Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Forget lunch – I’ve just won $9 million!

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

Media Release 28 November 2014

‘Forget lunch – I’ve just won $9 million!’ Read more »

Hawke’s Bay the setting for special movie

Press Release – MTG Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay the setting for special movie
Next Sunday (7 December) MTG Hawke’s Bay is screening Uenuku, one of renowned film director Geoff Murphy’s earliest productions. Read more »

Fat Freddy’s Drop iTunes Session & Zoo gig

Press Release – The Label

FAT FREDDY’S DROP
announce iTunes Session
and their only headline NZ summer show
at Auckland Zoo on Valentines Day

Straight off the plane from Tokyo and into Auckland’s Roundhead Studios, Fat Freddy’s Drop recorded six tracks live to be released exclusively as an iTunes Session, and is available for pre-order Friday 28 November. Read more »

Charles Bradley And His Extraordinaires Announce NZ Sideshow

Press Release – Bluesfest

R&B Soul Man Charles Bradley And His Extraordinaires; Reunited Hip Hop Royalty Jurassic 5

Announce Their New Zealand Bluesfest Sideshows!
Bluesfest Touring are thrilled to confirm yet another series of fantastic New Zealand sideshows, adding to the array of talented artists already announced to perform their own shows in our major cities next Easter. Read more »

Start your shopping early at the Christmas Charity Auction

Press Release – High Tech Youth

Start your shopping early at the Christmas Charity Auction

A team of 30 key members from Fletcher Building, part of their Leaders Edge group, have selected the High Tech Youth Network to be the recipient charity for a Christmas Charity Trademe Auction from the 28th November – 5th December. Read more »

Adrian Bohm Presents Announces Date Change

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

Adrian Bohm Presents Announces Date Change to Avoid Clash with Cricket World Cup Semi Final.
The New Date Is Monday 16th March
ADRIAN BOHM PRESENTS Read more »

ARL launches NCEA match official initiative

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

ARL launches NCEA match official initiative

The Auckland Rugby League has today announced a new initiative which will see students able to gain NCEA credits by completing ARL match official modules. Read more »

Writers’ event to explore Kiwis’ sense of place

Press Release – Joint Press Release

November 28, 2014

Writers’ event to explore Kiwis’ sense of place

More than 130 of New Zealand’s top writers and literary academics will gather in Wellington next week for a colloquium exploring how a writer’s understanding of their place in the world affects their writing. Read more »

Ponsonby Central Gets Set to Unveil Its Homage to Christmas

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

Speculation Rife as Ponsonby Central Gets Set to Unveil Its Homage to Christmas

Speculation and anticipation are reaching fever pitch as Ponsonby Central gears up to unveil its giant homage to Christmas this Sunday 30th November. Read more »

Awards recognise NZ recreation’s best and brightest

Press Release – New Zealand Recreation Association

November 27, 2014

Awards recognise NZ recreation’s best and brightest

The New Zealand recreation industry’s most innovative and inspiring individuals and organisations were recognised at the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, held in Christchurch this evening. Read more »

Neil Diamond’s Highly Anticipated New Zealand Tour Announced

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

Neil Diamond’s Highly Anticipated New Zealand Tour Announced
ONE SHOW NORTH ISLAND – ONE SHOW SOUTH ISLAND Read more »

Blewett and McNee Tied for Championship Lead

Press Release – Veritas Communications Ltd

Blewett and McNee Tied for Championship Lead

Bravery and precision are the order of the day for the drivers in New Zealand’s leading one-make sports coupe series as they prepare to race on the fast straights and bumpy corners of the Pukekohe circuit in south Auckland. Read more »

The Shark Party – this year’s must-have holiday read

Press Release – Escalator Press

26 November 2014

The Shark Party – this year’s must-have holiday read

“. . . an engaging, evocative page-turner of a debut, written in Wellington with an eye on a much larger world.” Read more »

movember mo-gress report

Press Release – Movember

Media Release

27th November 2014

movember mo-gress report

With nearly a month of growth under their noses, New Zealanders are now proudly flaunting their Mo’s. Battling through the itch, and finally evolving from a mere shadow to proper lipholstery, Kiwi men are certainly growing attached to their Movember alter egos. Read more »

War graves honoured

Press Release – Ministry of Culture and Heritage

War graves honoured by Commonwealth War Graves Commission Director-General
Honouring two graves of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in World War One and who have just been added to the National Roll of Honour and to Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) records is on the agenda for Commission Director General, Mrs Victoria Wallace when she visits New Zealand. Read more »

Play It Strange album – some of NZ’s best young songwriters

Press Release – Play It Strange Trust

Play It Strange Release album to acknowledge some of New Zealand’s best young songwriters

Play It Strange are delighted to announce the release of the 2014 Play It Strange Lion Foundation CD, Vol 11. Over the past year, secondary school students from 13 to 18 years of age from New Zealand and Samoa have written 44 songs to make up this the album. Read more »

Black Sox named for Oceania qualifier

Press Release – Softball New Zealand

Black Sox named for Oceania qualifier

Hard work has been rewarded in the naming of the Golden Homes Black Sox softball team for next month’s ISF Oceania Qualifying series at North Harbour. Read more »

Canadian Comedian Sensation Russell Peters NZ Arena Show

Press Release – Adrian Bohm Presents

For immediate release: 9am Thursday 27th November 2014

ADRIAN BOHM PRESENTS

RUSSELL PETERS Read more »

Sam Smith: Second Auckland Show Added

Press Release – Mushroom Group

Sam Smith
Second And Final Auckland Show Added Due to Popular Demand!

Sam Smith’s soulful voice has captured the hearts of audiences all over the world and now after quickly selling out his first show, Frontier Touring is pleased to announce that a second and final Auckland show at Vector Arena on Wednesday, 22 April has been added to meet overwhelming demand! Read more »

White Christmas tinged with sadness

Press Release – Big Buddy

White Christmas tinged with sadness

November 27, 2014

The fatherless boy who inspired his Big Buddy to ‘snow’ low-decile Auckland schools at Christmas will be missing from this year’s Big Buddy Christmas White Out. Read more »

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