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The Story of Rama opens at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Press Release – Auckland Art Gallery

The Story of Rama opens at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki this weekend

The Story of Rama: Indian Miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi opens this Saturday 5 September at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Read more »

Documentary Captures Nation’s LGBT Stories

Press Release – Jess Green

Documentary Captures Nation’s LGBT Stories

New theatre production Scene takes an unusual approach to sharing stories from New Zealand’s LGBT/Queer/Gay community. Over six months, three local queer theatre makers conducted interviews in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland to document how life differs for one of our most marginalised but vibrant communities. Read more »

Tokoroa Throw Champions a Life-Line

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Tokoroa Throw Champions a Life-Line

They’re already calling it the “pool of death” and on a day when Bruce Pulman Park looked more like an aquatic arena, it was Tokoroa High School’s turn to fuel the Pool B feeding frenzy at the NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament. Read more »

Fi Read imparts story of ‘The Grandmahood Quest’

Press Release – Xlibris

Fi Read imparts story of ‘The Grandmahood Quest’ in picture book

Grandparents are projected in new light in bedtime story book Read more »

Spring forward into next Spay & Neuter Day

Press Release – HURRAH

Spring forward into Desexy Revolution’s next Spay & Neuter Day

Desexy Revolution’s next Spay & Neuter Day is on Sunday, 27th September at CareVets, Mt Wellington. The aim is to desex 28 dogs in total that day – 16 spays and 12 neuters. Read more »

Pirate planning to blow the roof off Playhouse Theatre!

Press Release – redbee

Pirate planning to blow the roof off Playhouse Theatre!

On Sunday 13th September, Captain Festus McBoyle and his Travellin’ Variety Show will be appearing at Glen Eden Playhouse for two shows at 3pm and 4.30pm. Read more »

Daffodil Race Day Triples Attendance

Press Release – NZ Racing Board

Tuesday 1st September

Daffodil Race Day Triples Attendance

Over five thousand race goers turned out to support the Cancer Society at the Makfi Challenge Stakes Daffodil Raceday – more than tripling 2014’s attendance and notching up the day’s biggest crowd in fourteen years. Read more »

Waikare Komene of the Roots to Present at Studio One

Press Release – The Maple

Waikare Komene of the Roots to Present at Studio One Toi T Ū Open Nights

Every month, Studio One Toi Tū plays host to a free, connective Open Night, offering a glimpse into the mind and process of one of Auckland’s prominent creative community talents. Read more »

Upstarts Wary of Nzrl Schools Death Pool

Press Release – NZRL

Upstarts Wary of Nzrl Schools Death Pool

Immediately after masterminding the first major upset of the 2015 NZRL Schools Nationals, Papatoetoe High School coach Kaiui Tukinga was quick to bring his players back down to earth. Read more »

Whibley Leads a Yamaha 1-2-3 in Woodhill Forest

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Whibley Leads a Yamaha 1-2-3 in Woodhill Forest

CAPTION: Taikorea’s Paul Whibley (Yamaha YZ450F), the only rider to complete seven laps on Sunday. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Read more »

SmokeFreeRockQuest & Pacifica Beats National Finals Preview

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST & PACIFICA BEATS – NATIONAL FINALS PREVIEW FOR SEPT 11 & 12

From Invercargill to Kaitaia they have played their way into the national finals of the country’s two top youth, live music events, with over $55,000 worth of prizes at stake at Auckland’s Raye Freedman Centre on September 11 and 12. Read more »

Residential workshop Writing War to feature Paricia Grace

Press Release – Michael King Writers’ Centre

New Zealanders at War
Writing War

A residential workshop for writers

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is delighted that acclaimed New Zealand novelist Patricia Grace will be one of the speakers at New Zealanders at War: Writing War, this year’s residential workshop for mid-career and experienced writers. Read more »

The Others Way Reveal Festival Timetable

Press Release – The Others Way

The Others Way Reveal Festival Timetable

Friday 4th September will see Auckland’s Karangahape Road humming with The Others Way Festival, with an epic day of New Zealand’s best alternative music acts, performing back-to-back across multiple venues. Thanks to Flying Out and 95bFM, The Others Way features more than 30 local artists across six K’Rd venues for total cross-section of alt-NZ music scenes. Read more »

Milestone looms for massive sporting tournament

Press Release – DSCRIBE

Milestone looms for massive sporting tournament

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Kiwi baritone wins Dame Malvina Major Foundation award

Press Release – Dame Malvina Major Foundation

Manhattan-bound Kiwi baritone wins Dame Malvina Major Foundation award

Talented young baritone Christian Thurston has just had a boost to his study funds thanks to a $5,000 Arts Excellence Award from the Dame Malvina Major Foundation’s Wellington Committee. Read more »

All Blacks squad for RWC 2015 announced

Press Release – NZ Rugby Union

All Blacks squad for RWC 2015 announced

allblacks.com 30 Aug 2015

The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad featuring experience, depth and talent. Read more »

Instagram Photo Challenge To Support Suicide Prevention

Press Release – Zeal.nz

Instagram Photo Challenge To Support Suicide Prevention This September

A 10 Day Photo Challenge is set to engage thousands of kiwi teenagers in life-affirming conversation in the lead up to World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept 10. Read more »

Thanks for the house deposit mum

Press Release – HRV

31 August, 2015

Thanks for the house deposit mum, don’t forget to mow the berm dad

This weekend, if you’re heading out to an Open Home and not relying on mum and dad for a hand out to buy the house, then you’re a rare breed. Read more »

CITY TALKS: Sophie Jerram and Mark Amery

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington

CITY TALKS: Sophie Jerram and Mark Amery — Letting Space

Hear how temporary art projects within public and private spaces influence the way our cities operate as social places Read more »

Jupiter Project, Dick Johnson, Ill Baz And Static F\Mm DJs

Press Release – AUT University

AUT’S STATIC FM PRESENTS

Jupiter Project, Dick Johnson, Ill Baz And Static F\Mm DJs

Galatos Ballroom, Friday 25 September Read more »

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