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‘Off The Rails’ And ‘All That Breathes’ Win Top Oscar-qualifying Awards At Doc Edge 2022

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 6:00 am | Elephant Publicity

The Documentary New Zealand Trust presents THE DOCUMENTARY EDGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 (DOC EDGE) 1 June – 10 July 2022 Doc Edge held their annual awards as part of their 2022 festival at The Civic this evening to honour the incredible ... More >>

Jimmy Carr Announces 2023 NZ Tour

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 12:01 pm | Elephant Publicity

Jimmy Carr, one of the best-loved comedians in the world, is returning to New Zealand for a national tour in January 2023. Tickets go on sale Monday 27 June at 9am. Terribly Funny contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might ... More >>

Over 280 Schools Celebrate Pride Week

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 12:17 pm | Elephant Publicity

InsideOUT Kōaro are proud to celebrate Schools’ Pride Week - a nationwide rainbow pride campaign in schools, running June 13-17 2022 . Schools’ Pride Week is a celebratory week of events and activities to help foster a sense of belonging for rainbow young ... More >>

Indian Ink Kicks Off 2022 National Tour With Double Bill At Auckland's Q Theatre

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 11:38 am | Elephant Publicity

To mark their impressive 25-year milestone Indian Ink Theatre Company kicks off its five-centre national tour at Auckland’s Q Theatre on June 9. This first tour stop in Auckland offers fans of Indian Ink the wonderful chance to experience a full ... More >>

The Documentary Edge International Film Festival 2022

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 4:55 pm | Elephant Publicity

1 June – 10 July 2022 Celebrate the power of documentary with Doc Edge ’s 2022 world-class hybrid programme. The festival has just dropped 113 feature length and short films at docedge.nz . Media are now invited to browse, request screeners and ... More >>

ASIA: Art Stories In Aotearoa 18 Kiwi-Asian Artists Profile In New Documentary Series

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 11:13 am | Elephant Publicity

From interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara (Venice Biennale 2022) to Graffiti Artist BERST (aka Dr Bobby Hung), K-Pop Choreographer Rina Chae to Silo Theatre's newly appointed Programme Manager Ahi Karunaharan , Aotearoa is bursting with stories of ... More >>

James Bond To Attend World Premiere At Doc Edge Festival In June

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 7:04 pm | Elephant Publicity

The Documentary New Zealand Trust presents THE DOCUMENTARY EDGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 (DOC EDGE) 1 June – 10 July 2022 The world premiere of The Other Fellow - a riveting film by UK director Matthew Bauer that explores the challenge ... More >>

Four Comedians For Fork N Funny This Fall

Friday, 25 March 2022, 8:07 am | Elephant Publicity

Hot on the heels of the March edition, Fork N Funny is back with an outstanding April line-up raring to go! Save the date for Friday 22 April at The Tuning Fork in downtown Auckland to catch the monthly lineup of Aotearoa’s finest comedians.  ... More >>

Fork N Funny Announces All Female Comedy Line-up On International Women’s Day

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 10:01 am | Elephant Publicity

The Tuning Fork is back for another round of Fork N Funny , a monthly showcase of the country’s best comedy chops. This 25 March an all female superstar line-up comes together to celebrate the outstanding talent of women in comedy. <img ... More >>

Feed Me, Seymour! Audacious Collision Of Film And Theatre Beams The Mean Green Plant Into Your Living Room

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 10:28 am | Elephant Publicity

Silo Theatre , Auckland Arts Festival and Jumpboard Productions presents LIVE LIVE CINEMA: THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - LOCKDOWN EDITION Created & Composed by Leon Radojkovic Directed by Oliver Driver  Performed by Byron Coll , ... More >>

Major New Prize Announced For Aotearoa’s Live Performance Industry

Monday, 28 February 2022, 11:49 am | Elephant Publicity

In partnership with The FAME Trust ( Fund for Acting and Musical Endeavours ) and the Acorn Foundation , PANNZ ( Performing Arts Network of New Zealand ) is honoured to launch a significant new prize for Aotearoa’s exceptional live performance artists ... More >>

Performance Artist Pivots To Deliver Individualised Experience

Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 10:43 am | Elephant Publicity

In response to Aotearoa New Zealand’s move to the Red Alert Level, award-winning performance artist, Alexa Wilson has transformed Rituals of Destruction into an interactive online performance piece which will be available from March 9th to April 9th. In ... More >>

Auckland Live And Hawaiki Tū Cancel Taurite

Friday, 4 February 2022, 9:01 am | Elephant Publicity

Due to Aotearoa New Zealand's shift to the red setting of the Covid Protection Framework, Auckland Live and Hawaiki TŪ regret to announce that the season of Taurite is cancelled. The season had been scheduled for 16-17 February at the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea ... More >>

Contemporary Artist Farewells Aotearoa For New Horizons:Taking His Work Trans-tasman And Beyond

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 9:27 am | Elephant Publicity

Max Patté has enjoyed a career that has crossed hemispheres and spanned 20 years as one of Aotearoa’s most celebrated contemporary artists, and now he is ready to start a new chapter. Patté is saying “haere rā” to the Land of the Long ... More >>

The Wait Is Over: Auckland, It's Time To Get Wicked

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 8:05 pm | Elephant Publicity

The citizens of The Emerald City are ready to put on a show. Image credit: LK Creative Following a year of uncertainty and numerous postponements, the second highest-grossing musical in Broadway history is set to open this February and tickets are flying out ... More >>

Auckland International Buskers Festival 2022 Takes Over The City Streets This Summer

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 6:09 pm | Elephant Publicity

Auckland International Buskers Festival 2022 28 – 31 January 2022 Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, Te Wānanga - Quay Street, Karanga Plaza - Wynyard Quarter, Te Komititanga – Lower Queen Street, Pocket Park – Fort Street and Freyberg Place – High Street. ... More >>

Refugee And Migrant Youth Have Their Say

Friday, 10 December 2021, 5:16 pm | Elephant Publicity

MIXIT presents VOICES In January 2022 twenty young people from a diverse range of backgrounds, former refugee, migrant and local, will have an opportunity to work with five inspiring artists over two intensive weeks, to explore what it is they ... More >>

The Legacy Of Peter Wells Lives On In Lgbtqi+ Writers Festival

Friday, 10 December 2021, 5:10 pm | Elephant Publicity

Back for its seventh year the annual samesame but different LGBTQI+ Writers and Readers Festival returns in 2022 with a five-day programme that boasts an incredible collection of novelists, activists, journalists, essayists, playwrights and poets. ... More >>

Taurite – Haka Dance Theatre Forging Forward With Performances In 2022

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 11:41 am | Elephant Publicity

Celebrated Māori performance company Hawaiki TŪ return to the stage in 2022 with their award-winning work Taurite . Following delays presented by Aotearoa New Zealand’s recent lockdowns, Hawaiki TŪ and Auckland Live are delighted to announce that Taurite ... More >>

Independent Arts Practitioners Face Acute Financial And Emotional Hardship Due To Delta Lockdowns

Friday, 19 November 2021, 8:43 am | Elephant Publicity

The last eighteen months have been hard on everyone, but it has been particularly challenging for artists who make a living from their creative practice in Aotearoa. There has been some great advocacy going on behind the scenes for the arts community ... More >>