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Fabric: The new album from The Black Seeds

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:40 am | The Label

Fabric The new album from The Black Seeds Out this September Available on pre-order now More >>

Theia announces all-girl support crew for her first NZ tour

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:39 am | NicNak Media

The countdown is on to Theia ’s first-ever headline tour of New Zealand to celebrate the release of her self-titled debut EP. More >>

Midnight Oil:The Nudge Announced as Opening Act for NZ Shows

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:38 am | Mushroom Group

Midnight Oil will make their hugely anticipated return to New Zealand shores this September for arena shows in Auckland and Christchurch. Currently out on the monster 72 date “ The Great Circle 2017 ” tour, Midnight Oil are proving to be in true ... More >>

Julius Caesar’s bid to become Queen

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:24 am | Ara Institute

Julius Caesar is a strong, independent woman in the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA)’s production of Shakespeare’s political masterpiece, on 17-23 June at Papa Hou theatre at the YMCA. More >>

Dunedin Fringe Festival Growth A Force To Be Reckoned With

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:18 am | Dunedin Fringe Festival

The 2018 Dunedin Fringe Festival will kick off with its signature Opening Night Showcase, at the Dunedin Town Hall on Wednesday March 7th, and run until Sunday March 18th. Registrations open 14 August for artists – locally, nationally and internationally ... More >>

Vintage Wedding Style Exhibition Continues

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:17 am | Glory Days

We have several weeks to go (last day is the 30th June) and still have many opportunities for the public to come along, have fun and bid on one of the beautiful vintage gowns which are being auctioned off with part of the proceeds going to The Aunties, a charity ... More >>

SoccerPractise's Electro-Indie-Waiata ‘Amene’

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 10:01 am | SoccerPractise

Auckland, New Zealand-based electronic group SoccerPractise are proud to present their newest single and music video, 'Amene'. More >>

LA LA LAND in Concert

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 9:53 am | Live Nation

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - Experience the ground-breaking and original musical film LA LA LAND like never before - LIVE with an 80-piece orchestra and jazz ensemble. More >>

MIGOS Announce First Ever Tour of New Zealand and Australia

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 9:43 am | Frontier Touring Company

Rain drop. Drop top. Frontier Touring and Illusive Presents are extremely excited to announce the first ever Australian and New Zealand tour by global rap and pop culture icons Migos . Skrrrrtt! Inarguably the hottest rap group on the planet right ... More >>

SKYCITY Mystics 59 def WBOP Magic 58

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:04 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: SKYCITY Mystics 59 def WBOP Magic 58 Media Update Monday 12 June, 2017 More >>

Kiwis Win Oceania Championships

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:11 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Kiwis Win Oceania Championships New Zealand’s senior eventing team broke a decade-long drought today when they won a hard-fought Oceania Championships at the Saddleworld Melbourne International Three Day Event. Jock Paget (Taupo) and his former racehorse ... More >>

NZL Sailing Team out to turn heads at Youth America's Cup

Monday, 12 June 2017, 4:23 pm | Yachting New Nealand

The Auld Mug is the ultimate prize in sailing but there's another America's Cup up for grabs in Bermuda and it's one New Zealand want to hold onto. More >>

The Whole Intimate Mess - A memoir by Holly Walker

Monday, 12 June 2017, 3:26 pm | Bridget Williams Books

'The Whole Intimate Mess: Motherhood, Politics, and Women's Writing' - A memoir by Holly Walker I began to pull the threads of my experience back together. Instead of divergent stories about public failure, private torment, and postnatal distress, ... More >>

New Zealand’s oldest war memorial to be refurbished

Monday, 12 June 2017, 3:24 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Media Release - New Zealand’s oldest war memorial to be refurbished Work has begun on refurbishment of New Zealand’s oldest war memorial, the Weeping Woman, located in Moutoa Gardens, Whanganui. It is expected to be completed by the end of the month. More >>

Moody Nightscape Exploring Homelessness Wins Top Art Prize

Monday, 12 June 2017, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Art Show

Moody Nightscape Exploring Homelessness Wins Top Art Prize Wellington photographer roOm has won the coveted Brendan Foot Supersite Signature Piece Art Award with his piece “Less is Less 05”, a photographic lightbox depicting a surreal night scene. More >>

Three Wins Tuesday And Friday Night, Mediaworks Celebrates

Monday, 12 June 2017, 2:04 pm | Mediaworks

Three Wins Tuesday And Friday Night, Mediaworks Celebrates Radio Awards 2017 Three won the night on Tuesday in the crucial 25-54 demographic with The Project winning the current affairs audience across all four demographics for the sixth time this ... More >>


Monday, 12 June 2017, 1:30 pm | GODZone

New Zealand’s premiere expedition adventure race, GODZone, is to release 10 additional team entries for Chapter 7. The extra places have being made available in response to the large number of teams that registered an interest in racing after the event ... More >>


Monday, 12 June 2017, 1:06 pm | Destination Wairarapa

- Tickets on sale - - Over 70 outfits have been received for next month’s Oversew Fashion Awards, including six from international entrants. More >>

Rongowhakaata welcomed as Te Papa iwi in residence

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:59 pm | Te Papa

Representatives of the iwi travelled from Gisborne, following a consignment of over one hundred of the taonga which will be exhibited for two and a half years in their iwi exhibition Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow at the national museum. More >>

Nield Shows Old Bike No Barrier to Fun

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

Nield Shows Old Bike No Barrier to Fun CAPTION: Bay of Islands rider Mitchell Nield (Yamaha YZ125), giving new life to an old bike. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – East Coast finals results

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:53 pm | Smokefreerockquest

Rock band The Search, made up of Year 12 and 11 students from Gisborne Boys’ High School and Lindisfarne College, took out the East Coast regional final of Smokefreerockquest in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Gisborne War Memorial Theatre on Friday ... More >>

ANZ Premiership - Round 12 Remaining Matches Media Notes

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:44 am | ANZ Premiership

- A must-win match for both teams; the Mystics sitting in 3rd on the ladder, and the Magic in 4th. More >>

Official Result: SKYCITY Mystics 60 def Northern Stars 54

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:39 am | ANZ Premiership

The SKYCITY Mystics continued their impressive run at the business end of the season when despatching the Northern Stars 60-54 in game two of the triple-header Super Sunday in Auckland today. More >>

Emirates Team New Zealand Take Two More Wins

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:34 am | Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand has moved to match point against Artemis in the Louis Vuitton Challenger Final, but not without apologising to their fans for stressing them out with a dramatic climax to day two. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – Otago solo duo winners

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:26 am | Smokefreerockquest

Third time was the charm for Josh Glennie from Taieri College who took out the Smokefreerockquest solo duo title at the Otago regional heats at Kavanagh College on Friday. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – Central Otago solo duo winners

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:22 am | Smokefreerockquest

Smokefreerockquest experience paid off for Sofia Machray from Wakatipu High School who capped her third time in the event by winning the solo duo title in the first ever Central Otago regional heats at the Lake Wanaka Centre on Saturday. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – Hawkes Bay finals results

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:15 am | Smokefreerockquest

Rock fusion band Charlie Whack from Havelock North High School took out the Hawkes Bay regional final of Smokefreerockquest in front of a crowd of 350 at Napier Boys’ High School on Saturday night. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2017 – Auckland regionals finals results

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:06 am | Smokefreerockquest

The future of Kiwi music is in safe hands judging by the talent on show at four Auckland Smokefreerockquest gigs over the weekend. More >>

New Zealand Discusses the Future of Technology in What Next?

Monday, 12 June 2017, 10:04 am | TVNZ

In tonight’s premiere episode, co-hosts Nigel Latta and John Campbell asked New Zealand how we should approach the upcoming challenges and opportunities that advancing technologies present. More >>

Art community unites for refugee girls’ education

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:59 am | Anna Marshall

A 20-year old graphic design student has persuaded a wide mix of up-and-coming artists to donate their work to raising funds for girls’ education in places where this basic human right is not being met. More >>

Equestrian - Kiwis on Song in Melbourne.

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:58 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand holds pole position at the Oceania Championships, filling the top three slots in the CCI3 field with just the showjumping to go. More >>

Brutal Betrayal Puts First Survivor on the Jury

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:49 am | TVNZ

Survivor New Zealand met its first Jury member last night with the elimination of softly spoken Lee. More >>

Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse 56 defeat Silvermoon Tactix 37

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:44 am | ANZ Premiership

Moving into second place, Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse enhanced their Finals Series chances after an all-important 56-37 win over the Silvermoon Tactix in the final game of Super Sunday in Auckland today. More >>

‘Colour with Pride’ celebrates and supports LGBTQ community

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:36 am | Promised Land

Today sees the launch of the ‘Colour with Pride’ campaign, a new initiative by the authors of popular LGBTQ children’s book, Promised Land . The campaign, which runs from 12 – 30 June, aims to normalise different sexualities and genders through ... More >>

Jazz award winners honoured at Wellington Jazz Festival

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:34 am | Recorded Music NZ

The Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album and APRA Best Jazz Composition for 2017 were awarded as part of the Wellington Jazz Festival tonight and recognised the work of two Kiwi jazz greats. More >>

Scotland’s biggest comedy export Kevin Bridges tours NZ

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:33 am | Adrian Bohm Presents

Kevin Bridges is Scotland’s biggest comedy export. Dubbed ‘brilliant’ by Billy Connolly , Kevin made his debut at The Edinburgh Playhouse on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow in 2009. Overnight success followed with Kevin selling out his run ... More >>

Howard Davis Review: True Versatility - Dianne Reeves

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:23 am | Howard Davis

Dianne Reeves was born in 1956 in Detroit, but grew up in Denver among a naturally talented musical family ... More >>

Howard Davis Review: True Versatility - Dianne Reeves

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:20 am | Howard Davis

Dianne Reeves was born in 1956 in Detroit, but grew up in Denver among a naturally talented musical family ... More >>

Southern Steel 78 def WBOP Magic 59

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 4:18 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel 78 def WBOP Magic 59 Media Update Sunday 11 June, 2017 More >>

Penalty costs Kiwi pair chance of a medal at World Cup final

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 12:15 pm | Yachting New Nealand

The Kiwi pair of Alex Maloney and Molly Meech were left rueing a penalty before the World Cup final in Santander that cost them a chance of a medal. More >>

Teams And Premiere Date for Season Six of the Block NZ

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 11:24 am | Mediaworks

Three Announces the Teams And Premiere Date for Season Six of the Block NZ Block fans can rejoice as the top-rating series The Block NZ gears up for its sixth season, premiering Sunday 25 June at 7pm on Three. This season the teams need to step up ... More >>

Emirates Team New Zealand 2-1 up on Day 1

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 11:17 am | Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand 2-1 up on Day 1 of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Playoff Final More >>

Wellington rugby fan scores $1 million Lotto win

Friday, 9 June 2017, 4:52 pm | Lotto New Zealand

A rugby-mad Wellingtonian scored the ultimate try on Wednesday night when he won $1 million with Lotto First Division. More >>

Campaign to help keep New Zealand clean

Friday, 9 June 2017, 4:23 pm | Love NZ

AUCKLAND, June 9, 2017 – Love NZ and Be a Tidy Kiwi have today launched a joint campaign to encourage New Zealanders to “Litter Less Recycle More.” The campaign has been developed by The Packaging Forum in partnership with The Auckland Litter ... More >>

Silvermoon Tactix Head Coach Appointed

Friday, 9 June 2017, 4:16 pm | Tactix

Following an internal review, Netball Mainland have confirmed coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek will guide the Silvermoon Tactix through 2018 as they aim to build on an improved showing in the ANZ Premiership. More >>

Pulse wary of revitalised Tactix

Friday, 9 June 2017, 3:58 pm | ANZ Premiership

Following a welcome return to form, Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse are poised for a testing outing against a buoyant Mainland Tactix in ANZ Premiership netball action in Auckland on Sunday. More >>

Kiwis to support Emirates Team NZ through HP simulator

Friday, 9 June 2017, 3:57 pm | HP New Zealand

As Emirates Team New Zealand races to keep New Zealand’s hopes of bringing the America’s Cup home alive, HP New Zealand is offering Kiwis at home the chance to get involved and support the crew. More >>

Fffuture Fffocused Art Prize at The Physics Room

Friday, 9 June 2017, 3:54 pm | The Physics Room

The Physics Room is proud to announce the four outstanding artists who have been selected as finalists for the inaugural Fffuture Fffocused Art Prize (FFAP). More >>

Applications open for NZSA Peter & Dianne Beatson Fellowship

Friday, 9 June 2017, 3:43 pm | NS 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 generously donated by Peter Beatson and provides the successful applicant ... More >>

All Blacks Apprentices named

Friday, 9 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Air New Zealand

A 10-year-old boy from County Kildare, Ireland and a 13-year-old girl from Nelson, New Zealand have received the call up of a lifetime to join the All Blacks as apprentices as they prepare to take on Manu Samoa in Auckland next Friday 16 June. More >>

Opening acts confirmed for remaining Boney M tour dates

Friday, 9 June 2017, 2:13 pm | NicNak Media

Boney M are currently on tour in New Zealand playing their greatest hits. Led by original member Maizie Williams, the disco legends are playing a one-hour set, jam-packed with all of their biggest songs from ‘Daddy Cool’ and ‘Ma Baker’ to ‘Sunny’ ... More >>

2017 Radio Awards Winners Announced

Friday, 9 June 2017, 1:59 pm | NZ Radio Awards

The winners of the 2017 New Zealand Radio Awards have been announced at a special awards ceremony at Shed 10 tonight. More >>

Writing Awards Celebrate 30 Years

Friday, 9 June 2017, 1:33 pm | South Taranaki District Council

Taranaki’s premiere literary competition, the Ronald Hugh Morrieson Awards, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year as it opened for entries on Wednesday (7 June). More >>

Kiwis urged to Give up Their Coffee Today

Friday, 9 June 2017, 12:58 pm | LifeLine

Campaign kicks off urging Kiwis to donate to lifesaving support service to help deal with influx More >>

James Lowe’s golden game (tinged with orange)

Friday, 9 June 2017, 12:13 pm | Arthritis New Zealand

When James Lowe plays his 50th rugby game for the Chiefs tonight, Arthritis New Zealand will celebrate his golden milestone along with him. The 24-year-old winger will be wearing his orange Arthritis New Zealand wristband as usual. He’s battled ... More >>

The French Return

Friday, 9 June 2017, 12:11 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: The French Air force is the first international air force to confirm they intend to be at the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow next Easter. More >>

Maloney and Meech rue costly error at World Cup Final

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:58 am | Yachting New Zealand

One tactical error proved costly in what was an otherwise good day of racing for Alex Maloney and Molly Meech at the World Cup final in Santander, Spain, overnight (NZT). More >>


Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:44 am | Emirates Team New Zealand

The comeback Kiwis are into the final of the Louis Vuitton Challenger Series, Emirates Team New Zealand knocking out Britain’s Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing with a combination of pace and poise in their rebuilt boat. More >>

Going the extra mile for Multiple Sclerosis research

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:34 am | Malaghan Institute

“Today I will walk as far as I can. Tomorrow I may not be so lucky.” Feedback like this keeps Kitty Johnson, a Trustee of the Great New Zealand Trek Charitable Trust, committed to finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a chronic autoimmune ... More >>

Boost for young performing artists in Canterbury

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:27 am | Dame Malvina Major Foundation

Young performing artists with big dreams and a connection to Canterbury are being offered a helping hand thanks to the Dame Malvina Major Foundation. More >>



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