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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 >>

The Little Kiwi Show That Has Gone Global Gangbusters Drops New Episodes

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 2:50 pm | Elephant Publicity

Following their deal with global kids’ platform Da Vinci Kids earlier this year, the much-loved animated series Darwin and Newts drops 24 new episodes available free to view on TVNZ2 each weekday morning at 8:10am and on TVNZ OnDemand from 30 November. ... More >>

This Is Not A Zoom Call: Silo’s End Of Year Offering Rises To The Digital Theatre Challenge

Friday, 22 October 2021, 9:43 am | Elephant Publicity

With much needed end-of-year hijinks providing an antidote to the lockdowns of 2021, Silo Theatre’s new commission BREAK BREAD collides historical moments of coming together with absurd modern rituals of gathering from November 30 - December 19. ... More >>

Spirit Of Collaboration Alive In Music Therapy Week 2021

Monday, 18 October 2021, 9:27 am | Elephant Publicity

Advocating for vital therapeutic services and the highly skilled professionals providing them, Music Therapy New Zealand (MThNZ) is proud to confirm their annual awareness campaign will be going ahead this year in a hybrid model. An opportunity to celebrate ... More >>

Kita Dig Deep During Lockdown, Announce Tiny Concert At San Fran

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 5:01 pm | Elephant Publicity

Image credit: DIG DEEP music video, KITA, Dir. Kelly Gilbride. Wellington-based synth-pop trio KITA are emerging from Aotearoa’s lockdowns ready to reconnect with audiences. The trio are set to release a new visual for album track DIG DEEP, and ... More >>

Tune-in These School Holidays!

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 2:26 pm | Elephant Publicity

TU MEKE TUNE IN Brought to you by Tu Meke Tūī , PANNZ and Arts Front . Adapted from the popular children's book by Malcolm Clarke , original artwork by Flox . <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2109/89ae08fe96471c88b90d.jpeg" ... More >>

Chaos Of The Modern World Balanced By Ancient Myth In New Work From Performance Art Powerhouse

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 9:58 am | Elephant Publicity

Rituals of Destruction by Alexa Wilson Presented in partnership with Auckland Live and TinyFest <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2109/34e282a5a850202a98df.jpeg" width="720" height="377"> Tapping into the unique ability ... More >>

A Peek Inside The Christchurch Internet Troll Agency

Monday, 27 September 2021, 10:56 am | Elephant Publicity

Kōwhai Collab and The Outlook for Someday present A PEEK INSIDE THE CHRISTCHURCH INTERNET TROLL AGENCY Through a family connection, our documentary crew were granted special access into the Christchurch branch of the top-secret Social Cyberspace Agency ... More >>

Pet Day

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 11:08 am | Elephant Publicity

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2109/3232b7075c88c32543d5.jpeg" width="720" height="405"> Pet Day is a short-drama written and directed by young filmmaker Ruby Harris and produced by Stephanie Escalante . ... More >>

A Fracking Tour Of Taranaki

Monday, 20 September 2021, 3:35 pm | Elephant Publicity

Despite the Government’s pledge to be net carbon zero by 2050, onshore fossil gas exploration and production continues in the Taranaki region. A Fracking Tour of Taranaki is a short documentary highlighting an environmental catastrophe persisting ... More >>

Taiao: A Nonverbal Documentary Experience

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 3:26 pm | Elephant Publicity

The Outlook for Someday and Te & Kaponga Pictures present TAIAO WHAKATAUKĪ Whatungarongaro te tangata, toitu te whenua As people disappear from sight, the land remains TAIAO explores how we as a multicultural people use Aotearoa’s natural ... More >>

Bringing The Conversation Of Gender Diversity Onto Our Marae

Monday, 13 September 2021, 4:19 pm | Elephant Publicity

When Takatāpui character, Blayke, is called to return home to their marae, they are faced with a decision: do they return as their full authentic self, or do they hide who they truly are for the comfort of their whānau? He Takatāpui Ahau is a ... More >>

Filipino Film Makes History And Tugs On Heartstrings

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 11:23 am | Elephant Publicity

The Outlook for Someday and Te & Kuya Collaborative (TKC) present MEKENI MEKENI is a groundbreaking short film, proudly presenting an authentic Filipino immigrant story, and claiming screen history as Aotearoa’s first short film in Kapampangan-Filipino More >>

NZTrio Announce New Dates For Cumulus Concerts

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 4:00 pm | Elephant Publicity

NZTrio [L-R] Amalia Hall, Somi Kim, Ashley Brown (photo credit: James Davies). NZTrio is delighted to confirm that the full run of their Cumulus concerts have now been successfully rescheduled for October. New Cumulus dates: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 7PM ... More >>

Someday Stories Empower Young Makers To Find Their Voice

Friday, 27 August 2021, 9:00 am | Elephant Publicity

The fifth series of Someday Stories, a creative development platform for emerging filmmakers, is set to launch on Wednesday 8 September More >>

World Class Master Of Physical Comedy Comes Home

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 9:24 am | Elephant Publicity

World renowned physical theatre and contemporary circus performer Thomas Monckton returns home to Aotearoa with his one man show The Artist, blending physical theatre, dynamic clowning, and outrageously funny storytelling. Adding to the already impressive ... More >>