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Kiwi Documentary Maker Highlights Plight Of Our Fourth Estate At Prestigious International Award Ceremony

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 11:19 am | Thornton Communications

For the second year in a row, Bryan Bruce has won a New York Festivals Film & TV Silver Award, this time for his documentary The Food Crisis which screened on Sky Go last year. More >>

Leading military historian seeks photographs from WW2

Monday, 18 March 2019, 4:21 pm | Thornton Communications

Professor of War Studies, Glyn Harper, is compiling a major book that brings together images of New Zealanders in the Second World War. It will be a sequel to his highly regarded Images of War (HarperCollins NZ), which brought together almost 1000 photographs ... More >>

Pioneering health psychology researcher visits New Zealand

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 9:01 am | Thornton Communications

Internationally acclaimed author, health psychology researcher and osteopath Phil Parker arrives in New Zealand today, to talk about his ground-breaking work. More >>

Queen of Property sees social housing as a moral obligation

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3:30 pm | Thornton Communications

Today’s Budget announcement about social housing doesn’t go far enough to helping ordinary New Zealanders, says Queen of Property Nicolette Connors. More >>

Queen of Property says “no thanks” to ‘Real Housewives'

Monday, 15 February 2016, 3:01 pm | Thornton Communications

New Zealand’s Queen of Property says “no thanks” to starring role on ‘Real Housewives of Auckland’ More >>

Christchurch sculpture inspires two creative endeavours

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 1:29 pm | Thornton Communications

Ernest George Gillick’s well-known sculpture Ex Tenebris Lux (‘From Darkness Light’) is the inspiration behind a theatre production and symphony of the same name, both to be performed in Christchurch this month. More >>

Big things begin with baby steps

Monday, 3 August 2015, 11:17 am | Thornton Communications

Big things begin with baby steps Dynamic entrepreneur Kathryn Wilson is New Zealand’s premier footwear designer and has won a string of awards, including the ANZ Young Business Person of the Year 2015 and Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Award 2014. ... More >>

International fiction reigns supreme

Monday, 3 August 2015, 9:21 am | Thornton Communications

For nearly 20 years consecutively, Whitcoulls has been asking New Zealanders to vote for their favourite books and authors. This year, more than 21,000 votes were cast and the results announced today demonstrate that Kiwis prefer to read international ... More >>

What John Key thought about ‘dirty politics'

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:26 am | Thornton Communications

On September 20, John Key swept to victory to become one of New Zealand’s most successful and popular Prime Ministers. Rocked by scandal, the 2014 election campaign was one of the most brutal – and riveting – in recent history. But what was Key ... More >>

Major biography of Richard Seddon launched by David Cunliffe

Monday, 1 September 2014, 10:02 am | Thornton Communications

Major new biography of Richard Seddon launched by his great great-nephew, the Hon. David Cunliffe More >>

Website to encourage strategic voting launched

Friday, 11 April 2014, 9:29 am | Thornton Communications

Fresh from winning a Gold Medal at New York Festivals International Television & Film Award for his hard-hitting documentary Mind the Gap , Bryan Bruce has today launched a website to highlight the rights of Kiwi kids. He also wants to encourage ... More >>

New Zealanders Leave Home Before They See the Country

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 12:17 pm | Thornton Communications

“Don’t leave town until you’ve seen the country” was the catch cry of the last domestic tourism campaign in the 1980s. However, results of a Facebook survey of 6,000 New Zealanders show that Kiwis are far more likely to have visited Australia ... More >>

Reduce access to KiwiSaver funds on retirement says expert

Monday, 1 July 2013, 6:25 pm | Thornton Communications

Leading financial writer and adviser Martin Hawes has come up with a radical solution to the problem of retirees mismanaging their KiwiSaver funds. Simply reduce the amount that they can withdraw. This reduces the immediate risk of them losing money to ill-conceived ... More >>

Second World War veterans valuable to history

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 12:51 pm | Thornton Communications

Second World War veterans valuable to history An author who interviewed about 100 First World War veterans says New Zealanders should value the memories of living veterans before it’s too late. “There are only about 12,000 Second World War ... More >>

Inside Child Poverty Documentary Now Available to the World

Friday, 25 November 2011, 10:40 am | Thornton Communications

Bryan Bruce, the maker of last Tuesday night's documentary INSIDE CHILD POVERTY, is very pleased that TV3 have opened up the On Demand Link to the world. He hopes that Kiwis will tell their friends living overseas to watch. More >>

Major New Exhibition Celebrates New Zealand Artists

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 2:08 pm | Thornton Communications

Thirty New Zealand artists explore connections between humanity, nature and art, at a major outdoor art exhibition which opens at The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum, near Hamilton this weekend. More >>

Pathologist Loses Complaint Against The Investigator

Monday, 19 September 2011, 10:43 am | Thornton Communications

Bryan Bruce -- The writer and presenter of The Investigator TVONE has just made the following comments on the failed BSA complaint by Dr James Pang against the episode on The Mark Lundy Case. More >>

Poetry comes to Auckland

Monday, 11 July 2011, 4:01 pm | Thornton Communications

AUCKLAND LIBRARIES POETRY WRITING COMPETITION This competition is for original work written by any member of Auckland Libraries. There are three age categories: 12 and under, 13-18, over 18. Entries close on 13th July. Entries online via the Library ... More >>




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