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Ariki Season Two Finalists Battle For Top Honours – On Māori Television

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 06:17 PM
And then there were two! After 13 weeks of intense and enthralling competition, it’s north against south as two teams of young Māori men and women face off in the grand finale of Māori Television’s indigenous martial arts competition, ARIKI, ... Read more...

History Funding To Put Māori And Pacific Stories In The Spotlight

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 02:54 PM
Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage today announced funding grants for 24 community-based history projects, with the highest ever number of kaupapa Māori and Pacific stories funded. Funding will be administered through the Ministry’s ... Read more...

Acorn TV Commissions Second Season Of WHITSTABLE PEARL From Buccaneer Media

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 02:00 PM
AMC Networks’ Acorn TV today announced the commissioning of a second season of the popular British crime drama Whitstable Pearl with Acorn Media Enterprises from Buccaneer Media (Marcella, Crime). Read more...

Taurite – Haka Dance Theatre Forging Forward With Performances In 2022

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 11:41 AM
Celebrated Māori performance company Hawaiki TŪ return to the stage in 2022 with their award-winning work Taurite . Following delays presented by Aotearoa New Zealand’s recent lockdowns, Hawaiki TŪ and Auckland Live are delighted to announce that Taurite ... Read more...

SOUNZ Is Proud To Release Episode 2 ‘The Vegetable Club’ Of The Podcast Series ‘The Magpie House’

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 11:36 AM
In 1951 a modernist, black and white house is built at 22 Ascot Terrace in Wellington. Meanwhile, in post-war New Zealand there's a stark division between left and right. It’s hard to fully comprehend the paranoia of the time against Communism and the ... Read more...

Flying Out Launch MerchMe, A Suite Of Services Supporting NZ Artists To Send Music & Merch Direct To Fans

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 10:52 AM
Beloved Tāmaki Makaurau record store Flying Out has launched MerchMe , a suite of Direct to Fan services designed to further whakamana artists in Aotearoa by making it easy for them to get their music and merch to fans around the country, and the ... Read more...

CRC Bay Of Islands Sailing Week 20th Anniversary Postponed Until 2023

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 10:00 AM
Uncertainty over Covid restrictions, among other organisational issues, has forced the cancellation of the next edition of one of NZ’s biggest and best-loved sailing events, CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week. The event, which would have been celebrating ... Read more...

New Zealand Open Tournament Update

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 07:18 AM
Last week the New Zealand Government announced the updated policy regarding border openings and visitation for early 2022. Post this announcement, the New Zealand Open organising committee met to discuss what implications these announcements will have ... Read more...

Chess - The Musical: A Semi-staged Series This June. Tickets On Sale Friday

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 06:26 AM
CHESS MAKES ITS MOVE ON QUEEN CITY! LET'S PLAY, AUCKLAND Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland 16-19 June 2022 ON SALE VIA TICKETMASTER THIS FRIDAY! With music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus (ABBA), book and lyrics by Sir Tim Rice, ... Read more...

Former Custom Harvest Crew Member Releases Book

Published: Tue 30 Nov 2021 06:20 AM
Author Paul David Savage has announced the release of his book ‘ To South Dakota and Back: The Story of The Great North American Harvest’ in paperback format. Savage, from Whanganui, traveled to the United States in April 2016 to run a grain cart for ... Read more...
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