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MARWIN GC32 Set to Fly In the City of Sails

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 4:19 pm | Sailing Team Marwin

MARWIN Racing Team will set sail in Auckland in March following an action packed debut in New Zealand waters. Twenty-five sailors from close to 90 applicants and expressions of interest joined GC32 skipper Flavio Marazzi and team manager Sharon ... More >>

Grammy Nominated Andra Day Climbing New Zealand Charts

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 3:41 pm | Warner Music

• CHEERS TO THE FALL today entered the New Zealand top ten albums on iTunes, with the lead single ‘Rise Up’ going top twenty in the singles chart. • Andra has two Grammy Award Nominations: Best R&B Performance for ‘Rise Up’ and Best ... More >>

Shakey Graves Rollin’ into Wellington

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 3:31 pm | Live Nation

After a sold-out show in Auckland last year, Shakey Graves will return to New Zealand and treat Wellington audiences to his raw, unearthly howl and foot stompin’ good times when he plays Bodega on Wednesday, March 23. More >>

Grammy win possible for NZSO

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 2:24 pm | NZSO

Next week the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) will find out if it joins Lorde, The Flight of the Conchords and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as one of New Zealand’s prestigious Grammy Award winners. More >>

Thunderbirds Are Go To Launch In USA

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 2:19 pm | Joint Press Release

11th February 2016…Wellington, New Zealand – Thunderbirds Are Go, ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures’ major new reinvention of the iconic children’s series, will launch in the US as an Amazon Original Kids Series on Prime Video, following ... More >>

Nacras sail four and FX get underway

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:53 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Harsh conditions prevailed on day two of the 2016 49er, 49erFX and Nacra World Championships on now in Clearwater, Florida where strong breeze and choppy seas caused further disruption to the schedule. More >>

Mud House Provides the Perfect Spot for Wine Time

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:37 pm | Mud House Wines

Mud House Wines has joined Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, as the official wine partner for the 2016 event to be held in Sydney’s Centennial Parklands on the very romantic date of Sunday, 14 February. More >>

Call for photographs for Reimagining Journalism

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:26 pm | Freerange Press

In August this year Freerange Press is launching its next big book. This time we are gathering the best writers and thinkers in the country to look at the changing media landscape in New Zealand. Information about the writers and the structure of ... More >>

Fishing ‘hots up’ at Lake Rotorua stream mouths

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:08 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

The fishing at Lake Rotorua stream mouths is firing for anglers as trout congregate at the cool water coming out of the streams. Anglers from all around the world are fishing shoulder to shoulder at stream mouth such as Hamurana and Awahou, making ... More >>

Acclaimed American Jazz Pianist Uri Caine Tours NZ In March

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:57 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

Grammy-nominated New York jazz pianist Uri Caine joins the New Zealand String Quartet in Chamber Music New Zealand's 2016 opening concert in Wellington in March. More >>

CanSurvive Doubles Up

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:53 am | Can Survive

The successful Wellington crew of breast cancer survivors – CanSurvive Dragon Boat Team - are doubling their positive pink power. More >>

Chocolate inspired by WWI centenary named Supreme Winner

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:40 am | Cuisine Artisan Awards

New Zealand’s most talented artisan food producers have been honoured in the Cuisine Artisan Awards 2016, with delicious and innovative products ranging from frankfurters to ice cream among the winners. More >>

Sissons Ready to Get Racing Underway at Kinloch This Weekend

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:37 am | Sovereign Tri Series

Sissons Ready to Get Racing Underway at Kinloch This Weekend Kinloch will this weekend feature a host of New Zealand’s best triathletes as well as a contingent of international stars as the Sovereign Tri Series comes to town, featuring the ITU Elite Oceania ... More >>

UniPod : Universal Bathroom Pod

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:35 am | Prefab NZ

What if your bathroom and kitchen came to your building site in one-piece like a giant piece of Lego? That’s exactly what the UniPod is all about. The UniPod is an open-source universally accessible bathroom pod – designed specifically for ... More >>

Kiwi equestrian icon Catriona Williams to be guest of honour

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:18 am | Wanaka A and P Show

Kiwi equestrian icon Catriona Williams to be guest of honour at Wanaka A&P Show One of the most well-known females in New Zealand equestrian circles is coming to the Wanaka A&P Show next month. Catriona Williams, who represented NZ on the ... More >>

Summer Festivals are Getting Greener

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:12 am | The Packaging Forum

Summer festivals and events are getting greener according to data collected by The Packaging Forum. The Packaging Forum operates two voluntary product stewardship schemes for glass and for public place recycling which provide funding to support waste minimization ... More >>

Gourmet Night Market helps other events think Beyond the Bin

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:54 am | Elephant Publicity

Gourmet Night Market in Mount Maunganui continues to lead the event pack in New Zealand, announcing today an outstanding landfill diversion average of 97.6%. The Bay of Plenty’s foodie paradise has continued to impress the events scene around New Zealand with ... More >>

Rudimental Return This May for Their Biggest Tour Yet

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:50 am | Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring are pleased to reveal that that UK four-piece Rudimental will return to Australia and New Zealand this May to play their biggest headline shows to date, joined on tour by fellow UK powerhouse Jess Glynne plus local talent Thandi Phoenix ... More >>

Mentoring programme launched for rising young chefs

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:46 am | Ora King

They could very well be New Zealand’s next generation of Matt Lamberts, Michael Merediths and Nic Watts. More >>

Beneath the Words - Beneath the Land

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:16 am | Integrity Promotions

An indigenous performance art collaboration of the Mãori & Irish cultures presented through music, storytelling, language and kapahaka. This project "Beneath The Words" specifically crosses a Taranaki Iwi with a Tipperary Clan. The show has been well ... More >>

Charity Rally to Visit 4000 Kids in Eight Days

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:15 am | Variety Bash

Charity Rally to Visit 4000 Kids in Eight Days – 2016 Variety Trillian Bash, from Levin to Timaru The Blues Brothers, the Blues Sisters, eight fire engines and miniature Kenworth truck will join the Thunderbirds and a line-up of classic cars to kick of ... More >>

The USA – UK Connection

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:11 am | Rodger Fox Big Band

A childhood blues star Cain’s first album “Late Night City Blues” shook the blues world. This outstanding debut project – financed on a shoestring – garnered no less than 4 “W.C.Handy” nominations and immediate international exposure. ... More >>

Wellington to be rocked 15 to 24 March

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 10:03 am | Bats Theatre

“Wolf is a tale of domestic life disturbed by an ever present and unsettling undercurrent of darkness and occult. It is about brooding evil hidden in suburbia and uses the Canterbury earthquakes as its backdrop.” - The Press - Christchurch More >>

Auckland Kiddie Limits

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 9:38 am | Auckland City Limits

Auckland Kiddie Limits – The Festival Inside a Music Festival for the under 10s! Auckland City Limits is taking a step into the future by starting its fans out early and allowing kids under ten free entry with ticketed adults to the festival at Western ... More >>

10-Minute Play Competition 2016

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 9:27 am | Playwrights Association

1. The competition is for scripts suitable for performing on stage with a playing time between 7 and 10 minutes. More >>

Cheap Fakes Bring Aussie Festival Funk to NZ

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 5:12 pm | Cheap Fakes

They’re Australian festival favourites for a reason, and now Cheap Fakes will bring their horn-heavy soul to New Zealand for the first time. More >>

Thoughts and Observations From My Holiday On Earth

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 4:27 pm | Jennifer O'Sullivan

The year is 2016... the planet is Earth... and Ray, an overly-optimistic alien from far away, is here to share her thoughts and observations on the human experience… More >>

Coast to Coast looms as most competitive in years

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 3:52 pm | Coast to Coast

This year’s Coast to Coast looms as one of the most competitive in years with Whakatane multisport athlete Sam Clark and Nelson’s Elina Ussher the leading contenders for one day honours. More >>

Pulp culture fans spoilt for choice at Armageddon Expos

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 3:33 pm | Armageddon Expo

Armageddon Expo’s conquest of New Zealand continues unabated as South Auckland fans prepare for the first Manukau event on March 5 and 6, 2016. The annual Expos dominate every pop culture fans’ calendar throughout the country and director Bill ... More >>

NZ's Country Music Comedy Legend

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 2:45 pm | Humorous Arts Trust

Live Laughs returns to the Wellington region with another top line up of New Zealand's best in comedy. More >>

Dark places - an exhibition

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 2:21 pm | Hastings District Council

Every city has it dark corners which always seem more eerie in the night time hours. More >>

NZ to Host Asia/Pacific IIHF World Championship Qualifier

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 2:08 pm | Inline Hockey Association

Senior Men’s inline hockey teams from New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and India will face off in a Round Robin style tournament in New Plymouth during April to determine who will qualify and join 15 other teams for the IIHF Inline Hockey ... More >>

Sparks Romantic Music Sets Valentine Hearts Aflame

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 2:01 pm | Christchurch City Council

Sparks Romantic Music Sets Valentine Hearts Aflame A night of unashamed romance awaits Sparks concert-goers this year, as the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra plucks the heart-strings with over 80 minutes of classic love themes. The free North Hagley ... More >>

Country sensation, Eb & Sparrow Gloucester Room Sessions

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 1:59 pm | Eb and Sparrow

Country Sensation, Eb & Sparrow 19 March 2016 Gloucester Room Sessions , Isaac Theatre Royal Kicking off the 2016 Gloucester Room Sessions season at the Isaac Theatre Royal and touring for the first time with Arts On Tour NZ, Wellington based Eb & ... More >>

Bowerbank Ninow Issues First Artist’s Resale Royalties

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 1:50 pm | Bowerbank Ninow

Bowerbank Ninow Issues First Artist’s Resale Royalty Payments In the aftermath of their successful inaugural auction on 25 November 2015, BOWERBANK NINOW issued their first artist’s resale royalty payments this month. In support of New Zealand ... More >>

Burling and Tuke open the 49er Worlds with a win

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:54 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have opened their 49er World Championship with a race win in the opening race of the regatta in Clearwater, Florida where three Olympic class sailing World Championship regattas got underway today in challenging conditions. More >>

Attempt to smash world record while suspended at 10,000 feet

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:48 pm | Anna Cochrane

Wellington Ambulance Officer and pilates instructor, Anna Cochrane, will attempt a world record static trapeze performance 10,000 feet above Canterbury while suspended under a hot air balloon. More >>

Retraction

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:45 pm | Danger Tape Collective

“There is depth to the world of ‘Retraction’, as well as a jarringly bubbly sense of absurdity. The line between realities is blurred as Charlotte is haunted by ghosts and dreams, a self-conscience that taunts as well as encourages her, and ... More >>

Pasifika returns to Western Springs Park

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:16 pm | Pasifika Festival

Pasifika returns to Western Springs Park on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March, as the world’s biggest celebration of Pacific Island culture and heritage celebrates its 24th birthday. More >>

The GBPensions Roycroft Vintage Festival 2016 celebrates

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:04 pm | GBP Pensions

The GBPensions Roycroft Vintage Festival 2016 celebrates the Best of British! GBPensions is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2016 Roycroft Vintage Festival, to be held at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park on Sunday March 13th. This year the theme for ... More >>

The Bollands hit Palmerston North in March

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:45 am | The Dark Room

Globetrotting Kiwi folk duo The Bollands are returning to New Zealand for a nationwide tour with support from USA band Mero. They will be performing at The Dark Room in Palmerston North at 8pm on 12 March, 2016. More >>

'Piano & A Microphone' Tour

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:25 am | Dainty Group

Prince will bring his Piano & A Microphone tour to Australia and New Zealand this February for 10 exclusive and intimate shows. More >>

Hundreds to Tackle Tri Kinloch on Valentines Day

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:20 am | Sovereign Tri Series

Hundreds to Tackle Tri Kinloch on Valentines Day Hundreds of triathlon lovers will flock to Kinloch this weekend for this year’s Sovereign Tri Series event, which takes place on Valentines Day, Sunday the 14th of February, with racing for all abilities ... More >>

Eagles Of Death Metal - March 22nd - The Powerstation

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:33 am | The Powerstation

The best night of rock n roll for your 2016 is kindly announced ......courtesy of your party starters supreme and ministers of all musical mayhem Eagles Of Death Metal. The divine sound of live rock and roll made as God intended. Balls-out, ass-shakin’, ... More >>

10 Days of Fashion in the Heart of the City is Back for 2016

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:29 am | Auckland Heart of the City

Auckland’s central city streets, lanes, stores and shared spaces will come to life this February and March, with Heart of the City’s renowned 10 Days of Fashion in the City celebration back for the fifth year! More >>

Vinyl (HBO) Soundtrack to Be Released Friday 12 February

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:21 am | Warner Music

Atlantic Records and Warner Bros. Records have unveiled details of a groundbreaking musical experience tied to VINYL, the highly anticipated new HBO drama series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger , and Terence Winter . “ VINYL : MUSIC FROM THE HBO® ... More >>

Mick Fleetwood Blues Announce New Zealand Tour Dates

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:01 am | Blackout Music Management

Bluesfest Touring is pleased to announce that the Grammy nominated MICK FLEETWOOD BLUES BAND , featuring RICK VITO will be performing two New Zealand shows in Auckland at the ASB theatre on 31st March and Wellington ’s Opera House on 1st April , following ... More >>

Judith Durham Announces Her Final NZ Tour

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 9:47 am | Skip Ink

Many fans travel halfway around the world to hear Judith’s one-in-a-million golden voice, and to experience the magic of her incredible 50-year musical journey. More >>

Drag Kings Swarm to Auckland for a Pride Festival

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 9:43 am | The Little Boy's Room

AUCKLAND, 8 February 2016 On Friday 12th of February, drag kings from around the country will be congregating at The Dogs’ Bollix in for a oneofakind camp and cocky drag cabaret. The show, titled ‘The Little Boys’ Room’, f eatures ... More >>

Hall of Fame the Highest Honour

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 9:28 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 9, 2016: Winning a national title may be the dream of many motorcycle racers, but being inducted into Motorcycling New Zealand's Hall of Fame is surely the ultimate accolade. More >>

Shadows of Shoah: Holocaust Stories shown in Upper Hutt

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 4:37 pm | Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre

Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre is proud to present Shadows of Shoah; a ground breaking exhibition which presents the gravity and significance of the Holocaust in a unique and moving way. Opening on 13 February this extraordinary ... More >>

Talented Puritan Captures Group 3 Manfred Stakes

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:56 pm | NZ Bloodstock

Exciting three-year-old Puritan (Beneteau), has his trainer and part-owner Jason Warren looking at Group One options after the gelding produced a brilliant finish to win the Group 3 A$150,750 Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday. More >>

2016 Volvo Sailing & Boating Week – Kicks Off This Weekend!

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:35 pm | Yachting New Nealand

The final count-down is on to the start of 2016 Volvo Sailing & Boating Week. Sailing and boating Clubs across New Zealand, from Northland to Otago, are gearing up for the ten day celebration of sailing and boating. More >>

Chaosmosis Out March 18, 2016

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:23 pm | Warner Music

Chaosmosis Out March 18, 2016 Primal Scream will release the follow up to their critically acclaimed ‘MORE LIGHT’ album on March 18th. ‘CHAOSMOSIS’ is released on the band’s own First International label through Ignition Records via Warner ... More >>

Get Inspired by Seaweek 2016 Competitions

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:09 pm | NZAEE Seaweek

NZAEE Seaweek is delighted to announce three national competitions for Seaweek 2016 with some fantastic prizes up for grabs sponsored by Hauraki Blue Cruises, Young Ocean Explorers, New Zealand Geographic and Pro Photographer , during New Zealand’s ... More >>

70 Years of Film Love

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 2:58 pm | Wellington Film Society and Film Archive

70 years of collective film love will be celebrated every Monday night until November this year in Wellington. More >>

NZCA Announces New Book: Chinese ANZACs

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 2:07 pm | New Zealand Chinese Association

The New Zealand Chinese Association (NZCA) announces the publication of its latest book – Alastair Kennedy’s Chinese ANZACs: Australians of Chinese Descent in the Defence Forces 1885-1919 - Second Edition revised to include New Zealand-born Chinese ... More >>

WWE Live Returns to New Zealand for One Show!

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 2:00 pm | Dainty Group

Dainty Group is thrilled to welcome back WWE for its first live event in New Zealand in five years! WWE LIVE will see the global sports entertainment phenomenon visit Vector Arena on Wednesday August 10th . Tickets go on sale Monday 15th February at ... More >>

Flick Electric Co. Comedy Gala

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:43 pm | Elephant Publicity

We’re stoked to announce that the 2016 NZ International Comedy Festival will be powered by Flick Electric Co . as our new major sponsor. We launch into high-voltage hilarity with the Flick Electric Co. Comedy Gala live at ASB Theatre on Friday 22 ... More >>

Registrations Open for Disability Surf Day in Wellington

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:34 pm | Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

Registrations are now open for the Flight Centre Foundation Halberg Surf Day taking place on Saturday 12 March at Lyall Bay, Wellington for physically disabled New Zealanders to try surfing. More >>

 

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