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Extra concerts for Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons tour

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 1:25 pm | Joint Press Release

Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons have added two more concerts to meet demand for their NZ tour next month. Howick and a second Devonport show are additions to the 13-date itinerary. Don't miss two of our finest songwriters together when they hit a town ... More >>

Why Do Kiwi Drivers Feel Unsafe?

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 1:13 pm | Automobile Association

More than a third of New Zealanders feel unsafe while driving and most don’t have confidence in the ability of other motorists. More >>

Artist Max Gimblett Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:51 am | University of Waikato

One of New Zealand’s most successful artists, Max Gimblett, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Waikato next week. More >>

NZ Police Latest Citizens’ Satisfaction Survey

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:45 am | NZ Police

The results from the latest Citizens’ Satisfaction Survey are now available on the Police national website. More >>

Southsure Insurance Supports Local Emerging Artists

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:40 am | Southsure Insurance

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Screen and Visual arts students present their work in the exceptional Southsure Emerging Artist Awards Exhibition and Flicks night. For the sixth year, the annual Southsure Insurance Emerging Artist Exhibition and ... More >>

Kartsport NZ's Nth & Sth Island Sprint Titles up for Grabs

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:17 am | KartSport

It's KartSport New Zealand North and South Island Sprint Kart Championships title time again with events in Hamilton and Nelson over Labour Weekend. More >>

Italian Holiday - NZSO play Berlioz’ 'Travels in Italy'

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:05 am | Max Rashbrooke

The NZSO welcomed back music director emeritus James Judd for a concert of Italian-themed music, and a real treat it was. Under his guidance the orchestra produced a strong, rich sound, especially in the opening movement of Berlioz’s Harold in Italy, the ... More >>

Break a Leg! Stagecraft Sheds Spotlight on Prosthetics

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:44 am | Stagecraft

Stagecraft’s season of the New Zealand premiere of “Mr Foote’s Other Leg” by Ian Kelly is knee-deep in humour, as it tells the scandalous but true tale of Samuel Foote, the most famous one-legged comedian you have never heard of. Set in ... More >>

Future Islands Wellington Show Added - Friday, 15 December

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:15 am | Susie Says

The first show at San Fran sold out within a week. This is your second chance. Your only second chance. Never again will be there be another Future Islands second chance in Wellington. Never! More >>

Solid start for Kiwis at Gamagori World Cup regatta

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:08 am | Yachting New Zealand

Four New Zealand crews are among the top 10 after the first day of the new 2018 World Cup season in Gamagori, Japan, but the day was cut short for most due to a lack of wind. More >>

Vietnamese Circus, NZ Drama, Michael Parmenter & More

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 9:41 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival has announced further shows coming to Tāmaki Makaurau in March. More >>

Full Noise for Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 9:35 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Fresh from their record-breaking heroics at the world famous Reno air races, New Zealand pilot Graeme Frew and his V-12 powered Yak-3 aircraft have been confirmed for next Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. More >>

Michael Stevenson Returns to Auckland Art Gallery

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 9:31 am | Auckland Council

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki presents an exhibition by one of New Zealand’s most internationally renowned artists, Michael Stevenson, from Sunday 12 November 2017. More >>

Inspirational Argentinian Artist Maria Baylac Comes to NZ

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 9:27 am | Tambook

On the 13th of October the New Zealand company Tambook brought the talented Argentinian artist Maria de los Milagros Baylac to Auckland as their brand ambassador. More >>

Bigger, Brighter Supercross Series Ready to Rumble

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:57 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 18, 2017: The annual New Zealand Supercross Championships are this year likely to provide twice the amount of thrills and excitement and possibly also twice the drama. More >>

'Saturday Night Fever' Begins National Tour Next Month

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:55 am | Sandra Roberts

The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, begins its national tour next month. More >>

Local Biopics Lead the Nominations in NZTV Craft Awards

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:53 am | TVNZ

October 18, 2017 (Auckland) - Local television biopics Jean and Hillary lead the nominations with eight and six nods respectively in the 2017 New Zealand Television Awards Craft Awards finalists announced today. More >>

Scandi-NZ TV Crime Drama 'Straight Forward' in The Works

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:49 am | TVNZ

Scandi-New Zealand crime drama in the works TVNZ has added Straight Forward , an ambitious global co-production, to its 2018 line-up. Partnering with production companies and broadcasters in Denmark and US, this marks TVNZ’s furthest-reaching international ... More >>

Extra Touch Award Presented to Darryl Wilson

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:47 am | Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand

For his outstanding contribution providing access to both travel and recreational opportunities for blind and vision impaired patrons, Darryl Wilson, Chief Executive of Wilsons Abel Tasman National Park Ltd is the recipient of Blind Citizens NZ’s ... More >>

Morrissey Reveals Video For ‘Spent the Day in Bed’

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 8:15 am | NicNak Media

Morrissey reveals the video for ‘Spent The Day In Bed’, the first single to be taken from upcoming album LOW IN HIGH SCHOOL. More >>

2018 New Zealand Festival Line-up Revealed

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 7:56 pm | New Zealand Festival

From Swan Lake TO Star Wars : 2018 New Zealand Festival Line-up Revealed New Zealand Festival Artistic Director Shelagh Magadza has announced the New Zealand Festival’s programme, which takes place in Wellington over three weeks from 23 February – ... More >>

Churton Park Young Actors become Top Girls

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 1:00 pm | Churton Park Young Actors

Churton Park Young Actors are to produce Caryl Churchill’s most famous play Top Girls in the final week of October. The students train not only in acting but also in how to run a theatre company. They have been working on casting, costuming, rehearsing, ... More >>

Rugby League World Cup Team Welcome on Auckland’s waterfront

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Watch the best New Zealand and Samoa rugby league players battle it out on the water, going head-to-head in a waka challenge, before their Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) clash at Mt Smart Stadium. More >>

Brodie Kane Latest Addition to The Hits Family

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:44 am | NZME.

The Hits announced today that Brodie Kane will join Dave Fitzgerald as the other half of the local Christchurch morning show on The Hits. She fills a position left by Ali Pugh, who is finishing with the station later this month. More >>

HELL Horror Fest NZ 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:40 am | Integrity Promotions

Life gets boring, admit it… so get your heart pumping and scream with the freaks, the ghoulish, the damned and the gruesome at the HELL Horror Fest NZ 2017. You’re in for a hideous treat! More >>

Greats of Rugby League in New Zealand to Be Honoured

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:31 am | New Zealand Rugby League

A special group of New Zealand Rugby League’s greats are to be honoured during the Rugby League World Cup. More >>

Funding Helps Kiwi Conservation

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:00 am | Kiwis for Kiwi

In the lead up to Save Kiwi Month more than $500,000 has been distributed to conservation projects throughout New Zealand by Kiwis for kiwi . More >>

Top Six Spot for Drysdale at Rain-Hit Aussie Kart Meeting

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:32 am | Kart Sport

New Zealand KZ2 class Sprint champion Dylan Drysdale ended up sixth in the premier KZ2 class at Australia's annual Race of Stars international invitational kart meeting in Queensland over the weekend - without even contesting the Final. More >>

SIT Epic Jam Concert Supported Lifeline NZ

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:22 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Last Thursday night, Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) students hosted the annual Epic Jam Concert. Music students comprised the lineup, along with special guest LEFT or RIGHT. The acts from SIT included Stephen Kilgour, Beka Ellen, Gary Waddick, Chartreuse ... More >>

New Supporters for Seaweek 2018

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:20 am | Seaweek

The Experiencing Marine Reserves programme provides experiential learning about marine conservation and produces a national suite of events especially for Seaweek. The two programmes are a natural fit and have worked together for many years to complement ... More >>

Manson Top Kiwi at Rok Cup International Finals in Italy

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:07 am | KartSport

Levin's Logan Manson ended up top Kiwi at this year's ROK Cup International final meeting in Italy over the weekend, finishing eighth overall in the Mini ROK class' Vortex Trophy (B Main) Final. More >>

Home Kitchen Comforts in The Great Outdoors

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 10:00 am | Massey University

With summer looming, industrial design graduate Cody Tucker reckons he has the device to make outdoor living and cooking easy and enjoyable. More >>

Marine Weather Forecasts Key to Boating Safety

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:58 am | MetService

MetService is supporting Safer Boating Week with a reminder to check the marine weather forecast before you leave home. More >>

Legendary David Friesen Plays Wellington’s Newest Jazz Venue

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:42 am | Pyramid Club

David Friesen (USA) has recorded over 65 CD's as a leader/ co-leader and appeared as a sideman or featured artist on more than 100 recordings. He has performed and/or recorded with famous jazz musos such as Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, ... More >>

Two-day symposium provides Māori perspective on conflict

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:33 am | Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

A two-day symposium on Māori perspectives of conflict aims to deepen understanding of the wars between Māori and colonial troops, and how they have affected lives today. More >>

'Transplanted: Refugee Portraits of New Zealand'

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:03 am | Tracey Barnett

Transplanted: Refugee Portraits of New Zealand at Wellington’s National Portrait Gallery 27 October – 5 November More >>

Celebrant Group Announce First Free Wedding @ Auckland Pride

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:53 am | Glitter Squad

A nationwide network of celebrants, the Glitter Squad, has launched a competition for a couple to get married at the 2018 Auckland Pride Parade - on a float in front of thousands. The wedding will be the first of its kind in New Zealand and will take ... More >>

American Teen Tour Ticket Release – On Sale Tomorrow!

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:53 am | Live Nation

TUESDAY OCTOBER 17, 2017 – Live Nation today announces that due to phenomenal demand, additional tickets will be released for the only New Zealand date on KHALID's American Teen Tour at Spark Arena on November 12. More >>

Superstar Grace Jones to perform in Queenstown

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:50 am | Rhythm and Alps

Legendary singer-songwriter, supermodel, actress and style icon Grace Jones will perform her first-ever New Zealand show in Queenstown next year. One of the original Queens of Disco, Jones has been pushing the boundaries in music, fashion, art and ... More >>

Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons Add Two More Auckland Shows

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:34 am | The Label

Due to popular demand, two more Auckland shows have been added to Greg Johnson and Mel Parsons' upcoming New Zealand tour . More >>

Andrew Weatherall plays Auckland's Galatos on 2 December

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:30 am | Friendly Potential

For the first time in nearly 25 years, we’re excited to invite one of electronic music’s most captivating figures to the Friendly Potential dance-floor; on Saturday December 2nd, ANDREW WEATHERALL touches down in Auckland to play a very special set ... More >>

Grumpy Old Men Trust Supreme Winner at Community Awards

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 8:20 am | TrustPower Community Awards

Grumpy Old Men Enterprises (G.O.M.E) Trust Named Supreme Winner at Community Awards Grumpy Old Men Enterprises (G.O.M.E) Trust have taken top honours at Whanganui’s biggest annual celebration of volunteers, the Trustpower Community Awards. Voluntary ... More >>

Auckland rugby league clubs give thanks to loyal volunteers

Monday, 16 October 2017, 4:17 pm | Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Rugby League (ARL) held their annual Volunteer’s Recognition Awards at the Mount Richmond Hotel on Sunday October 15, to recognise the devoted volunteers who willingly and continuously give their time to support the sport we all love, ... More >>

New Look Kiwis to Take Field at Tournament

Monday, 16 October 2017, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Thomas Leuluai, who has recently returned from the UK to play for the Kiwis, went to Otahuhu today to meet the team of the newest Kiwis sponsor Mainstream. More >>

Leading world expert in retirement visits NZ

Monday, 16 October 2017, 2:13 pm | Cambridge Partners

Leading world expert in retirement visits New Zealand to launch book for New Zealand pre and post retirees. More >>

Safe speed camera infringement data released

Monday, 16 October 2017, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Police

Police has released the first six weeks of infringement data for its safe speed cameras at Waterview Tunnel in Auckland. More >>

New dates for UNI SHORTS 2017

Monday, 16 October 2017, 2:08 pm | UNITEC

Unitec is hosting and curating this year's Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival in Auckland, New Zealand on 23-26 November 2017. More >>

Wellington Synchronised Swimmers Medal at Nationals

Monday, 16 October 2017, 11:12 am | Wellington Synchronised Swimming

Wellington Synchronised Swimming won seven medals, including four golds, at the recently concluded New Zealand Synchronised Swimming Championships in Invercargill. More >>

NZ Finish Second in Taekwon-Do World Championships

Monday, 16 October 2017, 10:46 am | Media Management

The New Zealand International Taekwon-Do team has fallen just short in a tight battle to defend its world championship title in Dublin, Ireland this morning. More >>

Pleasuredome the Musical Set To Extend Its Epic Run

Monday, 16 October 2017, 9:25 am | 818 Entertainment

Over 15,000 kiwis have already immersed themselves in the time warping, booty-moving, sensory assaulting entertainment experience that is Pleasuredome the Musical, and due to overwhelming demand, today it’s been announced that the show will extend ... More >>

Auckland Unveils State-Of-The-Art Post-Production Facility

Monday, 16 October 2017, 9:19 am | Department of Post

Auckland region adds to a growing list of world-class screen production facilities with the most state-of-the-art post production facility in the Southern Hemisphere. More >>

Jim Beam Homegrown 2018 Takes Over Wellington Waterfront

Monday, 16 October 2017, 9:16 am | Homegrown music festival

Jim Beam Homegrown is back on April 7th and ready to fire on all cylinders! Kiwi music’s biggest party will take over the Wellington Waterfront with 45 acts spread over 5 stages and the first announcement is massive. More >>

Fresh Spring Artworks: From Wellington to Raumati Waterfront

Monday, 16 October 2017, 9:03 am | Kapiti Business Projects

Fresh from the spring exhibition at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts on Wellington’s waterfront, local abstract artist Tania Dally now has her latest work on display at her studio gallery on the waterfront at Raumati Beach. More >>

SBS Bank Hawke’s Bay Secondary School Sports Awards

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:54 am | Sport Hawke's Bay

On Monday, October 16, the finalists for the 2017 SBS Bank Hawke’s Bay Secondary School Sports Awards were announced. More >>

Channel your inner Unicorn this NZ Bubbles Day

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:52 am | Sip NZ Wine

The long weekend will be off to a magical start, with unicorn themed NZ Bubbles Day celebrations to kick-off this Friday. More >>

Don’t miss ABBA’s smash-hit musical in Auckland this March

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:39 am | Sandra Roberts

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! More >>

'The Father' - Descending Into the Depths of Dementia

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:36 am | Howard Davis

“The world as it stands is no narrow illusion, no phantasm, no evil dream of the night; we wake up to it, forever and ever; and we can neither forget it nor deny it nor dispense with it.” - Henry James. More >>

Kiwis urged to give Chinese ‘a go’ for Chinese Language Week

Monday, 16 October 2017, 8:28 am | NZ Chinese Language Week

Kiwis urged to give Chinese ‘a go’ for NZ Chinese Language Week Monday 16 October 2017 More >>

Northern clubs dominate record-breaking Pool Championships

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:35 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A mammoth total of 52 New Zealand records have been broken at the annual Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) Pool Championships, held this weekend in Auckland, making it one of the most successful surf lifesaving pool events in New Zealand history. More >>

Top five finish for Gilmour in Rally Waitomo

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:32 pm | Emma Gilmour

After a long but consistent day, Emma Gilmour finished a credible fifth in the Handy Rentals Hamilton Rally Waitomo, in the King Country, yesterday. She and co-driver Anthony McLoughlin brought the Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki Swift AP4 home without ... More >>



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