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Smokefree Pacifica Beats – national finalists

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 02:25 PM
Smokefree Pacifica Beats – national finalists & Smokefreerockquest 2017 – top 30 bands and solo-duos announced Who will be the next Kimbra, Marlon Williams or Alien Weaponry? A record 880 bands and solo-duos played off from May to early ... Read more...

Latch On for a sustainable future

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 02:05 PM
Kiwi mums are being encouraged to join in the Big Latch On - an event celebrating breastfeeding – because it’s great fun, good for mums and babies and because there is growing evidence about the potential life-saving medicinal uses of breastmilk, ... Read more...

Going West Festival a Feast for Book, Theatre & Film Lovers

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 12:44 PM
Come to where the trees soar high and join some of the country’s best known writers of books, songs, film and theatre at the 22nd Going West Books and Writers Festival this September. Read more...

Audi Quattro Winter Games - Entries Hit Top Gear

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 12:30 PM
I'm not usually one to be a name dropper but given what the caliber of this years entries means for the Games, please bear with me for just a moment. Read more...

Youth more likely to discourage than promote smoking

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 11:46 AM
Young people more often discourage smoking among their peers than encourage it, new University of Otago research suggests. Read more...

Success Returns to Auckland

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 11:32 AM
SUCCESS by Stephen Sinclair, writer of such hits as The Bach, The Sex Fiend and Ladies Night, returns to Auckland this August. A comedy-drama about friendship, rivalry and redemption, SUCCESS plays at The Classic Comedy Club 23rd – 26th August and ... Read more...

The Ninth Annual Hamilton Circle Jerk

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 11:29 AM
With a name like The Hamilton Circle Jerk, you would be forgiven for thinking you have somehow discovered Hamilton’s dark seedy underworld of low budget porn. Sadly, if your recreational pursuits lie there you might feel a bit ripped off by stumbling ... Read more...

Bremen Peace Award Goes to Maori Activist Pauline Tangiora

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 11:26 AM
International Bremen Peace Award 2017 goes to an Anti-Mafia Initiative, a Maori activist and a Congolese opponent of war Read more...

Earth Overshoot Day at Hamilton's Agora Centre

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 11:17 AM
Time is nearly up for the amount of resources that humanity can sustainably consume in one year. The 2nd August 2017is Earth Overshoot Day, and it comes earlier every year. This means that in just seven months humanity has bumped up against the limit ... Read more...

Jason Derulo Confirmed for KFC Edgefest

Published: Fri 28 Jul 2017 10:44 AM
The Edge, MediaWorks and TEG Live today confirmed that the singer, songwriter and dancer will be joining chart-topping pop girl band Fifth Harmony as the international headliners at the summer’s biggest music festival series. Read more...
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