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Reactivate - A Radio Active Fundraiser

Friday, 16 June 2017, 1:02 pm | Radio Active

40-year old Wellington alternative radio station Radio Active 88.6FM has been given a new lease of life with the formation of a charitable trust to rescue the iconic station from imminent closure. A loud and proud supporter of local music and creative ... More >>

Anika Moa Chop Chop Hiyaaa! Tour

Friday, 16 June 2017, 12:21 pm | Great Things

Friday, 16 June 2017 - Where witches and taniwha try to eat little girls and little girls turn into little boys. Welcome to the terrific, wonderful and magical show of Anika Moa and the Chop Chop Hiyaaa! Tour , visiting eight North Island centres ... More >>

Zoo celebrates volunteers’ incredible contribution

Friday, 16 June 2017, 11:45 am | Auckland Zoo

This National Volunteer Week (17 - 25 June) Auckland Zoo is celebrating the incredible contribution its 230+ team of volunteers, and volunteers all over New Zealand, make to our communities - for everything from wildlife and the environment to people, ... More >>

Visions of ZEALANDIA - An art exhibition by Judi Miller

Friday, 16 June 2017, 10:38 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - Imagine a verdant valley overflowing with native birds and plants because they're protected from introduced predators; an oasis in a modern city; a chance to reconnect with what we've lost - and you get a glimpse of the ZEALANDIA ... More >>

Assisting New Zealand Writers’ Research Efforts

Friday, 16 June 2017, 10:17 am | CLNZ

In support of New Zealand writers who wish to undertake research for a fiction or non-fiction writing project, the 2017 Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) and New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) Research Grants open for applications Friday ... More >>

Hundertwasser Art Centre Achieves Build Cost Goal

Friday, 16 June 2017, 9:58 am | Hundertwasser Art Centre

It’s official - Northland has made it happen! The Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery is set to become a reality after the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage pledged a time limited conditional offer to grant up to $3 million ... More >>

Get On Board That Gospel Train!

Friday, 16 June 2017, 9:55 am | St Andrews on The Terrace

Gale Force Gospel will present its annual concert at St Andrew’s on The Terrace, 30 The Terrace, on Friday 7 July at 7.00pm . The choir which sings acapella (unaccompanied by instruments) will delight their audience with a musical programme of trains, chariots ... More >>

Lorde – Second Christchurch Show - Thursday 9 November

Friday, 16 June 2017, 9:43 am | Frontier Touring Company

To meet public demand, Eccles Entertainment and Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm a second Christchurch show at Isaac Theatre Royal on Thursday 9 Nov. More >>

Aussies Rate Kiwi Karters for Latest Rotax Pro Tour Round

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 5:24 pm | KartSport New Zealand

* 2017 Australian Rotax Pro Tour Rnd 4 Coffs Harbour NSW Fri-Sun June 16-18 2017 More >>

$6 million award for Sarjeant Gallery Redevelopment

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 4:40 pm | Sarjeant Gallery

The Sarjeant Gallery Trust is proud and thrilled to announce that the Lottery Grants Board Significant Projects Fund, has conditionally awarded a grant of $6 million to the Sarjeant Gallery Redevelopment Project. Speaking from abroad, Trust Chairman ... More >>

ANZ partners with the Silver Ferns

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 4:13 pm | Netball NZ

ANZ partners with the Silver Ferns; increases commitment to women’s sport Media Update Thursday 15 June, 2017 More >>

ANZ helps level the playing field for female athletes

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 3:07 pm | ANZ Bank

ANZ helps level the playing field for female athletes (+Video) Watch: Lydia Ko, Suzie Bates, Katrina Grant, Maria Tutaia and Kayla Cullen talk about women’s sport “Women in New Zealand have always been great sportspeople,” says Silver Fern ... More >>

Heller's Mainland take big strides

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 3:02 pm | Netball Mainland

The work off the court has been as important as the skills shown on it resulting in a major turnaround in the fortunes for the Heller’s Mainland Beko Netball League squad. More >>

Huge milestone for AIMS Games

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:48 pm | AIMS Games

September’s Anchor AIMS Games has breached two significant milestones, with more than 10,000 athletes from over 300 schools heading to Tauranga. More >>

Celebrating Rural New Zealand - Street Cow by Mr G

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:19 pm | Farmlands

- World-famous kiwi artist Graham Hoete, Mr G (famous for his murals of Steven Adams and Prince) is auctioning life size cow More >>

Strong season sets Central up for Grand Final

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 1:26 pm | Netball Central Zone

Central are poised to put the icing on a perfect season when they meet Mainland in the Beko Netball League Grand Final in Auckland on Sunday. More >>

How We Survive: A Feminist Poetry Show

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 1:09 pm | Cavern Club

How We Survive: A Feminist Poetry Show Lift Women’s Voices. Burn The Patriarchy Down. More >>

Rotorua hosts famous haka Ka Mate this weekend

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12:08 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotorua is set to be the scene of the latest attempt at the world’s largest haka this weekend. More >>

2017 Beko Netball League - Grand Final Preview

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 11:53 am | Netball NZ

Grand Final Fixture Netball Central v Hellers Netball Mainland 4pm, Sunday 18 June The Trusts Arena, Auckland LIVE SKY Sport 3 More >>

Mary Fisher Awarded Cigna Disabled Sportsperson of the Year

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:56 am | CIGNA

Cigna is delighted to congratulate Mary Fisher who was named the Disabled Sportsperson of the Year at last night’s Wellington Sportsperson of the Year (WSPOY) Awards ceremony. This is the fifth year that Mary Fisher has received the award due to her ... More >>

Streaming Preferred TV Choice for One Third of Kiwis

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:53 am | Canstar Blue

It’s been little more than two years since TV streaming services arrived in New Zealand but already 31% of Kiwis say this is their main viewing. More >>

Declare your love” for a painting at Raumati exhibition

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:50 am | Kapiti Business Projects

Following recent exhibitions in Wellington, local artist Tania Dally has her latest work on display at her Raumati Beach studio gallery on the weekend of 24, 25 June. More >>

Future of Kiwi Lifestyle Discussed in ‘What Next?’

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:46 am | TVNZ

Tonight's episode focused on Kiwi lifestyles and our options for maintaining our way of life with growing demands and finite resources More >>

Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse Defeat Northern Stars 57-47

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 9:55 am | ANZ Premiership

Te Wananga O Raukawa Pulse have sealed their spot in the ANZ Premiership Finals Series, digging deep for a 57-47 win over a feisty Northern Stars in Porirua tonight. More >>

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Direct from London

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 9:21 am | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is delighted to exclusively bring the world-renowned exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year to Auckland. On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the free exhibition will open on Friday 7 July featuring 100 new awe-inspiring ... More >>

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel 51 def Silvermoon Tactix 46

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 9:00 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel 51 def Silvermoon Tactix 46 Media Update Wednesday 14 June, 2017 Shaken but not stirred, the Ascot Hotel Park Southern Steel have pulled off an inspirational and emotional 51-46 victory over the Silvermoon ... More >>

NZL Sailing Team top qualifying at Youth America's Cup

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 5:18 pm | Yachting New Zealand

The NZL Sailing Team finished on top of the ladder after qualifying and it's where they want to be when racing in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup finals gets under way next week. More >>

Exhibition: "Jewish Life in Wellington 1840 to 2017"

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 5:17 pm | New Zealand Jewish Archives

Exhibition of "Jewish Life in Wellington 1840 to 2017" at Jewish Community Centre, 80 Webb Street, Wellington City. More >>

NZSO has Lions’ share of great music

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:33 pm | NZSO

NZSO has Lions’ share of great music for its bold British Festival The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra brings the best of British music and two of its biggest names to Wellington as part of a special festival. The three-part British Festival kicks ... More >>

Finalists in Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:38 pm | Beef And Lamb NZ

Leading farmers, scientists, a retired sheep breeder and a ground-breaking stock trading company are among the finalists selected in this year’s Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards. More >>

A Doll's House: Re-imagined by Emily Perkins

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:31 pm | Circa Theatre

The re-imagining of the Ibsen classic A Doll’s House by Emily Perkins will be staged at Circa Theatre this August, directed by award-winning director Katherine McRae. This modern take on a much-loved classic picks up Ibsen’s gauntlet and drops it ... More >>


Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Fashion Week

The most important date on New Zealand’s fashion calendar, registration for New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) is now open for national and international media, buyers and industry representatives. More >>

New CEO for New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc)

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:11 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors is pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO, Jenny Nagle. Jenny's tenure in the post began Monday 12th June 2017. More >>

New Warbirds Over Wanaka Community Trust board Trustee

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:10 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: A former top lawyer with strong family ties to the Battle of Britain has joined the Warbirds Over Wanaka Community Trust board. More >>

Burlesque meets Pacific, in memory of Teaiwa

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:04 pm | Le Moana

After a successful first showing in 2016, The Purple Onion is back for two nights only, as part of the Kia Mau Festival and in memory of Teresia Teaiwa. More >>

Dynamic NZ writers to feature at Edinburgh literary festival

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:03 pm | Creative New Zealand

New Zealand writers making waves at home and abroad will present their work and participate in the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival in August. More >>

Green Light for Hundertwasser Art Centre

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:52 pm | Hundertwasser Art Centre

Lotteries Commission $3.5 million project grant a “win for and by Northland” The Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery is set to go ahead after exceeding its referendum target thanks to the commitment of $3.5million from the ... More >>

Tīma Tāngata exhibit opens

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:14 pm | Rotorua Lakes Council

Local rugby greats Hika Reid and Matt Te Pou are encouraging locals to visit the Tīma Tāngata Māori Rugby exhibition while it’s in Rotorua. More >>

Riding And Helping Others is What Drives Whibley

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:36 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 14, 2017: Taikorea's Paul Whibley is probably as busy now "in retirement" as he ever was when he made a living racing dirt bikes overseas. More >>

Two UK Sites Protected to Commemorate NZ Losses at Messines

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 10:23 am | Historic England

• Large Kiwi chalk figure in Wiltshire commemorates lives lost and sacrifices made by New Zealand troops in First World War • Terrain Model of Messines in Staffordshire - an accurate scale model of the battlefield which now survives as archaeological ... More >>

Queen + Adam Lambert Announce One NZ Show February 2018

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 9:45 am | TEG Dainty


Papakura Sea Eagles feel the sting

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 3:52 pm | Auckland Rugby League

13/06/2017 AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE Papakura Sea Eagles feel the sting For immediate release More >>

Houstoun's Great Feats of Endurance

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 3:49 pm | Orchestra Wellington

New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun is performing a musical ultra marathon in Wellington next month. More >>

Solid first day for NZL Sailing Team at Youth America's Cup

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 3:46 pm | Yachting New Nealand

The NZL Sailing Team were third equal on points after the first day of racing at the Youth America's Cup which was sailed in painfully light winds at times. On a day when Emirates Team New Zealand clinched their spot in the America's Cup match ... More >>


Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 3:06 pm | Enjoy

Quishile Charan and Salome Tanuvasa 29 June – 22 July, 2017 Opening: Wednesday 28 June, 5:30pm Bringing together the work of Quishile Charan and Salome Tanuvasa, Namesake explores the related ideas of lineage and displacement, developed within ... More >>

Ngāti Kahungunu celebrates language revitalisation champions

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 2:52 pm | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngāti Kahungunu celebrates language revitalisation champions NGĀ TOHU REO O NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU 2017 – NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN ONLINE! Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc. is proud to announce that nominations for this year’s Ngāti Kahungunu Māori Language Awards ... More >>

My Favorite Murder comes to Auckland

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 2:17 pm | Elephant Publicity

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEW ZEALAND NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2017 AUCKLAND BRUCE MASON CENTRE WEDNESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER Book at Ticketmaster 0800111999 TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY 13 JUNE 9am My Favorite Murder is the hit true-crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen ... More >>

Rodger Fox Big Band Invited to Celebrated Festival

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 2:04 pm | Roger Fox

The Rodger Fox Big Band has received an invitation to perform at the 2017 Monterey 60th Anniversary Jazz Festival in the USA in September of this year. More >>

Pulse reach for the Stars

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 1:28 pm | Central Pulse

It’s familiar territory for Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse whose play-off aspirations hinge on the outcome oftomorrow’s key ANZ Premiership netball clash with the Northern Stars in Porirua. More >>

Magic Lineup for APO Musical Concert

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 1:04 pm | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Taryn Fiebig and Phoebe Hurst will delight music and theatre lovers in Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s Magic of the Musicals More >>

STELLAR at Smales Farm 2017: Shines Brighter for Matariki

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 12:44 pm | Smales Farm

STELLAR returns to Smales Farm this month for its third year and is set to shine brighter than ever before with an entertaining four--day festival to include light installations, music, entertainment and food to celebrate Matariki, the Māori New ... More >>


Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 12:10 pm | Pead PR

After a stellar inaugural event last year, Māori Television and Te Puni Kōkiri are excited to announce the finalists for 2017’s Matariki Awards. More >>

Everclear “So Much For The Afterglow” 20th anniversary tour

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 12:02 pm | DO IT Records

World-renowned, multi-platinum American rockers Everclear are thrilled to announce that they will be touring New Zealand to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their album “So Much For The Afterglow” and shall perform the entire record plus their ... More >>

Emirates Team NZ Will Challenge for the America’s Cup

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:55 am | Emirates Team New Zealand

12/06/17 Emirates Team New Zealand final day of celebrations, prizegiving and race of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs Final More >>

Online Volunteer Hub Goes Live

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:31 am | HelpTank

Wellington, NZ – A new digital marketplace is now live, which connects professionals keen to donate their skills and not for profits needing their expertise. More >>

British scientist’s painting discovered in Antarctica

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:07 am | Antarctic Heritage Trust

The New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust has discovered an almost perfectly preserved 118 year old watercolour painting among penguin-excrement, dust and mould covered papers found in an historic hut at Cape Adare, Antarctica. More >>

Aldous Harding ‘Blend’ Video and European Tour Announcement

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:59 am | Flying Nun

Aldous Harding has revealed a new video for the single ‘Blend’, plus details of her biggest UK and European tour yet.Taken from her latest album, Party, the visuals for ‘Blend’ were created by Charlotte Evans , the New Zealand filmmaker and editor ... More >>

SKY TV Primed for the America’s Cup

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:53 am | Sky TV

Following LIVE coverage on SKY Sport from 5am, the 35th America’s Cup will also be broadcast on Prime free-to-air from 6.30am each match day. More >>

Albion Place – Easier Tour

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:48 am | Noise PR

In celebration of their brand new single Easier , Dunedin-based rockers Albion Place are hitting the road with a four date tour around the country. More >>


Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:45 am | The Label

Listen to two brand new tracks 'Corners Of The Earth (feat. RY X) and 'Meridian' here. More >>



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