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And the winner is...

Friday, 21 November 2014, 5:30 pm | Sky Arena

22 year old event manager, Brittany Shazell, is going to party like a rock star at the Mahindra SUPER 8 / SUPER FIGHT NIGHT tomorrow night in Auckland. More >>

ASAP Shapes

Friday, 21 November 2014, 5:08 pm | Fiero interactive

Introducing ASAP Shapes, an incredibly fast paced mobile puzzle game from Fiero Interactive which releases on Friday 21st November at 12:00. More >>

YouTube Music Awards presented by Kia back for encore

Friday, 21 November 2014, 4:56 pm | Kia Motors

Music lovers in New Zealand can join millions of others worldwide to vote for their favourite artists when the YouTube Music Awards (YTMAs), exclusively presented by Kia Motors, take place again in 2015. More >>

The Goonies Debut at Wellington's drive-in cinema

Friday, 21 November 2014, 4:48 pm | Firefly Cinemas

One of the most requested movies at Wellington's drive-in cinema, The Goonies, is making its debut at Firefly Cinemas which runs the drive-in at Trentham Racecourse. More >>

Frances Denz on what is community?

Friday, 21 November 2014, 3:29 pm | ElderNet

Frances has been instrumental in helping entrepreneurs establish more than 4000 businesses since 1986. She is an authority on business start-ups and regional economic development and is a keynote speaker at conferences internationally. Frances is the co-founder ... More >>

Running for Coromandel’s Kauri Groves

Friday, 21 November 2014, 3:14 pm | MDJ Media

Running for Coromandel’s Kauri Groves Two hundred years ago the Coromandel Peninsula was one great Kauri grove. This weekend a unique mountain running event promises to help bring them back, and some of New Zealand’s best runners have come out in ... More >>

Response to AC35 venue speculation

Friday, 21 November 2014, 3:11 pm | Emirates Team New Zealand

Responding to unconfirmed reports that Bermuda had won the right to host the 35th America’s Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton said the team had not been told of a decision. “We have been invited to a press conference to be held ... More >>

Top 10 Toys for Christmas 2014

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:22 pm | 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 >>

Latinaotearoa Album Release: Latinaotearoa in Latinoamerica

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:04 pm | Martyn Pepperell

Auckland-based trio Latinaotearoa are set to release the anticipated follow up to their debut album 'Sonido de Latinaotearoa' through Mucho Aroha Music. Conceptualised in Brazil and featuring another influential line up of guests, Latinaotearoa in Latinoamerica ... More >>

What Does Super Jonny Do When Mum Gets Sick?

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:03 pm | Sick Mom

There is a new picture book on the market written to help families with a sick loved one. More >>

Boxers Battle Asthma, One Bid at a Time

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:54 pm | Sky Arena

While SUPER 8 boxers are taking a few final deep breaths before entering the SUPER FIGHT NIGHT arena, more than half a million Asthmatic kiwis face a battle to draw breath each day. More >>

Major Support for China-NZ Screen Collaboration

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today welcomed the signing of the New Zealand-China Television Co-Production Agreement and announced two initiatives to further support feature film and television collaboration between the two countries. More >>

Lorde reigns supreme at 2014 VNZMAs

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:45 pm | 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 >>

Mighty Ape Teams Up With Wellington Firebirds

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:42 pm | 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 >>

Thriller Live makes West End history

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:36 pm | Skip Ink

THRILLER LIVE , a spectacular concert production that celebrates the music of the world’s greatest entertainer, Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five has played in London’s West End six capacity years since 2009, and last month entered the record ... More >>

Rickshaw Andy’s doing it for the kids

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:26 pm | Heart Kids

One man is confident he’ll be among the last to finish the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge on November 29th and he’s going to do it in style, in a rickshaw and for a fantastic cause. More >>

Aucklanders of many faiths gathering to honour Mother Teresa

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:59 pm | 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 >>

World Cup Silver for Para-Snowboarder Carl Murphy

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:53 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

A World Cup silver medal has signalled that para-snowboarder Carl Murphy (Wanaka) is on his way back to top competitive form. Murphy won his second podium spot overnight (NZ time) at the two-day International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banked slalom event ... More >>

ALEXANDER WILDWOOD South Of No North

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:32 pm | Rythym Method

It’s been a busy year for Alexander Wildwood, the musician from Tauranga. For a relatively unknown artist, Wildwood’s music's is already making big waves - having been chosen to support Australia's Boy & Bear on their sold out New Zealand tour ... More >>

Presbyterian Support East Coast opposing family violence

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:18 pm | 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 >>

Homes for Unsung Heroes - Building houses for insects

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:10 pm | Homes for Unsung Heroes

Cats may run the Internet but insects rule the world. And just in case they plan to take it over, I want to be on the winning side. Therefore, I will be building a number of insect homes to provide our potential insect overlords with the shelter ... More >>

NZ’s Elite Coaches to Receive More Support

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:06 pm | Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to announce a new High Performance Coach Programme to support the development of high performance Netball coaches in New Zealand. More >>

Mondiale Auckland Aces will face the Wellington Firebirds

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:04 pm | Auckland Cricket

The Mondiale Auckland Aces will face the Wellington Firebirds with a much changed side that includes the addition of overseas professional Luke Wright to their line-up. More >>

Popular Pixie Town Opening Soon

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:54 am | Dunedin City Council

Christmas arrives at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum when Pixie Town opens on Saturday, 6 December. Visitors will be able to enjoy the historic exhibition, visit Santa and have their photo taken, make Christmas crafts, dress up like a pixie or relax with ... More >>

Whitireia Commercial Dance Show Listing

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:54 am | Whitireia

FRAMED- Dance inspired by art. Come along to see the Graduating students of Whitireia’s Commercial Dance Diploma perform a vibrant collection of dance pieces inspired by art. Thursday 27th- Saturday 29th 7pm and Saturday 29th at 3pm. Go to www.thetheatre.co.nz ... More >>

Record numbers for the 70th anniversary of Round the Bridges

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:49 am | 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 >>

More Formula One cars for 2015 Festival of Motor Racing

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:21 am | NZFMR

At least six Formula One cars - all unique and significant in their own ways - will run in an expanded F1 demonstration section at the forthcoming Gulf Oil Howden Ganley Formula 5000 Festival which takes place at Hampton Downs over two weekends in January. More >>

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

Friday, 21 November 2014, 11:04 am | 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 >>

Thirty exhibition to open on World AIDS Day

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:54 am | 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 >>

Alpha Gallery - "cheap as chips” group “cash and carry” show

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:48 am | 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 >>

Massey historians ensure Anzacs in US war books

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:42 am | 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 >>

Get Active in Tahiti with Blood-Pumping Adventure Packages

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:34 am | Air Tahiti Nui

New Zealanders can surf, putt, fish, dive and sail their way around the Islands of Tahiti in 2015, with new adventure packages serving up an idyllic tropical escape with a side of adrenaline. More >>

Submissions Open for Southern Hemispheres’ Largest Cabaret

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:07 am | Your Theatrics

The Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest (YTICC), previously the Australian Cabaret Showcase, will once again undertake heats in major cities across Australia and New Zealand in January 2015. The 12th annual contest will offer contestants a ... More >>

Art in the Dark - video, snaps and more!

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 5:33 pm | Art In The Dark

Through rain, wind, storms, and sun, Art in the Dark lit up Western Park in spectacular style last week! Now the event is all packed up and we've all caught up on our sleep, its time to share some photos and video and finish up our Boosted campaign . More >>

Get Set for world-class hospitality and entertainment

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 5:29 pm | NZ Festival of Tennis

Get Set for world-class hospitality and entertainment at the NZ Festival of Tennis MASU, The Grill by Sean Connolly, Peking Duk, Jupiter Project and more After an incredibly successful inaugural year, the NZ Festival of Tennis is set to wow the senses for ... More >>

Shane Cotton: Blank Geometry

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 5:03 pm | Michael Lett

Michael Lett is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Shane Cotton. In Blank Geometry Cotton offers a suite of new works on paper, many of which deploy his signature forms of the past few years: ambiguous texts; birds being stretched ... More >>

Fresh and frugal markets

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 4:29 pm | Oily Rag

It's been too long since we have reminded readers abut the pleasures of local markets. Spring seems like a great time of the year to do so - when fresh produce is abundant and cheap. More >>

New Zealanders move to mobile job searching and applications

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 4:15 pm | Hays

New Zealanders are increasingly using mobile devices when looking for a new job. A survey of 550 New Zealanders by recruiting experts Hays shows that job seekers still do most of their job searching on their desktop, but a growing number are using ... More >>

Pakowhai – The Eye of Opotiki

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:59 pm | 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 >>

Students Raise Over $4,000 For The Cancer Society

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:56 pm | Lion Foundation

A group of Nelson College for Girls year 13 students who formed a business as part of the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme say the $4,700 they have raised for The Cancer Society is just the tip of the iceberg for their successful venture. More >>

Outstanding acts for next year - Arts On Tour NZ 2015

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:42 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Now entering its 31st year, Arts On Tour NZ is proud of touring some of the country’s best performers to the smaller centres of the country. This year, AOTNZ is particularly pleased with its line-up. More >>

Firebirds squad for 4th Weekend of Georgie Pie Super Smash

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:39 pm | Cricket Wellington

The Wellington Firebirds squad to play in the fourth round of the Georgie Pie Super Smash at Westpac Stadium on Friday 21 November (against Auckland Aces), Saturday 22 November (against Canterbury Kings) and Sunday 23 November (against Central Stags) ... More >>

When Sleep is a Nightmare: Helping Parents at Wits’ End

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 2:10 pm | The Parenting Place

Parents of young children are increasingly asking for help to deal with children who are difficult to settle to sleep at night. Jenny Hale, Family Coach at The Parenting Place, regularly talks with parents who are fighting a losing battle against later ... More >>

When sleep is a nightmare: Helping parents at their wits’ en

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 2:09 pm | The Parenting Place

Parents of young children are increasingly asking for help to deal with children who are difficult to settle to sleep at night. Jenny Hale, Family Coach at The Parenting Place, regularly talks with parents who are fighting a losing battle against later ... More >>

Isaac Theatre Royal Restoration Celebration

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:59 pm | Loop

Radio Hauraki Presents the Isaac Theatre Royal Restoration Celebration with Fly My Pretties & the Nudge More >>

Scholarship programme for creative young New Zealanders

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:45 pm | 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 >>

New Life for Old Building

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:12 pm | 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 >>

Tours & tickets - J Mascis / Neneh Cherry / Andrew Fagan

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:01 pm | Plus1

Tickets go on sale 9am today for all NZ concerts from Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis. Plus1 is delighted to present J in solo mode for shows in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and (late addition) Dunedin! More >>

All-girl Johnny Cash tribute band to play at Out in the Park

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:52 pm | Out in the Square

Out Wellington Incorporated is proud to announce The Johnnys, the world’s first and only all-girl Johnny Cash tribute band is the headline act for Out in the Park 2015. More >>

McLean Aims to Improve on Strong Rookie Season

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:49 pm | Thomas McClean Racing

Earlier this year Whangarei driver Thomas McLean won Rookie of the Year and the much coveted TQ Midget B Grade Championship at Western Springs Speedway. More >>

Standby For Auckland Fringe Fever

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:35 pm | Auckland Fringe

Can you hear the noise? It’s the undeniable buzz of Auckland Fringe, which is about to carve up new space in Tamaki Makaurau with its next installment in 2015. Expect bold-and-ballsy drama, wildly frenetic dance and genre-busting street performance ... More >>

New Zealand Spirits Win in Big Hong Kong Trade Show

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:22 pm | 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 >>

Infinite possibilities of the creative mind

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:18 pm | North Tec

Opening on the 27th of November at NorthTec’s Geoff Wilson gallery, graduate exhibition ‘Exit Strategy’ is the grand finale event for third year students in the Bachelor of Applied Arts degree programme in Whangarei. These emerging artists have whole-heartedly ... More >>

Broods Evergreen Tour 2015

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:10 pm | Mushroom Group

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

Kiwi-made documentary takes on the best of Asia

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:07 pm | The Attitude Group

A New Zealand documentary focusing on understanding autism has been nominated for an award at the 2014 Asian Television Awards. More >>

Stella Artois Announces Winner of 2014 NZ Draught Masters

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:06 pm | Stella Artois

Lori Wallace, from De Fontein Belgian Beer Café in Mission Bay Auckland, has claimed victory and has been crowned the official Stella Artois Draught Master for New Zealand. More >>

One-night-only screening of films by Harun Farocki

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:06 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A one-night-only screening of three films by the late Harun Farocki, a German media artist, critic, editor and curator, will be shown at the Light House Cinema Cuba next Wednesday 26 November. More >>

One-night screening of films by media artist Harun Farocki

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:03 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A one-night-only screening of three films by the late Harun Farocki, a German media artist, critic, editor and curator, will be shown at the Light House Cinema Cuba next Wednesday 26 November. More >>

Upcoming Show at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:01 pm | Academy of Fine Arts - Wellington

The New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts presents the members’ summer show. A fantastic selection of art of all styles and types themed around our love for the water, and our waterfront. All works are for sale. More >>

Waipareira Super10s Sports Challenge is here

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:49 am | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Over 400 men, women and children will take part in the Waipareira Super10s Sports Challenge this weekend. On Saturday at the Waitemata Rugby Club in Swanson Road, Henderson, teams will compete for the ultimate accolade – to become the Waipareira ... More >>

 

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