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Australian Diamonds Defeat Silver Ferns 55-43

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 8:13 am | netball new zealand

Australian Diamonds 55 def Silver Ferns 43 The Silver Ferns were left to rue what might have been after the Australian Diamonds secured the Constellation Cup with a 55-43 win in the third Test in Adelaide on Wednesday. More >>

Challenges ahead for title contenders

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:20 pm | Netball NZ

The hunt for a grand finals berth steps up at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Champs and national selector Kiri Wills expects a tight race. More >>

GT3 Merc for Summer Rush Hour Series

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:18 pm | Icon Sport

Speed Works Events Rush Hour concept is gathering pace, with the first wild card GT3 entry for the three round, televised one hour mini enduro series confirmed with one of Mike Racing's Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 cars. More >>

Roni Size Tour Dates

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:05 pm | Logic Touring Agency

Friday 27th October: Studio, Auckland Saturday 28th October: Civic Underground, Sydney Wednesday 1st November: San Fran, Wellington Thursday 2nd November: Loco, Queenstown Friday 3rd November: Winnies, Christchurch Saturday 4th November: Villa Nightclub, ... More >>

Drysdale Heads Gold Coast-Bound Kiwi Kart Squad

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:02 pm | Kart Sport

Drysdale Heads Gold Coast-Bound Kiwi Kart Squad Reigning New Zealand KZ2 class Sprint champion Dylan Drysdale heads an eight-strong Kiwi contingent which will compete at Australia's annual Race of Stars meeting on the Gold Coast this weekend. Joining ... More >>

Brötzmann / Leigh NZ Tour 2017

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 5:14 pm | Audio Foundation

Altmusic and the Audio Foundation are proud to present a nationwide tour of renowned saxophone/pedal steel guitar duo, Brötzmann / Leigh. More >>

Age Groupers Ready to Fly the Kiwi Flag

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 3:22 pm | Ironman Oceania

A 37-strong contingent of New Zealanders are in the final nervous days of taper ahead of the IRONMAN® World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on 14 October. More >>

Photography Exhibition Inspired by Game of Thrones Quote

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 3:20 pm | Miranda Likeman

The latest exhibition by Auckland photographer Maegan McDowell was inspired by a quote from Game of Thrones. More >>

Wāhine Māori Filmmaker on the Global Festival Circuit

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 2:12 pm | Bright Sunday

Renae Maihi (Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāpuhi) is an award winning and critically acclaimed Writer, Director and Producer in Theatre and Film. She currently has three new films circulating the global international film festival circuit. A possible first for ... More >>

Governor-General honours members of Down syndrome community

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 11:50 am | Wellington Down Syndrome Association

The Governor-General of New Zealand, Dame Patsy Reddy, hosted the annual Frances Clarke Memorial Awards, celebrating the achievements of young people with Down syndrome, at Government House, Wellington on Tuesday 10th October 2017 More >>

School-Built Electric Vehicles Battle It Out

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 11:34 am | UNITEC

11, October 2017 — Electric bikes and multi-wheel vehicles will be in action at the EVolocity Auckland regional finals hosted by Unitec Institute of Technology on Saturday, October 14. More >>

Taurikura Maori Cultural Experience for Taupo Visitors

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 11:02 am | Chris Jolly Outdoors

This summer, visitors to the Great Lake Taupo region can look forward to a new Maori cultural offering with Chris Jolly Outdoors’ Taurikura Maori Cultural Scenic Cruise. More >>

Auckland Navy Officer Has Special Connection to Passchendae

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:18 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Royal New Zealand Navy Warrant Officer Te Kani Te Wiata has a special connection to the First World War Battle of Passchendaele. More >>

Museum to broadcast In Flanders Field event tomorrow

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:56 am | Timaru District Council

South Canterbury Museum is trying something new to ensure everyone gets the opportunity to see their event marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendale. More >>

University of Auckland professor honoured

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:48 am | University of Auckland

Tracey McIntosh, Professor of Indigenous Studies at the University of Auckland, has been honoured by the New Zealand Royal Society Te Apārangi for her ground-breaking work in advancing our understanding of the enduring social injustices that undermine ... More >>

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays up and running for 2018

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:28 am | Ports of Auckland Round the Bays

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays, New Zealand’s largest fun run and walk, is returning to Auckland for its 46th year on Sunday 4 March 2018. More >>

“If you can’t call for help, we can’t rescue you”

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:23 am | Maritime New Zealand

“If you can’t call for help, we can’t rescue you” – Safer Boating Week’s important new message More >>

South Island Endurance Series - Levels 3 Hour Preview

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:54 am | South Island Endurance Racing

Everything is on the line as the Carters Tyres SI Endurance Series readies itself for this weekend's Grand Finale at the Timaru International Motor Raceway. The tight and twisty nature of the Levels circuit always produces close and exciting racing ... More >>

We The Kings Play Auckland's King's Arms on 31 January, 2018

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:50 am | John Howarth

We The Kings NZ/Australian Tour 2018 - Playing their breakthrough debut self-titled album in its entirety More >>

NZ Roads "An Accident Waiting to Happen," says Campaigner

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:43 am | Dog And Lemon guide

Many fatalities could be prevented through simple changes in road design, says the car review website . More >>

Z.R. Southcombe Celebrates Walking in 'Ramble On'

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:39 am | PANIC

Acclaimed author & artist Z.R. Southcombe is due to launch her latest novel, Ramble On , on October 15th at Auckland Central Library. More >>

Kiwi stars confirmed for Highlands 501

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:36 am | Highlands Motorsport Park

Shane van Gisbergen and ‘Mad Mike’ Whiddett, are the latest big names confirmed for the Highlands 501 from November 10-12. The Highlands 501 will be the last Australian GT event to be held at the Central Otago track and it promises to be a fitting finale ... More >>

Empowering girls to take the lead in sport

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:35 am | Sport Hawke's Bay

For those of you who have watched the recently released film, Battle of the Sexes, empowering women in sport is not a new topic. We have come a long way from barely any women participating in sport to more equal opportunities and pay structures for ... More >>

How Was An Offender With So Many Charges Left Unsupervised?

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:31 am | Dog And Lemon guide

A road safety campaigner is ‘gobsmacked’ that a 15-year-old, who died after a police chase, was not being electronically monitored. More >>

Royal Society of New Zealand Research Honours

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:30 am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Six University of Auckland researchers were awarded top honours by the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Health Research Council of New Zealand at a research honours dinner in Auckland last night (10 October 2017). More >>

England Women's squad named for RLWC2017

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 8:07 pm | Rugby League World Cup

England Women's squad named for RLWC2017 England Women Head Coach Chris Chapman has named a 23-strong squad for the Women’s Rugby League World Cup which takes place in Australia in November and December. Players from four different clubs are represented, ... More >>

More National Gymnastics Titles Won

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 7:32 pm | New Zealand Gymnastics

The 2017 Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships has come to a close at Auckland’s ASB Arena today. Over the past 5 days, 449 athletes from 16 provinces have competed for national titles. More >>

NZ Taekwon-Do Team Ready For Start Of Competition In Dublin

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 5:10 pm | International Taekwon-Do New Zealand

The New Zealand International Taekwon-Do team has arrived in Dublin ahead of the world championships with the opening ceremony overnight before full competition commences the following day. More >>

Isaac Giesen Attempting to Be the First Kiwi to Row Atlantic

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 4:59 pm | Giesen Wines

Marlborough, NZ – As Isaac Giesen prepares to be the first Kiwi to row the Atlantic to raise funds for organisations working against depression, he’s looking for sponsorship to help make it possible. More >>

Isaac Giesen Attempt to Be First Kiwi to Row the Atlantic

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 2:21 pm | BrandAmp

Marlborough, NZ – As Isaac Giesen prepares to be the first Kiwi to row the Atlantic to raise funds for organisations working against depression, he’s looking for sponsorship to help make it possible. More >>

Currie And Bozzone Chase Kona Dreams This Weekend

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 2:16 pm | Ironman Oceania

Braden Currie and Terenzo Bozzone are the sole Kiwis on the pro start line at the IRONMAN® World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on 14 October (Sunday morning NZT). More >>

An Event to Push Riders to the Limit

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 2:05 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 10, 2017: Only the brave need apply ... or the extremely talented .... or the lucky. More >>

Backing the Saddleback

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 1:44 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - ZEALANDIA Rangers have thrown their support behind tīeke / saddleback in this year's Bird of the Year competition. Run by Forest & Bird, Bird of the Year aims to highlight the plight of our native birds in a fun and engaging way. More >>

Racing For Prostate Cancer Awareness

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:56 pm | Enzed

In June last year, the best known Kiwi tarmac rally team, Team ENZED Abarth, received some life-changing news. More >>

Preview: New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:44 pm | NZ Chinese Language Week

If there’s one thing Bill English and Jacinda Ardern can agree on, it’s their support for New Zealand Chinese Language Week (NZCLW), which takes place from October 16-22 2017. More >>

Garage Project: “It feels good to win!”

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:04 pm | The Brewers Guild

Winning the Champion New Zealand Brewery Award fills a hole in Garage Project’s trophy collection. More >>

NZDF Vocalist Prepares for Emotional Passchendaele Centenary

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Able Musician Rebecca Nelson has performed at a number of events marking important milestones in New Zealand’s First World War contribution, but the Passchendaele centenary commemoration will be the one that will leave the most lasting impact on ... More >>

Tough Initiation for Kiwi ROK Trio in Italy

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:29 am | KartSport

There was a tough initiation for the three young Kiwi karters, Jacob Douglas, Logan Manson and Kaden Probst, who contested the final round of this year's Trofeo D'Autunno (Autumn Trophy) series at the South Garda kart track near Lonato in the country's ... More >>

Rising R’n’B star Kelela to visit New Zealand

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:27 am | NicNak Media

One of the most talked about women in R’n’B right now, Kelela , has just announced her first-ever New Zealand show. More >>

Led Zeppelin Experience

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:10 am | Sandra Roberts

This February, rock fans will be shaken by the most passionately convincing Led Zeppelin experience yet. More >>

Breakfast Klub Presents: Road to Rhythm Wellington

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:05 am | Road to Rhythm

Wellingtonians get ready – your Road to Rhythm starts at McEwan Park on December 27th, with bass heavyweights Netsky (DJ Set) and Camo and Krooked set to hit the capital. More >>

Katya’s Cabin Fever - Katya Kabanova & NZ Opera

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:04 am | Max Rashbrooke

NZ Opera’s production of Katya Kabanova starts with the eponymous heroine standing as a tiny figure against a vast, dark backdrop which gradually reveals thousands of stars; reflected in the stage floor, they appear to surround and even flow through ... More >>

Adulttoymegastore Kiwi Sex Survey 2017 Results Coming Soon

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 10:55 am |

All will be revealed about New Zealanders’ sex lives in coming months, thanks to the 2017 Adulttoymegastore Kiwi Sex Survey. More >>

Free Screening - 'Miroslav Tichý: Tarzan Retired'

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:26 am | City Gallery Wellington

Artist Judy Millar introduces Miroslav Tichý: Tarzan Retired , (2004, Dir. Roman Buxbaum, 54 min) - a documentary about the Czechoslovakian outsider photographer, followed by a discussion and Q&A with curator Geoffrey Batchen, and cash bar. More >>

Mariah Carey Brings Her #1s Tour to NZ

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:25 am | NicNak Media

One of the world’s most loved and recognised voices, Mariah Carey, is heading down under, bringing her ‘#1s Tour’ to New Zealand and Australia this February. Mariah will perform the songs that made her the biggest selling female artist of the Millennium, ... More >>

Gilmour gears up for Rally Waitomo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 9:15 am | Emma Gilmour

Dunedin rally driver Emma Gilmour is gearing up for one of the toughest events on the 2017 calendar – the Handy Rentals Hamilton Rally Waitomo, in the King Country, this Saturday. More >>

Second & Final Auckland Show for Stevie Nicks & Pretenders

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 8:42 am | Live Nation

Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold Tour with very special guests Pretenders - Second & Final Auckland Show Announced More >>

Van Klink Aims for Clean Run at Waitomo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 8:23 am | Klink Rallysport

Christchurch’s Marcus van Klink heads to round five of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Handy Rentals Rally Waitomo, looking for a clean run after a troublesome run this season. More >>

Dylan Thomson Eyes Long Game at Waitomo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 8:21 am | Dylan Thomson Rallysport

Waiuku’s Dylan Thomson heads to the penultimate round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Handy Rentals Rally Waitomo, in two minds. Like any competitor, Thomson wants to win, but is also mindful that he must finish ... More >>

Hawkeswood Looks to Extend Championship Lead at Waitomo

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 8:20 am | Force Motorsport

Current leader of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, Andrew Hawkeswood, heads to the penultimate event of the season, the Handy Rentals Rally Waitomo, looking for a strong result to extend his championship lead. More >>

Schmidt Takes Silver in Spain

Monday, 9 October 2017, 7:37 pm | New Zealand Gymnastics

NZ’s first trampoline Olympian continues to make his mark on the world stage with a silver medal this morning in Spain. More >>

SZA Moving to Logan Campbell Centre

Monday, 9 October 2017, 3:44 pm | Noise PR

After the announcement of her first New Zealand appearance, Jersey-native SZA should have no doubt how much Kiwi’s love her after selling out her Powerstation show in under 15 minutes! More >>

Girls Rock! Camp Comes to Auckland

Monday, 9 October 2017, 3:28 pm | Girls Rock Camp

Feminist music programme Girls Rock! Camp Aotearoa is coming to New Zealand for the first time in 2018. More >>

Jeffrey Harris | New exhibition.

Monday, 9 October 2017, 2:55 pm | Suite Gallery

{Suite} is pleased to announce its first solo show by Jeffrey Harris. Exhibiting since 1969, Harris is a former Francis Hodgkins Fellow and James Wallace Paramount Award winner who has established himself as one of New Zealand’s most significant ... More >>

Love Me Tinder

Monday, 9 October 2017, 2:14 pm | Elephant Publicity

Click-Clack Productions presents: Love Me Tinder By Stephen Sinclair (Ladies Night, The Sex Fiend, The Bach ) and Friends. Directed by Stephen Sinclair Love Me Tinder is a comedy musical for anyone with a smart phone and an open heart. Offering a hilarious ... More >>

Your Support For Crowd Fund Campaign

Monday, 9 October 2017, 2:11 pm | No Fixed Abode

No Fixed Abode is for people who are homeless to share skills and experience, which helps prevent homelessness now. Specifically it’s support for people who sleep in cars, garages, on couches and at overnight hostels to find adequate employment ... More >>

Bic Runga's Awesome Special Guests Announced

Monday, 9 October 2017, 2:07 pm | Susie Says

Bic Runga announces three awesome women (and one supercool man) to join her onstage during her New Zealand tour! More >>

Iconic female artist to perform in Queenstown

Monday, 9 October 2017, 12:34 pm | Rhythm and Alps

One of the world’s female music icons is coming to Queenstown to perform next March. Music festival Rhythm & Alps is bringing the artist to the region for her first-ever New Zealand show. The artist will be revealed at 8am on Tuesday, October 17, and ... More >>

Pseudo Echo and The Narcs turn back the clock

Monday, 9 October 2017, 12:09 pm | Kurt Shanks

Pseudo Echo (Australia) bring pop classics like Funky Town, A Beat For You, Listening, and many more. More >>

First Encounter 375 (1642-2017) - Remembering When Two Worlds Met

Monday, 9 October 2017, 11:58 am | First Encounter

December this year marks the 375th anniversary of the first encounter between Maori and European explorers. More >>



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