Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Shihad sells out Wellington, new venue for Christchurch

Press Release – Noise PR

To accommodate the demand for tickets the Christchurch show on Friday 19th October will now take place at The Bedford Bigtop, with additional tickets via shihad.com. All tickets for the original venue will still be valid. Read more »

TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT: JAYDA G & ROZA TERENZI

Press Release – Friendly Potential

We’re so excited to announce the return of two of the best in the game: Vancouver’s Queen of all things party JAYDA G & Melbourne heavy-hitter ROZA TERENZI for TWO shows in Auckland & Wellington this November. Read more »

Six new teams ready to ring the doorbell on MKR NZ

Press Release – TVNZ


Introducing…six new teams ready to ring the doorbell on MKR NZ

My Kitchen Rules New Zealand is back! The cooking show phenomenon returns to TVNZ 2 on Sunday 7 October, with celebrity chefs Pete Evans and Manu Feildel once again at the judging table. Read more »

Smokefreerockquest – national finals results

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Smokefreerockquest – national finals results …Nelson takes solo award

Mit Eldnar from Manurewa High School, Manukau are set for music success after taking first place in both Smokefreerockquest and Tangata Beats on Friday and Saturday nights in Auckland. Read more »

Four NZ writing projects awarded grants

Press Release – New Zealand Society of Authors

Four New Zealand writing projects awarded grants – CLNZ/NZSA Research Grant recipients 2018

Assisting New Zealand Writers’ Research Efforts Read more »

Netball New Zealand domestic calendar

Press Release – Netball NZ

NETBALL NEW ZEALAND CONFIRMS 2019 DOMESTIC CALENDAR

Friday 21 September 2018

New Zealand’s age-group and secondary school netballers will battle for supremacy from one end of the country to the other next year. Read more »

New structure for ARL Premierships in 2019

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

September 21, 2018

There will be a new look to the Auckland Rugby League’s Premiership structure in 2019, with a revamped format announced today. Read more »

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Tangata Beats

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Media Release: Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Tangata Beats – national finals preview

Close to 800 bands and solo-duos have played off in 22 towns and cities around New Zealand with the creme of the talent set to take the stage in Auckland on Saturday September 22 in this year’s national final of Smokefreerockquest. Read more »

Rockshop Bandquest 2018 national final results

Press Release – Rockshop Bandquest

Media Release: Rockshop Bandquest 2018 national final results


Revolution Radio, from Mount Maunganui Intermediate in the Bay of Plenty have just earned $3000 worth of gear for their school music department, as winners of the nationwide primary and intermediate music contest Rockshop Bandquest. Read more »

Showquest national final results

Press Release – Showquest

Showquest national final results – media release

Havelock North High School from the Hawkes Bay took out the top spot at the Showquest national final, becoming the first overall winner of New Zealand’s new music, dance and drama showcase for schools. Read more »

The countdown is on for the return of The Teskey Brothers

Press Release – NicNak Media

The countdown is on for the return of The Teskey Brothers

Solomon Crook, Jed Parsons and The Bads announced as supports Read more »

Ozzy Osbourne tours with Judas Priest

Press Release – Live Nation

OZZY OSBOURNE ANNOUNCES “NO MORE TOURS 2” NEW ZEALAND TOUR
SHOWS ARE PART OF THE ROCK ICON’S FINAL GLOBAL TOUR AND WILL CELEBRATE FIVE DECADES OF PERFORMING WITH TWO-YEAR WORLD TOUR Read more »

John Farnham returning to New Zealand

Press Release – Villa Maria Estate

John Farnham returning to New Zealand to play one show only at Villa Maria Estate next March!

JOHN FARNHAM
ONE OFF SHOW AT AUCKLAND’S VILLA MARIA ESTATE WINERY THIS SUMMER ON THE WHISPERING JACK AND MORE TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS OPSHOP AND THE MILTONES
Read more »

Judges reveal the 52 best images of 2018

Press Release – New Zealand Geographic

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year 2018

Judges reveal the 52 best images of 2018 Read more »

Get ready for NZ Top 10 Champs 2018

Press Release – Dead End Roller Derby

Get ready for NZ Top 10 Champs 2018 13th – 14th October Christchurch
The best of New Zealand Roller Derby will battle it out for the national title in a weekend full of derby action on the 13th and 14th October! Read more »

Top 10 Player confirmed for ASB Classic

Press Release – ASB Classic

The ASB Classic is pleased to announce the return of two-time champion John Isner for the 2019 tournament.

The current world number ten has had a career best year in 2018, peaking at number eight in the world, capturing his fifth Atlanta Open title in six years and in a career defining moment, winning his first ATP Masters 1000 title in Miami. Read more »

125 years of Suffrage later, what do New Zealand women want?

Press Release – Stuff

125 years of Suffrage later, what do New Zealand women want?

In a unique partnership between Diva Productions and Stuff, this Suffrage day What Women Want – will ignite national discussion about women’s rights and gender equality 125 years after Kiwi women gained the right to vote. Read more »

Lower Hutt woman healing through sport at Invictus Games

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Lower Hutt woman Kiely Pepper will be flying the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) flag in Australia next month, when she competes in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. Read more »

TVNZ Encouraged To Ditch “Naked Attraction”

Press Release – Family First Lobby.

Family First is welcoming the conclusion of the series of Naked Attraction on TV2, but is warning that if the programme returns for another season, another campaign will be launched calling on advertisers to withdraw their advertising or be boycotted by families concerned with declining broadcasting standards. Read more »

Maori Sons Go To War

Press Release – Huia Publishers

19 September 2018

Wellington-based writer Whiti Hereaka launches her third novel Legacy, a thrilling and realistic story of being in the great war. Fans will be captivated by the time-travel adventure and experience a sense of connection with the characters who represent real-life soldiers. Read more »

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