Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale for a summer night

Press Release – Massey University

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale for a summer night

Fire-breathers, minstrels and courtly dancers will bring The Winter’s Tale to life on the banks of the Manawatū River this week, says Sara Brodie, Massey University artist-in-residence and director of the 2017 Summer Shakespeare. Read more »

Firefighters head to New York in memory of fallen colleagues

Press Release – helloworld

PRESS RELEASE

Local firefighters head to New York in memory of fallen colleagues

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Shooting Begins on Family Feature Film Kiwi Christmas

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

Shooting Begins on Family Feature Film Kiwi Christmas

Principal photography begins in Auckland this week for family feature film, Kiwi Christmas, directed by Tony Simpson. It marks the next chapter for the creative team behind 2012’s family comedy, Kiwi Flyer. Read more »

Elemeno P Announce Extra Auckland Show

Press Release – Elemeno P

Hauraki presents

Elemeno P Announce Extra Auckland Show

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 – Elemeno P fans rejoice! After selling out their Auckland headline show, the band has added a second concert at the Kings Arms on Sunday 12 March. Read more »

International Comedy All Stars Are Coming to Town!

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Media Release: for immediate release

International Comedy All Stars Are Coming to Town!

comedy.co.nz productions ltd presents
THE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY ALL STARS
Hal Cruttenden (UK), Ismo Leikola (FIN), Chris Martin (UK), Jimmy McGhie (UK) Read more »

Ocean Colour Scene to Play in Auckland and Wellington

Press Release – NicNak Media

British Indie-Rockers, Ocean Colour Scene, to Play in Auckland And Wellington

Ocean Colour Scene will play two shows in New Zealand this coming November. Read more »

NZ Gets Pickled with 20 Years of Indian Ink!

Press Release – Indian Ink

Media Release: For Immediate Release

NZ Gets Pickled with 20 Years of Indian Ink!

Indian Ink Theatre Company Presents
THE PICKLE KING
Written by Jacob Rajan & Justin Lewis
Directed by Justin Lewis Read more »

Many voices, many stories, many screens.

Press Release – Loading Docs

LOADING DOCS 2017 SHORTS: DIVERSITY
Many voices, many stories, many screens.

ANNOUNCING TEN BRAND NEW DOCUMENTARIES READY TO GET BOOSTED ON THEIR LOADING DOCS JOURNEY Read more »

How much pocket money do Kiwi kids get?

Press Release – CensusAtSchool

Press release: February 28, 2017

How much pocket money do Kiwi kids get? CensusAtSchool finds out

Six in 10 schoolchildren taking part in the national CensusAtSchool TataurangaKiTeKura reported that they received pocket money, an allowance or a cash gift the week before participating, getting a median of $15. Read more »

Lexus Jumping Spectacular 2017 now open

Press Release – Karaka Spectacular

Media Release
27/02/2017

Lexus Jumping Spectacular 2017 now open

Auckland’s youngest, most anticipated show jumping event has returned with a new naming rights sponsor for 2017, Lexus New Zealand. The event will be held in the picturesque Willow Park polo field overlooking the Manukau Harbour. Read more »

Ed Byrne, celebrates his 20 year love affair with NZ

Press Release – comedy.co.nz

IRISH COMEDIAN’S 20 YEAR LOVE AFFAIR WITH NZ

comedy.co.nz productions ltd presents Read more »

Superbike Championships at ‘Match Point’

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

The 2017 NZ Superbike Championships

SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS AT ‘MATCH POINT’

FEBRUARY 26, 2017: Using an analogy from another sport, if superbike racing was a tennis match then Bay of Plenty’s Tony Rees is at match point. Read more »

Virginia King wins Fullers People’s Choice Award

Press Release – Sculpture on the Gulf


Virginia King wins Fullers People’s Choice Award

Public selects Phantom Fleet as Sculpture on the Gulf’s most popular artwork



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The Future is Here

Press Release – Future City

The Future is Here

This coming Friday and Saturday, March 3/4, sees Hamilton CBD host to the ever Future City Festival, an inner city music festival featuring underground sounds from around the world. Read more »

SABU TOYOZUMI NZ Tour 2017

Press Release – Audio Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SABU TOYOZUMI NZ Tour 2017

Audio Foundation and sound explorers are proud to present one of the greatest living improvising drummers – Sabu Toyozumi from Japan. Read more »

Auckland Pride Parade comes to Ponsonby Road tomorrow

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

The Auckland Pride Parade comes to Ponsonby Road tomorrow and to you at home The Auckland Pride Parade will be live streamed! Read more »

Songs Of Sodomy & The Compost Of Aethyr

Press Release – Muzai Records

GIRLS PISSING ON GIRLS PISSING
SONGS OF SODOMY & THE COMPOST OF AETHYR

Girls Pissing on Girls Pissing’s genre-bending sonic ambulations are, for ease of description, perhaps best loosely termed as folk/no-wave. Read more »

Mix of youth and experience to take on Stags

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Media Release
Friday 24 February 2017
The Auckland Aces have named four potential debutants in their Plunket Shield squad to take on Central Districts at Colin Maiden Park starting tomorrow. Read more »

Stroke and Stride Race Report

Press Release – Stroke and Stride

STROKE & STRIDE
22 FEBRUARY 2017
MISSION BAY – AUCKLAND – NEW ZEALAND

Stroke and Stride Race Report

With everything and we mean everything riding on one race this season it is vitally important that all is in place for one of the most momentous Stroke & Stride events in history. Read more »

Celebrity Comedian Stands up Against Sitting Back

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Celebrity Comedian Stands up Against Sitting Back


Well-known Kiwi comedian Ben Hurley (7 Days) has gathered a posse of like-minded comedy vigilantes, determined to make a stand (up) against injustices in the world. Read more »

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