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1. 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 >>

2. Taupo Rocked Saturday To Heart, Foreigner & Three Dog Night

25 January 2015 4:01pm | Greenstone Entertainment and Taupo Summer Concert

Taupo rocked in the summer sun today (Saturday) when top international rock bands - HEART, FOREIGNER & THREE DOG NIGHT took to the stage in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,000 people at the Taupo Amphitheatre. .. More >>

3. 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 >>

4. Second crop of the best Loading Docs announced for 2015

29 January 2015 11:32am | Loading Docs

A suburban picture palace on the brink of extinction, strangers dancing in the dark, a 'headcase' turned world leader, a woman who talks to animals, a freestyling busker and a kiwi pro wrestler - these are some of the characters Kiwis will be introduced ..... More >>

5. 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 >>

6. 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 >>

7. Mojo Pulse 2015 Pre-season Games Announced

29 January 2015 10:33am | Netball Central Zone

With only 30 days till the start of the 2015 ANZ Championship, excitement continues to build in the Mojo Pulse camp with the announcement of the team's pre-season games... More >>

8. Signing - Next amazing Exhibition at Academy Galleries

28 January 2015 5:00pm | Academy Galleries

The New Zealand Academy of Fine Art' latest exhibition is commemorating 175 years since the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi featuring selected works from the membership and friends supported by exciting invited artists exhibiting contemporary Maori art... More >>

9. 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 >>

10. Definitely Not Witches Definitely Aren't

27 January 2015 2:35pm | Definitely Not Witches

Following a wave of bizarre weather events, mysterious happenings and spontaneous frog transformations of local politicians, the women who claim to be Definitely Not Witches held a press conference to address accusations of harnessing the powers of ..... More >>

11. 1931 Earthquake Survivors event this weekend

27 January 2015 12:21pm | Joint Press Release

This Sunday, 1 February, survivors of the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake will meet again over afternoon tea. This event is an established part of the 1931 Earthquake commemoration calendar after being generously initiated by volunteers about 15 years ..... More >>

12. 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 >>

13. Waitangi Day 100 Celebrates NZ's Favourite Tracks of 2014

15 January 2015 1:36pm | MTV NZ

MTV Hits: Waitangi Day 100 Celebrates New Zealand's Favourite Tracks of 2014 Voted by You! .. More >>

14. Hunter fined for illegal dog-tracking devices

28 January 2015 4:50pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Nelson man was fined $2,250 in the Nelson District Court yesterday for using illegal dog tracking equipment. .. More >>

15. Launch of Digital Te Reo Graphic Novellas

29 January 2015 12:26pm | Pursuit PR

Auckland, New Zealand - A series of interactive graphic novellas in the Māori language launched last night at The Grid in Auckland's Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct... More >>

16. Museum of Wellington City & Sea teams up with Tip Top

26 January 2015 4:22pm | Museum Of Wellington City and Sea

Museum of Wellington City & Sea has teamed up with Tip Top and members of the Richter City Roller Derby for the first in a series of Throwback Thursday fundraising events under the sails at Queens Wharf this Thursday lunchtime - part of its "What Year ..... More >>

17. Getting to and from the Nines is easy with public transport

28 January 2015 11:36am | Auckland Transport

The Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines are back this weekend for a second sold-out year. It's become one of the biggest events on Auckland's sporting calendar. The Nines are at Eden Park this Saturday and Sunday, 31 January and 1 February... More >>

18. NZ Air Line Pilots remember Jack Mehlhopt

26 January 2015 4:35pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

It is with great sadness that the New Zealand Air Line Pilots' Association notes the death of Alfred Dennis (Jack) Mehlhopt. Jack was in his 58th year of flying having won an RNZAF flying scholarship in 1947... More >>

19. Architect Sir Ian Athfield to be commemorated in Wellington

29 January 2015 2:23pm | New Zealand Institute of Architects

A public commemoration of the life and work of architect Sir Ian Athfield will be held in Wellington this Sunday (1 February), at 3pm. .. More >>

20. New-look Tracy brothers are F.A.B.

16 January 2015 11:52am | Pukeko Pictures

ITV and New Zealand's Pukeko Pictures today released an exclusive preview of the new-look Tracy brothers from this year's hotly anticipated new series, Thunderbirds Are Go... More >>

21. Staying Alive Open Day 2015

28 January 2015 10:52am | New Zealand Fire Service

Save the date for the most action packed day of the year! Auckland's favourite Volunteer and Emergency Services open day Staying Alive is returning for a second year at The Cloud, Queens Wharf in Auckland on Saturday 14 February, 10am-4pm... More >>

22. Secret Power - Simon Denny - NZ Pavilion Venice Biennale

29 January 2015 12:20pm | New Zealand at Venice

Commissioner: Heather Galbraith, Head, Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University, Wellington for Creative New Zealand, Arts Council of New Zealand.. More >>

23. 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 >>

24. 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 >>

25. 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 >>

26. Tally Ho! Dunedin Sound Songs & Singers

22 January 2015 12:13pm | Southern Sinfonia

International soprano Anna Leese will sing with Southern Sinfonia in the Dunedin Town Hall on 28 February 2015, 7.30pm. But this time, the repertoire will be quite different... More >>

27. Feel Fab for a Great Cause Sign up Now!

10 December 2014 5:30pm | FabFeb

After all the Christmas and New Year treats, it's fair to say most people will be looking for a healthier approach. Now there's a great new cause that will not only help you get back on track with your eating habits, but at the same time help ..... More >>

28. Sauvignon Blanc to be the star of international wine

22 January 2015 12:07pm | Wine New Zealand

There's no doubt about it, Sauvignon Blanc is special. It is the varietal that awoke the world to New Zealand wine and continues to dazzle wine critics across the world. Accounting for 85% of wine exported from New Zealand, the world seems to have an ..... More >>

29. The court is in session: Better Call Saul on Lightbox

29 January 2015 1:07pm | Lightbox

If you liked Breaking Bad, you're going to love this. Online TV service Lightbox has confirmed 2015's most anticipated TV show - Better Call Saul - will be available exclusively to New Zealand subscribers from 8pm on February 9... More >>

30. Māoriland Film Festival at the 2015 Berlinale

29 January 2015 1:13pm | Maoriland Film Festival

The Māoriland Film Festival is pleased to announce its participation in NATIVe - Indigenous Cinema, the first-ever market stand dedicated to promoting indigenous films and videos at the European Film Market (EFM) February 5-13, 2015 in Berlin, ..... More >>

31. Cast Announced For the Book of Everything

29 January 2015 4:08pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Mia Blake, Tim Carlsen, Sam Snedden and Jennifer Ward-Lealand join Michelle Blundell, Patrick Carroll, Rima Te Wiata and Olivia Tennet to complete the heavyweight cast announced for The Book Of Everything, a major new co-production from the Auckland ..... More >>

32. $1,000,000 on the Blackcaps - Catch a Million is Back!

21 August 2014 2:06pm | Tui Brewery


33. Secure your tickets to Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines

09 September 2014 10:53am | NRL Auckland Nines

This is your first chance to secure tickets to the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines 2015 ! .. More >>

34. NZ Artist Michael Parekowhai in WWI Centenary Exhibition

03 December 2014 3:43pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum, with support from Creative New Zealand and the University of Auckland, announce the next chapter in its First World War Centenary Programme, a new exhibition from renowned New Zealand artist Michael Parekowhai... More >>

35. NRL announcement on eve of the Nines

16 January 2015 10:46am | Auckland Regional Council

With only two weeks to go until the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines, now recognised as the NRL season opener, today's announcements further cement the NRL's commitment to the sport and economic success for Auckland, says Mayor Len Brown... More >>

36. Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

29 January 2015 10:07am | NZRL

NZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league's top honour for 2014, taking out the Kiwis Player of the Year category at tonight's national awards. .. More >>

37. Watched - Super-powers the key to writing!

29 January 2015 2:41pm | Huia Publishers

Tihema Baker's super-powers stole the stage at the launch of his debut novel - Watched - at Te Papa in Wellington last evening. .. More >>

38. Uh-oh: The Alternative Commentary Collective returns

17 October 2014 3:37pm | Schuck PR

17 October 2014 - Cricket fans with a penchant for caravans and quirky observation rejoice - The Alternative Commentary Collective's cricket commentary returns to iHeartRadio NZ when New Zealand take on South Africa at Mt Maunganui on Tuesday... More >>

39. Serena Williams is mastering bounce on and off the court

19 January 2015 7:32pm | Berlei

International tennis superstar Serena Williams is mastering bounce on and off the court with Berlei .. More >>

40. Olympic Show Jumping Magic In Matakana

25 January 2015 6:31pm | JC Equestrian

This 31st January two local riders will be bringing show jumping magic to Matakana. Olympic riders Katie Laurie (nee McVean) and Daniel Meech will be among other Grand Prix superstar riders vying for the top prize in the $3000 Annard Horse Grand Prix ..... More >>

41. Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty

28 January 2015 10:43am | Te Papa

Te Papa's programme to mark the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi starts tomorrow evening with our annual treaty debate. .. More >>

42. Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony

29 January 2015 12:53pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

For the first time in the history of the Presbyterian Church, its ministers, led by the Church's Māori Synod, will conduct the Waitangi Day dawn ceremony at Waitangi. .. More >>

43. Bevan James Eyles author of the Fitness Attitude

29 January 2015 2:21pm | ElderNet

Bevan has been a world-leading fitness professional and high-level athlete since 1999, and has won the New Zealand Fitness Instructor of the Year title three times. Bevan has travelled the world presenting at fitness conferences, produces fitness ..... More >>

44. 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 >>

45. Dates Announced for iD Dunedin Fashion Week 2015

29 August 2014 4:46pm | iD Dunedin Fashion Week

iD Dunedin Fashion Week will celebrate its 16th year in Dunedin, New Zealand, from April 19-26, 2015, with an exciting week of exhibitions, premier catwalk shows featuring international guests and iconic Kiwi designers, and the much anticipated 11th annual ..... More >>

46. Members strongly approve Alexandra Park's village plans

29 November 2014 10:33am | GBSA

At a Special General Meeting of the Auckland Trotting Club this week members voted overwhelmingly in support of developing a new urban village on part of the site's existing car-park... More >>

47. 'Sunday' Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival

28 January 2015 2:40pm | Sunday The Film

Kiwi Romance 'Sunday' Selected for Byron Bay International Film Festival 2015 New Zealand film 'Sunday' has been selected to screen in competition at The Byron Bay International Film Festival 2015. This will be the Australian Premiere for the ..... More >>

48. Sight restoring charity calling for Round the Bays runners

29 January 2015 10:19am | Fred Hollows Foundation

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ is calling on Aucklanders to strap on their trainers and get running to restore sight with the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays. 2015 marks The Foundation's first year as a charity partner with the fun run, taking ..... More >>

49. Cigna Round the Bays 2015 update

29 January 2015 11:02am | Sport Wellington

Registrations for Wellingtons iconic Cigna Round the Bays are well under way and are selling faster than ever. .. More >>

50. An Evening With Michael Bolton

29 January 2015 11:44am | Skip Ink

Pacific Entertainment and Bluehawk Presents today announces that Grammy legend MICHAEL BOLTON will perform in one spectacular concert only at the ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland on Monday, 18 May -- delivering a hit-filled setlist of soulful classics, ..... More >>

51. Cromwell & Districts School Reunion

11 June 2014 11:32am | Cromwell Schools Reunion

A committee has been formed in Cromwell to organise a 150th reunion next year and we would really appreciate assistance in getting the info out to all the former Cromwellians living around New Zealand... More >>

52. Fanzones for Auckland's non-stop summer

19 December 2014 12:21pm | Auckland Council

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village... More >>

53. Eketahuna Ground Shaping up Well Ahead of Super Rugby Clash

08 January 2015 3:14pm | Tui Brewery

The ground work is almost done, the seating has been arranged and supporters' flags are flying high ahead of this month's pre-season Super Rugby clash between the Hurricanes and Crusaders in Eketahuna... More >>

54. Eddie Izzard sells out Auckland

27 January 2015 10:01am | Elephant Publicity

UK Comedy legend Eddie Izzard has today sold out his two Auckland shows demonstrating his huge fan base in NZ. Promoters advise fans not to be disappointed as there are still good seats left for his Hamilton show at Claudelands Arena on Wednesday the ..... More >>

55. World Photography Awards - new mobile phone award for 2015

28 January 2015 10:59am | Sony World Photography Awards

27 January: The World Photography Organisation today launches a new award dedicated to mobile photography at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards. .. More >>

56. Coast to Coast competitor 30 kilos lighter and rearing to go

28 January 2015 2:35pm | Speight's Coast to Coast

Steve Garrett is 30 kilograms lighter and rearing to take on next month's Speight's Coast to Coast after crashing out of last year's event. .. More >>

57. Challenge Wanaka takes out international triathlon award

29 January 2015 3:17pm | Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka long distance triathlon in New Zealand's South Island has taken out the Triathletes' Choice Award for the World's Most Scenic Race at this year's Triathlon Business International Awards in Los Angeles yesterday... More >>

58. 'Waiata Of Bob Marley' VOLUME 2 - RUIA

21 November 2002 3:10pm |

MEDIA RELEASE - Wednesday, November 27, 2002 'Waiata Of Bob Marley' VOLUME 2 RUIA CD ALBUM (MMDC110).. More >>

59. Official New Zealand Music Chart 24 January 2011

26 January 2011 4:26pm | Pead PR

Wednesday, January 26 2011 Six60's Five Month Rise The fourth chart of 2011 sees the fourth different #1 single of the year. This week sees the very first local chart-topper, scored by Dunedin-formed five-piece Six60 whose Rise Up 2.0 ascends one spot to knock ..... More >>

60. iHeartRadio Launches in New Zealand

02 August 2013 11:13am | The Radio Network

The Radio Network (TRN) announced today the official launch of iHeartRadio beta, Clear Channel's free, industry-leading, all-in-one digital radio service, in New Zealand. iHeartRadio provides radio fans instant access to live broadcast and digital-only ..... More >>

61. 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 >>

62. Imogen Taylor: Glory Hole

09 October 2014 2:24pm | Michael Lett

Michael Lett is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Imogen Taylor, her third solo exhibition with the gallery. Continuing her interest in balancing between abstraction and representation, these works carry the artist's signature forms ..... More >>

63. 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 >>

64. Hunt to uncover New Zealand's best photographer

21 October 2014 2:29pm | Sony World Photography Awards

8 October 2014: The Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world's most prestigious photography competitions, together with Sony Vietnam, today launches a competition to discover New Zelaland's best photographer... More >>

65. Foo Fighters to put Christchurch on the world map

30 October 2014 9:38am | Vbase

Christchurch's AMI Stadium will be transformed from a sporting turf into a giant stage venue for the Foo Fighters' first Australasian concert on their 20 th anniversary Sonic Highways World Tour next year... More >>

66. Coliseum Sports Media Swings All the Top-Quality Tour Golf

05 December 2014 10:28am | Coliseum Sports Media

Today (05/12/14) Coliseum Sports Media (CSM) can reveal that it has exclusively secured a prestigious suite of global, professional golfing Tours for Kiwi sports fans; delivering an unprecedented breadth-and-depth of live and on-demand content for Kiwi golf fans, ..... More >>

67. Treat for audiences of documentary, factual, arts programmes

16 December 2014 11:15am | NZ On Air

Our beautiful country, its history and people will shine next year in a number of new series just funded by NZ On Air. Also supported will be another hard-hitting series from Nigel Latta and a remarkable true-life story... More >>

68. Jakob to Support Royal Blood Sideshow

14 January 2015 12:36pm | Laneway Festival

In just over two weeks time, rock'n'roll's youngest and loudest powerhouse Royal Blood will hit New Zealand for a several appearances in both Auckland and Wellington. The Rock, Frontier Touring and Laneway festival are seriously chuffed to announce ..... More >>

69. Columb the New King of the Mountain

19 January 2015 6:34pm | Bikesport NZ

Queenstown's Scott Columb (Yamaha YZ450F) is Taranaki's new King of the Mountain. Photo by Andy McGechan, .. More >>

70. DARUDE Joins Future Sound System Line Up!

21 January 2015 5:18pm | Mushroom Group

He set the benchmark for modern dance producers, releasing the smash hit 'Sandstorm' back in 1999 and selling over 2.5 million copies, the track featured on over 300 compilations. Fifteen years on, and with three artist albums, one compilation, numerous ..... More >>

71. Karekare beach race returns

22 January 2015 3:10pm | Karekare beach race

Karekare's famous beach race will be resurrected on Saturday, February 28thanks to a new organizing team, generous sponsors, and horse clubs which wrote to the small rural community west of Auckland offering support after 2013 looked like the last ..... More >>

72. Volunteers get kitted out ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup

24 January 2015 9:57am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Councillor Tim Scandrett and ICC Workforce Operations Manager Nicole Dunn present an ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 volunteer kit to the first volunteer Pat Mackle, ahead of the tournament that takes place in February and March 2015... More >>

73. Yeti Announced as Trans NZ 5-Day Enduro Race's Title Sponsor

24 January 2015 10:29am | Trans NZ

We are proud to announce that Yeti Cycles has come on board as the title sponsor for the first ever Trans NZ 5-Day Enduro Race. Yeti Cycles has a high reputation both in New Zealand and abroad, and we are excited to work alongside Kashi Leuchs ..... More >>

74. Top Gear Races to New Home on TV3

27 January 2015 11:26am | Mediaworks

Tuesday 27 January 2015: MediaWorks and BBC Worldwide ANZ today announced that they have signed a long-term commitment to broadcast Top Gear on TV3 in New Zealand. .. More >>

75. 2015 SCIRT World Buskers Festival a success

27 January 2015 11:34am | World Buskers Festival

Warm weather, a return to the city's Arts Centre and a host of terrific acts have combined to make the 22nd annual SCIRT World Buskers Festival a resounding success. .. More >>

76. Sample New Zealand's finest cheese at MiNDFOOD CheeseFest

28 January 2015 11:40am | NZ Specialist Cheesemakers Assn

The ultimate experience for cheeselovers is back with New Zealand's supreme cheese event offering the chance to sample award-winning cheeses, and mingle with the experts who produce them... More >>

77. The Noise at Toi Pōneke

29 January 2015 10:22am | Wellington City Council

Low Noise2 is the second group exhibition to feature six Wellington-based sonic artists to showcase their work in the medium of sound installation. Combining sound composition, sculpture and engineering, the result is a truly unique art-form that ..... More >>

78. Media Design School beats high score at Global Game Jam 2015

29 January 2015 1:37pm | Media Design School

Media Design School managed to beat its own high score by attracting 102 registered participants to take part in this year's Global Game Jam; the largest number of game jammers ever registered at one site in New Zealand. .. More >>

79. Daycare for Dogs comes to Christchurch

14 January 2005 8:53am | FurKids

Don't leave your FurKid at home to chew what takes their fancy or tell all in the neighbourhood what a bad parent you are by leaving them alone all day...give you and them a better relationship by providing the stimulation they need at Furkids - Christchurch's ..... More >>

80. NZ artist in final of Saatchi Showdown, London

17 August 2007 10:46am | Saatchi London Art Competition

Artist, Charles Olsen, (b. Nelson, NZ, 1969) with his painting 'La Sundari', is one of twelve artists in the final of the International Art Competition, the Saatchi Showdown. The competition is open to all artists around the world with the finalist ..... 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. We are sad to lose a great warrior

10 June 2011 8:05pm | Creative New Zealand

Te akaroa ite metua tane - We are sad to lose a great warrior Creative New Zealand mourns the loss of New Zealand curator and artist Jim Vivieaere (1947 - 2011) - a mentor, friend and role model to artists who found inspiration in his work and ..... More >>

83. 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 >>

84. Former shearing champ Avery returns as Open hope in Te Kuiti

28 March 2014 5:07pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former World shearing champion Paul Avery has grabbed a slim chance of representing his country again by qualifying for the quarterfinals of the New Zealand Open shearing championship in Te Kuiti... More >>

85. 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 >>

86. Elam exhibition explores portraiture

30 July 2014 11:41am | Elam School of Fine Arts

A new exhibition by Maori and Pasifika Tuākana students from Elam School of Fine Arts explores one of arts oldest genres, the portrait. The exhibition Whakaahua | Portrait features work by ten Bachelor of Fine Arts students from the University ..... More >>

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

08 August 2014 4:44pm | Television New Zealand

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

88. Adam Chamber Music Festival - Nelson Programme Launch

02 October 2014 1:46pm | Adam Chamber Music Festival

Nelson will experience its biennial influx of well-heeled music lovers this summer, with the 13th Adam Chamber Music Festival promising its keenly awaited line up of international music treats... More >>

89. Fiona Eadie, author of 100 best Native Plants for NZ Gardens

07 October 2014 2:39pm | ElderNet

For the past 12 years Fiona Eadie has been head gardener at Larnach Castle, whose gardens are internationally renowned. Her book ' 100 best Native Plants for New Zealand Gardens' $45 features inspirational and practical advice on ..... More >>

90. Global Game Jam 2015 Auckland Venue Announced

17 October 2014 12:46pm | Media Design School

The world's largest game jam is coming back to New Zealand in 2015 and Media Design School are thrilled to announce that they will be hosting New Zealand's Auckland meet up... More >>

91. 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 >>

92. Mediaworks Announces the Bachelor New Zealand

03 November 2014 10:38am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks confirmed at on Thursday night 's star-studded new season launch event that a New Zealand version of the international blockbuster The Bachelor will screen on TV3 and be key to its 2015 line-up. The series will encompass TV, radio and interactive ..... More >>

93. Samoans Have Come a Long Way in New Zealand

13 November 2014 4:48pm | Event Polynesia

The common history that New Zealand and Samoa share has its origins from the occupation by New Zealand Forces of German Samoa, one hundred years ago. .. More >>

94. Headline acts announced for Christmas in the Park

18 November 2014 3:56pm | Coca Cola Christmas In The Park

Multi- award winning songstress Ladi6 and Kiwi music sensation Broods are the headline acts for the 21st anniversary performances of Coca- Cola Christmas in the Park . .. More >>

95. Triathlon NZ Calls for Registrations for 2015 Youth Festival

19 November 2014 10:57am | Triathlon New Zealand

Triathlon New Zealand is calling all aspiring triathletes of the future to assemble in Takapuna next February at the Triathlon NZ HP Youth Festival. If you think you have the attributes to one day represent New Zealand on the world stage in triathlon, ..... More >>

96. Experienced Team to Judge the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards

27 November 2014 11:43am | New Zealand Book Awards

Experienced Team to Judge the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards for Children And Young Adults .. More >>

97. NRL Clubs Parade 2015 Nrl Dick Smith Auckland Nines Jerseys

11 December 2014 12:04pm | NRL Auckland Nines

The 16 NRL clubs today launched their jerseys for the 2015 Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines tournament, which kicks off next month. .. More >>

98. Camp Gallipoli Launches in NZ for Anzac Centenary Year

11 December 2014 2:08pm | Camp Gallipoli Foundation

Kiwis of all ages from around the country are being invited to attend Camp Gallipoli at Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland to commemorate 100 years of the ANZAC spirit. Gates will open at 3:00pm. The evening's programme includes documentaries and interviews, ..... More >>

99. TimberNook New Zealand to Launch Children's Outdoor Camps

15 December 2014 10:15am | TimberNook

Fresh Air Forests presents TimberNook New Zealand and is proud to announce the launch of TimberNook holiday camps, playgroups and school sessions in Hawke's Bay beginning January 2015... More >>

100. Kiwi artist brought home to support Christchurch fundraiser

15 December 2014 2:31pm | Dulux

Nudes, landscapes, fantasy, pop art and a touch of '80s retro Kiwiana patriotism normally distinguish the work of Mandii Pope but giraffes represent a new canvas for the popular ex-pat Kiwi artist... More >>


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