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Project Gender Reveals Results Of Aotearoa Online Sex And Dating Survey

Thursday, 2 June 2022, 6:40 am | 818 Entertainment

The results of Aotearoa Online Sex and Dating Survey released today by Project Gender show people over 50 are dating dangerously and loving it. “How New Zealanders conduct our relationships has changed and it’s clear that technology has a key part to ... More >>

'Girl From The North Country' Set To Become The First International Production To Return To The Civic Since 2020

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 6:01 pm | 818 Entertainment

GWB Entertainment, Damien Hewitt, and Trafalgar Entertainment Group by arrangement with Tristan Baker and Charlie Parsons for Runaway Entertainment in association with Auckland Live and Venues Wellington present . THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED LONDON AND ... More >>

TE MARAMA PUORO O AOTEAROA NZ Music Month Kicks Off To Help Aotearoa Musicians ‘Level Up’

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 6:30 pm | 818 Entertainment

The New Zealand Music Commission are encouraging Aotearoa to ‘ Level Up ’ this TE MARAMA PUORO O AOTEAROA 2022 ( NZ Music Month ). This year’s ‘ Level Up ’ theme is about bringing into focus tomorrow’s stars, showcasing up-and-coming talent ... More >>

Netsky And Kiwi Artist Montell2099 Team Up Again With New Atmospheric Hit ‘Broken’

Friday, 18 February 2022, 7:55 am | 818 Entertainment

Chart-topping Drum & Bass legend Netsky has once again collaborated with Aotearoa heavyweight Montell2099 with new single Broken . The release follows their first project together – Mixed Emotions , taken from Netsky’s fourth studio album ... More >>

Trailer Released For Indigenous Sci-fi Thriller Night Raiders

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 7:15 am | 818 Entertainment

The Co-production Brings Together Talented Indigneous Filmakers From Aotearoa And Canada Following critical acclaim at Berlin and Toronto International Film Festivals, and most recently at the NZ International Film Festival, Night Raiders has today ... More >>

Lorde Announced As Guest Editor For New Edition Of Viva’s Quarterly Magazine

Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 7:08 am | 818 Entertainment

International award-winning fashion and lifestyle magazine  Viva  have announced Grammy Award-winning singer Lorde (Ella Yelich-O’Connor) as special guest editor and cover star of its upcoming glossy edition, on sale in retail outlets Aotearoa-wide ... More >>

The Auckland Town Hall And Civic Tours Return For 2022

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 8:04 am | 818 Entertainment

Auckland Live is proud to announce the return of The Auckland Town Hall and The Civic Tours – offering remarkable experiences of the historic buildings. Following the tremendous success of previous tours, sessions for both venues will run year-round ... More >>

Entertainer Suzy Cato Set To Dazzle At Auckland’s First-ever Open Air ‘Opera On The Harbour’

Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 7:12 am | 818 Entertainment

Aotearoa New Zealand’s beloved entertainer Suzy Cato will step into the role of The Starkeeper at Opera in the Harbour’s musical Carousel this February. Opening at Auckland’s iconic Wynyard Wharf on Valentine’s weekend 2022, audiences will ... More >>

The Middlemore Foundation Launches ‘The Future Forecast’ To Support Aotearoa’s Rangatahi

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 7:06 am | 818 Entertainment

INITIATIVE TO ASSIST MĀORI AND PACIFIC RANGATAHI IN THEIR FIRST YEARS OF UNIVERSITY Māori and Pacific are dramatically underrepresented across Aotearoa’s key sectors. In the healthcare industry, only 6.7% identify as Pacific and 12.7% as Māori. To ... More >>

‘Opera On The Harbour’ To Debut On Auckland’s Iconic Waterfront This February

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 7:04 am | 818 Entertainment

Auckland’s iconic Wynyard Wharf will play host to the first-ever Opera on the Harbour, an evening of music and entertainment set against the backdrop of the stunning Waitematā Harbour and City Lights on Valentine’s Weekend 2022. Audiences will ... More >>

New Action-drama Film 'Muru' Announced For Nationwide Release In February 2022

Friday, 15 October 2021, 7:14 am | 818 Entertainment

On October 15th in 2007, with new anti-terrorism powers, the New Zealand Police swooped on the people of Tūhoe, raiding homes in the small town of Rūātoki in the Bay of Plenty, Aotearoa. Among the many arrested under suspicion of domestic ... More >>

Phoenix Summit 003: NZ's Creative Industry Event Returns

Friday, 24 September 2021, 8:43 am | 818 Entertainment

Guest Speakers Include Grammy Nominated Hip Hop Producer Mike Snell, Livendirect Founder Keith Turner And Aotearoa Talent Spanning Music And Business The Phoenix Summit - New Zealand’s creative industry event is returning for 2021 with Phoenix ... More >>

Trade Careers Survey Reveal 79% Of Employers Want To Hire More Women

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 6:58 am | 818 Entertainment


Rafiki Soars To New Heights As The Lion King Opens In Auckland

Friday, 25 June 2021, 6:57 am | 818 Entertainment

THE LION KING’S iconic character Rafiki soars to new heights, taking to the top of Auckland’s Sky Tower, in a new video released to celebrate the show opening in Aotearoa. Shot from 220 metres in the air, this daring and breath-taking footage ... More >>

New Zealander Nick Afoa Announced As The Lead Role Of Simba In The Lion King International Tour

Sunday, 6 June 2021, 4:43 pm | 818 Entertainment

Kiwi performer Nick Afoa has been announced to reprise his role as Simba in THE LION KING International Tour’s Auckland season. The unparalleled theatre experience will open at Spark Arena on June 24th for a strictly limited season. Audiences are ... More >>

TEG And Laneway Festival Join Forces

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 6:47 am | 818 Entertainment

One of Australia and New Zealand's most beloved touring events Laneway Festival is delighted to announce it has joined forces with TEG , the leading global live entertainment, ticketing and technology business, for its next phase. Laneway Festival ... More >>

Celebrate And Support NZ Music T-shirt Day Tomorrow

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 10:46 am | 818 Entertainment

NZ Music T-Shirt Day returns tomorrow to close NZ Music Month | Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa with a nationwide celebration of local music and how it can make a positive difference in our lives. NZ Music T-Shirt Day aims to raise funds for MusicHelps ... More >>

Trailer Released For New Local Thriller 'Coming Home In The Dark'

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 6:58 am | 818 Entertainment

DIRECTED BY JAMES ASHCROFT, OWEN MARSHALL’S CHILLING SHORT STORY COMES TO LIFE ON THE BIG SCREEN CLICK HERE TO WATCH AND HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE TRAILER Following its world premiere at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival , the gripping trailer ... More >>

Trailer Unveiled For New Kiwi Film 'The Justice Of Bunny King'

Sunday, 23 May 2021, 1:57 pm | 818 Entertainment

The dramatic trailer for new Kiwi film The Justice of Bunny King has today been released ahead of its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival this June. Starring multi award-winning actor Essie Davis ( The Babadook ) alongside critically acclaimed ... More >>

NZ Music Month Summit 2021 - Full Programme Announced

Friday, 21 May 2021, 6:53 am | 818 Entertainment

The NZ Music Month Summit provides useful, practical information for emerging artists and music professionals to grow and thrive in their careers. The MMF Aotearoa and the NZ Music Commission are pleased as punch to announce the full programme and speakers ... More >>