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Jonathan Crayford bringing Steinway to Suite for four concerts

News from SianEClement Publicity
Jonathan Crayford, perhaps New Zealand’s most exciting and creative composer, performer and pianist, will be playing four concerts in Wellington this week as part of his Jonathan Crayford Steinway Tour of New Zealand. Read more »

Half-term fun at Scale Models Expo

Press Release – Scale Models
The best scale modellers flock to Wellington as New Zealand’s largest scale model show comes to Upper Hutt over the weekend of 21-22 April. Read more »

NZ Trio coming to Wellington

Press Release – NZTrio
NZTrio is delighted to announce its 2018 programme which offers Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch audiences a fine selection of concerts that embrace new commissions, female composers and thrilling explorations of the classical canon in June, September and November. Read more »

Wellington’s Tomorrow People taking ‘BBQ reggae’ on tour

Press Release – NikNak Media
Aotearoa’s favourite ‘BBQ reggae’ band Tomorrow People are hitting the road in celebration of their #1 album BBQ REGGAE. Read more »

Doubling up at WREDA

by Lindsay Shelton
The Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency has created a new job – it wants to employ someone who can persuade more events to use the city’s venues. The new recruit will be titled Major Events Attraction Manager. But the responsibilities are strangely similar to jobs that already exist in two departments of WREDA. Read more »

Jackson’s trench with stench exhibition opens, two years late

A long-delayed new section of Peter Jackson’s Great War Exhibition in the old Dominion Museum Building was opened by the Governor-General last night – more than two years later than expected. Read more »

Julia Deans the Panic now available

Press Release – Noise PR
Following the Greg Page animated video release on Tuesday; Julia Deans’s The Panic is available on all streaming platforms and to purchase today. Read more »

Celebrity chefs at Food Show

Press Release – The Food Show
The Food Show Wellington, 11 – 13 May, Westpac Stadium, Wellington
The Food Show Wellington kicks off for another year and the capital is sure to be buzzing from May 11 – 13 as celebrity chefs come together with exhibitors to create a foodie packed weekend! Read more »

Student comedians in comedy festival show at Te Auaha

Press Release – Elephant Publicity
After intensive comedian training, high school students from Auckland and Wellington will deliver their comedy to a public audience for the first time with the class comedians showcase. Read more »

Architecture & Design Film Festival at the Embassy

Press Release – Resene
The seventh annual Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival will showcase the most acclaimed and current films in architecture and design, including documentaries on this century’s finest architects, super stars in the design field and movements for environmental change. Read more »

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