Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Paakiwaha Promo Monday 19th April 2021

Press Release – Radio Waatea

Tēnā koutou e whakarongo mai nei ki a Paakiwaha.

Paakiwaha is an exciting weekly current affairs programme from a Māori perspective. Paakiwaha is hosted today by Dale Husband and broadcast by Radio Waatea with funding from New Zealand on Air. Read more »

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Defeated The Good Oil Tactix 54-36 In Invercargill

Press Release – ANZ Premiership

18 April, 2021

The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel’s ardent fans have welcomed their new-look shooting circle with open arms as the southern recruits spearheaded a surprise and commanding ANZ Premiership win. Read more »

Jill Trevelyan’s ‘Rita Angus, An Artist’s Life’

Article – Howard Davis

Jill Trevelyan’s Rita Angus, An Artist’s Life


Along with the works of Colin McCahon and Toss Wollaston, Angus’ oil and water colours are now considered among the most important in the development of twentieth-century New Zealand art. Read more »

Final Day Of ASB Polyfest’s 45th Anniversary Event

Press Release – ASB Polyfest


Aorere College Tongan Group

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Tokyo Olympic Games: Fifteen-strong Athletics Team Named For Tokyo Olympics

Press Release – NZOC

Fifteen athletes have been conditionally named in the athletics team for the Tokyo Olympic Games, announced today at the AUT Millennium track by the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC). Read more »

International Doco Star Announced As Doc Edge Festival Superhero

Press Release – Documentary New Zealand Trust

The Documentary New Zealand Trust presents
THE DOC EDGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021 (DOC EDGE)
3 June – 11 July 2021 Read more »

Creativity Meets Tech

Press Release – KIWA Digital

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Hon Carmel Sepuloni launched a unique creative project in Tāmaki Makaurau today at the new Media Design School Campus in Wynyard Quarter. Read more »

Best Bills In The Biz: NZ Comedy Trust Confirm New Names For Their Festival Line-up Shows

Press Release – Comedy Festival

The countdown is on and the line-ups are looking stellar for the 2021 NZ Intl. Read more »

2021 ASB Polyfest Underway At Manukau Sports Bowl

Press Release – ASB Polyfest

“ASB Polyfest is back” – that was the resounding sentiment at the Manukau Sports Bowl yesterday on the opening day of the 2021 ASB Polyfest. Read more »

ASB Polyfest 2021 Live And Free-to-air – On Māori Television

Press Release – Maori TV

Māori Television presents its most extensive coverage yet of the ASB Polyfest as the official television partner of the largest Polynesian festival in the world. Read more »

ANZAC 2021 Commemorates Women And War – On Māori Television

Press Release – Maori TV

The service and sacrifice that women have played in the military is the theme of Māori Television’s dedicated ANZAC Day coverage on Sunday 25 April 2021. Read more »

‘No Longer Retired’ – Houstoun Plays The Egyptian In Manukau

Press Release – Manukau Symphony Orchestra

The Manukau Symphony Orchestra (MSO) begins its 2021 season with renowned New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun in the twice-rescheduled concert Houstoun Plays The Egyptian on Sunday 2 May, 5pm at the Vodafone Events Centre. Read more »

Final Chance For Fashionistas To Enter Racewear’s All-new Virtual Competition

Press Release – Purple Sherbert

For fashionistas around the country, it’s time to don your most colourful racing fashion and fascinators for racewear’s all-new virtual competition, aptly-titled Fashions off the Field. Read more »

Jennah Wootten appointed CE of Aktive

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

Jennah Wootten has been appointed the new Chief Executive of Aktive, replacing Dr Sarah Sandley who is stepping down after seven years in the role. Read more »

NZ-Filipino Comedian James Roque Takes Smash-hit Stand-up Show On North Island Tour & To The Screen

Press Release – A Mulled Whine

In 2018, James Roque returned to the Philippines for the first time as an adult. His next big trip is across the North Island of Aotearoa. Both are more life-changing than they first sound. Read more »

L.A.B Announce Hamilton & Wellington Headline Shows

Press Release – Loop Media Ltd

ONLY REMAINING NZ 2021 SHOWS ANNOUNCED

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Kiwi Conductor Makes NZSO Debut With Epic Psychedelic Symphony

Press Release – NZSO


Conductor Holly Mathieson. Picture credit: Martin Stewart

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Paakiwaha Promo Monday 12th April 2021

Press Release – Radio Waatea

Paakiwaha is an exciting weekly current affairs programme from a Māori perspective. Paakiwaha is hosted today by Dale Husband and broadcast by Radio Waatea with funding from New Zealand on Air. Read more »

Fast Times & Sun In Christchurch

Press Release – ASB Christchurch Marathon


Alice Mason. Photo Credit: Michael Jacques

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Kiwi Icon Suzanne Lynch Joins Operatunity’s Country Music Tour

Press Release – Operatunity

This April-July, NZ pop icon Suzanne Lynch goes country in Operatunity’s Tennessee Waltz national tour! Read more »

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