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A taste of the Pacific is coming to the capital

The annual Wellington Pasifika Festival will be showcasing the sights, sounds, and flavours of the Pacific - with Kiwi legend Annie Crummer MNZM leading the exciting line-up.

Distant celestial objects now 'Kereru' and 'Karaka'

A little bit of kiwi can now be found in the far reaches of space as a celestial naming competition sees a distant ‘exoplanet’ and its host star named "KererÅ«" and "Karaka" respectively.

Kiwi families call Santaline to help save Christmas for New Zealand children

There’s no shortage of Christmas spirit among Kiwis as New Zealand families call Spark’s Santaline to leave their Christmas wish lists for Saint Nick, with many Kiwi kids calling back again to follow the weekly misadventures of Jelly the Elf.

A magical night at the marae

ON SUNDAY 22 DECEMBER 2019 Tuariki Marae will host its annual Carols at the Marae.

APRA Silver Scroll heading to Otautahi for 2020

The APRA Silver Scroll Awards were last held in Christchurch in 2009, so we're excited to be heading back to the Garden City in 2020 for our annual awards celebration, which will be held at the Christchurch Town Hall on Thursday 10 September.

Tasmanian tiger serendipity

New Zealand author Lance Morcan considers it serendipitous this week’s publication of his latest book, a short story titled The Last Tasmanian Tiger, coincides with the announcement that Tasmanian tiger hunter Neil Waters claims there could be up to 100 breeding pairs of tigers in the wild and

Heartland Bank's YouChoose brings choice to The Bachelorette in 2020

Heartland Bank is excited to be the broadcast sponsor of TVNZ 2’s The Bachelorette, premiering on New Zealand screens in 2020. Heartland Bank’s YouChoose account will take centre stage as the perfect match for the international blockbuster.

Creative NZ board appointments

Janine Morrell-Gunn, Riria Hotere-Barnes and John Ong have been appointed to the board of Creative NZ (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) and Roger King has been appointed for a further term, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Arts, Culture and Heritage confirmed today.

Sylvia Park's Christmas celebrations list as long as a letter to Santa

Whether you’re looking to create memories that last a lifetime, searching for the perfect gift or simply wanting to indulge in some retail therapy, Sylvia Park is your one-stop-shop for all things festive this year.

NZ Arboricultural Association scoops award for international best event

The NZ Arboricultural Association (NZ Arb) is celebrating winning ‘The Best Event of the Year’ at the 2019 APAC Association Awards.