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New JAKOB album Sines released to international anticipation

Friday, 17 October 2014, 2:07 pm | Olivia Young

One might expect a band’s return to the spotlight following an eight year hiatus to be a little quiet. Not so (nor possible) when it comes to New Zealand’s world-renowned post-rock trio Jakob. More >>

Jakob Reveal Music Video for ‘Blind Them with Science’

Friday, 3 October 2014, 1:20 pm | Olivia Young

An arresting new music video for Blind Them With Science, the premiere single from Jakob’s formidably beautiful and long-awaited new album Sines depicts the band doing what they do so very well: performing. More >>

Rodriguez’ Wellington Opera House Date Moved

Friday, 12 September 2014, 12:10 pm | Olivia Young

Legendary singer-songwriter RODRIGUEZ is returning to New Zealand this October for two shows in Auckland and Wellington. While the date of the Wellington performance at the Wellington Opera House was previously scheduled for 16 October, this show ... More >>

Manawa Ora: Stories from the Street

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 12:38 pm | Olivia Young

Auckland Live is delighted to announce the return of Manawa Ora: Stories from the Street , Nga Rangatahi Toa’s live inter-arts performance to Auckland’s Herald Theatre this October. More >>

Success through captioning should be a given as a Right

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 3:46 pm | Olivia Young

Success through captioning should be a given as a Right per the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities More >>

Jakob announce nationwide tour in support of new album

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 2:05 pm | Olivia Young

Jakob announce nationwide tour in support of new album Sines; release new single Blind Them With Science More >>

RODRIGUEZ Announces October New Zealand Tour

Friday, 22 August 2014, 9:25 am | Olivia Young

Legendary singer-songwriter Rodriguez will tour New Zealand this November prior to his Australian tour; playing shows in both Auckland (Monday 13 October) and Wellington (Thursday 16 October). Tickets are on sale on Thursday 28 August – go to Ticketmaster.co.nz ... More >>

Jackass Star Steve-O is Back in New Zealand This August

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 10:23 am | Olivia Young

Steve-O (a.k.a. Stephen Glover) has become a household name starring in the popular MTV show and films Jackass, and their spin-off series Wildboyz. Robin Fernando are stoked to announce the return of the attention-seeking stunt-man to New Zealand for ... More >>

Beop finalists for John Lennon Songwriting Contest

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 2:12 pm | Olivia Young

The song We Are Ok, by New Zealand group Beop, has been chosen as a finalist in the electronic category of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in New York. A coveted international title amongst songwriters, the contest’s panel of judges includes ... More >>

Sellout show for ScHoolboy Q - bigger venue for Auckland

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 2:35 pm | Olivia Young

Fresh, charismatic rapper ScHoolboy Q of Top Dawg Entertainment sold out The Studio in Auckland within hours after the tickets went on sale last Friday. After much anticipation from local fans, Robin Fernando and Niche have announced a venue upgrade to accommodate ... More >>

Action Bronson Postpones New Zealand & Australian Tour

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 12:28 pm | Olivia Young

Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding recording commitments, Action Bronson’s recently announced New Zealand and Australian shows have been postponed. More >>

Pathway to Reform confirms global key note speakers

Monday, 17 February 2014, 2:56 pm | Olivia Young

International drug policy symposium 'PATHWAY TO REFORM' has confirmed the last three key note speakers that will appear at the Auckland event on March 20th next month. More >>

Dub Fx and Opiou to Co-Headline Wellington Show

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 12:14 pm | Olivia Young

Robin Fernando in association with Convoy Unlimited & Konkrete Agency are pleased to announce worldwide loop station artist Dubfx and fun fuelled electro music genius Opiuo will be co-headlining a show in Wellington in March this year. More >>

Baauer and Ryan Hemsworth Hit New Zealand For Three Shows

Friday, 31 January 2014, 4:01 pm | Olivia Young

NYC club-killer and soundcloud poster-boy BAAUER -- responsible for the world-smash internet sensation and #1 Billboard Hot 100 track Harlem Shake -- is set to hit New Zealand for three shows co-headlining with awesomely irreverent, genre-bending Canadian ... More >>

A$AP Ferg to Headline Two Shows In New Zealand

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 3:21 pm | Olivia Young

Robin Fernando is proud to present two shows in New Zealand of one of A$AP Mob’s most prominent members the Trap Lord himself, A$AP Ferg. More >>

Erykah Badu to Play One Show In New Zealand

Monday, 18 November 2013, 8:51 am | Olivia Young

Robin Fernando and FuZen Entertainment are excited to announce that Erykah Badu will once again grace New Zealand fans with one show in Auckland next April. More >>

Spirit of New Zealand slips back to third place

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 3:50 pm | Olivia Young

The weather front that has been passing over the Tall Ships fleet produced challenging conditions for all, as the wind was heavy gusting at 60k. Calmer conditions now prevail on the water and the wind has dropped. More >>

Performing Poetry Below the Poverty Line

Friday, 27 September 2013, 2:28 pm | Olivia Young

Live Below the Line are excited to present a night of poetry at The Basement Theatre to wrap up the five day poverty challenge around New Zealand. Live Below the Line has seen over 1700 individuals unite to raise funds this week by participating in ... More >>