Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Will Martin announces new Album and Les Miserables role

Press Release – Will Martin

Acclaimed recording artist and entertainer Will Martin today announces the release of a brand-new album, ‘BY REQUEST’ — spectacularly featuring the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Read more »

Domino’s backs young kiwis for once in a lifetime chance

Press Release – Domino’s Pizza

Media Release
15 April 2019

Auckland Domino’s Stores are getting behind four young kiwis for a once in a lifetime opportunity to represent New Zealand on the world stage. Read more »

Aon celebrates its 15th year partnering with Rowing NZ

Press Release – Boyd PR

Aon celebrates its 15th year partnering with Rowing New Zealand – both on and off the water

Auckland (4 April 2019) – Aon, a leading professional services firm, celebrated its 15th year of partnership with Rowing NZ at the 2019 Maadi Cup last week. Read more »

Thomson satisfied with new car debut

Press Release – Dylan Thomson Rallysport

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson has come away from the opening round of the 2019 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the Otago Rally, satisfied with his debut performance in a four-wheel drive car. Read more »

Top acts to bring Good Vibes across NZ this winter

Press Release – Good Vibes

After debuting to great success this year as the warm-up party to the famed reggae festival One Love in Tauranga, GOOD VIBES is hitting the road this winter. Read more »

The 10th annual Taite Music Prize announced

Press Release – Taite Music Prize

The 10th annual
TAITE MUSIC PRIZE WINNER

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Auckland Live Best Independent Debut winner
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Independent Spirit Award presented
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Independent Music NZ Classic Record award presented

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Anzac Day: Thursday 25 April

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

THU 25 APR, 6AM – 5PM, FREE

Join us this Anzac Day for a day of commemorative services, tours, music and poetry. After the Anzac Day services, visit our commemorative galleries for your own personal reflections and to discover more about New Zealand’s history and involvement in WWI and WWII. Read more »

Keep safe outdoors this Easter and Anzac Day

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Media release

16 April 2019

Keep safe outdoors this Easter and Anzac Day Read more »

Supercars star joins karters heading to Hamilton

Press Release – KartSport

Karters from all over New Zealand – plus special guest driver Scott McLaughlin who is flying in from Australia – are making their way to Hamilton this week for KartSport New Zealand’s Porter Group-backed 2019 National Sprint Championship titles meeting over the Easter weekend. Read more »

Two Kiwi Legends Bring Epic Tale to the Auckland Stage!

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Auckland Live and Artsense Productions present
AN ILIAD
Written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare
Directed by Jonathon Hendry
Following an award-winning 2018 Dunedin season, New Zealand’s own master storyteller Michael Hurst and rock maestro Shayne P. Read more »

Three talented writers shortlisted for Michael Gifkins Prize

Press Release – New Zealand Society of Authors

Three talented writers shortlisted for Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel. Three outstanding manuscripts have been chosen for this year’s shortlist: Read more »

2019 NZ Composer Sessions

Press Release – SOUNZ

Media Release
for immediate release
2019 NZ Composer Sessions
in association with NZSO, RNZ Concert and SOUNZ Read more »

All-star cast assemble for Pasifika Action Film

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

An all-star Pasifika and Māori cast whose international credits stretch across Alien: Covenant, Marco Polo, Star Wars, The Matrix Reloaded, Mortal Engines and Battleship have assembled in Tāmaki Makaurau for a brand-new action film, the directorial debut of director Kiel McNaughton – The Legend of Baron To’a. Read more »

Northern Stars v Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel in Auckland

Press Release – ANZ Premiership

Following 60 minutes of absorbing netball, it was the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel who firmed their grip on second place after posting a heart-stopping 60-58 win over the Northern Stars in Auckland today. Read more »

American R&B Star SZA Announces Headline Show

Press Release – Live Nation Entertainment

>– SZA has confirmed one massive headline show in New Zealand after she headlines Splendour In The Grass in Australia. SZA will perform one show only at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Friday July 26. Read more »

Contact Epic 2019 post-race

Press Release – Contact Epic

Brilliant weather, brilliant volunteers and brilliant riders. The 2019 Contact Epic had every element of a brilliant event. Six hundred riders set off early in the morning on an adventure that tested many but enthralled all. Read more »

Russ announces NZ Splendour Sideshow

Press Release – Live Nation Entertainment

American rapper RUSS returns to New Zealand this July for the first time since 2017 for his only New Zealand Splendour In The Grass sideshow. RUSS will perform at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Saturday July 13. Read more »

Pacific Dance Evokes with Virtuosity and Elegance

Press Release – Pacific Dance Festival


The 2019 Pacific Dance Festival Programme is Out! Read more »

Aroha Quartet to cover ten centres in twelve concerts

Press Release – Aroha Quartet

Aroha Quartet 2019 season to cover ten centres in twelve concerts

The Aroha String Quartet has announced its 2019 season. Read more »

Russian-Kiwi Songwriter’s New Song

Press Release – Marina Bloom

Marina Bloom press release – April 12.

Single release date: April 12
Auckland gig @ Anthology Lounge: May 26 Read more »

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