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10 medals for NZ at second day of Lifesaving World Champs

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:57 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

10 medals for New Zealand at second day of Lifesaving World Championships The New Zealand team has boosted their chances of success at the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC) by taking home a total of 10 medals today, with 20 personal best times for ... More >>

VX Sport™ to stream athlete physical stats to mobile devices

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:52 am | VX SPORT

Fans can connect via 2018 Red Bull Ignite7 website to see their favourite player’s key physical performance markers More >>

Mike Mcroberts And Jono & Ben Celebrate Success

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:50 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is celebrating five wins at the 2018 Huawei Mate20 New Zealand Television Awards gala ceremony including Best Presenter: News & Current Affairs, Best Comedy / Comedy Entertainment Programme and NZ On Air Best Drama Series. More >>

Auckland Aces prepared for southern showdown

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:43 am | Auckland Cricket

The Auckland Aces are looking to cement their finals spot when they face the Otago Volts in Invercargill tomorrow. More >>

Huawei Mate20 New Zealand Television Awards

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:38 am | NZ Television Awards

Huawei Mate20 New Zealand Television Awards: All the 2018 Winners Announced ( Auckland - November 22, 2018 ) The New Zealand television industry gathered at a star-studded event in Auckland tonight as the year’s best and brightest were celebrated at the ... More >>

Live stream of performance painting event

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 5:25 pm | Sarjeant Gallery

SARJEANT GALLERY WILL LIVE STREAM THE TYLEE ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE JULIA HOLDEN PERFORMANCE PAINTING ON NOVEMBER 29 More >>

More tickets for must-see NZSO Beethoven concert in Wellingt

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 2:35 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s Beethoven 9 concert in Wellington tomorrow is so popular, extra tickets have been released to cope with demand. More >>

Yo-Yo Ma Makes His Long-Awaited New Zealand Debut

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 2:19 pm | Christchurch NZ

''We live in a world of boundless possibility, but we also face daunting challenges, even to our very survival. I believe that during times of stress, confusion, and insecurity, we should share sources that offer comfort, purpose, and meaning. Bach ... More >>

Solar Powered Singers Celebrate Summer with Free Gig

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 10:30 am | SolarCity

Auckland, 22 November 2018 – solarcity, New Zealand’s leading solar power company, will be hosting a free ‘Gig for Good’ featuring solar powered singers on December 1st. More >>

Old4new is Back to Save Lives This Summer

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 9:58 am | Coastguard

Kiwi boaties across the country will have the opportunity to check and upgrade their lifejackets thanks to Coastguard’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign back again this summer. More >>

LGBT+ Christian Conference Awaken 2019

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 9:53 am | Awaken Conference

Rainbow Christians will gather in Ponsonby 15 - 17 February for Awaken 2019. Workshops, discussion and an inclusive and safe environment. More >>

Pace and Podium earns Matt Hamilton top Kiwi status

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 4:38 pm | KartSport

Matthew Hamilton was the top Kiwi finisher at the 22nd annual SuperKarts USA (SKUSA) SuperNationals meeting in Las Vegas over the weekend, the Christchurch-based international finishing third overall in the premier US domestic Pro Shifter class. Hamilton twice ... More >>

Story set in Nazi-controlled Saarland wins writing prize

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 4:02 pm | University of Auckland

Former New Zealand Herald journalist Karen Holdom is this year’s winner of the University of Auckland’s Sir James Wallace Prize in Creative Writing. Karen won the $5000 prize, the richest university creative writing prize in New Zealand, for ... More >>

David Hay first Dunedin Shanghai Screen Writers’ Exchange

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 2:18 pm | Enterprise Dunedin

The Dunedin Shanghai Screen Writers’ Exchange begins this month with international award-winning film and television producer, writer and director, David Hay, leaving for six weeks in China on 24 November. More >>

NORTH WEST WINE, BEER & FOOD FESTIVAL 2019

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:25 pm | North West Country and LOOP

Thanks to the stellar music line-up of Gin Wigmore, Tami Neilson and Jed Parsons , tickets are flying out the door for the North West Wine, Beer & Food Festival at The Hunting Lodge on Saturday 9 February. More >>

GANG OF FOUR Announce March 2019 Australian and NZ Tour

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:09 pm | Metropolis Touring

One of the most influential and groundbreaking bands to rise from the British punk scene in the late '70s was GANG OF FOUR . To Celebrate the 40th Anniversary since the release of their debut album Entertainment! they will play the album in full ... More >>

Biking Stars Aim for Third Straight Pioneer Victory

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 12:32 pm | The Pioneer

2016 and 2017 mixed category champions Kate Fluker and Mark Williams are gunning for a third consecutive Pioneer victory, with the Queenstown riders looking to capitalize on home advantage at the internationally acclaimed mountain bike stage race, with ... More >>

Exhibition by one of China’s leading contemporary artists

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 12:16 pm | City Gallery Wellington

Cao Fei’s work explores the fluid boundaries between physical and virtual existence. She dragged the art world into the virtual world with RMB City (2007–11), a virtual metropolis built and hosted on the online platform Second Life. More >>

World-first as freestyle rider defies odds to ride Sky Tower

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:24 am | AME Management

World-first as freestyle rider defies odds to ride solo around Auckland’s Sky Tower More >>

Another superstar to join ASB Classic

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:15 am | ASB Classic

One of the biggest names in Women’s sport has been added to the all-star line up for the 2019 ASB Classic. Wimbledon finalist and former world number five, Eugenie Bouchard will start her 2019 season in the City of Sails, announced today as part ... More >>

Countdown donates $90,000 of groceries to The Salvation Army

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:01 am | Countdown

Demand for food parcels remains high with no sign of slowing down; Shoppers also urged to donate in-store or online foodbank.org.nz More >>

Norah Jones Announces New Zealand Shows For April 2019

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 10:11 am | Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce the long-awaited return to New Zealand of one of the USA’s most critically acclaimed singer/songwriters – nine-time Grammy winner Norah Jones . More >>

Kendall Elise announces new single and tour

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 10:10 am | NicNak Media

Kiwi singer-songwriter Kendall Elise returns on November 30 with ‘ The Clock Tower ’ - the first single from her upcoming debut album. More >>

NZSO partners with Wellington charity for Christmas Concerts

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:58 am | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Whether it’s experiencing Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah or the classic It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas New Zealand Symphony Orchestra audiences in December can also help those in need during the festive season. More >>

NZSO Perform Beethoven's Symphonies 1 & 9 This Weekend

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:53 am | Howard Davis

When we consider precisely how prodigious Beethoven's musical output was - including nine symphonies, five piano concertos, a violin concerto, various piano sonatas, sixteen string quartets, a mass ( Missa Solemnis ), and an opera ( Fidelio ) - it ... More >>

Groundbreaking 2018 for the New Zealand Dance Company

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:49 am | New Zealand Dance Company

Marking their second international tour of the year, The New Zealand Dance Company (NZDC) is set to close 2018 with a whirlwind tour of Belgium and Luxembourg with their riveting triple-bill Time . More >>

Christmas Surprise With Simon O'Neill

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:25 am | Bach Musica

Bach Musica NZ is particularly proud to be closing the year with this magnificent programme. More >>

125 Fund Recipients Announced

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 5:26 pm | New Zealand Film Commission

At the recent Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA) Conference held in Wellington, New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) CEO, Annabelle Sheehan announced funding of three feature films through the NZFC’s 125 Fund. More >>

The countdown is on - 100 Days until the 100th NZ Open

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:45 pm | NZ Open

New Zealand golfing legend, Sir Bob Charles, recalls winning his first New Zealand Open as a fresh 18-year-old amateur at Heretaunga in 1954. His first of four New Zealand Open Championship wins, he is just one of the great Kiwi golfers who will ... More >>

Speedweek 2018 features iconic Whanganui events

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:28 pm | Whanganui and Partners

Whanganui’s Cemetery Circuit, the jewel in the crown of motorcycle racing in New Zealand, leads the way for a new event concept in Whanganui - Speedweek. More >>

NZ’s Largest Cycling Event promises a weekend of excitement

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:59 pm | Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

This Saturday 24 November thousands of cyclists from around the world are set to join some of New Zealand’s most acclaimed riders in the 42nd annual BDO Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge, the largest cycling event in the country. More >>

RAAF - FA-18 Super Hornets to fly at Classic Fighters 2019

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:16 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

We are excited to announce that the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have confirmed their participation in the Yealands Classic Fighters Air Show 2019. The FA-18 Super Hornet, a multi-role fighter aircraft with a maximum speed of 1,960 km/h (Mach 1.6), ... More >>

Alejandro Escovedo to tour New Zealand for very first time

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:14 pm | Piecart Rock 'n' Roll

Recipient of the AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION'S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD and the AUSTIN MUSIC AWARD’S TOWNES VAN ZANDT SONGWRITER AWARD, and NO DEPRESSION magazine’s ARTIST OF THE DECADE , the legendary Mexican-American singer-songwriter will tour ... More >>

Millie Bobby Brown named UNICEF’s youngest ever ambassador

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:11 pm | UNICEF

Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown has been announced as UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador. The appointment – marked on World Children’s Day at United Nations Headquarters and the Empire State Building in New York – makes the 14-year-old ... More >>

Prepare your taste buds for Auckland’s flavoursome festival

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:09 pm | Stuff

The Auckland Night Noodle Markets is kicking off at Victoria Park this Friday for 10 consecutive nights from 4 to 10pm daily*. With 21 eager vendors bringing an array of Asian flavours to the table alongside a great lineup of live entertainment, the ... More >>

FA-18 Super Hornets to fly at Classic Fighters 2019

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 12:50 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Blenheim, NZ: We are excited to announce that the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have confirmed their participation in the Yealands Classic Fighters Air Show 2019. The FA-18 Super Hornet, a multi-role fighter aircraft with a maximum speed of 1,960 ... More >>

International NZ Equestrian Centre Opened in Taupō

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 12:04 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s equestrian community will take another big step forwards with the official opening of the National Equestrian Centre’s new international-standard indoor arena on Friday (November 23). More >>

Rare Takahē Chick Hatches at ZEALANDIA

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 11:48 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – A rare takahē chick has hatched at ZEALANDIA, with Rangers at the Wellington wildlife sanctuary doing all they can to improve its chances of survival. More >>

City Gallery presents Yona Lee: In Transit.

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 11:44 am | City Gallery Wellington

Yona Lee’s work is an invitation to look further into the objects and spaces surrounding us, especially … two of the most common activities of our time—transit and consumption. More >>

New Zealand’s Top Towns To Live and Work

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 11:06 am | GoodSense

A new study from Motu Economic and Public Policy Research for the Building Better Homes, Towns, and Cities (BBHTC) National Science Challenge uses a deep-dive analysis of census rent and wage data to compile quality of life and quality of business measures ... More >>

Kapiti Food Fair is ready to serve-up a fun foodie day out

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 11:03 am | Kapiti Business Projects

On Saturday the 1st of December, bring the whole family down to the Mazengarb Reserve for a fun foodie day out. Kicking off from 10am through to 4pm, the annual Kapiti Food Fair is expecting more than 15,000 hungry visitors to browse, buy and tuck-in ... More >>

Experimental Dance Week Aotearoa 2019

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 10:22 am | Elephant Publicity

Reflecting an international trend taking the dance world by storm, the boundary-breaking and inclusive craft of alternative dance in New Zealand will be celebrated through the inaugural Experimental Dance Week Aotearoa 2019 , running February 4-9, 2019 ... More >>

ASB Classic teams up to give back

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 10:11 am | ASB Classic

The ASB Classic are pleased to welcome Eat My Lunch on board as official Community partner for the 2019 tournament. More >>

‘Fist that knew’ voted NZ Sculpture OnShore Favourite

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 10:02 am | Sculpture OnShore

Josh Olley, the sculptor who created ‘Fist that knew,’ has been named as the NZ Sculpture OnShore 2018 visitor favourite. More >>

Boyzone to bring 'Thank You & Goodnight' tour to NZ

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:57 am | One World

After a quarter of a century together, the iconic Boyzone recently announced it’s time to say goodnight as they prepare for their farewell tour of the UK. Kiwi fans will now get a chance to say goodbye to them in April 2019 when the Irish superstars ... More >>

Rugby looms large as NZ kicks off World Children's Day

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:56 am | UNICEF

New Zealand kicked off the global celebrations for World Children’s Day in true kiwi fashion, with New Zealand’s world champion rugby teams and Auckland’s Eden Park getting in on the action to help give voice to children around the world. The ... More >>

Quality and speed land Tapanui win for Roberts

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:48 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Mataura shearer Brett Roberts took another step forward in his development as a high-ranking Open-class shearer when he won the West Otago A and P Show championship at Tapanui on Saturday. More >>

Emirates Team NZ To Use Spark’s 5G Network In Cup Defence

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:47 am | Spark

“Today is an important day on the roadmap to the next generation of mobile technology,” said Spark Managing Director, Simon Moutter. More >>

Investigating the impact of alcohol’s harm on children

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:42 am | Health Research Council

Dr Taisia Huckle from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. More >>

Discover the best parks and open spaces in New Zealand

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 8:59 am | New Zealand Recreation Association

We are very excited to announce that there are 23 Green Flag Award winning parks and open spaces in New Zealand this year! More >>

FLOAT and NZ Bomb Comp Announced for 2019

Monday, 19 November 2018, 5:32 pm | NZME

19 November 2018 – New Zealand’s only floating music festival is returning for 2019 with a new name, but the same good vibes and unicorn floats. FLOAT is heading to Lake Tikitapu, Rotorua’s Blue Lake on Saturday 16 February. More >>

SAE women’s only event ChicFlix sells out again

Monday, 19 November 2018, 4:54 pm | SAE NZ

SAE women’s only event ChicFlix sells out again “Seeing a sea of female faces on campus makes me so happy”, declares SAE Creative Media Institute Campus Director Dr Suzette Major as she reflects on the second instalment of ChicFlix, held at the ... More >>

Emerging film-makers invited to apply for $10,000 grant

Monday, 19 November 2018, 2:17 pm | Outlook for Someday

The Outlook for Someday invites young film-makers to submit proposals for the third series of Someday Stories, six short films exploring themes of sustainability. More >>

Whitaker wins Nutbuster Hard Enduro

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:24 am | Bikesport NZ

Wainuiomata's Jake Whitaker was in sensational form at the weekend, securing his first win at the annual Nutbuster Hard Enduro near Christchurch. The two-day, double-points Mike Pero-sponsored event was also recognised as the fourth and final round of the ... More >>

Success For Taekwon-Do At Awards

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:12 am | International Taekwon-Do New Zealand

The sport of ITF Taekwon-Do has been recognised once again for excelling in the Papakura Community and in the Counties Manukau Region. More >>

Ode to Country Living

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:09 am | Gord Stewart

“Ninety percent of people who shift to a lifestyle block do it because they don’t want any neighbours.” More >>

Pavletich up to his same old tricks

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:03 am | Bikesport NZ

Ararimu bike racer Paul Pavletich is at it again ... winning major titles. The 60-year-old professional riding and driving instructor again showed that age is no barrier to winning at the top level, wrapping up the five-round 2018 New Zealand Classic Motorcycle ... More >>

Just Kidding Nabs Second on 4* Debut

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:46 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Amanda Pottinger knows that finishing second in her first CCI4* competition is nothing to sneeze about . . . but what does irk her is that she and Just Kidding had four rails down in the showjumping. More >>

Marlon Williams Announces Five Dates On Tūrangawaewae Tour

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:38 am | Eccles Entertainment

In celebration of his three wins at this year’s VNZMA’s for Album of the Year, Best Solo Artist and Best Video, Marlon Williams has just added five new shows in addition to his performance with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra at Villa Maria ... More >>

Slash announce Devilskin as support for Aus/NZ 2019 shows

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:33 am | Blackout Music Management

Grammy Award-winning, American rock guitarist SLASH and his band Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators are thrilled to announce New Zealand rock royalty Devilskin as the support act for their January/February 2019 tour, playing Baypark Arena in Tauranga ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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