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City Library hosting a stunning line-up of visiting authors

August is an exciting month for book lovers with an extensive programme of visiting authors at the Palmerston North Central Library.

Celebrating the way women change the world

There are no ordinary women. Young and old, rich and poor, famous and unknown, each of us has unique challenges, motivations and dreams.

Fun all summer at Flaxmere pools

Flaxmere’s swimming pools will not close for maintenance over summer which is great news, says Hastings District councillor Henare O’Keefe.

Marie Shannon exhibition opens at Christchurch Art Gallery

A significant exhibition of work by Auckland-based artist Marie Shannon opens at Christchurch Art Gallery this Saturday.

Free-to-air TV timebands and classification labels under review

New Zealanders are being urged to have their say about whether changes should be made to free-to-air television timebands and classification labels that have been used for decades to protect free-to-air television viewers from unsuitable content.

Te Auaha students revive two Samoan plays

Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Creativity students are to perform two plays by Samoan playwright Victor Roger at BATS Theatre in August. The plays showcase the cross-disciplinary collaboration that the tertiary education facility is becoming known for.

Librarian becomes 2018 Sole Survivor

Christchurch mum Lisa Stanger was crowned Sole Survivor in tonight’s Survivor New Zealand live finale, taking away $250,000 in prize money!

CUP book design made of the write stuff

New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy edited by James Beattie and Richard Bullen (Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehre took home the accolades and the awards for two categories plus the best overall book design at the PANZ Book Design Award

Visit Quake City Exhibition for free

Cantabrians are invited to reflect on their earthquake experiences at Quake City during an upcoming free entry weekend. The Canterbury Museum special exhibition will waive its usual entry fee for visitors on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August.

Tempo dance festival announces October line-up

Tempo lights up Auckland City with over 60 spectacular events this October showcasing an inspiring range of dance, including new work by New Zealand and international artists. Today they have announced their 2018 simply unmissable festival line-up.