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Planetarium Dir. Rebecca Zlotowski announced Special Guest

Press Release – French Film Festival

Press Release for Auckland and Wellington: Alliance Française French Film Festival 2017

Press release for 23 February 2017 Read more »

Nominations now open for 2nd annual MATARIKI AWARDS

Press Release – Maori Television

MEDIA RELEASE
23 FEBRUARY 2017

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2nd ANNUAL MATARIKI AWARDS Read more »

Futurist Jason Silva Brings ‘Awestruck’ To NZ This June

Press Release – Think Inc

AWESTRUCK WITH JASON SILVA

Think Inc. Present: Awestruck with Jason Silva
Thursday June 15, ASB Waterfront Theatre
Tickets available now from
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2017 New Zealander of the Year announcement

Press Release – New Zealander of the year

22 February 2017

2017 New Zealander of the Year announcement

Filmmaker, actor, artist and champion of New Zealand culture, Taika Waititi has been named 2017 New Zealander of the Year. Read more »

Three Weeks Til Midge Ure Hits NZ

Press Release – Plus1

THREE WEEKS TIL MIDGE URE HITS NZ

The voice of Ultravox, Midge Ure, returns with band to perform 40 years of classic material. We’re looking forward to his seven shows around NZ with sonic gems like Vienna, Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, Fade to Grey, Reap The Wild Wind, If I Was, and many many more. Read more »

J. Cole – Australia & NZ Tour Announcement

Press Release – Live Nation

J. COLE TO HIT THE ROAD FOR THE “4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY” WORLD TOUR

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND DECEMBER 2017

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2017 — Multi-platinum-selling artist J. Read more »

First concert series announced

Press Release – Voices New Zealand

First concert series for VOICES NZ Chamber Choir announced

New Zealand’s premier professional choir, Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is releasing its first ever concert series subscription offering four different concert programmes in five centres around the country this year. Read more »

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship for Lisa Reihana exhibition at Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice Read more »

SMCO Composer Project selected works announced

Press Release – SOUNZ

SMCO Composer Project selected works announced

For immediate release
SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music, St Matthew’s Chamber Orchestra (SMCO) and Composers Association of New Zealand (CANZ) are delighted to announce the works selected for the SMCO Composer Project this year. Read more »

Sharing the Love And the Likes

Press Release – Johnson and Laird Management

MEDIA RELEASE
21 FEBRUARY 2017

Sharing the Love And the Likes:
Insights From NZ’s Top Social Media Influencers
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Bumper line-up for EcoWest Festival 2017

Press Release – Ecomatters Environment Trust

Bumper line-up for EcoWest Festival 2017

ECOWEST FESTIVAL
Saturday 11 March – Sunday 9 April 2017
Locations across Waitakere Ranges, Henderson-Massey and Whau Local Board areas
ECODAY
Sunday 9 April 2017
EcoMatters Environment Trust & Olympic Park, New Lynn Read more »

‘That’s Amore’ at Activate Church

Press Release – Operatunity

Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series brings ‘That’s Amore’ to Activate Church in Hamilton on Monday 6th March at 11am. Read more »

Dive into Seaweek 2017 from this weekend

Press Release – Seaweek

Dive into Seaweek 2017 from this weekend

With only a few days to go until the start of NZAEE Seaweek 2017 on Saturday 25 February the number of events listed on the Seaweek website at seaweek.org.nz has swelled to over 179, with 60 events happening in Auckland, plus 13 competitions. So dive into Seaweek, visit the website and check out the events near you! Read more »

NZ Author Debut Novel Hits #125 on Amazon Best Sellers List

Press Release – Mary Jane Walker

HEADLINE: NEW ZEALAND AUTHOR DEBUT NOVEL HITS #125 AMAZON BEST SELLERS LIST

Mary Jane Walker is a New Zealand based author who is writing a series of travel novels. Read more »

New exhibition to inhabit Arataki

Press Release – Auckland Council

21 February, 2017

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Giraffe Mtundu to set sail for Sydney

Press Release – Auckland Zoo

Giraffe Mtundu to set sail for Sydney


Auckland Zoo’s young male giraffe Mtundu sets sail for Sydney this evening, bound for a new life at Mogo Zoo as part of the Australasian zoos regional breeding programme for this threatened species.
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Jennifer Ward-Lealand Leads Ensemble Cast in Feature Film

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

Jennifer Ward-Lealand Leads Ensemble Cast in Feature Film
First time feature film writer/director Dorthe Scheffmann begins shooting Vermilion in Ponsonby and Central Auckland today. Read more »

Freezzell 4 Your Community

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

Freezzell 4 Your Community

Iconic artist Dick Frizzell in collaboration with Cooking 4 Change and Haier is on the hunt for New Zealand’s most deserving charities and community groups as part of the just announced ‘Freezell 4 your Community’ campaign. Read more »

Lake South Album Release Tour

Press Release – Home Alone Music


Lake South Album Release Tour

If You’re Born On An Island The Ocean Heals You – out March 13 on Home Alone Music. Read more »

Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards Announces Winners

Press Release – Rialto Channel

Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards Announces Winners

The Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards (nicknamed Moas) were presented last night in a glittering yet irreverent ceremony at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds. Read more »

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