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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 >>

The Lion King Adds An Extra Show Following Record-breaking Sales

Monday, 17 May 2021, 1:43 pm | 818 Entertainment

(17 May, 2021) Due to overwhelming demand, THE LION KING International Tour has added an additional matinee performance to its strictly limited Auckland season during school holidays. The unparalleled theatre experience holds the record as the fastest-selling ... More >>

Auckland Live's Cabaret Season Announce 2021

Monday, 17 May 2021, 9:27 am | 818 Entertainment

More than 140 astounding artists and performers including Tim Minchin, Finn Andrews and NZTrio, Anika Moa, Tami Neilson, Julia Deans and Hugo Grrrl come together for the delectable winter feast that is the 2021 Auckland Live Cabaret Season . Auckland’s ... More >>

Tim Minchin’s Auckland Back Encore Show Announced As Part Of The 2021 Auckland Live Cabaret Season

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 6:55 am | 818 Entertainment

Internationally renowned performer TIM MINCHIN and Auckland’s premier destination for the best entertainment in town, AUCKLAND LIVE, are coming together for the encore of Tim’s BACK show, to open the Auckland Live Cabaret Season in 2021. Tim will ... More >>

NZ Music T-shirt Day Back In 2021 To Support Musichelps

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 9:09 am | 818 Entertainment

NZ Music T-Shirt Day returns this May 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 >>

Great Local Music For All Kiwis This Nz Music Month

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 9:46 am | 818 Entertainment

(Thursday, 22nd April) Aotearoa’s iconic NZ Music Month | Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa kicks off on May 1st, celebrating great local music for all New Zealanders - in every place, for every age, and in every genre. The month of May will see a host of celebrations, ... More >>

Nationwide Survey Launched To Encourage More Kiwi Women Into Trades

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 6:58 am | 818 Entertainment

The COVID-19 Pandemic has seen more than 22,000 Kiwi women lose their jobs. Today, Trade Careers has launched a nationwide survey to gather information and find ways to boost the number of women working in the infrastructure and construction sector, ... More >>