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The British Film Festival Returns To New Zealand Screening The Best Of British Cinema

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 9:50 am | 818 Entertainment

An outstanding line-up of films from the British Isles screening nationwide from 19th November 2020 The British Film Festival returns to New Zealand this November, serving a stellar selection of prestige film and English box office hits. The premium ... More >>

Netsky Debuts A Love Letter To Nz With His Official Music Video For Mixed Emotions With Montell2099

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 7:43 am | 818 Entertainment

Belgian DJ and honorary Kiwi, Netsky, has just released the official music video for his track Mixed Emotions with kiwi producer Montell2099 ahead of the release of his album Second Nature due out on 30th October.  After playing shows ... More >>

Kiwis' Covid Streaming Habits - Including Their Favourite Lockdown Movies And Series

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 7:47 am | 818 Entertainment

A new survey has revealed the effect of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on New Zealanders’ movie and series-watching. And, as Auckland moves to a “level 2.5”, the survey also reveals the streaming habits of Aucklanders during their most recent Level 3 ... More >>

Trailer Unveiled For Powerful Kiwi Drama ‘Savage’ Ahead Of 27 August Release

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 7:53 am | 818 Entertainment

The trailer for new local feature film Savage has been released today ahead of its nationwide general release on 27th August. The film stars Australian actor Jake Ryan (Home and Away, Wolf Creek, Underbelly) alongside local faces John Tui (The Legend ... More >>

Trailer Released For New Kiwi Comedy 'Lowdown Dirty Criminals'

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 7:54 am | 818 Entertainment

The trailer for Aotearoa’s newest comedy crime caper Lowdown Dirty Criminals has today been released ahead of its nationwide theatrical release on August 20. Directed by Paul Murphy (Second Hand Wedding, Love Birds), the film features an all-star cast More >>

New Dates Confirmed for Blue Planet Ii Live in Concert

Monday, 13 July 2020, 9:37 am | 818 Entertainment

Following the incredible success of the BAFTA-award winning BBC Studios natural history series Blue Planet II , Blue Planet II Live in Concert will bring the wonders and mysteries of the planet’s oceans and its colourful inhabitants to the stage, in ... More >>

Delta Goodrem Unveils Bridge Over Troubled Dreams Tour For April 2021

Monday, 13 July 2020, 7:25 am | 818 Entertainment

TEG Live proudly presents superstar singer songwriter Delta Goodrem on her BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED DREAMS TOUR in April 2021, marking Delta’s first ever headline tour of New Zealand. Pre-sale tickets will be available via The Breeze ( Auckland , Wellington ... More >>

Trailer Released For New Heartfelt Comedy ‘Baby Done’ Starring Rose Matafeo And Matthew Lewis

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 8:15 am | 818 Entertainment

The trailer for local comedy film Baby Done has today been unveiled ahead of its nationwide general release in October. From the production house behind Kiwi box office hits The Breaker Upperers and Hunt for the Wilderpeople , Baby Done stars ... More >>

Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-macuer And Louis Mendiola Behind New Comedy Series Ass

Monday, 8 June 2020, 7:47 am | 818 Entertainment

A brand-new comedy series, reuniting three of the stars from What We Do In The Shadows , has been optioned by local production house Augusto. From co-creators Cori Gonzalez-Macuer and Louis Mendiola, the series will be directed by comedy genius Jemaine Clement ... More >>

NZ Music Month 2020 Weekly Newsletter

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 8:28 am | 818 Entertainment

Welcome to the second official week of NZ Music Month! It's been amazing to see the support and aroha from businesses, organisations and the public, and we can't wait to share what's coming up! We showcase some of the great activities happening ... More >>

NZ Music T-shirt Day Set To Round Out NZ Music Month

Friday, 8 May 2020, 8:22 am | 818 Entertainment

NZ Music T-Shirt Day is a nationwide celebration of the music of Aotearoa and the power music has to make a positive difference in our lives. Raising funds for MusicHelpsLive, an appeal launched by the MusicHelps charity to directly help those working in the ... More >>

NZ Music Month Weekly Update

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 8:37 am | 818 Entertainment

NZ Music Month launched on Friday with a host of celebrations, new releases and events taking place around Aotearoa. With loads more in the calendar in the coming weeks, and new activity being firmed-up daily, here’s the first weekly newsletter ... More >>

Augusto Partner With Nano Girl To Bring ‘Breaking It Down’ Science Lessons To Kiwi Kids Homes

Friday, 1 May 2020, 8:04 am | 818 Entertainment

Augusto has partnered with ’Nanogirl’, Dr Michelle Dickinson on a fast turnaround informative and engaging home learning series ‘Breaking it Down’ airing now across TV, Digital and On Demand. Developed in line with the New Zealand national curriculum, ... More >>

NZ Music Month’s 20th Anniversary Kicks Off

Friday, 1 May 2020, 7:03 am | 818 Entertainment

Today marks the first day of Aotearoa’s iconic month-long NZ Music Month celebrations. Now in its twentieth year, the month of May is brimming with fantastic new releases from artists across Aotearoa, alongside innovative online events, promotions and More >>

NZ Music Month 2020 Encourages Kiwis To Support Aotearoa’s Music Industry

Sunday, 19 April 2020, 7:59 am | 818 Entertainment

NZ Music Month kicks off on Friday, May 1st and the theme for this year is simple: Support local. Stream local. Follow local. Buy local. This May marks the twentieth NZ Music Month, and while a big month of live events and retrospection was planned, ... More >>

New Streaming Service 'Academy On Demand' To Deliver Arthouse, Foreign, Classic Film To NZ Audiences

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:25 am | 818 Entertainment

Academy Cinemas have announced the launch of a new streaming service, Academy OnDemand to continue bringing the best independent, foreign and classic titles to Kiwi audiences in a time Kiwis need it the most. Planning for Academy OnDemand has been underway ... More >>

Miss Conception Films Launch Short Film Competition For Kiwi Kids And Teens During Lockdown

Monday, 6 April 2020, 9:01 am | 818 Entertainment

A short film competition to inspire creativity in Kiwi children and teens during lockdown has today been announced by Miss Conception Films. The project is supported by several well-known Kiwi filmmakers and industry experts, including Madeleine Sami ... More >>

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 >>