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1. NZME Radio Congratulates New Zealand Radio Awards Winners

22 May 2015 11:00am | NZME.

NZME Radio's top radio talent has been officially recognised at this year's Radio Awards with the media company completely dominating the client digital partnerships category of the awards... More >>

2. 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 >>

3. Photo Laundry Returns For Auckland Festival of Photography

22 May 2015 11:39am | Auckland Festival of Photography

A world renowned photography event returns to Auckland in June as part of the Auckland Festival of Photography. .. More >>

4. Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous

18 May 2015 10:19am | Sandra Roberts

"Magnificent" - Evening Standard, London "Stunning" - The Irish Times "Extraordinary" - The Telegraph, London "A Show Piece Extravaganza" - LA Times The world's most successful dance show explodes onto the New Zealand stage ..... More >>

5. Hosting line-up revealed for Kiwi Living

21 May 2015 10:03am | TVNZ

Sunday's Miriama Kamo and renowned chef Michael Van de Elzen will host TV ONE's brand new series Kiwi Living, coming soon to Fridays. .. More >>

6. The hunt is on for New Zealand's new "Toy Tester Superstars"

11 May 2015 11:02am | The Warehouse

The Warehouse's nationwide search for two new Toy Testers kicks off this month, with two lucky kids set to land one of the country's most desirable jobs; keeping Kiwi kids up to date with the newest and coolest toys before they hit the shelves.. More >>

7. WW2 aviation exhibition gets green light

20 May 2015 10:48am | Destination Marlborough

Prime Minister John Key today announced a $1.5m grant to Marlborough's Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre as part of the Government's Tourism Growth Partnership (TGP) Fund. .. More >>

8. Samantha Hayes and David Farrier to Host Late News on TV3

05 February 2015 10:48am | Mediaworks

Samantha Hayes and David Farrier have been named as co-hosts for MediaWorks' 2015 late news and entertainment show. The new programme will screen weeknights at 10.30pm on TV3 and More >>

9. Robbie Williams To Tour Australia and NZ

17 May 2015 11:58am | Chugg Entertainment

Robbie Williams confirms his Let Me Entertain You Tour is coming to Australia and New Zealand! .. More >>

10. Fur Patrol singer helps lift music perfomance in Hawke's Bay

22 May 2015 10:41am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Celebrated rock musician and frontwoman for Fur Patrol, Julia Deans was at EIT last week working with students keen to learn from her success. .. 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. Nelson to host 2015 Air New Zealand Wine Awards dinner

20 May 2015 2:12pm | Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Nelson, one of the country's boutique wine producing regions, will host this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards dinner. .. More >>

13. Colourful businesses celebrate FIFA U-20!

20 May 2015 10:56am | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei's businesses are competing colouring up to welcome celebrating the FIFA U-20 teams and visitors to the city. "Businesses will be filling their shop fronts and windows with FIFA colours to add to the colourful, happy, party vibe of the games ..... More >>

14. 'I Survived a Zombie Holocaust' Set for Release

20 April 2015 10:18am | 818 Entertainment

Kiwi movie fans will get the chance to see 'I Survived a Zombie Holocaust ' via the medium that suits them best when local distributor Vendetta Films release the film simultaneously in Cinemas, on VOD and DVD and in a NZ first, via the Cinema ..... More >>

15. 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 >>

16. Six60 Announce NZ Tour

05 March 2015 10:19am | Trigger Marketing

Six60 are back! After over a year away from New Zealand stages, the band returns for what will be their biggest and most exciting tour to date! Five of New Zealand's premiere venues will play host to Six60 as they celebrate the release of their sophomore ..... More >>

17. Wellington Region Celebrates Matariki

12 May 2015 10:20am | Sally Woodfield

Eight Wellington museums and galleries have joined forces to present a major programme of exhibitions and events to celebrate Matariki 2015, the Māori New Year. The Wellington Matariki Festival will host more than 60 free events and activities between Saturday ..... More >>

18. The Maori New Wave

21 May 2015 10:07am | Wairoa Maori Film Festival

Maori are working with Irish film makers on a new model of film making, embracing the "Maori New Wave" via tools such as Crowdfunding and Microbudget film making. The film TONN NUA? meaning Irish new wave will be screened, with film maker ..... More >>

19. The Nutters Club Wins Top Radio Award

22 May 2015 4:25pm | Top Shelf

A radio show featuring frank and honest discussion around mental health issues, The Nutters Club with Mike King has taken the award for Best Spoken Programmes Best Daily or Weekly Series at the 2015 New Zealand Radio Awards... More >>

20. 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 >>

21. New Super Animals munch their way to Countdown

17 April 2015 9:47am | Countdown Supermarket

Friday, 17 April: Hot on the heels of the popular Super Animals collectible craze, Countdown is launching a second round with new Super Animals sound cards to raise more money for the Royal New Zealand SPCA (RNZSPCA). From Saturday 18 April, 72 new ..... More >>

22. Anika Moa and Julia Deans join forces with the CSO

20 May 2015 11:52am | Christchurch Symphony

Anika Moa and Julia Deans join forces with the CSO It'll be a triumphant homecoming for two Canterbury rock divas when Julia Deans and Anika Moa join forces with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra this June. Rock Divas is a celebration of the friendship ..... More >>

23. Ginny Blackmore Announces Debut Album 'Over The Moon'

09 February 2015 11:14am | Sony Music

Ginny Blackmore, New Zealand's most captivating pop newcomer, is set to release her debut album OVER THE MOON through Sony Music New Zealand on March 20. .. More >>

24. The X Factor Nz Crowns Beau Monga The Season Two Winner!

19 May 2015 10:40am | Mediaworks NZ Ltd

The X Factor Nz Crowns Beau Monga The Season Two Winner! Beau Monga has been crowned the winner of The X Factor NZ during tonight's Grand Final Decider broadcast LIVE on TV3. Nyssa Collins was the runner up, with Brendan Thomas and The Vibes coming ..... More >>

25. Salon event for readers

21 May 2015 4:45pm | Victoria University of Wellington

In June book-lovers have the chance to talk with two writers, Anna Smaill and Bridget van der Zijpp, in a new salon event for readers that takes place in a bookshop after-hours. .. More >>

26. Rhythm And Vines to Return for Epic 13th Episode

20 May 2015 1:59pm | Rythm and Vines

Rhythm And Vines to Return for Epic 13th Episode NZ's premiere international music festival launches 2015 with exciting new ticket prices, rejuvenated festival and camping offerings .. More >>

27. Mummified Tainui child to return home after 100 years

21 May 2015 9:42am | Te Papa

More than 100 hundred years after being taken from its burial cave, the mummified remains of a high ranking child belonging to the Tainui iwi is returning home from Austria, Te Papa announced today. "We are extremely thankful to the Weltmuseum ..... More >>

28. 'Wasn't Expecting That' Star Returns to Australia & NZ

22 May 2015 11:51am | The Mushroom Group

'Wasn't Expecting That' Star Returns to Australia & New Zealand for Intimate Headline Shows This August .. More >>

29. Book award is an acknowledgement of Māori history

22 May 2015 1:41pm | University of Auckland

A book co-authored by the University of Auckland's Dr Aroha Harris has won the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Science Book Prize. .. More >>

30. Papakura Theatre Company presents : Jonathan Larson's RENT

05 March 2015 4:01pm | Papakura Theatre Company

Papakura Theatre Company is delighted to bring the revolutionary rock musical to the Off Broadway Theatre in Papakura in May. .. More >>

31. Free Online Access to More than 12 Million Military Records

23 April 2015 11:55am |

Ancestry will open up collections covering more than 100 years of military conflicts involving New Zealanders including the Crimean War, the NZ Land Wars, the Boer War, WWI and WWII .. More >>

32. Christchurch Airport Marathon

20 May 2015 9:13pm | MDJ Media

Liza Hunter-Galvan returns home to New Zealand next weekend, chasing a record fifth consecutive win at the Christchurch Airport Marathon . .. More >>

33. The Rock's Annual Wife-Carrying Competition 2007

14 February 2007 1:01pm | The Rock FM

The Annual Wife-Carrying competition took place on a perfect Valentines' morning at Mission Bay in Auckland this morning. The conditions were idyllic with the glassy sea framed by Rangitoto Island in the background... More >>

34. World Vision announces 40th, 40 Hour Famine

02 April 2014 3:33pm | World Vision

More than 2.5 million Kiwis have participated in what is arguably New Zealand's most successful and iconic fundraising drive, over the past four decades. Through their generosity, $72 million has been raised for World Vision's emergency and ..... More >>

35. Jon Toogood to present a weekly music show on Radio Hauraki

21 May 2015 5:52pm | Radio Hauraki

Jon Toogood, lead singer of the Melbourne-based New Zealand rock band Shihad, is turning his intense passion for music into a weekly one-hour radio show on Radio Hauraki, with the first episode airing this Saturday, May 23... More >>

36. Countdown's latest collectibles hit stores with a roar

30 January 2015 3:23pm | Countdown Supermarket

30 January 2015: Countdown has teamed up with the SPCA to launch the next collectible craze, a limited edition range of Super Animals sound cards. In a first for any Countdown collectibles campaign, the Super Animals cards come to life when swiped through a ..... More >>

37. 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 >>

38. Solid Announces.....SEETHER

23 April 2015 10:01am | Solid Entertainment

Rock fans rejoice! SEETHER is returning to New Zealand! .. More >>

39. Find Me a Māori Bride Starts Next Week on Māori Television

11 May 2015 12:10pm | Te Reo Maori Television Trust

Māori Television's ground-breaking new comedy Find Me a Māori Bride premieres on Friday, May 22 with a star-studded cast of Kiwi actors. .. More >>

40. The Cube changing attitudes for Youth Week

15 May 2015 11:24am | Intelligent Ink

To mark the lead-up to Youth Week (23rd - 31st May), collective impact agency The Cube are reframing the youth and disability sectors, and challenging perceptions surrounding young people with disabilities. .. More >>

41. 10cc Announce NZ Tour - November 2015

21 May 2015 9:29am | The Publicity Machine

English art rock band 10cc are returning to New Zealand for seven shows in Auckland, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga and Hamilton this November 10-17... More >>

42. University of Auckland graduate awarded a BAFTA

21 May 2015 10:53am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland Screen Production alumna Kimberley Hikaka has won a BAFTA as co-producer of the multiple award winning serial The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies. The two-part ITV drama is based on the events following the murder of ..... More >>

43. Growing diversity increases need for languages policy

21 May 2015 3:22pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Growing levels of diversity forecast for New Zealand make a national approach to languages more urgent, according to the Royal Society of New Zealand. .. More >>

44. Shared Histories

21 May 2015 5:17pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

On Friday the 12th of June, students and teachers from five New Zealand schools will present projects created as part of the Shared Histories programme during a special event to be held at the National Library of New Zealand. .. More >>

45. 95 Days Till New Zealand Fashion Week

21 May 2015 5:21pm | New Zealand Fashion Week

95 Days Till New Zealand Fashion Week The countdown is on until New Zealand's biggest fashion event, with just 95 days to go until the opening night of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW). The weeklong celebration of New Zealand fashion will kick off ..... More >>

46. Oily Rag Budget 2015

21 May 2015 6:16pm | Oily Rag

Last week the Government released its Budget, and lots of people had a lot to say about there being too little money. We are told +250,000 kids (and presumably their parents) are living in poverty. The strange thing about poverty is that nowadays ..... More >>

47. Hong Kong Ink - Tattoo Culture and Identity

22 May 2015 11:21am | Massey University

This photographic survey charts how tattooing in Hong Kong has shifted from subculture to popular culture. The project examines how tattoo functions as an agent of cultural exchange and reflects the tattoo renaissance currently occurring in the Asia-Pacific ..... More >>

48. New Zealand Singer Wins Major International Scholarship

22 May 2015 11:34am | Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation

New Zealand Bass-Baritone James Ioelu is the inaugural winner of the Victoria League Scholarship in Singing which carries 12-months accommodation at the Victoria League's London base. The scholarship is sponsored by the Victoria League in Auckland in association ..... More >>

49. Sensational West End Production of Singin' in the Rain

03 November 2014 9:50am | Skip Ink

From the producers of Jersey Boys, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music and Annie, comes another critically acclaimed production from London's West End - the ever-popular musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN... More >>

50. Harlem Globetrotters NZ Tickets on Sale Now

03 February 2015 11:26am | Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters New Zealand Tickets on Sale Now as They Face History & Revamped Washington Generals .. More >>

51. MediaWorks Announces Dancing with the Stars Hosts

28 April 2015 9:45am | Mediaworks

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

52. The Mourning After

11 May 2015 11:20am | Elephant Publicity

In a moving commemoration of their 10th anniversary of producing theatre in Auckland, the much loved Prayas Theatre Company bring the first ever full length Srilankan play, The Mourning After , to the Basement Theatre fromJune 30 - July 3... More >>

53. Cardrona Alpine Resort

21 May 2015 1:58pm | Cardrona

The recent snow fall has seen around 30cm accumulate in the base area at Cardrona. The team started snowmaking on Monday 18th May with over 800,000 litres of water to kick things off. The forecasted temperatures are looking good for further snowmaking ..... More >>

54. New book by author and journalist Steve Braunias

22 May 2015 10:58am | HarperCollins New Zealand

HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand is delighted to announce it will be publishing the next book by multi-award winning author and journalist Steve Braunias. .. More >>

55. ROAR! gallery exhibition

25 June 2004 9:24am | Roar Gallery

Exhibition 1: Limited Editions Wood Block Prints & Etchings by Anne Marie Verbeek, Dean Cheyne, Geoffrey Gaskill, Ingrid Jenner, Mason Price, Pauline Johns, Suzie Harbrow, Zof Lipski... More >>

56. Bones - Brand New on Prime

09 January 2014 4:15pm | Prime TV

Last season tech genius and serial killer Christopher Pelant once again returned to toy with the Jeffersonian team. Viewers were left hanging as Pelant forced Booth to call off his engagement to Brennan, threatening the lives of innocent people if ..... More >>

57. Device Helps to Put Your Socks on

28 March 2014 1:00pm | Inspire Group

Device Helps to Put Your Socks on March 28, 2014 When a regional competition in the lower North Island said "sock it to me" they got exactly what they asked for. The BCC (Bio-Commerce Centre) in Palmerston North holds an annual Innovate programme ..... More >>

58. BNZ Literary Awards calling all aspiring writers

02 May 2014 1:43pm | Bank of New Zealand

BNZ is putting out the call for New Zealand's best published, novice, student and short story writers, as the BNZ Literary Awards entries open for 2014. With a 56 year history and a $10,000 grand prize, the country's preeminent short story awards ..... More >>

59. Top 20 Māori boys' and girls' names for 2013

23 July 2014 11:54am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs has released the top 20 Māori baby names for 2013 in association with Māori Language Week 2014, Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. The most popular Māori baby names in 2013 were Nikau for boys and Aria for girls, the ..... More >>

60. New moon for Newtown: Pizza bar and music venue set to open

18 August 2014 10:42am | MOON1

In the last week of August, as the new moon waxes, there will be a second new 'Moon' beginning to rise in one of Wellington's most vibrant suburbs, Newtown. The aptly chosen opening weekend for Newtown's newest pizza shop and music venue will host ..... More >>

61. 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 >>

62. SIX60 Announce Sophomore Album Released February 2015

19 December 2014 11:49am | The Maple

We are excited to announce the return of SIX60, with the release of their sophomore album set for February 27th via Massive Entertainment/Universal Music NZ. .. More >>

63. NNZ Name NZ Secondary School Trialists

26 February 2015 3:33pm | Netball New Zealand

Twenty four of the most exciting young Netballers in New Zealand have been selected to trial for the New Zealand Secondary Schools (NZSS) team to contest the Trans-Tasman U19 Netball Tournament in May... More >>

64. 55 years of Billy Apple opens at Auckland Art Gallery

09 March 2015 5:05pm | Auckland Art Gallery

A major exhibition opening at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki this Saturday 14 March demonstrates the degree to which New Zealand's foremost conceptual artist, Billy Apple, blurs the boundaries between art and life, commerce and creativity... More >>

65. 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 >>

66. Ed Sheeran: Final Production Release Tickets for Auckland

30 March 2015 4:59pm | Frontier Touring Company


67. NZ Mountain Film Festival 2015 - A Focus on Youth

16 April 2015 12:25pm | Mountain Film Festival

The thirteenth NZ Mountain Film Festival is certainly proving to be lucky with the phenomenal line up of speakers presenting over the 9 day event. The keynote speaker is Alex Honnold, world famous solo free climber from the USA. He will be joined by ..... More >>

68. 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 >>

69. Witi Ihimaera to Address 'State of NZ Literature'at Festival

06 May 2015 2:31pm | Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival

6 May 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Witi Ihimaera to Address 'State of NZ Literature' at Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival The New Zealand Book Council has chosen the 2015 Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival as the stage for its annual address, which ..... More >>

70. TEDxWellingtonWomen speakers unveiled

11 May 2015 10:10am | TEDxWellington

The lineup is announced today for the highly anticipated upcoming event TEDxWellingtonWomen. Speakers include local women and men who have lived extraordinary lives and have ideas worth spreading... More >>

71. Nick Honeyman runs Giesen Winery French feast

15 May 2015 12:55pm | Giesen Wines

15 May 2015 - Nick Honeyman, the highly regarded New Zealand chef who has run some of the country's top restaurants, is setting up a Pop Up Restaurant at Giesen Wines' Cellar Door in Blenheim. Nick will create a five course degustation menu ..... More >>

72. Committee Against Torture: Concluding Observations on NZ

16 May 2015 10:43am | Peace Movement Aotearoa

The Concluding Observations of the UN Committee Against Torture (the Committee) were released overnight. The Committee is the body of 10 independent experts that monitors state party compliance with the provisions of the Convention against Torture and ..... More >>

73. New Zealand's best dart players target Auckland

19 May 2015 3:39pm | SKYCITY Super League Darts

Radio Hauraki and Radio Sport are proud to present New Zealand's premier domestic darts competition, SKYCITY Super League Darts which begins on 10 July. Eight of New Zealand's best players will compete against each other in a tournament unrivalled ..... More >>

74. Hemi Ahio [vs] Junior Iakopo

20 May 2015 9:44am | VS Live

Red hot heavyweight prospect, Hemi "the Heat" Ahio faces a live under dog in Saturday night's Fight Against Obesity, despite most NZ heavyweight's running for cover to avoid the undefeated fighter... More >>

75. Art Exhibition to "Tell Tails" from New Zealand History

21 May 2015 4:37pm | Alexander Turnbull Library

A new art exhibition 'Tell Tails' at the Alexander Turnbull Library promises visitors an exciting journey through New Zealand art and artefacts, old and new. .. More >>

76. Wotif reveals Kiwi travellers' flying habits

22 May 2015 12:35pm |

Wearing new underpants, chewing gum and wearing a pounamu are just a few flying habits Kiwi travellers confessed they have, according to the High Flyer survey by leading travel website Wotif ... More >>

77. International Foster's Lager now in New Zealand

03 August 2000 12:35am | Unknown

When beer drinkers down a drop of Foster's Lager this month they are in for a pleasant surprise. The great Foster's taste that has made it the world's fastest growing international beer brand , is now available in New Zealand... More >>

78. IHC Telecom Art Awards Exhibition At The Dowse

11 March 2005 2:01pm | Telecom New Zealand

Thirty finalists from around New Zealand have been selected for the IHC Telecom Art Awards exhibition at The Dowse in Lower Hutt from 9 April to 10 July. The finalists were selected from over 400 artworks submitted by artists with intellectual disabilities ..... More >>

79. Taking performing arts to the classroom

01 November 2007 1:57pm | The Edge

Avondale College Auditorium was filled with song, laughter and heart-felt applause on Wednesday, 24 October for New Lynn Primary School's spectacular end-of-year concert... More >>

80. Little River Band Perform Waiheke This Weekend

27 December 2007 2:15pm | Lassoo

A first for New Zealand, the band will perform beneath an Orbit Stage Hood brought in from England especially for these events by Town & Country Staging. The hoods are unique in New Zealand and are specially designed to enhance band experiences... More >>

81. Flying Solo - Paintings by John Walsh

08 May 2009 5:11pm | TheNewDowse

Journey into the often eerie, sometimes comic, yet strangely familiar worlds conjured by painter John Walsh. Flying Solo is an exhibition drawn from private collections within the Wellington region, featuring 18 large-scale paintings alongside a number ..... More >>

82. 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 >>

83. Hatchery photo shoot for new freshwater fish guide

08 April 2013 3:17pm | Eastern Fish and Game

One of New Zealand's most respected wildlife photographers, Rod Morris, has paid a visit to the Fish & Game hatchery at Ngongotaha - to photograph trout for a new book on the country's freshwater fish... More >>

84. 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 >>

85. Reuben Thorne reviews John Kirwan's Book 'All Blacks Don't C

14 January 2014 5:09pm | ElderNet

Thank you to BUPA for donating the book to raise awareness about Mental Wellbeing with Older People and Health Professionals. .. More >>

86. Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats Finalists

15 August 2014 12:32pm | Smokefreerockquest

Success in the Kiwi-music industry is a step closer for nine Smokefreerockquest national finalists and six from Smokefree Pacifica Beats, announced today. There were just on 700 entries in New Zealand's largest nationwide, orginal youth music event, ..... More >>

87. Super League Darts Set to Rock The Trusts Arena

25 August 2014 12:06pm | Super League Darts

To accommodate demand, Super League Darts has had to change venues for the Auckland leg of the series with the tournament moving from the Genesis Lounge to the main arena. The tournament will now have capacity for up to 2,500 punters... More >>

88. Top jazz returns to Christchurch's favourite haunts

12 January 2015 11:23am | International Jazz and Blues Festival

The Cavell Leitch New Zealand Jazz and Blues Festival is back in Christchurch this April, featuring top names in the music world including Fantine, James Morrison, and Nathan Haines... More >>

89. Sticky Fingers New Zealand Tour 2015

29 January 2015 2:16pm | Rhythm Group

Sydney rascals Sticky Fingers have somehow managed to completely sell out a three-show tour of Australia they never formally announced. .. More >>

90. Graffiti artist Tilt coming to the streets of Christchurch

30 January 2015 1:27pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Amazing French graffiti artist Tilt , world renowned for his colourful, bubbly paintings, is due to arrive on February 1st in Christchurch to take part in the Spectrum Street Art festival... More >>

91. Auckland Rugby League to open Hall of Fame

04 February 2015 10:35am | Auckland Rugby League

From this year on the Auckland Rugby League will present its legends with a unique honour, following the opening of the Auckland Rugby League Hall of Fame. Six players will become the inaugural inductees on April 8, during a ceremony which coincides ..... More >>

92. Street Artist Kelsey Montague's Major Ponsonby Mural Project

06 February 2015 5:14pm | Kelsey Montague

Montague is going to paint a large angel wing mural for The Ponsonby Business Association February 17, 2015. Whitespace in Auckland (12 Crummer Rd, Ponsonby) has generously offered to host a reception for Kelsey and a number of her one-of-a-kind pieces the ..... More >>

93. New coloured Anzac 50c coin available online to the public

23 February 2015 3:53pm | New Zealand Post

23 February, 2015 New coloured Anzac 50c coin available online to the public today New Zealand's first ever coloured coin, officially launched earlier this month to mark 100 years since the Gallipoli landings, is available to the public for pre-order ..... More >>

94. Pippa Wetzell to co-host Seven Sharp

04 March 2015 4:18pm | TVNZ

Currently the host of TV ONE's Fair Go,Wetzell joins the show from Monday. .. More >>

95. Annam - One Door, Two Worlds

21 March 2015 12:33pm | ANNAM

When the French colonised Vietnam, a land they called Indochine Français , it was a meeting of two cultures for whom the table was not just a part of life - it was at the heart of life... More >>

96. Preview of NZ Art Show's coming attractions

31 March 2015 12:10pm | NZ Art Show

The Hon Maggie Barry, Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage will launch this year's NZ Art Show at the Museum Art Hotel on Monday, 13 April. The launch will provide the Show's sponsors and friends with a preview of what will be on offer when the ..... More >>

97. Meeting Karpovsky with Helen Moulder and Sir Jon Trimmer

13 April 2015 10:17am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Sylvia once travelled the world and visited its famous ballet theatres. Now she spends time alone in her attic, filled with her daughter's unwanted possessions and photographs of her favourite ballet dancer, Alexander Karpovsky - she has seen him dance 127 ..... More >>

98. 'The Desk' Featuring Paul Henry to Have NZ Debut

15 April 2015 10:09am | Elephant Publicity

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

99. TV ONE's Sunday heads to Gloriavale

16 April 2015 12:12pm | TVNZ

This week Sunday returns to an hour timeslot, with a revealing investigation into the secret world of Gloriavale - an isolated religious community on the South Island's west coast... More >>

100. Gin Wigmore - 'New Rush'

23 April 2015 9:19am | Sarah Morgan

One of New Zealand's favourite women of song ; Gin Wigmore earlier this week announced her third studio album 'Blood To Bone' will be released on Friday June 26th and launched the first single 'New Rush' ... More >>


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