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Greg Murphy joins raft of kiwi celebs to race for charity

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:55 am | 818 Entertainment

Six of New Zealand’s most daring celebs will take to the track this Saturday at the Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland for their chance to take out the title and raise much needed funds for their local charities. Motor Racing Legend Greg Murphy, Sky ... More >>

Levi Sherwood to retire from competition after S-X Open

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:06 am | 818 Entertainment

New Zealand’s greatest two-wheel competitor Levi Sherwood has today announced that he will retire from Freestyle Motocross competition in-front of a huge home crowd at this year’s Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland at Mt Smart Stadium on November ... More >>

Iconic Mini British Film Festival Debuts in New Zealand

Monday, 7 October 2019, 9:17 am | 818 Entertainment

The British Film Festival is set to launch in New Zealand for the very first time with a standout selection of prestige film and English box office hits from 30th October – 13th November. Presented by Monterey Cinemas in association with MINI ... More >>

NZ International Fraud Film Festival Announces Line-up

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 9:17 am | 818 Entertainment

Tuesday 10th September: The third NZ International Fraud Film Festival 2019 is set to touch down in Auckland this November with a line-up of films that will expose the underbelly of fraud and its impact globally and locally. More >>

Full trailer for Taika Waititi's 'Jojo Rabbit' released

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:29 am | 818 Entertainment

This morning a brand new trailer for JOJO RABBIT - the upcoming anti-hate satire written and directed by Taika Waititi - has launched, ahead of its cinematic release in New Zealand on October 24. The new trailer, arriving just days before the film’s ... More >>

Disclosure, Alison Wonderland and RL Grime to headline R&V

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:18 am | 818 Entertainment

Some of the worlds biggest music industry heavyweights will be once again returning to Gisborne this December to bring in the new decade at New Zealand’s longest-running music festival, Rhythm and Vines. With over 100 acts scheduled to perform across ... More >>

First teaser for Taika Waititi's JOJO RABBIT released

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 8:24 am | 818 Entertainment

We wake this morning to exciting news! Today we’re very pleased to release the brand new teaser trailer for Taika Waititi’s upcoming anti-hate satire, JOJO RABBIT , ahead of its release in New Zealand on October 24. More >>

X Factor's Luke Friend to star in American Idiot The Musical

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 9:22 am | 818 Entertainment

UK X Factor fan favourite Luke Friend has been announced today to star in the lead role of ‘St Jimmy’ when American Idiot the Musical lands in New Zealand this October. Popular with both fans and judges in his season of the UK X Factor, Friend’s ... More >>

Creative summit to bring global industry experts to NZ

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 10:48 am | 818 Entertainment

Lady Gaga’s Creative Director, and John Legend’s Manager are amongst the international line up of guest presenters announced for The Phoenix Summit – a new forum for creativity and innovation launching in Auckland this September. The vision of music ... More >>

Supercross legends Ben Townley, Ricky Carmichael to battle

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 8:55 am | 818 Entertainment

Legends of Supercross, Ricky Carmichael and Ben Townley will go head-to-head for the first time ever on New Zealand soil at this year’s Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland, in what will be one of the greatest Supercross battles Kiwi fans have ever ... More >>

Filthy Rich Scores American Remake

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 6:49 pm | 818 Entertainment

New Zealand drama Filthy Rich has been green-lit for a US remake by Fox network starring Sex and the City’s Kim Cattrall. The show, which ran for two seasons in New Zealand, was optioned by Imagine Entertainment, a company owned by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer ... More >>

All-star cast assemble for Pasifika Action Film

Monday, 15 April 2019, 10:49 am | 818 Entertainment

An all-star Pasifika and Māori cast whose international credits stretch across Alien: Covenant, Marco Polo, Star Wars, The Matrix Reloaded, Mortal Engines and Battleship have assembled in Tāmaki Makaurau for a brand-new action film, the directorial debut ... More >>

NZ Critics have voted and the winner is...

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:38 am | 818 Entertainment

A poll of New Zealand film critics has come up with their top film of 2018. More >>

Listen In Auckland: A$ap Rocky, Skrillex, Skepta, Lil Skies

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 10:00 am | 818 Entertainment


Radcliffe and Weaving film begins Production in Auckland

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 11:41 am | 818 Entertainment

Adrenaline-fuelled, balls-to-the-wall original action comedy, GUNS AKIMBO, starring Daniel Radcliffe ( Now You See Me 2 , Trainwreck, Swiss Army Man , The Woman in Black) and Samara Weaving ( Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, SMILF, Picnic at ... More >>

The World’s Naughtiest Magic Show Returns to Auckland

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 8:53 am | 818 Entertainment

Fresh from packing out theatres around the world The Naked Magicians return to Auckland, promising the world’s naughtiest and funniest magic show that strips away the top hats and capes to reveal full-frontal illusions that have to be seen to be believed. ... More >>

Free Cyberwar Screening at The Fraud Film Festival

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 8:53 am | 818 Entertainment

Aucklanders are invited to a free screening exploring the grubby professional and personal revelations exposed by the most audacious computer hacks of the decade. Opening day two of the Fraud Film Festival on Saturday March 3 at ASB Waterfront ... More >>

2018 Oscar nominee to play at NZ fraud film festival

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 11:23 am | 818 Entertainment

2018 Oscar nominee 'Abacus: Small Enough to Jail' to play at the nz international fraud film festival More >>

Trailer Unveiled for The Breaker Upperers

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:32 pm | 818 Entertainment

The star-studded trailer for Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami’s feature film The Breaker Upperers has been released today ahead of the movie’s world premiere at SXSW Festival in Austin next month. The hilarious modern comedy follows two best ... More >>

The Breaker Upperers joins SXSW Premiere line-up

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 10:14 am | 818 Entertainment

Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami’s comical feature film The Breaker Upperers has been announced today to receive its world premiere at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. A hilarious comedy about two best friends who run a business breaking-up ... More >>



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