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Vidaraid Finishes in Second Place at GODZone

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 5:28 pm | GODZone Adventure

Vidaraid Finishes in Second Place at Godzone Spanish and Brazilian team Vidaraid placed second in the GODZone Adventure race today in Wanaka. Team members Barbara Bomfin, Urtzi Iglesias, Jon Ander Arambalza, and Marco Amselem spoke highly of the ... More >>

ASB & New Zealand Rugby multi-year sponsorship deal

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:44 pm | ASB Bank

ASB has today announced a multi-year partnership with New Zealand’s most successful sporting team, the All Blacks. The sponsorship also includes New Zealand Rugby’s World Champion sevens teams; the All Blacks Sevens and New Zealand Women’s Sevens. ... More >>

McLean Wins North Island TQ Midget Champs

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:31 pm | Thomas McLean Racing

Whangarei driver Thomas McLean took out the North Island Three Quarter Midget Championship at Western Springs on Saturday evening. More >>

ATC's The Lolly Witch of Mumuland opens 11 April

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:28 pm | Auckland Theatre Company

Auckland Theatre Company is taking audiences, young and old, back to the wacky world of Mumuland in the April and July school holidays. More >>

The Show Will Go On

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:22 pm | Nelson Media Agency

The weather forecast for this weekend’s NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show at Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park is for wind and rain on Saturday, but organiser Pete Rainey says the event will go ahead rain or shine. More >>

Scots lassie wins at Golden Shears

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:11 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Lanarksire lassie Claire Wilson thought she was just making up the numbers when she entered the novice woolhandling competition on the first day of the 55th Golden Shears in Masterton today. More >>

Papakura Theatre Company presents : Jonathan Larson’s RENT

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:01 pm | Papakura Theatre Company

Papakura Theatre Company is delighted to bring the revolutionary rock musical to the Off Broadway Theatre in Papakura in May. More >>

Deanne Smith Get into It

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 3:40 pm | Elephant Publicity

Canadian-American comedian DeAnne Smith makes her NZ International Comedy Festival debut in 2015 with a brand new show. Get Into It is a show that digs deep, then deeper. You'll like it, if you like super fun and great things that make you laugh and also ... More >>

Gemmell takes national HP role

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Experienced homegrown coach Brent Gemmell has been appointed as NZ Rugby League high performance general manager, beginning mid-April. More >>

Pets, honey, and lots of cleaners

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 3:05 pm | Oily Rag

This week we have more frugal tips and answers to questions from the oily rag community! More >>

Artists to tour internationally after success at Edinburgh

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:57 pm | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand artists and companies have secured onward international touring opportunities as a result of their involvement in the NZ at Edinburgh season last year. More >>

Huge lift pass savings on offer for earlybirds

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:45 pm | NZSki

A winter ski holiday in stunning Queenstown just got more affordable with earlybird lift passes on sale now. For those looking to lock in their winter holiday early, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables have cut the price of lift passes by up to 40%. More >>

Contemporary Dance Tutor position at NZ School of Dance

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:39 pm | The New Zealand School of Dance

The New Zealand School of Dance, one of the southern hemisphere’s leading conservatoires for quality dance training, is looking for an experienced and inspirational contemporary dance tutor. More >>

Action heats up at Golden Shears

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:14 pm | Golden Shears

Close to 150 shearers and woolhandlers have competed on the opening morning of the 55th Golden Shears which started in Masterton today. More >>

UPSTREAM: Central Part Art Trail

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:02 pm | Friends of Central Park

The upcoming Upstream Art Trail will be a temporary public art exhibition winding through Wellington’s Central park in Brooklyn. The trail will showcase the original work of 12 emerging artists, all responding to a shared theme: SHELTER. More >>

Change of Venue for Aunga

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:55 pm | Dunedin Fringe Festival

The show was originally to be held in the Burlington Street Alleyway behind Les Mills but it will now take place in the basement of the Athenaeum Building. The Athenaeum basement is accessed via an alleyway opposite the First Church on Moray Place. Fringe ... More >>

World-Renowned Surgeon And Writer Atul Gawande

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:45 pm | Auckland Writers Festival

One of the world’s most respected health science writers, Dr Atul Gawande , is coming to New Zealand as a guest of the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival. More >>

World Championship Win for Corey Peters in Panorama

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:21 pm | Snow Sports New Zealand

Panorama, Canada (4 March 2015) – New Zealand Paralympian Corey Peters (New Plymouth) has made an outstanding start to his IPC Alpine Skiing World Championship campaign, winning the men’s downhill sitting category in Panorama, Canada today. It is the ... More >>

Friday’s Cup Night excitement building at Alexandra Park

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:36 pm | Alexandra Park

Following last Friday’s successful Oaks Night, excitement at Alexandra Park is once again building ahead of tomorrow’s action-packed evening with the prestigious Auckland Trotting Cup up for grabs. More >>

Iconic Children’s Show Pūkana Debuts Three New Presenters

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:30 pm | Maori TV

Aotearoa’s award-winning children’s television show Pūkana begins its 16th year with three new presenters and a new plan to reach a broader audience. More >>

Adelaide Pole Position And Podium Finish Marred by Crash

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:09 pm | Trass Family Motorsport

Auckland, New Zealand, 5th March 2015 – Trass Family Motorsport, New Zealand’s Ferrari racing team, have experienced the full spectrum of motorsport’s jubilant highs and crushing lows at the season opening Australian GT Championship round, the ... More >>

Freestyle Skiing & Snowboard World Cups to draw big names

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 11:59 am | Winter Games NZ

Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 will feature a packed 10-day programme of world class sporting action this August, including two 'super weekends' with either a FIS Freestyle Skiing or Snowboard World Cup at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka every ... More >>

Rebuilding Christchurch One Polygon at a Time

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 11:41 am | ThoseGamers

30 hours of non-stop gaming streamed live across the internet. It sounds crazy but that is exactly what Kiwi-Cast, a group of gamers and YouTubers is planning to do in April. So why would anyone in their right mind attempt such a feat? For a good ... More >>

Iconic Children’s Show Pukana Debuts Three New Presenters

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 11:20 am | PUKANA

Aotearoa’s award-winning children’s television show Pukana begins its 16th year with three new presenters and a new plan to reach a broader audience. Pukana is a dynamic, colourful, hip and funny mix of up-to-the-minute music, cheeky send-ups, ... More >>

Wellington athletes look for strong Nationals performances

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:56 am | Athletics Wellington

Wellington athletes are set to feature strongly in the Les Mills New Zealand Track & Field Champs in Wellington at Newtown Park this weekend, with qualifying times for world championship events and national champions up for grabs. More >>

Stroke & Stride Race #7 Report

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:54 am | Stroke and Stride

RACE REPORT With the Stroke & Stride being a series of eight events stretched over the whole summer, an athlete is required to manage their season so that their form is good for an extended period. Athletes are accustomed to building their season ... More >>

World Champion Adventure Racers Seagate Win Godzone 2015

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:44 am | GODZone Adventure

Media Release from 100% PURE Racing Wednesday 5th, 2015 For immediate release World Champion Adventure Racers Seagate Win Godzone 2015 More >>

Filmmaker Florian Habicht to Headline Dunedin Pecha Kucha

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:42 am | Dunedin Fringe Festival

Fast paced, informative and creative presentations are back in Dunedin as the next Pecha Kucha Night gets underway. As part of the 2015 Dunedin Fringe Festival, the 24th Dunedin event will be held at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery on Tuesday 17th ... More >>

Six60 Announce NZ Tour

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:19 am | Trigger Marketing

Six60 are back! After over a year away from New Zealand stages, the band returns for what will be their biggest and most exciting tour to date! Five of New Zealand’s premiere venues will play host to Six60 as they celebrate the release of their sophomore ... More >>

2015 Milestone for Turangawaewae Regatta

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:16 am | Turangawaewae Regatta

Turangawaeae Regatta will celebrate its 120th event when the 2015 regatta is held on 21 March. More >>

Mojo Pulse Prepped to Step Up Against Firebirds

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 9:25 am | Netball Central Zone

Well off the boil first-up, the Mojo Pulse strike another tricky obstacle in an equally desperate Queensland Firebirds in second round ANZ Championship netball action in Porirua on Sunday. Playing their first competition game away in Australia, the Pulse ... More >>

The Christchurch Art Show Opening and Awards Night

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 5:26 pm | Christchurch Art Show

Tickets are on sale now for Christchurch's Largest Art Show! If you're staring at a blank wall in your home trying to picture your dream work of art, then head to a place where visions come to life. More >>

Pippa Wetzell to co-host Seven Sharp

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 4:18 pm | TVNZ

Currently the host of TV ONE’s Fair Go,Wetzell joins the show from Monday. More >>

Coast Classics 2 tops NZ Music Charts

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 4:17 pm | Schuck PR

4 March 2015 – Music-lovers are rejoicing over the release of Coast Classics 2 with the CD reaching number one compilation on the Official New Zealand Music Charts – two weeks after being released. More >>

Supports Announced for Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks’

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 4:15 pm | The Maple

New Zealand are lucky to play host to songwriting maverick Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks next week, when the brains behind Pavement and his band will perform in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin. More >>

Can YOUR Kid Do That ?

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 3:30 pm | Upstairs Art Gallery

Do You Have A Budding Young Artist In Your Family? .. More >>

Des Bishop - Made in China

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 3:23 pm | Elephant Publicity

In February 2013 American-born Irish-bred comedian Des Bishop went to China to try to learn enough Chinese to master a stand up gig. What happened in the twelve months that followed is now Made in China, Bishop’s return to the NZ International Comedy ... More >>

Opportunity Abounds for Southern Fillies

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 2:52 pm | NZ Bloodstock

New Zealand Bloodstock Southern Filly of the Year Series continues with the running of the Listed $50,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Stakes (1400m) at Wingatui on Saturday. More >>

World Champion Team Seagate Has Finish Line in Their Sights

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 2:30 pm | Godzone Adventure

Three time defending champions and current AR World Champs team Seagate, look set to make a clean sweep of Chapter 4 of the GODZone Adventure today in Wanaka. Team members Nathan Fa'avae, Sophie Hart, Chris Forne and Stu Lynch arrived at the last ... More >>

Partners Life DUAL attracts endurance athletes

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 2:28 pm | au bout de monde

Auckland, New Zealand, Friday 27 February 2015 - This year’s Partners Life DUAL, taking place on Saturday 28 March on Rangitoto and Motutapu islands in the Hauraki Gulf off Auckland, looks set to be bigger and better than ever. More >>

Exhibition: Bene Comune

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:54 pm | LOT23

The exhibition Bene Comune is about community and as the etymology makes clear it is about the notion of a common good . But whose good and whose community are some of the questions raised in this show. More >>

National Release of Award-Winning Film, Pulp

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:42 pm | Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Florian Habicht (left) and Jarvis Cocker promoting Pulp: A Film about Life, Death & Supermarkets in New York in August 2014. Photo by Dana Distortion. More >>

Pio Terei Walks the Te Araroa Trail in New Māori TV Series

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:23 pm | Maori Television Service

Kiwi comedian, actor and entertainer Pio Terei sets off on an epic journey of New Zealand in Te Araroa: Tales from the Trails, starting Friday, March 13 at 8.30pm on Māori Television. The seven-part series follows the 3000km Te Araroa trail from ... More >>

Societies not driven by “Big Gods” of Christianity or Islam

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 1:21 pm | University of Auckland

New research on the evolution of religious belief provides evidence that Pacific cultures were able to build large complex societies without the punishing, moralising “Big Gods” of Islam and Christianity. More >>

Michael Young invited to compete in WRC with M-Sport

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 12:43 pm | Mike Young Motorsport

Michael Young invited to compete in WRC with M-Sport Last years Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Production Cup winner and overall APRC drivers championship runner-up, 22 year old Mike Young from Opotiki in New Zealand, has received an invitation to ... More >>

Start Lists - Stunning Quality for Auckland World Tri Series

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 12:12 pm | Triathlon New Zealand

For immediate release from Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland, for more visit www.triauckland.co.nz More >>

Working Group Welcome Netflix to NZ with captioning

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:56 am | Captioning Working Group

As members of the Captioning Working Group, The National Foundation for the Deaf, Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand and the Hearing Association New Zealand are pleased to welcome Netflix to New Zealand on March 24 with closed captioning. More >>

A Decade of Docos in Aotearoa

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:40 am | Elephant Publicity

The Documentary Edge International Film Festival 2015 Celebrating an inspiring and ground-breaking decade of documentaries, preparations are well underway for the milestone that is the 10th anniversary year of the Documentary Edge Festival coming 20 May ... More >>

Southeast Asian flavours to transform Wellington waterfront

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:35 am | ASEAN

Spicy flavours, animated puppets and entrancing gamelan music will enchant Wellingtonians as the ASEAN Southeast Asian Night Market returns in an expanded format. More >>

NZ’s Original Mtn Bike Race Celebrates Three Decades!

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:19 am | Karapoti Classic

Thirty years ago mountain biking was a new fringe sport. There were only a couple of bike brands available and any races had been nothing more than a gathering of a few mates. Until Anzac weekend in 1986, when Wellington cycling enthusiast Paul ... More >>

Golden Shears set to start in Masterton

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 11:09 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hundreds of competitors are descending on Masterton for the 55th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships which starttomorrow (Thursday) and end on Saturday. More >>

Dunedin Fringe Festival Opens in One Week

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:57 am | Dunedin Fringe Festival

The Dunedin Fringe Festival 2015 is set to launch its exciting programme of 47 events across the city in one week’s time. The Festival begins with the Polson Higgs Opening Night Showcase , live at the Regent Theatre on Wednesday 11th March from 7:30pm. ... More >>

Interview with author Lloyd Spencer Davis

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:46 am | ElderNet

Part memoir, partly the research of a field biologist, Professor Penguin could be called ‘How Penguins Shaped My Life'. Based on journals kept during Davis's years of working with penguins in the wild, the story takes readers to remote locations: ... More >>

New CEO for Diabetes New Zealand

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 9:45 am | Diabetes New Zealand

New CEO for Diabetes New Zealand Diabetes New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Crew as its new Chief Executive Officer. Steve has held senior management positions over several years in both public and private sector health ... More >>

Cole Heads Back to the Trenches

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 9:24 am | Bikesport NZ

MARCH 4, 2015: He's been on compassionate leave, but now Waikato's Nick Cole is ready to collect his weapon, head back to the trenches and begin fighting again, starting this weekend. More >>

Kidicorp Gets Behind Disadvantaged Kids

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 9:22 am | Variety Club

When the Variety Trillian Bash rolls into its annual eight-day road rally from March 7, calling in at towns from New Plymouth to Napier, and Wellington to Auckland, it will be joined by the bright blue Kidicorp fire truck, carrying a young team committed ... More >>

Johnston Associates South - Backing the Makos

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 9:13 am | Johnston Associates

Johnston Associates South Chartered Accountants have formed part of the line up backing the Tasman Makos for success in 2015. More >>

Kiwi Moon: Catchy Songs Capture a Unique Tale

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 5:18 pm | Capital E

Capital E National Theatre for Children presents Kiwi Moon proudly supported by FishHead Magazine these April school holidays. From Saturday 4 April –18 April at Wellington’s Hannah Playhouse , a mix of magical puppets, original projection ... More >>

Re-Build, with new interactive installation by Imaginarium

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 5:12 pm | Capital E

You have come across an old ruin filled with furniture, decorations, and the debris of everyday life. What could you do with this exciting discovery? More >>

Injury And Intrigue on Godzone Adventure

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 4:54 pm | 100 Percent Pure Racing

Torrential rain and wind has played havoc with many teams on the GODZone Adventure race overnight with injuries claiming several teams off the course today. Queenstown based team Swordfox radioed Race HQ just after 7am to report team member Ash Whitehead ... More >>

 

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