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1. A Devil of a Film Will Go into Production in New Zealand

17 December 2014 2:29pm | Film New Zealand

Film New Zealand confirmed today that Legendary Pictures' KRAMPUS will commence principal photography in New Zealand in early 2015. .. More >>

2. 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 >>

3. What Aucklanders want from downtown space:variety & quality

18 December 2014 12:59pm | Auckland Council

Running and relaxing, celebrating and quietly contemplating the harbour views, having fun in quirky places and appreciating Auckland's heritage while having a place for the kids to play with an opportunity to view art... More >>

4. ZM's Jay and Flynny Go Their Separate Ways

05 December 2014 9:48am | Schuck PR

One of New Zealand's longest lasting celebrity couples has announced their split today. After six years on air together, Jay Reeve and Paul Flynn aka The ZM Drive Show, are consciously uncoupling... More >>

5. Future Sound System: Avicii Live in New Zealand 2015

01 December 2014 10:22am | Frontier Touring Company

Introducing the hottest ticket of the summer - FUTURE SOUND SYSTEM! Future Music Group and Frontier Touring are proud to present a massive outdoor summer dance party to send the summer off in style!.. More >>

6. WESTFEST 2015 2nd line-up announcement

05 December 2014 11:12am | WestFest

ODR Productions, The Rock & Coup De Main proudly present 'The Monster Energy Westfest '15, an annual music festival that every rock, metal & punk fan will be sure not to miss!.. More >>

7. Call Santa with Your Wishes This Christmas

24 November 2011 2:54pm | Telecom New Zealand

Santa will be on call this Christmas, with the much-loved tradition of Telecom's Santaline coming back to capture the nations kids' (and grown ups) wish lists for 2011. Not only will there be Telephone boxes to ring the North Pole set up at the ..... More >>

8. Call of the marae still strong

15 December 2014 12:49pm | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 400,000 Māori know which of the country's 800-plus marae is theirs, and most would like to visit more often, according to the first report of its kind from Statistics New Zealand... More >>

9. Gearing up for an Epic Road Trip from Top to Tip of NZ

16 December 2014 3:17pm | Dee and Steve West

The first two Tesla Model S cars to arrive in New Zealand have seen a good chunk of this beautiful country, even though they landed only a few short weeks ago. .. More >>

10. Descendant of Samuel Marsden speaks at Selwyn Village event

18 December 2014 11:12am | Selwyn Foundation

To coincide with the bicentennial celebrations of the introduction of Christianity to New Zealand by the Reverend Samuel Marsden, his great, great, great grandson - also Reverend Samuel Marsden - will speak at Selwyn Village (Point Chevalier, Auckland) ..... More >>

11. 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 >>

12. Air NZ to mark 75th anniversary with Te Papa exhibition

23 July 2014 9:57am | Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Air New Zealand will commemorate its 75th anniversary with an exhibition at the country's national museum Te Papa in Wellington. The airline will celebrate 75 years of operations during 2015, and is working with Te Papa to launch a six month retrospective exhibition ..... More >>

13. Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran top NZ charts

18 December 2014 1:52pm | Recorded Music NZ

The Official New Zealand End of Year Charts have been released by Recorded Music NZ today (18 Dec.) with the international superstars taking the honours. .. More >>

14. Foo Fighters to Rock Auckland And Christchurch in 2015!

30 October 2014 9:54am | Mushroom Group

Get ready Australia and New Zealand because the most anticipated rock tour of the summer has just been confirmed! Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce that rock superstars Foo Fighters will be returning to Australia and New Zealand in February ..... More >>

15. Preserving a place for breaking NZ music on radio

17 December 2014 12:45pm | NZ On Air

New Zealand music buffs will continue to hear the newest local music on commercial radio stations throughout the country next year, with funding from NZ On Air confirmed for a total of 23 hours of local new music programmes a week across 11 networks... More >>

16. More Australian and NZ players in the NBA than ever before

18 December 2014 12:18pm | VBM Retail

Basketball remains one of the most popular sports in Australia and New Zealand and it has also produced several professional basketball players for many major overseas leagues. Due to its growing popularity, The National Basketball Association (NBA) ..... More >>

17. Joan Armatrading - three NZ shows on final world tour

06 August 2014 1:08pm | Blackout Music Management

"...with my final major tour, I want to capture a unique memory for both myself and the audience." Joan Armatrading .. More >>

18. Christchurch to host spectacular Cricket World Cup opening

17 December 2014 3:50pm | Tourism New Zealand

The South Island city of Christchurch is set to host a unique and spectacular opening event for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. This will be held on Thursday 12th February - two days before the tournament officially begins when New Zealand take on Sri Lanka ..... More >>

19. Jim Hickey to Retire

24 October 2014 2:23pm | TVNZ

TVNZ Senior Weathercaster Jim Hickey has announced his plans to retire from broadcasting at the end of this year. "It's been a tough decision," Jim says. "I feel like I'm subbing off at half time! I love my job, especially the interface with people ..... More >>

20. Auckland designer adorns tennis star with champagne diamonds

17 December 2014 1:05pm | Moet and Chandon

Moët & Chandon, the exclusive champagne sponsor of the NZ Festival of Tennis, has partnered with New Zealand master jewellers, Naveya & Sloane to create the ultimate luxury gift to welcome tennis glamour girl Caroline Wozniacki to New Zealand... More >>

21. Dwarves, Elves, a Hobbit and a Wizard pop up in Wellington

17 December 2014 3:49pm | Tourism New Zealand

Fans from around the world whizzed into Wellington for a costume party and special screening of the third and final Hobbit movie .. More >>

22. The Buddy Holly Story. Touring NZ in March & April 2015

17 October 2014 10:27am | Sandra Roberts

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is today announced to tour New Zealand in March and April 2015, taking in 21 venues around the country. .. More >>

23. Midge Ure (UK) four-date NZ tour in April

16 December 2014 9:12am | Kurt Shanks

The voice of Ultravox, Midge Ure will perform four New Zealand shows in April 2015 - remarkably his first concerts here since electro-pop legends Ultravox visited our shores for the Sweetwaters festival in 1982... More >>

24. 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 >>

25. Hot Property: Tv One's "Our First Home" Goes into Production

21 August 2014 4:03pm | TVNZ

Promising to bring the fun and feel-good factor to the nation's obsession with DIY and the property market, TV ONE's Our First Home has gone into production with the major backing of BNZ, Toyota and Fly Buys... More >>

26. A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Michael Hurst

18 November 2014 5:25pm | Auckland Summer Shakespeare

Valentine's Day just got a whole lot sexier, you guys. This February 14, the mistakes and follies of young love, wildly hammy amateur acting and warring fairies are whipped up into a turbulent maelstrom by a cast aged 18 to 94 when A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S ..... More >>

27. Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards 2014 - Winners

16 December 2014 5:00pm | Chapman Tripp theatre awards

Another fantastic year of the Cultural Capital's theatrical excellence was celebrated Sunday 14 December, at the Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards in Paramount Cinema. .. More >>

28. ARTFRONT Showcases Artwork from Jeremy Shirley

17 December 2014 9:44am | ARTFRONT

ARTFRONT are delighted to announce the completion of a large scale work by New Zealand artist Jeremy Shirley situated on Auckland's waterfront. ARTFRONT is an on-going temporal exhibition; the project seeks to support the creative sector and most importantly, ..... More >>

29. Auckland Pride Festival 2015 First Programme Announcement

18 December 2014 10:58am | Auckland Pride Festival

Auckland Pride, New Zealand's largest festival celebrating the colourful and diverse LGBTIQ community, returns for 2015 with its largest programme to date. Due to an overwhelming number of registrations for 2015, Auckland Pride has extended its festival ..... More >>

30. Trotting club invites Katy Parry to watch her namesake

18 December 2014 12:21pm | Alexandra Park

Alexandra Park would roll out the red carpet for superstar singer Katy Perry if she wants to cheer on an equine version of herself at Auckland's popular Night Trots this Friday, says Kimberley Algie, Sales & Marketing Manager of Alexandra Park... More >>

31. The Bicentenary of Beginnings for the Nation

18 December 2014 4:42pm | Anglican Church in Aotearoa

The history of 200 years ago, including Christmas Day 1814, is being remembered as the first steps towards nationhood for Aotearoa New Zealand with two significant events at Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands. .. More >>

32. Chase & Status to Join Netsky at Lake Hawea Hotel

28 November 2014 1:44pm | Rhythm Group

Chase & Status to Join Netsky for One Off Show at Wanaka's Lake Hawea Hotel! .. More >>

33. 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 >>

34. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Announces Opening Events

16 December 2014 3:02pm | ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Christchurch is to host a unique and spectacular opening for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on Thursday 12 February next year, with the free, family-friendly event to feature appearances by Solo3 Mio, Ginny Blackmore and Hayley Westenra, as well as cricketing ..... More >>

35. Cricket legends to play in Art Deco exhibition match

17 December 2014 12:56pm | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Today Hawke's Bay Tourism announced their plans to host a "Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match" to coincide with ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 celebrations in Hawke's Bay... More >>

36. 'Running of the Wools' ahead of Rural Games

18 December 2014 1:43pm | Hilux New Zealand Rural Games

'Running of the Wools' to evoke forgotten Queenstown ahead of Hilux New Zealand Rural Games .. More >>

37. Whitcoulls' Top 20 Reads 2013

02 December 2013 2:25pm | Whitcoulls

With all the planning that goes in to Christmas meals and summer holidays, it's great when someone takes a few tasks off your hands. .. More >>

38. Tropfest NZ Announces Speakers For Roughcut Film Symposium

20 December 2013 12:36pm | Tropfest Roughcut Film Symposium

Tropfest, with financial assistance from the New Zealand Film Commission, unveils today the speakers for the Roughcut Film Symposium to be held at the 4th Wall Theatre in New Plymouth on 15 February 2014, the day prior to the Tropfest New Zealand Short ..... More >>

39. Jethro Tull: Extra Dates for Christchurch & Auckland

24 June 2014 2:06pm | Skip Ink

EXTRA DATES ANNOUNCED FOR CHRISTCHURCH & AUCKLAND NEW 17 Dec - CHRISTCHURCH - Isaac Theatre Royal at8pm SOLD OUT 18 Dec - CHRISTCHURCH - Isaac Theatre Royal at8pm SOLD OUT 19 Dec - WELLINGTON - St James Theatre at 8pm SOLD OUT 20 Dec - AUCKLAND ..... More >>

40. 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 >>

41. First Ticket Allocation Sold Out for Westfest 2015

19 September 2014 4:44pm | WestFest

In less than 36 hours since it's announcement, Westfest '15 has sold out of its initial ticket allotment! Second release of tickets will be available from 8am on Monday 22nd September... More >>

42. Bold New Drama 'Filthy Rich' Funded for Tv2

06 October 2014 12:37pm | TVNZ

A big, bold, brand new multi-night drama series, Filthy Rich , has been funded by NZ On Air for TV2. .. More >>

43. SIX60 release single 'Special'

31 October 2014 1:56pm | Six60

After an elongated period of radio silence, SIX60 return rejuvenated and full of vigorous soul with their new single Special, set for release on October 31st. .. More >>

44. Lorde reigns supreme at 2014 VNZMAs

21 November 2014 1:45pm | Recorded Music NZ

Following a hugely successful year locally and internationally, Lorde has done it again taking out no less than six Tuis at the 49th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards... More >>

45. Time with friends & family is Kiwis' greatest Christmas wish

28 November 2014 12:32pm | Cadbury

In a recent survey conducted by Cadbury NZ, spending time with friends and family topped the list as the most sought after gift when respondents were asked what they most wanted for Christmas... More >>

46. Future looks bright as Chch music festival expects thousands

15 December 2014 10:46am | Pounamu Vibes

Christchurch will be host to a new music festival set to attract more than 3000 people early next year as the future for the garden city continues to look brighter. .. More >>

47. The Dark Horse Scores Big at Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards

15 December 2014 11:28am | The New Zealand Film Awards

An inspirational film based on real life Gisborne speed-chess coach Genesis Potini, made all the right moves to take out top honours along with five other awards at the Rialto Channel New Zealand Film Awards - nicknamed The Moas... More >>

48. Jay-Jay, Mike And Dom's Christmas Carols for Charity

15 December 2014 5:09pm | Mediaworks

After a four year hiatus, The Edge's Jay-Jay, Mike and Dom have again released three original Christmas songs to raise money for their chosen charities. .. More >>

49. SLAM festival experience hits NZ beaches this summer

16 December 2014 3:40pm | SLAM volleyball festival

AUCKLAND, NZ - SLAM, the definitive volleyball beach party experience that is taking over the globe, is setting foot for the first time ever on the beaches of New Zealand this summer... More >>

50. Greg Johnson NORTH - 8 dates across the North Island

16 December 2014 3:45pm | Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson returns in March 2015 for eight North Island late-summer concerts - showcasing favourite songs from his 10 albums, radio hits, and a preview of new material. .. More >>

51. 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 >>

52. Street poets raise their voices this Summer

17 December 2014 2:24pm | Auckland Live

Auckland Live and Niu Navigations come together again to present Rising Voices Summer Series - a showcase of Aotearoa's most electric, hilarious and passionate slam poets this 12-14 February. Part of Auckland Fringe and featuring an Auckland Pride ..... More >>

53. Another Grand Slam Champion to contend for the ASB Classic

17 December 2014 3:46pm | ASB Classic

Organisers of the 2015 ASB Classic are pleased to announce the tournament's final guaranteed wild card - Italy's Francesca Schiavone. .. More >>

54. Oily Rag -From wedding dresses to tofu

18 December 2014 12:21pm | Oily Rag

This week we have interesting tips from far and near, from wedding dresses to tofu, along with a question about socks! .. More >>

55. Grant Dalton introduces the team

14 June 2004 4:51pm | Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand managing director Grant Dalton is delighted with the calibre of the people who make up the core of the team for 2007... More >>

56. 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 >>

57. NZ Houses Biggest Cinema Screen In The World

28 March 2007 10:59am | Hoyts Cinemas

Media release New Zealand Officially Houses Biggest Cinema Screen In The World 28 March, 2007 Guinness World RecordsTM has confirmed Auckland is home to the world's largest multiplex screen, at Hoyts' new Sylvia Park complex. The gigantic screen, ..... More >>

58. The Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Purchased in NZ

19 November 2007 4:52pm | Fine Wine Online

Fine Wine Delivery Company Managing Director and major shareholder Jeff Poole recently paid New Zealand's highest price for a single bottle of wine parting with over NZ$18,000 for the first ever release of a 6 litre Imperial of the stunning single ..... More >>

59. 2nd Angus Gillies Book On Ruatoria Rastafarians

14 October 2009 3:00pm | Angus Gillies

"No Dreadlocks No Cry" 2nd Angus Gillies Book On Ruatoria Rastafarians Published Press release Angus Gillies .. More >>

60. '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 >>

61. Celebrate Rhythm and Vines in VIP style R&V Vintage Club

19 November 2012 3:46pm | Rhythm and Vines

Looking for more of a luxe festival experience? Look no further than the R&V Vintage Club - a VIP area elevated above the crowds that offers the best view of the main stage at NZ's largest New Year's Eve festival... More >>

62. 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 >>

63. 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 >>

64. Kiwi Fulbright scholar excavates Pacific stories

13 August 2014 10:16am | Wright Communications

August 13th 2014 Leilani Tamu launches her first poetry collection: The Art of Excavation Kiwi Fulbright scholar, former diplomat, Pacific historian, mother and poet, Leilani Tamu launched her first poetry collection, The Art of Excavation, to literary acclaim, ..... More >>

65. Top NZ Musicians to Star In Jesus Christ Superstar

14 August 2014 3:30pm | Auckland Theatre Company

Three top New Zealand musicians and an international musical theatre performer will star in Auckland Theatre Company's (ATC) Kensington Swan season of Jesus Christ Superstar ... More >>

66. Music Awards Finalists: Lorde, Sol3 Mio Top 2014 Tuis Charge

17 October 2014 11:04am | Vodafone NZ Music Awards

The countdown is on. With only 35 days until the country's biggest night in music kicks off Recorded Music NZ has revealed the artists in the running for Tui glory at the 49th annual Vodafone NZ Music Awards. .. More >>

67. Auckland Welsh Choir to Perform Fantasia on Christmas Carols

10 November 2014 12:57pm | Auckland Welsh Choir

The Auckland Welsh Choir presents its annual collaboration with the Devonport Chamber Orchestra. The concert will showcase Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols, a 1912 work for baritone, choir and orchestra... More >>

68. Unusual ginger coloured kiwi chick released to Taupo creche

12 November 2014 2:38pm | Rainbow Springs

A cute little kiwi chick with an unusual ginger tinge to its feathers has just been released to Wairakei Golf & Sanctuary Kiwi Creche in Taupo after hatching at Rainbow Springs' Kiwi Encounter... More >>

69. Broods Evergreen Tour 2015

20 November 2014 12:10pm | Mushroom Group

After spending the last few months touring across the USA as special guests of Sam Smith, next February Broods will return home for their biggest New Zealand tour to date; taking in six major centres and performing to all age crowds everywhere!.. More >>

70. Top 10 Toys for Christmas 2014

21 November 2014 2:22pm | iQ Toys

New Zealand's largest online toy store has announced their Top 10 toy picks for Christmas 2014. The list is compiled from recent sales data, latest toy releases and 15 years in the toy industry says Maria Nuku, toy buyer for .. More >>

71. The Chapman Tripp Theatre Award Nominees 2014

26 November 2014 11:36am | Chapman Tripp theatre awards

Chapman Tripp are proud to present their annual ceremony in honour of theatrical excellence and creativity - The Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards, 7pm Sunday 14th December at Paramount Theatre... More >>

72. ASB Classic Full Field welcomes five Top 30 players

26 November 2014 2:49pm | NZ Festival of Tennis

ASB Classic Full Field welcomes five Top 30 players, and world number one doubles pair .. More >>

73. Ponsonby Central Gets Set to Unveil Its Homage to Christmas

28 November 2014 10:53am | 818 Entertainment

Speculation and anticipation are reaching fever pitch as Ponsonby Central gears up to unveil its giant homage to Christmas this Sunday 30th November. Currently perched on the buildings roof shrouded in black, talk on the street is turning to what this ..... More >>

74. Nines women down to short list

15 December 2014 4:04pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Five newcomers have a chance to make NZ Kiwi Ferns debuts, after their inclusion in the national women's squad to prepare for next month's Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines... More >>

75. Applications - 2015 Pacific Writer's Residency

16 December 2014 3:06pm | Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand and Creative New Zealand invite applications for the 2015 Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer's Residency, which offers a mid-career or senior New Zealand writer of Pacific heritage the opportunity to work for three months on a ..... More >>

76. Karapoti Celebrates Three Decades!

17 December 2014 10:16am | Karapoti Classic

Three decades ago mountain biking was a new fringe sport. There were only a couple of bike brands available and any races had been nothing more than a gathering of a few mates. Until one day late in the summer of 1986, when Wellington cycling enthusiast ..... More >>

77. Strong response to school's sports tournament in Hawke's Bay

17 December 2014 11:41am | Hastings District Council

The Hawke's Bay school's sports calendar has received a major boost with the development of an exciting, new tournament. The Hastings Sixes is a new event that was launched to schools around New Zealand last month... More >>

78. Classic On Song for World Cup Riders

17 December 2014 2:45pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Maurice Beatson will be on a mission to put a halt to the female domination of the Ultra.Mox FEI World Cup series at the Fiber Fresh Taupo Christmas Classic this weekend. .. More >>

79. Skoda Elite & U19 Track National Championships

17 December 2014 3:19pm | BikeNZ

Skoda Elite & U19 Track National Championships - Avantidrome, Home of Cycling - Cambridge 29th January - 1st February 2015 .. More >>

80. Fellowship enables Designers to travel and research

18 December 2014 2:42pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

From 2015 New Zealand designers can apply for a Churchill Fellowship every two years to travel overseas to gain insights and forge relationships. This new award is the result of a partnership agreement between the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) ..... More >>

81. Red Bull® Flugtag

15 March 2004 9:11am | Red Bull

Around 30,000 people flocked to Wellington's Taranaki St Wharf today to witness the Red Bull Flugtag... More >>

82. Elton John Concert Not Sold Out Yet!

28 November 2006 9:48am | Capital C Concerts

Capital C: concerts, the promoter company bringing Elton John to Wellington on December 6, has received hundreds of calls from fans nationwide wanting to go to the only NZ performance and had been under the misunderstanding that the show was sold out... More >>

83. 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 >>

84. National Youth Writing Competition Winners!

12 November 2007 1:12pm | Petone Settlers Museum

November 10, 2007 Students from Auckland, Wellington and Timaru scoop prizes at Secondary School National Writing Competition - Talk with Me!.. More >>

85. Midget Champion Races From Ovals To Road Circuits

27 December 2007 9:38am | Mark Baker

New Zealand's current Midget Speedway Champion Michael Pickens announced ambitious plans today to race in the Toyota Racing Series and launched a 'Racing to America' programme intended to establish him in NASCAR racing... More >>

86. Not a bad experience, just not the right one

16 December 2008 9:15am | Shearing Record

Scottish shearing gun Gavin Mutch was in philosophical mood after failing in his fist World record bid on a rfemote Taranaki eastern hills farm today. .. More >>

87. Tranquillity Garden for Sick Children Takes Root

17 March 2010 12:11pm | Auckland Diocesan School For Girls

Dio Students Watch as their Vision to Create a Tranquillity Garden for Sick NZ Children Takes Root. Two years after a handful of Dio students hatched a plan to make life easier for sick children and their families at Auckland's Ronald McDonald House, ..... More >>

88. Internationals Crush Christchurch

05 June 2011 6:45pm | SBS Marathon

Internationals Crush Christchurch Almost 4000 runners from 13 countries shrugged off Canterbury's recent woes and challenging g weather to line up for the SBS Marathon in Christchurch today. But it was international athletes who carried off the spoils... More >>

89. Enticing treats opens in Hastings

24 November 2011 5:09pm | Food Hawkes Bay

You can now get your favourite cakes, desserts and macaroons 6 days a week with Entice Gourmet Kitchen opening its first store in Karamu Road, Hastings. .. More >>

90. The Telecom Christmas Tree to Light up Auckland's Sky

30 November 2011 12:02pm | Telecom Foundation

The Telecom Christmas Tree reaches seven storeys high, attracts over 150,000 visitors each year, is made up of 375,000 twinkling lights and will be lighting up Auckland's sky this Friday evening... More >>

91. New work by Artist Lester Hall - Tiki Mouse

10 July 2012 3:18pm | Lester Hall

Lester Hall, Northland based artist tests cultural climate with his latest work Tiki Mouse by blatantly merging Mickey Mouse with one of New Zealand's most touted cultural icon - Heitiki. Hall's 2004 Ngati Pakeha series of 23 Tiki , launched a cross pollination ..... More >>

92. New Zealand Army Band Trumps Tattoo

16 July 2012 4:00pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Kiwi flag flew high on Friday night (13 July) when the New Zealand Army Band took its place as the premier overseas act among 23 other international groups as part of the Basel Tattoo 2012... More >>

93. NZ Army Band: Nine Days, 15 Performances; 300,000 Fans

23 July 2012 11:51am | New Zealand Defence Force

The NZ Army Band has played a grand finale at Switzerland's Basel Tattoo 2012, lifting to more than 300,000 the number of people to have heard them perform in their nine days in Switzerland... More >>

94. Kiwi Women Called On To Donate Their Hair for Charity

03 September 2012 9:54am | Joint Press Release

Leading haircare brand Pantene has today announced the launch of Beautiful Lengths, a campaign in partnership with the charity Look Good Feel Better, to encourage Kiwi women to grow; cut and donate their hair to be turned into real-hair wigs for women ..... More >>

95. Sir John Wells receives Sport New Zealand leadership award

15 February 2013 10:50am | Sport New Zealand

The distinguished sport sector leadership of Sir John Wells has been recognised at the 50th Westpac Halberg Awards with Sir John receiving the Sport New Zealand Leadership Award... More >>

96. Aly Cook - Maton Guitar Endorsement Announced

09 May 2013 12:25pm | Aly Cook

All the travel will now be made easier and lighter by the addition of a new Mini Maton Guitar from Maton Australia.. Under her new endorsement by the prestigious Australian made Guitar brand. Aly joins an esteemed list including the likes of Tommy ..... More >>

97. Get Lively in Wellington - July 2013

21 June 2013 4:18pm | Positively Wellington Venues

July gives us a good chance to test our winter woollies in the coolest little capital. Contrary to the outside elements, inside our venues it's heating up as some of the most anticipated acts and events draw us out of our cosy homes!  The Phantom of ..... More >>

98. Highly esteemed Maori Bible of 1868 available again

04 July 2013 4:56pm | Trinitarian Bible Society

The Trinitarian Bible Society of Aotearoa New Zealand is very thankful to be able to present a reprint of the 1868 Maori translation of the Bible. This was the first translation into Te Reo Maori, the culmination of 40 years of labour. This translation ..... More >>

99. P!nk Announces The Release 'The Truth About Love Tour'- Live

11 October 2013 12:49pm | Sony Music

With over 140 shows in 13 countries around the globe, P!nk brings the sold-out show and amazing spectacle of The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne to ecstatic fans on DVD and Blu-Ray on November 25th... More >>

100. Iconic Kiwis Collaborate On Starship Christmas Album

13 November 2013 1:55pm | Starship

An unrivalled line-up of Kiwi artists have banded together to make The Starship Christmas Album 2013, raising crucial funds for New Zealand's national children's hospital. .. More >>


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