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Coll Beaten In Quarters In Egypt

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:07 pm | Squash New Zealand

New Zealand’s Paul Coll has fallen in the quarter-finals of the US$150,00 El Gouna World Squash Series International in Egypt, beaten in four games by new world No.1 Gregory Gaultier of France. More >>

Former champ looks forward to KartSport Nationals

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 11:45 am | KartSport New Zealand

Excitement is building as Invercargill prepares to host the 2017 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships meeting over Easter. More >>

Disco legends Boney M return to NZ for Greatest Hits tour

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:05 am | Classic Promotions

Boney M were a phenomenon in the 70s, and to this day, the their hits - ‘Daddy Cool’ , ‘Ma Baker’ , ‘Rivers of Babylon’ , ‘ Rasputin’ - are still the life and soul of the party. More >>

Results for the Vogel’s Big Little Census are in

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 10:02 am | Vogel's

Vogel’s celebrated its big 5 0 by taking the pulse of the nation and asking Kiwis 30 big and little questions to find out what make us, us. Asking questions like; do you follow the three second rule, PJs or nothing, and who’s the New Zealander ... More >>

YMCA Swim Schools receive Swimming New Zealand award

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 9:26 am | YMCA

YMCA Swim Schools in Auckland has received a Quality Swim Schools award at the 2017 Swimming New Zealand Awards. More >>

2017 NZ Composer Sessions Concert

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 5:26 pm | SOUNZ

Media Release For immediate release 2017 NZ Composer Sessions in partnership with NZSO, RNZ Concert and SOUNZ More >>

King Beaten In World Champs Second Round

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 4:21 pm | PSA Women's World Squash Championship

New Zealand’s Joelle King has been beaten in the second round of the US$165,000 PSA Women’s World Squash Championship in El Gouna, Egypt but 2013 champion and new world No.2 Laura Massaro of England in a tight four-game encounter. More >>

Help preserve your local history – get it online!

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:59 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

The National Library is calling on communities to protect their local history through helping digitise historic newspapers. More >>

Pukaha Mount Bruce saddened by passing of elderly takahē

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:47 pm | Pukaha Mount Bruce

Bud the Takahe –January 1996- April 2017 A fine trust worthy character who enjoyed the afternoon sun in his aviary, greeting Pukaha visitors at the parking lot gate as well as the Pukaha rangers at the entrance to the Takahe enclosure. (they usually ... More >>

Future scene leaders returns for 10-date Australasian tour

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:24 pm | Logic Touring Agency

Thursday 18th May: Vinyl Underground, Queenstown Friday 19th May: Underpass, Auckland Saturday 20th May: Winnie Bagoes, Christchurch Thursday 25th May: Oh one Eight, Dunedin Friday 26th May: Electric Circus, Adelaide Saturday 27th May: The Grand, Wellington ... More >>

Te Papa’s Bug Lab a huge summer success

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:17 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s spectacular science exhibition about the genius of bugs closes after a hugely successful four month season, on Easter Monday, 17 April. More >>

Sharp-witted Youle comes to Christchurch Art Gallery

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:13 pm | Christchurch City Council

Full to the brim with high-energy, sharp-witted artmaking, Christchurch Art Gallery’s latest exhibition presents new, recent and site-specific works by Canterbury artist Wayne Youle. More >>

A Helping Hand Coming for Kiwi Communities

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 2:13 pm | Fonterra

Fonterra got right behind our national bird last year - supporting the conservation efforts of the Whakatane Kiwi Trust. By funding special track surveillance cameras Fonterra Grass Roots Fund has allowed the trust to help keep watch of their feathered ... More >>

40th National Youth Jazz Competition

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 11:56 am | National Jazz Festival Tauranga

This Easter celebrates the 40th anniversary of the National Youth Jazz Competition being held in Tauranga. More >>

Some events sold out, but still capacity at other events

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 11:15 am | Waiheke Jazz Festival

To everyone who has a ticket – congratulations - you’ve secured a spot at the event of your choice. More >>

Upper Hutt Brass Band returns to the Contest Stage

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 11:13 am | Upper Hutt Brass Band

The Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Band Brass Band will return to the Contest Stage on 21stth and 22nd April at the 137th New Zealand Brass Championships being held in Wellington. In addition to the events on stage the band will participate in the Parade of Bands ... More >>

Aotearoa Bares Its Epic History in Kororāreka

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:58 am | Red Leap Theatre

Delving into the lawless outpost of 1800s Russell, Kororāreka - The Ballad of Maggie Flynn introduces a heroine created from the rich and vibrant true stories of New Zealand women . Red Leap Theatre premiere their brand-new work from 9 – 17 June ... More >>

Glider Act Returns

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:56 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow organisers have announced one of the most popular displays from the 2012 airshow will be returning as part of the line-up for the 30th anniversary airshow at Easter next year. More >>

Festival of Colour Huge Success

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:44 am | Festival Of Colour

The Southern Lakes Festival of Colour came to an end on Monday with organisers already touting it as a huge success. More >>

LANY announce one New Zealand show

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:35 am | Secret Sounds

LANY today announce details of their first New Zealand show to be held at Auckland's iconic music venue, The Powerstation on Wednesday 26th July. More >>

The Stranglers Bring Their Classic Collection Downunder

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:31 am | NicNak Media

One of the UKs most important musical exports, The Stranglers announce their return to New Zealand in 2018 with their biggest tour in 30 years, ‘ The Classic Collection ’. Taking 20 of their most popular tracks from their revered album classics, chart ... More >>

Hosts for New Property Show ‘Slice of Paradise’ Announced

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:21 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is pleased to announce Shelley Ferguson and Peter Wolfkamp as hosts for the upcoming property series, Slice of Paradise. More >>

Shining a light on volunteer hard work

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:08 am | English Language Partners New Zealand

Not-for-profit training establishment English Language Partners (ELPNZ) has recognised the commitment and dedication of its learners and tutors at their inaugural awards ceremony, held at Te Papa on Saturday 8 April. More >>

ANZ Premiership Round 3 Official Result

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 9:53 am | ANZ Premiership

Official Result: Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel 72 def WBOP Magic 59 Media Update Monday 10 April, 2017 Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel firmed their position as title favourites with an eye-catching outing when overpowering WBOP Magic 72-59 in Invercargill ... More >>

Joe Pug announces return to New Zealand

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 9:52 am | Isaac Promotions

Tuesday, April 11 - Following his appearance at last year’s Southern Fork Americana Fest, Joe Pug announces his return to New Zealand for his first headline shows with his new album ‘Windfall’ - performing at Wellington’s San Fran on July 19, ... More >>

International Buddhist Teacher to Give Talk on Meditation

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 9:45 am | Kadampa Meditation Centre

Problems like stress, anxiety and depression are increasing year by year. Meditation and mindfulness have proven to be effective methods to maintain a healthy mind. More >>

Specsavers teams up with Lions Series 2017 Match Officials

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 9:13 am | SpecSavers

World Rugby Match Officials will be keeping their eyes on the ball at the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 with new sponsor, Specsavers joining the ranks. More >>

Smith And Grey Team up for Six-Hour Race Win

Monday, 10 April 2017, 5:15 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 10, 2017: A phone call out of the blue enabled Mokau's Adrian Smith to celebrate a back-to-back win at the weekend. More >>

Uni Shorts 2017 - entry deadlines 15 April & 15 May

Monday, 10 April 2017, 5:10 pm | Uni Shorts

Inviting all film schools, universities, polytechnics and animation/design schools to enter your student short films for Uni Shorts 2017 - New Zealand's only film festival solely dedicated to student filmmakers - at ... More >>

New Release From Flume - Skin: The Remixes

Monday, 10 April 2017, 4:48 pm | NicNak Media

After taking home three APRA Awards last week (Dance Work of the Year, Most Played Australian Work and the prestigious award for Songwriter of the Year ), Flume now shares the complete remix package of his album SKIN (out now via Future Classic). ... More >>

The Jordan Luck Band: Who Loves Who NZ Tour

Monday, 10 April 2017, 4:46 pm | Trigger Marketing

Kiwi icons The Jordan Luck Band announce the Who Loves Who NZ Tour trekking across the country from April 22nd through to June 3rd, Queens Birthday long weekend. More >>

Team NZ Flies Out to Bermuda for the 35th America's Cup

Monday, 10 April 2017, 3:32 pm | Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand is now official on its way to Bermuda for the 35th America’s Cup. More >>

New Documentary Short Shares the Wonder of Hauturu

Monday, 10 April 2017, 2:34 pm | Hauturu Little Barrier Island Supporters Trust

This week the Little Barrier Island Supporters Trust launches a new documentary short about the most intact ecosystem in New Zealand: Te Hauturu te-o-Toi, Little Barrier Island. More >>

GODZone Success in Sixth Year

Monday, 10 April 2017, 2:27 pm | Godzone Adventure

New Zealand’s iconic expedition length adventure race, GODZone, left an indelible mark on competitors who raced at Chapter 6 in Queenstown last month. The exceptional diversity of terrain, disciplines, and environments made for a thrilling expedition ... More >>

NZ Fringe is Going State Side

Monday, 10 April 2017, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

NZ Fringe Wellington is thrilled to announce a new award partnership with San Diego International Fringe that will see local lads Allergic to Love head over to perform in July this year. More >>

Stunning History of Indians in New Zealand Comes to Life

Monday, 10 April 2017, 2:18 pm | Elephant Publicity

Well-known for brightening the stage with their comedic and satirical works, Prayas Theatre Company have developed a poignant and emotive piece in the all new Swabhoomi: Borrowed Earth . The beloved Auckland company will present a full season of this ... More >>

Lester 'Fizzing' After Scoring Maiden Super GT Podium

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:51 pm | Jono Lester

Okayama, Japan. Kiwi Jono Lester is 'fizzing' after scoring a maiden podium at the opening round of the 2017 Autobacs Super GT Series in Japan. More >>

Blondie & Cyndi Lauper NZ tour starts this Easter weekend!

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:48 pm | Frontier Touring Company

The amazing double-headline tour with CYNDI LAUPER and BLONDIE comes to New Zealand this Easter Saturday with the first show at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch and then heads to Vector Arena in Auckland on Easter Monday! More >>

Karters head south for National Sprint title event

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:45 pm | KartSport New Zealand

Karters from all over New Zealand are on their way south for this year's Sievwright - Blasting Panel Paint-backed KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships meeting to be contested at the Invercargill Oil Shop Raceway at Invercargill's Sandy ... More >>

Eliminated Bachelorette Sets Her Heart on New Challenge

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:20 pm | Waitomo Trail Run

She might have missed out on winning the Bachelor’s heart, but eliminated Bachelorette, Sophie Russo now has her heart set on New Zealand’s largest trail run on April 29 in Waitomo. Russo will take part in the 22km course of the Waitomo Trail Run, ... More >>

Student art exhibition, auction set to open this week

Monday, 10 April 2017, 12:20 pm | Paterson Burn Optometrists

A compelling new exhibition is set to open at Creative Waikato this week and the public can bid on the artworks and vote for their favourite on Facebook. More >>

Year-to-Date Highs for Newshub Live at 6pm

Monday, 10 April 2017, 12:19 pm | Mediaworks NZ Ltd

It was a week of year-to-date (YTD) highs at Three with Newshub Live at 6pm, The AM Show, The Project and Family Feud all recording their strongest numbers yet for 2017, in the key 25-54 demographic. More >>

‘Aotearoa’ the Name Chosen for Navy’s Largest Ship

Monday, 10 April 2017, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) has announced that the name of its newest and biggest ship will be HMNZS Aotearoa. Construction of the new 24,000-tonne vessel, the largest ship ever operated by the RNZN, will start next year, for delivery in January 2020. More >>

Pt Chevalier win Stormont Shield and Roope Rooster

Monday, 10 April 2017, 11:56 am | Auckland Rugby League

Pt Chevalier claimed the champion of champions' title on Saturday (April 8), winning both the Stormont Shield (champion of champions) and Roope Rooster (challenge trophy) in their SAS Fox Memorial season opening clash against Papakura at Prince Edward ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington presents Firebird's full score

Monday, 10 April 2017, 11:50 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington opens its concert season with two works that welcome the arrival of young genius upon the world stage. Stravinsky had barely finished his studies when the great impresario of the Ballets Russes, Diaghilev, recognised his talent ... More >>

Colin McCahon's 'On Going Out with the Tide' - Howard Davis

Monday, 10 April 2017, 11:43 am | Howard Davis

Now that the egregious excrescence of Cindy Sherman's cos-play has finally gone the way of all flesh, Wellington's City Gallery has mounted a extensive retrospective of Colin McCahon's work from the 1960s and 1970s. Curated by Wystan Curnow and Robert ... More >>

International artist residency forum in the capital

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:59 am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and the Goethe Institut are proud to support the third annual artist residency forum, International Connections , at City Gallery Wellington on Wednesday 12 April at 5.30pm. More >>

Doc Edge Festival Bursting with Big Personalities

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:47 am | Elephant Publicity

The Documentary New Zealand Trust presents Documentary Edge International Film Festival (Doc Edge) Wellington, 10 – 21 May Auckland, 24 May – 5 June More >>

Team USA player awarded best and fairest

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:28 am | Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey

Team USA player best and fairest at Vantage Hawke’s Festival of Hockey One of the most sought after prizes at the Vantage Hawke’s Bay Festival of Hockey is the Robyn Mactaggart Medal. The medal is awarded to the player judged the Best and Fairest ... More >>

The Wahine Disaster – Catalyst for Change

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:13 am | Wahine 50 Trust

“The significance of the Wahine disaster for New Zealand goes well beyond the events of the day,” says Lieutenant General (Retired) Rhys Jones, Chair of the Wahine 50 Charitable Trust (set up to help plan and deliver the 50th Wahine Day commemorations ... More >>

Mangakino's Purvis Ready to Step up

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:08 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 10, 2017: If resilience and tenacity count for anything, then Mangakino's Maximus Purvis will have a huge advantage when he lines up to tackle two classes at this season's New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships in just over a week's ... More >>

On Yer Bike! Mamilreturns for Two Nights Only

Monday, 10 April 2017, 9:52 am | Auckland Live

Following a sell-out premiere season across New Zealand in 2014, much-loved Kiwi actor Mark Hadlow reprises his role as a member of one of the most contentious breeds to roam the streets of suburbia: the middle-aged man in Lycra, or MAMIL. More >>

Sellebration - 90 years of Kiwi adverts online

Monday, 10 April 2017, 9:01 am | Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Remember Ches and Dale from down on the farm? Spot the Dog? Leggs pantyhose? The Rinso jingle? The Anchor family? Mr Dollar? More >>

Hawaii's Zane Schweitzer is the Ultimate Watermen for 2017

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 8:57 pm | Ultimate Waterman

For the second year in a row, Maui’s Zane Schweitzer has been crowned The Ultimate Waterman, prevailing in a test of skill, strength and spirit that has seen eight athletes tackle eight disciplines in nine days, throughout the Southland region of ... More >>

Escada Scales New Heights for Felton at Kihikihi

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 8:55 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Escada Scales New Heights for Felton at Kihikihi Felton Clinches Unique Full Set of Titles By Diana Dobson Samantha Felton completed a rather unique clutch of titles today with her victory in the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* Forest Gate Trophy at ... More >>

Pulse 48 def Tactix 37

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 8:54 pm | ANZ Championship Netball

Official Result: Te Wananga o Raukawa Pulse 48 def Silvermoon Tactix 37 Media Update Sunday 9 April, 2017 Te Wanaga o Raukawa Pulse have rewarded a loud and uplifting Wellington crowd with a 48-37 victory over the Silvermoon Tactix to open Round 3 ... More >>

NZ Vantage Black Sticks become two time winners

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 8:51 pm | Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey

NZ Vantage Black Sticks become two time winners of Hawke’s Bay Cup The Vantage Black Sticks women have retained the Hawke’s Bay Cup by defeating Japan three nil in the final match of the 2017 Vantage Hawke’s Bay Festival of Hockey played in ... More >>

Australia wins penalty shootout to claim third place

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 8:49 pm | Hawke's Bay Festival of Hockey

Australia wins penalty shootout to claim third place at Vantage Hawke’s Bay Cup Australia has finished third at the Vantage Hawke’s Bay Festival of Hockey in Hastings, New Zealand after defeating the USA 3 -2 in a penalty shootout. The scores were tied ... More >>

King Eases Into Second Round Of World Champs In Egypt

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 10:52 am | Squash New Zealand

Waikato’s Joelle King has won her first round match at the women’s world squash championships this morning at El Gouna, Egypt. Twenty-eight-year-old King seeded 9th defeated Egyptian Heba El Torky 11-6 11-7 11-6-in 33 minutes in her first round ... More >>

NZ Ski Racers Close Out Season with Career Best Result

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 10:51 am | Snow Sports New Zealand

Aspen, USA (8 April 2017) –As a busy season spent competing throughout Europe and North America draws to a close, New Zealand ski racers Adam Barwood (Queenstown) and Willis Feasey (Twizel) have posted career best results at the FIS race series ... More >>


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