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New wave of NZ Filmmakers receive international recognition

Six New Zealand screenwriters have had their scripts selected as part of the Black List New Zealand Project (BLNZP), a partnership between internationally acclaimed the Black List and the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC).

Native instruments meet traditional Pacific voyaging

In an ambitious undertaking, Māori music collective ‘IA’ have teamed up with Te Toki Waka Hourua to create a live music film which is a first of its kind.

Tonight on Terei Tonight - on Maori Television

Kiwi funny man Rhys Darby and actress Miriama McDowell - an ‘Intimacy Coordinator’ in the film and television world - share the couch with Pio Terei and Nicola ‘Nix’ Adams on PIO TEREI TONIGHT - screening on Māori Television tonight, Wednesday 12 May 2021, at 8.30 PM.

Inaugural festival celebrating Christchurch kicks off this weekend - Te Putahi

A chance to visit with Mayor Lianne Dalziel in Christchurch’s civic heart at Te Hononga Christchurch Civic Buildings (a superb example of adaptive reuse) and a free architectural historian’s tour of Mona Vale are just two examples of how the public can celebrate our city’s rich architectura

Eke Tahi takes off on Great Olympic Skate Roadshow

Aotearoa has spoken. Eke Tahi, meaning ‘Ride as One’, is the name of The New Zealand Olympic Committee’s giant 12-metre-long, 800kg skateboard. The name was announced yesterday at Kaikohe West School as Eke Tahi kicked off its epic 41-day Great Olympic Skate Roadshow.

Contemporary recording of composition inspired by ancient tombstone

A composition inspired by the world’s oldest surviving piece of music has been performed and recorded by Turkish guitarist, Barkin Sertkaya, School of Music, University of Auckland.

Dunedin's The Hits Breakfast welcomes back Callum Procter

New Zealand Media and Entertainment has today announced long-serving Dunedin radio host Callum Procter will be returning to a new expanded The Hits Breakfast show.

Christchurch Armageddon Expo May 29-30

The Christchurch Armageddon Expo will bring all things geek to the region over May 29-30 marking the second of five epic pop culture expos for 2021.

Armageddon Expo founder and director William Geradts says #CHCHGEDDON 2021 will focus on the latest in gaming and technology.

Introducing Art in the Park, Eden Park's first Art Show

In July (23 - 25), New Zealand’s national stadium will be home to 100 of the country’s most talented artists in a first-of-its-kind showcase, Art in the Park.

Tonight on Te Ao with Moana - on Maori Television

Māori Television’s award-winning weekly current affairs show, TE AO WITH MOANA, devotes tonight’s episode to the inspirational story of Justice Tā Joe Williams (Ngāti PÅ«kenga, Waitaha, Tapuika), the first Māori Supreme Court judge who recently received a knighthood.