Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Best lineup Yet Confirmed for Rhythm & Alps 2017

Press Release – Rhythm and Alps

Best lineup yet confirmed for Rhythm & Alps 2017

Rhythm & Alps has today announced New Zealand’s strongest New Year’s lineup for its annual three-day festival in Wanaka. Read more »

Christchurch conductor, pianist and flautist win the awards

Press Release – Dame Malvina Major Foundation

Christchurch conductor, pianist and flautist win Dame Malvina Major Foundation Awards

The Dame Malvina Major Foundation has recognised the outstanding ability and potential of three up-and-coming Christchurch musicians in its latest round of awards for the region. Read more »

Finalists Announced for Maioha, SOUNZ, & Screen Awards

Press Release – APRA – AMCOS

Finalists Announced for Maioha, SOUNZ, and Screen Awards to be presented at the 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Awards

Some of New Zealand’s best songwriters and composers have been shortlisted for four prestigious awards to be presented at the 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Awards. Read more »

2017 SOUNZ Contemporary Award Finalists

Press Release – SOUNZ

2017 SOUNZ Contemporary Award Finalists

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music, with APRA AMCOS NZ, is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2017 SOUNZ Contemporary Award, celebrating excellence in contemporary composition. Read more »

Someday Champions Make Winning Films

Press Release – The Outlook for Someday

MEDIA RELEASE: 2 JULY 2017
THE OUTLOOK FOR SOMEDAY = Young People + Film + Sustainability
www.theoutlookforsomeday.net Read more »

Ora King Announces Award Semifinalists

Press Release – Ora King

Ora King Announces Award Semifinalists

Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown chefs through to the next round

Deconstructed sushi presented as a map of Japan and broth inspired by Queenstown’s lakes are among the selected dishes progressing to the second stage of this year’s prestigious Ōra King Awards. Read more »

Taranaki home to the new goddess of gin

Press Release – Juno Gin

Taranaki home to the new goddess of gin

Many great things can be found at the foot of Mt Taranaki. Now the world’s second best region can add gin to its highlight reel, thanks to the newly released Juno Gin. Read more »

Name UL August Update

Press Release – Name UL

Name UL August Update

New Single – Out Now

My first song of the year came up today! Read more »

A sunny week in a wet winter

Press Release – MetService

A sunny week in a wet winter

While this winter will be remembered as a wet one, the coming week bucks that trend. Read more »

Heineken Urban Polo is Back!

Press Release – Heineken Urban Polo

Heineken Urban Polo is Back!
Check out the video
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Three New Exhibitions at the Whangarei Art Museum

Press Release – Whangarei Art Museum

Three new exhibitions at the Whangarei Art Museum – Yuki Kihara, Jill Sorensen, and Megan Bowers-Vette.

Significant Others – Jill Sorensen – 28 August–26 November Read more »

LPL4 TEKKEN 7 NZ Championship kicks off this Wednesday

Press Release – Letsplay.live

LPL4 TEKKEN 7 NZ Championship kicks off this Wednesday at 7pm

Sixteen Kiwi gamers are battling for four spots in the upcoming LPL4 TEKKEN 7 NZ Championship for the opportunity to move on to the Grand Final on September 11 to compete against four international stars. Read more »

Award Winning Festival Favourite Returns to Auckland!

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Award Winning Festival Favourite Returns to Auckland!

Nightsong (formerly Theatre Stampede and Nightsong Productions) presents TE PŌ
Written by Carl Bland. Directed by Ben Crowder.
Starring Rawiri Paratene, Carl Bland, Andrew Grainger and Max Cumberpatch. Read more »

7 Days Live is Going Nationwide!

Press Release – Mediaworks

Monday, 21st August 2017
7 Days Live is Going Nationwide!
MediaWorks Live, Three and The Rock are stoked to announce this year’s 7 Days Live tour in 11 locations across the country!
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Anika Moa Announces Two Tours In One

Press Release – Great Things

Anika Moa Announces Two Tours In One
In Swings The Tide 10th Anniversary Tour
+ South Island Songs For Bubbas Dates Read more »

Paul Kelly Announces National Tour This November & December

Press Release – Frontier Touring Company

Paul Kelly

Announces National Tour This November & December
+ NEW ALBUM LIFE IS FINE OUT NOW

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Youth and experience battle it out at NZ lead climbing comp

Press Release – Climbing New Zealand

Youth and experience battle it out at NZ lead climbing championships

Zane Bray of Auckland first started climbing in national climbing competitions when he was 21. Read more »

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s first audio description

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s first audio description

Royal New Zealand Ballet will present its first audio described performances for blind and low vision patrons in Auckland with the balletRomeo and Juliet, which opens in Wellington on 16 August and then tours New Zealand until 24 September. Read more »

Silver Ferns prepare to depart for Netball Quad Series

Press Release – Netball NZ

Silver Ferns prepare to depart for Netball Quad Series

Media Update
Friday 18 August, 2017

The Silver Ferns will depart for Brisbane, Australia, next Wednesday 23 August ahead of their opening match of the Netball Quad Series against South Africa’s SPAR Proteas on Saturday 26 August. Read more »

Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in Edinburgh

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in the world’s leading festival city

Performing artists from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Scotland will come together at the Edinburgh art festivals in August for a new programme that incentivises fresh ways of working with international peers to create new work. Read more »

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