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Buckets of fun planned for Cuba Mall 50th birthday - council

Next week sees the start of celebrations for Cuba Mall’s golden anniversary, and 50 years of the iconic Bucket Fountain splashing unwitting bystanders - and everyone’s invited.

Tamaki Herenga Waka Festival to return in January 2020

The story of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and the waka that sailed here will take centre stage next January when the region celebrates its Māori heritage through the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' new album Ghosteen out now

Ghosteen, the new two part album from Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, is out now across all digital platforms.

Manfeild hosts vintage car swap meet

WHAT to buy a 100-year-old becomes a question of ever-increasing relevance with each passing year of a Manfeild-based event for vintage vehicle enthusiasts.

2019 APRA Silver Scroll Awards winners announced

Aldous Harding (Hannah Topp) has won the 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Award for her remarkable song The Barrel.

Harding is a second time finalist and was delighted to win the Silver Scroll for the first time.

Splore Festival announces music and performances across five stages

Splore Festival will take the audience on a musical and performance journey that crosses genres and styles to announce another stellar line-up of entertainment. Splore will once again grace the shores of Auckland’s stunning Tapapakanga Regional Park on 21-23 February 2020.

Kids help create ‘Mystery of History’ are MTG Hawke's Bay

A family-friendly interactive exhibition co-curated by local children opens at MTG Hawke’s Bay this Saturday, 5 October at 2pm.

Lineup announced for Graffiato, the Taupo Street Art Festival 2019

 - 11 artists, 10 walls, and 3 days of creativity at New Zealand’s longest running annual street-art festival.

National Aquarium announces contenders for Penguin of the Year 2019

Does it pay to be naughty or nice when you’re a little penguin and the whole world is watching?

Summer at Colin McCahon’s House for UC academic

Creating art in the place where influential New Zealand artist Colin McCahon painted many of his most celebrated artworks is senior lecturer Steve Carr’s new summer plan.