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Young Trio Signed for Northern Stars

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 11:02 am | Northern Stars

Tuesday 8 August 2017 - The Northern Stars have confirmed three more players on their roster for the 2018 ANZ Premiership. More >>

Kiwi Ferns to Play World Cup Warm-up Game in New Zealand

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 10:40 am | Rugby League World Cup

Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) is delighted to announce that New Zealand fans will get the opportunity to watch the Kiwi Ferns play a warm-up match on home soil before they contest the Women’s Rugby League World Cup 2017, which kicks off ... More >>

Glenn Hughes Peforms Classic Deep Purple Songs Live!

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9:55 am | Sandra Roberts

For the First Time in 40 Years Performing a Full Concert of Classic Deep Purple Live! More >>

SUPER GT Round 5 - Fuji 300 Recap & Gulf Oil NZ Partnership

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9:13 am | Jono Lester

As much as the racer in me yearned to ‘send it’ on our return to Fuji for the second time this SUPER GT season, we took a more measured approach this time around after a few mediocre results in the Gulf Racing Porsche. More >>

Crusaders Fans Welcome Super Rugby Champions Home Tomorrow

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:56 am | Christchurch City Council

The victorious Crusaders will give their fans the opportunity to welcome home the cup and the team with a reception in the Central City tomorrow. More >>

Godzone & Adventure 1 Trans-Tasman Adventure Racing Series

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:54 am | Adventure1

Adventure 1, Australia’s leading adventure racing series has partnered with the company behind GODZone, the worlds largest expedition event, to create a new trans-Tasman adventure racing series. More >>

Robinson & Feasey Crowned National Giant Slalom Champs

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:51 am | Snowsports

Alice Robinson and Willis Feasey Crowned National Giant Slalom Champs in Solid Day of Racing for NZ Skiers More >>

Kiwi Music Legend a Role Model for Aspiring Creatives

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 8:46 am | Wintec

Matthew Bannister came to study through his love of music. He played in various Kiwi bands in the 80s and 90s, including Sneaky Feelings, Dribbling Darts of Love and a stint with The Muttonbirds, but soon found it wasn’t paying the bills. More >>

What is Chinese? What is being Chinese? What is not Chinese?

Monday, 7 August 2017, 4:27 pm | Q Theatre

Q Theatre’s 2017 MATCHBOX Season and White_mess present OTHER [chinese] Created and directed by Alice Canton What is Chinese? What is being Chinese? What is not Chinese? Maverick writer and director Alice Canton seeks to unravel these questions ... More >>

Pia Mia is coming to Auckland for one show this month

Monday, 7 August 2017, 3:08 pm | Pato Entertainment

Current international pop sensation, Pia Mia , is coming to Auckland this month to play a one-off show at the Stampede Bar on August 17. More >>

Chante et danse becomes The Entertainment Company

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:49 pm | The Entertainment Company

The Entertainment Company was launched at The Crowne Plaza Hotel with the best in Christchurch entertainment on show. More >>

New faces headline Silver Ferns squad

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:24 pm | Netball NZ

New faces headline Silver Ferns squad Media Release Monday 7 August, 2017 Netball New Zealand is pleased to announce the 2017/18 Silver Ferns Squad and Development Squad, as well as the teams to compete in the Netball Quad Series and Taini Jamison ... More >>

Three Wins the Night on Monday, Wednesday And Sunday

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:22 pm | Mediaworks

Three Wins the Night on Monday, Wednesday And Sunday Three won the night on Monday (25-54, 18-49), Wednesday (25-54, 18-49) and Sunday (all four demographics) last week as The Block NZ continues to build for the season. The show won its timeslot ... More >>

Waiheke United AFC Secures Sixth Consecutive Promotion

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:17 pm | Waiheke United

Waiheke United AFC has secured their sixth consecutive promotion with their Northern Regional Football League (NRFL) Division 2 side, the Fullers Boom taking a convincing 7-1 victory over Te Atatu AFC over the weekend. More >>

America’s Cup champion shares his journey

Monday, 7 August 2017, 11:00 am | Sport Wellington

70 invited guests, including Wellington’s Pathway to Podium athletes, attended a function at the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Squadron on the 3rd of August to hear Josh Junior, cyclor for Emirates Team New Zealand speak. Organised by Sport Wellington, ... More >>

New-look shooting combination for Pulse

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:58 am | Netball Central Zone

Ameliaranne Ekenasio and Aliyah Dunn will form part of a new-look shooting combination for Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse in next year’s ANZ Premiership netball competition. More >>

Final Qualifiers Secure Auckland Darts Masters Spots

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:33 am | Auckland Darts Masters

MARK CLEAVER, teenage debutant Darren Herewini and Rob Modra have secured places in the 2017 Auckland Darts Masters, presented by TAB and Burger King, after winning through the DPNZ Qualifiers at the Swanson RSA. More >>

Free Theatre Christchurch Presents 'The Black Rider'

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:26 am | Free Theatre Christchurch

"This is a great night of theatre. Stunning performances, superb direction, and a fascinating, original and adventurous theatrical work... How lucky we are in Christchurch to have such a depth and variety of theatrical talent and opportunities" More >>

Electronic Dance Music Meets the Auckland Symphony Orchestra

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:23 am | NicNak Media

Preparations are well under way for what promises to be one of the most memorable events in Auckland’s entertainment calendar this year: ‘Synthony - A Generation of Dance Music’ . More >>

The Play That Goes Wrong -- final seats released

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:07 am | Skip Ink

Great news! Due to Kim & Kanye buying heaps of tickets, we've had to release the final week of performances in Auckland from October 17 - 22 for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ! More >>

Two Time Winner Back to Add to Catlins Coast Rally Record

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:04 am | Catlins Coast Rally

Gore driver Andrew Graves has a phenomenal record in the Catlins Coast Rally and he will be looking to extend his run of success when he lines up as top seed for the 2017 event on Saturday 12 August. More >>

South Island Endurance Series Drops ‘GT’ Class

Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:59 am | South Island Endurance Racing

With a month to go until the South Island Endurance Series bursts into life, in a dramatic move, the Series has revealed that it has dropped the GT class for 2017. More >>

Cody Cooper Makes It Five Tarawera Motorcross Wins

Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:58 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 6, 2017: Honda hero Cody Cooper is fast closing in on claiming a new dirt bike record. The 33-year-old won his sixth national MX1 motocross crown earlier this year and at the weekend he made it a fifth time that he's now also won the fabled ... More >>

NZ Barok: 'Spring in the Air' with Lucinda Moon

Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:52 am | NZ Barok

Former concertmaster of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Lucinda Moon joins NZ Barok to usher in spring in a programme of exuberant and beautiful classics to enchant and delight the senses. More >>

Great sexpectations for Gay Ski Week QT

Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:51 am | Gay Ski Week NZ

The world’s number one condom brand Durex is pulling out all the stops to ensure the LGBTQI community has the most enjoyable Gay Ski Week QT yet. More >>

Wellington Quartet Wins National Chamber Music Contest

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:59 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

Wellington ensemble Druz’ya Quartet has won the NZCT Chamber Music Contest for 2017 – only the second time in the contest’s history that the contest has been won by a Wellington group. More >>

Countdown calls on Kiwis to help get sick kids home

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:54 am | Countdown Supermarket

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal runs from 7 August – 29 October and aims to raise more than $1 million to help get sick Kiwi kids home from hospital faster More >>

A Doll's House at Circa Theatre

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:52 am | Howard Davis

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is considered to be one of the founders of theatrical Modernism and is often referred to as "the father of realism" in the European tradition. Richard Hornby described him as "a profound poetic dramatist - the best since ... More >>

The Takács Quartet Play Haydn, Ritchie, Webern, & Dvorak.

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:42 am | Howard Davis

With a repertoire that spans three centuries of classical masterpieces and contemporary compositions, the Takács Quartet has an international reputation for its delicate artistry and technical virtuosity. Now in its forty-third season, it was formed in ... More >>

Lee lands his first title at Badminton Open

Monday, 7 August 2017, 8:27 am | New Zealand Badminton Open

Lee Cheuk Yiu is the toast of Hong Kong after a stunning upset in the final of the men’s singles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. More >>

Finals day at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 11:56 am | New Zealand Badminton Open

There’s a real international flavour to finals day at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland today. More >>

New Zealand Wins Two Gold Medals At Squash World Champs

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 11:41 am | Squash New Zealand

New Zealand has come away with two gold medals and one bronze from the the 2017 WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Manchester after good wins earlier this morning. More >>

National Chamber Music Contest Finalists Announced

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 11:40 am | Chamber Music New Zealand

NATIONAL FINALS: SUNDAY 6 AUGUST 3.00PM Chamber music ensembles from Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch make up the six finalists in the 2017 NZCT Chamber Music Contest. More >>

Title favourites just one win away at NZ Badminton Open

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 8:31 pm | Badminton NZ

Ominous signs from the title favourites in the men’s and women’s singles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. More >>

First student film from NZ for prestigious festival

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 3:37 pm | UNITEC

PR/5 August 2017: A film by Auckland-based Unitec students has been selected to screen at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which runs from September 7-17. Waiting, a 2016 Unitec graduate-year film written by Samuel Kamu and directed ... More >>

Squash World Doubles Champs

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 3:01 pm | Squash New Zealand

Waikato squash pro Joelle King is through to the finals of two events at the 2017 WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Manchester for the second year running. King, 28 combined with Greymouth’s Paul Coll to win their mixed quarter-final in ... More >>

Graeme James – the Difference

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 3:00 pm | Noise PR

Graeme James releases the video for his stunning new single The Difference Featuring vintage footage from the 1920’s and 30’s, this video captures the classic feel of Graeme’s unique brand of atmospheric folk while transporting us to a bygone ... More >>

Seeded women take control at NZ Badminton Open

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 2:50 pm | Badminton NZ

The cream has risen to the top in the women’s singles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants 2017

Friday, 4 August 2017, 3:20 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Two WRITERS RESEARCH grants are now open for applications for writers working on a project that can utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library as part of the manuscript’s development. These grants are offered ... More >>

Shimmy Shake ‘n Bake

Friday, 4 August 2017, 3:18 pm | Va-Va Voom

It’s time to get the taste buds a' tingling and the collars a’ loosening as Cassette Nine and Va-Va-Voom Productions present their latest delectable treat for the senses: Shimmy Shake ‘n Bake! More >>

Lisa Crawley returns with ‘Wedding Band’

Friday, 4 August 2017, 2:05 pm | Great Things

Friday, August 4 2017 - Melbourne-based Kiwi singer and songwriter Lisa Crawley shares the video for‘Wedding Band’, a fictional story about a girl expected to 'settle down' instead going travelling to escape small town mentality. After travelling the ... More >>

Postcards to Antarctica – new exhibition by Guy Frederick

Friday, 4 August 2017, 1:53 pm | Canterbury Museum

Scott Base staff and scientists share what Antarctica means to them in Postcards to Antarctica , an exhibition by photo-journalist Guy Frederick opening at Canterbury Museum on 11 August. More >>

All New Will & Grace Coming to TVNZ

Friday, 4 August 2017, 1:00 pm | TVNZ

All New Will & Grace Coming to TVNZ As Part of NBCuniversal Deal TVNZ has agreed upon an exclusive deal with NBCUniversal, acquiring five new titles to play across TVNZ 1, 2, DUKE and tvnz.co.nz . More >>

Grace Rasmussen Signs With Northern Stars

Friday, 4 August 2017, 12:46 pm | Northern Stars

Friday 4 August 2017 - The Northern Stars have confirmed their first player signing for the new season with Silver Fern Grace Rasmussen featuring on their roster for the 2018 ANZ Premiership. More >>

Christchurch Homecoming for Len Lye’s Engineered Art

Friday, 4 August 2017, 12:07 pm | Christchurch Art Gallery

Christchurch Art Gallery is bringing the bang, crash, boom and flash of Len Lye’s world-famous engineered art back to where it all started. More >>

Bring Your Own Beamer at Spark International Festival

Friday, 4 August 2017, 11:12 am | Spark Festival

Hamilton, New Zealand – August 4, 2017 – Global arts initiative Bring Your Own Beamer will run for the fourth time in Hamilton in conjunction with this year’s Spark International Festival of Music, Media, Arts and Design, in a bid to raise ... More >>

Mermaidens 'Perfect Body' Out Today On Flying Nun Records

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:45 am | Flying Nun

Today, Mermaidens share their breathtaking new album Perfect Body . The album is available to stream over at The Beat . The album "flips between queasy and dreamy and all out noise and it’s all captured with a live feeling raw edge." More >>

Hsu Emerges as Threat at SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:31 am | Badminton NZ

A potential dark horse has emerged in the men’s singles at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland. More >>

Lost story of Katherine Mansfield discovered at library

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:24 am | Wellington City Council

Previously undiscovered letters and a story written by a young Katherine Mansfield were recently unearthed in Wellington City Library’s archives by a local author researching a book about the famous writer. More >>

Redmer Yska's A Strange Beautiful Excitement

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:16 am | Howard Davis

"It’s not enough to say I immensely enjoyed A Strange Beautiful Excitement … it’s simply splendid." – Dame Fiona Kidman. More >>

Historic Auckland-Wellington Route Revived for 2017 Targa NZ

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 4:31 pm | Targa NZ

FAST COMPANY Media information For immediate release 2017 Targa New Zealand Auckland-Wellington Tues-Sat October 24-28 2017 EVENT PREVIEW 03-08-17 Historic Auckland-Wellington Route Revived for 2017 Targa NZ For close to 100 years the prospect of racing from Auckland ... More >>

New Location for the Halberg Junior Disability Games

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 3:28 pm | Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

For the first time the Halberg Junior Disability Games , a national three day sports competition for physically disabled young Kiwis, will take place in Auckland at King’s College this October. More >>

Lakeside Te Anau Development Supports Godzone

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 3:05 pm | 100 Percent Pure Racing

Te Anau’s leading property development, The Delta, has partnered with GODZone to encourage youth into the sport of adventure racing. More >>

Waiting Selected for Toronto International Film Festival

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 2:40 pm | UNITEC

August 3, 2017 - A film by Auckland-based Unitec students has been selected to screen at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival ( TIFF ) which runs from September 7-17. More >>

Children Driving Force in Learning Cook Island Māori

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 2:09 pm | PORSE

The Auckland mother and PORSE Educator hopes to one day have a conversation with her children in Cook Island Māori. More >>

Rooney back on Rotax Pro Tour of duty this weekend

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 1:47 pm | Kart Sport

KARTSPORT NEW ZEALAND Media information For immediate release * 2017 Australian Rotax Pro Tour Rnd 5 Puckapunyal VIC Fri-Sun August 04-06 2017 ROUND REVIEW 03-08-17 ROONEY BACK ON ROTAX PRO TOUR OF DUTY THIS WEEKEND Talented young Palmerston North karter ... More >>

Unique choir with a fresh take on street music

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 12:48 pm | Auckland Street Choir

Unique choir with a fresh take on street music New Zealand's first street choir will stage its first public concert this Saturday, August 5, to celebrate two years since it started providing good music, company and food for some of Auckland's most ... More >>

Experienced defender and rookie midcourter team up

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 12:26 pm | Central Pulse

Well-travelled defender Sulu Fitzpatrick and talented young homegrown midcourter Mila Reuelu-Buchanan are the latest Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse signings for next year’s ANZ Premiership netball competition. More >>

World Champion Coach Kiri Wills to Guide Northern Stars

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 12:05 pm | Northern Stars

Thursday 3 August 2017 - Victorious New Zealand under-21 coach Kiri Wills is set to tackle a new coaching role having been named to guide the Northern Stars in the ANZ Premiership. More >>

Big Incentive for Young Kiwis at SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 11:41 am | Badminton NZ

Plenty of incentive for New Zealand’s Christine Zhang at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland today. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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