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Shearing Tests

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:26 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

October 15, 2017 The seven members of the New Zealand shearing team headed for transtasman tests in Australia later this month showed they are timing their form to the minute as they dominated competitions in New Zealand at on Saturday. More >>

Ellesmere show shearing results

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:24 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

October 15, 2017. Results of the Ellesmere A and P Show Shears at Leeston on Saturday, October 14, 2017: Open final (12 sheep): Delwyn Henricksen (Waipara) 14min 42sec, 70.53pts, 1; Mark Herlihy (Rangiora) 17min 40sec, 61pts, 2; Kelvin Webster (Christchurch) ... More >>

Poverty Bay Show shearing results

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 8:23 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

October 15, 2017 Results from the Poverty Bay A and P Show Shears at Gisborne on Saturday, October 14, 2017: Shearing: Open final (15 sheep): Rowland Smith (Ruawai/Hastings) 14min 55.59sec, 1; 52.113pts, 1; John Kirkpatrick (Napier) 15min 12sec, 54.867pts, ... More >>

World Cup Intercontinental Playoff Dates Confirmed

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Football

The news All Whites fans have been waiting to hear has finally arrived. New Zealand will face Peru in the Intercontinental Playoff and FIFA has confirmed the home leg will be staged at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday 11 November with kick-off ... More >>

Shearing champs results

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 12:27 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results from the 50th Waimate Shears and New Zealand Spring Shearing and Woolhandling Championships at Waimate on October 13-14, 2017: International: Transtasman Blade Shearing Test (4 sheep): New Zealand (Tony Dobbs 11min 50.06sec, 51.753pts; Phil ... More >>

First time team cleans up Spring Challenge North

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 12:23 pm | Spring Challenge

It was a clear-cut victory for 9-hour Team Fit to Live Radix Nutrition in the Torpedo7 Spring Challenge North, in Auckland, where they beat their closest rivals home by about an hour. More >>

New National Trampoline Champions Named

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 12:06 pm | New Zealand Gymnastics

260 athletes bounced their way into the Pioneer Stadium this week for the 2017 NZ Trampoline Championships. From Northland to Southland, they’ve represented 14 provinces around New Zealand, to battle it out for National titles. More >>

Both world and NZ records smashed at Pool Championships

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 12:02 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The second day of the annual Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) Pool Championships held this weekend in Auckland has seen a staggering 29 national records broken, alongside two world records, showcasing the surf lifesaving talent that exists here in New ... More >>

NZ Music Hall of Fame to induct pop/rock icon Sharon O’Neill

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:49 am | New Zealand Music Awards

Teased hair and rockstar flair defined a generation. But no-one pulled off the quintessentially 80’s look like Sharon O’Neill , who carved out a colourful and very successful musical career. More >>

Jimmy Barnes Working Class Man Tour Announced

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:46 am | Mushroom Group


Polished Diamonds too good for Silver Ferns

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 11:15 am | Netball NZ

Australian Diamonds 58 def Silver Ferns 42 Despite an improved showing, the Silver Ferns could not prevent the Australian Diamonds surging to a 4-0 Constellation Cup clean sweep in Sydney today. More >>

PGG Wrightson Wool National

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 2:51 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

PGG Wrightson Wool National Winton shearer Troy Pyper won’t be taking the foot off the pedal despite taking an early near-certain finals-placing lead in the PGG Wrightson Wool National Shearing Circuit after the second round in Waimate today. More >>

'ALLERGIC TO LOVE: curse of the 80s' is coming to CHCH

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 2:43 pm | Tom Knowles

'ALLERGIC TO LOVE: curse of the 80s' is coming to CHCH! 27th and 28th October: doors open with local live music from 8pm show starts at 9pm Saturday night: Free live cover band from 11pm At Rockstar Pizza- 104 Victoria St, Christchurch Central ‘ALLERGIC ... More >>

Community Engagement with National Pacific Radio Trust

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 11:54 am | National Pacific Radio Trust

Community Engagement with National Pacific Radio Trust Trustees of the National Pacific Radio Trust are looking forward to meet and engage with the Hamilton community during the occasion of the Pasifika Fan Fest on November 4th. More >>

Wellington mid-courter named NZSS Player of the Year

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 11:46 am | Netball NZ

MEDIA UPDATE Friday 13 October New Zealand Secondary Schools player of the year Ainsleyana Puleiata pointed to her “support crew” when she ponders her successful season. More >>

Really flying: Transtasman kiwi scores big in Waimate

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 11:26 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Really flying: Transtasman kiwi scores big in Waimate Record breaking Australia-based New Zealand shearer Stacey Te Huia quickly recovered the cost of his latest transtasman mission as he won a rare elite-level speedshear in Wamate last night(Friday). More >>

Woolhandlers spotlighted at Waimate Spring Shears

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 11:25 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Woolhandlers spotlighted at Waimate Spring Shears Manawatu woolhandler Logan Kamura has launched a bold bid for a first national title after being top qualifier for the New Zealand Spring Championships Open final in Waimate. More >>

RLWC2017 Announces Official Squads For Tournament

Friday, 13 October 2017, 4:13 pm | Rugby League World Cup

With two weeks to go until the opening Rugby League World Cup 2017 match between Australia and England in Melbourne on Friday, 27 October, the official squads for all 14 nations have been finalised. More >>

Netball NZ NZSS Champs: Finals Day

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3:46 pm | Netball NZ

Howick College’s meteoric rise at the New Zealand Secondary School Champs has ended with their first national crown. More >>

Stephen McCurdy debuts two decades of paintings in Metanoia

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3:28 pm | Joint Press Release

Award-winning New Zealand composer & producer Stephen McCurdy debuts two decades of paintings in Metanoia. More >>

Kokomai Creative Wairarapa Festival Begins Today

Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:18 pm | Destination Wairarapa

Kokomai Creative Wairarapa Festival Begins Today The Wairarapa’s rural halls, churches, theatres and parks will come alive with music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film andliterature for the next 10-days following the opening of Kokomai: Creative ... More >>

The 2017 New Zealand Moto Trials Championships

Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:07 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 13, 2017: It may again take world-class skills to claim the various trophies at this year's edition of the New Zealand Moto Trials Championships near Wellington over Labour Weekend (October 21-23). Visiting international star Jack Sheppard scampered ... More >>

2018 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellows

Friday, 13 October 2017, 12:06 pm | Winston Churchill Fellowships

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Board has announced the 2018 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowships. More >>

Musicians Support Hospice in Family-Friendly Rock Fest

Friday, 13 October 2017, 12:00 pm | Hospice North Shore

Over six hours of foot-tapping entertainment is on offer from some of New Zealand’s rock nobility at Greenhithe annual event Rock the Hithe, to raise funds for Hospice North Shore. More >>

Finalists for the 2018 Billy T James Comedy Award

Friday, 13 October 2017, 11:52 am | Comedy Festival

Exciting Line-up of Some Seriously Talented Comedians with a Broad Range of Fresh Voices Are the Finalists for the 2018 Billy T Award More >>

Two Days Left to Find Conservation Innovation’s Bold Ideas

Friday, 13 October 2017, 11:47 am | WWF

There are two days left to enter big, bold ideas and new solutions to New Zealand’s greatest environmental challenges, such as freshwater quality, climate change, species decline and invasive pests. More >>

More canine commandos enlisted for predator-free battle

Friday, 13 October 2017, 11:42 am | Conservation Dogs

An elite squad leading the fight to rid New Zealand of predators has received reinforcements today, with four puppies to join the Conservation Dogs Programme, thanks to major partner Kiwibank. More >>

Rescue Dogs Changing Young Lives

Friday, 13 October 2017, 11:30 am | ANZ National Bank

“If it wasn’t for this programme I can one hundred percent say that I wouldn’t be here today.” More >>

Acquisition funds dedicated to Women and Maori artists

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:57 am | The Dowse Art Museum

This year, The Dowse Art Museum has acquired works by Ngahuia Harrison (Ngātiwai, Ngāpuhi), Neke Moa (Ngati Kahungunu, Kai Tahu, Ngati Porou, Tuwharetoa) and Lonnie Hutchinson (Ngāi Tahu and Samoan heritage) in a purposeful decision to strengthen ... More >>

Kiwi Ferns Ready for the Challenge

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:32 am | Kiwi Ferns

New Zealand’s Kiwi Ferns will assemble mid-November in preparation for their tilt at returning the Women’s Rugby League World Cup to NZ. The three-time champions (2000, 2005 & 2008) have been working hard for months to prepare for the tournament. ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington Presents Stravinsky's 'Petrouchka'

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:29 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington brings to life one of the greatest puppet love stories of all time – one which comes with some serious strings attached. More >>

High Profile Bras Support Sweet Louise

Friday, 13 October 2017, 10:28 am | Sweet Louise

Sweet Louise is New Zealand’s only charity solely dedicated to supporting women (and some men), living with incurable breast cancer. The celebrity bras are headlining the creation of a unique bra chandelier to mark Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness ... More >>

NZ communities celebrate the birth of a global faith

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:46 am | New Zealand Baha'i Community

New Zealand communities celebrate the birth of a global faith Auckland, New Zealand (Friday 13 October 2017) Worldwide celebrations are being held on October 22 to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, founder of the Baha'i Faith. Celebrations ... More >>

New Zealand Food Awards Unveils the ’Creme de le Crème’

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:25 am | New Zealand Food Awards

New Zealand Food Awards Unveils the ’Creme de le Crème’ for 2017 The winners of the 2017 New Zealand Food Awards, powered by Massey University, were unveiled this evening at a gala dinner among 380 guests at Sky City. This year marks the 30th ... More >>

Kristine Bartlett Next Woman of the Year Supreme Winner

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:24 am | NEXT Woman Of The Year

When aged-care worker Kristine Bartlett filed a case against her employer over her low pay, she unleashed a five-year battle that ended in a historic victory for gender pay equality – and a wage rise of between 15 and 50% for more than 55,000 caregivers. ... More >>

Next Woman of the Year Winners Revealed

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:22 am | NEXT Woman Of The Year

It was a night of celebration for New Zealand women at the NEXT Woman of the Year Awards, in association with Elizabeth Arden. Six winners were honoured for the varied and individual contributions they have made both at home and abroad, making history ... More >>

Gluten-free chestnut beer a “worldwide first”

Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:08 am | The Brewers Guild

Coeliacs and others with gluten intolerance can thank Hamish Jones of the Nuts Brewing Co, the winner of this year’s Morton Coutts Trophy. More >>

Summerfest - Kickstarting Summer

Friday, 13 October 2017, 8:28 am | Summerfest

OUR:HOUSE Presents are stoked to announce the festival to kickstart your summer, OUR:HOUSE SUMMERFEST 2017 ! More >>

Finalists found at New Zealand Secondary School Champs

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 8:16 pm | Netball NZ

Howick College’s fairy-tale debut at the New Zealand Secondary School Champs continues after the Auckland school booked a place in the grand final. More >>

Dazzling pianist serves up Rachmaninov in her NZSO debut

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7:46 pm | NZSO

Dazzling pianist serves up Rachmaninov in her NZSO debut One of the world’s best pianists will perform for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this month. More >>

Two-time champ to return to the ASB Classic

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 5:09 pm | ASB Classic

The ASB Classic is pleased to announce the return of two-time champion John Isner for the January event. More >>

The Intrepid Bazaar: Award-winning Sydney director at NZIF

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:46 pm | NZ Improv Festival

You step forward with a giddy nervous excitement, your palm already on the door handle. You turn it, not quite sure what to anticipate on the other side of the threshold. You emerge, soon after, your mind racing as fast as your heart. This is The Intrepid ... More >>

Nova Paul: Surplas Reality

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:44 pm | The Physics Room

For Nova Paul’s second exhibition at The Physics Room in 2017 she has produced a new 16mm film, The Week Before Spring . Over the past 12 months, Paul has participated in The Physics Room’s residency programme where she has engaged in an overarching ... More >>

Player Field For Long Drive Event Confirmed

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:33 pm | International Long Driver Golf Invitational

The player field for the upcoming New Zealand International Long Drive Invitational in Auckland has been confirmed More >>

International Musician Gordon Webster Makes NZ Debut

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 1:33 pm | Full Swing Vintage Dance Company

Bringing with him an 8 piece swing band all the way from New York to make his New Zealand debut at Meow before playing a dance event, Full Swing is thrilled to present Gordon Webster! More >>

New Zealand Fourth After Day One Of Taekwon-Do World Champs

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 1:26 pm | International Taekwon-Do New Zealand

After the first day of competition at the ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships in Dublin, Ireland the New Zealand team is in fourth place overall after winning three gold, one silver and seven bronze medals More >>

Cans for Good to provide much needed help

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12:26 pm | Cans for Good

More than 155 schools from around the country have signed up to take part in Wattie’s Cans for Good - national can collection to help struggling families with food support. More >>

Volunteering Across the Community

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12:01 pm | Volunteering Canterbury

“People often simply don’t realise the breadth of volunteering in our community”, Glenda Martin, Volunteering Canterbury’s Outreach and Marketing Manager says. More >>

New Shearing Season Steps Up a Notch

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 11:44 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The new shearing sports season steps up another notch with a clash of three events throughout the country on only the second weekend. More >>

Fashion activists, rule-breaking jewellery and colour

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 11:01 am | Te Papa

Fierce Pacific fashion, jewellery made out of skateboards and cellphones, a flood of colour, and a place to stand - Te Papa has revealed four exhibitions to feature in its new art gallery, Toi Art, opening March 2018. More >>

Announcing Wavefront New Year's Eve Whangamata 2017

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:16 am | Blackout Music Managment

WAVEFRONT 2017 hosts an epic Coromandel event to celebrate the end of a fantastic year and welcome in the tantalisingly new. More >>

WEiRdO - A New Comedy with Music at BATS

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:13 am | Bats Theatre

Waylon and William are waging a war on the past. Their weapons are guitars, suits, a security pass to a government department, and 60 minutes of sometimes uncomfortable self-reflection about racial identity in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

University of Auckland’s Inaugural 40 Under 40 List

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 10:04 am | Auckland University

Forty exceptional individuals in fields from plastic surgery to psychedelic rock music have been named in the University of Auckland’s inaugural 40 Under 40 list. More >>

Double delight for World Shearing Champs

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:59 am | World Shearing Champs

There was double delight for the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships last night at the New Zealand Event Association’s Annual Awards in Auckland. More >>

Delaney Davidson's 'Magic Lightbox' Tour Oct/Dec 2017

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:18 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Delaney Davidson in carnival mode – AOTNZ ‘Magic Lightbox’ tour Oct/Dec 2017 Remember the slide show of the returned traveller? Remember the projected image on a sheet in the living room? See these old-time images combined with evocative music ... More >>

Wellington Region to Benefit From Integrated Trail Network

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:08 am | Wellington City Council

An ambitious plan to combine the region’s off-road tracks and trails under a single framework and create a uniquely Wellington region experience that enhances regional lifestyle and attract tourists has been unveiled. More >>

Cinderella meets Gucci in Tamaki Makaurau

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:08 am | Annie Tatton

Do you have a love affair with shoes? Shoes Extravaganza is art and theatre for shoe lovers. It's a shoe design competition for New Zealanders and Internationalists celebrating the best of contemporary, innovative and imaginative shoe design culminating ... More >>

First Race in NZ's Inaugural Marokopa Munter in Taranaki

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:01 am | Marokopa Munter

First Race in New Zealand’s A1 Adventure Racing Series Underway in Taranaki This Weekend More >>

WOMAD NZ Wins ‘Best National Event of the Year’

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 8:41 am | The Label

WOMAD NZ wins ‘Best National Event of the Year’ at the 2017 New Zealand Event Awards. More >>

Shearing our Success

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 8:25 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The success of the 40th anniversary World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill has reaped organisers and hosts two of the major honours at the New Zealand Events Association Awards. More >>



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