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Australian Residency Exchange Recipients Announced

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 05:38 PM
New Zealand writer Dominic Hoey and Australian writer Kathryn Heyman have been announced as the recipients of 2024 New Zealand-Australia residency exchange, an international residency programme held by Varuna, the Australian National Writers House in collaboration ... Read more...

Eden Park Sells Out For Blues V Chiefs Super Rugby Pacific Final

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 05:36 PM
Almost 50,000 people are expected for the showdown between the Blues and Chiefs on Saturday night. Read more...

'I'm Sick Of It' - Rising Sports Star Mea Motu Calls Time On Domestic Violence

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 05:29 PM
In the latest episode of 30 With Guyon Espiner, boxer Mea Motu opens up about her abusive relationship and how her kids saved her life - more than once. Read more...

Muslim New Zealanders Reflect On Hajj Pilgrimage Experience During Eid al-adha

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 05:20 PM
Hajj, the obligatory pilgrimage to Mecca that Muslims are required to undertake at least once in their lifetime if they are able, concludes with the celebration of Eid al-Adha. Read more...

Kiwi Leads NZSO National Youth Orchestra For Anniversary Concerts

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 05:08 PM
Along with celebrating the 65th anniversary of the National Youth Orchestra, NYO Victory marks the 25th year of the visionary support of Verna and the late Denis Adam through the Adam Foundation. Read more...

Celebrate YOGA DAY AUCKLAND 2024 - Relax And Rejuvenate

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 04:30 PM
As the winter solstice approaches in the southern hemisphere, Meditation NZ (NZSM) is gearing up to celebrate International Yoga Day on Saturday, 22nd June. The event will take place at the Mt Albert War Memorial Hall, offering a range of yoga-inspired ... Read more...

Kāi Tahu To Host Nationally Broadcasted Matariki Hautapu Ceremony

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 04:11 PM
Kāi Tahu has been preparing alongside Chief Adviser Mātauranga Matariki, Professor Rangi Mātāmua for the past three months, and is excited to host the ceremony. Read more...

Challenge Wānaka Sports Trust Unveils Exciting Changes For The 2025 Challenge Wānaka Festival

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 02:38 PM
The Challenge Wānaka Festival of Triathlon is set for a significant revamp in February 2025, thanks to a new partnership and venue relocation. Read more...

String Quartet Celebrates Double Anniversary In July

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 02:04 PM
Three events in the second week of July mark this occasion, all taking place at St Andrew’s on The Terrace in Wellington. Read more...

An Intimate Evening With Tabitha Booth Starring Frankie Mcnair

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 12:54 PM
After a mystery hiatus and a lot of credit card debt, Tabitha Booth returns to the stage for the comeback no-one was expecting...or asked for. Read more...
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