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Nailini Helu gets a chance for New Zealand title

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:05 am | Benjamin Watt

Nailini Helu will be fighting for the New Zealand National (NZNBF Version) Light Heavyweight title at ABA Stadium on April 21st against Geovana Peres. More >>

Final Showdown to Decide Motocross National Titles

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 10:36 am | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: MX2 class contender Hadleigh Knight (Husqvarna), from Reporoa, who rates the Taupo track as one of his favourites. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com More >>

loyd Added to Tactix Squad for Season Opener

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 10:26 am | Netball Mainland

Ashburton teenager Kate Lloyd has been called into the Mainland Tactix squad for the start of ANZ Premiership, New Zealand’s new elite Netball league. More >>

Win And A Loss For Kiwis At British Open Squash

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 9:25 am | Squash New Zealand

A win and a loss for the two Kiwis in the 2017 British Open squash tournament in Hull, England this morning with Paul Coll progressing, but Joelle King falling in the first round. More >>

Latest Giltrap Group Rotax series round a game-changer

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 4:50 pm | KartSport New Zealand

The fourth round of the Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge at Te Puke on Sunday was a real game-changer. More >>

Hawaiian group studies ritual encounters

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 4:32 pm | Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi is partnering with University of Hawai’i – Winward Community College to bring 28 students and staff to Whakatāne next week as part of their studies in rituals of encounter. More >>

Art for the Sea goes under the hammer

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 4:23 pm | Lyall Bay Surf Club

An eclectic array of 20 prominent New Zealand artists have created unique pieces of art out of the old Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club's (LBSLSC) clubhouse to raise money for the rebuild. More >>

Queen Margaret College presents Beauty and the Beast

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 3:50 pm | Queen Margaret College

Prepare to be taken on an enchanted journey as Queen Margaret College brings the classic fairy tale, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast to the stage next month. More >>

Auckland Philharmonia celebrates at Pop-up Globe

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:10 pm | Pop Up Globe

The event will be held on Sunday, 23 April – Shakespeare’s birthday. To celebrate, a 17-strong ensemble of New Zealand's leading musicians, alongside cast members from Pop-up Globe's 2017 season, will perform a selection of music and verse inspired ... More >>

WWE returns to New Zealand this September

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 1:07 pm | WWE

Fresh from last year's sell out tour, WWE returns to New Zealand to present WWE LIVE in Christchurch on 13th September 2017. More >>

South Island Sale Offers Sensational Value For Money

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Bloodstock News

New Zealand Bloodstock’s South Island Sale , which will be held in Christchurch on April 21, is developing a reputation for offering incredible value for money, with a number of high-quality racetrack performers bought for relatively low prices. More >>

Kiwi Squash Player Looking Forward To 1st Equal Prize Money

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 12:41 pm | Media Management

Experienced New Zealand squash player Joelle King will start her campaign at the British Open tonight (approximately 1am NZ time) and is excited at the prospects of being on court at the prestigious tournament again. The British Open is being ... More >>

Commemorate Anzac day at Te Papa

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 12:34 pm | Te Papa

Visiting Te Papa’s Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition is a fitting way to commemorate our fallen servicemen and women this Anzac Day. The exhibition is brought to life with monumental figures 2.4 times human size which were created by ... More >>

i.e. crazy - Non Compos Mentis debut album on vinyl

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 11:52 am | Muzai Records

i.e. crazy’s electric folklore explores the qualities of individuals on the brink; the obsessive lover, the amnesiac killer, the indifferent stranger, the stifled child. More >>

ProKart KZ2 fields deliver on promise at Te Puke

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 11:42 am | KartSport New Zealand

ProKart's KZ2 classes delivered on their promise of close, exciting racing at the second round of this year's Molecule-backed series at Te Puke over the weekend. More >>

Celebration of NZ art with auction of private collection

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 11:40 am | Fine Art Society New Zealand

One of the most varied and comprehensive private collections of New Zealand art will go under the hammer in Tauranga next month with the sale of the Koula Collection. More >>

Wellington 800m runners collect a haul of medals

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 10:19 am | Athletics Wellington

No fewer than five Wellingtonians stood on the podium to be presented with medals after competing 800m events at the New Zealand Track and Field championships in Hamilton over the weekend. More >>

Indie Comics, Illustration & Animation Fest Returns in April

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 10:08 am | Chromacon

CHROMACON , New Zealand’s largest festival of homegrown illustration, comics, animation and videogames, returns for the third time to Auckland’s Aotea Centre across two days on 8 and 9 April. More >>

Fatman Scoop In New Zealand for the Very First Time This May

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 10:05 am | NicNak Media

strong> Fatman Scoop In New Zealand for the Very First Time This May for The ‘Sunrise’ Tour More >>

Rugby league stalwart bestowed prestigious role

Monday, 20 March 2017, 3:56 pm | Auckland Rugby League

After supporting rugby league for more than six decades and serving over 25 years on the board, rugby league stalwart Cathy Friend QSM has been bestowed an official kuia (elder) of Auckland Rugby League (ARL). More >>

Convergent / Nicky Kane & Natalia K Parra-Sierra

Monday, 20 March 2017, 3:26 pm | Thistle Hall

Convergent is an exhibition by Nicky Kane and Natalia K Parra-Sierra . Our aim is to show how materials such as unconventional printing paper, tissue paper, computer components, and other media can be interpreted and presented innovatively as art. More >>

CubaDupa’s Chocolate-Coated Virtual Reality

Monday, 20 March 2017, 3:21 pm | Cubadupa

This year’s iconic CubaDupa street festival will offer an unforgettable high-tech showcase with a ‘bean-to-bar’ virtual reality experience at the Wellington Chocolate Factory. Wellington-based property developers, The Wellington Company, one of the ... More >>

Claim your game bird hunting spot!

Monday, 20 March 2017, 3:11 pm | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is reminding game bird hunters to stake their claim for their favourite maimai or duck shooting stand before the start of the new hunting season now only weeks away (Saturday, 6 May, 2017). More >>

Songbroker launches push to export more NZ music copyrights

Monday, 20 March 2017, 3:06 pm | Independent Music New Zealand

New Zealand independent music publisher Songbroker hasn’t been around for long but is already having an impact on the prospects and livelihoods of local songwriters and composers. Songbroker is unashamedly focused on finding income opportunities ... More >>

'A Slice Of Heaven' - 40 Years of Hits Tour and Album

Monday, 20 March 2017, 2:26 pm | Dave Dobbyn

Bonafide Kiwi legend Dave Dobbyn is celebrating 40 years as a songwriter, recording artist and performer with a nationwide tour taking in twelve centres this April. More >>

Walk for Humanity raises thousands for charity

Monday, 20 March 2017, 2:03 pm | Ahmadiyya Muslim Community NZ

The Ahmadiyya Muslim community of New Zealand held its 9th Annual walkathon on the 18th March 2017. 84 participants walked up to 10 km around the Barry Curtis Park in Flat Bush, raising thousands of dollars through sponsorship. The event is now ... More >>

Aces young guns starting to shine heading into Volts fixture

Monday, 20 March 2017, 1:41 pm | Auckland Cricket

The Auckland Aces have named a strong XII to travel down to Dunedin and take on the Otago Volts in Round Nine of the Plunket Shield starting tomorrow. Colin Munro returns to the side with Donovan Grobbelaar dropping out, the only change to the team who ... More >>

Review: The Baroque Fusion of L'arpeggiata

Monday, 20 March 2017, 1:26 pm | Howard Davis

Named after a toccata by German composer Girolamo Kapsberger, L'Arpeggiata produces its unmistakable sonority mainly from the resonance of plucked strings, creating a tightly-woven acoustic texture that is both idiosyncratic and immediately identifiable. ... More >>

Huge crowds expected for Adele concerts

Monday, 20 March 2017, 12:36 pm | Auckland Transport

It’s time to start planning ahead if you’re going to the Adele concerts this week. More >>

NZDF Team Named for 2017 Invictus Games

Monday, 20 March 2017, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A strong team of 25 athletes has been selected to represent the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada. More >>

Firebirds team named for Round Nine of the Plunket Shield

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:59 am | Cricket Wellington

The Wellington Firebirds team to play Northern Districts at Mt Maunganui’s Bay Oval from Tuesday 21st to Friday 24th March has been named. More >>

New Single From Kehlani & G-Eazy

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:54 am | Warner Music

Artist Partner Group, Atlantic Records and Universal Pictures continue the rollout of THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS: THE ALBUM with a blockbuster new single, ‘Good Life’ , from the ultimate Bay Area-duo of multi-platinum superstar G-Eazy & GRAMMY® ... More >>

Hanson Bring Middle of Everywhere Tour to NZ in June

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:38 am | Blackout Music Management

In celebration of the band’s 25th Anniversary, multi-Grammy nominated pop-rock trio HANSON today announce one New Zealand show for their Middle Of Everywhere World Tour , which comes to Auckland on Tuesday 27th June after a run of shows across Australia. More >>

A band with no name

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:26 am | Old Hall Gigs

When a bunch of musicians got together to play a concert organised by expat-Wellingtonian Age Pryor at his house in Piha not so long ago, it went so well that they decided they didn’t want it to be the last time. Not quite a band, but a collection of ... More >>

Taupo Again to Host Final-Round Thriller

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:15 am | Bikesport NZ

MARCH 20, 2017: The shifting sands of Taupo's popular Digger McEwen Motocross Park will once again be the venue for a thrilling championship finale. More >>

Comedian Brendhan Lovegrove in “This Mortal Coil”

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:14 am | Foolhardy Comedy Productions

Following the success of his SELLOUT run at the 2016 NZ International Comedy Festival, and 9x Best Male Comedian Brendhan Lovegrove is back with his new show “This Mortal Coil” More >>

2017 Billy T Award Nominee Patch Lambert in TERRORdactyl

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:11 am | Foolhardy Comedy Productions

Following his success as 2016 Breakthrough Comedian NZ Comedy Guild Awards, and success of his debut solo show: “Suburban Kiwi Icon. 2017 Billy T Award Nominee Patch Lambert is back with his award nominated Show: ‘TERRORdactyl’. More >>

Kiwi looking for big impact at British Open

Monday, 20 March 2017, 11:07 am | Squash New Zealand

Kiwi looking for big impact at British Open New Zealand squash player Paul Coll is set to make an impact in the prestigious British Squash Open played in Hull, England this week. Last year Coll came through qualify to make the main draw before falling ... More >>

REVIEW: Super GT Official Test #1 at Okayama

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:19 am | Jono Lester

I wasn't sure what to expect when Super GT's 'Class of 2017' came together for the first time at Okayama. 45 cars across two classes, with my class - GT300, with 30 cars - easily the most competitive grid I've been in thus far in my career. More >>

Alison Moyet Announces Australian And NZ Tour Dates

Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:14 am | Blackout Music Management

TEG LIVE in arrangement with Solo is proud to announce UK pop legend and relentless explorer Alison Moyet will be touring Australia and New Zealand in October 2017, as part of her recently announced world tour. This will be her first visit to this region in over 30 years. More >>

Conroy And Macdonald Shine at Teretonga

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:38 pm | Southland Sports Car Club

Conroy And Macdonald Shine at Teretonga Southland’s two National Touring Car campaigners showed their mettle at Teretonga Park in Invercargill on Sunday. The racing, presented by Downer, saw Invercargill driver Jamie Conroy, racing Wal Willmott’s Star Car ... More >>

Gill Holds Nerve to Win Targa Rotorua for First Time

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:37 pm | Targa NZ

FAST COMPANY Media information For immediate release 2017 Targa Rotorua Bay of Plenty/Waikato Sat-Sun March 18-19 2017 EVENT REPORT 19-03-17 Gill Holds Nerve to Win Targa Rotorua for First Time Targa event regulars Jason Gill and co-driver Mark Robinson (Mitsubishi ... More >>

High Performance squads announced

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:32 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand announced its High Performance Squads today at the conclusion of the TSB Bank New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships in Christchurch. More >>

North islanders dominate the TSB Bank Nationals

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:30 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

North islanders dominate the TSB Bank Nationals in Christchurch Mt Maunganui Lifeguard Service have managed to take the overall win at Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s premier event, the 2017 TSB Bank National Surf Life Championships, held this weekend ... More >>

New Zealand Junior Golfers perform strongly in Vietnam

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:25 pm | New Zealand Golf

For Kaiapoi Golf Club’s Amelia Garvey and Cambridge Golf Club’s Jordan Woodall it was a case of what might have been after both claimed second place in their respective age grades at the Nick Faldo Asia Series final in Vietnam. Amelia, who was named ... More >>

Changes Everywhere Except at the Front

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:21 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2017 New Zealand Enduro Championships Changes Everywhere Except at the Front MARCH 19, 2017: There were changes left, right and centre at the latest round of the New Zealand Enduro Championships at the weekend, but not really where it counted ... More >>

Kickstarter Launched for Kiwi Doco ‘in Zone’

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:09 pm | 818 Entertainment

The extraordinary journey of a man from Chicago and his mission to transform the lives of New Zealand and American teens is set to get the big screen treatment, with feature length documentary In Zone calling for funds to complete this incredible ... More >>

World Champs Silver Medal for NZ Ski Cross Racer

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:03 pm | Snowsports

World Champs Silver Medal for NZ Ski Cross Racer Jamie Prebble (Christchurch) Sierra Nevada, Spain (18 March 2017) – The 2016/17 ski cross season came to a satisfying conclusion on Saturday at the Sierra Nevada 2017 Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World ... More >>

Changes Aplenty in the Bay

Sunday, 19 March 2017, 8:00 pm | Kart Sport

KARTSPORT NEW ZEALAND Media information For immediate release * 2017 Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge Rnds 3 & 4 KartSport Bay of Plenty Te Puke Auto Electrical Raceway Te Puke Sat-Sun March 18-19 2017 ROUND 3 REPORT 18-03-17 Changes ... More >>

Iconic Tokens Being Voted Out of Monopoly

Saturday, 18 March 2017, 10:01 pm | Hasbro

Historic Fan Vote Results in Iconic Wheelbarrow, Boot And Thimble Tokens Being Voted Out of Next Generation of Monopoly Game T-Rex, Rubber Ducky and Penguin Tokens Voted in by Monopoly Fans to Take Their Place Today, Hasbro is gearing up to celebrate ... More >>

Hopper And Gill Fight for Top Targa Spot at Rotorua

Saturday, 18 March 2017, 9:19 pm | Targa NZ

2017 Targa Rotorua Bay of Plenty/Waikato Sat-Sun March 18-19 2017 DAY 1 REPORT 18-03-17 Hopper And Gill Fight for Top Targa Spot at Rotorua Defending Targa Rotorua title holder and four-time winner Leigh Hopper and co-driver Michael Goudie (Subaru WRX) ... More >>

Athletes shine in cold conditions

Saturday, 18 March 2017, 9:16 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Athletes shine in cold conditions at TSB Bank Surf Life Saving Championships Hundreds of superstar lifeguard-athletes have displayed their talent during the second day of the TSB Bank National Surf Life Saving Championship as the competition to take ... More >>

Top K-Pop Dancer's Ground-Shaking Show to Botany Town Centre

Friday, 17 March 2017, 5:16 pm | Satellites

She’s danced with some of the world’s hottest artists including Beyoncé and Justin Bieber, and choreographed for top K-Pop acts BOA, Stephanie, SF9 and Monsta. Next week, Rina Chae brings her brand of explosive K-Pop dance to Botany Town Centre. More >>

2017 Auckland Fringe Award Winners

Friday, 17 March 2017, 4:48 pm | Auckland Fringe Festival

Auckland Fringe has fired its last paintball, voiced its 621st and final opinion, and delivered its last love token for 2017. And after three weeks of city-wide performance, installations and community events, our panel of 22 industry judges sat down together ... More >>

Australian & NZ tour dates postponed

Friday, 17 March 2017, 12:47 pm | Mushroom Group

Frontier Comedy regret to announce that due to unforeseen media commitments, Eric Andre has been forced to postpone his tour of Australia and New Zealand, scheduled to take place in May. More >>

RACE4LIFE Track Day 10-Year Anniversary Event

Friday, 17 March 2017, 12:42 pm | Race4Life

The New Zealand charity helping fulfil the dreams of adults with life limiting illnesses will be celebrating its 10th annual Race Day on Tuesday 28th March 2017. More >>

TV Celebrities at Upcoming Taupo Home & Garden Show

Friday, 17 March 2017, 11:34 am | Home and Garden Show

Organisers of the Taupo Home & Garden Show are pleased to announce that The Block NZ fan favourites, Cat and Jeremy, will be celebrity guests at the show, which opens at the Great Lake Centre on Friday 31st March. The presence of the television celebrities ... More >>

Paddlers at the ready for this weekend’s Great Waka Ama race

Friday, 17 March 2017, 11:16 am | University of Auckland

World champions and those new to the sport of Waka Ama will make up the mix of crews paddling on the Waitemata Harbour this weekend for the annual University of Auckland Great Waka Ama race. More >>

3 of NZ’s top musicians To Join Cosmic Shambles Live!

Friday, 17 March 2017, 10:33 am | Elephant Publicity

We can’t keep it in the bag any longer! Cosmic Shambles LIVE bring their one-night-only tasting menu of witty stand-up, fascinating scientific explorations and big name musicians to Auckland , Wellington and Christchurch this April! The UK roadshow have ... More >>

Special Guests attend ASB Polyfest at 10:30am this Morning

Friday, 17 March 2017, 10:18 am | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest welcomes some special guests to the Manukau Sports Bowl this morning, with the Minster for Pacific Peoples - Hon Alfred Ngaro and league legend Nigel Vagana attending a function at the ASB Activation Marquee from 10:30am. More >>

 

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