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Star Kiwi conductor Gemma New to tour with NZSO from August

Lauded New Zealand conductor Gemma New will lead the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for the first time with concerts in Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch and Auckland in August and September.

Synthony spectacular coming to NPDC's TSB Bowl of Brooklands

The ultimate celebration of dance music featuring an 80-piece orchestra and a spectacular light show will get NPDC’s TSB Bowl of Brooklands pumping on 23 January with the first ever outdoor performance by Synthony.

The Father’s Day gift for the Dad who loves a good laugh

Terry Flynn book series launches with first instalment, "Terry Flynn: I Owe You One"

"This bloke is the loser version of Les Norton. Terry Flynn is a bloody good read; it’s the best book I’ve read by a local author this year". Marto, Triple M Brisbane

NZSO celebrates return to national tours with special ticket price

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has released a special ticket deal to celebrate its return to touring the country from August.

Tickets in the stalls to the NZSO’s Spirit concerts in Wellington and Auckland on 6 and 7 August will cost $30, with further concessions available.

Behrouz Boochani granted refugee status - NZSA

The New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi O Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc) is absolutely thrilled to hear of the decision to resettle Behrouz Boochani in Aotearoa.

Creative Communities funding application round opens - Council

Calling all creatives in Hastings - applications for the next Creative Communities Scheme open on August 3.

Funded by Creative New Zealand, the aim is to increase the range, diversity and participation in the arts in the community.

The Unthinkable - a new podcast series from RNZ

What do you do when the unthinkable happens?

Monopoly celebrates 85 years of memories

It’s hard to believe but the world’s favourite family board game is now 85 years old - and still going strong. To celebrate this extraordinary milestone, the Monopoly brand has created its most opulent game yet.

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