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1. New Zealand Chinese Association alarmed over Ventnor claims

22 November 2014 10:59am | NZCA

Claims of sending historic artifacts from the shipwrecked SS Ventnor to a museum in China have alarmed local Chinese and descendants of those lost in the 1902 disaster. .. More >>

2. Bridal Workshop Fundraiser raises money for Hospice

24 November 2014 11:31am | The Loft

The Loft, Wellington's newest creative space and venue, held a 'Bridal Workshop Fundraiser' Sunday, 23 November on location: Level 1, 9 Edward Street, Wellington. Tickets started at $20 per person; proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated ..... More >>

3. 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 >>

4. Human Rights Commission condemns hate attacks on Kiwi kids

23 November 2014 4:10pm | Race Relations Commissioner

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has condemned the latest hate attacks on New Zealand children. .. More >>

5. Westfest 2015

18 September 2014 1:16pm | WestFest

ODR Productions & The Rock proudly presents 'Westfest '15, an annual music festival that every rock fan will be sure not to miss! If the success of the inaugural West- Fest is anything to go by, 2015's event is going to be bigger and better, ..... More >>

6. Support for Chinese Kiwis Heritage Bid

23 November 2014 4:07pm | Race Relations Commissioner

The Human Rights Commission says people wanting to turn a shipwreck into a money making venture should have talked with Chinese Kiwi leaders and families first. .. More >>

7. Hawke's Bay Chardonnay Wins at 2014 Air NZ Wine Awards

23 November 2014 9:20am | Vidal Estate

A Hawke's Bay Chardonnay won the top prize at the 2014 Air New Zealand Wine Awards held at the Pettigrew Green Arena in Taradale last night... More >>

8. 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 >>

9. Chinese Community Upset by Ventnor shipwreck proposal

22 November 2014 11:03am | Poon Fah Association of New Zealand

Mr Charlie Ding, President of the Poon Fah Association of New Zealand is appalled that the Ventnor gravesite and the remains of his countryman are to be developed as an underwater tourist attraction. .. More >>

10. Deerstalkers Launch a Hunter Education Trust

24 November 2014 1:21pm | New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association (NZDA) has announced the launch of the NZDA Trust, a charitable trust dedicated to funding the education of hunters in safe hunting practices. .. More >>

11. Presbyterian Support East Coast opposing family violence

21 November 2014 12:18pm | Presbyterian Support

New Zealand has the fifth worst child abuse record out of 31 OECD Countries, and family violence costs every man, woman and child in New Zealand $1833 every year. All Andrew has ever known is family violence. Andrew lives in fear. Every day he ..... More >>

12. 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 >>

13. Tremains Art Deco Weekend's International Ambassador

01 October 2014 1:23pm | Art Deco Trust

The founder of the world's most recognised tea brand has been announced as the international ambassador of the Tremains Art Deco Weekend. .. 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. Queenstown Marathon Festival Set to Excite the Running World

26 November 2013 6:49pm | Queenstown International Marathon

One of the world's most stunning locations will play host to one of the world's most scenic marathons with the launch today of the Queenstown International Marathon, set for November 2014... More >>

16. Red Bull Drift Shifters is Back!

21 October 2014 2:47pm | Red Bull

On Saturday December 6, 2014, Red Bull Drift Shifters returns to Auckland City, transforming downtown into a giant pinball inspired drift track. Drivers will push themselves and their machines to new limits in this adrenalin packed premium motorsport event... More >>

17. Hunters and Collectors announce headline show in Auckland!

14 August 2014 12:45pm | Mushroom Group

Whether you were too young to have ever have witnessed them live or remember the band's urgent sound, Australia's extraordinary Hunters & Collectors legacy has never faded. Formed in 1981 in Melbourne and led by front man/guitarist Mark ..... More >>

18. Mighty Ape Teams Up With Wellington Firebirds

21 November 2014 1:42pm | Cricket Wellington

Mighty Ape, NZ's number one online retailer, has joined with Cricket Wellington as the naming rights partner for the Wellington Firebirds, for the remainder of the Georgie Pie Super Smash Twenty20 competition. The team will be officially named as ..... More >>

19. $1k competition in quest to find NZ's greatest ginger beard

12 November 2014 12:12pm | Brand Evolution Ltd

Do YOU have New Zealand's greatest ginger beard? $1,000 competition in quest to find New Zealand's greatest ginger beard. .. More >>

20. Kawerau Christmas in the Park 2014 Lineup Announced

24 November 2014 9:29am | Kawerau Christmas in the Park

Festive celebrations will set Kawerau a light next month with Kawerau Christmas in the Park on Saturday 13 December at Prideaux Park. The electric Howie Morrison (Jnr.) Trio and X Factor finalist Whenua Patuwai will headline this year's event... More >>

21. Former MAINZ students shine at music awards

23 November 2014 4:01pm | MAINZ

The Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ) congratulates former students who enjoyed a big night at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards this week. .. More >>

22. Symbol of Bicultural Journey Discovered

23 November 2014 4:03pm | Anglican Diocese of Auckland

A bishop's crozier, carved to celebrate a centenary, will be returned to Maori 100 years later at a church service in Auckland this evening. .. More >>

23. New light shed on Christchurch's Victoria Square

24 November 2014 11:36am | Canterbury University Press

Unravelling the rich history of one of Christchurch's iconic precincts is the focus of the latest book from Canterbury University Press (CUP). .. More >>

24. Photos: Whitecliffe Fashion Show Hits The Catwalk!

26 November 2008 4:57pm | Spectator

Photo-Essay: Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design recently held its annual fashion show on the catwalk at the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland. Here is a photo essay including entries from Whitecliffe's Bachelor of Fine Arts students... More >>

25. Stan Walker Sings Te Reo for Maori Language Week

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

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

26. 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 >>

27. The Someday Challenge 2014 Winners

24 November 2014 9:13am | Connected Media

This year's 20 Winning Films in The Outlook for Someday sustainability film challenge are released today at www.theoutlookforsomeday.net Made by individuals and teams from 7 to 24 years old, the films demonstrate impressive storytelling skills and ..... More >>

28. Stress Pandemic by Paul Huljich - Two USA Best Book Golds

24 November 2014 12:00pm | Mwella Publishing

November 24, 2014- New Zealand born Author and leading stress management expert, Paul Huljich has just won two Gold for the USA Best Books awards 2014, for his Amazon best-selling book, Stress Pandemic, 9 Natural Steps to Break the Cycle of Stress ..... More >>

29. Santa Claus is Coming to Town - With the Wife

24 November 2014 2:34pm | Elephant Publicity

ASB Bank and Waterfront Auckland are delighted to be bringing ASB Santa's Bach back to life in Wynyard Quarter this festive season. Santa and his elves have once again decided to ditch the cold and join us for a classic kiwi Christmas by the sea. ..... More >>

30. The Rolling Stones: New Auckland Date, Hunters & Collectors

15 April 2014 4:38pm | Frontier Touring Company

It's the news New Zealand has been waiting for. The Rolling Stones today confirmed the rescheduled dates and venues for both the Australian and New Zealand legs of their highly anticipated '14 On Fire' tour. Now, Frontier Touring is also delighted ..... More >>

31. Netsky announces DJ Set at Hawea Hotel

17 September 2014 3:40pm | Rhythm Group

Rhythm Group entertainment is excited to announce that drum & bass heavyweight Netsky will be playing a one off DJ set at Wanaka's Lake Hawea Hotel on December 28th. .. More >>

32. NZ's Next Top Sausage winner announced

29 September 2014 12:27pm | Convergence

Porirua resident Amy Sok (30) has been crowned as the winner of New Zealand's Next Top Sausage competition, with her 'Sticky Ginger Beef' creation. .. More >>

33. Date Announced for the Block NZ 2014 Public Open Homes

06 October 2014 5:10pm | Mediaworks

TV3 is inviting viewers to visit The Block NZ houses, with one public event on Saturday 25 October (Labour weekend). .. More >>

34. Susan Te Kahurangi King's art in New York and Auckland

04 November 2014 5:11pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Aucklander Susan Te Kahurangi King's art will be exhibited simultaneously in New York and Auckland. New Zealand's first Outsider Art Fair in Auckland from 21 to 23 November will include work by Susan King while Andrew Edlin, Director of the New ..... More >>

35. Deep Dive to Be Broadcast Nationwide

05 November 2014 2:55pm | Steinlager Pure

William Trubridge, a freediving 15 times world record holding New Zealander, will be pushing himself to extreme limits of physical and mental endurance as he attempts to break his own current world record for an unassisted free dive... More >>

36. Record numbers for the 70th anniversary of Round the Bridges

21 November 2014 11:49am | Round the Bridges

The weather held off for the fun run event on Sunday which attracted a record 6,241 adults and kids, 2000 more than last year. .. More >>

37. Korero Mai Ki Ahau - Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 November 2014

22 November 2014 10:30am | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Saturday 22 November - This week the Waitangi Tribunal released its stage one report on Te Paparahi o te Raki claims, looking at what rangatira may have intended when they signed the Treaty of Waitangi at the Bay of Islands and Hokianga in February ..... More >>

38. Young Netball Central Zone Shooters to Learn from the Best

24 November 2014 11:36am | Netball Central

Young Netball Central Zone Shooters to Learn from the Best Media Release 24 November 2014 .. More >>

39. 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 >>

40. 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 >>

41. Nick Cave Sold Out New Zealand shows 2014

04 July 2014 12:39pm | Mystery Girl Presents

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

42. 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 >>

43. Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular Materialises in Auckland

05 August 2014 12:19pm | BBC Worldwide

Smash hit Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular returns to New Zealand with a brand new show in 2015, performing for the first time in Auckland. It follows Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular 's performance earlier this year in Wellington, as part of the New ..... More >>

44. 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 >>

45. New Zealand Spirits Win in Big Hong Kong Trade Show

20 November 2014 12:22pm | Waiwera Group

Locally-made Vodka, Gin and Rum have won Silver Medals at the prestigious Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair. "The Waiwera Group was the only New Zealand exhibitor at the show," says CEO Lloyd Brown, "so it was really gratifying to ..... More >>

46. Aucklanders of many faiths gathering to honour Mother Teresa

21 November 2014 12:59pm | Mother Teresa Inter Faith Committee

The Mother Teresa Inter Faith Committee invites everyone to honour one of the 20th century's greatest figures, Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Among those on the committee are representatives of the Hindu, Muslim, Buddhists, Christians, Sikhs and Zoroastrians ..... More >>

47. Burling and Tuke named for New Zealand Sailing's Top Honour

22 November 2014 11:25am | Yachting New Nealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have taken New Zealand's top honour in sailing for two years running after being named as 2014 House of Travel Sailor of the Year at tonight's Awards ceremony in Auckland. .. More >>

48. NZ farming film premiere, Wellington, November 25

24 November 2014 9:19am | Organic Systems Ltd

The documentary Family Farming in New Zealand - our stories has its world premiere in Wellington on Tuesday November 25. Directed by Hugh Macdonald, the film first traces the origins of family farming in New Zealand, then uses historic footage to ..... More >>

49. 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 >>

50. 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 >>

51. World' best prizefighters signed to compete in Super 8

03 March 2014 3:34pm | Sky Arena

European specialists join the world's biggest heavyweight boxing tournament - the last-man-standing SUPER 8 - in Auckland .. More >>

52. 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 >>

53. ASB Classic 2015 Player Announcement

17 September 2014 3:41pm | NZ Festival of Tennis

Organisers of the NZ Festival of Tennis are thrilled to announce that American rising star, Sloane Stephens, is confirmed for the ASB Classic 2015. .. More >>

54. 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 >>

55. 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Awards - The Winners

31 October 2014 11:14am | APRA - AMCOS

Tami Neilson and Joshua Neilson have won the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award with their song Walk (Back to Your Arms) . The soulful, retro-flavoured blues ballad was chosen as this year's winner by APRA's membership, made up of over 10,000 New ..... More >>

56. Miniature Hikes: Treasures of Backcountry Come to Wellington

05 November 2014 2:46pm | Kemi Niko and Co

This summer, artists Kemi & Niko, are bringing everything you love about the backcountry to Wellington. Their public art project, Miniature Hikes , is a series of seven miniature huts located across Wellington's diverse backyard. Hidden in the bush, at the beach ..... More >>

57. Website lets Kiwis solve mysteries of WW1 Aviation Heroes

11 November 2014 1:27pm | Museum of Transport and Technology

MOTAT has launched a new website that enables people to research and upload information about New Zealand's WW1 pilots and the students that trained at the country's first flying school... More >>

58. 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 >>

59. Dreams Lie Deeper

19 November 2014 9:43am | Satellite Media

Dreams Lie Deeper is the story of New Zealand musical icon Dave Dobbyn as he embarks on a very personal journey to create a new song in memory of the miners of Pike River. .. More >>

60. New Life for Old Building

20 November 2014 1:12pm | Snowy Waters Club

Stuck for a Christmas party idea this year? A Raetihi business has launched a unique way of attracting customers through its doors during what was once the 'quiet season.' .. More >>

61. Scholarship programme for creative young New Zealanders

20 November 2014 1:45pm | THE Marketing Company

Since 2004 THE Marketing Company has helped business owners grow their business dreams through training courses that get results. Now they have taken to helping young people follow their passions in a completely different way; by helping creative ..... More >>

62. Pakowhai - The Eye of Opotiki

20 November 2014 3:59pm | Te Mete

NZ Maori Artist, Te Mete, is on a mission to enhance and showcase the beauty that exists in the Whakatohea / Opotiki region. .. More >>

63. Alpha Gallery - "cheap as chips" group "cash and carry" show

21 November 2014 10:48am | Alpha Art Studio

Come and purchase your Christmas presents and spend a fun day with us, whilst supporting artists with intellectual disability and the studio that represents them. .. More >>

64. 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 iQToys.co.nz .. More >>

65. Wanganui: It rained on our parade but we didn't care

23 November 2014 8:59am | Mainstreet Wanganui

It may have rained on the Christmas Parade this year but organisers Mainstreet Wanganui say it did nothing to dampen the spirit of participants or the crowd who gathered for what proved to be a fantastic spectacle despite the weather. "It was always ..... More >>

66. Fairy tern crowned NZ Seabird of the Year

24 November 2014 1:16pm | Forest And Bird

Photo credit: David Hallett The fairy tern has won the New Zealand Seabird of the Year poll, after three weeks of close competition. The poll is run by the independent conservation charity Forest & Bird. The fairy tern and the Fiji petrel traded ..... More >>

67. Plain English Awards announce clear finalists

24 November 2014 3:01pm | Consumer

Who's the clearest of them all? Which organisation best understands the need for clarity in communication? .. More >>

68. New Biography Of Queen Salote Of Tonga

20 September 2000 1:10pm | Otago University Press

Some public figures have a charisma that makes them stand out above others. Queen Salote Tupou III of Tonga was one such person. She had considerable mana not just in Tonga but also in the wider Pacific and even further afield... More >>

69. Winning Low-Allergy Garden Design Unveiled

15 November 2005 4:50pm | Ellerslie Flower Show

Flixonase and the Ellerslie Flower Show today unveiled the winning garden resulting from the Flixonase Secondary Schools Low-Allergy Garden Competition, presented by the Ellerslie Flower Show... More >>

70. '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 >>

71. Rolling Stones - 14 On Fire in Aus/NZ - Auckland 5 April

04 December 2013 9:30am | Mushroom Promotions

Hot on the heels of the news that The Rolling Stones will open Adelaide Oval, comes confirmation of another five spectacular Rolling Stones shows for Australia and New Zealand. Frontier Touring & AEG Live today unveil a string of very special ONE NIGHT ..... More >>

72. TV3 Launches Contestant Search for the Block NZ 3

09 December 2013 12:49pm | Mediaworks

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

73. Epic Pasifika love poem published by CUP

19 March 2014 3:58pm | University of Canterbury

An epic love poem described as "a precocious masterpiece" and "one of the great poems of Oceania produced in the last century" is to be published in a new edition this month by Canterbury University Press... More >>

74. MKTO Announce New Zealand Concert at Pepsi Party House

16 April 2014 1:45pm | Pepsi

International pop stars MKTO have announced a free one-off New Zealand concert, at the first party at the Pepsi Party House on the 4th of May in Auckland. .. More >>

75. Ur Boi Bangs live in New Zealand

25 April 2014 3:29pm | Wellington Concerts Ltd

South-Sudanese rapper Ur Boi Bangs will perform two intimate shows in Auckland and Wellington on the 7th and 8th of May, following strong demand from fans on social media... More >>

76. 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 >>

77. The Seekers

13 August 2014 9:59am | Skip Ink

** The ONLY surviving chart-topping band from the 60s, anywhere in the world, with all the original founding members ** ** See The Seekers live on stage for two hours performing their biggest chart topping hits "Georgy Girl", "I'll Never ..... More >>

78. "A Knight to Remember" Tribute to Sir Howard Morrison

25 August 2014 11:16am | Ticketmaster

The legacy of the late Sir Howard Morrison will be celebrated next month on the fifth anniversary of his death in a two-hour show - A Knight to Remember - featuring guest artists closely linked to his long career. .. More >>

79. The Loft, Wellington's newest top secret place

01 September 2014 10:59am | Szinergia Digital

A new top secret place is opening above, almost kitty-cornered to Meow. We'd like to think it'll be the cat's meow, but you'll need to find out for yourself when it officially opens on Sunday, 28 September... More >>

80. Auckland Nick Cave appearance for Q&A

04 September 2014 1:06pm | Trigger Marketing

We are thrilled to announce on behalf of Madman Entertainment a very special screening of 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH with an exclusive Nick Cave appearance for a Q&A following the film, will be hosted in Auckland on Saturday December 6. Please find details ..... More >>

81. Past And Future Silver Ferns at AIMS Games

09 September 2014 2:22pm | NZCT AIMS

With her tall figure giving her a clear view, former Silver Ferns shooter Irene van Dyk could see the future of her sport etched bright and bold. .. More >>

82. Journey's End - Ellerslie Theatrical Society

13 October 2014 10:55am | Ellerslie Theatrical Society

"profoundly moving ... straight from the heart. ~ The Guardian By the beginning of 1918, although Germany was winning the war in the east, its forces were running out of matériel and its civilians out of food. The German High Command knew that ..... More >>

83. Take the sniff test at Highwic's Sweet Pea Festival

22 October 2014 3:39pm | Heritage New Zealand

Visitors to this year's Sweet Pea Festival at Highwic - the Newmarket property cared for by Heritage New Zealand - will be invited to take a sniff test. Internationally renowned horticulturist and leading Sweet Pea breeder, Dr Keith Hammett, will be ..... More >>

84. The Block Nz Homes to Go under the Hammer

30 October 2014 8:51pm | Mediaworks NZ Ltd

The Block Nz Homes to Go under the Hammer Kiwi audiences have been watching closely over the past twelve weeks and now The Block NZ houses are on the market and ready to go under the auctioneer's hammer, deciding who will win the top-rating series. ..... More >>

85. Shanghai tale wins Asia NZ Foundation story competition

31 October 2014 12:49pm | Asianz

Shanghai tale wins Asia New Zealand Foundation short story competition Auckland writer Heidi North-Bailey has won the Asia New Zealand Foundation's 20th Anniversary short story competition with a love story set in Shanghai. North-Bailey's story ..... More >>

86. New All Blacks jersey gets team's seal of approval

06 November 2014 11:30am | Adidas

More than two years in the making, adidas has today unveiled the most technologically-advanced and blackest All Blacks jersey ever, four days before the highly anticipated match against England... More >>

87. Shakespeare, Steampunk style

10 November 2014 3:02pm | Stagecraft

Stagecraft Theatre will be presenting Shakespeare's play, The Tempest, with a Steampunk-styled twist from 19 November, at the Gryphon Theatre, in Ghuznee Street - just in time to co-incide with the Aethercon 2014 Steampunk Convention... More >>

88. Four NZ writers selected for 2015 residencies

11 November 2014 11:21am | Michael King Writers'Centre

The Michael King Writers' Centre today announced the four writers who have been awarded residencies at the Devonport writers' retreat in 2015. The four writers will explore diverse aspects of New Zealand life and culture - from Māori spirituality, ..... More >>

89. Jimmy Barnes Tour Starts in Two Weeks

11 November 2014 12:07pm | Mushroom Group

Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes kicks off his national 30:30 Hindsight tour in two weeks time at Hamilton's Claudeland's Arena. Tickets are available from just $65 in Hamilton, Auckland and Christchurch... More >>

90. Mosaic Music nominated for Best Gospel Christian Album

19 November 2014 2:10pm | Mosaic Music

Mosaic Music has been nominated for Best Gospel Christian Album in the 2014 NZ Vodafone Music Awards with their second album 'You Surround'. .. More >>

91. Jono And Ben Celebrate TV3's 1/2 Half Century

19 November 2014 4:01pm | TV3

Jono And Ben Celebrate TV3's 1/2 Half Century TV3's 25th birthday is a huge occasion. In honour of this, Jono, Ben, Guy and Rose have been allowed an extra 30 minutes of airtime and an earlier slot for their extravaganza Jono and Ben Celebrate ..... More >>

92. Massey historians ensure Anzacs in US war books

21 November 2014 10:42am | Massey University

Massey military historians have ensured the story of New Zealand and Australiain soldiers is well-represented in an American publisher's five-volume set of encyclopedias on World War I... More >>

93. Thirty exhibition to open on World AIDS Day

21 November 2014 10:54am | Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Auckland presents Thirty, a moving image exhibition that illuminates the early years of HIV AIDS, explores changing community attitudes and responses, and acknowledges those that have passed... More >>

94. Forget the man drought, New Zealand is facing a mate drought

21 November 2014 11:04am | Intrepid Travel

New research released today reveals Kiwis admit they're in the market for more mates - with more than 1 in 3 (34%) of us having fewer friends than we'd like. The 'Mate Metre' research, from leading adventure travel company Intrepid Travel, ..... More >>

95. Kiwis Can Now Watch Every Live Game of French Top 14 Rugby

24 November 2014 12:29pm | Coliseum Sports Media

For the First Time Ever Kiwis Can Now Watch Every Live Game of the Internationally Acclaimed French Top 14 Rugby .. More >>

96. National Judo Champs, Wellington June 2 - 4 2001

10 May 2001 4:29pm | Unknown

National Judo Champs, Wellington June 2 - 4 2001 Walter Nash Stadium, Tocker St, Lower Hutt Some of New Zealands top Judo exponents will compete in the National Judo Championships to be held over Queens Birthday Weekend... More >>

97. Indigenous martial arts club grading in Wellington

23 May 2003 4:59pm | Rangataua o Aotearoa Maori Martial Cultural Arts

This Queen's birthday weekend Rangataua o Aotearoa will host its annual whakaroherohe/gradings in Wellington... More >>

98. Keeping Up With The Jones Boy

21 November 2003 10:49am | Springs Speedway

A combative fortnight in Australia has given former sprint car national champion Kerry Jones added confidence that he'll be the driver to beat in Springs Speedway's new National Series... More >>

99. 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 >>

100. Finalists Chosen For Kapa Haka Showdown Today

25 February 2007 9:37am | Te Matatini Festival

FINALISTS CHOSEN FOR KAPA HAKA SHOWDOWN TODAY Six finalists have been announced for Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 2007's finals today. They are Te Whanau a Apanui, Te Waka Huia, Opotiki Mai Tawhiti, Tauira Mai Tawhiti, Ruatahuna Kakahu ..... More >>

 

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