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Billboard Poetry Brightens City Centres

Friday, 1 May 2020, 7:35 am | Elephant Publicity

Taking poetry to the streets: A local poet’s collection of mirco-poems go macro on billboards across Aotearoa. As New Zealand moves into level 3 of lockdown this week, poet Annabel Hawkins’ words are lighting up the streets of our main cities, ... More >>

Can Nz’s Home Of Live Comedy Comeback?

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 12:15 pm | Elephant Publicity

Coinciding with the move to Covid-19 Level 3, The Classic, New Zealand’s home of live comedy in Auckland is turning to its fans for support to ensure that the iconic venue, a cornerstone of our comedy industry, can comeback at the next level ... More >>

Laughter After Lockdown: Fundraiser To Support NZ’s Comedy Industry Goes Live

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 11:32 am | Elephant Publicity

The New Zealand Comedy Trust have launched a double-pronged fundraising initiative to help support Aotearoa’s comedy community, responding to the critical need for financial assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In March, the New Zealand ... More >>

Neighbours Day Aotearoa: You Are Not Alone

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 10:07 am | Elephant Publicity

In response to the developing implications of COVID-19 , Neighbours Day Aotearoa accepts that group gatherings and events are not an option for many communities. While social distancing is our new norm we shouldn’t withdraw from neighbourly ... More >>

Russell Brand NZ Tour Cancelled

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 11:44 am | Elephant Publicity

The promoters of the Russell Brand Recovery Live Tour of New Zealand regrettably advise that due to the ongoing global situation regarding Coronavirus and the associated travel restrictions, all New Zealand shows have had to be cancelled. Ticket refunds ... More >>

US Comic Josh Wolf Will Have Audiences Howling with Laughter

Monday, 9 March 2020, 2:17 pm | Elephant Publicity

The US comedy superstar Josh Wolf is returning after a blockbuster debut NZ season at the 2019 NZICF with a brand-new hour, Josh Wolf Live! Wellington and Auckland audiences will be treated to one night only of his world class hilarity this May ... More >>

NZTrio Explores Culture, the World And Then the Cosmos

Monday, 9 March 2020, 9:52 am | Elephant Publicity

The masterful NZTrio returns with a packed 2020 programme, which will take audiences on an intrepid journey through culture, the world and the cosmos in three enthralling concerts at Q Theatre’s Loft in April, July and October. More >>

Emilia picks up 3 Olivier Award nominations

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 2:11 pm | Elephant Publicity

The West End production of EMILIA, the sensational feminist play that has taken London by storm, has just picked up 3 nominations in the 2020 Olivier Awards , given the nod for the ' Noel Coward award for best entertainment or comedy play' , as well ... More >>

Full Volume: Young South Auckland Cast Explore The Modern-day Challenges Of Living In A Noisy World

Friday, 14 February 2020, 9:12 am | Elephant Publicity

Massive Company, in association with Auckland Arts Festival presents BABBLE. Written by the cast of 20 in collaboration with Carla Martell, Scotty Cotter and Rosie Langabeer Drawing on their own unique experiences and stories, twenty young and passionate ... More >>

Faith No More announce New Zealand & Australia arena tour

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 9:20 am | Elephant Publicity

Faith No More announce New Zealand & Australia arena tour | First gigs worldwide in five years! | May 2020 More >>

The Guilty Feminist Podcast returns to New Zealand

Friday, 31 January 2020, 11:50 am | Elephant Publicity

After sold out shows in 2018 and 2019, The Guilty Feminist Podcast returns to New Zealand for a series of live episode recordings. Direct from sold out shows in North America and Australia, host Deborah Frances-White will be joined by New Zealand co-hosts ... More >>

Shepherds Reign and Alien Weaponry

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 2:47 pm | Elephant Publicity

Shepherds Reign consists of Filivaa James (vocals, keys), Oliver Leupolu (guitar, production), Shaymen Rameka (drums), Gideon Voon (guitars), and Joseph Oti George (bass). With Pacific, Māori, and Asian heritage, the band were all raised in South ... More >>

Touring Opportunities for Aotearoa's Finest

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 11:17 am | Elephant Publicity

This March, Auckland will be bursting with creative energy as leading artists, producers, festivals, touring agencies and venues from New Zealand and abroad come together to create opportunities for Kiwi work to tour. This, the 21st year of the esteemed ... More >>

3,100 Miles. 52 Days. 1 City Block.

Monday, 13 January 2020, 2:17 pm | Elephant Publicity

The Australasian premiere of a remarkable documentary that challenges the outer limits of human potential hits NZ theatres next month, following the world’s longest certified road race. 3100 Run and Become will have a NZ theatrical release from Feb 11, ahead ... More >>

Auckland Live's Fringe Town unleashes programme

Monday, 13 January 2020, 12:25 pm | Elephant Publicity

The wild child of the performing arts, Auckland Live Fringe Town returns to take over the magnificent Auckland Town Hall from 25 February to 1 March with an explosive line-up of unconventional experiences. Proudly part of the 2020 Auckland Fringe Festival, ... More >>

Largest Auckland Pride festival confirms full programme

Monday, 13 January 2020, 12:17 pm | Elephant Publicity

Celebrating with the city’s first multi-genre festival of a new decade, the full 2020 Auckland Pride Festival programme has landed and offers the largest line-up of events in Auckland Pride’s history. Auckland Pride Festival 2020 by the numbers: More >>

The Poetry of Katherine Mansfield put to music

Monday, 6 January 2020, 11:24 am | Elephant Publicity

The poignant work of iconic and highly respected New Zealand poet Katherine Mansfield is set to be brought to life in a music-poetry collision by a massive line-up of top local musicians and performers as part of Mansfield , an album concept conceived ... More >>

Adam award winning script embarks on tour

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:13 am | Elephant Publicity

Offering a roller-coaster of emotion with all the light and dark of human experience, Over My Dead Body: LITTLE BLACK BITCH returns to the stage in 2020 in its fully realised form. Embarking on a three-centre tour with two seasons in Auckland before heading ... More >>

Michael Hurst Would like to Have a Word

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 9:42 am | Elephant Publicity

Michael Hurst Presents NO HOLDS BARD As part of Auckland Fringe Michael Hurst want to talk to you. He wants to be close to you, to see you. He wants to tell you about being on the edge, about madness, about what it’s like when an actor loses their ... More >>

Russell Brand Returns To New Zealand for Three Centre Tour

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 2:04 pm | Elephant Publicity

Recovery Live is a funny and profane exploration into personal development and wellness from a comedian who has dedicated himself to spirituality to avoid self-destruction. More >>