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Finalists for 2020 New Zealander of the Year

Press Release – New Zealander Of The Year Awards

27 January 2020

The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is pleased to announce the three finalists being considered for the 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year award. Read more »

New Zealanders smash fundraising target for bushfire relief

Press Release – Emily Writes

A fundraising target of $5,000 has been smashed by New Zealanders wanting to support Australians as they face devastating bushfires. Read more »

NZSO presents a pop and rock-influenced masterpiece

Press Release – NZ Symphony Orchestra

For its first 2020 concert the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs a work inspired by pop and minimalist rock from lauded American composer John Adams this Friday, 31 January. Read more »

Momentum starts to build for Honda’s Wyatt Chase

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 27, 2020: If it’s true that you’re only as good as your last race, then Bay of Plenty’s Wyatt Chase in very good indeed. Read more »

Motocross at Woodville of the Highest Quality

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 27, 2020: The racing was intense at the weekend’s 59th annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville. Read more »

KTM’S Harwood Wins Woodville Motocross Grand Prix

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 27, 2020: It was close to a perfect performance from Auckland’s Hamish Harwood at the weekend as he won New Zealand’s most prestigious motocross crown. Read more »

First Tui of the new decade recognises Mel Parsons

Press Release – Auckland Folk Festival

In a night of firsts, Mel Parsons won both her first Tui and the first Tui of the decade at the Auckland Folk Festival this evening. Read more »

NZ Victory at Gorgeous Gisborne Champs

Press Release – Equestrian Sports New Zealand

The Kiwis ruled in the Trans-Tasman Young Rider Test and Hawke’s Bay riders dominated Grand Prix classes at the Larsen Sawmilling Jumping and Show Hunter Championships in Gisborne today. Read more »

SIX60 Saturdays

Press Release – Eccles Entertainment

TOUR KICKS OFF WITH SOLD OUT LOWER HUTT SHOW
OVER 120,00 TICKETS SOLD TO DATE

Credit: Tim Gruar

After sold out tours across Australia and Europe, SIX60 are finally home. 20,000 + fans attended the first sold out show of the SIX60 Saturdays Tour in Lower Hutt last night! Read more »

Potts Classic 100m Finals

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

Edward Osei-Nketia Second and Zoe Hobbs First in Potts Classic 100m Finals
Edward Osei-Nketia crossed second in the men’s 100m final at the Potts Classic in Hastings this evening. Despite a strong start Eddie crossed in 10.41 behind Hamish Gill of Auckland who held on to finish first in 10.40, just .01 of a second ahead. Third was Cody Wilson in 10.66. Read more »

Dame Valerie Adams Qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

In her first competition in 20 months, Dame Valerie Adams has thrown 18.65m in the women’s shot put at the Potts Classic in Hastings, bettering the Tokyo Olympic Games entry standard (18.50m) and the entry standard for the World Athletics Indoor Championships (18.30m), which are coming up in March 2020. This is the fifth time Dame Valerie has qualified for the Olympics. Read more »

Have You Ever Been With An Asian Womxn?

Press Release – Creative Creatures

Creative Creatures presents Have You Ever Been With An Asian Womxn?

MOVE OVER PORNHUB! OUR STORIES & NEEDS ARE TAKING CENTRE STAGE Read more »

Nationwide Comedy Competition Comes to Otago

Press Release – Raw Comedy Quest

Nationwide Comedy Competition Comes to Otago
Amateur and aspiring comedians invited to enter

Dunedin Comedy and Remarkably Funny are teaming up to bring New Zealand’s premier amateur comedy competition to Otago for the first Read more »

Ōtautahi to host 2021 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Final

Press Release – Christchurch NZ

Ōtautahi Christchurch is set to host the final of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 – a massive coup for the city and the Canterbury region. Read more »

Stardome gains long-term security

Press Release – Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority is pleased to confirm that the popular Stardome Observatory and Planetarium has been granted a long term lease at Auckland’s Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill through to 2034. Read more »

Host City Announcement, ICC Women’s World Cup 2021

Press Release – Women in Sport

Host City Announcement, ICC Women’s World Cup 2021
Reaction from Women in Sport Aotearoa Chief Executive, Rachel Froggatt: Read more »

New Zealand’s National stadium to host ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021

Press Release – Eden Park

After delivering several successful World Cup events, Eden Park is proud to be hosting the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup next year as part of its commitment to women in sport. Read more »

Christchurch’s Bread & Circus Festival is Back

Press Release – World Buskers Festival

Wednesday 22 January, 2020
Christchurch’s Bread & Circus – World Buskers Festival is Back & Expecting to Profit From Increased Central City Visitors. Read more »

Te Kāhu Revealed

Press Release – Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand revealed their new custom designed and built test boat Te Kāhu today in Auckland.

Te Kāhu meaning ‘The Hawk’ was rolled out of the shed on Wednesday and was christened by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. Read more »

THE PRESETS to Headline ‘The Drop Festival’

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

THE PRESETS to Headline ‘The Drop Festival’ as It Debuts in NZ

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