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STILL LIVES: AUCKLAND, A Scrum Suspended In Time

Friday, 23 February 2024, 6:48 pm | 818 Entertainment

A scrum suspended in time, unravelling the personal stories of female rugby players - a site-specific performance art installation In Still Lives: Auckland , artists Luke George (Naarm/Melbourne) and Daniel Kok (Singapore/Berlin) work with eight female-identifying ... More >>

Tofiga, NZ’s Humble King Of Comedy Announces A Brand New Live Show Performing One Night Only In Tāmaki Makaurau

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 9:12 am | 818 Entertainment

<img src="" width="720" height="405"> Tofiga Fepulea’i, has graced screens and stages across Aotearoa and beyond for more than two decades and this ... More >>

Legendary Hip Hop Group Home Brew Perform At Laneway 2024 + Andyheartthrob Joins The Bill

Friday, 8 December 2023, 7:23 pm | 818 Entertainment

After an 11 year hiatus, the legendary Aotearoa hip-hop group Home Brew are back with their first new album in over a decade. Laneway Festival is thrilled to announce that Home Brew will be continuing their long-awaited reunion at Laneway Festival ... More >>

Tom Jones To Headline Harvest Moon Concert In Napier With Gin Wigmore And The Magnificent 7

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 4:38 pm | 818 Entertainment

TOM JONES - the Welsh music legend whose iconic career has spanned more than six decades is bringing his powerful and soulful voice to headline a NZ exclusive performance at HARVEST MOON, held at MCLEAN PARK, NAPIER on SATURDAY, APRIL 6 2024. Joining Tom ... More >>

Tom Sainsbury's Debut Feature ‘Loop Track’ Selected For SXSW Sydney And Screamfest LA

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 6:55 am | 818 Entertainment

The new psychological thriller film Loop Track , from Tom Sainsbury, has been announced for inclusion in the Official Selection at SXSW Sydney , Australia, and Screamfest in Los Angeles, California. In Aotearoa, Loop Track will be released nationwide on ... More >>

Feature Film Tinā Goes Into Production

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 7:00 am | 818 Entertainment

Production on Kiwi feature film Tinā , marking the feature film directorial debut of Miki Magasiva and The Brown Factory, is currently underway in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. Tinā is an inspiring and heartwarming drama that follows the story of ... More >>

Emma Memma’s Twirly Tour Twirls Its Way To New Zealand This December!

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 6:58 am | 818 Entertainment

After taking the Twirly Tour across Australia throughout 2023, Emma Memma is delighted to announce that she will finally be boarding her Green Plane to New Zealand in December with her friends Elvin Melvin, BB Butterfly and Waffles The Wombat! Families will ... More >>

Muru Awarded As The Highest Grossing New Zealand Film Proudly Distributed By NZ-owned Rialto Distribution

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 10:53 am | 818 Entertainment

Announced at the New Zealand Motion Picture Industry Council (NZMPIC) conference today, the action-thriller Muru has been unveiled as the highest grossing New Zealand Film in NZ in 2022. From award-winning writer and director Tearepa Kahi (Poi E: The ... More >>

NZ Music T-shirt Day Returns To Raise Money For MusicHelps In 2023

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 6:32 pm | 818 Entertainment

During NZ Music Month in May, MusicHelps has a great and fun way to support its activities – NZ Music T-Shirt Day. This will be taking place on Friday 26th May 2023 as part of NZ Music Month. It’s all about celebrating great New Zealand music ... More >>

Building Belonging: Paving The Way For More Inclusivity In The Trades

Monday, 1 May 2023, 5:59 am | 818 Entertainment


TE MARAMA PUORO O AOTEAROA 2023 Today Marks The Start Of New Zealand Music Month

Monday, 1 May 2023, 5:46 am | 818 Entertainment

Today marks the start of TE MARAMA PUORO O AOTEAROA 2023 ( NZ Music Month ), celebrating ‘ Community and Collaboration ’. This year’s theme is about working together to build a more connected and collaborative musical landscape across Aotearoa, from ... More >>

NZ Music Month 2023 Encourages ‘Community And Collaboration’ Across Aotearoa

Friday, 28 April 2023, 5:56 am | 818 Entertainment

The New Zealand Music Commission are celebrating ‘Community and Collaboration’ this TE MARAMA PUORO O AOTEAROA 2023 (NZ Music Month). This year’s ‘Community and Collaboration’ theme is about working together to build a more connected and ... More >>

Elijah Wood Joined By Michael Smiley And Nell Fisher In 'Bookworm' Production To Commence In Canterbury, NZ

Thursday, 20 April 2023, 6:08 am | 818 Entertainment

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (Thursday 20 April 2023): Michael Smiley ( Kill List, “Bad Sisters,” The Lobster ), and Nell Fisher ( Evil Dead Rise, Northspur, Choose Love ) will star alongside previously announced Elijah Wood ( Lord of the Rings, Come ... More >>

Production Begins On Horror Feature Film ‘Grafted’

Wednesday, 12 April 2023, 8:22 am | 818 Entertainment

Production has begun on the new horror feature film Grafted starring Joyena Sun, Jared Turner, Jess Hong, Eden Hart and Sepiutaruth To’a with support from Ginette McDonald and Mark Mitchinson. <img src="" ... More >>

NZ International Fraud Film Festival Announces Full Lineup Including Panelists

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 6:10 pm | 818 Entertainment

The final countdown to the return of New Zealand’s only International Fraud Film Festival is on. Next week, March 29 and 30 at Auckland’s Q Theatre, the Fraud Film Festival will illuminate and entertain audiences while tackling the scourge of fraud. ... More >>

Acrobatic Extravaganza On Ice, Cirque Du Soleil’s Crystal, Announces More NZ Tour Dates After Breakthrough Demand

Tuesday, 21 March 2023, 7:01 am | 818 Entertainment

Following overwhelming popular demand, Cirque du Soleil’s – ‘CRYSTAL’ announces more shows for its forthcoming New Zealand arena tour The one-of-a-kind production, Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL , today announces additional shows for the New Zealand ... More >>

BIG FAN Announces Summer Residencies

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 6:17 am | 818 Entertainment

A NEW INITIATIVE TO FOSTER EMERGING INDEPENDENT AOTEAROA PRODUCERS BIG FAN continues to be more than just a purpose-built music venue and state-of-the-art recording studios. The BIG FAN Summer Residencies, will run from Monday March 27 to Friday March 31 ... More >>

NZ International Fraud Film Festival Announces Programme Line-up For 2023

Thursday, 23 February 2023, 7:30 pm | 818 Entertainment

Thursday 23rd February: The NZ International Fraud Film Festival 2023 returns to Auckland next month with a line-up of films that exposes the underbelly of fraud and its impact globally and locally. This year’s Festival programme explores the ... More >>

BIG FAN Announces Ignite 2023

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 6:19 am | 818 Entertainment

A NEW INITIATIVE FOR RANGATAHI WANTING TO ENTER THE NEW ZEALAND MUSIC INDUSTRY After launching their purpose-built music space in 2022, BIG FAN are kicking 2023 off by announcing the first of four empowering new initiatives designed to develop and engage ... More >>

Laneway Festival Cancelled Due To The Unprecedented Weather Event In Auckland

Saturday, 28 January 2023, 2:32 pm | 818 Entertainment

Unfortunately, due to the unprecedented weather event in Auckland we have made the heartbreaking decision to cancel Laneway Festival. We were so excited to deliver this show to our biggest crowd ever in New Zealand, our team has been working around ... More >>





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