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Savage tops New Zealand box office - NZ Film Commission

Sam Kelly’s debut feature, Savage, has taken the top spot at the New Zealand box office, from Christopher Nolan’s big-budget Tenet.

Since being released by Madman Entertainment on 97 screens on Thursday, Savage has taken over $450,000 at the New Zealand box office.

The Bats share stunning second single 'Another Door'

The Bats have kindly shared a stunning second single, ‘Another Door’ from their upcoming album ‘Foothills’. Guitarist and vocalist Robert Scott has said on the single, "This song is wee ditty about opportunities both missed and taken.

National Waiata Maori Music Awards 2020 finalists announced

A blend of new and established talented artists make up the mix of this year’s finalists for the National Waiata Māori Music Awards.

A total of 18 finalists have been selected across various categories, some competing for multiple titles for the 13th annual awards event.

NZSO to stream award-winning children's story in Te Reo Maori to music

An award-winning children’s story in Te Reo Māori about a giant with a kind heart has been reimagined by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira PÅ«oro o Aotearoa for a special whānau-friendly video to premiere this Sunday.

Hullabaloo Children's Festival is on sale now

Batten down the hatches, the Hullabaloo Children’s Arts Festival is heading to Northland this October with a fun-packed programme of silliness and laughter. This festival is for the kids and the young-at-heart, dancing is compulsory, giggling is unavoidable…you have been warned!

Images from NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year on display

Images of flatmates chopping each other’s hair during a Covid-19 lockdown in Auckland, a whale cruising near Kaikōura, dust from the Australian bush fires settling on the Southern Alps, a memorial for victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings, and a flock of rako Buller’s shearwaters fl

NZ Filmmakers launch first ever 'Pick a Path' series on Instagram

Emerging New Zealand actors and filmmakers Jordan Rivers (Wellington) and Sarah Dawes (Auckland) collaborate to create a first of its kind thriller-horror Instagram web series that invites the audience to vote for what happens next.

Modern version of Rona and the Moon myth publishes for Te Wiki o te Reo Maori

An imaginative bilingual retelling of the Rona and the Moon myth hits the bookstores of Aotearoa this week for Te Wiki o te Reo Mâori/Mâori Language Week 2020.

'Say goodbye to 2020 with The Black Seeds'

Christchurch will bid farewell to 2020 with a free music concert in North Hagley Park headlined by Kiwi music legends, The Black Seeds.

Five events to receive support through the Kapiti Major Events Fund - Council

The Kāpiti Coast District Council has awarded $190,000 to five events which showcase a distinctly Kāpiti flavour and bring economic benefits by attracting visitors and boosting the local economy.