Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Cooper In Ominous Form, Even So Early In The Season

Press Release – Bikesport NZ


Mount Maunganui’s Cody Cooper (Honda CRF450), in imperious form at the weekend’s expanded annual MX Fest at Taupo. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

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Harwood Shows Pace Enough To Share MX1 Glory

Press Release – Bikesport NZ


West Auckland’s Hamish Harwood (CML Racing Team KTM 450F), first-equal in the premier MX1 class at the weekend’s annual MX Fest spectacular in Taupo. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com

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Watch The Silver Scroll Awards Online This Wednesday At 7.30pm!

Press Release – APRA – AMCOS

We’ve been very secretive about what’s been going on behind the scenes as we’ve filmed and recorded all the performances and presentations for the 2020 APRA Silver Scroll Awards, but this Wednesday night at 7.30pm, all will be revealed! Read more »

Kiwi Ferns Wider Squad Announced Ahead Of Fetu Samoa Test

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League wishes to congratulate those selected for the Kiwi Ferns wider squad ahead of their Test against Fetū Samoa Invitational on Saturday November 7th at 4pm.

 In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Kiwi Ferns, the Clash of the Pacific Women’s Double Header is the ONLY New Zealand International Rugby League Test for 2020. Read more »

Kiwi Generosity Provides Over 20,000 Nappies And Clothing For Kiwi Families

Press Release – Huggies

“Whānau receiving the nappies can’t believe it. Today we gave away more than 10 packets and one mother was visibly trying to hold back tears. For her it meant she would be able to treat her babies this week.” – Plunket nurse Read more »

Auckland Museum Releases Te Awe On Film – A Mini Documentary Series About The Museum’s Taonga Māori

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum


Rangi Te Kanawa, Christina Wirihana and Awhina Tamarapa viewing kete and stability of packaging.

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Book For Our Time Wins National Award

Press Release – Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust

Award-winning author, artist and filmmaker Stephanie Sinclaire Lightsmith of Seatoun, Wellington has won this year’s $10,000 Ashton Wylie Mind Body Spirit Book Award for Read more »

Emirates Team New Zealand Outraged Over Arb Decision

Press Release – Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand are outraged that after three years of planning a land-based stadium event, the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa has led a campaign through the Arbitration Panel which has destroyed one of the most exciting benefits of the America’s Cup event for the people of Auckland and visitors from throughout New Zealand. Read more »

Finalists Announced In The 2020 New Zealand Television Awards

Press Release – NZ Television Awards

The New Zealand Television Awards are delighted to announce this year’s finalists, with a total of 114 nominations from more than 570 entries across 38 judged categories. Read more »

Unitec’s Graduation Shakespeare Season 2020

Press Release – Unitec Institute of Technology

After two lockdowns and a year interrupted by COVID-19, Unitec’s graduating third year acting students are finally ready to take the stage for this year’s 2020 Shakespeare Season which opens next week at the Unitec Theatre in Mt Albert, Auckland. Read more »

Celebrating Pasifika Excellence: Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards 2020 Recipients Announced

Press Release – Creative NZ


Recipients clockwise from top left: Lusi Faiva, Pelenakeke Brown, Michel Tuffery, Tanya Muagututi’a, Moses Mackay, Pati Solomona Tyrell, Tanu Gago and Cora-Allan Wickliffe

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Raggadat Cris Releases Negativity From His Life With New Track “Nay Sayers”

Press Release – For The Ville Entertainment

Raggadat Cris is focusing on the positive energy in his life, with the release of his new track “Nay Sayers” – and that includes letting go of the negativity in our own heads that stops us from shining.

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Armageddon Expo Set To Attract 60,000 As Biggest Post-lockdown Expo In New Zealand

Press Release – Armageddon Expo

Armageddon Expo organisers are gearing up for the biggest show in the event’s history as they mark 25 years of pop culture mayhem and madness. Read more »

Everybody Sings For The City: New Zealand’s Largest Community Choir Christmas Concert

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

Everybody Sings is excited to announce tickets have gone on sale for its annual Christmas event, Everybody Sings for the City, with all profits being donated to the Auckland City Mission. The concert will take place on Saturday 5th December at 4:30pm at the Sacred Heart College Auditorium, with the whole family invited to come along. Read more »

Support For Aspiring Filmmakers In Northland And South Auckland

Press Release – Foundation North

Script to Screen – Te Tari Tuhi Kupu A Whakaahua has received funding of $162,000 over three years to continue its development initiatives for new and emerging filmmakers in South Auckland and Northland. Read more »

Auckland Vulcans Storm Into National Women’s Championship Final

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Vulcans will play for a national title on October 31 at Trusts Stadium, after qualifying through this weekend’s tournament at Pulman Park to set up a Grand Final meeting with Upper Central. Read more »

World Champ Comes Home For Big Win In Gisborne

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

Multiple World champion woolhandler Joel Henare returned to his home show in style when he regained the Open title as the Poverty Bay A and P Show Shears opened the shearing sports competition season in the North Island at the weekend. Read more »

Vulcans Power To First Win At Nationals

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Doubles to Shannon Muru and Keri Ratima helped the Auckland Vulcans secure a 30-14 victory over Wellington in their second match at the National Women’s Championship at Pulman Park. Read more »

Vulcans Fall Just Short In Dramatic Comeback

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

A stunning 50-metre runaway try from Upper Central thwarted a late Vulcans comeback, resigning the Auckland side to a 18-14 loss in the opening game of the National Women’s Championship at Pulman Park. Read more »

A Love Letter To Fashion

Press Release – Upstairs Gallery

Dear Fashion
by Leigh Tawharu
6 – 29 November 2020 Read more »

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