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Red Hot Tour bringing Jimmy Barnes to Lower Hutt

Press Release – Eccles Entertainment
Come February 5, the heat in Lower Hutt is confirmed to rise to RED HOT. Eccles Entertainment and Regional Touring are proud to present THE RED HOT SUMMER TOUR blazing into New Zealand for one show only February 5 2019 (Waitangi Day eve) to Lower Hutt. Read more »

Fresh play transcends boundaries of performance & gender

Press Release – Circa Theatre
Circa Theatre & A Mulled Whine present
Uneasy Dreams and Other Things
By Lori Leigh / Directed by Sara Brodie Read more »

Crazy Creative Asians showcasing their talent

Press Release – AAAH
The Asian Aotearoa Arts Hui 2018 has landed in Wellington, and everyone is invited! Read more »

A Strange Caravan at Meow in November

Press Release – Eleventy 12
A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. Read more »

Aaradhna at San Fran in October

Press Release – NicNak Media
One of Aotearoa’s foremost soul and R’n’B singers, Aaradhna, is embarking on a six-date tour, giving Kiwi fans one last chance to see her live before she takes time out to write and record new music. Read more »

Coven returning to Ivy Bar

News from Hugo grrl
Wellington’s premiere party for women and gender minorities will be back at Ivy Bar on Friday September 14th 8pm with special musical guest Randa. Read more »

Latin America & Spain film festival on Massey’s campus

Press Release – Massey University
Movies from 11 Latin American countries and Spain will screen at Massey’s Wellington campus as part of an annual showcase of cinema from the region. Read more »

Seed planting launches Botanic Garden’s 150th year

News from WCC
Today marks the start of the Wellington Botanic Garden’s 150th anniversary. The celebrations will run through to November 2019, with a range of family friendly events – and it all started today with school children, iwi, local dignitaries and Wellington Mayor Justin Lester sowed flower seeds on Glenmore Lawn. Read more »

Maori TV bringing te reo to Civic Square on Monday

News from Maori Television
In honour of Māori Language Week, Whakaata Māori is proud to introduce Reo Town to the locals of Wellington. The quirky Māori Television personalities Miss Kihi and Pere Wihongi will be bringing all the laughs during a hour long live stream from Te Ngaakau Civic Square on Monday from 1pm. Read more »

William Shakespeare’s Othello at Te Whaea

cast of Othello

Image credit: Jack Warren

Press Release – Mirrored Faces Productions
Mirrored Faces Productions Presents
William Shakespeare’s Othello
Directed by Jett Ranchhod and Lilia Askew Read more »

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