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Beat the cold snap

Monday, 9 April 2018, 11:58 am | EECA

Winter is coming with the first cold snap hitting the country but you can make your home cosier with some simple, quick DIY. More >>

National Cross-Country Champs Given a Shake-up

Monday, 9 April 2018, 11:12 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 9, 2018: The 2018 New Zealand Cross-country Championships will now very definitely go right down to the wire at the fourth and final round after several top riders experienced mixed fortunes at round three near Taupo on Sunday. More >>

Workshops, street food and bike races at eco event

Monday, 9 April 2018, 11:02 am | EcoDay

Get your upcycled and sustainably-made glad rags on and join the fun - EcoDay is back! Taking place Sunday 15 April at EcoMatters Environment Trust and the surrounding park in New Lynn, this free event is packed with entertainment for all ages. This ... More >>

2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 5 - April 9

Monday, 9 April 2018, 10:52 am | TVNZ

New Zealanders are watching, streaming and cheering on our athletes More >>

2018 Take the Time to Talk Awareness Week

Monday, 9 April 2018, 10:20 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The April 9-13 Take the Time to Talk Awareness Week is when the New Zealand funeral industry aims to re-focus people’s attention on the act of saying goodbye to loved ones. More >>

Pool B wide open after stunning win for Malawi over NZ

Monday, 9 April 2018, 10:05 am | Netball New Zealand

The New Zealand team face a real test of character at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after being upstaged 57-53 by Malawi on day three of the netball tournament on Sunday. More >>

Stellar line-up announced for Ohakune Mardi Gras

Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:30 am | Ohakune Mardi Gras

A star-studded line-up has been confirmed for the 2018 Ohakune Mardi Gras , which returns to the central North Island town after a two-year hiatus. Presented by Audiology and ZM , the Ohakune Mardi Gras will be held across one action-packed day, on Saturday, ... More >>

Third consecutive title for BP IRB Champions

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:07 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Services have again been crowned the BP New Zealand IRB Champions despite a premature end to the weekend, due to tough surf conditions at Waihi Beach. More >>

Raglan artist to display artwork at United Nations

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:04 pm | Dynamic Media

Raglan artist Yaniv Janson will exhibit his paintings at the United Nations in New York in June. More >>

Stevens’ double double at NZ Shears

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier shearer Ricci Stevens completed a unique double of doubles on Saturday night when he won a New Zealand Senior Senior title final which would almost inevitably have it’s own special place in shearing sports history whomever won. More >>

Amazing Alabaster lands eighth national woolhandling title

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:02 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was “amazing” for the eighth time when Taihape school teacher, mother-of-one and former World champion Sheree Alabaster won the New Zealand Open woolhandling title for an eigthh time in Te Kuiti last night(Saturday). More >>

Southern man “Stratty” claims second NZ Shears circuit title

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 8:00 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Nathan Stratford will make his second trip to the UK as a New Zealand team member after winning the New Zealand Shears Circuit final in Te Kuiti last night. More >>

New Zealand sailors claim three medals in Palma

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 10:35 am | Yachting New Nealand

New Zealand sailors made a successful start to the European season, winning three medals at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma, the third-most of any nation at the event. Sam Meech collected silver in the Laser, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech were ... More >>

BP New Zealand IRB Championships

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 7:06 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Champions go head-to-head in mighty battle at BP New Zealand IRB Championships Sunset Beach Lifeguard Service has taken the early lead at the two-day BP New Zealand IRB Championships, held this weekend in Waihi Beach, despite a challenging day with mixed ... More >>

Rd 1 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership match reports

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 7:04 pm | Auckland Rugby League

Rd 1 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership match reports April 7, 2018 A wrap of the action from Round 1 of the 2018 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership. Glenora Bears 10 Pt Chevalier 11 Pt Chevalier wrestled control of the Konica Minolta Roope Rooster, and the Stormont ... More >>

Commonwealth Games: Weekend Highlights

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 11:27 am | TVNZ

Weekend Highlights - April 7 & 8 The competition continues in earnest this weekend, with more medal opportunities for Kiwi athletes. More >>

Medals on the agenda for Kiwi sailors in Palma

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 11:25 am | Yachting New Nealand

Sam Meech has guaranteed himself a medal at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma and three other New Zealand boats will be fighting for a podium finish on the final day of the event tonight (NZ time). Meech is virtually assured of silver in the Laser ... More >>

NZ team notch second win at Commonwealth Games

Friday, 6 April 2018, 6:02 pm | Netball NZ

NZ team notch second win at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Media Update Friday 6 April More >>

Ha the Unclear/Wallace Line NZ Tour

Friday, 6 April 2018, 5:16 pm | The Label

Tonight, Ha the Unclear embark on the first date of their Wallace Line NZ Tour , hitting Christchurch's mystical venue Space Academy with their highly lovable tunes and full force live show for the people. Hear their brand new single Wallace Line ... More >>

Preview: Your Heart Looks Like a Vagina by Dominic Hoey

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:48 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Watch: Video on the making of Your Heart Looks Like a Vagina from the Loading Docs programme. More >>

Military Teams Battle for Catering Supremacy

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Things will be heating up in the kitchen at the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) Devonport Naval Base next week as New Zealand and American military catering teams showcase their skills in a prestigious catering competition. The teams will be from ... More >>

The 2018 Sir Julius Vogel Awards

Friday, 6 April 2018, 3:50 pm | NZ Science Fiction And Fantasy Association

The Awards recognise achievements by New Zealanders, both amateur and professional, in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres. More >>

Seven months is a long time to wait for a shot at redemption

Friday, 6 April 2018, 3:32 pm | Auckland Rugby League

This Saturday Pt Chevalier finally get their opportunity, travelling away to Harold Moody Reserve to take on the Glenora Bears in a re-match of last year’s SAS Fox Memorial Premiership Grand Final, which saw the Bears produce a 26-0 shutout victory ... More >>

Aroha Quartet's concerts to explore Light & Dark

Friday, 6 April 2018, 3:27 pm | Aroha Quartet

The well-known Wellington-based Aroha String Quartet will explore a wide range of moods and sound worlds in their dynamic Light & Dark programme to be performed in thirteen centres around New Zealand in 2018. Their concert series begins in Cambridge ... More >>

Tom Cunliffe announces album date and New Zealand tour

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:12 pm | NicNak Media

Kiwi troubadour Tom Cunliffe has today released ‘ Burning Blood ’, the second single from his upcoming album TEMPLATE FOR LOVE , out on April 13 . More >>

NZRL confirms preparations on track for Test in Denver

Friday, 6 April 2018, 11:45 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Preparations for the Kiwis’ ground-breaking Test against England in Denver are coming together nicely, New Zealand Rugby League confirms. The RLIF sanctioned match scheduled to be held on 23 June at Mile High Stadium will bring international rugby ... More >>

2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 2 - April 6

Friday, 6 April 2018, 11:43 am | TVNZ

It was victory in the velodrome for the Kiwis during day one of competition yesterday. More >>

Shania Twain Adds Second Auckland Show

Friday, 6 April 2018, 10:24 am | Live Nation

Shania Twain The Queen of Country Pop Adds Second Auckland Show on First Ever New Zealand Tour Following Sell-Out FRIDAY APRIL 6, 2018 – The world’s top-selling female country artist of all time, SHANIA TWAIN , has confirmed she will play a second ... More >>

Winning start for NZ netballers at Commonwealth Games

Friday, 6 April 2018, 10:08 am | Netball NZ

Winning start for NZ netballers at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Media Update Thursday 5 April More >>

Sam Meech in contention in Palma

Friday, 6 April 2018, 10:04 am | Yachting New Zealand

Sam Meech had his worst day at the Princess Sofia regatta in Palma overnight (NZ time) but he's still in gold-medal contention heading into the business end of the event. More >>

Henare still warm favourite

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World and Golden Shears champion Joel Henare remains a warm TAB favourite to win a fifth New Zealand Open woolhandling championship and his fourth in a row after a shaky path going into the final in Te Kuiti tomorrow night (Saturday). More >>

Jimmy flies to speedshears win

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:37 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

They call him Jimmy Superfly for good reason, as it turned out when Rangitikei shearer Jimmy Samuels won the New Zaland Shearing and Woolhandling Championships Speedshear in Te Kuiti tonight. More >>

‘Roaring’ hunters reminded to take distress beacons

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:33 am | Maritime New Zealand

Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) is reminding hunters heading out for the ‘roar’ that a registered distress beacon could save their life following two rescues this week. RCCNZ organised the rescue of two hunters who were bluffed on the West Coast, ... More >>

Farmers challenged to turn junk into art

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:30 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

6TH April 2018 Farmers challenged to turn junk into art for Manawatu festival Young farmers will be armed with pliers, jig saws, drills, tail paint cans, and mini diggers in a contest with a difference this month. Multiple teams will face-off against each ... More >>

Woolhandler in a class of her own

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:54 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Former New Zealand Open woolhandling champion Hanatia Tipene barely missed a beat after being eliminated in this year’s heats in Te Kuiti today. More >>

Announcing Extended Conversations Participants

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:41 pm | Enjoy

Enjoy Public Art Gallery and Blue Oyster Art Project Space are pleased to welcome the following emerging writers to the Extended Conversations programme: Jessica Aitken Fresh and Fruity Simon Gennard Dilohana Lekamge Francis McWhannell Hanahiva Rose ... More >>

The man about the house wins unique

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:31 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Napier dad Ricci Stevens claimed dinner-table bragging rights with Shearing Sports New Zealand’s No 1 Senior woolhandling ranking for the season after a unique national championshps final in Te Kuiti today. More >>

Auckland Rugby League Club season previews

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 6:24 pm | Auckland Rugby League

Club season previews - 2018 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership April 5, 2018 Auckland Rugby League Media The Auckland Rugby League previews all 10 first division clubs ahead of the 2018 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership kicking off on April 7. Glenora Bears ... More >>

2018 NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:38 pm | Mountain Film Festival

The 2018 NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will be held in Wanaka, Queenstown and Cromwell from June 29 to July 7. More >>

ASB sponsorship of Black Ferns and Maori All Blacks

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 3:51 pm | ASB Bank

ASB today announced a multi-year partnership with the Black Ferns and Maori All Blacks teams to sit alongside its existing All Blacks sponsorship, which has been extended until 2020. More >>

TV Watchdog Fails Families, No Longer Fit For Purpose

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 1:40 pm | Family First

In a stunning admission, the Broadcasting Standards Authority have said that they “ do not have a general supervisory role ”, and have endorsed a programme with an “ unusually large volume of complaints ” and which had a number of corporate ... More >>

BSA says Naked Attraction was acceptable to broadcast

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 1:24 pm | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority has found it was acceptable to broadcast the first two episodes of the British dating show Naked Attraction after 9.30pm with the AO (Adults Only) classification, but a stronger content warning for audiences ... More >>

2018 Commonwealth Games Day One Highlights

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 12:28 pm | TVNZ

Day One Highlights - April 5 New Zealanders stayed up late last night to watch Sophie Pascoe lead the New Zealand team into Carrara Stadium for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. More >>

Students among medal hopefuls at Commonwealth Games

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:56 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland students feature strongly in New Zealand’s gold medal hopes as the 2018 Commonwealth Games begin on the Gold Coast. More >>

NZSO mixes Zappa and Mozart on Wellington’s waterfront

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:41 am | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra breaks out of the traditional concert hall next week with a new series of boutique-style performances on Wellington’s waterfront. More >>

Vodafone Warriors fans opportunity to win $1 million

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:35 am | Vodafone

Vodafone rewards Vodafone Warriors fans with million dollar prize pool Vodafone has today announced a fantastic reward for Vodafone Warriors fans, with the opportunity to win a share of a million dollars through the Stadium Live App. More >>

Prepare Your Appetite for Adler

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:30 am | NikNak Media

Former Guns N’ Roses drummer and co-writer Steven Adler is igniting his Adler’s Appetite band and has today announced an Australasian tour, with a very special one-of-a-kind ‘one night only’ show at the Powerstation in Auckland on Thursday, May 24 . Presented ... More >>

TAB favours Smith for NZ Shears treble repeat

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:07 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The TAB has endorsed the near invincible finals form of shearier Rowland Smith by making him favourite to repeat a treble of the three Open-class shearing titles at the New Zealand shearing and woolhandling championships in Te Kuiti. More >>

Parris Goebel to join World Vision 40 Hour Famine

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:05 am | World Vision New Zealand

International dancer and choreographer Parris Goebel will team up with World Vision New Zealand this year as the 40 Hour Famine ambassador. More >>

Nacra pair revel in strong winds at Palma

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 9:21 am | Yachting New Zealand

The wind made its presence felt in Palma and so did a handful of New Zealand sailors as they made their move on the third day of the Princess Sofia regatta. More >>

Marlon Williams: Second Christchurch Show Added

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 9:00 am | Mushroom Group

Adding to a string of sold out New Zealand shows this May, Heartstop Music and Eccles Entertainment have now added a second show at Christchurch’s Foundry on Monday 21st May. Tickets for this new Christchurch show are on sale at midday today from ... More >>

Science and photography fuse in ‘The Undiscovered Nebulae’

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 4:12 pm | Depot Artspace

Science and photography fuse in ‘The Undiscovered Nebulae’ Ever wondered what the Universe looks like, way way out there? Conceptual photographer and science enthusiast Andie Pryce has. More >>

Unique opportunities to mingle with NRL stars

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 3:59 pm | Sea Eagles

Rugby league fans will get unprecedented opportunities to mingle with some of the biggest stars in the NRL when the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles come to Christchurch in June. More >>

Wakeboarding New Zealand ushers in a new generation

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 2:22 pm | Wake NZ

It’s been 20 years since veteran wakeboarder Gavin Broadbent competed in New Zealand’s first ever national wakeboarding championships. This weekend he’ll take to the water again, and it’ll be seven year old son Fletcher who’s proudly stepping ... More >>

Husband and wife battle for top woolhandling honour

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 2:21 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The opening day of the New Zealand Shearing and Woolhandling championships in Te Kuiti tomorrow (Thursday) could see a unique piece of matrimonial property decided by a couple whose family exemplify the adage “the family that plays together stays ... More >>

Hunter Safety Messaging

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 2:15 pm | Firearms Safety Specialists NZ Ltd

Another weekend approaches where hunters will venture into the hills in search of a roaring stag. Firearms Safety Specialists consultant Nicole McKee warns hunters that if they become complacent with their handling they will become a statistic. More >>

Nicole Andrews announces Album Release and Tour

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:50 pm | Nicole Andrews

Wellington based singer and electronic musician, Nicole Andrews, is set to release her second and highly anticipated album, A Stranger, on May 4th followed by a national album tour. More >>

Looking for NZ's Best Young Animator

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:42 pm | New Education group

Looking for New Zealand’s Best Young Animator through Light & Dark 3 April 2018 --- Aspiring artists from around New Zealand sharpen your pencils and hone your Photoshop skills: the Light and Dark Secondary School Character Competition is now ... More >>

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision's new online exhibition

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 10:36 am | Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision's new online exhibition – Te Reo Pāpāho is the story of Te Reo on Air. Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision has announced the launch of Te Reo Pāpāho, an exhibition that profiles the broadcasters who have championed ... More >>

Wellington Brass Band return home Champions again!

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 10:32 am | Wellington City Council

The Australian national band championships took place in Melbourne over Easter weekend. This year's competition saw over 70 bands, and 3000 attendees compete throughout five main events. Competition is fierce with quality bands such as Brisbane Excelsior ... More >>



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