Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Yoga project for teens brings mindfulness to a new market

Press Release – The Soul Laundry

4th August 2014

Yoga project for teens brings mindfulness to a new market

British yoga teacher aims to bridge gap in the market for teenagers in Auckland Read more »

Imaginations grow where walls glow in Hole of Yellow Archipe

Press Release – Auckland Art Gallery

Media Release

Tuesday 4 August

Imaginations grow where walls glow in Hole of Yellow Archipelagoo Read more »

12 Ōra King Front Runners Announced for Best Dish NZ

Press Release – Ora King

4 August 2015

12 Ōra King Front Runners Announced for Best Dish NZ

Door remains open to two wildcard entries Read more »

Have your jeans shrunk or has your waistline expanded?

Press Release – Canstar Blue

Have your jeans shrunk or has your waistline expanded?

Consumer research company Canstar has released the findings from their latest consumer satisfaction survey on clothes dryers. The survey has revealed that a quarter of New Zealanders have shrunk their clothes in the dryer and wondered if they had put on weight. Read more »

Visionary Property Developer Secures Future of Book Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Book Awards

Visionary Property Developer Secures Future of Book Awards

The future of the country’s premier book honours – the New Zealand Book Awards – is now firmly secured, thanks to sponsorship from Ockham Residential, an Auckland urban development company widely considered to be one of the city’s most innovative and distinctive developers. Read more »

Methamphetamine Survivor a Finalist in Literary Awards

Press Release – Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust

Methamphetamine Survivor a Finalist in Literary Awards

Media Release – for immediate release Read more »

Girls to lead the way at GirlGuiding New Zealand

Press Release – Girl Guiding

3 August 2015

Girls to lead the way at GirlGuiding New Zealand

GirlGuiding New Zealand has launched an unprecedented shake-up to transform the organisation into one led by its girl members. Read more »

New arts fund and research to support Auckland diversity

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

New arts fund and research to support Auckland diversity – call for proposals
Creative New Zealand will invest $600,000 over the next three years in a new initiative that responds to the Auckland Region’s culturally diverse population. Read more »

What’s coming up at City Gallery

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington

What’s coming up at City Gallery…and then we close for two weeks

This Thursday is our August Tuatara Open Late with exhibitions open until 10pm as well as music, supper treats and a cash bar. Read more »

Albany Primary School is Jumping 4 StarJam!

Press Release – Star Jam Project

3 August 2015

Albany Primary School is Jumping 4 StarJam!

On Friday the 14th of August over 20,000 school children across New Zealand will Jump Jam for charity StarJam. Albany Primary School on the North Shore of Auckland will be one of these schools. Read more »

Double the Fun at Bike the Bridge

Press Release – Bike The Bridge

Double the Fun at Bike the Bridge
• Auckland’s largest mass participation event
• New Zealand’s second largest cycling event
• Major Partnership with Auckland Transport for 2015
• New Bike the Bridge format with no racing element
• Double opportunity to bike over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge
• Sunday 15 November 2015
Double the fun at this year’s Bike the Bridge Read more »

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants


Now Open for Applications

The Auckland Museum and NZ Society of Authors are once again delighted to offer two RESEARCH grants for writers who want to utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library in the development of their fiction or non-fiction manuscript.
This year’s grants comprise of: Read more »

Glivenko Wins National Chamber Music Contest

Press Release – Sally Woodfield

Wellington’s Trio Glivenko Wins National Chamber Music Contest

Wellington ensemble Trio Glivenko has won the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest for 2015 – the first time a Wellington ensemble has won the contest for many years. Read more »

Winners of New Zealand’s best 2015 announced

Press Release – NZIFF

Winners of New Zealand’s best 2015 announced

Out of seventy-five submissions, four outstanding winners have been selected and announced in the fourth annual NZIFF New Zealand’s Best Short Film competition at Auckland’s Civic Theatre tonight. Read more »

2015 Smokefreerockquest Finalists Announced

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

2015 Smokefreerockquest Finalists Announced
The top nine Smokefreerockquest national finalists were announced today, the crème of the 700 bands and solo/duos who entered the nationwide youth music contest this year. Read more »

Auckland Museum Exhibition Opens in Sāmoa

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

Friday 31 July, 2015

Auckland Museum Exhibition Opens in Sāmoa as Part of New Zealand – Sāmoa Friendship Week
In 2014, Auckland War Memorial Museum produced the exhibition ‘Entangled Islands – Sāmoa, New Zealand and the First World War,’ to tell the story of the shared WWI history between Sāmoa and New Zealand. Read more »

Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada’s Banff Centre

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

CREATIVE NEW ZEALAND MEDIA RELEASE

Award-winning Māori artists head to Canada’s The Banff Centre for cultural exchange

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Call out for Expressions of Interest

Press Release – Pacific Dance

Call out for Expressions of Interest

Pacific Dance New Zealand now invites New Zealand based Pacific Islands choreographers and dancers to apply for the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2015. Read more »

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

Press Release – KartSport

World Champs Next for Euro Kart Round Winner Armstrong

New Zealand has another World Karting Championship contender in Marcus Armstrong, the 14-year-old Christchurch ace who won the KF class at the final round of the CIK-FIA European Championships in Sweden last Sunday. Read more »

Creative New Zealand announces 2015 investment funding

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

31 July 2015

Creative New Zealand announces 2015 investment funding
The Arts Council has committed a further $10.5 million to 26 arts organisations in its latest multi-year investment funding round. Read more »

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