Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Celebrating innovation and diversity

Press Release – Arts Pasifika Awards

Celebrating innovation and diversity with Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards
From Sonny Bill’s tattoo artist, to an ‘Afakasi’ storyteller, to the first Tongan woman to graduate from the Elam School of Fine Arts, the line up for this year’s Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards celebrates excellence and innovation in Pacific arts. Read more »

Touring Tales 2014

Press Release – Touring Tales

Cape Road Touring & Not Even Productions present: Touring Tales 2014 – Mel Parsons & James Nokise

An evening of Music & Comedy Read more »

Pascal Aussignac, Darren Robertson work on Taste of Auckland

Press Release – Taste of Auckland

29 October 2014

Taste of Auckland adds French Michelin-starred chef, Pascal Aussignac, and Three Blue Ducks chef, Darren Robertson, to the international menu Read more »

Spark presents…The Boroughs

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark presents…The Boroughs

Feat. Spark, Steven Adams, Kenny McFadden, Reggie Jackson, the Godfather of Streetball, NBA legend, Dr. J. & the music of David Dallas.
The Boroughs Read more »

Ocean rower to share epic tale of 60 days at sea

Press Release – University of Auckland

Ocean rower to share epic tale of 60 days at sea

Ocean rower Tara Remington will share pictures and videos of her record-breaking row across the Pacific Ocean in a public talk at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Kiwi Riders Fifth And Sixth in the USA

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Kiwi Riders Fifth And Sixth in the USA
OCTOBER 28, 2014: Two New Zealand riders finished inside the top 10 when the Grand National Cross-country Championships wrapped up in the United States at the weekend. Read more »

Cancer Society named official charity for Cricket World Cup

Press Release – ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Cancer Society named official charity in New Zealand for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

The Cancer Society has been appointed an official charity partner in New Zealand for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Read more »

NZSO Music Director adds another string to his bow

Press Release – NZSO

NZSO Music Director adds another string to his bow
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Music Director Pietari Inkinen will assume the role of Chief Conductor of the Prague Symphony Orchestra in September 2015. Read more »

CityUps brings life to Christchurch’s centre

Press Release – FESTA

CityUps brings life to Christchurch’s centre

The corner of Lichfield, Manchester and High streets came to life Saturday night with a panorama of fresh architecture, lights, forms and animation. Read more »

Honorary degrees for prominent New Zealanders

Press Release – University of Auckland

Honorary degrees for prominent New Zealanders

The University of Auckland is bestowing honorary doctorates on three prominent New Zealanders: Rt Hon. Sir Peter Blanchard, Sir Graeme Douglas and Sir David Levene, in recognition of their major contributions both to the University, and to the wider community. Read more »

Lesley Garrett — One Last Chance to See Sound of Music Star

Press Release – Skip Ink

Lesley Garrett — One Last Chance to See Sound of Music Star

She’s Britain’s most popular soprano and has been wowing audiences in The Sound of Music as Mother Abbess. Read more »

Van Gisbergen in Hot Form for Hampton Downs

Press Release – BNT NZ SuperTourers

Van Gisbergen in Hot Form for Hampton Downs
Shane Van Gisbergen is in red-hot form as he heads to this weekend’s TR Group Waikato 400 at Hampton Downs, round two of the 2014-15 BNT NZ SuperTourers championship, Nov 1-2. Read more »

More than 6,000 Expected for NZ’s Largest Halloween Event

Press Release – MOTAT

28 October 2014

More than 6,000 Expected to Dress up for New Zealand’s Largest Halloween Event

Organisers of MOTAT’s ‘Twisted Victorian Tale’ event are expecting a ‘visual feast’ of costumes to be on display for what is expected to be the Museum’s biggest Halloween event to date. Read more »

Lonely Miaow Book Fair 2014

Press Release – Lonely Miaow

Lonely Miaow Book Fair 2014

Mark your calendars! The annual Lonely Miaow Book Fair is on again November 9th, Sunday at Barkley Manor in Grey Lynn. 10am to 3pm. Read more »

Thunder in the Park anniversary brings greatest ever line-up

Press Release – GT Radial Thunder in the Park

GT Radial Thunder in the Park

Media Statement

28 October 2014

Thunder in the Park anniversary brings greatest ever line-up Read more »

Kiwi documentary wins Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Award

Press Release – The Attitude Group

Kiwi documentary wins Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Award

A New Zealand documentary celebrating disability has won the TV Perspective Award at the annual Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) 2014 Awards in Macau overnight. Read more »

Michael Krammer: dancer of many talents

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Michael Krammer: dancer of many talents

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Mark Hunt secures UFC World Title fight in Mexico City

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Mark Hunt secures UFC World Title fight in Mexico City

Kiwi UFC Heavyweight Fighter Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt to fight for World Interim Title Read more »

Kiwis Back Kiwis for Kiwi

Press Release – NZRL

Kiwis Back Kiwis for Kiwi

With 27 kiwis dying every week, some of New Zealand’s rugby league stars are finding time in their busy Four Nations schedule to rally behind our national icon. Read more »

Red Ribbon for Blue in World Cup Opener

Press Release – The Black Balloon

Red Ribbon for Blue in World Cup Opener

Bridget Hansen and her lovely home-bred grey showjumper Turn it Blue NZPH cruised to a stunning victory in the opening round of New Zealand’s Ultramox FEI World Cup Series at Hawke’s Bay on Show today. Read more »

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