Auckland Scoop

Archive for February, 2011

Festival Ihimaera Concert To Be Fundraiser For Christchurch

Press Release – Auckland Festival

Proceeds from the Friday 4 March Ihimaera concert, featuring King Kapisi, Warren Maxwell, SJD, Lupin (Victoria Girling-Butcher), LA Mitchell, Unitone Hi Fi, Ruia Aperahama, Horomona Horo, Ariana Tikao, The Twinks (Milan Borich and Tim Arnold ex-PLUTO), … Read more »

Lopdell House Art Gallery Events

Press Release – Lopdell House Art Gallery

These Four Walls (Auckland Fringe Festival event) 7.30pm, Thursday-Saturday 3, 4, 5 March An experimental and avant-garde work with a particular modern style that utilises a theatrical soundscape including aspects of improvisation. Suitable for … Read more »

Operatunity presents the return of Three Tenors & a Soprano

Press Release – Operatunity

The cast that received standing ovations from sold-out shows in 2010 are back by popular demand, returning to the stage to celebrate a decade of Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series. Read more »

Charges Result In Conviction Of Former Lion Foundation CEO

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

David John Conroy, former Chief Executive Officer of the Lion Foundation was today found guilty of one count of false accounting and two counts of false accounting by an employee. Read more »

BikeNZ Sprinters share their skills for Christchurch

Press Release – Bike NZ

BikeNZ’s world class sprinters utilised their cycling skills to raise money for quake stricken Christchurch. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; NZX leads gainers, CEN falls

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand stocks rose, with NZX ltd. leading gainers after its diversification into new markets saw full-year pretax earnings jump by almost 20%. Contact Energy Ltd. fell ahead of its yet-to-announced rights issue. Read more »

MUSTO Wellington Match Race Cup

Press Release – Port Nicholson Yacht Club

Eastbourne junior sailor Tim Coltman made a surprise comeback to finish second in the MUSTO Wellington Match Race Cup at Oriental Bay on Sunday 27 February. The Wellington under-21 crew finished preliminary “round-robin” racing in fourth place. Revelling … Read more »

Auckland Welsh Choir To Introduce Young Welsh Singer

Press Release – Auckland Welsh Choir

The Auckland Welsh Choir will perform Celtic songs with connections from as far afield as Nova Scotia and Germany, in a 6 March concert presenting Elin, a young singer newly arrived from her native Wales. The concert, a St David’s Day tribute … Read more »

Pacific People’s Advisory Panel members announced

Press Release – Auckland Council

The Mayor is pleased to announce the members of the new Pacific People’s Advisory Panel. Read more »

Cathedrals Observe National Silence

Press Release – Holy Trinity Cathedral

A Service to express support for the people of Christchurch and Canterbury will be held tomorrow at 12:30pm in Auckland’s Anglican Cathedral. Read more »

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