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Terror-Fi Film Festival To Celebrate Its Fifth Anniversary With ‘in Cinema’ And ‘online’ Screenings

Press Release – Terror-Fi Film Festival

The Terror-Fi Film Festival turns five this year and launched its 2021 line-up this week; with Wellington tickets on sale now. Read more »

Repair Café Aotearoa NZ To Be Launched On International Repair Day

Press Release – Repair Cafe Aotearoa

Repair Café Aotearoa NZ (RCANZ) will be launched on International Repair Day, Saturday, 16 October with events across the country both in-person and online. Read more »

NASDA Presents The Drowsy Chaperone At The Court Theatre

Press Release – Te Pukenga

Following in the footsteps of other great New Zealand performers before them, students from the Read more »

Royal New Zealand Ballet Cancels Shows But Opera House Pivot Keeps Dream Alive

Press Release – Royal New Zealand Ballet

With a little Kiwi ingenuity, Wellington’s Opera House has made a swift pivot for the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s (RNZB) Ryman Healthcare season of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, opening 28 October. Read more »

Artweek Auckland All Go: Full Programme Released

Press Release – Artweek Auckland

The full 2021 Artweek Auckland programme is now live, brimming with hundreds of exhibitions to explore throughout Tāmaki Makaurau to enliven the senses and showcase our city’s unique creative spirit. Running 5 – 14 November there’s truly something for everyone this year as Artweek continue to embrace their kaupapa of ‘Art For All’. Read more »

Michael Houstoun & Rodger Fox Big Band Confirm Invercargill Concert

Press Release – Rodger Fox Big Band

Leading New Zealand musicians, classical pianist Michael Houstoun, jazz trombonist and bandleader Rodger Fox and their special guest, acclaimed blues vocalist Erna Ferry, have confirmed that they will be performing in Invercargill’s Civic Theatre on Thursday, 21 October. Read more »

Creative Community Responds To Ara’s Private Art Collection

Press Release – Ara Institute

Hidden in plain sight across Ara Institute of Canterbury’s campuses is a remarkable art collection of nearly 700 works. One of the earliest collections held by a tertiary institution, it features works by Shane Cotton, Ralph Hotere, Margaret Stoddard, and many other renowned artists. In a rare move, the collection has been curated for public viewing off campus. Read more »

Opening Date For Ravenscar House Museum

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Ravenscar House Museum, the stylish new home for a wonderful collection that celebrates New Zealand art and artists, opens to the public on Monday 8 November. Read more »

Panto Is Back – Oh Yes It Is! BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes Christchurch This December

Press Release – The Mother Agency

GMG Productions, Isaac Theatre Royal and Skope present



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Cantabrians Encouraged To Connect At Understorey

Press Release – The Green Lab

Need a change of scene for an hour or a few, without going beyond the CBD? A place to brainstorm with colleagues, meet friends, get some work done, or just to relax? Read more »

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