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Children's Day and cricket at Farmers' Market

Hastings District Council and the Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market are teaming up to celebrate Children’s Day and Cricket World Cup this Sunday, 1 March.

Thunderbirds Are Go for TV2

TVNZ is pleased to announce that much anticipated new children’s and family series, Thunderbirds Are Go is set to screen in April on TV2.

The reboot of this much-loved series will be created using an innovative mix of CGI animation and live-action miniature sets.

Cricket and food combine at International Cultures Day

World Cup cricket and culture will combine in Cornwall Park, Hastings on International Cultures Day.

The first of three world cup matches to be played at McLean Park takes place on Sunday 8th March and features the Black Caps and Afghanistan.

Half price at Wellington Zoo after school in March

Wellingtonians can enjoy the Zoo for half price every weekday after 3pm in March.

"We’re inviting our visitors to enjoy a beautiful autumn afternoon at Wellington Zoo for half the usual entry charge. It’s the perfect after-school treat," said Karen Fifield, Chief Executive.

Art meets food with Giapo Haute Ice Cream

Invited guests at K Road’s Artspace Gallery were treated to much more than art at a private exhibition in Auckland last night (25 February) - edible miniature road cones bursting with bespoke ice cream as part of a work.

Young Selwyn readers conquer challenge

Children from around Selwyn District have been rewarded for their efforts in the Selwyn Libraries Summer Challenge.

Five winners were drawn at random from 37 entries in the challenge, which ran during the school holidays.

Anastacia concerts cancelled

Due to logistical reasons, the New Zealand shows in Christchurch on 24 April and Auckland on 26 April that were kicking off the Australasian leg of Anastacia's Resurrection World Tour have unfortunately had to be cancelled. These shows cannot be rescheduled at this time.

Wickets, waves and wontons, a massive weekend in Auckland

Auckland turns on more free activities this weekend with Auckland Lantern Festival 2015, the Volvo Ocean Race Village, and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 action heating up. The Fan Trail is back, for Auckland’s first fixture - the highly anticipated Australia vs New Zealand match at Eden Park.

Manurewa to host Guinness World Record ice-cream event

Manurewa will be hosting a Guinness World Record attempt at this Saturday’s Manurewa community day, where an attempt will be made to create the world’s longest ice-cream sundae.

Circus theme for Shakespeare's King Lear

The tragedy of King Lear gets a makeover as a freak show/circus in this year’s Summer Shakespeare, directed by Chilean-born dramatist and Massey University Visiting Artist Jaime Dörner.