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Spark Sport And World Rugby Confirm Warner Bros. Discovery NZ As Free-to-air Broadcast Partner For Rugby World Cup 2021

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 6:03 am | Spark Sport

Spark Sport and World Rugby have today announced that Warner Bros. Discovery NZ will be the exclusive New Zealand free-to-air broadcast partner for Rugby World Cup 2021, which takes place from 8 October to 12 November 2022 in New Zealand. Under ... More >>

New Zealand’s Pavilion Opens In Venice With Yuki Kihara’s Paradise Camp

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 5:49 am | Creative NZ

Last night (NZ time), New Zealand’s pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia was officially opened with Yuki Kihara’s ensemble exhibition Paradise Camp, curated by Natalie King. Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage ... More >>

Robinhood Stars Defeated Trident Homes Tactix 56-48 In Auckland

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 5:47 am | ANZ Premiership

20 April, 2022  In their first home game of the season, the Robinhood Stars were pushed all the way before subduing a gritty Trident Homes Tactix 56-48 in Auckland on Wednesday. It took most of the match for the home side to subdue the tenacious ... More >>

Northland’s Secret War Features In New Aotearoa Unearthed Podcast Episode

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6:25 pm | Heritage New Zealand

A new addition to a popular podcast series on New Zealand archaeology throws a spotlight on Northland’s secret war. Podcast editor, Rosemary Baird of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, interviews four Northlanders who used archaeological research and ... More >>

TEEKS To Perform Three Nights With The NZSO In June

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6:18 pm | NZSO

TEEKS, one of the most heartfelt and compelling voices in modern soul and R&B, performs for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in June. This special collaboration between the extraordinary singer and Aotearoa New Zealand’s ... More >>

Toyota 86 Championship Wide Open With Just Final Remaining

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6:16 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Rowan Shepherd, Simon Evans, Marco Giltrap, Hugo Allan, Justin Allen, Matthew McCutcheon and Dion Pitt all have a chance if the math goes their way, but it will have to be a topsy turvy weekend packed with more drama than usual if McCutcheon or Pitt end ... More >>

Perfume Genius NZ Tour Announcement

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6:12 pm | Banished Music

20 April, 2022 Mike Hadreas and his band bring the electrifying Perfume Genius live show to Aotearoa this winter, performing in Auckland at the Powerstation on June 6 & Wellington at San Fran on June 7 . The bold and tender artistic practice ... More >>

APO Celebrates Matariki With Music Star Rob Ruha, Ka Hao, And Haka For The Soul

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 2:50 pm | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) will celebrate Matariki with one of the brightest stars of New Zealand music on Thursday 23 June . Rob Ruha (Te Whanau-a-Apanui, Ngati Porou, Tainui, Ngati Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa, Nga Puhi, Rongowhakaata, Nga Ariki) ... More >>

International Archival Service Expertise Helps New Zealand Preserve Its Audiovisual Taonga

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 10:28 am | Department Of Internal Affairs

New Zealand’s archival agencies have signed an agreement with international archiving specialist Memnon to digitally preserve precious sound and video recordings. Memnon has almost 20 years’ experience in the large-scale digitisation of audio and video ... More >>

HELL Launches New Reading Initiative To Boost NZ Reading Rates

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 6:45 pm | HELL Pizza

New Zealand’s rich landscape, its people and the authors who write about it are taking centre stage in a new reading initiative being rolled out by HELL to help lift declining reading rates. Building on eight successful years, The Great NZ Book ... More >>

UB40 Announce Six-date NZ Tour, Joined By Special Guests Jefferson Starship And Dragon

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 6:32 pm | NicNak Media

One of reggae’s most successful acts UB40 will return to New Zealand this December! The legendary British band will make their eagerly anticipated return to celebrate their 40th anniversary (2020) and to perform all their hits at shows in Napier , ... More >>

No Sign Of Any Easter Bunnies In Hawke's Bay

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 3:40 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 19, 2022: The second and third rounds of four in this season's New Zealand's Cross-country Championships over the long Easter Weekend were both thrilling and disappointing in equal doses. They were thrilling because off-road motorcycle racing ... More >>

Te Pūtahi Announces Open Christchurch Exclusive: Christ Church Cathedral Behind-the-fences Tours

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 2:34 pm | Te Putahi

Open Christchurch, the annual celebration of architectural excellence, is delighted to announce a festival exclusive: a chance to get behind the fences of the city’s most talked about building in the post-quake rebuild - the Christ Church Cathedral. ... More >>

National Anzac Day Commemorations Update

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 2:25 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington will host both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day, on Monday 25 April. "While the national commemorations are taking place, the Dawn Service will not include a ... More >>

New Zealand Boxer From Hawarden Returns After Winning The Australian Title

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 12:55 pm | Benjamin Watt

New Zealand born boxer Nicila Costello is scheduled to return to the boxing ring on May 7th against Muay Thai fighter Hannah Morgan at Royal International Convention Centre in Bowen Hills, Queensland, Australia. <img src="" ... More >>

Win The Ultimate OatAM This Mother’s Day!

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 12:34 pm | Joint Press Release

<img src="" width="720" height="404"> Harraways and Whānau Āwhina Plunket continue their local, kiwi collaboration as they celebrate Mother’s Day ... More >>

ASIA: Art Stories In Aotearoa 18 Kiwi-Asian Artists Profile In New Documentary Series

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 11:13 am | Elephant Publicity

From interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara (Venice Biennale 2022) to Graffiti Artist BERST (aka Dr Bobby Hung), K-Pop Choreographer Rina Chae to Silo Theatre's newly appointed Programme Manager Ahi Karunaharan , Aotearoa is bursting with stories of ... More >>

What’s Streaming This May On Shudder In New Zealand

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 10:35 am | Shudder


Hunt With Me Season Three– Kai Mō Te Tēpu – On Māori Television!

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 10:30 am | Maori Television

There is always kai mō te tēpu – food for the table – when keen hunters and anglers share their stories, tips and tricks for successful hunting and fishing in the third season of HUNT WITH ME. HUNT WITH ME premieres tonight, Tuesday 19 April ... More >>

Come Together -- Fleetwood Mac's Rumours | Three Concerts Only

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 5:52 am | Sandra Roberts

JULY 7, OPERA HOUSE, WELLINGTON JULY 8, TOWN HALL, CHRISTCHURCH JULY 9, KIRI TE KANAWA THEATRE, AUCKLAND   Pre-sales start today at 3pm | All remaining ticket on sale Friday at 9am Ticketmaster & Ticketek Following the massive ... More >>

Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse Defeated Splice Construction Magic 52-39 In Rotorua

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 5:43 am | ANZ Premiership

18 April, 2022  Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse have bounced back from their extra time loss seven days ago, continually building on their lead to hand the Splice Construction Magic a 52-39 defeat in Rotorua. The Pulse won every quarter through ... More >>

Both Major Nz Road-racing Series Joining Forces

Monday, 18 April 2022, 7:30 pm | Bikesport NZ

Motorcycle road-racing in New Zealand has been given a massive boost as the nation's two premier competitions join forces to create a revamped and revitalised new-look season for 2022-23. The hugely-popular Suzuki International Series and the New Zealand ... More >>

NZ Mural Contest Goes ‘Virtual’ In 2022

Monday, 18 April 2022, 7:00 pm | Katikati Open Air Art

The 2021 /22 New Zealand Mural contest, originally planned for October 2021 and postponed to April 2022, is going ahead – but with a twist. “To guarantee the event happened no matter what setting or level we were in, we have organised a ‘virtual’ ... More >>

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Defeated MG Northern Mystics 64-59 In Invercargill

Sunday, 17 April 2022, 6:08 pm | ANZ Premiership

17 April, 2022  On a day that had special significance, the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel continued their giant-killing ways after securing a memorable 64-59 win over MG Mystics in Invercargill on Sunday. With full crowds back, there ... More >>

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Defeated MG Northern Mystics 64-59 In Invercargill

Sunday, 17 April 2022, 6:06 pm | ANZ Premiership

17 April, 2022  On a day that had special significance, the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel continued their giant-killing ways after securing a memorable 64-59 win over MG Mystics in Invercargill on Sunday. With full crowds back, there ... More >>

Robinood Stars Defeated Trident Homes Tactix 63-51 In Invercargill

Saturday, 16 April 2022, 6:43 pm | Northern Stars

16 April, 2022 The Robinhood Stars have made it two from two against the Trident Homes Tactix in Christchurch after a dominant 63-51 ANZ Premiership victory. With the disruption caused by Covid, it was the first outing for both teams in nearly ... More >>

Statement From Glenn Moore

Saturday, 16 April 2022, 6:28 pm | Glenn Moore

It has been an extremely difficult and emotional decision to resign as Head Coach of the Black Ferns, effective immediately. The decision to resign from a position I am passionate about six months before the 2022 Women’s Rugby World Cup has been ... More >>

Robinhood Stars Defeated Trident Homes Tactix 63-51 In Christchurch

Saturday, 16 April 2022, 6:23 pm | ANZ Premiership

16 April, 2022  Taking time to find their feet the Robinhood Stars produced a strong finish to douse any hopes of a hometown win, outclassing the Trident Home Tactix 63-51 in Christchurch on Saturday. With the disruption caused by Covid, it ... More >>

New NZ Assistant Conductor-in-residence Appointed For National Orchestra Network

Friday, 15 April 2022, 6:22 am | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Changes to New Zealand’s Covid-related border restrictions will mean Sydney based conductor Leonard Weiss can now take up the prestigious role as New Zealand’s Assistant Conductor-in-Residence after a two-month delay. The position is funded by Creative ... More >>

Two New Zealand Drivers Competing In Australian Championships

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:22 pm | Kart Sport

Two Mt Wellington club karters Josh Richmond and Nathan Crang have headed to South Australia this weekend for round two of the SP Tools Australian Kart Championships. With the borders open the talented Auckland pair have headed to the Bolivar circuit ... More >>

Paralympian Dan Buckingham Joins Anti-doping Board

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:12 pm | Drug Free Sport NZ

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is delighted to announce the appointment of Paralympian Dan Buckingham to the Board for a term of five years from 5 April 2022. Dan represented New Zealand in wheelchair rugby as a Wheel Black for 16 years, seven ... More >>

Doc Edge Announces 10 New Films For Their Biggest, Boldest Festival Yet

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 1:10 pm | Doc Edge Festival

The Documentary New Zealand Trust presents THE DOCUMENTARY EDGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 (DOC EDGE) 1 June – 10 July 2022 Bravely embracing the future of film festivals around the world, Doc Edge is cementing itself as a must-experience ... More >>

Urban Art Foundation Launches The Fletcher Trust Collection Exhibition

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 10:21 am | Urban Art Foundation

The Urban Art Foundation (UAF) will launch its 40th exhibition on Friday, 15 April which will comprise 106 artworks selected from The Fletcher Trust Collection . The exhibition can be viewed on Urban Art’s new Parliament TV programme called ar TV ... More >>

Burling And Tuke Launch Live Ocean Racing

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:18 am | Live Ocean

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke realise long term vision, spearheading Live Ocean Racing - a racing team that champions action for the ocean. Wednesday 13 April, Auckland – Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have today launched Live Ocean Racing - a platform ... More >>

SquashFORWARD Series Set To Kick Off With Nations Cup In New Zealand

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:52 pm | SquashFORWARD

New Zealand will be the testing ground for a major initiative for squash with the launch of the SquashFORWARD Series, a sequence of new squash events intended to trial changes to the traditional competition and scoring formats used at tournaments on ... More >>

A Chance For A Young Artist To Launch Their Career At NZ’s Breakout Art Show

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:38 pm | Prince Trust Aotearoa NZ

Art in the Park has partnered with The Prince’s Trust Aotearoa New Zealand to offer a unique opportunity for a young, aspiring kiwi artist to launch their career alongside 100 of the country's best talents at this year’s show (Sep 8th - 11th). ... More >>

Māoriland Announces TWO Festivals At Matariki 2022

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:41 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland is excited to announce the dates for its 2022 Indigenous film festival and its new Matariki Ramaroa light arts festival. After postponement earlier this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Māoriland Film Festival (MFF) will run over five ... More >>

Blockbuster Dinosaur Exhibition Coming To Canterbury Museum

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 11:39 am | Canterbury Museum

Cantabrians can discover the dinosaurs’ secrets of survival in a new exhibition at their Museum. Developed in Australia by Gondwana Studios, Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of Survival showcases recent discoveries that have revolutionised the way ... More >>

nib Little Legends $10K Relay Is Back

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 9:36 am | nib NZ

Local junior rugby clubs and schools are once again being called on to enter the nib Little Legends $10K Relay taking place at the Blues vs Rebels game at Eden Park on Friday, 6 May. Competing as part of the half-time entertainment, ten teams from ... More >>

Jamie Xx Releases LET’S DO IT AGAIN; His First Solo Music In 2 Years

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:59 am | The Label

Today, Jamie xx releases his first new music in two years. Having spent the time since 2019's acclaimed ‘ Idontknow ’ concentrating on new music, ‘ LET’S DO IT AGAIN ’ is a triumphant return and the first glimpse of what's to come over ... More >>

Record Number Of Entries For NZ Mountain Book Competition

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 4:41 pm | Mountain Film Festival

Entries in the annual NZ Mountain Book Competition closed on 31 March and the organisers are delighted to report that they have received their highest ever number of submissions. The book competition is part of the NZ Mountain Film & Book Festival which ... More >>

Busy Easter Weekend Ahead For Off-road Racing Heroes

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 1:33 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 12, 2022: A frantic and fatiguing weekend lies in wait for New Zealand's motorcycle cross-country racing elite over the Easter break. It's been two months since the Yamaha-sponsored 2022 New Zealand Cross-country Championships kicked into gear near ... More >>

Suzanne Aubert’s Path To Sainthood Delayed By Vatican “no Miracle” Ruling

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 1:05 pm | Compassion

The path to New Zealand sainthood of missionary Mother Meri Hōhepa Suzanne Aubert has been delayed with a Vatican medical council deciding a potential miracle attributed to her can be explained by medical science. The case for a miracle, the details of ... More >>

An Impressive 2022 Programme To Mark A Quarter-century Of Indian Ink

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 10:47 am | Indian Ink

Indian Ink Theatre Company Presents Five National Seasons, One International Tour, One Brand New Play, and Plenty of Outreach. All in a Year’s Work for Indian Ink Theatre Company. What started as a collaboration in a chilly Wellington studio has ... More >>

PDC Superstars James Wade, Michael Smith, Simon Whitlock And Damon Heta Are Latest Confirmed For August's Darts Masters

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 10:23 am | Hamilton Darts Masters

The biggest names in darts will return to Hamilton's Globox Arena on August 26-27 for the World Series of Darts event, which will be broadcast on Sky NZ and worldwide. World Champions Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price and Michael van Gerwen had already been ... More >>

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Defeated Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse 66-63 In Wellington

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 5:54 am | ANZ Premiership

In the first extra time decider of the 2022 season, the Ascot Park Hotel Steel shocked Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse with a 66-63 victory, when all seemed to be going against them. In the only game played in another round disrupted by the pandemic, the home ... More >>

New Edition Of Standard History Of Gallipoli Reflects Major Revision Of Official Numbers

Monday, 11 April 2022, 6:43 pm | Oratia Books

The definitive account of New Zealand’s role in the disastrous 1915 Gallipoli campaign, when a British-led expeditionary force met the Turkish army in an attempt to wrest control of the Dardanelles, comes alive in a well-illustrated and brilliantly ... More >>

Slow Down, You’re Here Is The Latest Novel From Award-winning Wellington Novelist, Brannavan Gnanalingam

Monday, 11 April 2022, 6:39 pm | Lawrence and Gibson

The novel centres on Kavita, who is stuck in a dead-end marriage. A parent of two small kids, she is the family’s main breadwinner. An old flame unexpectedly offers her a week away in Waiheke. If she were to go, she’s not sure when - or if - she’d ... More >>

Kiwi Elite Could Be Among The More-fancied Teams

Monday, 11 April 2022, 6:03 pm | Bikesport NZ

Christchurch's Hamish Macdonald, junior world enduro champion in 2020 and youth world enduro champion in 2019, one of the riders who will spearhead the NZ effort in France later this year. Photo by Andy McGechan, New Zealand will ... More >>

Taste Of Pasifika Festival Launches In Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland This June

Monday, 11 April 2022, 6:02 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland Unlimited is excited to announce Taste of Pasifika Festival 2022 will be warming up winter in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland for three weekends this June. Launching at The Cloud on Queen’s Birthday Weekend, Taste of Pasifika Festival is a reimagining ... More >>

New Zealand Sport Fishing Council Inaugural Youth Nationals

Monday, 11 April 2022, 5:57 pm | New Zealand Sport Fishing Council

The New Zealand Sport Fishing Council is holding the first ever youth fishing Nationals during the 2022 April school holidays. NZSFC CEO Steven Standford says: “There is a growing recognition amongst schools and Sport NZ that many modern children are ... More >>

Veni, Vidi, Vici - Mitch Evans Conquers Rome For Jaguar TCS Racing

Monday, 11 April 2022, 4:11 pm | Jaguar Land Rover New Zealand

Rome, Italy, 10 April 2022 – Mitch Evans makes history for Jaguar TCS Racing as the first driver to win both races in a double-header weekend in Rome. He’s only the third driver in Formula E history to win an E-Prix on two consecutive days. The ... More >>

ACES Reinforced By Five Changes For Final Clash Of The Summer

Monday, 11 April 2022, 12:05 pm | Auckland Cricket

After a congested summer, starting on December 17 and rolling on to its climax this week, the Auckland ACES name a strong squad to contest their final Plunket Shield clash against Canterbury in Lincoln. Having secured the Plunket Shield during last ... More >>

Aotearoa Taking On Global Gaming Giants

Monday, 11 April 2022, 9:04 am | Atawhai Creative

Monday 11th April 2022: The indigenous gaming phenomenon Katuku Island has been taking on gaming heavyweights recently collecting silver at the NYX Awards, New York City. As Katuku Island’s website states “Kei te reri koe.. Are you ready”? ... More >>

A New Annual Exhibition That Puts Artists In The Frame

Monday, 11 April 2022, 6:57 am | Studio One Toi Tu

A group exhibition where each artist is the subject of another artist’s work - like links in a chain. The audience will follow the artworks around the exhibition to see how each artist has painted, photographed and created work of another artist. ... More >>

Celebrating The 40th Anniversary Of Simon & Garfunkel’s Concert In Central Park

Monday, 11 April 2022, 5:24 am | Sandra Roberts

Featuring Samuel Flynn Scott, Luke Buda, Holly Arrowsmith, Age Pryor, Anita Clark June 17, Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch 7pm - Book at Ticketek June 18, The Civic, Auckland 7pm – Book at Ticketmaster Presales start today April 11 at midday | All ... More >>

Fifth Place For Gilmour At Otago

Monday, 11 April 2022, 5:19 am | Emma Gilmour

Hometown driver Emma Gilmour had a bittersweet end to what very nearly resulted in a third-place champagne spray at the Otago Rally this weekend. The recently-signed McLaren Extreme E driver was sitting in this podium position after Saturday’s seven ... More >>

Paddon’s Sixth NZRC Title Bid Off To Strong Start

Monday, 11 April 2022, 5:10 am | Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team

10 April 2022 Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon, co-driver John Kennard and the Hyundai New Zealand Rally team put together a near perfect performance for the opening round of the New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) in Dunedin over the weekend of 9-10 ... More >>

McRae Would Be Happy With One-Two Result In First F5000 Race At Skope Classic Meeting In Christchurch

Monday, 11 April 2022, 5:09 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

09 April A little over 50 years ago (on Sunday January 22, 1972) the late, great Graham McRae drove his then new Leda ‘GM1 001’ Formula 5000 single-seater to a dominant victory in the Lady Wigram Trophy race on a temporary circuit at Christchurch’s ... More >>

Three Kiwis In Top 10 At Palma World Cup

Sunday, 10 April 2022, 6:28 pm | Yachting New Zealand

New Zealand's first foray into the international sailing scene for some time has finished with three top-10 results after the final day of the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma. For many in the 20-strong Kiwi contingent, this was their first international ... More >>



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