Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Kaylee Bell to duet with Keith Urban

Press Release – Kaylee Bell
Kaylee Bell is excited to announce she will once more be joining Keith Urban on stage in Wellington at the Westpac Stadium on Saturday night to duet on Keith’s number 1 US single We Were Us. Read more »

French Film Festival in March

Press Release – French Film Festival
The Alliance Française French Film Festival will return from 1 March- 12 April, 2017, inviting audiences to experience one language, and a world of emotions. Read more »

Lydia Cole announces new album, and has a show booked at Meow

Press Release – NicNak Media

Rounding off a year in which Lydia Cole’s star continued to rise, the Auckland singer-songwriter is preparing to release her second full-length album THE LAY OF THE LAND, due out on February 17. Read more »

Pinot Noir event announces three-day culinary exposé

Press Release – New Zealand Winegrowers
With just 60 days until New Zealand’s most significant wine event – Pinot Noir NZ 2017, the lid has been lifted on an all-star line-up of kiwi chefs putting food on the table alongside world class New Zealand wines. Read more »

Roger Hall’s Last Legs to return to Circa in January

Press Release – Circa Theatre

As the New Zealand population lives longer, the issue of retirement options is taking centre stage, which could account for the extraordinary success of Roger Hall’s latest play Last Legs. Set in a retirement village, the play had a sell-out World Premiere season at Circa Theatre in September and will have a return season in January. Read more »

Rhys Darby at Opera House in July

Press Release – Rhys Darby

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53 summer events in regional parks

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
This year’s new look Greater Wellington Great Outdoors programme brings together 53 events, over three months in nine of our spectacular and scenic regional parks. Read more »

Pixies in Wellington in March

Press Release – Live Nation

Almost seven years since their debut New Zealand concerts, seminal rockers PIXIES announce their return to New Zealand in March as part of their Head Carrier world tour. Read more »

Whitireia dancers in new web series

Press Release – Poly Movement – Kaikanikani


Whitireia Community Polytechnic dancers: Paris Evans (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Maniapoto, Tainui, Samoa) and Krystal Clarke (Ngāti Porou) stars of the new webseries… Poly Movement – Kaikanikani

The POLY MOVEMENT – KAIKANIKANI web series will launch with Episode 1 on Tuesday December 6 @ 7pm via facebook.com/polymovement101. Read more »

The Darkness with Push Push next April

Press Release – Plus1
Plus1 proudly presents flamboyant English rockers The Darkness – and it seems only fitting for Kiwi legends Push Push to join the bill for three killer shows in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch from April 20-22. Read more »

Doobie Brothers in Wellington in April

Press Release – Chugg Entertainment

California rock legends, multi Grammy Award winners and Vocal Group Hall of Famers, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, are coming to Wellington next April, following a multi-city tour throughout Australia, including the Byron BayBluesfest. Read more »

Photography festival in February – city’s first in ten years

News from Photival
Wellington will host the inaugural Photival Photography Festival in February, the first photography festival in the capital for over ten years. Read more »

NZSO invites families for Christmas sing-along

Press Release – NZSO
This year the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is putting a Christmas spin on their annual free concert at Te Papa. They invite people of all ages to join them on Saturday December 3 for music, laughter and Christmas spirit.

2016 Theatre Awards to be presented at Te Whaea

Press Release – Wellington Theatre Awards
The Wellington Theatre Awards will celebrate 2016’s exciting, engaging and highly entertaining year of professional theatre in the cultural capital with a jubilant award ceremony at Te Whaea Theatre on Sunday 11th December. Read more »

Summer reading programmes at Hutt Libraries

Press Release – Hutt City Council
The Big Read, Hutt City Libraries’ successful reading programme, will be back this summer, encouraging children across Lower Hutt to get excited about reading, engage with family and friends, and go in the draw to win great prizes. Read more »

Measina Festival at Pataka showcasing Pacific dance and theatre

Press Release – Pataka Art and Museum
The Measina Festival is taking place at Pātaka Art + Museum from 30 November to 3 December, with stunning performers from Aotearoa celebrating Pacific culture and heritage through dance, music, and theatre. Read more »

Kapiti Food Fair releases site map

Press Release – Kapiti Business Projects

It’s been a busy month for the Kapiti Food Fair as we have released the site map to all vendors. Read more »

Ngā Heke opens at Wellington Museum this weekend

Press Release – Wellington Museums Trust
Wellington Museum’s new exhibition Nga Heke will open on Saturday. Read more »

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