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NZSO to stream Beethoven concert 14 August, 7.30pm

NZSO to stream acclaimed Beethoven concert on 14 August. A critically acclaimed performance by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra of Beethoven’s beloved Seventh Symphony will be streamed to the nation on Friday 14 August at 7.30pm.

This Town tops New Zealand box office - NZ Film Commission

This Town, which opened in 114 New Zealand cinemas on Thursday 6 August, is number one at the box office following its opening weekend.

Upper Hutt’s new film studio in the frame for world recognition

A new $45 million film studio development is under construction in Upper Hutt will put New Zealand in the frame to become the favoured global location for big screen blockbusters and television shows.

2020 Matariki Awards event postponed - Maori Television

Following the Government’s announcement that Tāmaki Makaurau will shortly return to Alert Level 3, and the remainder of Aotearoa to Alert Level 2, the decision has been made to cancel the kanohi ki te kanohi (face to face) component of Ngā WhetÅ« o Matariki - Matariki Awards scheduled f

'Young theatre company's growing success in a renewing city'

For One Night Only - 70 Of Christchurch’s Most Talented Performers Present He Says She Says

For the third consecutive year, Blackboard Theatre Collective (BTC) is bringing He Says, She Says to Christchurch audiences.

'191 Kiwis have become overnight multi-millionaires with Powerball'

Who will be the next to join Lotto NZ’s exclusive Powerball winners’ club?

If Powerball is struck tomorrow night, the lucky winner - or winners - will join the 191 Kiwis who have become multi-millionaires with Powerball since the game began in 2001.

'Back-to-back wins for Christchurch opera singer'

Christchurch opera singer William O’Brien has won a Dame Malvina Major Foundation Christchurch Arts Excellence Award for a second year running as he continues his studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music despite the challenges brought about by Covid-19.

Performers transform Waikato streets into stages for Best Fest

A colourful wave of performances transformed streets into stages across the Waikato during a region-wide, one-day event to bring life and fun back to public spaces.

Nelson's own Fringe Festival spreads its wings

Bay Landscapes Nelson Fringe Festival 2020 14 - 22 August @ NCMA, Nile Street, Nelson

Tickets from $13 + fees at Eventfinda | www.nelsonfringe.co.nz

Christchurch composers premiere work at the Arts Centre this month

Choosing a gift isn’t always easy - unless you’re a music composer. UC Adjunct Professor James Gardner solved the conundrum of what to give his friend for his 50th birthday by composing a short solo violin piece, titled MM@L.