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NZ Agricultural Show – After Physical Event Cancelled For Second Year, Television Show Made Instead!

Press Release – The New Zealand Agricultural Show


Celebrating the backbone of our country

The New Zealand Agricultural Show has been resurrected into an uplifting one hour television special celebrating our great rural characters. The television special was created after the on the ground event in Christchurch was cancelled for the second consecutive year. Read more »

The Performance Arcade 2022 – Come Join The Magic Of Performance Art, 17-27 February!

Press Release – The Performance Arcade

The Performance Arcade is a beloved free, award-winning summer festival of live art, music and performance that delights art enthusiasts and passers-by and visitors to Te Whanganui-a-Tara every year. Read more »

Asta Rangu & Space Bats, Attack! Announce National Tour.

Press Release – Foundry Music

Dunedin noise-pop band Asta Rangu and space-doom collective Space Bats, Attack! are teaming up for a four date tour of Aotearoa in February 2022, to celebrate the release of Asta Rangu’s new single ‘Too-Zooma’ and Space Bats, Attack!’s sophomore album ‘Oort’. Read more »

New Zealand Owned Silky Otter Cinemas Look To Future

Press Release – Silky Otter Cinemas

In a global climate where the big screen experience has experienced widespread upheaval, one Kiwi company has the cinema experience of the future in its sights Read more »

Salmonella Dub Reschedule Tour Dates + Add New Shows For 2022

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

At last, after many months of uncertainty and postponements, Salmonella Dub are pleased to be able to announce their reshaped and rescheduled RETURN TO OUR KŌWHAI 2022 tour dates! Read more »

Nitro Circus New Zealand Tour Postponed To November 2022

Press Release – Nitro Circus Live

All Tickets Will Be Honoured; Additional Tickets On Sale Now for New Event Dates

Today, Thrill One Sports and Entertainment announced that the 2022 New Zealand Nitro Circus You Got This Tour, originally scheduled to begin in February, will be postponed to November 2022 as a result of the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »

Double 2022 Grammy Nomination For New Zealander Simon O’Neill

Press Release – Simon O’Neill

New Zealand tenor Simon O’Neill has received a double Grammy nomination for the upcoming 2022 Grammy Awards Read more »

Silver Scroll Finalist Anthonie Tonnon Releases Video For ‘Peacetime Orders’, From NZ Top10 Album Leave Love Out Of This

Press Release – Great Things

Anthonie Tonnon has released a video for ‘Peacetime Orders’, the fourth single from his third album, Leave Love Out Of This. Read more »

“We Don’t Want Anyone Going To Bed Hungry,” Says Menulog Restaurant Awards Winner

Press Release – Menulog

Regional restaurants beat big city competition by taking out the top prizes at this year’s Menulog Restaurant Awards. Read more »

Christchurch Brew Garden Takes Out People’s Choice At National Hospitality Awards

Press Release – Kaiser Brew Garden

Christchurch’s Kaiser Brew Garden is officially New Zealand’s favourite pub, taking out the People’s Choice Award at the national Hospitality Awards for Excellence. Read more »

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