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NPDC's TSB Festival of Lights brighter with new lights and live music

NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights will shine even brighter this season with 10 brand new light installations and family fun and live music till midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Nga Hau Ngakau exhibition opens at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom

A touring exhibition of luminous paintings, intricately carved taonga pūoro and beautiful music opens at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom in Foxton on Friday 21 December.

Christmas comes early with birth of red panda at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo is celebrating the birth of a Nepalese red panda cub, describing its delivery, a little earlier than anticipated, as "a precious early Christmas present".

'Merry Krautmas from Moniker'

Sometimes the wonkiest ideas have the best results. And so it came to pass with Merry Krautmas, the Christmas-cum-Krautrock album you had no idea you needed. But boy oh boy do you need it.

‘Scalp-prickling dazzler of a novel’ wins Adam Foundation Prize

A sharp, funny, ‘white-hot burn’ of a novel has been awarded the 2018 Adam Foundation Prize in Creative Writing by Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML).

Cult movie on Dracula filming early 2019

New Zealand actor and writer James Morcan today announced he will be writing and starring in a new feature film titled The Dracula Cult.

Kiwi artist sitting at second place on the US Spotify Viral Charts

As you may know, Rei's track 'GOOD MOOD' is currently at #2 on the US Spotify viral charts, second to Ariana Grande (yes you read right).

DSide announces new project 'Our Plastic'

This project, ‘OUR PLASTIC’ has been in development for years, though was finally announced this week, with a video [link below] and a supporting crowdfund campaign to help the initial phase, and to encourage as much local collaboration and shared participation during the four months.

Auckland's brightest festive season yet with Vector Lights

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a dazzling Vector Lights show on the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge.

Air Chathams to bring classic aircraft to Whanganui for Vintage Weekend again

For the second year running, Air Chathams is taking "Pouwhaitere", their 1945 Douglas DC-3 to Whanganui for Vintage Weekend on the 19th to 21st of January 2019.