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Catherine Tate adds extra show at the Opera House

Press Release – Live Nation Entertainment
The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor CATHERINE TATE is bringing The Catherine Tate Show – Live to New Zealand for the first time, and due to exceptional demand an additional Wellington show at the Opera House has now been added. Read more »

Smokey Blokes win Smokefreerockquest final

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

The stand out sound of synth-pop band Smokey Blokes took them to first place at this year’s Wellington-Hutt Smokefreerockquest final at Sacred Heart College on Friday night. Read more »

Wellington’s premiere Drag King show returning

Press Release – The Little Boy’s Room
After a sold-out Pride Festival show The Little Boys’ Room, a raucous and camp drag king cabaret, has returned to The Fringe Bar with an all-new line-up of talented hairy little dragsters. Read more »

Nota Bene presents original version of Fauré Requiem

Press Release – Nota Bene
Requiem settings tend to be high-octane. Composers, like the rest of us, are deeply moved by human loss. Versatile Wellington chamber choir Nota Bene, conducted by its music director Peter Walls, is delighted to be presenting one of the loveliest and most moving Requiems in the repertoire at 3pm, Sunday 8 July at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Hill St, Wellington. Read more »

The NZSO – home and away

Scoop review
The last few weeks have seen two strikingly different NZSO concerts: another iteration of their Shed Series, the ongoing attempt to get out of the Michael Fowler Centre and reach new audiences; and a more standard concert featuring leading New Zealand tenor Simon O’Neill. Read more »

Thirty new features from Cannes to screen at NZIFF in Wellington

News from NZIFF
Thirty films direct from the Cannes Film Festival are confirmed to screen at this year’s New Zealand International Film Festival in Wellington. Eleven are from the Competition section of the festival including Palme d’Or winner Shoplifters, Jury Prize winner Capernaum and Best Screenplay winners (tied) 3 Faces and Happy As Lazzaro. Read more »

More new NZ documentaries added to film festival programme

News from NZIFF
Three New Zealand documentaries have been added to the New Zealand International Film Festival line-up for 2018. Read more »

Orchestra Wellington’s sunny Dvorak symphony

Press Release – Orchestra Wellington
Dvorak’s sunniest symphony will be featured in Orchestra Wellington’s July 7th concert at the Michael Fowler Centre with conductor Marc Taddei. Read more »

Sold out: Don McGlashan adds extra show in Wellington

Press Release – The Label
Don McGlashan announces three extra shows to his New Zealand tour. After selling out venues in Wellington and Napier extra nights have been added in both cities. Read more »

Make a difference at Sustainability Trust’s winter market

Press Release – Sustainability Trust
The Make a Difference Market is on Saturday June 30, 10am – 2pm at Sustainability Trust’s EcoCentre in Forresters Lane. This unique market will inspire locals who want to make a difference with the power of their spending. Read more »

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