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The Hurricanes Team Up With Wellington Brewery Fortune Favours And Kāpura

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 2:17 pm | Hurricanes

  Tuesday 11 February 2020   Wellington brewery, Fortune Favours, and Kāpura are teaming up with the Hurricanes for this Super Rugby season and beyond. Rugby fans have long been calling for craft beer on tap at Sky Stadium and Hurricanes ... More >>

Entries Are Selling Out For We Run The Night In Mount Maunganui This Weekend

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 1:10 pm | Nduro

Over 1400 runners and walkers will be taking on Barrett Homes - We Run the Night in Mount Maunganui this Saturday, 15th February 2020. Established in 2017, the range of distances are family-friendly and include a run or walk 21km half marathon, 14km, ... More >>

The Fight Is Not Over To Save RNZ Concert, Securing FM Frequencies Is Just The Beginning

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 12:15 pm | SOUNZ

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music welcomes the government’s decision to retain FM frequencies for RNZ Concert, but the fight must continue to keep full presentation, scheduling and production staffing for the network, otherwise it will only be a classical ... More >>

Triathlete Dr Hannah Wells Joins The Under Armour Athlete Roster

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 11:46 am | Under Armour

The name Hannah Wells continues to rise and is becoming more commonly known in triathlon circles. The rising athlete from the Bay of Plenty was unbeaten in her 2019 season, winning all events she competed in, which included 3 x IRONMAN 70.3 events as well ... More >>

TVNZ Breakfast wakes up in Napier

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 9:59 am | TVNZ

TVNZ Breakfast broadcast LIVE from Napier this morning in partnership with the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards. More >>

Fale Dojo welcomes new era becoming NJPW New Zealand Dojo

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 8:44 am | Fale Dojo

Fale Dojo (Auckland, NZ) is now an official part of the New Japan Pro Wrestling training system. Going forward internationally, the Dojo will now be known as NJPW New Zealand Dojo, however, locally, we will maintain our Fale Dojo brand. More >>

Katherine Jenkins to perform two NZ shows in May

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 8:35 am | NicNak Media

With a new album on the horizon, Kiwi fans of Katherine Jenkins will be among the first in the world to hear her new music. More >>

And The Oscar Goes To … 'Parasite'

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 8:20 am | Howard Davis

For its deliciously dark wit and genre-bending ingenuity, Parasite has just won four out of a potential six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Only ten foreign-language films have previously been nominated for Best Picture and none have won before. It ... More >>

Helalyn Flowers Returns With Brand New Single/EP 'Suicidal Birds' - Available Now On Spotify, Bandcamp, ...

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 6:46 am | Alfa Matrix

Out now is the brand new 4-track single/EP by the electro metal / rock act Helalyn Flowers ! With "Suicidal Birds", the band offers the first material from their forthcoming album announced for Spring 2020: "Àiresis". On the EP ... More >>

Dance Icon Alex Di Stefano To Perform In Wellington This Weekend

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 4:01 am | Dave Crampton

An electronic dance music icon is to perform in Wellington for the first time on Saturday, playing at D4 on Allen Street. Alex Di Stefano, from Italy, is a music producer with more than 20 years experience and has a unique style of techno trance ... More >>

King Country guns back in the hunt at the Shears

Monday, 10 February 2020, 5:18 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It was like a blast from the past as Te Kuiti shearers filled the first three places in an all-King Country Open final at the Te Puke A and P Show shearing championships on Saturday. More >>

Ronhill NZ Official Naming Sponsor of North Shore Marathon

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:43 pm | North Shore Marathon

The North Shore Marathon have announced that specialist running apparel brand Ronhill New Zealand will be the official naming sponsor for the Marathon, Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, 5km Fun Run & Walk, and Kids Marathon for 2020. More >>

Are you prepared to escape in a house fire?

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:31 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

This week (9 - 15 February) marks the start of Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s first ‘Escape Week’. More >>

Confidence Man announce support acts for Auckland show

Monday, 10 February 2020, 1:19 pm | NicNak Media

Australian electro-pop four-piece Confidence Man have added two exciting acts - Imugi and Teto - to the bill for their Auckland show at Galatos on Thursday, February 20. More >>

Take your places! Pinot Noir NZ 2021 tickets go on sale

Monday, 10 February 2020, 12:33 pm | New Zealand Winegrowers

Pinot Noir lovers across the world can now secure their places at New Zealand’s most internationally-recognised wine event, as ticket sales open today. More >>

Defending Champ knows he'll have his work cut out

Monday, 10 February 2020, 11:26 am | Bikesport NZ

They say it's harder to defend a title than it is to win it in the first place. And that may well be the case for Raglan's Jason Dickey when he begins his New Zealand Cross-country Championship title defence in the Rangitikei region this weekend. The ... More >>

TVNZ Breakfast hits Hamilton

Monday, 10 February 2020, 10:23 am | TVNZ

TVNZ Breakfast broadcast LIVE from Hamilton this morning in partnership with the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards. More >>

Glory comes to those who wait

Monday, 10 February 2020, 10:05 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Leon Samuels has scored a surprise but stunning win in one of New Zealand’s major competitions just four weeks out from the 60th Golden Shears. More >>

Urzila Carlson - New Nationwide Tour "All the Rage"

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:59 am | Live Nation

AUCKLAND, NZ (Feb 10, 2020) – One of New Zealand’s biggest names in comedy, the award-winning URZILA CARLSON , has today announced a nationwide tour for her brand-new show, All the Rage . Urzila will be bringing her trademark deadpan humour ... More >>

Beacon Festival Full Line-Up Announcement

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:53 am | Beacon Festival

On the 14th March 2020 , Friendly Potential will take over Auckland’s iconic Queen’s Wharf waterfront for the inaugural edition of BEACON FESTIVAL - an open-air celebration of the best electronic music the world has to offer. More >>

202 0Comedy FEst announced with huge line-up

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:30 am | NZ International Comedy Festival

Prepare yourself to enter a new decade of laughs, as the Best Foods Comedy Gala is back for 2020 with a blockbuster night of comedy! A veritable feast of comedic treats will take to the stage of the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre in Auckland on April 30 and ... More >>

Northern Bass shares festival movie

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:29 am | Northern Bass

Monday 10 February - Northern Bass shares the official after movie for the fastest-selling event in the festival's nine-year history, and gives fans the rundown on when they can get their tickets for next summer's 10th anniversary edition. More >>

'Six' The Musical to premiere in Wellington in July 2020

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:17 am | 818 Entertainment

The producers of the Australian Production of the acclaimed West End hit musical SIX are thrilled to announce that the Australian tour will now include New Zealand and play a strictly limited exclusive New Zealand season in Wellington at the Opera ... More >>

Tour Announce: Midnight Youth announce one-off intimate show

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:14 am | Live Nation Entertainment

AUCKLAND, NZ (Feb 10, 2020) – MIDNIGHT YOUTH have announced an intimate headline show at The Tuning Fork in Auckland on Tuesday, March 24 – the night before their appearance alongside emo mainstays, My Chemical Romance. For one night only, fans ... More >>

Embassy launch marks Helen Kelly - Together

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:11 am | Embassy Theatre

The film capturing Helen Kelly’s final year of activism will have a special screening at Wellington’s Embassy theatre tonight to mark the beginning of its general release this week. More >>

Shatrov In A Run For The Ages At Tarawera Ultramarathon 100 Miler While Macdonald Stars In Women's Race

Monday, 10 February 2020, 4:39 am | Tarawera Ultra Marathon

AUSTRALIAN SMASHES RACE RECORD IN ONE OF THE GREAT TRAIL RUNNING PERFORMANCES WHILE MACDONALD DESTROYS WOMEN’S FIELD Vlad Shatrov Miler / Credit: Tim Bardsley Smith In amongst a high powered and well credentialled international field lining up in ... More >>

Pulse And Firebirds Share The Spoils

Monday, 10 February 2020, 4:27 am | Central Pulse

Both teams came away satisfied with their progress after Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse and the Queensland Firebirds pocketed a win-apiece in the double-header pre-season netball clash held in Ōtaki this weekend. The Pulse were missing lofty defender ... More >>

Maloney And Meech Out Of 49erFX World Championships

Monday, 10 February 2020, 4:13 am | Yachting New Zealand

Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have withdrawn from the upcoming 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 world championships in Melbourne after Maloney fractured her foot in training two days ago. Alex Maloney and Molly Meech were second at last week's Oceania championships. ... More >>

Lawson Regains TRS Championship Lead

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:22 am | Toyota New Zealand

It was advantage Liam Lawson after the New Zealand Motor Cup race at Pukekohe Park this afternoon, as the Kiwi put his name alongside those of the most famous names in motor racing. More >>

Lawson Regains TRS Championship Lead

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:14 am | Toyota New Zealand

It was advantage Liam Lawson after the New Zealand Motor Cup race at Pukekohe Park this afternoon, as the Kiwi put his name alongside those of the most famous names in motor racing. More >>

Walls Wins In Style At Pukekohe

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 4:27 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Australian Jackson Walls was a popular winner of the second race of the weekend at Pukekohe Park on Sunday, the mtec Motorsport engineered by R-ace GP driver leading from start to finish in the 20 lap encounter. It marked the 17-year old's first major ... More >>

International Stars Dominate 102km Race At Tarawera Ultra Marathon

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 12:44 pm | IRONMAN

In a race stacked with international stars it was always likely racing would be intense and fast and so it proved to be the case as the visitors dominated the 102km race at the Tarawera Ultramarathon event in Rotorua today, while the locals tasted ... More >>

Local Boy Lawson Makes Perfect Start To Pukekohe Weekend

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 11:43 am | Toyota New Zealand

A huge first lap pass by reigning champion and Pukekohe local boy Liam Lawson sealed the deal for the Kiwi as he roared home to take the first race of the weekend at the fourth round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Pukekohe Park. He made it ... More >>

Burling And Tuke Chasing Another 49er World Title

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 11:26 am | Yachting New Zealand

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke If they hadn't already won a few, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke might have felt a bit short changed with their latest stint as 49er world champions. The pair won their fifth 49er world title in Auckland as recently as December ... More >>

International Stars Dominate On Stunning Day Of Trail Running At Tarawera Ultramarathon

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 5:54 am | Tarawera Ultra Marathon

In a race stacked with international stars it was always likely racing would be intense and fast and so it proved to be the case as the visitors dominated the 102km race at the Tarawera Ultramarathon event in Rotorua today, while the locals tasted ... More >>

Lawson turns up the speed to take Pukekohe pole

Saturday, 8 February 2020, 1:15 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Reigning champion Liam Lawson grabbed pole position in the dying seconds of qualifying at Pukekohe Park this morning, as the battle for supremacy in this year's Castrol Toyota Racing Series between the Kiwi and Brazilian Igor Fraga continued at full ... More >>

Torpedo Bomber Plonky – to appear at Warbirds ARDMORE

Saturday, 8 February 2020, 12:03 pm | Warbirds

Warbirds On Parade is set to become even more of an exhilarating air show with a large 1945 Grumman TBM-3E Avenger, affectionately known in Warbirds circles as Plonky, having now been confirmed to make a special guest appearance at the NZ Warbirds Association ... More >>

Call For Artists: The Extended Body - London 2020

Saturday, 8 February 2020, 5:42 am | Its Liquid

THE EXTENDED BODY - MIXING CULTURES ITSLIQUID International Art Exhibition THE LINE Contemporary Art Space, London . March 19 - April 17 2020 Deadline: February 23 2020 ITSLIQUID Group , in collaboration with Mercato Metropolitano and YMX Arts , is selecting ... More >>

The Best Escape Room In Wellington, Is Now Open For Bookings!

Saturday, 8 February 2020, 5:05 am | Escape Mate

We are thrilled to announce that our third escape room ATLANTIS is now open for bookings! We would like to invite you to be the first to embark on the mission of exploring Atlantis Atlantis is based on the legend of the advanced, long-lost ancient ... More >>

Literary youth mentorship programme

Friday, 7 February 2020, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Four New Zealand secondary school students have an opportunity to be mentored by one of our professional writers in order to develop their craft and hone their skills. More >>

Surf Boat Extravaganza To Decide North Island Champions

Friday, 7 February 2020, 4:25 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The iconic North Island Surf Boat Championships is set to take place on Saturday at Waihi Beach, with 50 crews entered into the event. More >>

Tauranga Arts Festival Appoints New Director

Friday, 7 February 2020, 3:43 pm | Tauranga Arts Festival

The Tauranga Arts Festival Trust is delighted to announce that award-winning singer and songwriter Ria Hall is to helm the 2021 Tauranga Arts Festival. More >>

Into the Labyrinth

Friday, 7 February 2020, 2:27 pm | Te Ra Aroha Press

“A sound broke through the usual calm—the same cracking sound I had heard while I was awake!” More >>

KOTA The Friend reschedules New Zealand & Australia tour

Friday, 7 February 2020, 2:14 pm | Frontier Touring Company

Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring wish to advise that KOTA The Friend will be rescheduling his Australian and New Zealand shows to May 2020 (previously scheduled to take place this month) due to urgent personal matters that require his undivided ... More >>

'Three Little Words' Premiere Attracts International Talent

Friday, 7 February 2020, 8:45 am | Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival

Hannah McFarlane’s first original piece ‘Three Little Words’ will make its debut at the Hamilton Gardens Arts festival from the 27-29 of February in the recently-opened Surrealist garden. More >>

Rock Icons Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer announce tour

Friday, 7 February 2020, 8:41 am | Live Nation Entertainment

AUCKLAND, NZ (February 7, 2020) –Today GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY, and WEEZER , three of the biggest acts in rock music, announced they will be heading to New Zealand together for the first time ever on The Hella Mega Tour . More >>

Māoriland Film Festival Announces 2020 Programme

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 9:59 am | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland Film Festival, Aotearoa’s International Indigenous film celebration and the largest Indigenous film festival in the Southern Hemisphere, has launched its stunning 2020 programme. Held in Ōtaki on the Kāpiti Coast, the 7th annual ... More >>

Relegating RNZ Concert to AM is a backward step

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 9:20 am | Better Public Media

Better Public Media welcomes RNZ’s announcement that it is to commence a new youth-oriented radio service on its FM platform- but it is very disappointing that this will come at the expense of the FM Concert service which will be relegated to AM transmission. More >>

A touch of poetry to your day-to-day life

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 5:39 am | Its Liquid

The utensils we use reflect the lifestyle and culture of our generation. Woo Collective draws upon a grand tradition of quality Taiwanese craftsmanship to create a line of beautiful and functional home goods imbued with a fresh new perspective. The delicate ... More >>

Ice cool Igor the man to beat in Pukekohe heat?

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 10:33 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Brazilian sensation Igor Fraga took the Castrol Toyota Racing Series championship lead in dramatic style last weekend and heads to the Motor Cup this weekend at Pukekohe Park as the man to beat in a summer of hot racing in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series. ... More >>

Paul Melser – One Hundred Plates

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:56 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Paul Melser’s ceramics are a quiet reminder of the natural materials they are made of and the work of the hand that has produced them. The exhibition at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton showcases 100 plates with individual ... More >>

Applications open for New Zealand Pacific Writer’s Residency

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 10:05 am | Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand and Creative New Zealand invite applications for the 2020 Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer’s Residency. The award offers a mid-career or senior New Zealand writer of Pacific heritage the opportunity to work for three ... More >>

Massive weekend of Motor Cup motorsport ahead

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:33 am | Iconsport

The New Zealand Motor Cup – one of the oldest and most iconic trophies in Kiwi sport – returns to what many believe is its spiritual home this weekend as the Castrol Toyota Racing Series young guns compete for the spectacular trophy at Pukekohe ... More >>

Environmental concerns spur change in shopping habits

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:32 am | Consumer

More consumers are changing the way they shop in an effort to reduce environmental impacts, Consumer NZ’s latest survey has found. More >>

Faith No More announce New Zealand & Australia arena tour

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:20 am | Elephant Publicity

Faith No More announce New Zealand & Australia arena tour | First gigs worldwide in five years! | May 2020 More >>

Big challenge for shearing competitions

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:11 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The shearing sports calendar has lost two more shows with the cancellation of both the Kaikoura A and P Show shearing and the Pre Shears Woolhandling Championships. The Kaikoura Shears were to have been held on February 22, the cancellation being ... More >>

Mana Wāhine: Our Time is Now - Cast confirmed

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:04 am | Pop-Up Globe

“An outright feminist triumph and a brilliant call-to-arms” The Guardian (Shakespeare’s Globe season, London, 2018) More >>

NZ Society of Authors announces Waitangi Day Honours

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:15 am | New Zealand Society of Authors

Rachael King and Lee Murray are this year's Honorary Literary Fellows in the New Zealand Society of Authors' annual Waitangi Day Honours. More >>

The Milk Carton Kids coming to New Zealand in Aug

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 6:59 am | The Label

Traditionalist folk duo, The Milk Carton Kids , will perform their first-ever New Zealand show at Auckland's Tuning Fork this August! They bring with them their latest record The Only Ones released last year via their own label, Milk Carton Records. ... More >>

ACES boosted by Munro, Solia

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 6:46 am | Auckland Cricket

Three faces return to the ACES squad of 13 for Wednesday's Ford Trophy clash with Northern Districts at Whangarei's Cobham Oval. Colin Munro will join Jeet Raval at the top of the order, whose third List A hundred sealed the ACES playoff berth on ... More >>




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