Joint Media Statement

New Zealand writers are invited to apply for two three-month residencies to write essays of about 10,000 words on New Zealand life and culture. .. More >>

28. Dan Carter Trade Me Auction Nearing 100K Views

29 July 2014 4:19pm | Acumen Republic

Prompts Other Celebrities to Chip in for Charity Auckland, New Zealand - 29 July, 2014 - After a standout rugby weekend, Dan Carter's Trade Me auction is set to break 100,000 views. In a unique promotion called #iwantaGS5, Dan's offering his ..... More >>

29. New Film Starring Cliff Curtis and "Boy" Actor

18 April 2013 2:53pm | New Zealand Film Commission - NZFC

"Boy" actor, James Rolleston, returns to the big screen this week when production commences in Auckland and Gisborne, New Zealand on "Genesis", a feature film funded by the New Zealand Film Commission starring Cliff Curtis ("River Queen", "Whale Rider", ..... More >>

30. Sports show strong interest in World Masters Games 2017

19 December 2013 12:44pm | World Masters Games

Preparations for World Masters Games 2017 in Auckland have reached an early milestone with the closure of the first stage of the sports selection process. Sports interested in participating had until Friday December 13 to submit their proposals for involvement ..... More >>

31. The Wiggles Apples and Bananas tour - tickets now on sale

22 April 2014 11:22am | The Wiggles

This is just to let you know that Tickets for The Wiggles' NZ Apples and Bananas tour are now on sale to the public. .. More >>

32. 290 Additional Tickets for Andrea Bocelli Auckland Concert

23 April 2014 1:15pm | Big Deal Touring

By popular demand, I.L.S & Big Deal Touring has today announced the release of an additional 80 Bronze and 210 Silver tickets for Andrea Bocelli's Auckland concert this September... More >>

33. Hadlow Transforms From SNAG to MAMIL

16 May 2014 2:32pm | Elephant Publicity

Formerly a Sensitive New Age Guy (SNAG) in the 90's, one of New Zealand's most beloved actors, Mark Hadlow is a little older but his character none the wiser as he returns to the stage as the most polarising of species - a middle aged man in ..... More >>

34. Inbetweeners 2 Cast Heads Down under for NZ Premiere

22 July 2014 11:07am | Roadshow Film Distributors

The stars of this year's most anticipated comedy, The Inbetweeners 2 will head to New Zealand next month as part of the Australasian promotional tour. .. More >>

35. NZ Film 'The Dead Lands' to Have Toronto World Premiere

23 July 2014 10:27am | New Zealand Film Commission

Māori action epic The Dead Lands will have its world premiere with a Special Presentation at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The prestigious festival annually launches several key international and North American films and is one of ..... More >>

36. Shihad to Rock Christchurch And Pay-Per-View TV

28 July 2014 10:49am | Sky Arena

Hot on the heels of their new album release on August 8, Kiwi rockers Shihad are set to make New Zealand music history with a broadcast event of epic proportions. .. More >>

37. Iconic Wardrobe of NZ's Longest Serving Female MP Exhibited

28 July 2014 11:43am | MTG Hawke's Bay

The iconic wardrobe of New Zealand's longest serving female MP and internationally recognised fashionista, Hon.Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan ONZ will be exhibited for the first time at MTG Hawke's Bay. (Museum Theatre Gallery).. More >>

38. New Zealand First to mark First World War Centenary

29 July 2014 1:14pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

A ceremony to mark the beginning of the First World War for New Zealand will take place on Monday 4 August in Parliament Grounds, Wellington, from 9.00am. Public are welcome to attend the ceremony, which will also be webcast live on www.youtube.com/WW100nz ..... More >>

39. 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 >>

40. No-Itch Cast for Broken Bones Wins James Dyson Award

22 August 2013 7:16pm | Joe Public Relations

No-Itch Cast for Broken Bones Named Nz Winner of James Dyson Award A lightweight and no-itch cast for broken bones has won the New Zealand leg of the thirteenth annual James Dyson Award, a global product design competition that celebrates, encourages ..... More >>

41. TV2 confirms fast-tracked launch date for The Walking Dead

05 September 2013 11:31am | TVNZ

Zombie fans rejoice! TVNZ is thrilled to announce season four of The Walking Dead will launch October 15 on TV2 - just 32 hours after its highly anticipated US premiere. .. More >>

42. Disney on Ice Presents Treasure Trove

31 March 2014 10:59am | Noise PR

This magical Disney On Ice show that kiwi families have come to know and love is back to our shores this year and is better than ever! .. More >>

43. Best New Zealand Poems now online

01 April 2014 2:01pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Best New Zealand Poems 2013 has been published online, showcasing work from award-winning poets, including the current Poet Laureate, to new and emerging talents. The 2013 edition includes work from award-winning poets such as Fleur Adcock, current Poet ..... More >>

44. OKLAHOMA! Starring Stefano Olivieri from Dancing with the St

03 April 2014 4:50pm | Skip Ink

Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! will tour New Zealand in August and September with an all star cast. .. More >>

45. Richard Dean Anderson to Attend Armageddon this October

10 July 2014 12:09pm | Armageddon Expo

New Zealand's biggest pulp-culture event, the Armageddon Expo is proud to announce the world's most recognised DIY action hero will be attending the Auckland event at the ASB Showgrounds from October 24th to 27th... More >>

46. Direct from London's West End: PEPPA PIG LIVE!

24 July 2014 11:38am | SWPR

The stage version of the hugely popular pre-school television show Peppa Pig is on its way to New Zealand! .. More >>

47. 27/7 - Cyclists lead the way again

28 July 2014 9:49am | NZ Olympic Committee

For the third consecutive day the cyclists stole centre stage and the judokas again got among the medals at the Commonwealth Games. .. More >>

48. A stellar local chefs for My Kitchen Rules NZ panel

28 July 2014 11:10am | Television New Zealand

MKR NZ Tasting Panel Judges announced FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A stellar line-up of local chefs has been confirmed for the My Kitchen Rules NZ Tasting Panel. .. More >>

49. Rotorua final results

28 July 2014 11:11am | Smokefree Pacifica Beats

The reggae rock sound of their nine piece band put Open Arms from Rotorua Boys High School in first place at this year's regional Smokefree Pacifica Beats final at the Convention Centre on Saturday afternoon... More >>

50. WW100 First World War Centenary Programme announced

28 July 2014 1:26pm | New Zealand Government

New Zealand's programme for commemorations for the 2014-2019 centenary of the First World War, WW100, has been launched today by Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson. The WW100 programme is reflective of New Zealand's experience ..... More >>

51. SOL3 MIO Announce Two Wellington Shows

28 July 2014 1:58pm | Noise PR

SOL3 MIO Announce Two Wellington Shows SEPTEMBER 28th & 29th MICHAEL FOWLER CENTRE Following a critically lauded and completely sold out tour of New Zealand earlier this year, Civic Events is proud to present the incomparable SOL3 MIO at ..... More >>

52. Golden Age Sessions: Lydia Cole

29 July 2014 3:06pm | Noise PR

There's undoubtedly something in the air around Auckland's Golden Age studio where writer-producer Joel Little fashioned Lorde's Pure Heroine and Broods' forthcoming Evergreen. And now the Morningside studio has announced the arrival of ..... More >>

53. The Super 15 rugby final - more than just a game, sports exp

29 July 2014 3:15pm | University of Canterbury

The outcome of this weekend's Super 15 rugby final is pivotally important, a University of Canterbury sports education expert says. .. More >>

54. It's All in the Mind by Roger Lampen

21 September 2009 5:06pm | Dunmore Publishing

Prominent Kiwi businessman Roger Lampen was fit and healthy, embarking - in his early sixties - on his biggest adventure to date; or so he thought. In 2007, during a cycling tour through the Himalayas, Roger suffered a stroke, ending up in an isolated military ..... More >>

55. 'Ultimate' southern cheese roll announced

06 July 2010 2:46pm | Strategy First

The winner of the New Zealand International Science Festival 'ultimate' southern cheese roll competition was announced today, Tuesday 6 July at 12.30 midday at Wall Street, in Dunedin.  Joy Jones from South Dunedin was crowned the maker of the finest ..... More >>

56. Daylight saving starts this weekend

24 September 2013 11:27am | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand daylight saving begins next Sunday, 29 September 2013, when clocks go forward an hour at 2.00 am to become 3.00 am. The extra hour of daylight in the evenings will run till Sunday 6 April 2014, when clocks go back an hour at 3.00 am to 2.00 ..... More >>

57. Great International Start to 2014 for New Zealand Films

24 January 2014 10:41am | New Zealand Film Commission

Important New Zealand film UTU Redux , new short Eleven and the highly anticipated What We Do In The Shadows have all been selected to screen in the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. The New Zealand Film Commission is delighted to be able to support ..... More >>

58. Entries open for 2015 headland Sculpture on the Gulf

03 April 2014 4:33pm | headland Sculpture on the Gulf

Since its inaugural exhibition in 2003, headland Sculpture on the Gulf has attracted many of New Zealand's leading sculptors to showcase their work in a contemporary sculpture exhibition on Waiheke Island... More >>

59. I Am Auckland awards recognise local youth work

27 May 2014 4:02pm | The Cube

As part of becoming the 'world's most liveable city', Auckland Council, the Youth Advisory Panel and The Cube are holding the inaugural I Am Auckland Awards. The awards recognise the work of individuals and youth organisations which support ..... More >>

60. Brother Opens Search for Brightest Young NZ Talent

25 June 2014 11:55am | Brother NZ

Leading New Zealand sewing and print brand, Brother, is set to launch a national sewing and craft competition to find and encourage bright, young, creative Kiwi talent. .. More >>

61. Food Show Auckland tickets on sale

30 June 2014 5:33pm | The Food Show

Tickets are now on sale for The Food Show Auckland, which will blossom into its annual awesomeness from Thursday 31 July to Sunday 3 August 2014 at the ASB Showgrounds. .. More >>

62. Nick Cave Sold Out New Zealand shows 2014

04 July 2014 12:39pm | Mystery Girl Presents

Kiwis really showed their love for Nick Cave this morning when all four of his New Zealand shows sold out within minutes. There will be no extra New Zealand performances this time round due to an intense tour schedule but if you're lucky enough to make ..... More >>

63. Michelle Pickles Leads 3 News Commonwealth Games Coverage

09 July 2014 2:11pm | Mediaworks

3 News is gearing up to provide comprehensive coverage of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games across its portfolio of news and current affairs programmes. .. More >>

64. Sandpit Collective for Wellington Filmmakers Launches

24 July 2014 2:41pm | Sandpit Collective

Sandpit Collective to promote collaboration and filmmaking talent in the capital launches on the eve of the NZ International Film Festival in Wellington. .. More >>

65. NZ's Golden Glow - Commonwealth Games day 1 wrap-up

25 July 2014 10:57am | NZ Olympic Committee

New Zealand won a gold meal and two bronzes on the first day of the Commonwealth Games. There was joy and heartbreak in an incredibly full day of sport. .. More >>

66. Kiwi's love to read and vote for their top books

28 July 2014 10:49am | Whitcoulls

Since 1998, Whitcoulls has been asking Kiwi kid's (and adults as well) to nominate their favourite books and from Monday 28 July 2014 they get the chance to cast their votes again... More >>

67. Monster Wars: A theatre show to fight off the winter blues

28 July 2014 10:56am | NO Productions

After a recent successful season of the theatrical ghost story " Whistle And I'll Come To You", NO Productions Theatre Collective (Nataliya Oryshchuk) is embarking upon a new project, and joins forces with La Errante Troupe (the experienced Colombian ..... More >>

68. Hi-5 Circus Stage Show

05 August 2008 4:38pm | Hi-5

Roll up, roll up! Come one, come all, and be part of Hi-5 Circus, the most spectacular Hi-5 stage show yet!.. More >>

69. Untold Story Of Kiwi Kerry Hamill's Murder

22 July 2011 9:18am | Dave Kattenburg

Imagine your handsome son, venturing off on the yachting voyage of a lifetime, dashing off postcards from exotic spots across Southeast Asia, and then vanishing. In response to frantic queries, the New Zealand government investigates, discovers the young ..... More >>

70. 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 >>

71. Bill Bailey EXTRA SHOWS ADDED

14 June 2012 11:44am | Elephant Publicity

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND EXTRA SHOWS ADDED IN AUCKLAND & WELLINGTON! Tickets go on sale on Monday 16th at 9am .. More >>

72. Integrated Dance & Contact Improvisation Workshop

20 September 2013 2:19pm | Wellington Integrated Dance

WIDance (Wellington Integrated Dance) is holding a weekend workshop in Integrated Dance and Contact Improvisation led by master tutor Tommy Truss. The mission of WIDance is to provide a safe, inclusive environment for people of all ages with and without ..... More >>

73. Impacts of increased cultural diversity

13 January 2014 10:52am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury researcher is looking into the positive impacts of increased cultural diversity through immigration in New Zealand and around the world. .. More >>

74. Venue for an early Jackson movie in line for an award

20 January 2014 10:13am | University of Canterbury

A venue for one of Sir Peter Jackson's early films is in line for a New Zealand commercial project award. .. More >>

75. TVNZ Announces New Breakfast Host: Alison Pugh

14 February 2014 10:46am | TVNZ

TVNZ has today announced that Alison Pugh will be the new co-host of TV ONE's Breakfast , alongside current host Rawdon Christie. .. More >>

76. Regional Kapa Haka In Broadcasting Agreement

20 February 2014 6:01pm | Spin It Wide

Kapa Haka competitions in six regions throughout the North Island will soon be broadcast on national television in a ground-breaking agreement between Māori Television, six regional Kapa Haka trusts and Te Matatini Society... More >>

77. South Sea Vagabonds to be reprinted on its 75th anniversary

21 February 2014 2:15pm | HarperCollins

When unemployed Aucklander Johnny Wray wrote and published South Sea Vagabonds in 1939 he probably had no idea of the effect his story would have on generations of New Zealand back-yard sailors... More >>

78. Official Travel Packages for Rugby World Cup 2015

27 February 2014 3:46pm | All Blacks Tours

From Monday 3 March All Blacks fans can book their place at Rugby World Cup 2015 and support the current World Champions as they look to make history and become the first team to achieve back- to- back Tournament wins... More >>

79. Whittaker's Firsts for Easter

12 March 2014 1:23pm | Joint Press Release

To mark the first ever Whittaker's Big Egg Hunt - a supersized Easter egg hunt to raise money for Starship Children's Hospital - Whittaker's is providing a unique 340g 18ct Gold Whittaker's Slab as a grand prize and producing Easter-themed ..... More >>

80. 15-year-old Nakita Turner releases anti-bullying music video

14 March 2014 1:52pm | Zeal

Nakita Turner's (15) two-year dream to address the issue of bullying becomes a reality today as the "One Voice" song and music video is released. Nakita's "One Voice" project has spanned two years, five countries and involved hundreds ..... More >>

81. The 20th Nelson Arts Festival!

03 April 2014 4:57pm | Nelson City Council

It's hard to believe but we are already well underway planning and programming this year's festival. It's amazing how quickly it comes around, one minute we're writing reports on the 2013 festival, the next we're writing proposals for the ..... More >>

82. The Kiwi soldier who became an American GI

14 April 2014 2:37pm | Awa Press

The strange story of the Second World War Kiwi soldier who became an American GI .. More >>

83. Launch of 2014 NZ Writers' College Short Story Competition

15 April 2014 1:01pm | NZ Writers' College

Launch of 2014 NZ Writers' College Short Story Competition NZ Writers' College launched its fifth annual national short story competition today. Closing on 30 September 2014, entrants must submit their 2000-word stories based on a theme that draws from ..... More >>

84. Access Entertainment Club opens next week!

07 May 2014 11:13am | Access Entertainment Club

The club scene in Auckland, and quite possibly the whole of New Zealand, is about to change with the opening of Access, a new super-club situated at 214 Karangahape Road... More >>

85. Parkin Drawing Award final call for entries

13 May 2014 10:51am | Museum Art Hotel

Entries for The Parkin Prize national drawing award close on June 20, 2014 and artists are being reminded to enter and be in to win a major prize of $20,000. .. More >>

86. Kiwi Musicians Head to Samoa in Support of Ray of HopeI

12 June 2014 3:52pm | Frequency Media

A number of prominent Kiwi musicians will travel to Samoa for charity concert Ray of Hope which aims to raise money for the Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG). Aaradhna, Mz J, Pieter T, Sammy Johnson, Savage and Vince Harder will join international acts ..... More >>

87. Rhythm And Vines Brings Glastonbury to 2014 Festival

26 June 2014 11:01am | Rhythm and Vines

Rhythm and Vines is excited to announce it will be adding a little slice of Glastonbury to the 2014 festival with the inclusion of the Arcadia Afterburner. .. More >>

88. Political Films at the 2014 NZ International Film Festival

08 July 2014 2:32pm | New Zealand Interntional Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) has now launched its programme of films screening during July and August and we're very excited to announce the highlights of our political section. .. More >>

89. Corporates take Sky Tower challenge to new heights

11 July 2014 11:54am | Leukaemia and Blood Foundation

Eighty businesses will battle it out to prove who is the fittest in town and who can raise the most money for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) when they take on the Corporate Sky Tower Stair Challenge on Friday 1 August. Teams of ..... More >>

90. Government announces more support for Māori housing

13 July 2014 9:32am | Hon Tariana Turia

Associate Minister of Housing Tariana Turia today announced the establishment of a National Māori Housing Unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) to co-ordinate strategic Māori housing policy across government... More >>

91. New Zealand Fashion Week Tickets on Sale

17 July 2014 3:08pm | New Zealand Fashion Week Ltd

Tickets to attend public shows at New Zealand's premiere fashion event, New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW), are now on sale with tickets available from $20. .. More >>

92. 'The Scarf - more than just a fashion statement'

17 July 2014 3:49pm | Scouts New Zealand

When you visit your dentist, wait at the bus stop, or see your school teacher on Friday 1 August, you may be surprised to find that they're wearing a Scout scarf. It's the inaugural annual National SCOUT Scarf Day for SCOUTS New Zealand. National ..... More >>

93. Queen + Adam Lambert - Second Auckland Show Announced

23 July 2014 5:22pm | Blackout Music Management

Tickets to the QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT New Zealand tour go on sale to the public at 9am tomorrow. To meet the demand in the pre-sale period an extra show has been added in Auckland where .. More >>

94. Gold and bronze have NZ near top of population medal table

25 July 2014 1:10pm | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand's cycling and judo medals on the first day of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow mean our athletes are sitting third on the Statistics New Zealand population-based medal table, with hosts Scotland at the top... More >>

95. Time to shine for arts and cultural students

25 July 2014 3:09pm | Student City

Entries are now being accepted for this year's Arts & Cultural Awards, which recognise excellence in all areas of the arts, from literature, music, craft and drama to facilitation and the visual arts... More >>

96. NZ Netballers secure decisive win over Games hosts

28 July 2014 10:36am | Netball New Zealand

The New Zealand Netball team made it two-from-two after sealing a dominant 71-14 win over Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday. .. More >>

97. SMOKEFREE PACIFICA BEATS 2014 - Wellington final

28 July 2014 2:37pm | Smokefreerockquest

The Sacred Heart College hall in Lower Hutt will be pumping this Saturday (2 August) as the Wellington entrants play off in the regional final of Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014. Producer Elena Lome says the regional finals provide a really professional ..... More >>

98. Sky Tower lights up to cheer corporates for charity climb

28 July 2014 4:42pm | SKYCITY

Auckland's skyline will shine blue and white from Thursday 31 August through to the weekend as 80 teams race up 1,103 stairs on Friday 1 August for the Corporate Sky Tower Stair Challenge supporting Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC)... More >>

99. Audio Foundation Winter Residency Announced - Kraus

29 July 2014 4:29pm | Audio Foundation

The Audio Foundation is pleased to announce that Kraus (aka Pat Kraus ) will be artist in residence at the Audio Foundation from 4 to 18 August 2014. The AF Residency provides NZ artists with the opportunity to make work in a context free of traditional ..... More >>

100. Kiwi Unknown Among World 10 Best Female Inventors

06 June 2003 3:08pm | McCulloch Medical

U.K born Kiwi inventor Norma McCulloch has been recognised as one of the top ten female inventors in the world at the Global Women's Innovator and Inventor Award recently held in Britain. She was also awarded the prestigious British Female Inventor ..... More >>

 

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