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Power Living Announces Partnership with Youthline

Monday, 9 October 2017, 11:07 am | Power Living

In the lead up to Mental Health Awareness Week, Wellington’s Power Living Yoga Studio has announced their newest endeavour to change lives by supporting Wellington's Youthline . This charity was established to help young people of New Zealand by giving ... More >>

McKenzie claims bronze at Laser European champs

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:59 am | Yachting New Zealand

Andrew McKenzie collected the biggest result of his career when he finished third in a high-quality field at the Laser European championships in Barcelona overnight (NZ time). More >>

NZSA/Hachette Mentorship Program Opens Today

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:49 am | Hachette NZ Ltd

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc), in association with Hachette Australia and New Zealand, are once again offering the opportunity for one writer to work on a new draft of their completed manuscript under the joint mentorship of Hachette ... More >>

ASB helps marathon entrants run Fasta this year

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:47 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

ASB is giving 1,000 runners an extra push in the lead up to the ASB Auckland Marathon with ASB Fasta. More >>

Four Guided Walking Tours Around Public Art in Hastings

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:42 am | Hastings District Council

Hastings Girls High School student Ella Ayto and artist John Eaden are the hosts of the first of four walking tours around public art in Hastings central city, organised by Hastings City Art Gallery. More >>

Legendary voice of The Moody Blues on Tour

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:20 am | Sandra Roberts

One of the world’s most celebrated prog-rockers, Justin Hayward – the legendary voice of THE MOODY BLUES – begins his New Zealand tour this week. More >>

He Tohu exhibition scoops national design awards

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:15 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

The new permanent exhibition, He Tohu, at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa scooped seven awards in the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards on Friday 6 October. More >>

Torpedo 7 Spring Challenge North in Auckland - SAT 14/10

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:54 am | Torpedo7

This Saturday 360 women entered in the Torpedo 7 Spring Challenge North in Auckland, will be able to claim a world-first as they head out on their 3, 6 and 9-hour courses. More >>

Nelson Arts Festival starts this week!

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:53 am | Nelson City Council

The 23rd Nelson Arts Festival kicks off this week, with song, dance, theatre, comedy, literature and art all arriving on our doorstep. More >>

P!NK Announces 'Beautiful Trauma' Australia & NZ Tour Dates

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:47 am | Live Nation

OCTOBER 8, 2017 – Renowned around the world as one of the most dynamic live performers of her generation, international pop icon P!NK has announced her Beautiful Trauma World Tour will hit Australia and New Zealand in July – September of 2018. More >>

South Island Endurance Series - Levels One Hour Preview

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:38 am | South Island Endurance Series

The Carters Tyres One Hour Race Series hits Timaru’s Levels Raceway this Saturday with a bumper field of cars and the makings of another terrific days racing as teams chase the last available points in both overall and class standings. Just like both ... More >>

Squash NZ Confirms Team For Men's World Champs

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:29 am | Squash New Zealand

Squash New Zealand has confirmed a team of four players to attend the 2017 World Men’s Team Championships to be held in Marseille, France from 27th November to 3rd December this year. More >>

Clean Sweep for Macdonald at Teretonga Park

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:28 am | Teretonga Park

Liam MacDonald of Invercargill made a clean sweep of his class at Teretonga Park near Invercargill on Saturday. More >>

NZ Web Fest Announces 2017 Award Nominees

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:26 am | NZ Web Fest

The NZ Web Fest is excited to announce the local and international shows competing for awards at this year's event, #NZWF17. 40 shows have achieved nominations across 15 award categories. The most nominated New Zealand webseries is AUCKWARD LOVE with ... More >>

Gymnastics Battle for National Titles

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:10 am | New Zealand Gymnastics

The 2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships has wrapped up in Nelson today. 400 athletes from 16 provinces descended on the Trafalgar centre for what was a spectacular show of New Zealand gymnastics. More >>

NZ Dominates at Boekelo

Monday, 9 October 2017, 9:02 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand eventers have scooped the pool at the CCIO3* Military Boekelo-Enschede in The Netherlands, with Tim Price taking the individual crown and the team winning the final of the FEI Nations Cup. More >>

Watson joins Silver Ferns for Constellation Cup

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:53 am | Netball NZ

The Silver Ferns have added defender Jane Watson for the Australian leg of the Constellation Cup. More >>

Aussie regains NZ merino shearing title

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:51 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Australian shearer Damien Boyle has won a seventh New Zealand Open Merino shearing championships title in eight years at the opening event of the 2017-2018 shearing sports season in Alexandra at the weekend. More >>

The Winery Tour 2018 Together in Concert

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:49 am | Winery Tour

The iconic summer tour refreshes for its 11th year with a new format featuring Annie Crummer, Che Fu, Jason Kerrison (Opshop), Betty-Anne Monga (Ardijah), Hollie Smith and Tami Neilson More >>

Show Me Shorts Film Festival Is back

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:47 am | Show Me Shorts

The line-up has been unveiled for Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2017, New Zealand’s premier international short film festival. More >>

Howard Davis Review: 'Blade Runner' Redivivus

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:41 am | Howard Davis

When Ridley Scott's innovative, neo-noir, sci-fi flick Blade Runner was originally released in 1982, at a cost of over $45 million, it was a commercial bomb. Reissued in a Director's Cut format a decade later, it was rated as one of the greatest movies ... More >>

Bird of the Year off to a flying start

Monday, 9 October 2017, 8:06 am | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird’s annual Bird of the Year competition begins today. More >>

Silver Ferns unable to stop resurgent Diamonds

Sunday, 8 October 2017, 8:07 pm | Netball NZ

Silver Ferns unable to stop resurgent Diamonds Media Update Sunday 8 October, 2017 Australian Diamonds 60 def Silver Ferns 52 The Silver Ferns could not stop Australia taking a firm grip on the Constellation Cup after the Diamonds surged to a 60-52 ... More >>

Akarana win second successive National Premiership title

Sunday, 8 October 2017, 11:29 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Defending champions, Akarana Falcons have done it again cementing their second successive National Premiership title over Waikato, 30-4. More >>

Fiji Announce Squad for RLWC2017

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 7:46 pm | Rugby League World Cup

Fiji Announce Squad for RLWC2017 Fiji National Rugby League announcement of the Fiji Bati Rugby League 24 man Squad - 2017 Rugby League World Cup. More >>

Ireland Announce Squad for RLWC2017

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 3:58 pm | Rugby League World Cup

Ireland Announce Squad for RLWC2017 Rugby League Ireland have announced their squad for the upcoming World Cup and there is an exciting look to the squad which has a mix of seasoned Irish internationals, previous members of the squad, domestic players ... More >>

300 Australasian dancers to compete in premier NZ event

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 3:54 pm | Open Dance

You’ve seen Dancing with Stars. Now you can cheer on as more than 300 of the best dancers from New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong take to the floor at Mystery Creek. More >>

New Team for Red Bull Defiance

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 12:27 pm | 100 Percent Pure Racing

New Team for Red Bull Defiance The date is set for one of New Zealand’s most challenging endurance events with a new team at the helm. More >>

Junior Nationals Wrap Up with Smith Skier-Cross

Friday, 6 October 2017, 6:56 pm | Snowsports

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (6 October 2017) – The final day of competition in the 2017 Snow Sports NZ Junior Ski and Snowboard National Championships wrapped up at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today with the Smith Skier-Cross and Salomon Snowboard ... More >>

Updated: Samoa 24-man squad for RLWC2017

Friday, 6 October 2017, 6:49 pm | Rugby League World Cup

Tim Lafai and Frank Winterstein have been called into the Toa Samoa squad for the Rugby League World Cup after two unexpected changes were forced on coach Matt Parish, with Sione Mata’utia and Tautau Moga withdrawing due to injury. More >>

G-G Opens the Halberg Junior Disability Games

Friday, 6 October 2017, 4:41 pm | Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

Governor-General Officially Opens the Halberg Junior Disability Games National three day sports competition for physically disabled young people begins in Auckland The Halberg Junior Disability Games , has been officially opened by the Governor-General, ... More >>

Penguins try their flipper at new Monopoly edition

Friday, 6 October 2017, 3:02 pm | Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium

Auckland, Friday 6 October 2017: SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s resident sub-Antarctic penguins have been given the opportunity to be the first in New Zealand to play the newest edition of Monopoly which now - much to the penguin’s delight - features ... More >>

My Little Pony on the Big Screen for the First Time

Friday, 6 October 2017, 1:41 pm | Trigger Marketing

New Zealand Pink Carpet Premiere to Celebrate My Little Pony on the Big Screen for the First Time in an All-New Movie To celebrate the New Zealand release of My Little Pony: The Movie in cinemas on November 2, a magical Pink Carpet Premiere will be ... More >>

Samoa announce 24-man squad for RLWC2017

Friday, 6 October 2017, 1:23 pm | Rugby League World Cup

Samoa announce 24-man squad for RLWC2017 Frank Pritchard will captain Toa Samoa at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup after being named in a 24-man squad which includes Canberra Raiders powerhouse Josh Papalii. More >>

Give A Home single release for Amnesty International

Friday, 6 October 2017, 1:18 pm | Amnesty International

Ciaran McMeeken Give A Home single release All available proceeds to go to Amnesty International More >>

Ngāti Awa prepare for National Commemoration

Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:47 am | Ngati Awa

Preparations are underway as the people of Ngāti Awa prepare to host a national commemoration and the 152nd anniversary of Te Kupenga a Taramainuku Pā (Te Kupenga Pa). More >>

Chasing Time Prods Release Drama with Language Learning Tool

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:50 am | Chasing Time Productions

Kiwi production company Chasing Time Productions today launched their ground-breaking drama series Fortune , created specifically for English language teachers and learners. More >>

Snowplanet Wins Westpac Auckland Business Awards - North

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:37 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Snowplanet has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – North. More >>

Anthonie Tonnon presents Two Free Hands & NZ Tour

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:34 am | Late Last Night

Anthonie Tonnon is releasing a single and announcing a new EP and national tour in November. More >>

Memorial Cinema for NZFC

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:23 am | New Zealand Film Commission

On Tuesday 10 October the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) will officially open the Hayward Cinema. More >>

Over 5000 More NA Kids in Hardship Receive New Shoes & Socks

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:21 am | KidsCan

New support of the KidsCan ‘Shoes for Kids’ programme will enable the charity to give an additional 5,333 pairs of shoes and 10,666 pairs of socks to children living in hardship across New Zealand. More >>

Former American Soldier Runs for Breast Cancer Awareness

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:14 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

It is a case of third time lucky for Titirang resident Jimmy McCrillis as he contemplates participating in the ASB Auckland Marathon later this month. With two false starts under his belt, the ‘American Kiwi’ has prepared carefully for this year’s ... More >>

New York Yacht Club Returns to The America’s Cup

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:58 am | Emirates Team New Zealand

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Emirates Team New Zealand welcome the announcement that the New York Yacht Club will challenge for the 36th America’s Cup. More >>

Booksellers Embrace Self-Published Books

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:34 am | BMS Books

A BMS Books Ltd survey of booksellers has found widespread support for self-published authors but with reservations around marketing and sales. More >>

Late Surge Not Enough for Silver Ferns in Constellation Cup

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:33 am | netball new zealand

The Silver Ferns could not stop the Australian Diamonds from posting a 57-54 win in the opening Test of the Constellation Cup despite a stirring last quarter charge in Auckland tonight. More >>

Junior Nationals Day 3: Smith Ski & Snowboard Slopestyle

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:30 am | Snowsports

Calm conditions and blue skies set the scene for the Smith Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle on day three of the Snow Sports NZ Junior Ski and Snowboard National Championships at Cardrona Alpine Resort today. With International Ski Federation (FIS) points, ... More >>

Rise2025 Expands Global Footprint to Canada

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:24 am | Rise2015

A new partnership between Māori Business Leader, Rachel Petero and Canada’s Indigenous social enterprise accelerator, Kanuu Indigenous Innovation, is taking professional coaching to the communities who need it most. More >>

Harriers: A Healthy Option for Vibrant NZ Communities

Friday, 6 October 2017, 9:19 am | New Zealand Amateur Sport Association

The New Zealand Amateur Sport Association Inc. encourages all local communities to support their local Harriers Clubs. An article in the press this weekend suggested that some Clubs “… are running towards oblivion as they fail to attract new members ... More >>

Otago duck calling supremo quacks it big again

Friday, 6 October 2017, 8:38 am | Fish and Game New Zealand

The reigning New Zealand duck calling champion Hunter Morrow has held onto his title at the national duck calling championships over the weekend. More >>

Contemporary Tongan drum wins international acclaim

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 7:20 pm | Massey University

A Massey University graduate Rachael Hall has won international acclaim for the unique musical instrument she designed and handcrafted herself. Rachael, who lives in Wellington, came up with the idea for her modern take on a traditional Tongan ... More >>

APRA AMCOS announces a bumper year for songwriters

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 7:18 pm | APRA - AMCOS

APRA AMCOS announces a bumper year for songwriters thanks to streaming and export revenue • Total royalties payable to songwriters, publishers and affiliated societies (net distributable revenue) $335.9m, 17.7 per cent year on year growth. • Streaming ... More >>

Auckland to Host 5th NZ Asia Pacific Film Festival

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 6:49 pm | Asia Pacific Film Festival

AUCKLAND, October 5, 2017 - Auckland will host the best of Asia Pacific film-making this month, with the fifth annual New Zealand Asia Pacific Film Festival, held at SKYCITY Theatre. More >>

A Family Planning Film Fundraiser: Girl Rising

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 5:24 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning is hosting a film screening of Girl Rising to raise awareness of the impact of education on girls’ and women’s health and lives. More >>

Five nominees for the 2017 MTV EMA Best NZ Act

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 5:04 pm | MTV NZ

With just over a month to go until the 2017 MTV EMAs take over London, MTV New Zealand has today announced the five nominations for Best New Zealand Act. More >>

Hurricanes Blow into Town Prior to Big Bash

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 4:38 pm | Auckland Cricket

Auckland Cricket and Cricket Tasmania are forming a trans-Tasman partnership with a goal of development both on and off the field. More >>

A Hauntingly Good Time at MOTAT

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 3:03 pm | MOTAT

It only happens once a year and it’s almost that spine-tingling time again! On Saturday 28 October MOTAT dares to host the lost souls, ghastly spirits and creatures of the night for a ‘spooktacular’ line up of entertainment guaranteed to make ... More >>

New Zealand Kiwis squad for RLWC2017

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 2:58 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League has today revealed its 24-man squad to represent the Kiwis in this year’s Rugby League World Cup to be jointly hosted between New Zealand and Australia. More >>

Free happy texts at Late Night Art

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 2:55 pm | University of Auckland

During ArtWeek, look out for a small wooden pyramid, housing an artist and his mobile phone. Called Generation Text, the work by Matt Liggins from the University of Auckland, is an interactive technology-based performance that highlights the impact our increasing ... More >>

Picnic at Motutapu Auckland Heritage Festival

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 2:53 pm | Motuapu Restoration Trust

Bring your family and a picnic lunch and join us in playing croquet, tug of war, egg and spoon races, and other traditional games on the lawn of the Reid Homestead. More >>

Enjoy the sights, sounds and fun at Auckland Diwali Festival

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 2:35 pm | ATEED

Auckland’s largest celebration of contemporary and traditional Indian culture will light up Aotea Square and Queen St (between Mayoral Drive and Wellesley St) from midday to 9pm each day, with the best of Indian music, dance, theatre, art, craft ... More >>



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