Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

HP48HOURS 2017 – Earlybird Registration Now Open

Press Release – HP48Hours

Last year, a record number of women and girls directed films in the HP48HOURS Filmmaking Competition. This year, organisers are looking to attract even more. Read more »

Constant Radical – The Life and Times of Sue Bradford

Press Release – Fraser Books

“There are two New Zealands living side by side right now – one of poverty and addictions, unemployment, guns, alcohol, abuse, sickness, despair and suicide – the other of people who have nice clothes and high-paid jobs and cars and know little and care less about the rest. Read more »

Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award

Press Release – University of Auckland

Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award
An obsession with tactile surfaces coupled with a desire to find fresh ways to meaningfully connect with place, formed part of the impetus behind a winning artwork by Elam School of Fine Arts graduate Jordan Davey-Emms. Read more »

Christchurch Band Nomad To Open for U.S. Rock Trio Hanson

Press Release – Nomad


Christchurch Band Nomad To Open for U.S. Pop Rock Trio Hanson

Tuesday 27th June – Town Hall – Auckland Read more »

KiwiHarvest delivers more than a million meals to Kiwis

Press Release – KiwiHarvest

KiwiHarvest delivers more than a million meals to Kiwis in need

Auckland food rescue group KiwiHarvest has now delivered more than one million meals to needy New Zealanders. Read more »

‘Give a Home’: global concerts show solidarity with refugees

Press Release – Amnesty International

‘Give a Home’: Massive global concert series will show solidarity with refugees

1,000 musicians to play at Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds events globally in September Read more »

Paying for The Price of Convenience

Press Release – Auckland University

Meals prepared at home are cheaper than popular takeaway meals, and most remained cheaper even when accounting for the cost of preparation time. This is the surprising finding of a University of Auckland study which compared the cost of six popular takeaway meals with similar meals prepared at home, either cooked from scratch or using pre-prepared items. Read more »

Singer and flautist win DMMF Auckland Arts Excellence Awards

Press Release – Dame Malvina Major Foundation

Singer and flautist win Dame Malvina Major Foundation Auckland Arts Excellence Awards

Two young Auckland performing artists have earned the recognition of the Dame Malvina Major Foundation in its latest round of Arts Excellence Awards for the Auckland region. Read more »

National Chamber Music Contest Wellington Results

Press Release – Chamber Music New Zealand

National Chamber Music Contest Wellington Results

The Wellington District Contest round in the annual NZCT Chamber Music Contest took place last weekend. Read more »

Going Wild with Christchurch Arts Festival 2017

Press Release – Christchurch Arts Festival

Going Wild with Christchurch Arts Festival 2017

Christchurch Arts Festival programme revealed Read more »

Final Call for Young Creative Stars

Press Release – Brother International NZ

Final Call for Young Creative Stars

Aspiring young Kiwi designers and artists have just three weeks to register for the 2017 Brother Design Stars competition to be in with the chance to see their creations at New Zealand Fashion Week. Read more »

NZRL search for new Kiwis Assistant Coach

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

NZRL search for new Kiwis Assistant Coach

New Zealand Rugby League has begun the search for a new Kiwis assistant coach to replace Steve McNamara, who has been appointed head coach of Super League club Les Catalans. Read more »

That Blind Woman to co-present at Arts Access Awards

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

That Blind Woman to co-present at Arts Access Awards
Dunedin artist and motivational speaker Julie Woods aka That Blind Woman will join Richard Benge, Executive Director, Arts Access Aotearoa in Parliament on Tuesday 4 July to present the Arts Access Awards 2017. Read more »

NZ Team Hoping For Another Title Win At World Champs

Press Release – Taekwon-Do Federation

New Zealand Team Hoping For Another Title Win At World Champs
A 59-strong New Zealand ITF Taekwon-Do team has been confirmed for the World Championships later this year in Dublin, Ireland where the Kiwi competitors will again be one of the strong favourites for the team title. Read more »

MEDIAWORKS WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS REPORT

Press Release – Mediaworks

Three won the night on both Thursday (25-54, 18-39) and Friday (25-54, 18-49) night last week with US Marshals winning its timeslot across all four demographics on Thursday evening. Read more »

Picasso, Matisse and Rodin set to leave NZ shores soon

Press Release – Auckland Art Gallery

Media Release
Monday 19 June 2017

Picasso, Matisse and Rodin set to leave New Zealand shores soon
The opportunity to see masterpieces by artists such as Picasso, Matisse and Rodin is coming to an end as the major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate closes on Sunday 16 July at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Read more »

QUEENSTOWN WINTER FESTIVAL BEGINS THURSDAY 22 JUNE

Press Release – Queenstown Winter Festival

The bright lights, fireworks and star attractions of the 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival will shine even brighter on Queenstown and its annual winter celebrations coming straight after winter solstice and the shortest day of the year. Read more »

A week-long ‘Thank You’ from St John to volunteers

Press Release – St John

Volunteers are the backbone of the St John frontline and never more so than in times of crisis, as evidenced during the aftermath of the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes. Read more »

That Blind Woman to co-present at Arts Access Awards

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

That Blind Woman to co-present at Arts Access Awards
Dunedin artist and motivational speaker Julie Woods aka That Blind Woman will join Richard Benge, Executive Director, Arts Access Aotearoa in Parliament on Tuesday 4 July to present the Arts Access Awards 2017. Read more »

NZRL reports surplus for 2016/17

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Monday, June 19, 2017

NZRL reports surplus for 2016/17

New Zealand Rugby League will report a 2016/17 surplus of $643,000 at the Annual General Meeting in Auckland later this month. Read more »

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