Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Maloney added to NZL team for Rio 2015

Press Release – Yachting New Zealand

Maloney added to NZL team for Rio 2015

Andy Maloney has been selected to join the NZL Sailing Team group to represent New Zealand at the 2015 Aquece Rio International Regatta on this August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more »

Wellington Marathon Turns 30

Press Release – MDJ Media

Wellington Marathon Turns 30

Wellington three decades ago was a different city to the one you see now. Read more »

Emerging NZ writers to receive manuscript guidance

Press Release – NS Society Of Authors

Emerging NZ writers to receive manuscript guidance
NZ Society of Authors is delighted to announce this year’s CompleteMS recipients. Read more »

Light, Music and the Mystery of Photonics

Press Release – MOTAT

Light, Music and the Mystery of Photonics
Venue: MOTAT
Location: 805 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland
Date: Saturday 04 July 2015
Time: 6 – 8pm
Cost: Free admission, including a free coloured flashlight for the first 200 people to arrive at the event. Read more »

Sport NZ calls for good sideline behaviour

Press Release – Sport New Zealand

3 July 2015

Sport NZ calls for good sideline behaviour
Heading into another busy weekend of sport around the country, Sport New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin is reminding parents and other supporters to be mindful of their behaviour on the sidelines. Read more »

NZ’s first printed book and tāonga calls out to manuhiri

Press Release – Auckland Council

3 July 2015

NZ’s first printed book and tāonga calls out to manuhiri (visitors)
New Zealand’s first printed book, historical letters, maps, diary entries and early land deeds will all form part of the latest exhibition presented by Auckland Libraries’ Sir George Grey Special Collections. Read more »

Auckland Vulcans v NSW Country previews and team lists

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

3/7/2015

AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE

Auckland Vulcans v NSW Country previews and team lists

For immediate release

Thirty four young Auckland players will get a fantastic opportunity to represent their region this afternoon, when the Auckland Vulcans play NSW Country in a representative double-header. Read more »

New Zealanders at War: Writing War

Press Release – Michael King Writers’Centre

New Zealanders at War: Writing War
A residential workshop for writers
The centenary of World War I has led to a wealth of writing and historical research. Remembering the sacrifice of a generation of New Zealanders, we reflect on the realities of war, the myths, the aftermath and impact on those left at home. Read more »

Mes and Walker Re-Signings Boost Tactix Squad for 2016

Press Release – Tactix

Mes and Walker Re-Signings Boost Tactix Squad for 2016
3 July 2015
The Mainland Tactix are resolute in keeping the core of 2015 team together with the announcement today of Silver Fern Bailey Mes and NZA defender Zoe Walker recommitting for the 2016 season. Read more »

Heritage CEO sleeps rough to reap funds for homeless

Press Release – Heritage Hotels

Heritage CEO sleeps rough to reap funds for homeless
Graham Yan, the CEO of Heritage Hotels in New Zealand joined The Lifewise Big Sleepout fundraiser last night. Read more »

Geoffrey Roche – The Morus Serrator Project

Press Release – Gilberd Marriot

Geoffrey Roche – The Morus Serrator Project – 10th July to 4th August 2015
5/15/2015


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Premiership kicks off with Auckland triple feature

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Premiership kicks off with Auckland triple feature

Defending champions Rockcote Canterbury Bulls have drawn the opening bye week, as the 2015 NZRL National Premiership kicks off with a triple feature in Auckland on Sunday, August 30. Read more »

Architectural Installations to Light up Smales Farm

Press Release – Smales Farm

Atmospheric Architectural Installations to Light up Smales Farm This July

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Josh Emett And Mark Wallbank Join Al Brown on Masterchef

Press Release – Mediaworks

Media Release
Josh Emett And Mark Wallbank Join Al Brown as Judges on TV3’s Masterchef New Zealand Read more »

Special Screening of Umbrella Man to Grace Urban Marae

Press Release – Wairoa Maori Film Festival

Special Screening of Umbrella Man to Grace Urban Marae

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IHC Art Awards open in explosion of colour

Press Release – IHC

IHC Art Awards open in explosion of colour

Musician and artist Boh Runga was greeted with a riot of colour when she arrived to judge the first round of the IHC Art Awards at Northart Gallery in Auckland today (Thursday 2 July). Read more »

Tips, questions and strawberries

Column – Oily Rag

Tips, questions and strawberries

By Frank and Muriel Newman

It’s time to catch up on some of the tips and questions sent in recently by the oily rag community. It’s also time to start thinking about planting strawberries for a bumper harvest in the spring and summer. Read more »

Time of reckoning for New Zealand imminent, says academic

Press Release – Bridget Williams Books

Time of reckoning for New Zealand imminent, says academic

The role of the public intellectual is to stimulate debate and raise unsettling questions. Read more »

Mangere College and Southern Cross Campus win first SAS CRL

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Mangere College and Southern Cross Campus win first SAS CRL finals of 2015

U/85kg Grand Final – Mangere College 32 Southern Cross Campus 22 Read more »

Commemoration of the centenary of Chunuk Bair

Press Release – WW100

Commemoration of the centenary of Chunuk Bair

“I and the Wellington Battalion go to Happy Valley tomorrow night at11.30pm. Read more »

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