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Big chance for woolhandler Karauria

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 6:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The chance to represent New Zealand in a World championships is more than a dream-come-true for Alexandra woolhandler Pagan Karauria. More >>

NZ Film Believed First to Have All-Women Cast And Crew

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 1:46 pm | Joint Press Release

Last year was the 125th year celebrating women's suffrage. We are in a time where gender equality is at the fore. Nevertheless, we still have a film industry known for its alarmingly low statistics for women in any role beyond moviegoer. The driving ... More >>

Men’s supported race provides thrilling finale

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 1:34 pm | Alps 2 Ocean Trail

Men’s supported race provides thrilling finale to Anchor Milk Otago Alps 2 Ocean Ultra More >>

Eminem Smashes Attendance Records

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 1:32 pm | TEG Dainty

Eminem Smashes Attendance Records at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium with Over 46,474 Fans at His Rapture Show Tonight! Eminem’s massive RAPTURE 2019 show at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium tonight with 46,474 fans in the audience, has not only eclipsed the ... More >>

Results from the 59th Golden Shears

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 1:30 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Results from the 59th Golden Shears international shearing and woolhandling championships at Masterton on Thursday-Saturday February 28-March 2, 2019: More >>

Southern Steel defeat Northern Mystics 67-48

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 6:28 pm | Netball NZ

The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel put the seal on a six-day road trip when posting a convincing 67-48 win over the Northern Mystics in Auckland on Saturday. More >>

McCauley Smashes Race Record in Emotional Ironman NZ Victory

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 6:27 pm | Kellogg's Nutri Grain Ironman NZ

McCauley Smashes Race Record in Emotional Ironman NZ Victory Jocelyn McCauley (USA) won an emotional victory at the 35th Anniversary Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand today, dedicating her race record victory to close friend who tragically ... More >>

Phillips Puts in Record Breaking Run Leg

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 6:26 pm | Kellogg's Nutri Grain Ironman NZ

Phillips Puts in Record Breaking Run Leg for Breakthrough Ironman Victory Christchurch triathlete Mike Phillips has stunned a star-studded field to win his first title over the IRONMAN distance, overcoming a mechanical and a crash on the bike leg to ... More >>

An Emotional Potluck

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 6:24 pm | Just Be Collective

Individuals are meeting, hungry to connect. Carrying different needs, beliefs, experiences and knowledge, yet, with much in common, here they are now: feeding themselves, nourishing and celebrating their state of being or the perception of what they think they are. ... More >>

Made in Wellington - New Zealand Festival 2019-20

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 3:08 pm | New Zealand Festival

Made in Wellington New Zealand Festival 2019-20 Wellington set to inspire new performance by acclaimed Irish company. New Zealand Festival’s inaugural artist in residency programme Made in Wellington , aims to harness the capital’s creative energy and ... More >>

Golden Shears boilover - World champ Henare to miss 2019

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 12:25 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Reigning World champion woolhandler Joel Henare is out of the race to defend his title in France this year after being eliminated from New Zealand team selection contention at the Golden Shears in Masterton today. More >>

Smith lining up Golden Shears Open No 6

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 12:24 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Defending Golden Shears Open shearing champion Rowland Smith remains on target for a sixth win in the event by qualifying in first place for tomorrow’s semi-finals. More >>

Eminem - Last Minute Tickets Released

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 11:24 am | Blackout Music Management

A limited number of tickets that were being held for production and tour requirements have just been released now for general sale to the public at Ticketek . Gates open at 5.15pm and three opening acts Boogie , Royce Da 5’9” and Hilltop Hoods will ... More >>

Lydia Cole Lays Bare Her Soul

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 9:31 am | Howard Davis

Lydia Cole is a little wisp of a woman, with a little wispy voice. At a recent intimate performance at Simon Burt's Cannon Heath House Concert, she showcased her considerable songwriting skills with compositions that verged toward the soporific before fading ... More >>

Golden Shears Results – Day 2

Friday, 1 March 2019, 7:49 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

RESULTS from Day 2 of the 59th Golden Shears international shearing and woolandling championships in Masterton today: More >>

Pop Poetry lifts words off the page with music

Friday, 1 March 2019, 7:39 pm | Auckland Council

Pop Poetry lifts words off the page with music Monday 4 March – Friday 8 March; 5.30pm – 9.00pm In a first for Pop Poetry, music will join light projection to lift words off the page. From 4 March, for five consecutive evenings at Pigeon Park, ... More >>

Re: Emerging – a comparison of design through time

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:37 pm | Otago Museum

People arriving at Dunedin Airport will soon have a new perspective on Otago Museum. A new display, timed for iD Dunedin Fashion Week, opens on 1 March, called Re: Emerging . More >>

One chance gone, one to go

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:33 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand woolhandling champion Sheree Alabaster was a surprise early elimination from the Golden Shears Open championships when the heats were held in Masterton today. More >>

Maori Council takes on TVNZ to stop fire sale

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:17 pm | Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council has asked the Ministers for Broadcasting and State Owned Enterprises to intervene and stop the sale and licensing of Television New Zealand’s archive to Getty Images. Council Executive Director, Matthew Tukaki, ... More >>

Kiwi filmmakers take their love story to the world

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:15 pm | Connect Productions

Today it has been announced that the world premiere of Same But Different: A True New Zealand Love Story, a movie about its real life filmmakers, Rachel Aneta Wills and Nikki Si’ulepa, will screen 28 March at the Civic Theatre in Auckland. More >>

World Leading Aus Ultra Runner returns to Macpac Motatapu

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:13 pm | Macpac Motatapu

World leading Ultra-Runner Lucy Bartholomew has made the late call to race at Macpac Motatapu on March 9, with the 2017 champion immediately assuming favouritsm for the testing 51km trail run from Glendhu Bay to Arrowtown. More >>

2019 Beko Netball League starts this weekend

Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:38 pm | Netball New Zealand

Sat 2 March, 2.10pm Northern Marvels v Southern Blast The Trusts Arena, Auckland Live on SKY Sport More >>

Unique chemistry provides the spark for Pulse middies

Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:26 pm | Central Pulse

Time is helping fine-tune a dynamic midcourt partnership at Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse where Whitney Souness and Claire Kersten are poised to impose themselves during the ANZ Premiership netball competition. More >>

Do you have a completed draft of your manuscript?

Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Do you have a completed draft of your manuscript ready to take to that next level? Apply now for the New Zealand Society of Authors CompleteMS manuscript assessment programme More >>

Thundercats are Go!

Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:17 pm | Thundercat Racing

The spectator spectacular that is Thundercat Racing will finally be returning to Raglan after a 5-year hiatus, with their club series grand finale to be held at Ngarunui Beach on March 16th. More >>

The Self Wealth Project: empowering women's potential

Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:03 pm | Authority PR

Husband and wife duo Dane Robertson and Libby Wallace were in Bali when they were inspired to launch New Zealand’s inaugural Self Wealth Project: a fundraising event for Women’s Refuge while inspiring women to live up to their fullest potential. More >>

It’s a matter of law – Scots lass targets Goldies win

Friday, 1 March 2019, 2:55 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

There are those in Scotland who say Katie Reid should be a lawyer. More >>

Closed Captions for Daffodils

Friday, 1 March 2019, 2:05 pm | Transmission Films

Daffodils , a bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand songs will be able to be enjoyed in cinemas by the hearing impaired alongside their hearing friends. More >>

GirlGuiding Members Sell Guide Biscuits For The Final Time

Friday, 1 March 2019, 12:12 pm | Girl Guiding

The iconic Guide biscuits are on sale across the country from 1 March as GirlGuiding New Zealand members set their stalls up one last time. More >>

Colourful celebration of Japanese culture this weekend

Friday, 1 March 2019, 11:30 am | Eden Park

This weekend New Zealand’s national stadium will celebrate East Asia as it welcomes the annual festivities of Japan Day to the Park. More >>

Young Kiwi rapper has released debut track with Snoop Dogg

Friday, 1 March 2019, 10:06 am | Lily and Louis

• The Kiwi rapper set to break top charts with highly anticipated Snoop Dogg collaboration on latest track hitting airwaves on Friday 1 March • Due to be the biggest record the artist has released to date • Hip-hop legend and rap god Snoop Dogg feature ... More >>

Mums Run Round-the-Bays to Combat Depression

Friday, 1 March 2019, 9:54 am | Mothers Helpers

"Team Mothers Helpers" compromising of 15 adults and 4 children will be running in the Ports of Auckland's Round-the-Bays on Sunday 3rd March. It is the 47th year the event has been held, and one of the world's largest fun runs. Mothers Helpers Team ... More >>

Aktive first sporting organisation to receive CQ Tick

Friday, 1 March 2019, 9:31 am | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

Aktive - Auckland Sport & Recreation first sporting organisation to receive Cultural Intelligence Tick More >>

Tom Walker Announces Debut New Zealand Show For August 2019

Friday, 1 March 2019, 9:13 am | Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce that rising Scottish singer-songwriter Tom Walker will be heading to our shores for his first ever New Zealand headline show this August. With his new album What A Time To Be Alive (Sony) out today and ... More >>

How to make money from your music seminar

Friday, 1 March 2019, 9:08 am | Music Managers Forum

The NZ Music Managers Forum in conjunction with the Wellington and New Plymouth Creative Communities Scheme and Recorded Music NZ have joined forces for an essential seminar for Wellington and New Plymouth based musicians, managers, self managed artists ... More >>

The ZM All Women Breakfast Show

Friday, 1 March 2019, 8:57 am | NZME.

March 1, 2019 – ZM’s Breakfast host Megan Papas has announced that on Friday, March 8, in celebration of International Women’s Day, she and fellow ZM hosts Bree Tomasel and Bel Crawford will take over the ZM Breakfast show, normally hosted by ... More >>

Manukau’s Orchestra premieres Warwick Blair’s tamāhine

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 9:04 pm | Manukau Symphony Orchestra

Influenced by the Maori concept of family, New Zealand composer Warwick Blair ’s ‘tamāhine’ from "Whānau" for any number of performers and electronics will be premiered by the Manukau Symphony Orchestra at the Vodafone Events Centre ... More >>

Teenager grabs a Golden Shears double

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 5:42 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An 18-year-old from Masterton’s first family of shearing has created a new piece of Golden Shears history bv winning two Golden Shears titles within a few minutes in his home-town today. More >>

Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2019 call for nominations

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 4:01 pm | Arts Access Aotearoa

Do you want to see an outstanding disabled artist recognised? How about an inclusive project celebrating community arts or a leader providing access to the arts for people in New Zealand? Nominations to this year’s Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards, presented ... More >>

Applications are open for $100,000 Creative NZ Fellowship

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 3:56 pm | Creative New Zealand

Applications are open for $100,000 Creative New Zealand Craft/Object Fellowship More >>

Bumper entry as Goldstar kart series roars back to life

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 3:07 pm | KartSport

A 100+ entry bodes well for the 2018/19 Manawatu & TRC Toyota WPKA Goldstar KartSport Series as it roars back to life in Hawke’s Bay this weekend after a cracking start in Taranaki late last year. In a strong sign that the annual lower North Island series ... More >>

Taupo wakes to sight of undie clad runners at 35th Ironman

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 3:05 pm | Kellogg's Nutri Grain Ironman NZ

The return of the Undie Run at Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand went off to plenty of wide eyes and whoops of delight this morning, as 130 hardy souls took to the streets of Taupo in their finest and for some most creative underwear . Long ... More >>

Spellbinding pianist Joyce Yang returns to perform with NZSO

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 3:04 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

In 2017 acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang mesmerised audiences and critics when she performed for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra . More >>

Free First Year Membership to Pt Chev Bowls

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 2:07 pm | Pt Chev Bowls

This coming Tuesday (5 March) at 6:30-7:30pm, we are launching 'Coaching Tuesdays’ with our highly successful club coaching team. Anyone can come along and sign-up for the sessions to see if Bowls is for them, (or help develop their existing skills ... More >>

Improvisers reveal the best and worst in us all at Fringe

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 2:01 pm | BaseJump Improv

Improvisers reveal the best and worst in us all at Fringe using a long-form format new to Wellington More >>

NZFC & Screen Australia Partner on Indigenous Initiative

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

October 2019 and April 2020 respectively mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s maiden voyage to the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia. The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department are partnering on a one-off ... More >>

FROM THE JAM Announce Australian And NZ September 2019 Tour

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 12:53 pm |

FROM THE JAM finally make their return to Australia in September to play all The Jam’s Greatest Hits. FROM THE JAM features Bruce Foxton from the original line-up of The Jam. The words legend and icon are sometimes used too frequently these days, ... More >>

‘Penati GO’ take on GODZone Chapter 8

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 10:40 am | GODZone Adventure

Lining up at the start of one of the world’s most technically challenging adventure races, GODZone Pure, next month is a feeling Team Motueka are no stranger to. Supported by local company Penati, Motueka-based Brent Steinmetz will be competing as Team ... More >>

Outdoors Solution to NZ’s Struggling Teenagers

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 10:18 am | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

Recent reports of New Zealand adolescents ranking high in OECD countries’ teenage suicide and pregnancies rates suggest a much deeper problem and the need for a culture-shift by governments with recognition of the value of outdoor recreation says the Council ... More >>

Uncovering Canterbury’s Hidden Women

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 9:59 am | Canterbury Museum

A new crowdsourcing project hopes to harness twenty-first-century technology to make the women of nineteenth-century Canterbury more visible in the history of the province. More >>

Karauria gets big win on the eve of Golden Shears

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 9:39 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Newest Master Woolhandler Pagan Karauria got Golden Shears week off to a big start when she won the Pre-Shears Wairarapa Open Championship yesterday. More >>

Feast your eyes on the full Comedy Fest programme

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 9:33 am | Comedy Festival

Open your diaries to May and prepare yourself to binge on almost a full month of comedic delights, as the NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo returns for it’s 27th year, running May 2 – 26 in Auckland and Wellington! The programme ... More >>

John Butler Trio present two NZ concerts this weekend

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 9:17 am | Great Things

Thursday, 28 February 2019- They’ve just finished a massive 15-date Australian tour including two huge shows at the Sydney Opera House Forecourt, and now John Butler Trio are set to bring their latest Australian #1 album Home to New Zealand fans this ... More >>

Radio Sport Brings 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup to Kiwis

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 8:53 am | NZME.

28 February 2019 – NZME has acquired the exclusive radio broadcast rights for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, with every game live and free across Radio Sport, the iHeartRadio app , and More >>

Local man holds off leaders on toughest stage

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 5:20 pm | Alps 2 Ocean Ultra

Local man holds off leaders on toughest stage of Anchor Milk Otago Alps 2 Ocean Ultra More >>

Defending Champion faces Returning Legend and Rising Kiwi

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 4:59 pm | Kellogg's Nutri Grain Ironman NZ

The women’s race is shaping as one of the best seen in recent years at the 35th anniversary Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand this Saturday, with a host of contenders from all corners of the world, including New Zealand’s own emerging ... More >>

Takapoto Ramps Up for Week Two

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 4:34 pm | Takapoto Estate

New Zealand’s best showjumpers step up a notch with the second week of competition at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping at Lake Karapiro. More >>

Award-winning comedian Sameena Zehra returns to NZ Fringe

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 4:27 pm | Fringe NZ

We’re all some kind of arsebiscuit. The trick is how to be more biscuit and less arse. What price friendship, when revolution beckons? What price joy & compassion? And what about the menz? More >>

Surf Life Saving’s biggest youth sport event of the year

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 3:53 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Over 850 young athletes are set to tackle Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) premier Under-14 event next weekend at Mount Maunganui, making it one of the biggest sporting events on the SLSNZ calendar. More >>

NZ’s Biggest Casting for Mature Age Models

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 2:01 pm | Silverfox

New Zealand’s first mature age model agency looks for new faces in nationwide search More >>



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