Auckland Scoop

Archive for April, 2011

Royal wedding dress created in New Zealand overnight

Press Release – Farmers Trading Company

While an estimated two billion people around the world relaxed in front of the telly and tuned in to the Royal Wedding, a bevy of New Zealand seamstresses was having a less regal night. Read more »

Soweto Gospel Choir Returns To New Zealand

Press Release – Soweto Gospel Choir

Heralded as the most exciting group to emerge in World Music in recent years, two-time Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir returns to New Zealand in June with a brand new concert “African Grace”. Read more »

British Violinist Brings Ambitious Classical Music Project

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia

MEDIA RELEASE British Violinist Brings Ambitious Classical Music Project to NZ Superstar British violinist Tasmin Little heads to New Zealand in May for a series of concerts and as one of the international judges for the prestigious Michael Hill International … Read more »

Best New Wellington Comedians Performing in Comedy Festival

Press Release – Comedy Festival

Media release – Best New Wellington Comedians Performing in Comedy Festival MEDIA RELEASE: For Immediate Release 30 April 2011 Read more »

Cold Feet: Liam Finn

Press Release – Mushroom Group

Winding down after a beautiful summer at Piha beach in west Auckland, New Zealand, Liam Finn had accomplished writing 10 songs for his long-awaited second album. In such artistic and hypnotic surroundings, the completed album will undoubtedly introduce … Read more »

Meet the Super XV Blues at Skycity Player of the Day

Press Release – Sky City

SKYCITY Auckland will be presenting the newest recipients of the SKYCITY Player of the Day from the Super XV Blues side with their awards on Tuesday 3 May from 7.00pm-7.20pm in the main Atrium of SKYCITY Auckland and 7.30pm-8.00pm in Sammy’s Place located … Read more »

He Aitua: Jim Perry

Press Release – The Maori Party

Kua ru a maunga Hikurangi, kua waiehu te Waiapu! Kua hinga atu te totara haemata o te wao nui a Tane! Kua wahangu te kakakura o te reo irirangi! E te tama toa a Tumatauenga; e te kairingi i nga kete o te wananga; e te reo papaho whakaoho i te hinengaro o … Read more »

It’s an East-side Launch for Christchurch’s NZ Music Month

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch’s official NZ Music Month 2011 launch event will take place this Sunday 1 May at New Brighton Library. Firmly entrenched as part of our cultural landscape, NZ Music Month is a celebration of home-grown talent across the length and breadth … Read more »

Record number of Annual Plan submissions received

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

More than 1600 submissions have been received for Hamilton City Council’s Proposed 2011/12 Annual Plan. In total 1605 submissions were received during the period from 21 March to 21 April 2011 – making it Council’s biggest Proposed Annual Plan/LTCCP … Read more »

Distracted Media Take “the Tunnel” to New Zealand

Press Release – Adele Feletto Publicity

Distracted Media’s Australian producers Enzo Tedeschi and Julian Harvey have been invited by the New Zealand Film Commission to be special guests at a film-maker forum as part of the ‘2011 Escalator Low Budget Feature Film Boot Camp’ in Wellington … Read more »

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