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Multi-Talented Mum Wins Joy Cowley Award

Multi-Talented Mum Wins Joy Cowley Award

Auckland author, song-writer, scientist and mother-of-three Lucy Davey has won the Storylines Joy Cowley Award, given annually by the Storylines Children's LIterature Charitable Trust of New Zealand with a manuscript entitled Out of Bed, Fred!.

Teacher Wins Literary Award For First-Time Writers

Teacher Wins Literary Award For First-Time Writers

South Auckland author and primary teacher Leonie Agnew has won the Storylines Tom Fitzgibbon Award, given annually by the Storylines Children's Literature Charitable Trust of New Zealand for a manuscript of a novel suitable for 8-12 year-olds by an unpublished author.

Horrors Of War Played Out in Journey's End

Horrors Of War Played Out in Journey's End

At Repertory Theatre, Kilmore Street, Christchurch Bookings at the Court Theatre Performance Season: 24th April - 2nd May (with a special matinee on ANZAC Day 25th April) Rozena Hallum directs this play for Repertory. The designer is Peter Noonan.

Movie Review - Green Zone

Movie Review - Green Zone

‘Green Zone’ was a movie I was looking forward to when I heard it was pairing Matt Damon and the director of two of his three Jason Bourne movies, Paul Green Grass, for what was going to be an Iraq set thriller based around the hunt for MWDs during the early stages of the war.

DVD Review - Margaret Cho, Beautiful

DVD Review - Margaret Cho, Beautiful

I really do love a good stand up comedian as often no two are alike. Also the range of subject matter joked about as well as how the jokes are delivered can be just as diverse.

NZ Drama Kaitangata Twitch Finalist For International TV Prize

NZ Drama Kaitangata Twitch Finalist For International TV Prize

The thrilling New Zealand mystery drama Kaitangata Twitch has been selected as a finalist in the world's most prestigious competition for children's television - the Prix Jeunesse - competing in the fiction category for 7-11 year olds.

The Best Kapa Haka In The Wellington Region

The Best Kapa Haka In The Wellington Region

The Wellington Māori Cultural Society is immensely proud to bring you Wellington's 37th Regional Kapa Haka Competitions at the Michael Fowler Centre starting at 1pm on Saturday 27 March 2010.

Dow Design Receives International Accolade For Fresh'n Fruity

Dow Design's strategic rebrand of the Fresh'n Fruity yoghurt range has been featured in a newly published book of the world's best brand designs.

Christchurch Claims To Be New Zealand's Chocolate Hub

Christchurch Claims To Be New Zealand's Chocolate Hub

This Easter a Cathedral City Shows Off Its Cocoa Hosting its second Ellerslie International Garden Show and home to a cathedral centrepiece that attracts visitors from around the world, Christchurch could easily be remembered for world‐class gardens and gothic architecture.

Wellington Aero Club Holds 80th Anniversary Open Day

Wellington Aero Club Holds 80th Anniversary Open Day

The Wellington Aero Club is opening its doors to the public this Saturday, and they've got got some very special planes coming along for an up-close look.

These include:

* a WW2 Catalina flying boat - the only one in NZ & the only airworthy one in Australasia (10am-2pm);