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Shortland Street – The Musical album out this Friday

Press Release – Guy Langford

Following last year’s world premiere at Auckland Theatre Company, Shortland Street – The Musical now has an album. Original cast recordings are a tradition for West End and Broadway musicals, and so it seemed fitting for New Zealand’s own Broadway-scale musical to have one as well. Read more »

Bert Roth Award for Labour History 2019

Press Release – The Labour History Project

An essay by David Haines and Jonathan West entitled ‘Crew Cultures in the Tasman World’ has won the Bert Roth Award for Labour History, announced at the Labour History Project (LHP) Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 16 July. Read more »

Binge on the best of Beethoven with the NZSO in August

Press Release – NZ Symphony Orchestra

It’s back-to-back Beethoven in August when the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs all nine of the great composer’s symphonies in Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

City Gallery presents Split Level View Finder

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery presents Split Level View Finder: Theo Schoon and New Zealand Art
27 July – 3 November 2019 | Free entry Read more »

Aussie legends Lime Cordiale announce return to New Zealand

Press Release – NicNak Media

It has already been a HUGE year for brothers Louis and Oli Leimbach – better known as Lime Cordiale. After soaring to new heights with their glorious hook-laden jams and selling out shows across the globe, they’ve just announced that they’re heading back to New Zealand shores! Read more »

Set all five senses alight at the first Tūrama Festival

Press Release – Cadence PR

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Suzuki Triathlon National Championships 2019/2020

Press Release – Triathlon New Zealand

Triathlon New Zealand is pleased to announce the Suzuki National Championships 2019/2020 season calendar. This season will feature an exciting collection of Suzuki Triathlon National Championships events and the chance to win a brand new Suzuki Swift. Read more »

Toastmaster’s Clubs Battle Over Debate

Press Release – Toastmasters

22 July 2019, (Flying Start Toastmasters) – Two Auckland Toastmasters’ clubs, Flying Start and Daybreak Leadership, are set to battle their long history of public speaking skills in a debate. Read more »

College decider headed to Mount Smart Stadium

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

July 22, 2019

The Auckland Rugby League has today announced that the SAS College Rugby League Premier 1st XIII Grand Final will be played at Mount Smart Stadium on August 9, as part of the Vodafone Warriors’ NRL game day. Read more »

2020 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel

Press Release – NS Society Of Authors

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) are pleased to announce that submissions for the 2020 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel are now open. Read more »

National titles decided at Hokitika double-header

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

JULY 22, 2019: There were six different winners in seven rounds of competition this season, but, in the end, there could only be one champion and this year it was Seth Reardon. Read more »

Annual World Press Photo Exhibition

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Rotary Club of Auckland presents
World Press Photo Exhibition
On now until this Sunday 28th July 2019, Auckland Read more »

Concord Dawn celebrate 20 years with 1999 EP, out today

Press Release – Great Things

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The Others Way announces second artist lineup for 2019

Press Release – Flying Out Music

July 22, 2019: Basking in the excitement of a banner year for The Others Way, the team at Flying Out are chuffed to reveal the final additions to The Others Way lineup for 2019. Stay tuned for more Others Way news over the coming weeks! Read more »

Reardon Caps Off a Stellar Season with NZ Title Win

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Reardon Caps Off a Stellar Season with NZ Title Win


JULY 21, Read more »

Postmodern Jukebox announce cast for NZ shows

Press Release – NicNak Media

Scott Bradlee announced today the spectacular cast that will be touring Australia and New Zealand in September and October 2019 as they bring back the roaring twenties on the Postmodern Jukebox ‘Welcome To The Twenties 2.0’ tour. Read more »

Cycling: New course options for SRAM Tour de Ranges 2020

Press Release – Nduro

Entries are open for the 11th edition of SRAM Tour de Ranges, a road cycling event held in Clevedon, Auckland on Saturday 11 January 2020. Read more »

Club rugby finals expected to draw large crowd

Press Release – Regional Facilities Auckland

North Harbour Stadium will play host to two great club rugby finals this Saturday. The Under 21 Colts final will be played between East Coast Bays and Marist with the Premiership 1 final played between East Coast Bays and Northcote. Read more »

Netball NZ U17 Champs results

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

A passionate home crowd has spurred Waitakere 1 on to its first Netball NZ U17 Champs title in almost 10 years.

Waitakere 1 beat Manawatu Green 46-34 at Netball Waitakere headquarters in Auckland on Thursday. Read more »

Payne bolsters Kiwi kart squad at Aussie Champs round

Press Release – KartSport New Zealand

Reigning New Zealand KZ2 class champion Matthew Payne has joined series regulars Ryan Wood and Liam Sceats at Emerald in Queensland’s Central Highlands this week to contest the fourth round of this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge (AKC) over the weekend. Read more »

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