The LIANZA Children’s Book Awards, presented in Wellington on Monday evening, have sparked a new level of interest this year with the support and partnership of Hell Pizza.
Cirque du Soleil’s trademark blue-and-yellow big top has now arrived in Auckland in preparation for the August 22 opening night of TOTEM, an all-new fascinating acrobatic and theatrical experience.
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Warehouse Stationery celebrates the opening of its 64th store on the vibrant and bustling Victoria Street West in Auckland’s CBD, which is the first in its nationwide network with a dedicated fashionery (that’s fashion stationery) area.
The trial of a ‘world first’ crossing system for Invercargill that promises to help slower pedestrians while increasing safety and improving traffic flow begins at 1pm today.
The Lawson Field Theatre in Gisborne will be pumping next Tuesday (5 August) as the East Coast entrants play off in the regional final of Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014.
Producer Elena Lome says the regional finals provide a really professional environment for young musicians.
The first helicopter-assisted residential demolition will get underway this week after months of planning and evaluation of potential options.
The SST has today reconfirmed its disappointment in the proposed Child Sex Offender register announced by Minister Tolley this morning.
Peter Dunne's attitude towards cannabis is the "real nuisance" to New Zealanders seeking legitimate medicine, says the leader of the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party, Julian Crawford.
"War has broken out with Germany." This 1914 telegram message from George V King of England was read out today on Parliament Grounds by actor Hewett Humphrey. He repeated the 5 August 1914 speech by Lord Liverpool, Governor of New Zealand.
Australasian superstar Stan Walker was today announced as the first lead casting of the multi-million dollar international hip-hop film ‘Born To Dance’ set to shoot in New Zealand in October 2014.
The Labrador retriever was once again the most popular dog breed in the country with over 41 thousand registered in the 2013/14 registration year. On the top five list are the Huntaway (31,385); Border collie (23,190); and Jack Russell Terrier (18,658).
"There’s nothing to stop us - festivals, events, big organisations - seamlessly integrating people perceived to be living with a disability," says Adam Hayward, Artistic Director of the Body Festival, Christchurch’s annual festival of dance and physical theatre.
At 1pm Friday Lalia Harre, Internet Party Leader, joined the University of Otago pre-election show - Vote Chat.
Among the highlights:
The biggest night of the year for the New Zealand music industry will be broadcast live later this year, with the funding support of NZ On Air.
The Vodafone NZ Music Awards will this year screen live-to-air for two hours on FOUR.
The Green Party is calling for new measures in response to the latest round of violence inflicted on Palestine by Israel, including divestment by the New Zealand Government and the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador.
New Zealand consumers of electricity are being price gouged to the tune of about $1.388 million while the companies pocket the profits, a new economic analysis released today by the Iwi Leaders Forum reveals.
The New Zealand White Sox softball team leave for the world championships in Haarlem, The Netherlands tomorrow (Monday) with a team which has players based in three different nations and realistic goals.
A front over the central North Island is expected to move slowly east today and away from the country late this evening. A strong moist northwest flow with and ahead of the front is likely to bring a burst of heavy rain to parts of the central and upper North Island.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that the Malaysian diplomat accused of sexually assaulting a Wellington woman will be back in New Zealand ‘sometime soon’.
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