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Wintec graduate masters the art of techno music and protest

Techno might not be what immediately comes to mind when the term ‘protest music’ is mentioned, but for Auckland-based musician Samari, no other music genre fits that label better.

Macular Degeneration NZ calls for entries to photo competition

Judging panel includes actress and TV presenter Shavaughn Ruakere plus landscape photographer Rach Stewart and nutritionist Claire Turnbull

Upload entries via www.mdnz.org.nz/competition before 5pm on Sunday 9th August

Dame Malvina Major Foundation Awards help fund return to overseas study

Two Auckland pianists about to return to overseas study have had a financial boost from the Dame Malvina Major Foundation in its latest round of Arts Excellence Awards for the Auckland/Waikato region.

'McDonald's updates the Kiwiburger song, celebrates Kiwi diversity'

Kiwis. We’re a diverse bunch and we’re proud to say so. That’s why today McDonald’s have re-written the iconic Kiwiburger song in a new campaign to celebrate what it means to be Kiwi today.

'Dine Dunedin celebrating Dunedin's food and drink'

Dunedin cafes, restaurants, bars and hotels are celebrating the city’s food and drink with 17-day festival - Dine Dunedin.

Lockdown March to premiere at first orchestra concert in Chch since March

Composer Tony Ryan’s Lockdown March to premiere at the first public orchestra concert in Christchurch since March.

This Thursday 23 July Resonance Ensemble will present the first public orchestral concert in Christchurch since before Level 4 Lockdown.

$16 million invested in three local drama series - NZ On Air

NZ On Air will support two new drama series and one successful returning drama series, bringing powerful local stories to screens and creating up to 350 jobs on sets.

The Legend of Baron To'a Acquired for Release in the US - NZ Film

Kiel McNaughton’s debut feature, The Legend of Baron To’a, has been acquired by US distributor, Gravitas Ventures who will release the film in North American cinemas and on demand from November 2020.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra back on tour from August

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra from August will play from Kerikeri to Invercargill in a series of tours scheduled for the rest of the year.

'Kim Lowe's brushwork comes full circle'

Eleven years after graduating with a Masters in Fine Arts (Printmaking) with distinction from the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts Kim Lowe returns for The Silence of the Brush, an exhibition of brushwork created during her 2019 Olivia Spencer Bower Award year.