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Central are team to beat in Beko Netball League

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:30 am | Netball NZ

Netball Central face one of their biggest challenges as they aim to hold top spot on the Beko Netball League points table. More >>

Censor: guidance essential for teens watching 13 Reasons Why

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:06 am | Office of Film and Literature Classification

The Classification Office has created a new RP18 rating specifically for the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The classification recognises that teens are watching and will continue to watch the series, while signalling the strong content and emphasising ... More >>

Treaty Times 30 event at Upper Hutt Library

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:58 am | NZSTI

NZSTI presents the book Treaty Times Thirty containing 30 translations of the Treaty of Waitangi to His Worship Mayor Wayne Guppy More >>

Rae of light for father and son duo at World Masters Games

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:19 am | Yachting New Zealand

Murray Rae was keen to tackle the World Masters Games with his former Rome Olympics teammate but when Ron Watson wasn’t available he was able to call on a veteran of seven America’s Cups and five round the world yacht races. More >>

Winter F.A.W.C! Programme out with 64 events!

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:06 am | Winter F.A.W.C

The F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic Winter Series programme launched today Thursday 27 April with over 20,000 programmes delivered to readers of Hawke’s Bay Today. Additional programmes will be distributed in Wellington and in Auckland via the Weekend ... More >>

Friendship Favoured Over Foe for Kiwis

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 5:34 pm | Colmar Brunton

New Zealanders are looking forward to forging friendships over competition as World Masters Games 2017 kicks off this week, according to survey results released today by Colmar Brunton. More >>

Art community unites to help refugee girls’ education

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:58 pm | Art for Education

Design student unites art community to help refugee girls’ education A 19-year old graphic design student has persuaded a wide mix of up-and-coming artists to donate their work to raising funds for girls’ education in places where this basic human ... More >>

Kiwi Ferns to defend ANZAC Test victory

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwi Ferns Head Coach Tony Benson has named his squad for next week’s ANZAC Test against the Jillaroos at Canberra’s GIO Stadium. More >>

Lebanese architecture and artist duo install in Wellington

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:51 pm | Letting Space

Public art programme Letting Space announces its first international residency, hosting Lebanese architect and artist collaborators Rana Haddad and Pascal Hachem. The pair have recently arrived in Wellington City where they will be resident until mid May. More >>

Holder aims for Whangarei podium in Hyundai

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:43 pm | Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team

Hyundai rally driver David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer aim to continue their good form in Whangarei as they tackle the second of their New Zealand Rally Championship appearances in the Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car. More >>

Cojanu only credible opponent for Parker

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 3:16 pm | Duco Events

WBO Heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is pleased his three month training camp is not all in vain following the announcement today that he will face Razvan ‘Big Foot’ Cojanu next Saturday night. More >>

Three Announces the Bachelor NZ: Women Tell All

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 3:05 pm | Mediaworks NZ Ltd

MediaWorks are pleased to announce the return of Three’s The Bachelor New Zealand: Women Tell All , thanks to Colgate Optic White, with tickets to the live event on May 21 on sale from today at 3pm. More >>

Hybrid Rose - COSMIC

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:56 pm | Hybrid Rose

Hybrid Rose proudly presents to you COSMIC, her debut album. COSMIC isn't merely a sonic, but a multimedia experience that combines visual and interactive aesthetics with exuberant, conscious electronica. More >>

Sky Tower lights for 25,000 athletes

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:36 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

For the final four nights of World Masters Games 2017, SKYCITY will light the Sky Tower in a dynamic pink and blue pattern to back the 25,000 athletes taking part. More >>

Good in the Hood voting set to address community needs

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:23 pm | Z Energy

New Zealanders will help address needs in neighbourhoods across the country, when they vote in Z Energy’s Good in the Hood this May. More >>

Packards at WOW

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:39 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Possibly the best line up ever outside the United States of classic Packard motor vehicles will be on display at next year’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. More >>

Opening next week: Caressing the silver rectangle

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:30 pm | Enjoy Art Gallery

As digital technologies shift and evolve, they open up new and increasingly complex interfaces with notions of identity and embodiment. In this way, the design language of media such as spam ad banners, laptop track pads and voice assistants like Siri ... More >>

Auckland Grandmother Running Her Way Around the World

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:16 pm | Air NZ Hawke's Bay Marathon

Auckland Grandmother Charlotte Nasey loves to run, so much so that this incredible 66-year-old is fast approaching 200 marathons as she aims up at completing at least one on each of the seven continents, with next month’s Air New Zealand Hawke’s ... More >>

Jazz Awards to recognise talent at Wellington Jazz Festival

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:50 am | Recorded Music NZ

The Wellington Jazz Festival will be home to the New Zealand Jazz Awards in 2017, where the winners of the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album and the APRA Best Jazz Composition will be announced on 11 June. More >>

Rare Cars Start Arriving in Wellington for MTA Centenary

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:40 am | Motor Trade Association

Over the next few days over 150 of New Zealand’s most treasured, historic, fastest, greatest and latest cars will be brought in to Wellington for the MTA centenary Car Show of the Century. More >>

Joseph Parker opponent arrives in Auckland

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:35 am | Duco Events

Cojanu made his Pro Debut in 2011 and has 300 plus amateur fights under his belt. In 2008 he qualified for the Olympics and was a National Champion of Romania in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. He won the "Romanian Coup" tournament in 2005, ... More >>

Weaving through a lens

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:31 am | Otago Polytech

‘The most powerful way to reduce poverty is to give women access to income.’ That’s the motivation behind Awamaki, a Women’s Cooperative Programme run for Andean women in Peru. It helps women start and run their own business – creating ... More >>

“Babylon’s Song” nominated for 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Awards

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:29 am | Woelf Dietrich

Local Resident Takes on Sci-Fi Universe in new International Collaborative Publishing Venture and ends up being nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel Award More >>

David Dallas ‘Hood Country Club’ Album Release Shows

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:29 am | Delete

In celebration of the release of his fourth studio album Hood Country Club last Friday 21 April, David Dallas has announced shows in Wellington and Auckland. More >>

The Greatest Dancefloor Musical Ever

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:27 am | Skip Ink

The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER , will tour New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta -- spawning a decade ... More >>

Make the World a Banter Place

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:16 am | Frontier Touring Company

“Overwhelmingly politically incorrect” ( What’s Good ) Alex Williamson knows how to Banter. Alex (or Shooter as his fans affectionately know him) is a unique, multifaceted filmmaker, songwriter and performer who has proven to be a huge runaway ... More >>

Campbell eager to tackle Whangarei

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:13 am | Campbell Rally Sport

Campbell eager to tackle Whangarei Tauranga’s Phil Campbell is eager to get underway when the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the International Rally of Whangarei, gets underway this Friday. Campbell had initially ... More >>

Whangarei hosts New Zealand’s international car rally

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:09 am | International Rally of Whangarei

This weekend’s 28-30 April International Rally of Whangarei brings a large multi-cultural blend and top cars to New Zealand for the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). More >>

Metal Giants Head North

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:05 am | Alien Weaponry

Northland metal fans are in for a treat this weekend, with two of the country’s top metal bands playing in Kaitaia and Whangarei. More >>

Blind Athlete Attempting Another First

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 9:11 pm | MDJ Media

Blind Athlete Attempting Another First Wellington’s Fine Signs Crazyman has been the regions premier multisport race since 1991. But after almost three decades it will feature another first this year as ground breaking endurance athlete, Neelusha ... More >>

Price and Meyer Fly NZ Flag at Kentucky

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 8:58 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand has just two combinations at this week’s Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. More >>

Meech returns to racing after long layoff

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 12:37 pm | Yachting New Nealand

It was while out sailing with his parents that Sam Meech decided he wanted to put another Olympic campaign together. More >>

Pulse 47 def Mystics 43

Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 12:06 pm | ANZ Premiership

Official Result: Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse 47 def SKYCITY Mystics 43 Media Update Monday 24 April, 2017 More >>

Second book in YA Fantasy trilogy from New Zealand author

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:07 pm | Elsewhen Press

PRESS RELEASE: Elsewhen Press announces second book in YA Fantasy trilogy from New Zealand author Rebecca Hall The Eternity War is still being waged and the Academy remains caught up in it. The new Principal is an angel, the Teratology teacher is ... More >>

Silvermoon Tactix Head Coach Announces Resignation

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:03 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

24th April 2017 In her third season in the role, Sue Hawkins has resigned from her role as Head Coach of the Silvermoon Tactix. More >>

Veitch the NZ Champion for Third Year in a Row

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:01 pm | Bikesport NZ

Veitch the NZ Champion for Third Year in a Row APRIL 24, 2017: Preparation for his national title defence could not have been much worse for South Islander Grason Veitch, but it didn't seem to matter in the end. The 14-year-old from Dunedin surprised everybody, ... More >>

Para-sailors turning heads at World Masters Games

Monday, 24 April 2017, 8:59 pm | Yachting New Zealand

Chris Sharp’s green machine is becoming well known on the sailing course at the World Masters Games, largely because it’s finishing ahead of most of his rivals. What makes that extraordinary is that Sharp is a paraplegic after a motorbike accident ... More >>

Massey’s movie man launches NZ classic film series

Monday, 24 April 2017, 5:07 pm | Massey University

New Zealand cinema is established enough to merit a series of books each dedicated to a movie deemed a local classic, and Massey University cinema expert Dr Brian McDonnell has written the first, In My Father’s Den , adapted from the novel of the same ... More >>

Celebrities for NZ's Largest Ever Trail Run in Waitomo

Monday, 24 April 2017, 5:04 pm | Waitomo Trail Run

From Newshub’s Mike McRoberts and Samantha Hayes – to Bachelorettes, & Famous Sportspeople, Here’s Who to Look out For More >>

World Masters Games 2017 commemorates Anzac Day

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:54 pm | World Masters Games

An Anzac Day service at Queens Wharf and a star-studded New Zealand versus Australia exhibition basketball match will be the focus of World Masters Games 2017’s Anzac Day commemorations. More >>

Inclusive NZ Deaf and hearing theatre to tour overseas

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:45 pm | University of Waikato

A new multi-lingual devised theatre production, Salonica, by Equal Voices Arts Company has been invited overseas to perform and tour in the UK, Serbia and Montenegro. More >>

micronism - inside a quiet mind

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:41 pm | LOOP Recordings Aotearoa

Originally released in 1998 through Kog Transmissions and only available on a very limited CD run, we’re proud to present remastered and for the first time digitally, micronism – inside a quiet mind , one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed electronic ... More >>

Kaibosh’s Make a Meal in May appel

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:03 pm | Kaibosh

On Monday 1 May, Kaibosh – the Wellington Region’s own food rescue organisation – launches Make a Meal in May , its annual fundraising appeal. More >>

Ren Lunicke: I’m an Apache Attack Helicopter

Monday, 24 April 2017, 3:48 pm | Michelle-Ryan Arts

Ren Lunicke (of the international award-winning genderqueer coming-of-age play “Ze”: queer as f*ck!) is the genuine article, a gender non-binary trans individual making their way through a world that knows little to nothing about people like them. Far ... More >>

Comedy Fest Podcast Series

Monday, 24 April 2017, 3:02 pm | Elephant Publicity

Aunty Donna, Little Empire and The Spinoff bring live podcasts to Basement Theatre this Comedy Fest More >>

Lions make it three in a row

Monday, 24 April 2017, 1:42 pm | Auckland Rugby League

The Mt Albert Lions have made it three wins in a row to start the season -sitting atop alongside the Pt Chevalier Pirates- after working their way to a 24-12 win over Papakura in Round 3 of the SAS Fox Memorial Premiership. More >>

Happily ever after on World Penguin Day in New Zealand

Monday, 24 April 2017, 12:51 pm | Tourism New Zealand

April 2017 April 25 marks World Penguin Day and nowhere celebrates penguins quite like New Zealand. At Auckland’s Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium, a same sex pair of king penguins are celebrating World Penguin Day with their surrogate foster ... More >>

Hip Hop International NZ Gear up for World Qualifiers

Monday, 24 April 2017, 12:28 pm | Hip Hop International New Zealand

Hip Hop International Zealand this week will host yet again the hip hop national finals at Vodafone Events Centre in Auckland from 27th – 29th April 2017. The competition has a track record of being the vehicle that catapults kiwi’s to international ... More >>

Tami Neilson Sings! The Songs of Sinners

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:43 am | Mushroom Group

In her most extensive headline tour of New Zealand this year, multi-award winning songstress Tami Neilson and her Hot Rockin’ Band of Rhythm are taking their hit show the ‘Songs Of Sinners’ on the road this May and June! More >>

Andy Griffith’s Bestseller Comes to Life

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:38 am | SWPR

13-Storeys of Fun as Andy Griffith’s Bestseller Comes to Life on Tour in April And May More >>

Cast your votes for a Community Changemaker

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:32 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

Public voting is now open for the inaugural AMP Capital People’s Choice Award for a Community Changemaker 2017. More >>

Purvis the "Maximum Man" at Junior Nationals

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:03 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 23, 2017: It was certainly a maximum effort from some of the riders at this year's annual New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships in Taranaki at the weekend. The top three classes at the Un4seen Decals-sponsored event were all "maximums" ... More >>

The Winning L’Attitude!

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:51 am | Sweet Adelines

This weekend the best in a cappella singing wowed audience and judges alike at the Distinctly Dunedin Sweet Adelines NZ national Competitions. More >>

Youthline launches free online app

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:44 am | Youthline

New Zealand, 24 April, 2017: Today young New Zealanders will have access to a free interactive app, one of the first of its kind in the world, aimed at giving them the confidence and knowledge to reach their potential. More >>

British Pianist Kathryn Stott Performs in Wellington in May

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:27 am | SWPR

Grammy Award winning British pianist Kathryn Stott comes to Wellington in May as part of her first national tour in Chamber Music New Zealand’s Kaleidoscopes 2017 Season. More >>

Statement From Team Fury And Hennessy Sports

Monday, 24 April 2017, 9:17 am | Duco Events

It is with our deepest regret that we have to announce that the WBO World Heavyweight Championship between the Champion, Joseph Parker, and mandatory challenger, Hughie Fury, scheduled for Saturday 6th May 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand, has been postponed. ... More >>

Touchdown And Take Off in Bermuda

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 7:23 pm | Team New Zealand

Touchdown And Take Off in Bermuda It is just over three weeks since Emirates Team New Zealand was sailing in New Zealand, and today the teams America’s Cup Class race boat was out sailing on Bermuda s Great Sound for the first time under inquisitive ... More >>

Mediaworks Announces Married at First Sight NZ

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 7:06 pm | Mediaworks

Mediaworks Announces Married at First Sight NZ MediaWorks is pleased to announce that for the first time, it will be producing a local version of Married at First Sight. The winning format is the ultimate social experiment and has proven to be ... More >>

WBOP Magic 61 def Silvermoon Tactix 46

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:59 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: WBOP Magic 61 def Silvermoon Tactix 46 Media Update Sunday 23 April, 2017 More >>

Record tumbles at 15th annual Routeburn Classic

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:58 pm | Routeburn Classic

Record tumbles at 15th annual Routeburn Classic Adventure Run The fact he had never walked – let alone run – New Zealand’s world-famous Routeburn Track didn’t deter mountain-running champ Jack Beaumont from blitzing the field in the Routeburn ... More >>


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