Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Toulon Too Good in Gisborne

Press Release – The Black Balloon

Toulon Too Good in Gisborne

It may have been Toulon NZPH’s first grand prix, but the big Hawke’s Bay bred chestnut didn’t let that hold him back. Read more »

Variety Mini Bash – Kiwi Kids Donate to Kiwi Kids

Press Release – Variety Bash

Variety Mini Bash – Kiwi Kids Donate to Kiwi Kids
as Bash Heads for Whangarei

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Canterbury Bulls v Wai-Coa-Bay in national final

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

MEDIA RELEASE

October 17, 2014

NZRL Media Release – Canterbury Bulls v Wai-Coa-Bay in national final Read more »

Uh-oh: The Alternative Commentary Collective returns

Press Release – Schuck PR

Uh-oh: The Alternative Commentary Collective returns
17 October 2014 - Cricket fans with a penchant for caravans and quirky observation rejoice – The Alternative Commentary Collective’s cricket commentary returns to iHeartRadio NZ when New Zealand take on South Africa at Mt Maunganui on Tuesday. Read more »

Caroline Wozniacki, confirmed for 2015 ASB Classic

Press Release – NZ Festival of Tennis

Former world number one and US Open runner-up, Caroline Wozniacki, confirmed for 2015 ASB Classic

In one of the biggest coups for the tournament to date, ASB Classic organisers are thrilled to announce that world number nine, Caroline Wozniacki will be joining the 2015 field. Read more »

Improv Festival makes up new show

Press Release – NZ Improv Festival

NZIF 2014: Plus One adds up to even more
Happy accidents lead to NZIF first!

For any other festival, finding out less than two weeks from showtime that half the cast of a programmed show can’t make it to New Zealand would be a nightmare. Read more »

New JAKOB album Sines released to international anticipation

Press Release – Olivia Young


New JAKOB album Sines is released to international anticipation

One might expect a band’s return to the spotlight following an eight year hiatus to be a little quiet. Read more »

Global Game Jam 2015 Auckland Venue Announced

Press Release – Media Design School

Global Game Jam 2015 Auckland Venue Announced

17 October 2014

The world’s largest game jam is coming back to New Zealand in 2015 and Media Design School are thrilled to announce that they will be hosting New Zealand’s Auckland meet up. Read more »

Heavyweight support for Safer Boating Week

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Carved in stone, cast in bronze … heavyweight support for Safer Boating Week

Pania of the Reef’s doing it… Peter Snell’s doing it … even John Plimmer and Sir Dove-Meyer Robinson are getting in on the act as lifejackets become the height of fashion for statues around the country during Safer Boating Week. Read more »

FAST5 Ferns Announce New Player

Press Release – netball new zealand

FAST5 Ferns Announce New Player

17 October 2014

Silver Ferns triallist Jamie-Lee Price has been named in the FAST5 Ferns team to defend their title at next month’s FAST5 Netball World Series in Auckland. Read more »

Music Awards Finalists: Lorde, Sol3 Mio Top 2014 Tuis Charge

Press Release – Vodafone NZ Music Awards

Media release – for publication after 7pm today Finalists 1
October 16, 2014

VODAFONE NZ MUSIC AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
Lorde and Sol3 Mio Top 2014 Tuis Charge
Tui stalwarts take out Legacy Award Read more »

The Buddy Holly Story. Touring NZ in March & April 2015

Press Release – Sandra Roberts

BUDDY
– THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY

TOURING NZ MARCH & APRIL 2015
Seen by over 22 million people worldwide Read more »

NZ YouTube star explores reality through contemporary dance

Press Release – Footnote Dance Company

NZ YouTube star explores status, choice and reality through contemporary dance

Footnote New Zealand Dance proudly presents the world premiere of The Status of Being, an exciting new work by award-winning multi-disciplinary choreographer, Alexa Wilson, tonight, Thursday 16 October. Read more »

In Conversation with Tony Ayres

Press Release – Script to Screen

In Conversation with Tony Ayres
EVENT: Thurs 30 October, 7:30-8:30pm
*NEW VENUE* The Loft, Q Theatre

For our last Writers’ Room of the year we are thrilled to welcome award-winning Australian showrunnner, writer and director, Tony Ayres. Read more »

Benny Tipene Album Release Show

Press Release – Benny Tipene

BENNY TIPENE BUILDING SUCCESS WITH ‘BRICKS’

With four hit singles, an EP and now a new album Benny Tipene has had a busy year.
On Thursday October 23rd he returns to Cassette #9, Auckland, with his band, to celebrate the release of ‘Bricks’ Read more »

Pacific Islanders bold steps with No Limits

Press Release – CPIT

Pacific Islanders bold steps with No Limits

Asolvale Luma says Pacific Islanders should extend their skills beyond the stereotype to explore their potential and “take bolder steps”. Read more »

Maori Contingent at Avondale 100 Years Ago

Press Release – Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Maori Contingent at Avondale 100 Years Ago
17 October 1914 is a significant date on the Maori calendar. Read more »

Punk Rock and Hardcore festival announced for November

Press Release – Andrew Treeby

Punk Rock and Hardcore festival ‘Up Your Alley’ announced for November


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Chamber Music New Zealand’s 2015 Season Has Jubilee Fever

Press Release – Chamber Music New Zealand

Chamber Music New Zealand’s 2015 Season Has Jubilee Fever
* Six concerts in Wellington
* Season opens with UK’s Brodsky Quartet in March
* Special event in Wellington Our Music: A Residency gives insight into the composer’s world Read more »

The First Announcement of NZ Bluesfest Sideshows Has Arrived

Press Release – Bluesfest

16th October 2014

The First Announcement of NZ Bluesfest Sideshows Has Arrived!

If you can’t make it to the 26th Annual Bluesfest Extravaganza, we have your entertainment over Easter 2015 covered. The first delivery of sideshows has arrived and has set the pace for an impressive 2015 Bluesfest Touring Season. Read more »

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