Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

The Kid Laroi Announces His First Ever Australia & New Zealand Headline Shows As Part Of His End Of The World Tour

Press Release – Sony Music

Handsome Tours, TEG Live and Sony Music Australia are excited to announce that The Kid LAROI will return to Australia and New Zealand in May/June 2022 for his first ever headlining tour. Read more »

Summer Student Opportunities At Auckland Museum

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum has launched the second year of the Auckland Museum Sheldon Werner Summer Studentship programme. A range of research projects has been developed to support the Museum’s work, spanning the humanities, sciences, and business areas. The Summer Student programme builds on the Museum’s contribution to the tertiary research, teaching and training. Read more »

Eight’s Feature Length Film About Dame Valerie Adams Is In Production

Press Release – Trigger Marketing

Hot off the heels of her fifth Olympic games and bronze medal win, Dame Valerie Adams is to feature in an honest and revealing film. Eight has announced the movie is in production via their long-form platform, The Story Department and is due for release in 2022. Read more »

Māori Language Moment Dedicated To The People Of Auckland: 1.07 Million+ Signed Up

Press Release – Maori Language Commission

With hours to go until the Māori Language Moment 2021, more than 1 million New Zealanders have already joined the commission’s online Māori language movement. Organisers have dedicated this year’s Māori Language Moment to the people of Auckland who are continuing to battle the COVID Delta outbreak and will remain in level 4 lockdown for another week. Read more »

Last Team Standing Wins ‘Ariki’ – On Māori Television

Press Release – Maori Television Service

Young Māori men and women battle it out in a revolutionary Māori martial arts competition, ARIKI, returning for a second season on Māori Television this Māori Language Day, Tuesday 14 September 2021, at 4.00 PM. Read more »

OOHMAA Releases Traffic Report For August/September 2021

Press Release – OOHMAA

The Out of Home Media Association Aotearoa (OOHMAA) has today released its latest traffic report reflecting changes in traffic during the August/September Covid-19 national alert level changes. Read more »

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA – Jet Racing confirmed for 2022

Press Release – Warbirds Over Wanaka

The world’s fastest motor sport has been confirmed to take centre stage at next Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. Jet Racing, featured for the first time in 2014, with high-performance jet aircraft racing around a tight aerial race-course marked by large inflatable pylons on the ground. Read more »

New Dates Confirmed NaZCAR Pro Series Rnd 3 & 24 Hours Of NaZCAR

Press Release – NaZCAR Pro Series

The organiser of the new NaZCAR 3 and 6-Hour Pro Series and the annual 24 Hours of NaZCAR events, Dr Jacob Simonsen, has announced new dates for the remaining two events on his COVID 19-impacted 2021 schedule Read more »

Ariki And Te Puna – All Day And All Weekend – On Māori Television!

Press Release – Maori Television

With storm and high wind warnings in place for much of the country this weekend, it’s probably safer to keep the action to the screen with an Omnibus binge fest of ARIKI and THE PUNA from 10.00 AM to 1.30 PM this Saturday and Sunday, 11 and 12 September 2021, on MĀORI TELEVISION. Read more »

Constellation Cup To Be Rescheduled Due To Covid-19 Outbreak

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Next month’s Cadbury Netball Series between the Silver Ferns and Australian Diamonds, playing for the Constellation Cup, will be rescheduled due to the impact of COVID-19 on both sides of the Tasman. Read more »

Fur Patrol’s PET tour postponed until February 2022

Press Release – NicNak Media

Due to COVID and suspended travel between New Zealand and Australia, Fur Patrol have postponed the PET 21st Anniversary tour until 2022. Read more »

Circability goes online to spread the joy

Press Release – Circability Trust

Auckland’s Circability has moved its social circus classes online by creating the Joy Market and spreading joy to families during this lockdown. Read more »

Moana Arts Residencies During Launched During Lockdown

Press Release – Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust

Tautai’s Fale-ship Residency Programme returns in 2021 to support 10 creatives to make and develop new work from home. Read more »

Nonprofits struggle while Kiwis commit to giving more

Press Release – Joint Press Release

New research finds nonprofits must invest in digital as new Zealanders expect a more connected experience

07 September 2021 – Auckland, Read more »

Indoor limits may be the final straw for many clubs

Press Release – Clubs New Zealand

The latest Alert Level 2 restrictions which cut indoor limits for hospitality venues to 50, may be the final straw for many clubs, says Clubs New Zealand. Read more »

Kōanga Festival 2021 Adopts Hybrid Model

Press Release – Te Pou Theatre

Te Pou Theatre presents
September 23 – October 9, 2021

Te Pou Theatre are delighted to confirm that their annual Kōanga Festival will go ahead in 2021, adopting a hybrid model to encompass both digital offerings and in-person events in response to Tāmaki Makaurau’s changing alert level status. Read more »

We throw away less food during lockdown

Press Release – University of Auckland

A study led by researchers from the University of Auckland sought to better understand the impact of last year’s lockdown on household food waste as part of the Covid Kai Survey, an online questionnaire assessing Kiwis’ cooking and food planning behaviours both before and during lockdown. Read more »

Justin Bieber: Our World to Premiere Worldwide on Amazon Prime Video October 8


The film follows Grammy Award-winning artist Justin Bieber and is directed by Michael D. Ratner

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Announcing the Waiata Māori Iconic Award recipients for 2021

Press Release – National Waiata Maori Music Awards

Announcing the Waiata Māori Iconic Award recipients 2021 and that WMMA will be going online!

Organisers of the National Waiata Māori Music Awards have had to make the tough decision yet again to move the 2021 event online, with safety of the people being a the priority. Read more »

Auckland Pride Calls On Government To Increase Support For The Arts In Response To New Alert Level Two Guidelines

Press Release – Auckland Pride

While Auckland Pride is encouraged by the Government continuing to follow health advice to keep our communities safe, today’s announcement of updated guidelines for Alert Level Two has substantial implications for the live events sector. Read more »

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