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Richie McCaw in ARC Coromandel’s Excalibur adventure race

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 1:46 pm | Spirit of Coromandel Trust

Richie McCaw and team return to take on ARC Coromandel’s Excalibur adventure race in prep for Godzone Former All Black Captain Richie McCaw has size, strength, a cool head, quick hands and a soft spot for charitable causes. More >>

'Bandits of Balance' Ensure Mike Pero Motofest Has It All

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 1:16 pm | Hampton Downs

'Bandits of Balance' Ensure Mike Pero Motofest Has It All FEBRUARY 7, 2018: Hampton Downs could be classified as New Zealand motorsport's "centre of excellence" when the Mike Pero MotoFest erupts there in the first weekend of March. A massive ... More >>

Matthias A Marvel!

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 1:07 pm | Lindsay Perigo

NZSO National Youth Orchestra Music by Beethoven, Elgar and Dvorak. Conducted by Guy Noble, with Matthias Balzat (cello). Michael Fowler Centre, February 3. More >>

Kiwi Cult-Hit Aunty Preps For Another Family Get-Together

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 12:21 pm | Zanetti Productions

Sell-Out, Multi-Award Winning, Kiwi Cult-Hit Aunty Preps For Another Rowdy Family Get-Together More >>

'Bandits of Balance' Ensure Motofest Has It All

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 11:36 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 7, 2018: Hampton Downs could be classified as New Zealand motorsport's "centre of excellence" when the Mike Pero MotoFest erupts there in the first weekend of March. More >>

Classic motorcycle festival a roaring success

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 11:25 am | Bikesport NZ

Despite fickle weather, the weekend's 39th annual Classic Motorcycle Festival at Pukekohe Park Raceway was a roaring success, but perhaps none more so than for Auckland's Paul Pavletich. Rain caused day one on Saturday to be washed out, making it a jam-packed ... More >>

Touch Compass responds to a changing world

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 10:21 am | Touch Compass Dance Trust

Auckland’s pioneering dance company, Touch Compass, continues to adapt to a changing world and embrace new technologies after celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2017. More >>

Richie McCaw and team return to take on Excalibur adventure

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 10:01 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Former All Black Captain Richie McCaw has size, strength, a cool head, quick hands and a soft spot for charitable causes. More >>

Dirt Bike Elite Ready to Head Across the Country

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 9:38 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 7, 2018: The New Zealand Cross-country Championships kick off in the Waikato region this weekend and perhaps only one question is being asked? More >>

‘BeeGee’ Loving His Time at the New Zealand Masters Games

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 9:31 am | Otago Community Trust

At the Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games this morning Games Ambassador, Sir Bryan Williams and his wife Lesley arrived at the Games Village in need of some warmth. Their day had begun in a chilling wind watching competitors in the open water ... More >>

Macdonald Seeks to Regain Championship Lead

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 8:19 am | Lindsay Beer

Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald heads to Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon in Feilding this weekend in a battle to regain the lead of Class 2 in the BNT V8’s Championship. More >>

1st Annual Yoga Camp NZ Announced!

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 8:17 am | Yoga Camp NZ

[CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 7 February, 2018] - Yoga Camp NZ 2018 is a yoga, music, dance and wellness gathering emphasizing community, connection and communion with nature. More >>

NZ's Hottest Clown Trio Return to NZ Fringe for Three Nights

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 11:35 am | The Scungebags

New Zealand’s Hottest Clown Trio Return to New Zealand Fringe for Three Nights of Madness More >>

Wellington writer Ashleigh Young receives national honours

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 10:45 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

Internationally acclaimed writer Ashleigh Young has been made an Honorary Literary Fellow in the New Zealand Society of Authors' Waitangi Day Honours. More >>

Aces unchanged for Canterbury clash

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 10:20 am | Auckland Cricket

The Auckland Aces have named an unchanged squad for their next Ford Trophy match against Canterbury at Hagley Oval tomorrow. The Aces are coming off back-to-back wins against Northern Districts and Wellington and now sit comfortably in second ... More >>

Asian Le Mans ‘GT Cup’ Title for Team NZ

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 10:11 am | Team New Zealand Motorsport

Job Done in Sepang Delivers Asian Le Mans ‘GT Cup’ Title for Team NZ It turned out to be something of a routine afternoon’s work for Team NZ Motorsport during the final round of Asian Le Mans 2017/18, the ‘4 Hours of Sepang’, which took ... More >>

A1 Adventure Racing Series Expands Globally

Monday, 5 February 2018, 8:16 pm | A1 Adventure

A1 Adventure Racing Series Expands Globally into South Africa Australia and New Zealand’s dynamic A1 Adventure Racing Series is about to increase its global reach with the launch of the brand new A1 South African Series that kicks off in April ... More >>

Wellington Reggae band knock Ed Sheeran off the top spot

Monday, 5 February 2018, 6:26 pm | NikNak Media

Congratulations to Tomorrow People , whose new EP ‘ BBQ REGGAE’ debuted at #1 in the Official NZ Music Charts on Friday. More >>

First official look at “SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY”

Monday, 5 February 2018, 5:28 pm | LucasFilm

At long last, the hotly-anticipated first look at “ SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” is here! More >>

Lord of the Songs in Upper Hutt – Saturday 10 Feb

Monday, 5 February 2018, 3:41 pm | Lord of the Song

Lord of the Songs in Upper Hutt – Saturday 10 Feb Harcourt Park In Upper Hutt is the location for three Lord of The Rings film locations and is still attracting tourists eighteen years on. More >>

MANIAC (on the Dance Floor)

Monday, 5 February 2018, 2:58 pm | Te Pou

Te Pou Theatre – Rangatahi Season presents MANIAC (on the Dance Floor) Written by Natasha Lay More >>

Bayleys Foundation NZ Secondary School Photography Comp

Monday, 5 February 2018, 2:39 pm | Bayleys

A nationwide photography competition for teenagers, created by teenagers, organised by teenagers to inspire teenagers and promote their work. More >>

The Spooky Men's Chorale return to New Zealand

Monday, 5 February 2018, 2:33 pm | Noise PR

Armed only with their voices, a sly collection of hats and facial hair, THE SPOOKY MEN’S CHORALE ANNOUNCES THEIR SECOND NEW ZEALAND TOUR! More >>

Richie Macaw and team return to ARC Coromandel’s Excalibur

Monday, 5 February 2018, 2:12 pm | Spirt of Coromandel Trust

Richie Macaw and team return to take on ARC Coromandel’s Excalibur adventure race in prep for Godzone More >>

‘Artful Dodger’ Still Displaying his Football Magic at 76yrs

Monday, 5 February 2018, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Masters Games

Derek Jay is the patron and a life member of the Mosgiel AFC and at 76yrs, the oldest player in the football competition at the Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games. More >>

Urzila Carlson Reckons You’re a Loser

Monday, 5 February 2018, 1:15 pm | Live Nation

Multi award-winning South African/New Zealand comedian – URZILA CARLSON brings her brand-new comedy show LOSER to SKYCITY THEATRE, MAY 4-5 AUCKLAND, and TE AUAHA, MAY 8-13, WELLINGTON as part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. “Marvellous ... More >>

Two Further Gymnasts Selected for Gold Coast 2018

Monday, 5 February 2018, 12:38 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

The New Zealand Olympic Committee and Gymnastics New Zealand have named a further two gymnastics athletes to the New Zealand Team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. More >>

One Story, Three Languages

Monday, 5 February 2018, 12:28 pm | Equal Voices Arts

Serbian, English and New Zealand Sign Language combined, create ground-breaking theatre (Note – Capitalisation of D in Deaf is intentional and denotes a culture.) More >>

Ktm's Harwood on Track for Third Consecutive Title

Monday, 5 February 2018, 12:19 pm | Bikesport NZ

Ktm's Harwood on Track for Third Consecutive Title FEBRUARY 5, 2018: Takaka's Hamish Harwood is not as fast as he once was ... he's faster. The former South Islander, now based in Royal Heights, West Auckland, was in dynamic form at the opening round ... More >>

First Shots Fired at Motocross Nationals

Monday, 5 February 2018, 12:18 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2018 New Zealand Motocross Championships First Shots Fired at Motocross Nationals FEBRUARY 4, 2018: The opening round of this year's New Zealand Motocross Championships in Taranaki on Sunday was a scorcher in more ways than one. Temperatures at the popular ... More >>

Choose te reo Māori this year

Monday, 5 February 2018, 11:18 am | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Me tīmata ināianei, me mau tonu rānei ki te ara! Koia nei te kupu a Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori ki te rangatahi me ō rātou mātua e kōwhiri nei i ngā kaupapa ako i te tīmatanga o te tau hou. More >>

'The Rude Awakening' Sex, Shame & Liberation

Monday, 5 February 2018, 11:01 am | Amber Topaz

Audience reviews: Leicester Sq Theatre London. 'Immensely Powerful' Josi Phene 'Comedy Genius' DJ Baroness JoJo 'Magnificent' Rayyah McCaul 'It's not sex education, It's a Sex Celebration' Tayna Formberg 'A life-affirming experience' Jo Pickering 'Hilarious, ... More >>

Dobbs gets first dibs at Reefton

Monday, 5 February 2018, 10:24 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

South Canterbury blade shearer Tony Dobbs has successfully started another bid for World championship honours by winning the first round of a new New Zealand team selection series. More >>

Osborne back in winning circle at Paparoa

Monday, 5 February 2018, 10:23 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Veteran Dargaville shearer Neville Osborne returned to winning form as he regained the North Kaipara A and P Show’s Open shearing title at Paparoa on Saturday. More >>

Free Theatre Christchurch presents Ubu in Wonderland

Monday, 5 February 2018, 10:18 am | Free Theatre Christchurch

“In a Wonderland they lie, Dreaming as the days go by, Dreaming as the summers die: Ever drifting down the stream - Lingering in the golden gleam - Life, what is it but a dream?” More >>

Former World Champion Paralympic Swimmer Takes Gold

Monday, 5 February 2018, 10:00 am | Otago Community Trust

Jenny Newstead (50yrs) was a household name in the 1990s, winning a haul of gold medals at the Paralympics in Barcelona and Atlanta and at the World Champs in Malta. This weekend she added to her gold medal tally when she competed in Gymsports at ... More >>

F5000 Clean Sweep for Collins at Skope Classic

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 7:32 pm | NZ Formula 5000 Assn

F5000 Clean Sweep for Collins at Skope Classic He came, he saw, and as far as the three SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series races at the Christchurch’s annual Skope Classic motor racing meeting over the weekend were concerned, category ... More >>

Theatre Meets Endurance Parenting at Auckland Fringe

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 5:21 pm | Artsence

Artsense Productions and Basement Theatre announce the debut play by Amy Mansfield in the Theatre’s one-to-one season for the Auckland Fringe. More >>

HHINZ And Smokefree Partner to Run Hip Hop Workshops

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 3:07 pm | Hip Hop International New Zealand

HHINZ And Smokefree Partner to Run World Class Free Community Hip Hop Workshops Across New Zealand More >>

‘Netties’ in their Droves at New Zealand Masters Games

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 11:22 am | Otago Community Trust

500 women have come to Dunedin to play netball at the Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games. More >>

Fast shearing final

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 11:11 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The 2012 World champion, Whangamomona farmer, Scots international and 2012 World champion, produced the second best quality points to claim another in a sequence of second placings since winning at Tauranga last month, a final for which Smith ... More >>

Win for Collins as Smith plays it safe at Skope

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 11:09 am | NZ Formula 5000 Assn

Win for Collins as Smith plays it safe at Skope NZ FORMULA 5000 ASSOCIATION Press release For immediate release * 2017/18 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series Rnd 5 Skope Classic meeting Mike Pero Motorsport Park Christchurch Fri-Sun ... More >>

New Zealand gets it its shear revenge

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 8:19 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World record breaking Welsh shearer Matthew Evans had a go at blowing New Zealand’s World champions off the board in the first CP Wool Shearing Series test today, but says at the end it was never really going to happen. More >>

Richards and Roger share race wins at Skope Classic

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 8:17 pm | Historic Touring Car Association

Richards and Roger share race wins at Skope Classic HISTORIC TOURING CAR (NZ) ASSOCIATION Press release For immediate release * 2017/18 Archibalds Historic Touring Car series Rnd 4 Skope Classic meeting Mike Pero Motorsport Park (Ruapuna) Christchurch Sat-Sun ... More >>

Men's 470 revel in strong winds at Oceanbridge

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 8:15 pm | Yachting New Nealand

For Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox it was perfect conditions today at the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta at Murrays Bay. For others, it was pretty chaotic. The mast of one boat snapped, others were damaged and many boats struggled to get ashore as winds ... More >>

Rising artist’s first solo exhibition

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 1:38 pm | fortyonehundred

Lizzie Snow, aka ‘fortyonehundred’ is a Wellington artist who at only 22 years old is already collaborating with major international and New Zealand based companies such as Lululemon, Converse, Topshop, 3WiseMen, TEDx, Victoria University, Peugeot ... More >>

Settled side to take on Firebirds

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 1:36 pm | Auckland Cricket

The Auckland Aces have named a settled side to take on the Wellington Firebirds in the Ford Trophy this Sunday at the Basin Reserve. Mitchell McClenaghan is the only forced change to the Aces XII with Aniket Parikh dropping out with an elbow injury. ... More >>

Hit Aussie Fringe Show Makes It’s NZ Debut!

Friday, 2 February 2018, 8:22 pm | Weeping Spoon Productions

After it’s making its world debut at Fringe World 2016 and two years successfully touring Australia and Canada, the award-winning show finally makes it’s New Zealand debut in Wellington! A Sci-Fi Buddy-Comedy about a man who lives in another man’s ... More >>

LoveLake Festival comes to Taupo

Friday, 2 February 2018, 8:17 pm | Great Lake Taupo

LoveLake Festival 2018 brings a weekend of yoga, meditation, mindfulness, music and aroha to Taupo’s Wairakei Resort. More >>

NZWG Seed Round One, 2018 is OPEN!

Friday, 2 February 2018, 8:15 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

SEED & SEED ADVANCED Round One, 2018 opens TODAY and you've got until midday on Friday 6 April to get your applications in! Writers, get your drafts ready! More >>

Wondrous wizardry a worldly celebration

Friday, 2 February 2018, 5:10 pm | Hastings District Council

There was just one place in New Zealand to celebrate wizardry alongside millions of Harry Potter fans on Thursday evening [February 1], and that was at Hastings War Memorial Library. More >>

Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship

Friday, 2 February 2018, 3:05 pm | NZ Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc), Hachette Australia and Hachette New Zealand are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 NZSA / Hachette Mentor Program. More >>

Top QMC sportswomen named as Netball NZ reps

Friday, 2 February 2018, 12:51 pm | Queen Margaret College

Two of Queen Margaret College’s top sportswomen have been selected for the Netball New Zealand Secondary Schools Squad. More >>

Not the money, the points, says budding shears champion

Friday, 2 February 2018, 12:03 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Masterton shearer Ethan Pankhurst has won 30 lower-grade finals over the years but is unfazed by having to go without as he serves his sport’s unofficial mid-career apprenticeship trying to bust into the elite of Open-class competition. More >>

New Zealand Masters Games on Track for Saturday Opening

Friday, 2 February 2018, 11:42 am | New Zealand Masters Games

Yesterday’s flooding in Dunedin hasn’t dampened the spirits of competitors who are beginning to pour into the city for the Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games which start tomorrow. The deluge of rain yesterday receded overnight and all ... More >>

Love Your Maunga

Friday, 2 February 2018, 10:40 am | Auckland Council

Four hours of live music, food and market stalls is set for the ‘Love Your Maunga’ event at Māngere Mountain, 11am to 3pm on Saturday 17 February. More >>

2018 Mission Estate Concert Cancelled

Friday, 2 February 2018, 10:20 am | Mission Estate Concert

It is announced today with much regret, that the Mission Estate Concert on Saturday 17 March 2018 is being cancelled. More >>

Broken Film Opens #1 at the Nz Box Office

Friday, 2 February 2018, 9:58 am | Trigger Marketing

BROKEN the humble kiwi-made film with a big heart soars past heavyweight blockbusters claiming the #1 position at the NZ box office overnight. Following a sold-out premiere in Gisborne last Thursday, BROKEN opened across New Zealand on Thursday 1st February ... More >>

Paul Thomas Anderson's Seamless Phantom Thread

Friday, 2 February 2018, 9:41 am | Howard Davis

"There is an air of quiet death in this house - and I don't like the way it smells." - Reynolds Woodcock. More >>

Age no barrier for Karters at Masters’ Games

Friday, 2 February 2018, 9:33 am | Kart Sport

A two-day KartSport event hosted and run by local club Kartsport Dunedin at its Silverstream Raceway facility in North Taieri helps kickstart New Zealand’s biennial Master Games in Dunedin this weekend. With the extreme weather Dunedin has experienced ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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