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Record breaking shearer claims 19th win in a row

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 8:57 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith yesterday completed his competition season with his 19th win and a possible season’s record of 26 victories by claiming the national lamb shearing championship Open title at the Mackenzie A and P Show in Fairlie, South ... More >>

The Legendary Voice of The Moody Blues

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 8:54 am | Skip Ink

One of the world’s most celebrated prog-rockers, Justin Hayward – the legendary voice of THE MOODY BLUES – today announces a three-concert tour of New Zealand in October More >>

Duke Dumont Books A Date At Auckland Town Hall

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 8:51 am | Live Nation

TUESDAY APRIL 18, 2017 - British deep house DJ, producer and songwriter Adam Dyment aka DUKE DUMONT announces his first headline show at Auckland Town Hall on Friday September 22. More >>

Cyclone bypasses coming International Rally of Whangarei

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 8:48 am | Rally Whangarei

Two weeks out from the opening round of the 2017 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), New Zealand’s International Rally of Whangarei has been spared the predicted lashing Tropical Cyclone Cook was expected to deliver. More >>

Official Result: Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse 53 def Northern

Monday, 17 April 2017, 10:37 pm | Netball New Zealand

Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse have leapfrogged into the lead of the ANZ Premiership with a self-assured 53-44 win over the Northern Stars in Manukau tonight. More >>

North Shore Brass with guest artist Arthur Close – Baritone

Monday, 17 April 2017, 6:13 pm | North Shore Brass

Songs for your Mother North Shore Brass with guest artist Arthur Close – Baritone Sunday 14 May 3.00pm Spencer on Byron Ballroom Bookings John Sullivan ph 021 736 832 or Tables up to eight $150 or individual tickets ... More >>

Duncan Extends Her World Championship Lead

Monday, 17 April 2017, 2:12 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 17, 2017: New Zealand's Courtney Duncan continues to lead the Women’s Motocross World Championships after a difficult time at round two of the series in Italy at the weekend. More >>

Last NZ performance for top Trump impersonator before USA

Monday, 17 April 2017, 2:08 pm | Alexandra Park

One of the world's top 10 Donald Trump impersonators, Alexander Sparrow, is set to be guest of honour at Alexandra Park’s American Night on Friday 21 April – in one last performance on home soil before having a crack at the global title. More >>

Caughey takes ninth SuperBoat crown

Monday, 17 April 2017, 2:00 pm | NZ SuperBoat

Peter Caughey won the final round of the MouthFRESH SuperBoat class at Wanaka’s Oxbow Aquatrack this weekend, and with it his ninth New Zealand Jetsprint Title, despite the best efforts of Cyclone Cook. More >>

Hedge And Kinsman Do the Double in Ivercargill

Monday, 17 April 2017, 8:10 am | KartSport New Zealand

Sievwright Blasting Panel Paint 2017 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships KartSport Southland's Invercargill Oil Shop Kart Raceway Sandy Point Domain Invercargill Fri-Sun April 14-16 2017 16-04-17 EVENT REPORT HEDGE AND KINSMAN DO THE DOUBLE AT ... More >>

A word with Bonne Gea – a truly inspiring SurfAid Ambassador

Monday, 17 April 2017, 8:06 am | SurfAid

We are excited to welcome Bonne Gea, Indonesian pro surfer, to the SurfAid family as our newest SurfAid Ambassador! Sponsored by Billabong Asia, Bonne is 5-time Indonesian Women’s Surfing Champion, and 2-time Asian Surfing Champion. More >>

Tickets on Sale – WoolOn is Back

Monday, 17 April 2017, 8:04 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Tickets are now on sale for Central Otago’s premium creative fashion event, Rural Women New Zealand WoolOn Creative Fashion Event. More >>

SKYCITY Mystics 67 def WBOP Magic 62

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 4:43 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: SKYCITY Mystics 67 def WBOP Magic 62 Media Update Sunday 16 April, 2017 A dominant second quarter powered the SKYCITY Mystics to a second straight win when they accounted for the WBOP Magic 67-62 in Auckland on Sunday. More >>

Mary Fisher to break another record

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 2:26 pm | Royal Easter Show

Paralympian gold medallist and world record holder Mary Fisher will attempt to break another record tomorrow, at the Royal Easter Show. She will be trying to break the 29-second record for pedal-powered sheep shearing. More >>

Eddie Hearn Interview: Parker and Joshua

Sunday, 16 April 2017, 2:13 pm | DUCO

Download link for a 1min video of famed British boxing promoter Eddie Hearn talking about Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua . More >>

Literary agent and a brand-new publisher return triumphant

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 6:59 pm | Joint Press Release

Long-time literary agent and a brand-new publisher return triumphant from Bologna Children's Book Fair More >>

Top junior amateur Kiwi moving up into youth division

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 6:52 pm | Boxing New Zealand

Top junior amateur Kiwi moving up into youth division 16 year old Taiwan born New Zealander Ting Chen also known as Kyle Chen, will be moving up from Junior to Youth division in amateur this year. Currently the Keri Keri high school student record ... More >>

Runner Sets Sights on Marathon 10k Awaiting Transplant

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 1:01 pm | Air NZ Hawke's Bay Marathon

For immediate release from the Air NZ Hawke’s Bay International Marathon, for more visit WELLINGTON RUNNER SETS SIGHTS ON HAWKE’S BAY MARATHON 10K WHILE AWAITING TRANSPLANT NEWS Matt Toole didn’t choose his condition, ... More >>

Conditions Test Title-Seeking Karters in Invercargill

Saturday, 15 April 2017, 12:44 pm | Kart Sport

KARTSPORT NEW ZEALAND Media information For immediate release * Sievwright Blasting Panel Paint 2017 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships KartSport Southland's Invercargill Oil Shop Kart Raceway Sandy Point Domain Invercargill Fri-Sun April ... More >>

40th National Youth Jazz Competition Winners Announced

Friday, 14 April 2017, 8:37 pm | Youth Jazz Competition

40th NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED The 40th National Youth Jazz Competition held at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre on Friday 14 April was pure jazz say the organisers. “Ex-tropical Cyclone Cook caused a major disruption to ... More >>

Aucklanders flocking to Royal Easter Show in big numbers

Friday, 14 April 2017, 7:32 pm | Royal Easter Show

Aucklanders appear to be celebrating the fortunate "non-event" of Cyclone Cook by flocking to the Royal Easter Show to have a good time. More >>

Storm’s gone, shearing’s on

Friday, 14 April 2017, 7:30 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Organisers announced today that the competition, which was originally to have started today, will be held tomorrow(Saturday), starting at 10am. More >>

Quality Field for NZB Finance Sprint

Friday, 14 April 2017, 9:21 am | New Zealand Bloodstock News

A high-class field of 14 speedsters will clash at Hastings on Saturday in a high-octane renewal of the $50,000 Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Finance Sprint (1200m). More >>

Well-deserved win for Holder in AP4 Hyundai in Otago

Friday, 14 April 2017, 9:07 am | Hyundai New Zealand

Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team Media statement 9 April 2017 Well-deserved win for Holder in AP4 Hyundai in Otago David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer piloted their Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car to victory in the opening round of the 2017 New Zealand ... More >>

Young scoliosis patient writes book to help others

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:46 pm | Global Ed

Thirteen-year-old Auckland girl Kate Chandulal would love to be just like everyone else. Diagnosed with scoliosis at birth, Kate contracted meningitis at the age of five and now regards Starship Children’s Hospital as her second home More >>

Holiday programmes encourage belonging

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:58 pm | Ignite Sport

Fusion holiday programmes are again launching next week in Lower Hutt and Porirua, with the focus on developing a young person’s ‘belonging’ to their new community. More >>

Bowerbank Ninow presents Gil Hanly - Blue Book: 19 April

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:34 pm | Bowerbank Ninow

Gil Hanly calls her old notebook the “blue book.” In it, Hanly records the chronology of her photographic works, and as such it is a fundamental guide to engaging with her archive. She has a personal, unique and original system for categorizing her ... More >>

Northern Marvels eye up Beko Netball League points

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 2:02 pm | Netball New Zealand

The Northern Marvels have an opportunity to put the brakes on the Beko Netball League’s frontrunners when they suit up for Round 4. More >>

Te Papa’s Gallipoli exhibition enthrals young and old

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:52 pm | Te Papa

More than 1.3 million visitors of all ages have explored Te Papa’s Gallipoli: The scale of our war in the two years since it opened. More >>

Isaac's London art exhibition was a success!

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:44 pm | Shotgun Studios

Just a quick note to say thanks to everyone for spreading the word about Kiwi artist Isaac Trebilco’s Art Exhibition in London last Friday. More >>

Future Olympic sailors identified in Aon Fast Track squad

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:32 pm | Yachting New Zealand

The next breed of potential Olympic sailors has been identified with the announcement of the Aon Fast Track squad. More >>

Razor-sharp dance by the RNZB

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 12:57 pm | Royal New Zealand Ballet

Energy and rhythm are just some of the hallmarks of young Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman’s acclaimed dance works to be presented by the RNZB this May and June. More >>

Caughey defends title at SuperBoat final

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:59 am | NZ SuperBoat

Defending SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey heads into the MouthFRESH SuperBoat class at the Altherm Jetsprints Championship final at Wanaka this weekend at the top of the points table. More >>

Registrations open for charity sports race

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:36 am | Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

The third annual Halberg Tri Challenge is coming this May and for the first time the fundraising sports challenge is going national! More >>

Top result for Thomson in Otago

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:31 am | Dylan Thomson Rallysport

Dylan Thomson and his team have finished the first round of the New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC), the Rally of Otago, in a stunning first place in the two-wheel-drive class. More >>

Thomas Slade exhibition at Photospace Gallery

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:25 am | Photospace Gallery

This is Thomas Slade's first solo exhibition and features two bodies of work. 'What brings you here?' comprises environmental portraits and scenes from the towns of Waverly and Shannon, captured on large format (8"x10") colour film. 'Translating ... More >>

Troubled start to the season for van Klink

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:22 am | Klink Rallysport

Christchurch’s Marcus van Klink has seen a strong result slip through his fingers after crashing out of the opening round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Otago Classic Rally. More >>

Hawkeswood makes strong start to championship

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:21 am | Force Motorsport

Hawkeswood makes strong start to championship Andrew Hawkeswood has confirmed his status as a genuine contender for the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship title in 2017 after a strong run netted him second place at the opening ... More >>

David Dallas Leaks New Track off Forthcoming Album

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:20 am | Delete

David Dallas leaked the title track off his forthcoming album Hood Country Club on YouTube last night. Not available through official channels until next week, Dallas’ surprise drop is indicative of the fan-first approach he’s taking to the album, ... More >>

Memorial Stone for Tangiwai disaster’s unsung heroes

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 11:07 am | KiwiRail

On Sunday 7 May 2017 a special memorial event will be held at Tangiwai to honour the heroism of Locomotive Engineer First Class Charles Parker and Locomotive Fireman Lance Redman, whose selfless actions saved 134 lives during the Tangiwai disaster. More >>

Honda's Rees Declared NZ Superbike Champion

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:44 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 13, 2017: The verdict is out – Whakatane's Tony Rees is New Zealand superbike champion for 2017. More >>

Wellington set to host its biggest Jazz Festival yet

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:32 am | Wellington Jazz Festival

The capital’s streets are set to hum as the city gets ready to host its biggest ever jazz festival in June. With more than 150 gigs at 45 venues, 250 jazz musicians and thousands of live music fans will descend on Wellington for the five-day mid-winter ... More >>

Entries Go Live for Refreshed 2017 ASB Auckland Marathon

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:05 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

Entries to the 2017 ASB Auckland Marathon go live today, April 13, at 11:00am, and this year entrants can look forward to a fresh look and feel to the popular running event. Dubbed ‘Run the City’, the festival of running caters for all abilities ... More >>

Nigel Latta and John Campbell to host TVNZ's What Next?

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:53 am | TVNZ

Acclaimed TV host and clinical psychologist, Nigel Latta, and renowned journalist and host of RNZ’s Checkpoint , John Campbell, are set to present What Next? Screened LIVE over five consecutive nights, the new TVNZ series asks New Zealand how we could ... More >>

NZME’s WatchMe Announces 16 New Digital Series

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:51 am | NZME.

April 13, 2017 - NZME has announced their highly successful, free video-on-demand website, w , is set to expand with the launch of 16 new entertainment series and two new channels, News and Sport. More >>

Official Result: SKYCITY Mystics 58 def Northern Stars 44

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:46 am | ANZ Premiership

SKYCITY Mystics posted their first win of the season in style, outclassing the Northern Stars 58-44 to claim the honours in the Battle of Auckland in Manukau on Wednesday. More >>

Chroma Art Awards 2017 winners announced

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:38 am | Chroma Art Awards

The winners of the biennial Chroma Art Awards , honouring excellence in the creative fields of illustration, comic art, animation and video games, were announced during a special celebration at the Aotea Centre in Auckland last Saturday evening. More >>

Specialist shearer Coster to call time at Mackenzie Show

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:34 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Canterbury shearer who effectively climbed the mountain to win more times in the North Island than just about any other Southern gun is planning to bow out of top competition at Easter. More >>

Munro takes out top gong at Auckland Cricket Awards

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:27 am | Auckland Cricket

***EMBARGOED UNTIL 10:30PM WEDNESDAY 12th APRIL 2017*** Colin Munro has taken out the John Morris Trophy for the second year running as he was recognised as Auckland’s Cricketer of the Year at the Auckland Cricket Awards tonight. Munro also picked up ... More >>

RL Grime Returns to New Zealand

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 5:37 pm | Noise PR


Military & civilian teams to compete in Sky Tower Challenge

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:41 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

New Zealand’s defence personnel and emergency response services will go head to head in an inaugural challenge that will reach the Sky Tower’s highest point to raise funds for the Auckland RSA’s Annual Poppy Appeal. More >>

ASB announces 2017 DHL New Zealand Lions Series partnership

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:04 pm | ASB

ASB is proud to be an official sponsor of the 2017 DHL New Zealand Lions Series which will be played across New Zealand. More >>

Olympic touch for Junior Rockman preparations

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 3:41 pm | Niue Island

Local participants in Niue’s forthcoming Junior Rockman event got some tips from the top earlier this month. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards Nominees Announced

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 3:34 pm | Sport Hawke's Bay

The largest range of sports are represented in the annual Hawke’s Bay Sports Awards, with nominations put forward from 34 different sports. More >>

NZ’s most popular family event to open as normal tomorrow

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 3:25 pm | Royal Easter Show

Organisers of the popular Royal Easter Show have announced that the show, New Zealand’s largest free-to-attend family-friendly event, will open as planned at 10am tomorrow. More >>

Queens of the Stone Age - 3 shows sold out

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:54 pm | Frontier Touring Company

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE MELBOURNE, SYDNEY & AUCKLAND SOLD OUT! With their hugely anticipated new album on the way in 2017 – the band’s first new music since 2013’s critically acclaimed sixth release, …Like Clockwork – Queens Of The Stone Age ... More >>

Jimmy Buffett Announces His Special Guest

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 1:37 pm | Chugg Entertainment

When US singer songwriter and 'King of Margaritaville' Jimmy Buffett , was invited to play Australia at the 2017 Byron Bay Bluesfest, he decided to also make good on his cancelled 2011 New Zealand shows, following an accident while performing at his ... More >>

Crankworx Rotorua named Award finalist

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:56 pm | Sport Bay of Plenty

Hot on the heels of another successful Crankworx Rotorua event, the New Zealand leg of the international mountain biking festival has been announced as one of 16 finalists in the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards. More >>

Hans Zimmer announces special guests for arena tour

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:23 pm | MJR Presents

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer has announced two special guests for his upcoming Australia and New Zealand concert experience ‘ Hans Zimmer Revealed .’ More >>

Zoo raises over 50,000 for Conservation

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:14 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo’s Conservation Fund has raised more than $50,000 for conservation projects in New Zealand and around the world since its inception in 2008. More >>


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