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Three Races For Top Three To Decide TR86 Title

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 5:04 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Three races at the at the Taupo International Motorsport Park are all that remain in the 2023-2024 season, and three drivers are still in with a chance of securing the Toyota 86 Championship title. More >>

Favourites Poke Noses In Front To Begin South Island Age Groups

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 5:00 pm | Golf New Zealand

Reigning New Zealand Stroke Play champion Robby Turnbull leads by a couple in the Under-19 Boys division, North Island Women’s Stroke Play champion Emma Zheng shares the Under-19 Girls lead with Chloe Lam and the in-form Otago junior Ricky Kang leads ... More >>

Accessibility At The Heart Of ANZ Funding At BATS

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 3:26 pm | Bats Theatre

Live art is for everyone, and thanks to ANZ, access to live art at BATS is going even further. Those who are d/Deaf, blind or have low vision, or who can’t physically make it into the theatre, can now enjoy even more live art via live streaming, captioning ... More >>

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Schkeuditzer Kreuz Shares New Video And Digital Single, ‘Ratchet’

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 2:54 pm | UTM Music Group

‘Ratchet’ is the new video and digital single from Australian-based “Industrial Synth Crust” outfit Schkeuditzer Kreuz. More >>

Stars And Mystics To Contest New And Innovative Three-game Men's Series

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 2:33 pm | Northern Stars

It is the third consecutive year the teams will take part in the series aimed at providing exposure and development opportunities for men’s netball. More >>

Hopes For Shearing Champs Amid Chrischurch Show Cancellation

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 1:59 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Show organisers said in a statement yesterday some show drawcards such as livestock and judging competitions will still be held this year, and Brooker highlighted that the Corriedale shears, established almost 60 years ago, has never had a cancellation. More >>

100 Days To The Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Olympic Committee

The Olympic Games is the pinnacle of world sport and the 100 days mark is a really significant milestone for our athletes. This is where preparation and training reach their peak. More >>

Wellington Is All Action Stations For The Faultline Ultra Festival

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 10:17 am | Wellington City Council

The mega Faultline Ultra Festival is coming to the capital this weekend – with participants experiencing the incredible trails, epic views and lush bush of the city. With about 1100 athletes already registered for the six Trail Running adventures ... More >>

New Survey Shows We All Need To Sharpen Up About Privacy Risks For Kids

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 10:15 am | Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Concern about social media use was one of the three themes raised by experts and agencies working directly with children. The three key themes were: - Social media is a major concern, and a combination of guidance and regulatory changes are needed ... More >>

Kiwi LGBTQ+ Independent Film Makes It To Hollywood

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 7:39 am | Paul Oremland

“Mysterious Ways”, an interracial gay love story set in New Zealand between an English vicar and his Samoan partner is getting a US premiere screening in Los Angeles this week. More >>

Aotearoa Music Awards 2024 Presents Te Māngai Pāho Te Manu Taki Māori O Te Tau And Mana Reo Tūī Finalists

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 7:33 am | Aotearoa Music Awards

Honouring the contributions of Māori artists and waiata reo to the Aotearoa music industry More >>

Dominant Victory In Game Two Propels Solomon Islands Towards Securing A Spot At The OFC U-16 Men's Championship

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 4:32 pm | Oceania Football Confederation

Solomon Islands have taken a big step forward in qualifying for the OFC U-16 Men’s Championship, after a resounding 9-0 victory against hosts Tonga, to remain unbeaten at the tournament. More >>

National Champions Eye South Island Age Groups

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 4:31 pm | Golf New Zealand

Five current or former national champions headline a stellar 88-player field who’re looking to win their respective age groups at the South Island Age Group Championships at Otago Golf Club this week. They’ll compete for under-19 and under-16 boys and ... More >>

Operatunity Presents - Magical Musicals Touring NZ

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 2:36 pm | Operatunity

Some of the best music theatre singers in New Zealand are set to captivate audiences with their enchanting performances in the Magical Musicals concert tour. More >>

Olympic Kākahu Receives Royal Blessing From Kiingi Tuheitia

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 1:44 pm | NZ Olympic Committee

Kiingitanga spokesman Ngira Simmonds says the cloak is an exquisite work of art that signifies great mana and is deserving of the King’s royal blessing. More >>

Local Playwright Casts A Spell Over Hamilton

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 1:24 pm | Melanie Allison

Cosmic F*ckery warps our reality with witchcraft in their new piece. With brewing potions, casting hexes, and the occasional summoning of Ancient Greek Gods, this new play is sure to invite audiences to escape the mundane. More >>

GRETA VAN FLEET Announce Australian And New Zealand Tour Dates As Part Of Their Starcatcher World Tour

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 1:18 pm | Live Nation Entertainment

Australia and New Zealand are in the firing line of the hugely successful Starcatcher World Tour! More >>

Internationally Loved Comedian And Actor Rob Schneider Returns To New Zealand In June With A Brand-new Show

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 1:08 pm | Nancy Blackler

Rob Schneider will perform at Sky City Theatre in Auckland. More >>

Tactix Too Strong In 52-35 Win Over Steel In Christchurch

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 11:53 am | ANZ Premiership

Led by new centurion Kimiora Poi, the Trident Home Tactix have subdued an injury-stricken Ascot Park Hotel Steel, 52-35, in the first Southern derby of the 2024 ANZ Premiership. More >>

Stories That Take A Deep Dive Into Less Explored Topics The Latest For Non-Fiction Funding

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 9:42 am | NZ On Air

A raft of projects that take a deep observational dive into less explored topics lead the way in the latest NZ On Air Non-Fiction funding round. Heading these projects is Hospice Heroes , for viewing on ThreeNow and Three, that goes inside one of Aotearoa ... More >>

The Man From Ettrick - World Shearing Record Holder Luke Vernon

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 9:29 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An Australia-based shearer from tiny Central Otago horticultural township Ettrick has become the first person to shear 500 merino ewes in an eight-hour record attempt. But it’s only the start for 28-year-old Luke Vernon, who reckons he shore “like ... More >>

New Zealand Based Garden Designer Building A Major Show Garden At Chelsea Flower Show 2024

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 6:00 am | James Wheatley

The garden build is scheduled to start in early May and will be situated on Main Avenue right under the BBC broadcasting hub. Completion is set for May 20th when the garden will be unveiled for the prestigious Press Day. More >>

Vanuatu Secure Final Spot At OFC U-19 Men's Championship 2024

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 5:41 am | Oceania Football Confederation

Vanuatu has triumphed at the OFC U-19 Men’s Championship 2024 – Qualifying by downing a 10-man Cook Islands 2-0 in front of a fervent home crowd at VFF Freshwater Stadium in Port Vila. More >>

Supercars Motor Into The District

Monday, 15 April 2024, 4:43 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō hosts the ITM Taupō Super400 round of the Repco Supercars Championship this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “This event is expected to attract more than 100,000 visitors with around a $6 million boost in economic benefit to the district," Taupō ... More >>

Delayed Final Showdown Was Worth Waiting For

Monday, 15 April 2024, 4:18 pm | Bikesport NZ

The hilly track on the outskirts of New Plymouth suffered a deluge of rain over the days leading up to the final round of the Yamaha NZ Motocross Championships. But on race day as clear, warm skies came out, the racers responded by producing some ... More >>

NE-YO Announces Australia & New Zealand Leg Of “Champagne & Roses” Tour With Special Guest Lloyd

Monday, 15 April 2024, 3:18 pm | Live Nation Entertainment

NE-YO is a three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B hitmaker, iconic songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist whose illustrious catalog has generated a combined total of 23 billion streams worldwide. More >>

Casting Announced For Stage Adaptation Of Red White And Brass By Auckland Theatre Company

Monday, 15 April 2024, 3:14 pm | 818 Entertainment

Auckland Theatre Company are bringing Rugby World Cup fever back to Auckland - led by a group of Tongan superfans - at ASB Waterfront Theatre from 18 June to 6 July. More >>

Whacky Kiwi Favourite Badjelly The Witch Is This Year’s Glow Show!

Monday, 15 April 2024, 2:50 pm | Better Aotearoa

The Glow Show’s utterly original mash-up of science, puppetry and music is a glorious experience for children and this year it will be a wonderfully nostalgic event for adults. More >>

Friends Like Her Premieres Tonight On ThreeNow

Monday, 15 April 2024, 1:37 pm | Warner Bros Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery ANZ today launches the hotly anticipated local drama series Friends Like Her on ThreeNow and Three. More >>

Gilmour Fights Back To Sixth In Otago Rally

Monday, 15 April 2024, 1:10 pm | Emma Gilmour

Following a tough start to her home event, Emma Gilmour fought back to finish sixth in the Otago Rally yesterday. More >>

Robbie Nicol’s Late Night Pilot Returns To The Basement Theatre This May!

Monday, 15 April 2024, 11:54 am | 818 Entertainment

New Zealand finally has a late-night TV talk show! Sure it's not on TV, but to be fair neither is Newshub. <img src="" width="720" height="720"> Robbie Nicol (aka White Man ... More >>

Kāpiti Run For Youth Has Counted The Money And Distributed To Fundraising Partners

Monday, 15 April 2024, 11:51 am | Kapiti Run for Youth

The Web Genius Kāpiti Run for Youth has counted all fundraising by individuals, groups and business sponsors and raised a record amount of $30,836.60. Distribution to Fundraising Partners has taken place so they can continue to do good for rangatahi ... More >>

Volunteers Continue Restoring NZ’s Military Heritage In Tight Times

Monday, 15 April 2024, 11:45 am | The New Zealand Remembrance Army

Despite difficult financial times, the volunteers of the New Zealand Remembrance Army (NZRA) are still out in their communities – often at their own cost – restoring the final resting places of service people. Since 2018, the NZRA been restoring and ... More >>

Airport Artwork On Sale To Support Special Families

Monday, 15 April 2024, 11:07 am | Wellington Airport Limited

A unique artwork created in the Wellington Airport terminal is up for sale, raising funds to support families who have children with special and extra needs. <img src="" ... More >>

UnionAID And NZCTU Proudly Present The New Zealand Film Premiere Of UNION

Monday, 15 April 2024, 10:26 am | Joint Press Release

UnionAID and the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU) are excited to announce they are hosting the New Zealand premiere of the groundbreaking documentary film, UNION - 2024 Sundance Festival Winner of the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award ... More >>

Opportunities Across The Motu For The Public To Commemorate Anzac Day 2024

Monday, 15 April 2024, 9:42 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

"25 April is a day to come together to honour and remember our service personnel who fought and those who lost their lives in conflicts across the world", said Tumu Whakarae Secretary and Chief Executive Leauanae Laulu Mac Leauanae. More >>

Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse Defeated The Stars 58-51 In Auckland

Sunday, 14 April 2024, 7:48 pm | Netball New Zealand

The Stars have opened their 2024 ANZ Premiership campaign with a tough 58-51 loss to the Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse in Auckland. More >>

Wellington Author's Work In India Flourishes - And Continues To Grow - 10 Years After Her Death

Sunday, 14 April 2024, 4:12 pm | Melody McCabe

In recognition of Jean’s 10-year anniversary, the Illam will be running a special screening of Aunty and the Star People- a documentary about Jean’s work at the Illam on 1 May at the Penthouse Cinema at 6.15pm. More >>

New Zealand Finish Billie Jean Cup With Win Over India

Sunday, 14 April 2024, 5:39 am | Tennis NZ

New Zealand has defeated India 2-1 on the final day of the Billie Jean King Cup tie in Changsha, China to finish fourth in the Asia/ Oceania Group I tournament. The win meant New Zealand joined India and South Korea with three wins and two losses. ... More >>

MG Mystics Overpower Avis Magic 64-52 In 2024 ANZ Premiership Season Opener

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 8:12 pm | ANZ Premiership

13 April, 2024 Once warmed up, defending champions the MG Mystics put all teams on notice when producing a decisive second half to open the 2024 ANZ Premiership with an impressive 64-52 win over Avis Magic in Hamilton on Saturday. With the annual ... More >>

Hosts Tonga Launch Campaign With Dominant Victory Against American Samoa

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 4:39 pm | Oceania Football Confederation

Tonga is off to a winning start at their home tournament, securing a 3-0 victory over American Samoa at the OFC U-16 Men’s Championship 2024 – Qualifying. More >>

Solomon Islands shine bright in spectacular 14-0 win to kick off OFC U-16 Men's Championship 2024 Qualifying

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 11:42 am | Oceania Football Confederation

In an exhilarating display of attacking prowess, the Solomon Islands opened the OFC U-16 Men’s Championship 2024 – Qualifying with an emphatic 14-0 win against Papua New Guinea. Straight from the opening whistle the Solomon Islands applied pressure ... More >>

Anne Kennedy To Judge $1000 Poetry Prize

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 11:35 am | International Writers' Workshop NZ Inc

Entry opens on 1 September and closes on 1 October. The winner will be announced at the IWW prize giving on Tuesday 19 November. More >>

Full Of Laughter And Fresh Talent, The Comedy Mixtape Hits Play On Auckland And Wellington

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 8:18 am | Elephant Publicity

The Comedy Mixtape is back for the ultimate showcase of blazing-hot comedic talent as part of the NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo, and this time Pōneke gets in on the action too More >>

Why Culture Is Not The Only Tool For Defining Homo Sapiens In Relation To Other Hominins

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 6:57 am | Human Bridges

We need a broad comparative lens to produce useful explanations and narratives of our origins across time More >>

Crucial Win For New Zealand Over Chinese Taipei In Billie Jean King Cup

Friday, 12 April 2024, 7:50 pm | Tennis NZ

New Zealand has confirmed its status in Asia Oceania Group I of the Billie Jean King Cup for next year, thanks to a 2-1 win over Chinese Taipei on Friday. More >>

NZME wins five awards and celebrates more than 100 finalist nominations in 2024 NZ Radio and Podcast Awards

Friday, 12 April 2024, 7:46 pm | NZME

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) is celebrating five wins and a total of 104 finalist nominations in the 2024 NZ Radio and Podcast Awards. The annual awards celebrate excellence in radio broadcasting and podcasting within New Zealand and ... More >>

Tūpuna Maunga Authority Presented Recreation Award For Te Pane O Mataoho / Te Ara Pueru / Māngere Mountain Whānau Ātea

Friday, 12 April 2024, 3:27 pm | Tupuna Maunga o Tamaki Makaurau Authority

  The Tūpuna Maunga Authority was thrilled to announce winning the 2023 Recreation Aotearoa award, Whāiao Māori, announced early 2024. This accolade, given by Recreation Aotearoa, underscores the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s commitment to ... More >>

Tauranga Shakespeare Festival Returns

Friday, 12 April 2024, 2:24 pm | Tauranga Shakespeare Festival

Thanks to CRAFT Management Charitable Trust, the Tauranga Shakespeare Festival returns on Sunday 21st April at The Historic Village. The Historic Village will host the day-long festival, which includes various Shakespearean and Medieval activities that ... More >>

World Premiere For Māori Battalion Tribute

Friday, 12 April 2024, 2:21 pm | Orpheus Choir

Composed by the talented young New Zealand artist Takerei Komene and inspired by older waiata with the same title, the text of E Kiwi E expresses heartfelt concern for soldiers in the Māori Battalion stationed far from home. More >>

ANZAC 2024: Kia Kotahi Rā! ‘We Are Of One House, And If Our Pākehā Brothers Fall, We Fall With Them'

Friday, 12 April 2024, 2:13 pm | Whakaata Maori

The full day of Anzac programming, the 19th year of Whakaata Māori coverage, will include live crosses to the Auckland War Memorial Museum Dawn Service, and Gallipoli commemorations in Turkey. More >>

Scripted Drama, Comedy And Animation Projects Greenlit, Creating Ambitious Content For Local And International Audiences

Friday, 12 April 2024, 1:47 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has announced the funding of great new drama, comedy and children’s animation content for local and international audiences, at a time when audiences and local platforms need a boost. $13.4 million will be invested in new scripted ... More >>

RNZ Premieres New Multi-media Current Affairs Interview Programme: 30 With Guyon Espiner

Friday, 12 April 2024, 1:24 pm | RNZ

30 with Guyon Espiner will premiere as a video across 10 weekly episodes, be released the next day as a podcast, and broadcast on RNZ National on Sundays at 5:10pm. More >>

Get Lost In A Labyrinth Or Dive Under The Sea - Something For Everyone In Tāmaki Makaurau These School Holidays

Friday, 12 April 2024, 11:59 am | Auckland Unlimited

From rediscovering the elusive takahē bird and journeying under the sea with Pania the Starfish, to colourful labyrinths and inflatable action worlds, there are lots of exciting activities for the whole whānau to explore in Tāmaki Makaurau these ... More >>

Join Artist & Musician, Erika Grant, For The ‘The Ringing Tree’, Bringing The Community Together

Friday, 12 April 2024, 11:54 am | Urban Dream Brokerage

The Te Whanganui-a-Tara based artist brings this unique listening soundwalk to the Cuba St precinct on Friday April 19th & Saturday April 20th . This magical, interactive performance parade, is the latest activation from Urban Dream Brokerage’s ... More >>

Attention Is The Highest Capacity Of The Brain

Friday, 12 April 2024, 10:37 am | Martin LeFevre - Meditations

There’s a well-known Japanese Zen story about a unique master called Ichu, also known as Ikkyu. A student came to Master Ichu and said, “Please write for me something of great wisdom.” Master Ichu picked up his brush and wrote one word: “Attention.” ... More >>

Calling Rugby’s Little Legends, Nib $10K Relay Is Back For 2024

Friday, 12 April 2024, 10:21 am | nib New Zealand

Ten junior teams to compete at the Blues vs Hurricanes match at Eden Park on Saturday, 11 May More >>

New Zealand Archaeology Week 2023

Friday, 12 April 2024, 10:00 am | NZ Archaeological Association

From April 27th to May the 5th New Zealand’s national celebration of archaeology, heritage and the past is back with a fantastic line up of events happening around the country. More >>

Fred And Myrtle's Paua Shell House Returns – In Virtual Form

Friday, 12 April 2024, 9:49 am | Canterbury Museum

Fred and Myrtle's Paua Shell House is back as a virtual tour. The new interactive experience means visitors to Canterbury Museum at CoCA can once again enjoy the polished pāua shells, vintage carpet and retro glory of this Kiwiana classic. <img ... More >>

Crowded House Release New Single, 'Teenage Summer'

Friday, 12 April 2024, 8:36 am | NicNak Media

Multi-platinum selling rock band Crowded House have just revealed the second taste of their forthcoming album, with ‘Teenage Summer’. Their eighth studio album GRAVITY STAIRS is out Friday, May 31 via BMG. More >>



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