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RNZ To Launch Dynamic Web Series And Podcast 'The Citizen's Handbook' Featuring Top Kiwi Comedians

Friday, 3 April 2020, 9:21 am | 818 Entertainment

RNZ have today announced a brand-new web series and podcast titled The Citizen’s Handbook . The ten-part comedy and civics class from the creators of popular satire White Man Behind a Desk will launch on Thursday 16th April. All episodes will be ... More >>

'Six' The Musical to premiere in Wellington in July 2020

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:17 am | 818 Entertainment

The producers of the Australian Production of the acclaimed West End hit musical SIX are thrilled to announce that the Australian tour will now include New Zealand and play a strictly limited exclusive New Zealand season in Wellington at the Opera ... More >>

THE PRESETS to Headline 'The Drop Festival'

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 2:56 pm | 818 Entertainment

SATURDAY 21ST MARCH, ASB TENNIS CENTRE, PARNELL, AUCKLAND Sign up for pre-sale access at thedroplive.com More >>

Trailer for 'Guns Akimbo' starring Daniel Radcliffe released

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 9:46 am | 818 Entertainment

The trailer for Guns Akimbo has dropped today, starring Daniel Radcliffe ( Harry Potter ) and Samara Weaving ( Ready or Not ). The action-comedy feature film, written and directed by New Zealand filmmaker Jason Lei Howden ( Deathgasm ) received its ... More >>

Trailer drops for NZ action-comedy The Legend of Baron To'a

Monday, 16 December 2019, 9:07 am | 818 Entertainment

Monday 16th December: The official trailer for Aotearoa’s brand-new action-comedy ' The Legend of Baron To’a’ has today been released ahead of its nationwide theatrical release on 20th February 2020. The film features an all-star Pacific and Māori cast, ... More >>

Basement Jaxx launch Soiree shows in Auckland & Christchurch

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 9:43 am | 818 Entertainment

Endeavour Live is proud to present SOIREE - an inner city gathering in the hearts of Christchurch and Auckland, hosted by iconic electronic music powerhouse duo Basement Jaxx . More >>

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




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