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Lennie James and an impressive ensemble premiere new work

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Massive Company return to the stage with an stellar ensemble of actors and creatives with Half of the Sky; a world premiere from internationally acclaimed writer & actor Lennie James, playing at Q Theatre, Loft from October 16-26. Read more »

The battle of NZ’s favourite restaurants begins now!

Press Release – TVNZ

The heat is about to be turned up in TVNZ 2’s new reality series My Restaurant Rules!

This brand-new format will see five local restaurants battling it out for $100,000 and the bragging rights to say their restaurant rules! Read more »

Smokefreerockquest – national finals results 2019

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Arlo Mac from Havelock North High School in the Hawke’s Bay are on the path for musical success after taking first place in this years Smokefreerockquest. Read more »

New Zealand Motor Cup returns to Pukekohe Park

Press Release – Toyota Racing


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Unique Perspective on Our History Launched

Press Release – KIWA Digital

Friday 13 September 2019

A new learning resource aimed at raising a wider appreciation of te reo Māori and our history was launched at the New Zealand Maritime Museum in Auckland Thursday. Read more »

Dunlop and KartSport put local Karters on Pukekohe Grid

Press Release – KartSport

Dunlop and KartSport New Zealand put local Karters on the Pukekohe Supercars Grid

Eight lucky young local karters have been selected by KartSport New Zealand to take part in the inaugural Dunlop Grid Kids program this weekend at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint round of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. Read more »

NZTrio Makes a Big Impact with Upcoming Concerts

Press Release – NZTrio

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World number 4 to make debut at ASB Classic

Press Release – ASB Classic

Friday 13 September

ASB Classic organisers have confirmed they’ve secured one of the hottest signatures on the ATP tour in the form of US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev. Read more »

New Zealand Road Race Championships

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

Aaron Pulford (Thames) will be looking to put an end to a string of second or third placings when he tackles the New Zealand road running championships this Sunday. Pulford has already tested out the five lap 2km circuit around the roads of the Bruce Pulman Park in Takanini with a convincing win in the Auckland championship three weeks ago. Read more »

Celestial navigators arrive safely in Aotearoa

Press Release – Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The double-hulled sailing canoe Fa’afaite has arrived safe and sound in Tauranga Harbour today, after leaving Tahiti on 20 August and crossing the Pacific using traditional navigation.
“The journey has been a tremendous effort by the entire crew,” says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh. Read more »

Academy award winner Geena Davis joins Inclusion summit

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

AUCKLAND, AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND, Friday 13 Sept 9am NZT – Academy Award® winner Geena Davis has joined the ground breaking The Power of Inclusion summit. Read more »

Backstreet Boys announce DNA World Tour date for NZ

Press Release – Live Nation Entertainment

AUCKLAND, NZ (September 13, 2019) Backstreet’s back, alright! Get your group together, because the biggest selling Boy Band of all time (100 million albums), the BACKSTREET BOYS are heading back to New Zealand in 2020 for a show at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Saturday, May 16. Read more »

Final Pro Tour trip for Tasman-hopping Kiwi karters

Press Release – KartSport New Zealand

It’s the final trip across the Tasman this weekend for the resident Kiwis who have been contesting Australia’s Rotax Pro Tour this year, with recent Australian Karting Championship final round class winner Jackson Rooney from Palmerston North spear-heading a seven-strong group. Read more »

Spectacular Binney Masterpiece Emerges

Press Release – International Art Centre


September 12, 2019

Spectacular Binney Masterpiece Emerges for First Time in Decades

A spectacular and highly acclaimed oil painting of the bird which Maori legend says inspired Maori to migrate to New Zealand, is expected to bring a record price at an auction in Auckland next month. Read more »

Award recognises theatre giving voice to the homeless

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

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McCahon House Artists in Residence 2020 Announced

Press Release – McCahon House Trust

9 September 2019
McCahon House Trust is delighted to announce the three outstanding New Zealand artists, Steve Carr, Ana Iti and Richard Frater, who have been selected for the 2020 artists’ residency programme. Read more »

Macbeth chosen for twentieth year of Shakespeare in the Park

Press Release – Great South

Celebrating twenty years of park performances, Shakespeare’s popular tragedy, Macbeth, has been selected for the 2020 production of Shakespeare in the Park. Read more »

New Zealand commuters given front row seats to the game

Press Release – oOh Media


oOh!media Limited

ABN 69 602 195 380

12 September 2019

New Zealand commuters given front row seats to the game in new oOh! Campaign Read more »

Whip Out Your Diary! Laneway 2020 Dates And Venues Announced

Press Release – Laneway Festival

Thursday 12th September

The 2020 Laneway Festival is bringing you summer’s best line-up of local and international acts to a city near you this January/February. In 2020, Laneway returns to Auckland’s beloved urban greenfield space, the ever elegant Albert Park, on Monday 27th January. Read more »

Mentorship programme unlocks rap, dance and street art

Press Release – Puma

MELODOWNZ, Bianca Ikinofo, and Charles and Janine Williams set to mentor in PUMA x Red Rat Mentorship Programme

PUMA has teamed up with streetwear retailer Red Rat to offer Kiwis looking to break into the worlds of music, dance or street art an enviable opportunity to learn from leading talent within each field. Read more »

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