Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

HITO Hot New Talent Competition Heating up for Second Year

Press Release – New Zealand Fashion Week

27th June 2016

HITO Hot New Talent Competition Heating up for Second Year

Calling all budding hairdressers and burgeoning make-up artists – don’t miss your chance to enter the HITO Hot New Talent competition. Read more »

Image stacked with memories wins

Press Release – Auckland Festival of Photography

Image stacked with memories wins

2016 Nikon Auckland Photo Day

The winners of 2016’s Nikon Auckland Photo Day have been decided: Read more »

Sir Peter Leitch Joins NZRL Life Members

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Monday, June 27, 2016
Sir Peter Leitch Joins NZRL Life Members
New Zealand Rugby League has made Sir Peter Leitch a life member at its annual meeting in Auckland today, recognising his passionate support of the game across the past five decades. Read more »

Young Kiwi Designers To Judge Rising Creative Stars

Press Release – Brother International NZ

Young Kiwi Designers To Judge Rising Creative Stars

Some of New Zealand’s most talented designers will judge a new generation of creative Kiwis, who are in with the chance to see their creations at New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW), in this year’s Brother Design Stars youth talent search. Read more »

SOUL’s life-changing programmes for young women

Press Release – SOUL

27 JUNE 2016

SOUL’s life-changing programmes for young women receive Ministry of Youth Development funding

SOUL is a recipient of a Ministry of Youth Development grant for youth development opportunities, with the funding set to make a huge difference in setting up programmes for young women in Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

YPT announces the finalists for Matariki Rhythmz 2016

Press Release – Matariki Rhythmz

Monday 27th June 2016

YPT announces the finalists for Matariki Rhythmz 2016.

After a competitive heats round at Auckland’s Dorothy Winstone Centre on Saturday 25th June, top 10 finalists will move on to a finals competition.
The finals will be held at the Vodafone Events Centre on Saturday 9th July (7pm – 9pm). Read more »

Anzac Women of War – Our Unsung Heroines

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Anzac Women of War – Our Unsung Heroines

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Going Global Music Summit 2016

Press Release – Independent Music New Zealand

Press Release – Dates / Artist Applications

Independent Music New Zealand is proud to announce that the GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2016 will be held in Auckland this September 2nd – 4th. Read more »

Melanie Martinez Announcing Her First Headline NZ Show

Press Release – Dainty Group


Melanie Martinez

Announcing Her First Headline New Zealand Show

Hailed as a stunning and provocative singer, Read more »

Auckland man dedicates crown to Mother fighting cancer

Press Release – King in the Ring

Auckland man dedicates crown to Mother fighting cancer

32-year-old Auckland based kickboxer Joey ‘the Filipino kid’ Baylon defeated kickboxing veteran Sone ‘Archangel’ Vannathy to win New Zealand’s biggest kickboxing event the King in the Ring 62kg at Auckland’s ASB Stadium on Friday night. Read more »

Cliff Curtis reigns supreme at inaugural Matariki Awards

Press Release – Matariki Awards

Cliff Curtis reigns supreme at inaugural Matariki Awards

Following a run of success in Hollywood, actor Cliff Curtis has been welcomed home with Te Tohu Tiketike o Matariki Supreme Award at the inaugural Matariki Awards. Read more »

Winter Festival Opening party lights up Southern skies

Press Release – American Express Queenstown Winter Festival

AMERICAN EXPRESS QUEENSTOWN WINTER FESTIVAL OPENING PARTY LIGHTS UP CLEAR SOUTHERN SKIES

The 42nd American Express Queenstown Winter Festival has begun with thousands of people gathering on the Queenstown waterfront under clear southern skies to dance, feast on street fare and watch spectacular fireworks. Read more »

On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate

Press Release – The Nation

On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate
Imperial Tobacco leaves open possibility of law suit against New Zealand government if plain packaging is introduced, as planned. Says it’s a “last resort” but “of course we will defend the right to use our brands”. Read more »

Internationally renowned kiwi choreographers debut new works

Press Release – Footnote Dance Company

Internationally renowned kiwi choreographers debut new works

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents Transfer; a double bill comprised of two new contemporary dance works from esteemed New Zealand choreographers Jeremy Nelson (New York) and Joshua Rutter (Berlin). Read more »

Kiwi Cyclists to ‘Peddle’ Freedom

Press Release – Tearfund

24/06/2016

Kiwi Cyclists to ‘Peddle’ Freedom

Tearfund is calling on Kiwis to get on their bikes to prevent women and children from being trafficked into sexual exploitation. Read more »

Powerball reaches $25 million: imagine that shopping list!

Press Release – Lotto Powerball

24 June 2016

Powerball reaches $25 million: imagine that shopping list!

With the Powerball jackpot at $25 million this Saturday, Kiwis around the country are taking the time to imagine what they could do if they win big this weekend. Read more »

Taurahere Camp Targets Aussie-Based Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Friday, June 24, 2016
Taurahere Camp Targets Aussie-Based Kiwis
When the NZRL Taurahere camp assembles on Queensland’s Gold Coast next week, the two 18s squads will deliberately not bear the names of their Australian home states. Read more »

Growing Thirst for Craft Beer And Cider

Press Release – GABS Beer Cider and Food Festival

Success of Gabs Auckland Confirms the Growing Thirst for Craft Beer And Cider

The GABS Beer, Cider & Food Festival arrived in Auckland last Saturday and had fans in raptures. More than 4,800 people enjoyed the unique celebration of New Zealand craft beer and cider at the ASB Showgrounds and the response suggests the event’s popularity and reputation will likely skyrocket in the future. Read more »

Arli Annouces International Festival Dates, New Album Out

Press Release – Delete

Arli Annouces International Festival Dates,
New Album Out Today

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Food education charity aims for national impact

Press Release – Garden to Table Trust

24 June 2016

Food education charity aims for national impact

Following the success of the Garden to Table programme in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, primary and intermediate schools all over the country now have the opportunity to introduce the food education programme to their students via a comprehensive online portal launched today, Friday 24 June. Read more »

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