Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

August 14-16 Round Cancelled For All Grades

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in place across the Auckland region, all Auckland Rugby League games scheduled to be played during the August 14-16 round have been cancelled and will be treated as a ‘Washout Round’. Read more »

$50 Million Powerball And $1 Million Strike Must Be Won

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

Powerball has rolled over to a mammoth $50 million and must be won on Saturday.

In a Must Be Won draw, if there are no First Division winners the entire jackpot rolls down to the next division where there are winners – i.e. Read more »

Governing Body Calls For Halt To Motorcycling Events

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

The governing body for motorcycle sports in New Zealand has called a halt to all but two events, from this weekend forward, in response to the recent heightening of COVID-19 pandemic controls. Read more »

Waiata Inspired by Aotearoa’s Native Birds

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Waiata Inspired by Aotearoa’s Native Birds to Be Released in New EP From Aro

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Poet Selina Tusitala Marsh Wins Book Of The Year At Children’s Awards

Press Release – NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults


Selina Tusitala Marsh

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Fair Decision For All, Says Pulse Coach

Press Release – Central Pulse

Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse coach Yvette McCausland-Durie believes the fairest decision has been made following the cancellation of this weekend’s round of ANZ Premiership netball matches due to the changes in COVID-19 alert levels. Read more »

We Still Love Aotearoa

Press Release – We Love Aotearoa

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191 Kiwis Have Become Overnight Multi-millionaires With Powerball – Who Will Be Next?

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

Who will be the next to join Lotto NZ’s exclusive Powerball winners’ club?

If Powerball is struck tomorrow night, the lucky winner – or winners – will join the 191 Kiwis who have become multi-millionaires with Powerball since the game began in 2001. Read more »

Celebrating Ten Years: Artweek Brings Auckland To Life With Art

Press Release – Artweek Auckland


GLOW@Artweek, Windsor Reserve, Devonport, 2019.

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The Good Oil Tactix Defeat The Te Wānanga O Raukawa Pulse 39-32 In Wellington

Press Release – ANZ Premiership


Image copyright Michael Bradley Photography

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Top Tier NZ Talent Rock ‘n’ Rolling Home

Press Release – Operatunity

Ever wondered what happened to the handsome, charismatic, TV3 weatherman Russell Dixon, who graced our screens for several years and appeared on numerous TV shows and movies? Read more »

Doc Edge Takes Over the Civic for a Day

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

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Straight Outta Lockdown: Hurst Is Back In The Herald

Press Release – Elephant Publicity


Michael Hurst in Auckland Theatre Company’s 2019 production of The Daylight Atheist [photo credit Michael Smith].

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Match Reports | Rd 7 Farrelly Photos Women’s Competitions

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Match reports from round seven of the Farrelly Photos Women’s Premiership and Championship competitions, played on August 9.

Rd 7 Farrelly Photos Women’s Premiership (first division)

Manurewa 16 Papakura 10

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The Good Oil Tactix Defeat The Northern Mystics 43-42 In Auckland

Press Release – ANZ Premiership

The Good Oil Tactix boosted their chances of a top-two finish after completing a thrilling 43-42 win over major rivals, the Northern Mystics in Auckland on Sunday. Read more »

It’s Time To Experience The Gawkiest Threesome Of The Year!

Press Release – Gawky Productions

After a sell-out season at Auckland’s Q Theatre, Gawky Productions is bringing PLAY to the capital.

PLAY invites you into the world of modern-day gay dating, with all the haughtiness, hilarity, and heartbreak. One’s polyamorous, the second is monogamous, and the third wants an open relationship – it’s the worst kind of love triangle. Read more »

Men’s Premiership Match Reports – August 8

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Rd 8 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership

Bay Roskill 24 Otahuhu 34

Prop Richard Holani scored a try with five minutes left on the clock to ensure Otahuhu got past Bay Roskill, in a game where scores were close throughout. The Vikings had eyes on an upset victory with the games tied at 24-all late in second half, before the Leopards found enough to get home.

Richmond 52 Mangere East 18

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Barfoot & Thompson team share favourite lockdown recipes

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Barfoot & Thompson team share favourite lockdown recipes to support Starship


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Avantdale Bowling Club Headlines The 2020 Wellington Jazz Festival

Press Release – Wellington Jazz Festival

Taite Music Prize award-winners Avantdale Bowling Club will headline the 2020 Wellington Jazz Festival, 18-22 November. Read more »

Men’s Premiership Previews – August 8 Round

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Previews for the upcoming round for both the SAS Fox Memorial Premiership (first division) and Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship (second division).

Preview | Rd 8 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership

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