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1. Jono And Ben to Bring Vanilla Ice to NZ

09 October 2014 5:35pm | Mediaworks

'Jono and Ben at Ten' and The Rock are bringing 90s rap icon Vanilla Ice to New Zealand for a one-off concert at Auckland's Powerstation on Friday 24th October, thanks to V's 'Give it a V' campaign... More >>

2. Jim Hickey to Retire

24 October 2014 2:23pm | TVNZ

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

3. 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 >>

4. 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 >>

5. Lorde Voted Best New Zealand Act at 2014 MTV EMA

24 October 2014 2:47pm | Eckfactor

The 2014 Mtv Ema Premieres on Monday November 10 From 8am Nzt on Mtv, Sky Channel 014 .. More >>

6. Richard Dean Anderson to Attend Armageddon this October

10 July 2014 12:09pm | Armageddon Expo

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

7. Junior chef acknowledged for cuisine and charity

23 October 2014 5:28pm | Attitude Trust

Nicholas Brockelbank is mixing up inspiration in his Cambridge kitchen, despite being only 12-years-old. Following a recipe for success, this junior foodie is creating delicious food and publishing cookbooks, while giving back to his community... More >>

8. Ford Takes The Lead For NZ's 2014 Mustang Convention

03 March 2014 2:54pm | Ford New Zealand

Ford Motor Company of New Zealand Ltd and the Canterbury Mustang Owners' Club Inc have confirmed that Ford New Zealand will take the role as the primary sponsor of this year's national Mustang convention being held in Christchurch over Labour ..... More >>

9. Auckland Theatre Company presents Sons by Victor Rodger

23 September 2014 1:49pm | Auckland Theatre Company

Rising young television and film actor Beulah Koale stars in Auckland Theatre Company's production of award-winning playwright Victor Rodger's entertaining and emotionally gripping play Sons ... More >>

10. Tickets Snapped up for Jono & Ben's Ice Bucket Challenge

23 October 2014 4:33pm | Mediaworks

A capacity crowd will witness Jono & Ben's Vanilla Ice Bucket Challenge, at the Powerstation in Auckland this Friday. A limited amount of free tickets to the event were snapped up in less than three minutes last week via The Rock's website... More >>

11. CityUps - Christchurch as the city of the future

04 September 2014 11:22am | FESTA

On 25 October, the people of Christchurch can be part of the city of the future - both physical and virtual - imagined and created by the next generation of architects. Over 250 New Zealand architecture students will transform two blocks of Christchurch's ..... More >>

12. The Block Nz Adds to the Action in 2014

12 August 2014 2:36pm | TV3

TV3 announced today that their top-rating show The Block NZ will screen an additional episode each week when series three premieres on August 26th at 7.30pm. .. More >>

13. New Kiwi book tackles early literacy

21 October 2014 3:50pm | Ako Books

Literacy in early childhood education is a hot topic, a nationwide focus that prompted two Auckland women to create a uniquely Kiwi book aimed at early childhood educators, parents and whānau... More >>

14. SKYCITY's Federal Street Festival to celebrate streetscape

24 October 2014 1:01pm | SKYCITY

SKYCITY is poised to celebrate the new-look Federal Street with a free public festival kicking off at 4:30pm on Friday, November 7 featuring live entertainment, bars and complimentary tasters cooked by some of Auckland's best restaurants... More >>

15. University Challenge Primed to Return

24 October 2014 11:24am | Prime TV

Twenty-five years since last on New Zealand television, University Challenge, the general knowledge contest among New Zealand universities, is set for a return next month with a brand new series screening on Prime... More >>

16. 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 >>

17. Third Thursday featuring Songwriter Circle

30 September 2014 4:54pm | Museum Of Wellington City and Sea

The Museum of Wellington City & Sea hosts its second Songwriter Circle , part of its popular Third Thursday Series. From 7pm on Thursday 15 October, the Museum turns the spotlight on folk music with New Zealand musicians Sam Prebble, Mark Sommerville ..... More >>

18. NHNZ returns to local seas for Blue-Chip Ocean Series

21 October 2014 4:32pm | NHNZ

In a first for New Zealand television, the stories of our local marine creatures are profiled in an NHNZ produced six part blue-chip series, Our Big Blue Backyard, premiering next week on TV1. Our Big Blue Backyard presents an intimate portrayal ..... More >>

19. Devilskin Announce 'Surrender' Summer Tour

23 October 2014 11:44am | Trigger Marketing

New Zealand's most explosive rock band, the incomparable Devilskin hit the road again for the country's hottest summer tour - proudly supported by The Rock. It's the party to be at this summer, catch their stunning live show at the following ..... More >>

20. 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 >>

21. Filming Underway On Maori Action Epic the Dead Lands

10 December 2013 12:11pm | Joint Press Release

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

22. 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 >>

23. Death of Ewen Gilmour

03 October 2014 2:29pm | Elephant Publicity

"Ewen was a much loved and cherished member of our family, he was a larger than life character and by his very nature was kind, generous and always giving of his time to those who asked for his help... More >>

24. Christchurch up for gold at walking and cycling awards

23 October 2014 2:09pm | 2WALKandCYCLE

Gold medal Olympian cyclist Sarah Ulmer and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade Brown will be recognising New Zealand's champions for walking and cycling next week, when the winners of the national walking and cycling awards are announced on 29 October ..... More >>

25. Christmas in the Hutt details announced

24 October 2014 11:53am | Hutt City Council

With the festive season fast approaching, Hutt City Council is delighted to announce the date for the highly anticipated 2014 Les Mills Christmas in the Hutt. .. More >>

26. 'The Future Will Be Live' Labour Weekend in Christchurch

03 October 2014 5:15pm | FESTA

A glowing city made of jelly, a virtual performance in an ambient architectural space, water calligraphy workshops and a live, large-scale elevated city with a digital dimension are just some of diverse range of 'live' future scenarios open to people ..... More >>

27. Wellington's favourite faces cleaned up!

23 October 2014 3:48pm | Movember

Some of the best known upper lips in Wellington have taken up the Movember challenge to boldly grow a Mo in the name of men's health awareness for 30 days this November. .. More >>

28. New Book Showcases NZ's Mega Passion for Tattooing

01 October 2012 2:32pm | Oratia Media

New Zealanders are the most tattooed people in the world,* and the new book New Zealand Tattoo showcases the art form, its practitioners and its history. .. More >>

29. 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 >>

30. TVNZ Announces New Breakfast Host: Alison Pugh

14 February 2014 10:46am | TVNZ

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

31. Jenna Coleman will be Attending Armageddon this October

04 September 2014 3:00pm | Armageddon Expo

New Zealand's biggest pulp-culture event, the Armageddon Expo is proud to announce that stunning English actress Jenna-Louise Coleman will be attending the Auckland event at the ASB Showgrounds... More >>

32. UK Comedy Legend Returns

20 October 2014 9:40am | Elephant Publicity

"The funniest man in, well, pretty much all of the known universe..." The Los Angeles Times .. More >>

33. Highlighting the 2014 Queenstown JazzFest Concert Programme!

20 October 2014 3:06pm | ASB Queenstown Jazzfest

Legendary New Zealand jazz pianist, composer and bandleader Mike Nock and acclaimed Christchurch jazz and blues songstress Jennine Bailey are headlining this year's annual Queenstown JazzFest over Labour Weekend... More >>

34. AA Traveller launches fresh 101 Must Do's for summer

20 October 2014 3:32pm | AA Media Centre

Summer is coming and AA Traveller's 101 Must-Do's list is back with a new special compilation to help more of us find a few new holiday gems to enjoy. .. More >>

35. Thousands more business cards needed to build giant Sponge

21 October 2014 12:18pm | University of Auckland

New Zealand is taking part in a global event this weekend to build a Menger Sponge using 15 million business cards but local organisers say they are thousands of business cards short... More >>

36. Wotif reviewers reveal the top NZ family holidays

21 October 2014 2:03pm |

The school holidays are over and while the kids are back in class, Wotif has also been hard at work crunching the numbers and scouring feedback left by family travellers to reveal the best family apartments and holiday parks in New Zealand... More >>

37. First Safer Boating Week gets the message across

24 October 2014 11:50am | Maritime New Zealand

Real-life survival stories during New Zealand's first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says. .. More >>

38. NZRL National Competition 17 Years - Mark Graham Cup

21 September 2012 3:02pm | NZRL


39. DJ T-Rock and Squashy Nice - 'Getting Through' Album Release

20 November 2012 2:41pm | Why Records

After five years of silence the American producer duo consisting of DJ T-Rock (Travis Eller) and Squashy Nice (Joshua Montcalm) emerge with an exciting new album entitled 'Getting Through'. The boys have spent many hours locked in dusty basements, ..... More >>

40. Eliott Brookes Leaves Masterchef New Zealand

29 April 2013 10:45am | TV One

Eliott Brookes became the tenth contestant from the Top 16 to leave MasterChef New Zealand on Sunday 28th April (7.30 pm - 8.30 pm) on TV ONE. .. More >>

41. 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 >>

42. Perry Newburn running for Koru Care NZ

30 September 2014 10:32am | Koru Care New Zealand

Kiwi, Perry Newburn is running from New York City to Los Angeles in a bid to set a new Master's record and, helping kiwi kids at the same time. While running Newburn is raising funds for the New Zealand kids charity Koru Care New Zealand; who will ..... More >>

43. Fat Freddy's Drop: Slings And Arrows

03 October 2014 11:15am | The Label

Musical juggernaut Fat Freddy's Drop releasing Slings And Arrows, the first single from a new album. .. More >>

44. Direct from London's West End & Broadway LET IT BE

22 October 2014 10:15am | Elephant Publicity

Following a triumphant first official tour of the UK & Ireland and a successful 3 seasons in London's West End, LET IT BE, the international hit show celebrating the music of The Beatles, opens for the first time at Auckland's Civic Theatre ..... More >>

45. Auckland up for walking and cycling gold

23 October 2014 12:29pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Gold medal Olympian cyclist Sarah Ulmer and Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade Brown will be recognising New Zealand's champions for walking and cycling next week, when the winners of the national walking and cycling awards are announced on 29 October ..... More >>

46. Longest-running NZ book awards go from strength to strength

23 October 2014 1:44pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

New Zealand's current best children's book authors and illustrators will be revealed in June 2015, as LIANZA (The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) turns a fresh page in the illustrious history of its Children's Book Awards... More >>

47. NZV8 Touring Cars Back With a Vengeance

23 October 2014 2:20pm | NZV8 Touring Cars

The NZV8 Touring Cars promise a season to remember with an exciting line up of drivers and race meetings throughout the country including a return to Christchurch's Ruapuna circuit and the first appearance of the series at Hampton Downs just south of Auckland... More >>

48. Extraordinary Celebration of Arts for Everyone

24 October 2014 2:40pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland will be transformed with an explosion of theatre, music, cabaret, dance and visual arts sweeping across the region during Auckland Arts Festival, 4 - 22 March 2015... More >>

49. Angela Bloomfield Voted New Zealand's Best Breasts

21 August 2006 10:12am | Fayreform Lingerie

As part of the celebration of Fayreform National Breast Pride Week, Angela Bloomfield was announced the winner of the celebrity Best Breasts 2006. She was voted number one by the 1,500 women who took part in the recent Fayreform Annual Full Bust Survey... More >>

50. SPCA follow up statement to the HNZ State Housing Dog Policy

23 January 2014 6:25pm | RNZSPCA

In response to the RNZSPCA press release today, Housing New Zealand has informed us that there has been no change in HNZ policy regarding dogs During discussions, they assured Ric Odom, CEO RNZSPCA, that while tenants are generally discouraged ..... More >>

51. Circa Theatre presents Other Desert Cities

31 March 2014 1:52pm | Circa Theatre

A smart new play of high drama, serious laughter and dazzling repartee, Other Desert Cities was one of the hottest tickets in New York as Pulitzer Prize finalist and creator of hit TV series, Brothers & Sisters and contributor on The West Wing, Jon ..... More >>

52. Neil Diamond's HOT AUGUST NIGHT - Starring Peter Byrne

17 June 2014 1:48pm | The Publicity Machine

The day I see a better Diamond, will be the day the man himself appears on stage - The Mercury .. More >>

53. 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 >>

54. 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 >>

55. Kirsty Gunn, Martin Edmond and The Piketty Phenomenon

27 August 2014 11:08am | Bridget Williams Books

Williams Books is delighted to announce nationwide events for the BWB Texts programme in October - please join us! .. More >>

56. First Ticket Allocation Sold Out for Westfest 2015

19 September 2014 4:44pm | WestFest

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

57. Simon Denny recreates Kim Dotcom's personal effects

23 September 2014 12:43pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Who owns what? How has the internet changed our relation to the world? These are two of the many questions Simon Denny raises in the latest exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery, opening on Saturday 4 October... More >>

58. Spark And Spotify Are Coming to Rhythm & BW

03 October 2014 1:12pm | Rhythm and Vines

You may have noticed the new look Spark around town doing all sorts of cool things, from gift-dispensing ATM machines, emoji queues for the new iPhone 6, tickets to Live Nation shows such as Justin Timberlake (holla!), and of course, their official ..... More >>

59. Indoor Cricket World Cup kicks off this weekend

14 October 2014 11:11am | Hutt City Council

Hutt Indoor Sports Centre at Hutt Park is set to host around 350 players from seven countries for the 2014 Indoor Cricket World Cup. The tournament, which is held every three years, will run from Sunday 19-Saturday 25 October 2014, featuring over 100 ..... More >>

60. Diaries unlock life story of a seafaring man

16 October 2014 4:01pm | Halo Communications

The story of John Dracup has finally been published by his daughter Eleanor Bensemann in John S. Dracup, The life and times of a seafaring man . .. More >>

61. New Zealand School of Dance Graduation Season 2014

22 October 2014 4:28pm | The New Zealand School of Dance

This November the New Zealand School of Dance presents a Graduation Season reflecting the School's dedication to excellence and innovation. The Graduation Season is a rare opportunity to experience performance by the next generation of dance professionals, ..... More >>

62. StarJam Appoints Dr Libby Weaver as Patron

23 October 2014 10:43am | StarJam

Charity StarJam who provide performance opportunities for young people with disabilities, has appointed internationally acclaimed Nutritional Biochemist, author and speaker Dr Libby Weaver as Patron... More >>

63. SKYCITY contributes $50,000 to save Santa

23 October 2014 12:12pm | SKYCITY

SKYCITY has announced it will commit $50,000 to help keep the iconic Whitcoull's Santa on Auckland's Queen Street. SKYCITY CEO Nigel Morrison says the Santa is iconic to Auckland and SKYCITY is proud to be a good neighbour, pitching in to ensure ..... More >>

64. Exciting Entries for World Cup Opener

23 October 2014 2:24pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

One of the most important series in the New Zealand showjumping calendar gets under way at Hawke's Bay on Show on Friday. .. More >>

65. GASP! Give Artists' Space!

23 October 2014 2:27pm | Academy Galleries

Opening Night Friday 24 October Kicking off at 6pm with guest performance by Audrey Baldwin With this project the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts has aimed to provide emerging artists with the opportunity to develop their skills and practice as well ..... More >>

66. WOMAD 2015 Line-Up announcement

24 October 2014 2:37pm | WOMAD NZ

It's confirmed! Fresh from her jaw-dropping headlining performance at WOMAD UK, Sinead O'Connor will be exclusively joining 28 top-class music acts from around the world at WOMAD NZ March 13-15, 2015 .. More >>

67. Royal to spend day working at Huntly bakery

21 October 2005 5:03pm | Catwalk Trust

The Queen's granddaughter, Zara Phillips, is to visit Huntly next week (Thursday, October 27) to spend a day working at the River Mill Bakery... More >>

68. Roger Hall's Glide Time

26 May 2006 1:41pm | Silo Theatre

Roger Hall.s classic 1970s theatre piece GLIDE TIME is being revived in glorious beige by some of the biggest stars of the New Zealand stage, in a triumphant 30th Anniversary production... More >>

69. The Block NZ Homes Are Open to the Public This Weekend

18 October 2013 1:37pm | The Block NZ

TV3 is throwing open the doors of the most talked-about block in the country - The Block NZ Open Homes are this Saturday and Sunday (October 19 and 20), from 10am-2pm at the four properties located on the corner of Lake and Eversleigh Roads in Belmont ..... More >>

70. Al Jazeera's Documentary on Maori Gangs in NZ jails

06 November 2013 9:21am | Al Jazeera

101 East gets rare access inside New Zealand's prisons and criminal underworld, investigating the reasons into how this peaceful South Pacific nation has one of the highest rates of incarceration in the western world... More >>

71. 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 >>

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. Insurance adviser can reduce ACC levies for self-employed

28 January 2014 2:23pm | Media PA

AUCKLAND-BASED risk insurance adviser Leighton Kearins believes self-employed New Zealanders would be better off reducing their ACC levies and taking out income protection, medical and life insurance policies. Mr Kearins says statistics show New Zealanders ..... More >>

74. Jockey Official Sponsor of All Blacks and All Blacks Sevens

03 February 2014 10:32am | Jockey

There's not many who can lay claim to getting a team of rugby players down to their underwear, but Jockey has done just that, today announcing their new sponsorship with the All Blacks and All Blacks Sevens... More >>

75. 15-year-old Nakita Turner releases anti-bullying music video

14 March 2014 1:52pm | Zeal

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

76. ARROW Stars Heading to New Zealand for Armageddon Expo 2014

16 April 2014 4:46pm | Armageddon Expo

Stars from the hit TV series ARROW have confirmed they will be coming to New Zealand for the Armageddon Expo in Wellington from Saturday May 31st to Monday June 2nd following the earlier Hamilton event taking place on Saturday May 24th and Sunday May 25th... More >>

77. Jason Gunn to Join Lana Searle on More FM Christchurch Drive

30 May 2014 11:14am | Mediaworks

Jason Gunn is joining Lana Searle to co-host More FM's Christchurch Drive show. The Lana and Jase Drive Show will start on Tuesday 17 of June and run 4-6pm weekdays. .. More >>

78. 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 >>

79. 'Nick: An Accidental Hero'

12 June 2014 8:27pm | Festival Of Colour

Tickets go on sale on Monday for this incredible play, for one night only at Luggate Hall Friday 18 July. .. More >>

80. Mike Pero Sponsors Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic

16 July 2014 3:58pm | Mike Pero

Mike Pero Real Estate have taken the naming rights sponsorship for the Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic at Hampton Downs this Labour Weekend October 24-25-26. The Barry Sheene is a tribute meeting to one of the great characters of the Grand Prix arena ..... More >>

81. 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 >>

82. 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award - Top 20 Announced

07 August 2014 11:06am | APRA - AMCOS

APRA AMCOS are extremely proud to announce the Top 20 songs in line for the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award. The Top 20 songs were selected by a judging panel of APRA writer members, and now it's over to the 10,000 strong New Zealand APRA membership ..... More >>

83. Top NZ Musicians to Star In Jesus Christ Superstar

14 August 2014 3:30pm | Auckland Theatre Company

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

84. Opening at Enjoy: Breckon and Shaun Waugh, Two photographers

20 August 2014 1:31pm | Enjoy Art Gallery

Showcasing a range of techniques and processes used in contemporary photography, Two photographers presents a selection of photographs from Breckon's 'Real State' series alongside new works in the 'Covenant cut-outs' series by Shaun Waugh. ..... More >>

85. 7 Days' Hunt Underway for the Georgie Pie Comedy Apprentice

04 September 2014 2:46pm | Mediaworks

Hit series 7 Days has turned Kiwi comedians into national stars. Now Georgie Pie and TV3 are asking Kiwis to help them find a brand new comedian to join the 7 Days panel , with the Georgie Pie Comedy Apprentice. .. More >>

86. Gold Shines through for Villa Maria

17 September 2014 12:59pm | Villa Maria Estate

It was neck and neck in the wine regions for Villa Maria at this year's New Zealand International Wine Show with four gold medals each awarded to wines from Hawkes Bay and Marlborough. .. More >>

87. 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 >>

88. 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 >>

89. The Sound of Music - Opens To Rave Reviews in Wellington

18 September 2014 2:31pm | Skip Ink

THE SOUND OF MUSIC features an unforgettable score that includes some of the most famous songs ever performed on the musical stage including "My Favorite Things", "Edelweiss", "Do-Re-Mi", "Sixteen Going on Seventeen", "The Lonely ..... More >>

90. New Zealand Submits The Dead Lands to the 2015 Oscars

26 September 2014 5:45pm | New Zealand Film Commission

Toa Fraser's THE DEAD LANDS is New Zealand's submission for the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards. Every year the Academy invites countries to select and submit their best foreign language film for consideration. ..... More >>

91. 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 >>

92. Aaradhna Announces 'Sweet Soul Music' NZ Shows this October!

08 October 2014 10:47am | Frequency Media

Fresh from LA to New Zealand, leading soulful songstress Aaradhna is returning home this October for shows in Auckland, Tauranga and Rotorua. Taking her 'Sweet Soul Music Tour' on the road as part of a Labour Weekend Music Special, Aaradhna will ..... More >>

93. All Roads Lead to Taupo for MX Fest

14 October 2014 11:24am | Bikesport NZ

It is already one of the premier events on New Zealand's motocross calendar and now it's set to get even bigger. The traditional annual Labour Weekend motocross in Taupo once again looms large as the first major hit-out of the new season for ..... More >>

94. Vodafone charity sector drives new text donation service

15 October 2014 9:22am | Vodafone

Kiwis are some of the most generous people in the world, and now, making donations to their favourite New Zealand charities via a simple text is easier, thanks to a service launched today by the Vodafone New Zealand Foundation in partnership with ..... More >>

95. New Charitable Trust to Govern New Zealand Book Awards

15 October 2014 11:51am | New Zealand Book Awards

A new charitable trust has been formed to govern the prestigious New Zealand Book Awards and the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Major changes to the timing and to refresh the format of the awards are also underway... More >>

96. Centenary of WW1 Troops' Departure

15 October 2014 2:24pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

To mark the largest single departure of people to ever occur in New Zealand, the centenary of the departure of the first fleet of troop ships to the northern hemisphere, Wellington Harbour receives the Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails interpretative ..... More >>

97. WW100 commemorative pins

17 October 2014 2:35pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

If you wish to show your support for New Zealand's First World War centenary through wearing the WW100 lapel pin, you will be able to purchase one through the Returned Services Association or selected NZ Post outlets and NZ Post online... More >>

98. Introducing Darren Watson...the New Album

20 October 2014 9:36am | Delia Shanly

New Zealand musician Darren Watson is releasing his new album Introducing Darren Watson on 7 November. He plans to celebrate this with launch parties at Galatos in Auckland on 8 November then at San Fran in Wellington on 13 November... More >>

99. NZ achieves unprecedented profile in Chinese reality TV show

21 October 2014 11:06am | Tourism New Zealand

More than 400 million viewers across China tuned in for season two of Chinese reality show Dad, where are we going? featuring 217 minutes of celebrities travelling around New Zealand... More >>

100. Christchurch as global epicentre for creative urban renewal

21 October 2014 11:24am | FESTA

Christchurch is an exciting place to be this week in terms of creative and collective city-making. With the free, public and urban-scale Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) taking place over Labour Weekend and an engaging public programme on adaptive ..... More >>


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