Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Louise Nicholas police recruit wing graduates

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Louise Nicholas police recruit wing graduates

Thirty six new constables will graduate from The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) in Wing 290 tomorrow,Thursday 28 May, and their wing patron is 2007 New Zealander of the Year, Louise Nicholas. Read more »

Scarpa’s new store design fits customer mix

Press Release – RCG

Scarpa’s new store design fits customer mix
Premium footwear retailer Scarpa has opened a new store on Queen Street in Auckland’s luxury brand precinct. We talk to Kiwi owner John Upton and property strategy and design company RCG about the idea behind the new look store. Read more »

Auckland v NZ Maori Residents to be livestreamed free

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

27/5/2015
AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE
Auckland v NZ Maori Residents to be livestreamed free Read more »

Shortland Street films at Massey University

Press Release – Massey University

Shortland Street films at Massey University
Massey University’s Auckland campus was the perfect venue for filming scenes for this week’s Shortland Street television programme, screening on May 25/26. Read more »

Spend your Queen’s Birthday on Queens Wharf

Press Release – The Maple

Spend your Queen’s Birthday on Queens Wharf

Queen’s Birthday on Queens Wharf is back for 2015. Join in the festivities with a three-day free event filled with music, culture, food, industry and history celebrating England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Read more »

Columbus Coffee making more cafes smoke-free inside and out

Press Release – Method Design and Communications

Columbus Coffee making more cafes smoke-free inside and out

This Sunday is World Smokefree day and the day yet another of Columbus Coffee’s 64 franchised cafes becomes fully smoke free inside and out. Columbus Ashburton is the first café in its area to become smoke free and the 27th in the Columbus group. Read more »

Neighbourly.Co.NZs a Big Kid Now

Press Release – Neighbourly.co.nz

Neighbourly.Co.NZ’S a Big Kid Now Read more »

Sir Owen Glenn creates Warriors trust

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Sir Owen Glenn creates Warriors trust

Sir Owen Glenn is to transfer his 50% stake in the NZ Warriors rugby league franchise to a trust named the “Sir Owen Glenn Warriors Trust” to further the game at grassroots and secondary school levels. Read more »

Air Force Engineer Wins Top Aeronautical Prize

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Air Force Engineer Wins Top Aeronautical Prize

The New Zealand Defence Force is pleased to congratulate Flying Officer (FGOFF) André Budel on winning the New Zealand Aeronautical Trust’s prestigious Ian Diamond Award. FGOFF Budel is an Engineering Officer at Base Auckland in Whenuapai. Read more »

MotorSport New Zealand’s premier awards announced

Press Release – MotorSport NZ

MotorSport New Zealand’s premier awards announced

MotorSport New Zealand recognised its best and brightest at the governing body’s annual awards ceremony, held in Wellington on Saturday 23 May. The evening began and ended with emotion on stage, as the motorsport community paid tribute to those who have excelled on track, and contributed off it, in the past 12 months. Read more »

Opera Otago presents The Magic Flute

Press Release – Opera Otago

Opera Otago presents Mozart’s most popular opera The Magic Flute
Opera Otago’s production of Mozart’s most popular comic opera has been renovated by John Drummond for today’s world and is performed by a cast of brilliant young singers, including students from the University of Otago’s Department of Music coached by Judy Bellingham and Judith Henley. Read more »

Unitec presents Year 3 Dance Solos & Duets

Press Release – UNITEC

Unitec presents Year 3 Dance Solos & Duets

1 & 2 by 3



1 & 2 by 3 is a dance performance by Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Arts’ Year Three Contemporary Dance students. Read more »

Kia Motors Kicks Off FIFA U-20 World Cup with Car Handover

Press Release – Kia Motors

Kia Motors NZ Kicks Off FIFA U-20 World Cup with Vehicle Handover Ceremony

Kia Motors, Official Partner to FIFA, has officially handed over 112 vehicles to support the transportation requirements of the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand. Read more »

1 & 2 by 3

Press Release – Unitec Institute of Technology

1 & 2 by 3
1 & 2 by 3 is a dance performance by Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Arts’ Year Three Contemporary Dance students. Read more »

Meet Meccanoid at Motat This Queens Birthday Weekend

Press Release – MOTAT

Meet Meccanoid at MOTAT This Queens Birthday Weekend

The Auckland public has the chance to interact with Meccano’s award-winning personal child-size robot, Meccanoid, at the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) until the end of Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Read more »

Ngā Pou Wahinereturns for Tour During Matariki

Press Release – SWPR

Watershed Play Ngā Pou Wahinereturns for Tour During Matariki 2015

It’s been 20 years since Taki Rua Productions first presented Ngā Pou Wahine in what was a watershed moment in the career of prolific Māori writer Briar Grace-Smith. Read more »

Finalists selected in No.8 Wire National Art Award

Press Release – National Agricultural Fieldays

Finalists selected in No.8 Wire National Art Award

New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays® is pleased to announce finalists have been selected for the No.8 Wire National Art Award, partnered by Waikato Museum. Read more »

Manurewa Marae programme gains double award nomination

Press Release – Foundation North

Manurewa Marae programme gains double award nomination

Taiohi Whai Oranga, an innovative Marae-based programme in Manurewa, is a finalist in two awards ceremonies focusing on youth leadership and community impact. Read more »

Writers Invited to Enter Mind Body Spirit Awards

Press Release – Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust

Writers Invited to Enter Mind Body Spirit Awards

Writers working in the mind, body and spirit genre have just six days to go to enter their published work to the 2015 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Awards. Read more »

Tuis Calling All NZ Musicians

Press Release – Pead PR

Tuis Calling All NZ Musicians

Nominations open for 2015 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

It’s that time of year again to celebrate all that’s great about Kiwi music – nominations for the country’s biggest night in music officially open today (25 May). Read more »

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