Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Josh Emett And Mark Wallbank Join Al Brown on Masterchef

Press Release – Mediaworks

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Special Screening of Umbrella Man to Grace Urban Marae

Press Release – Wairoa Maori Film Festival

Special Screening of Umbrella Man to Grace Urban Marae

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IHC Art Awards open in explosion of colour

Press Release – IHC

IHC Art Awards open in explosion of colour

Musician and artist Boh Runga was greeted with a riot of colour when she arrived to judge the first round of the IHC Art Awards at Northart Gallery in Auckland today (Thursday 2 July). Read more »

Tips, questions and strawberries

Column – Oily Rag

Tips, questions and strawberries

By Frank and Muriel Newman

It’s time to catch up on some of the tips and questions sent in recently by the oily rag community. It’s also time to start thinking about planting strawberries for a bumper harvest in the spring and summer. Read more »

Time of reckoning for New Zealand imminent, says academic

Press Release – Bridget Williams Books

Time of reckoning for New Zealand imminent, says academic

The role of the public intellectual is to stimulate debate and raise unsettling questions. Read more »

Mangere College and Southern Cross Campus win first SAS CRL

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Mangere College and Southern Cross Campus win first SAS CRL finals of 2015

U/85kg Grand Final – Mangere College 32 Southern Cross Campus 22 Read more »

Commemoration of the centenary of Chunuk Bair

Press Release – WW100

Commemoration of the centenary of Chunuk Bair

“I and the Wellington Battalion go to Happy Valley tomorrow night at11.30pm. Read more »

Asia¬Pacific Wide LGBTIQ Youth Executive Meets

Press Release – Rainbow Youth

Asia¬Pacific Wide LGBTIQ Youth Executive Meets To Begin Youth Hui Planning

The Youth Executive selected to plan the Asia¬Pacific LGBTIQ Youth Hui met on the 20th of June via Skype for their first planning session. The meeting represented a gathering of the eight young people from three different countries, facilitated by RainbowYOUTH’s General Manager Duncan Matthews. Read more »

Young Guns Impress at Latest CRC Speedshow Top Half Round

Press Release – KartSport

Young Guns Impress at Latest CRC Speedshow Top Half Round

Young guns Rianna O’Meara-Hunt and Ryan Wood from Wellington and Clay Osborne from Hamilton impressed on their way to junior category class wins at the latest round of the 2015 CRC Speedshow-backed Top Half kart series in Hamilton over the weekend. Read more »

New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Press Release – Karaitiana Taiuru

New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Organisers of the Māori Meet Up sub session of Net Hui in Auckland 8-10 July are encouraging Māori and those interested in Māori digital space to attend the free day event and hear from new and emerging digital leaders. Read more »

Miromoda Fashion Competition Reaches New Heights

Press Release – Miromoda

Miromoda Fashion Competition Reaches New Heights

Saturday saw a new city and a new venue for the increasingly popular annual Miromoda Fashion Design competition. Held at Hamilton’s Novotel Tainui, twenty short listed entrants faced a panel of judges to vie for places in the Miromoda Showcase, which will be held as part of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) in late August. Read more »

New Zealander of the Year 2016 call for nominations

Press Release – New Zealander Of The Year Awards

1 July 2015

New Zealander of the Year 2016 call for nominations

The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is seeking nominations for the 2016 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year and supporting categories. Read more »

The Ultimate Road Race… Ultimately Easy to Enter!

Press Release – Targa Rally Rotorua

The Ultimate Road Race… Ultimately Easy to Enter!

The 20th anniversary of Targa was a huge milestone and success for Targa NZ, but it’s the 21st celebrations when things get rowdy, and that’s why we are celebrating our 21stwith a WORLD FIRST 1000KMS of Special Stage. Read more »

Three NZRL life members added

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Monday, June 29, 2015
Three NZRL life members added
Former New Zealand Rugby League chairman Sel Pearson, and ex Kiwis Jack Fagan and Brian Reidy have been named NZRL life members for their decades of service to the game. Read more »

NZ’s toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to Auckland

Press Release – Southern PR

New Zealand’s toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to Auckland

The challenge has been set, the gauntlet laid down. Read more »

Air NZ teams up with students to create longest fan banner

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Media release
01 July 2015

Air New Zealand teams up with students to create longest fan banner


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New Million Dollar Feature Joins Karaka Million Series

Press Release – NZ Bloodstock

New Million Dollar Feature Joins Karaka Million Series
In an enormous boost to NZB’s Karaka Million Series, the $1 million Karaka Million for two-year-olds will no longer be the only million dollar prize on offer at Karaka, with the announcement of a huge stake money increase that sees the Karaka 3YO Mile become the new $1 million Karaka Million 3YO Classic.
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All Blacks jersey for Rugby World Cup 2015 Unveiled

Press Release – Adidas

Heritage and strength as adidas unveils the All Blacks jersey for Rugby World Cup 2015


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Café Competition Adds Sweeteners

Press Release – Pead PR

Café Competition Adds Sweeteners

New criteria and more prizes in fourth year

New Zealand’s popular Café of the Year award is sweetening up the competition with changes to the structure and prizes of the awards. Read more »

Rise Against return to Australia & New Zealand

Press Release – Mushroom Group

Rise Against return to Australia & New Zealand for headline shows this December

They’re one of punk’s most exciting, politically social bands, renowned for energetic live shows and dizzying, larger than life anthems. Frontier Touring is thrilled to welcome back acclaimed Chicago four-piece Rise Against, returning to Australia and New Zealand this December. Read more »

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