Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Rangi Ruru Excited to Be Amongst The Piano’s First Peformers

Press Release – Rangi Ruru Girls’ School

17 August 2016

Rangi Ruru Excited to Be Amongst The Piano’s First Performers

A varied line-up of talented performers from Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, will take to the main auditorium stage at the newest venue in Christchurch’s performing arts precinct this week. Read more »

Auckland Underground Film Festival

Press Release – Auckland Underground Film Festival

Auckland Underground Film Festival
The Auckland Underground Film Festival is fast approaching and it’s packed with challenging and entertaining video works from New Zealand and around the world. Read more »

Nelson Rockshop Bandquest 2016

Press Release – Rockshop Bandquest

Nelson Rockshop Bandquest 2016
They’re talented, tuned up and ready to perform in towns from Auckland to Dunedin – just over 160 young school bands are lined up for this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. Read more »

Greg Johnson – Here Comes The Caviar classic album tour

Press Release – Plus1

Greg Johnson – Here Comes The Caviar classic album tour

Plus1 proudly presents Greg Johnson and band performing his career-defining album Here Comes The Caviar in its entirety, plus selected favourites. Read more »

Grant and Langman to lead Silver Ferns

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Grant and Langman to lead Silver Ferns

Wednesday 17 August, 2016
Katrina Grant will become the 26th player to captain the Silver Ferns, with Laura Langman named vice-captain. Read more »

General Manager of new Auckland-based team announced

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Inaugural General Manager of new Auckland-based team announced

Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Experienced CEO Tim Hamilton has today been announced the General Manager of the new Auckland-based team in the ANZ Netball Elite League. Read more »

Avondale Teen Wins Silver at Microsoft World Champs

Press Release – Avondale College

Avondale Teen Wins Silver at Microsoft World Champs

At Microsoft’s version of the Olympics, New Zealand just won a silver medal. Read more »

Tim Hamilton to depart Netball WBOP

Press Release – Netball Waikato

Tim Hamilton to depart Netball WBOP
Media Release
Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Inaugural CEO of Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty Zone (Netball WBOP) and Cold Power Magic, Tim Hamilton has announced he will step down from his role. Read more »

Te Pou’s Kōanga Festival set to end with a bang

Press Release – Te Pou

Te Pou’s Kōanga Festival set to end with a bang
Te Pou, in association with Going West Festival, celebrates theatre by showcasing new stories and emerging talent at the Kōanga Festival.
Following a sold out season in Wellington, Rob Mokaraka’s first solo piece Shot Bro: Confessions of a Depressed Bullet is poised to make its Auckland debut this September at Te Pou Theatre, as the finale for the Kōanga Festival. Read more »

Fundraising Success to Send Writer to France

Press Release – Arts Foundation of New Zealand

Fundraising Success to Send Writer to France
The Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship has been secured in perpetuity following a campaign that raised just over $800,000. Read more »

Be a STAR and walk for Breast Cancer

Press Release – NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

15 August 2016

Be a STAR and walk for Breast Cancer
Pink Star Walkers are getting ready to line the streets pink for breast cancer at the 2016 NZ Breast Cancer Foundation Pink Star Walks in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Read more »

Auckland Armageddon Expo Returns with Awesomenessness

Press Release – Armageddon Expo

Auckland Armageddon Expo Returns with Awesomenessness

New Zealand’s biggest pulp culture event, Armageddon Expo returns to Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds in October over Labour Weekend for it’s massive annual 4 day event. Read more »

Serena Hendry honours her Irish heritage through dance

Press Release – Operatunity

Serena Hendry honours her Irish heritage through dance in Operatunity’s latest show


Operatunity newcomer Serena Hendry is bringing her dancing shoes to the stage in their latest show, When Irish eyes are smiling. Read more »

Eden Arts Chamber Music Festival

Press Release – Eden Arts Trust

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PRESS RELEASE
EDEN ARTS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
26 – 28 AUGUST 2016

The Eden Arts Trust is proud to announce the launch of a new musical venture – a Festival of Chamber Music – to take place in Mt Eden Village at the end of August. Read more »

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa in recital with Terence Dennis

Press Release – Auckland Live

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa in recital with Terence Dennis

Thursday, 13 October

ASB Aotea Centre Read more »

World Masters Games 2017 – some sports sell out

Press Release – World Masters Games

MEDIA RELEASE

(Embargoed until 6.00am, 14 August 2016)

World Masters Games 2017 places in demand as some sports sell out Read more »

APO announces second Final Symphony concert

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia

APO announces second Final Symphony concert

Due to unprecedented demand, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) and Auckland Live have announced a second Final Symphony concert on Saturday 22 October 2016. Read more »

Auckland Museum Research Grants Now Open for Applications

Press Release – NS Society Of Authors

12 August 2016
NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants 2016
NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants Now Open for Applications
Two WRITERS RESEARCH grants are now open for applications for writers working on a project that can utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library as part of the manuscript’s development. Read more »

Dodds Ready to Fulfil a Lifelong Dream in Rio

Press Release – Triathlon New Zealand

12 August 2016

For immediate release from Triathlon New Zealand, for further information visit www.triathlon.kiwi Read more »

‘Wildersound’ goes live

Press Release – Wildersound

12 August 2016: 4PM NZDT

‘Wildersound’ goes live

AUCKLAND: New music project ‘Wildersound’ goes live today with 14 fresh videos of NZ musicians performing intimate songs in beautiful natural places. New videos will release every week this season. Read more »

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