Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Sceats on Podium At City of Melbourne Meeting

Press Release – Fast Company

Sceats on Podium At City of Melbourne Meeting

Young Auckland karter Liam Sceats claimed ‘top Kiwi’ status at the 33rd City of Melbourne Titles meeting in Australia on Sunday, with a podium spot (third) in the hotly contested Cadet 12 class. Read more »

American Teen Tour upgraded to Spark Arena

Press Release – Live Nation

Live Nation and Mai FM present

KHALID

American Teen Tour upgraded to Spark Arena
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16, 2017 – Live Nation today announces that the New Zealand date for KHALID’s American Teen Tour has been moved to Spark Arena to allow more fans to see the artist of the moment. Overwhelming demand saw Auckland Town Hall sell out in 10 minutes last Wednesday, and all Australian dates on the tour have also sold out. Read more »

Schoolboy Q To Headline 15th Episode of Rhythm And Vines

Press Release – Rhythm and Vines

Schoolboy Q To Headline 15th Episode of Rhythm And Vines

Schoolboy Q, mura masa, 2manydjs (Live), Giggs, Baauer and many more to headline as Rhythm and Vines 2017 sets to sell out. Read more »

SIX60 Announce The New Waves World Tour With Nico & Vinz

Press Release – Great Things

SIX60 Announce The New Waves World Tour with Nico & Vinz

Eccles Entertainment and ZM present SIX60

Announce The New Waves World Tour with Nico & Vinz Read more »

Squash NZ Morriss steps down as Coaching Director

Press Release – Squash New Zealand

Squash New Zealand today announces that Luke Morriss has resigned from his position as Coaching & Development Director with the governing body. Read more »

Girls in Games turns five!

Press Release – Media Design School

Girls in Games turns five!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Girls in Games, one of New Zealand’s most recognised STEM programmes for secondary school-aged young women, is celebrating its fifth year of offering immersive one-day workshops that cover the basics of Game Art, Game Programming, and Game Design. Read more »

The Power of stories: Engaging with Sports Media

Press Release – University of Auckland

The Power of stories: Researching and Engaging with Sports Media

New Zealand is considered a country of sports fans, but do we ever consider the meanings and effects of sport in people’s lives? Read more »

West End star signed for Sister Act

Press Release – Amici

West End star signed for Sister Act

After 25 years performing on stages in London’s West End, musical theatre star Matthew Cutts makes a triumphant return home to New Zealand for the heavenly stage spectacular SISTER ACT, THE MUSICAL. Read more »

The Musical Box Celebrates Genesis 50th Anniversary

Press Release – NicNak Media

Celebrating Genesis 50th Anniversary – The Musical Box Recreates ‘Selling England By The Pound’
“I was really impressed by the production quality and the attention to detail” – Peter Gabriel Read more »

The xx First Show in New Zealand in 8 Years

Press Release – Solid Entertainment

The xx First Show in New Zealand in 8 Years

The Trusts Arena, Auckland. Thursday 11th January 2018.

Tickets Through Ticketek. Read more »

Arts can help meet challenges in health and social services

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Arts can help meet challenges in health and social services
Research conducted in the UK provides evidence that participating in the arts improves quality of life, aids recovery from illness and saves money across the health and social services, says Richard Benge, Executive Director, Arts Access Aotearoa. Read more »

Otago Author David Elliot Wins Margaret Mahy Book of the Year

Press Release – NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Otago Author, David Elliot, wins Margaret Mahy Book of the Year – Winner of the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults announced tonight Read more »

Alanis Morissette and Company concert Sells Out

Press Release – Greenstone Entertainment

Second George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Alanis Morissette and Colin Hay of Men At Work fame concert Sells Out Read more »

University of Auckland Sociologist Writes on Cross-Dressing

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland sociologist writes of being a cross-dresser

On the 27th of July, 2015, Dr Colin Cremin, a senior lecturer in Sociology at the University of Auckland, dressed up as woman and arrived on campus ready to give a lecture to 100 students. She was sporting high heels, pantyhose, full makeup, jewellery and, some months later, a new name: Ciara. Read more »

Central Pulse Showcase Growing Depth

Press Release – Central Pulse

Pulse showcase growing depth

The rise to Silver Fern in-waiting for dynamic young midcourter Whitney Souness has highlighted the depth of elite netball talent emerging from Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse. Read more »

Pedestrians Wearing Headphones Targeted in New Campaign

Press Release – Tracksafe Foundation

Pedestrians wearing headphones targeted in new campaign

A rise in rail incidents involving pedestrians wearing headphones is being targeted in a new safety campaign that is being launched by Associate Transport Minister Tim Macindoe for Rail Safety Week at the Wellington Railway Station today. Read more »

Final Shows Added to Marlon Williams November Tour

Press Release – Mushroom Group

Marlon Williams

November Tour Sold Out! Final Shows Added in Auckland And Christchurch to Meet Demand
Heartstop Music and Eccles Entertainment are over the moon to announce that, due to unprecedented demand, Marlon Williams will now be playing two shows in both Auckland and Christchurch after the first dates sold out in minutes last week. Read more »

Catholic Bishops Urge Care for Sea & People of West Papua

Press Release – Federation of Catholic Bishops

Statement from Executive Committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania

14 August 2017 – Catholic Bishops urge care for the sea and support the indigenous people of West Papua. Read more »

Local Café Owner Frank Hsu Enters 4th Barista Championship

Press Release – the New Zealand Barista Championships

Local Café Owner Frank Hsu Enters 4th Barista Championship

Wellington, New Zealand – 13 August 2017- Frank Hsu will present his signature coffee beverage to the judges at Meadow Fresh NZ Barista Championship over the weekend of August 19 to 20, 2017. Read more »

Taking the Brownzy Back to 1984!

Press Release – Pitch Perfect Promotions

Taking the Brownzy Back to 1984!

Automatic 80s are New Zealand’s Premium 80s Live Entertainment Show.

IT’S TIME TO WIND IT BACK TO THE BROWNZY OF 1984! Read more »

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