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Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune - A Brief History

Monday, 24 January 2022, 9:48 am | howard davis

“The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.” More >>

Haare Fulfils The Promise At Tapawera

Monday, 24 January 2022, 8:23 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Another shearer from Southland has joined the list of Open shearing competition winners this season with victory on Saturday to Floyd Haare at the Tapawera Shears, southwest of Nelson. A competition shearer off-and-on since 2004, the 34-year-old ... More >>

‘In The Shade’ Film Festival Persists Under ‘Red’

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:47 am | In The Shade

After a packed five days of Auckland’s newest festival, IN THE SHADE prepares to continue during this challenging time for the arts, hospitality and events industries Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, Monday 23rd January – Following the government’s ... More >>

Second Win Extends Evans' Series Lead

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 8:29 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Simon Evans took his second win of the weekend to extend his championship lead. Picture Bruce Jenkins. Simon Evans capped a fine weekend at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park with his second win of the day in the Toyota 86 Championship, extending his ... More >>

Evans Wins But Pitt Unlucky

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 8:23 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Simon Evans on his way to an impressive wet weather win at Ruapuna today. Picture Bruce Jenkins. A Simon Evans masterclass in wet weather racing gave the Giltrap Racing ace a second victory of the season at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park this morning ... More >>

Auckland Pride Cancels 2022 Festival In Response To Omicron Outbreak

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 7:18 pm | Auckland Pride Festival

Following the announcement that Aotearoa is moving to Red in response to an outbreak of Omicron, Auckland Pride has made the challenging decision to cancel the 2022 Auckland Pride Festival . This decision has not been made lightly, but is consistent with ... More >>

Splore Festival Cancels 2022 Event

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 3:05 pm | Splore Festival

Due to NZ moving into the red setting which puts restrictions on the number of attendees at events, Splore Festival 2022 cannot go ahead. All ticket holders will be contacted by iTICKET and given the option to claim a refund or to keep their ticket for next ... More >>

2022 NZ Masters Games Cancelled Due To Nationwide ‘Red’ Status

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 3:03 pm | NZ Masters Games

 It is with extreme regret that the Otago Community Trust New Zealand Masters Games confirmed today the cancellation of the event on 5-13 February 2022 due to the nationwide change in traffic light status to Red.  Under new safety ... More >>

Hobbs Smashes New Zealand 100m Record On Dazzling Day For Kiwi Sprinting

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 6:34 am | Athletics New Zealand

22 January  In an unforgettable day for New Zealand sprinting, Zoe Hobbs slashed a further 0.06 from her New Zealand women’s 100m – subject to ratification - by clocking 11.21 (+1.7m/s) at the Potts Classic in Hastings. The 24-year-old, ... More >>

Shepherd Leads Them Home For First Season Win

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:14 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Rowan Shepherd leads the field into turn one. He went on to win. Picture Bruce Jenkins. Reigning Toyota 86 champion Rowan Shepherd took a comfortable win in the first race of the weekend at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park today, holding off a chasing pack ... More >>

Braden Currie & Rebecca Clark Win 2022 Tauranga Half Elite Races

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:10 pm | Tauranga Half

Today’s Tauranga Half produced two outstanding elite races, with Braden Currie taking out the men’s title for third time, while Rebecca Clark posted her first victory in the women’s section of this iconic multisport event. The 33rd running ... More >>

The Performance Arcade 2022: Full 2022 Programme Out Now

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:03 pm | The Performance Arcade

Opening next month, The Performance Arcade is a beloved free, award-winning summer festival that celebrates artists, live art, music and performances, delighting audiences with contemporary art and performance on the waterfront - outside the constraints ... More >>

NZ Filmmaker Debut Feature Film "In Passing" Releasing On Amazon

Friday, 21 January 2022, 7:45 pm | Joshua Prendeville

AUCKLAND, NZ (January 21, 2022) - After an unexpected two year delay in it’s distribution IN PASSING, the debut feature film written and directed by young NZ director Joshua Prendeville will be releasing internationally on Amazon on the 22nd January 2022 ... More >>

Where Our Shadows Meet

Friday, 21 January 2022, 5:44 pm | Equal Voices Arts

Ground-breaking, inclusive Deaf and hearing theatre company take new show ‘WHERE OUR SHADOWS MEET’ on tour in Aotearoa in February 2022. A new, bilingual devised theatre production, Where Our Shadows Meet, by Equal Voices Arts goes to Circa Theatre ... More >>

Vector Lights Presents: Whale Tales In Lights

Friday, 21 January 2022, 12:12 pm | WWF

Auckland’s Harbour Bridge will, this Friday, be transformed into a spectacular celebration of our marine environment, with an exciting, engaging light and audio story in honour of WWF-New Zealand’s Whale Tales public art trail - opening throughout ... More >>

Guptill, Huddleston Return For Celebration Of Essential Workers Day

Friday, 21 January 2022, 12:01 pm | Auckland Cricket

Domestic T20 returns to Eden Park No. 1 tomorrow for the first time in eight years with the Auckland ACES and HEARTS hosting the Central Stags and Hinds. It will also be the first time the HEARTS will play T20 cricket on the No. 1. To add to the excitement ... More >>

What Agricultural Innovation Trends Will We See At Fieldays 2022?

Friday, 21 January 2022, 11:50 am | National Fieldays

In recent years, agricultural innovation has been building momentum, helping farmers, growers, and organisations across the food and fibre sector, work smarter, not harder. A globally renowned awards programme, hungry for new ideas in the innovation space, ... More >>

For The Feral Splendour: Owen Connors, Laura Duffy, And Aliyah Winter

Friday, 21 January 2022, 11:11 am | The Physics Room

‘For the feral splendour’ suggests the motivation for doing something: making a sacrifice, stating an intention, offering a justification. It’s an incantation, or the response to a strange question. In this exhibition works by Owen Connors, ... More >>

New Research Reveals Kiwis Are Happier Employees With Pets Around

Friday, 21 January 2022, 10:51 am | Purina New Zealand

New research[1] shows a whopping 96% of pet owners in New Zealand felt that having their pet around while working from home in 2021 improved their mental health and work/life balance. However, many are anxious about their pet as they return to work ... More >>

The Northland Food & Wine Festival 2022

Friday, 21 January 2022, 10:25 am | Northland Food and Wine Festival

Enjoy delicious Northland wines and food in the stunning surrounds of the Karikari Peninsula this Anniversary Weekend at the inaugural Northland Food & Wine Festival ! Local vineyards will be joined at Carrington Estate by our artisan producers, ... More >>

Acorn TV February 2022 Highlights

Friday, 21 January 2022, 10:18 am | Acorn TV

Episode 1 Premieres Monday, 7 February 2022 Episode 2 Premieres Monday, 14 February 2022 Episode 3 Premieres Monday, 21 February 2022 Episode 4 Premieres Monday, 28 February 2022 THE CHELSEA DETECTIVE, Series 1 NZ PREMIERE ACORN TV ORIGINAL Adrian ... More >>

What’s Streaming This February On Shudder In New Zealand

Friday, 21 January 2022, 9:56 am | Shudder

New Film Premieres Plus New Additions To Shudder’s Growing Library, Including Genre Classics And Recent Fan Favourites New Shudder Original & Exclusive Films Slapface – A Shudder Original New Film Premieres 3rd February After the death ... More >>

They Say Love Is Blind, And So Does Qt. Win A Blind Upgrade And Extend Your Stay For The Rest Of February

Friday, 21 January 2022, 9:26 am | QT Hotels

QT Hotels & Resorts is giving the gift of romantic roulette with a game of chance this Valentine’s Day. <img src="" width="720" height="480"> Book the Love Is Blind package ... More >>

DIE! DIE! DIE! Release Peter Jackson Inspired Gore-Fest Video For Explosive Single ‘Losing Sight, Keep On Kicking'

Friday, 21 January 2022, 8:20 am | The Label

New Album This Is Not An Island Anymore For release 18th February 2022 'Losing Sight, Keep on Kicking' is the first single released from Tāmaki punks Die! Die! Die!'s forthcoming album This Is Not An Island Anymore. It is an explosive anthem and, as ... More >>

Get Styled By Stan!

Friday, 21 January 2022, 7:26 am | YOUKNOW

Stan Walker is officially appointed as shareholder and Creative Director of kiwi fashion label, YOUKNOW Clothing. To celebrate this milestone and partnership, the global music sensation will be hosting in-store styling sessions at YOUKNOW’s Ponsonby More >>

Gisborne Punk-rockers SIT DOWN IN FRONT Release 'FUELLING MY RAGE' + new Video ‘PERSON OF INTEREST'

Friday, 21 January 2022, 7:02 am | The Label

Today, Gisborne punk-rockers Sit Down In Front release their highly anticipated new EP Fuelling My Rage. The band are also treating fans to a brand new video, for the high paced EP track 'Person Of Interest’. "The phrase "Person Of ... More >>

Legacy Of Famed Kiwi Drivers To Live On At Skope Classic Meeting Next Month

Friday, 21 January 2022, 6:51 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

The legacies of some of New Zealand’s greatest racing drivers - Graham McRae and Bert Hawthorne amongst them – will be honoured by members of the NZ F5000 Association at the annual Skope Classic historic motor racing meeting in Christchurch early next ... More >>

London Mystery Series, The Chelsea Detective, Starring Adrian Scarborough Premieres February 7 On Acorn TV

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 4:02 pm | Acorn TV

Adrian Scarborough ( Killing Eve , The King's Speech , 1917 ) stars as the sharp, intuitive Detective Inspector Max Arnold in the new Acorn TV Original drama The Chelsea Detective , premiering in New Zealand on Monday, February 7, 2022, exclusively on ... More >>

Whale Tales Comes Ashore!

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 4:00 pm | WWF

80 Tails telling 80 tales debuts in Auckland’s largest public art trail of 2022. From this Monday, over the next 12 weeks, an incredible immersive public art trail celebrating Aotearoa, art, and marine conservation will guide residents and visitors ... More >>

Farmlands’ Charity Donation Initiative A Success

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 3:40 pm | Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited

Farmlands Co-operative joined with rural communities to raise more than $165,000 charity in the lead up to Christmas. Kicking off in mid-November and running until Christmas Eve, Tag Your Charity gave customers the opportunity to donate to either ... More >>

Prestigious Freeriding Academy Lands At The Remarkables

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 12:14 pm | NZSki

The Remarkables Ski Area is set to become home of the Southern Hemisphere’s first ever Freeride World Tour [FWT] Academy, this winter. Junior Southern Lakes skiers and riders will have the chance to gain world-class experience by joining the globally ... More >>

Bay Of Plenty Artist Alex Miln Shortlisted For The Miles Art Awards 2022

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 11:25 am | Rochester PR

Award-winning Papamoa based artist Alex Miln has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious The Miles Art Awards 2022 for his piece, ‘Bel Air’, a metaphor for the ‘American Dream’. This biennial event and exhibition at Tauranga Art ... More >>

DHL And SLSNZ Urgently Encourage Kiwis To Educate Themselves On Beach Safety Knowledge With New Interactive Game

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 11:12 am | DHL

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has worked with its long-term partner, SLSNZ, to create ‘DHL Claim Your Spot’; an interactive digital game that helps Kiwis to improve their beach safety knowledge and understand ... More >>

Cruising Is The Inter-islander: Shearers On The Move

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 10:16 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Record-breaking shearer Jack Fagan will be a man in a hurry again as he rushes to help get the North Island shearing sports season finally under way this weekend. The shearer of 811 lambs in nine-hours in a five-stand World Record shear less than ... More >>

Silver Ferns Defeated South Africa 51-50 At Netball Quad Series

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 8:57 am | Netball NZ

The Silver Ferns showed all their grit to seal third place at the Netball Quad Series after hanging on for a hard-fought 51-50 win over South Africa in London on Thursday. In a repeat of the previous day’s match-up but with third place on the line, the ... More >>

26 Year Old Tayla Bruce Wins New Zealand Singles Championship At Home Club

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 8:52 am | Bowls New Zealand

“As the 2022 Summerset National Championships women’s singles final came to an end, Tayla Bruce was more relieved than jubilant The 26-year-old had done it at last, after years of near misses. <img src="" ... More >>

Vera Ellen Album Release Tour Announced

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 8:01 am | Banished Music

Vera Ellen has announced a New Zealand tour in support of her knockout of a Flying Nun debut It's Your Birthday . The Pōneke / Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and songwriter takes to the road in February and March 2022 with a full band, namely ... More >>

Khruangbin & Leon Bridges Share New Single 'Chocolate Hills'

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 7:57 am | The Label

Khruangbin and Leon Bridges know the time and place for a big production, with a wealth of material that crosses genres, honors multi-cultures, generations and sees the latter tapping fellow modern day R&B savants. Today, on the pairings’ ... More >>

Amazon Prime Video’s Most Anticipated New Series Of 2022 Reveals Its Title

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 6:59 am | AMAZON PRIME VIDEO NZ

The title treatment is unveiled in live-action splendour here Watch as the title is forged from real molten metal running like fiery rivers through hand-carved wooden ravines to craft its silvery letterforms Amazon Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: ... More >>

In The Shade Auckland Film Festival Opens To A Full House

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 6:56 am | In The Shade

‘IN THE SHADE’ OPENING NIGHT STARTS WITH A FULL HOUSE While the country keeps Omicron at bay, it’s biggest city came out in force last night for the new festival which runs until 2nd February Last night, the Hollywood Avondale was the place to ... More >>

Hitech Confirm Marcus Armstrong For The 2022 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 6:54 am | Shanahan Group Limited

Race winner Marcus Armstrong will join Hitech in this year’s FIA Formula 2 Championship, pairing up with Red Bull junior Juri Vips in the team’s third season in the Formula One feeder series. New Zealander Armstrong won the Italian Formula 4 title in his ... More >>

New Zealand Fashion Week Confirms Final 2022 Schedule With Announcement Of New Show, New Designers And Sponsors

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 1:27 pm | New Zealand Fashion Week

Auckland, NZ: The wait is nearly over. New Zealand’s most iconic fashion event, New Zealand Fashion Week, is set to finally go ahead this February with all new dates and some exciting additions to the final show schedule. Now running from Monday February ... More >>

MFA Students Champion Accessibility With PAPER JAM Production

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 1:14 pm | Bats Theatre

Brand new Wellington company, Imaginaries Theatre, bring joy to the stage with a focus on sustainability and accessibility. Their wacky and imaginative workplace devised show, PAPER JAM premieres at BATS Theatre this January. Putting accessibility ... More >>

Auckland Pride Responds To Cancellation Of Ending Hiv Big Gay Out

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 1:04 pm | Auckland Pride

Auckland Pride ’s approach to delivering Pride Festivals during COVID-19 has been underpinned by its unwavering commitment to keeping Tāmaki Makaurau’s rainbow communities safe. As Omicron surges around the world and threatens to cause an outbreak ... More >>

Will O'Donnell And Anna Peterson Return For Team Auckland

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 12:02 pm | Auckland Cricket

With identical 4-4 records, the Auckland ACES and HEARTS are back on home turf to take on the Wellington Firebirds and Blaze at Kennards Hire Community Oval on Thursday. The ACES welcome back batter Will O'Donnell, who has been named in his first squad ... More >>

Countdown Support For Red Cross Pacific Tsunami Appeal

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 11:18 am | Countdown

From today, Countdown stores across Aotearoa will be accepting donations on behalf of the Red Cross Pacific Tsunami Appeal to help provide essential supplies and assistance to the people of Tonga and affected surrounding islands. Customers can also show ... More >>

Brand New Backcountry Mountain Bike Race For The 2022 Macpac Motatapu!

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 11:13 am | Macpac Motatapu

The Macpac Motatapu are incredibly excited and grateful to be announcing a brand new backcountry mountain bike race for the 2022 event, all thanks to the hard work and vision of Soho Property Ltd , QEII National Trust and the Queenstown Trails Trust. ... More >>

Ending HIV Big Gay Out 2022 Organisers Cancel Event Citing Significant Public Health Risk

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 11:10 am | AIDS Foundation

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) has cancelled the Ending HIV Big Gay Out, scheduled to take place on 13 February 2022 in Auckland. Organisers noted the significant public health risk associated with proceeding given the imminent threat of a community ... More >>

Three Kiwi Chicks Feel The Wind Beneath Their Tiny Wings

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 11:01 am | Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand helped three lucky kiwi chicks take the flight of their dreams to their brand-new home on Motuara Island via Nelson yesterday. <img src="" width="720" height="479"> One of the chicks on board As ... More >>

Fashionable Donation For Museum

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 10:00 am | Otago Museum

A striking donation from an award-winning fashion designer has extended the exhilaration of Fashion Forward>> Disruption through Design past the exhibition’s close date. Rakel Blomsterberg was the first Otago Polytechnic graduate to win the ... More >>

Hundreds Of Kiwi Muslims Gather For Annual Convention

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 8:44 am | Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Hundreds of people from across New Zealand are expected to attend the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s annual convention, or Jalsa Salana, on the 21st and 22nd of January 2022 at the Baitul Muqeet Mosque in South Auckland. More >>

Silver Ferns Defeated South Africa 54-43 At Netball Quad Series

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 8:40 am | Netball NZ

The Silver Ferns produced a confidence-boosting 54-43 win over South Africa to gain their first success at the Netball Quad Series, in London on Wednesday. Coming into the match, both sides remained winless after losses to Australia and England, and ... More >>

The Others Way Festival Adds Don McGlashan & The Others, Mild Orange And Erny Belle To The Line-Up

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 8:18 am | The Label

The Others Way Festival returns to take over Tāmaki Makaurau's Karangahape Road district for Auckland's most exciting music festival and street party of 2022, with 50 acts scheduled to perform across the event. Today, the festival adds the beloved ... More >>

Due To Popular Demand Three New Shows Added To March Regional Tour

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 6:47 am | Live Nation Entertainment

Los Angeles based, singer-songwriter GIN WIGMORE is coming home for a regional tour this March around festival performances at Selwyn Sounds, Homegrown, and the Fortune Music Festival. As if Summer wasn’t hot enough Gin’s Leigh, Raglan, Gisborne ... More >>

The Wait Is Over: Auckland, It's Time To Get Wicked

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 8:05 pm | Elephant Publicity

The citizens of The Emerald City are ready to put on a show. Image credit: LK Creative Following a year of uncertainty and numerous postponements, the second highest-grossing musical in Broadway history is set to open this February and tickets are flying out ... More >>

Best Poets In The Country Slam To Be Champion

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 7:50 pm | New Zealand Poetry Slam

Delayed due to Covid, the 2021 New Zealand National Poetry Slam will be hosted February 12th 2022. Come experience the most electric, hilarious, and powerful spoken stories in the country at the 11th annual New Zealand National Poetry Slam Finals! The top ... More >>

Night Of Ideas New Zealand

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 1:23 pm | Ambassade de France en Nouvelle-Zelande

The Night of Ideas New Zealand is an online rendezvous to connect with innovative and impacting ideas powered by people engaged in their communities. Content will be published on Thursday 27 January at 5pm (free access): ... More >>

AOTNZ Mundi Trio Tour 1 - 27 February

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 11:47 am | AOTNZ

<img src="" width="720" height="720"> “…taking a musical journey filled with global colours, grooves and influences ” Prepare to be transported! ... More >>

Local Dance Work Celebrates Homegrown Talent And The Power Of Collaboration

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 11:27 am | CO LECT

Born from a need to connect and create in a time when doing so was difficult, new local modern dance show, CO-LECT, debuts this February - featuring seven short works from the minds and bodies of Waikato dancers and performers.   CO-LECT, ... More >>

Seventy-four New Zealanders Drowned In 2021 - Despite Lockdowns

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 9:31 am | Water Safety New Zealand

The 2021 Drowning Report released by Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) today has the provisional preventable [1] drowning toll for last year at 74, the same as the previous year, despite much of the country being in lockdown. While the toll is 7.5 per cent ... More >>



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