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Pop-up Globe Reveals Showstopper Sydney Location

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 2:14 pm | Pop Up Globe

After performing to an astonishing 450,000 people in just two years, New Zealand’s greatest theatrical export Pop-up Globe today unveils the location of its next big O.E. and it’s a showstopper! More >>

Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge Launches in NZ

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 2:09 pm | PR Ink

A competition that celebrates the heroes that brew our everyday coffee fix, the Almond Breeze Latte Art Video Challenge™ (LAVC), is coming to New Zealand! More >>

Suzanne Vega announces New Zealand tour

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:37 pm | The Label

US singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega makes a long-awaited return to New Zealand this August, with concerts in Auckland and Wellington. Tour dates for Suzanne Vega’s first New Zealand shows in 25 years are as follows: More >>

David Byrne Announces New Zealand & Australian Tour

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:35 pm | Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce that David Byrne – Talking Heads bandleader, solo artist, visual artist and author – will bring his American Utopia World Tour to New Zealand and Australia in November 2018. Tickets go on sale on Monday 18 June, ... More >>

Kiwi stalwart retires from international rugby league

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 12:34 pm | New Zealand Kiwis

New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) wishes to honour Kiwi #731 Simon Mannering for his outstanding service to the New Zealand Kiwis and the NZRL upon the announcement that he has retired from international rugby league. Mannering has pulled on the Kiwis ... More >>

A big deal for little teams: The Big Little Sponsorship

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 10:57 am | AA Insurance

Auckland 12 June 2018 – Former All Black Keven Mealamu is getting behind a campaign to give a sporting boost to one lucky Auckland primary school – helping to shape some of our sporting heroes of the future. More >>

Six Māori writers announced for Te Papa Tupu 2018

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 9:28 am | Maori Literature Trust

Six aspiring writers have been selected for Te Papa Tupu 2018, a writing programme developed by the Māori Literature Trust and organised by Huia Publishers. More >>

Save the date - Synthony is back for 2018!

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 9:03 am | NicNak Media

Due to popular demand, Synthony is returning to the Auckland Town Hall. For one night only, on Saturday, September 15 , the iconic central city venue will transform into a dance party like no other! Synthony features some of New Zealand’s best-known ... More >>

The Catherine Tate Show - Live: Two New Shows Added

Monday, 11 June 2018, 5:22 pm | Live Nation

AUCKLAND, NZ (June 11, 2018) – The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor, CATHERINE TATE , is bringing The Catherine Tate Show - Live to New Zealand for the first time, with shows in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch commencing ... More >>

Julia Deans announces We Light Fire tour

Monday, 11 June 2018, 4:24 pm | Noise PR

Julia Deans is proud to announce a special nationwide tour in celebration of the release of her critically acclaimed sophomore album ‘ We Light Fire ’. Inspired by world events, friends, and family, We Light Fire is an album that examines both ... More >>

Entries Open for Giant Minaret Burn MTB 2019

Monday, 11 June 2018, 2:14 pm | 100 Percent Pure Racing

The top dogs of cross country mountain biking will join together for one of Wanaka’s celebrated MTB events – the Giant Minaret Burn - with entries now open for the single stage event as part of the prestigious Red Bull Defiance. More >>

Cairns Breaks through for Historic Victory

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 11, 2018: It was a groundbreaking performance from Thames rider Natasha Cairns in the enduro nationals this season. More >>

ANZ Premiership - Round 6 Preview

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:54 pm | Netball NZ

Silvermoon Tactix v Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel When: 7:30pm, Monday 11 June Where: Horncastle Arena, Christchurch Broadcast: SKY Sport 1 (NZ), FanPass (SKY), Radio Sport, (outside NZ) More >>

How Scouts deals with allegations of wrong behavior

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:53 pm | Scouts New Zealand

We have prepared the following statement for you which explains how our organisation deals with allegations of wrong behaviour: More >>

Taranaki finals on Sat June 16

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:42 pm | Smokefreerockquest

The TSB Showplace will be pumping on Saturday (June 16) as the top youth bands in Taranaki play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2018 (details below). More >>

Southland final Friday June 15

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:41 pm | Smokefreerockquest

SIT Centrestage will be pumping on Friday (June 15) as the top youth bands and solo-duos in Southland play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2018 (details below). More >>

Central Otago final Saturday June 16

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:40 pm | Smokefreerockquest

The Lake Wanaka Centre will be pumping on Saturday (June 16)) as the top youth bands and solo-duos in Central Otago play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2018 (details below). More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Manawatu final results

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:39 pm | Smokefreerockquest

Palmerston North Girls’ High School two piece 'emo' band fruit juice parade took out first place at this year’s Manawatu Smokefreerockquest final at the Globe Theatre on Friday night. More >>

Canterbury solo- duo winners, Tangata Beats and band heats

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:39 pm | Smokefreerockquest

Media Release: Smokefreerockquest and Tangata Beats – Canterbury solo- duo winners, Tangata Beats and band heats results. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Whanganui final results

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:37 pm | Smokefreerockquest

The Remnant from Wanganui High School took out first place at this year’s regional Smokefreerockquest final at the Opera House on Saturday night. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Auckland regional finals results

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:37 pm | Smokefreerockquest

It was a huge weekend for aspiring Kiwi musicians as bands and solo duos played off in this year’s Smokefreerockquest Auckland regional finals. More >>

The Great New Zealand Folk Revival Tour

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:25 pm | The Label

This July, three of New Zealand's finest folk acts will join forces for a hearty live experience you won't want to miss. Their energy combined is enough to power a small village! More >>

Anytime Fitness Cashmere Members Get Guinness World Record

Monday, 11 June 2018, 1:03 pm | Anytime Fitness

Following a marathon effort last August, 14 local Christchurch spin cyclists have had their 26 hours, 4 minutes and 24 seconds record attempt ratified by the Guinness World Records and have been awarded a Guinness World Record for the World's longest ... More >>

Completely Nude Literary Event Comes to AKL

Monday, 11 June 2018, 12:59 pm | Naked Girls Reading

Naked Girls Reading: The Smut Edition promises to be an unmissable celebration of diverse bodies, saucy literature and, of course, empowered naked women. It runs at Caluzzi Bar & Cabaret for one night only on Thursday June 21st 2018. More >>

The Miltones to Support Tami Neilson on Upcoming Tour

Monday, 11 June 2018, 10:27 am | NicNak Media

Kiwi quintet The Miltones will open for Tami Neilson on her upcoming SASSAFRASS! New Zealand tour. Presented by Sunday Star Times and Under The Radar, the seven-date tour begins on July 26 in Nelson and makes its way across both islands before ending ... More >>

NZ Post supporting warmer Kiwi homes this Winter

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:47 am | NZ Post

NZ Post and New Zealand Red Cross are calling on Kiwis to donate their pre-loved curtains to help keep people in vulnerable situations warm this winter. More >>

The AM Show on Tour

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:45 am | Mediaworks

On a road trip like no other, The AM Show, supported by Chorus will be broadcasting from the regions of New Zealand in July. The road trip, spanning two weeks and covering four iconic New Zealand destinations - Queenstown, Nelson, Napier and Rotorua - will ... More >>

Capital Coast surf lifeguard award winners celebrated

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:43 am | Surf Life Saving

The annual Capital Coast Surf Life Saving regional awards of excellence have seen over 10 awards presented to surf lifeguards and club members for their tireless efforts over the 2018-19 patrol season. Clubs from right around the region took home awards ... More >>

Silver and bronze for NZ at World Cup Series final

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:38 am | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand might have had only two sailors competing at the World Cup Series final in Marseille but both collected medals overnight (NZ time) with Josh Junior taking silver and Andy Maloney bronze in the Finn. More >>

Clean Up Week is back for 2018, with some exciting news!

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:31 am | Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful and G.J. Gardner Homes join forces for New Zealand’s largest annual Clean Up Week More >>

SKYCITY Mystics 52 defeat Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse 51

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:22 am | Netball New Zealand

A miracle goal on the stroke of fulltime earned the SKYCITY Mystics a dramatic 52-51 win over the previously unbeaten Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse to close out Super Sunday in Christchurch today. More >>

Jhené Aiko returns to New Zealand for one night only

Monday, 11 June 2018, 8:51 am | NicNak Media

Grammy-nominated Jhené Aiko returns to New Zealand for one night only with special guest Ladi6 More >>

Ladies who rock….climb.

Sunday, 10 June 2018, 1:20 pm | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will showcase an incredible line up of female directors, authors, speakers and adventurers. The women are leading the charge in adventure sports and their stories are being told through film and literature. Many ... More >>

Rd 9 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership match reports

Sunday, 10 June 2018, 1:04 pm | Auckland Rugby League

Rd 9 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership match reports Northcote 28 Otahuhu 12 A double to James Waterson helped lift Northcote to a valuable victory over Otahuhu, which pushes them into the competition’s top four. Up 16-12 at the break, Northcote went ... More >>

Two Kiwis on the medal hunt

Sunday, 10 June 2018, 1:02 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Josh Junior won his first races of the European season overnight (NZ time) which put him in a strong position to win his first regatta of the season. More >>

Pop-up Globe founder honoured with Sir Peter Blake Award

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:50 am | Peter Blake Leadership Awards

Founder of the New Zealand-born theatrical sensation Pop-up Globe, Dr Miles Gregory, has tonight been bestowed the honour of a Blake Leader Award for his extraordinary efforts as an arts pioneer and innovator. More >>

Winners of Taranaki surf lifeguard awards announced

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:40 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Winners of Taranaki surf lifeguard awards announced A total of 13 awards have been given to surf lifeguards from around Taranaki, who have been commended for their remarkable efforts in both lifesaving at local beaches and as sport competitors at ... More >>

Chris Else is NZSA President of Honour

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:14 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

MEDIA RELEASE – For Immediate Release June 8th, 2018 NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY OF AUTHORS (PEN NZ INC) TE PUNI KAITUHI O AOTEAROA ANNOUNCES 2018-2019 PRESIDENT OF HONOUR CHRIS ELSE The NZSA is delighted to announce that Chris Else is their 2018-2019 President ... More >>

ASB gift Black Ferns a lasting memento

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:12 am | ASB Bank

ASB as proud partner of the world-champion Black Ferns is delighted to have been part of the inaugural capping event celebrating former players, who created history 20 years ago by coming home victorious from the first official Women’s Rugby World ... More >>

Art Collectors Snap Up $1.2 Million of Art at NZ Art Show

Friday, 8 June 2018, 7:50 pm | New Zealand Art Show

Media Release - for immediate release Artists Sell Out as Eager Art Collectors Snap Up $1.2 Million of Art at NZ Art Show More >>

2018 Swimming New Zealand Awards finalists announced

Friday, 8 June 2018, 5:29 pm | Swimming NZ

Swimming New Zealand has today announced the finalists for eleven categories at the 2018 Swimming New Zealand Awards, to honour and celebrate achievements by New Zealand swimmers, officials, volunteers and coaches in 2017-2018. More >>

$10,000 Opportunity for Writers

Friday, 8 June 2018, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Calling for applications from writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama with a literary track record, who are currently working on a new project. This annual Fellowship is awarded each year to a mid-career or senior writer to work on a project ... More >>

APO Announces Artist Change For Unwrap the Music

Friday, 8 June 2018, 4:15 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

APO ANNOUNCES ARTIST CHANGE FOR UNWRAP THE MUSIC Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) has announced a change to the upcoming concert Unwrap the Music: Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony, taking place on Wednesday 27 June at Auckland Town Hall. More >>

Treble Cone opens early, extends the 2018 ski season

Friday, 8 June 2018, 4:01 pm | Treble Cone

Outstanding early season conditions have skiers and snowboarders across New Zealand anticipating a long, cold winter. More >>

Kersten revelling in new Pulse role

Friday, 8 June 2018, 3:36 pm | Central Pulse

Kersten revelling in new Pulse role There’s no half-measures for Claire Kersten who has given ample evidence of her depth of talent during Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse’s record-breaking start to this year’s ANZ Premiership netball competition. ... More >>

ARL Media: June 9-10 Premiership previews

Friday, 8 June 2018, 12:34 pm | Auckland Rugby League

ARL Media: June 9-10 Premiership previews June 9-10 Premiership previews June 8, 2018 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership – Rd 9 Four of the five SAS Fox Memorial Premiership matches set down for Round 9 will see teams who are separated by just two points ... More >>

Keith Fenwick's ' The Colonists'

Friday, 8 June 2018, 10:26 am | NZPA

Auckland writer, Keith Fenwick, has just released The Colonists, the fourth novel in the Skidian Chronicles series. The Colonists is available on Amazon in paperback (US$15) or Kindle eBook (US$4.99.) More >>

Matariki Makes its Mark at Ara

Friday, 8 June 2018, 10:19 am | Ara Institute

An experience of a lifetime awaits Ara Institute of Canterbury students who will sleepover at the wharenui on campus before embarking on an early morning trip to the Port Hills to witness the rise of the Matariki constellation on the horizon. More >>

Tipi Haere Tour - Four Northland Shows

Friday, 8 June 2018, 10:16 am | LOOP Recordings Aotearoa

Next week sees Tiki Taane, Ria Hall & Laughton Kora hit the road for the Tipi Haere Tour , a special run of four shows in the Northland region. More >>

Interpol's 'Marauder' - First Single 'The Rover' Out Now

Friday, 8 June 2018, 9:44 am | The Label

Interpol's Marauder Out August 24 on Matador Records - First Single The Rover Out Now More >>

Sheppard Release Second Album - 'Watching the Sky'

Friday, 8 June 2018, 9:40 am | Blackout Music Management

After their ode to Australia ‘ Coming Home ’, Brisbane sibling super-group Sheppard are keeping with the theme as their new track ‘ Hometown ’ celebrates today’s global launch of their album ‘ Watching The Sky ’. Sheppard have silenced the ... More >>

Racing Releases New Single - 'Devil’s Work'

Friday, 8 June 2018, 9:38 am | NikNak Media

Racing are back! And they’re running the gamut with their new kick-ass single ‘Devil’s Work’ out today on all platforms. More >>

Parker v Whyte thriller set for London’s O2

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 8:39 pm | DUCO

Explosive heavyweights Dillian ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte and Joseph Parker will collide head on at The O2 in London on July 28 (July 29 NZ) in a bout that is sure to be seen as a ‘people’s eliminator’ for a rematch with WBA, WBO, IBF and ... More >>

Talented artist making waves in fashion

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 3:38 pm | ACG Strathallan

Aged just 23, ACG Strathallan alumna and Pukekohe native Lucy Gill is already making waves in the world of art and fashion. More >>

Kiwis to Contest Key Historic Motor Racing Meetings

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 3:18 pm | Historic Touring Car Association

Kiwis to Contest Key Historic Motor Racing Meetings in Europe And the UK Kiwi Historic Touring Car owners Peter Sturgeon and Graeme Cameron flew out to the UK this week to prepare for three of the biggest and most prestigious race meetings on the European ... More >>

Swimming New Zealand Extend Teamsports Partnership

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 3:16 pm | Swimming NZ

Swimming New Zealand is pleased to announce Teamsports will continue as official swimwear and apparel sponsor of the organisation for a further three years. More >>

Two leading Australian acts confirmed for Rhythm & Alps 2018

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 3:13 pm | Rhythm and Alps

Two leading Australian musical acts are the first names to be confirmed for Rhythm & Alps 2018. More >>

Top jazz talent recognised at NZ Jazz Awards

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 3:01 pm | Recorded Music NZ

Top jazz talent recognised at NZ Jazz Awards The winners of the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Artist and the APRA Best Jazz Composition were announced tonight at an awards event ahead of the opening of the Wellington Jazz Festival. More >>

Debut Single - Missy

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 2:14 pm | Delete

Missy (Abigail Knudson) is an intriguing new artist, traversing electronic pop, abstract trip hop beats, incredible vocals and challenging lyrics. Missy’s experimental approach to composition is, in part, a result of her ability to self-produce and ... More >>

Ancient wa’a connects cultures across the Pacific

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 12:45 pm | Maori Arts and Crafts Institute

Ancient wa’a connects cultures across the Pacific An ancient Hawaiian wa’a (waka/canoe) is connecting experts from across the Pacific and providing a unique opportunity for Māori canoe builders to document the canoe’s construction and help revitalise ... More >>



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