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London's Longest Running Immersive Theatre Experience'Faulty Towers The Dining Experience' Comes To Aotearoa

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 7:40 am | 818 Entertainment

A comedic culinary adventure like no other, the international smash-hit Faulty Towers The Dining Experience will embark on a tour of the North Island in September 2024 after entertaining audiences across the globe for over 27 years. More >>

Trailer Released For Local & Sxsw Award Winning Film We Were Dangerous Starring Erana James And Rima Te Wiata

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 8:35 am | 818 Entertainment

The poster and trailer for We Were Dangerous has been unveiled ahead of its nationwide cinema release on Thursday 22nd August. More >>

Trailer And Poster Released For Kiwi Adventure Comedy 'Bookworm' Starring Elijah Wood And Nell Fisher

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 7:57 am | 818 Entertainment

The poster and trailer for the big new adventure comedy film Bookworm have been unveiled ahead of its nationwide big screen release on August 8th. Shot on location in the Canterbury region, Bookworm stars acclaimed Hollywood actor Elijah Wood, alongside ... More >>

Gibson XCVIII Share New Single ‘See You Again’

Friday, 24 May 2024, 4:10 pm | 818 Entertainment

Otautahi indie-pop duo GIBSON XCVIII (98) have today unveiled a new single titled ‘See You Again’ ahead of their South Island and Auckland shows this week. Musicians Dean Gibson and Mark Holwood formed GIBSON XCVIII out of a desire to make easy-listening ... More >>

Synthony Announces World-first New Show: Synthony Pride

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 9:14 am | 818 Entertainment

SYNTHONY is set to capture hearts and minds again with a world-first new show, “SYNTHONY PRIDE” on Saturday the 3rd of August at Auckland’s Spark Arena, celebrating LGBTQIA+ communities, artists, performers & anthems. More >>

Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa NZ Music Month 2024: Amplifying Aotearoa Music

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 6:03 am | 818 Entertainment

Today marks the start of TE MARAMA PUORO O AOTEAROA 2024 (NZ Music Month), with AMPLIFYING AOTEAROA | PAOROTIA AOTEAROA the key theme across this year’s event. More >>

Due To Overwhelming Demand: Jimmy Barnes Announces New Show And Venue Upgrade For The “Hell Of A Time” New Zealand Tour

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 11:45 am | 818 Entertainment

Since announcing his much anticipated return to touring following open heart surgery late last year, Jimmy Barnes has sold-out New Plymouth and Christchurch on his Hell of a Time Tour, with Auckland down to final tickets. More >>

NZ Music T-shirt Day Returns Friday 3rd May

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 11:35 am | 818 Entertainment

MusicHelps annual fundraising initiative NZ Music T-Shirt Day is taking place on Friday 3rd May 2024 as part of NZ Music Month. More >>

Casting Announced For Stage Adaptation Of Red White And Brass By Auckland Theatre Company

Monday, 15 April 2024, 3:14 pm | 818 Entertainment

Auckland Theatre Company are bringing Rugby World Cup fever back to Auckland - led by a group of Tongan superfans - at ASB Waterfront Theatre from 18 June to 6 July. More >>

Robbie Nicol’s Late Night Pilot Returns To The Basement Theatre This May!

Monday, 15 April 2024, 11:54 am | 818 Entertainment

New Zealand finally has a late-night TV talk show! Sure it's not on TV, but to be fair neither is Newshub. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2404/a2c7f440be6d64c49cac.jpeg" width="720" height="720"> Robbie Nicol (aka White Man ... More >>

Jimmy Barnes Announces His Return To The Stage

Friday, 5 April 2024, 6:30 am | 818 Entertainment

Jimmy Barnes has announced his much anticipated return to touring, heading to Christchurch, Wellington, New Plymouth and Auckland in July, following open heart surgery late last year. More >>

The Fantastical Labyrinth Of Colour And Light, Arborialis Luminarium, Returns To Aotearoa These School Holidays

Monday, 18 March 2024, 9:25 am | 818 Entertainment

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2403/c60c10b8fc27df4f56f9.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> From Saturday 13 to Sunday 28 April, Auckland Live in association with Insite Arts brings the highly popular ARBORIALIS ... More >>

Kiwi Film ‘We Were Dangerous’ Wins Big At SXSW

Friday, 15 March 2024, 10:43 am | 818 Entertainment

Kiwi film We Were Dangerous directed by Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu has won big at SXSW overnight, with the film awarded the Special Jury Award for Filmmaking in the Narrative Feature Competition. Directed by Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu and written ... More >>

An Initiative To Encourage Collaboration & Exploration In Songwriting

Monday, 11 March 2024, 4:36 pm | 818 Entertainment

BIG FAN has announced the return of their five-day long writing workshop – Fan Camp – one of a variety of initiatives offered to musical creatives throughout Aotearoa. After two successful rounds in 2023, the immersive five-day collaborative ... More >>

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="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2402/9dbb3798d467d3c18ca7.jpeg" 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 >>





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