Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Youth dominate the runway at Fashion Week

Press Release – Undertow Media

A next-gen wave of home-grown designers is set to take over the Fashion Week runway, and it’s all in the name of youth empowerment. Read more »

Northern Stars announce 2019 ANZ Premiership Team

Press Release – Northern Stars

The Northern Stars are first out of the blocks to confirm their 2019 ANZ Premiership playing roster.

Northern Stars General Manager, Dianne Lasenby said the franchise was delighted to be in a position to be able to announce its team in its entirety, as the Stars looked ahead to an exciting 2019 ANZ Premiership season. Read more »

Book Awards Judges announced for 2019 Ockham New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Book Awards

An experienced panel of 12 judges – including prize-winning writers and poets, as well as historians, academics, curators and one of the country’s most respected booksellers – will select the best books published this year for the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Read more »

Dylan Thomson Rallysport – Thomson wraps up titles

Press Release – BB Media

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson has added another three New Zealand Rallying titles to his CV after another maximum points score over the weekend at the Hyundai NZ Goldrush Rally Coromandel, the fifth round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Read more »

Feel the searing female rage and gaze of MEDUSA

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

The historic emblem of female rage is reclaimed and brandished in all its glory in MEDUSA, created by visionary feminist theatre makers Nisha Madhan, Julia Croft and Virginia Frankovich. MEDUSA premieres at Circa Theatre Sept 20 – Oct 6, before moving north to Q Theatre Oct 24 – Nov 3 as the fourth work in the powerful MATCHBOX 2018 Season. Read more »

New Zealand’s Leading Literary Fellowship Opens Doors

Press Release – Grimshaw and Co

Applications for the 2019 Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship are now open. Read more »

New Zealand artists to feature in major UK exhibitions

Press Release – Royal Academy

Ten of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading contemporary visual artists will have their work featured in the United Kingdom’s first major exhibition of Māori and Pacific culture next month. Read more »

Nelson Rockshop Bandquest 2018

Press Release – Rockshop Bandquest

Young and talented rockers are ready to take the stage in towns from Auckland to Dunedin – a record 215 young school bands are lined up for this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. Read more »

Unknown Mortal Orchestra announces NZ support

Press Release – The Label

UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA
have announced the addition of the Australian heavy hitting duo
DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE
to all New Zealand shows. Read more »

SAS College Rugby League Grand Finals

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Wednesday night will see a new king of Auckland secondary school rugby league crowned, with Kelston Boys’ High School and Mt Albert Grammar to face off for the SAS College Rugby League title. Read more »

Wellingtonian Author’s debut book on ‘Intuition’ recognised

Press Release – Zammtopia Publishing

Wellingtonian Author’s debut book on ‘Intuition’ recognised at the 2018 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Awards

Wellingtonian author Zamm Zamudio’s debut book – ‘Intuition: Discover the Inner Workings of Our World Book 1’ – was awarded the 5th place at the recently concluded 2018 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Awards. Read more »

Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Better structure for burgeoning yoga exercise – conference

August 21, 2018

Yoga teachers want to introduce quality standards for yoga teacher training and support in New Zealand for yoga teachers. Read more »

“The Engineering of Consent”

Press Release – Allan Tibby

Allan Tibby shares insights while decoding “The Engineering of Consent”

Auckland, NZ: Renowned Yoga Wisdom & Meditation teacher, Allan Tibby shares his enlightening insights as he decodes ‘The Engineering of Consent’. “The Engineering of Consent” is the term coined by Edward Bernays in 1927. Read more »

NZ Hospitality Championships 2018 Winners

Press Release – NZChefs

1000 Nationwide competitors and 400 judges, volunteers, mentors and support staff gathered over 4 days to celebrate NZ Gastronomy and Hospitality
The NZ Hospitality Championships took place at the Logan Campbell Centre, ASB Showground, Greenlane, Auckland between 11 – 14 August this year with over 1000 entrants from around New Zealand and as far afield as the Chatam Islands competing. Read more »

Teenage Fanclub announce February 2019 New Zealand show

Press Release – Mushroom Group

‘In the long and twisted history of indie rock, Teenage Fanclub ring out loud and true’ –
Sydney Morning Herald Read more »

Iron Maidens’ Bruce Dickinson announces Auckland event

Press Release – NicNak Media

The lead singer of Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, will perform a special one-man speaking tour of Australasia this October, with an Auckland show at The Cordis Hotel (formerly the Langham) on October 16. Read more »

Kiwi Artist Theia to play “pop up” shows

Press Release – NicNak Media

Theia is playing a series of special ‘pop up’ shows this September in small and intimate venues. The Kiwi alt-pop artist is at Ante Social in Auckland on September 12; Nivara Lounge in Hamilton on September 13 and The Stomach (all ages) in Palmerston North on September 14. Read more »

Announcing the 1st Inaugural National NZ Irish Fest

Press Release – NZ Irish Fest

August 21st 2018

Kiwis love the Irish, and with over 600, 000 New Zealanders claiming Irish ancestry, it’s no wonder. Yet there has never been a National Irish Festival in New Zealand, until now… Read more »

Aktive announces new Organised Sport Advisory Group

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

Aktive – Auckland Sport & Recreation (Aktive) has announced the establishment of the Organised Sport Advisory Group to provide input, collaboration and guidance on organised sport in Auckland. Read more »

Roxane Gay & Christina Hoff Sommers One Show in Auckland

Press Release – Loop

Roxane Gay & Christina Hoff Sommers
One Show in Auckland

Wednesday 27th March, 2019 | Victory Convention Centre, Auckland
Brought to you by 95bFM & The Spinoff
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