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Auckland Airport launches youth art programme

Auckland Airport has launched an art programme to showcase the artistic talents of young Aucklanders. The programme, called ‘Our Auckland’, means talented young artists can display their art at the airport for the benefit of passengers, their friends and families and those who work at the airport. Charles Spillane, Auckland Airport’s general manager of corporate … Continue reading

U2 360˚ Tour down under

Live Nation Global Touring and Michael Coppel present U2 live in New Zealand and Australia. The U2 360° Tour will visit Auckland, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and the tour also includes U2’s first Perth date since Popmart in 1998. “U2 has always been at their best when surrounded by their audience, and this extraordinary production makes … Continue reading

Local designers launch streetwear e-store

The Auckland pair behind label 21Grams, Andrew McCulloch and Shaun Bay, have launched a new e-store that sells a variety of streetwear fashion brands. “Online shopping is becoming more popular and getting easier for the consumer to utilize,” says McCulloch. “I mean, who doesn’t want to be able to buy the latest gear without having … Continue reading

The American

Academy Award winner George Clooney stars in the title role of this suspense thriller, filmed on location in Italy. Alone among assassins, Jack (played by Mr. Clooney) is a master craftsman. When a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, he vows to his contact Larry (Bruce Altman) that his … Continue reading

New Acts Announced for New Zealand International Arts Festival

The New Zealand International Arts Festival has announced two new acts for its 2010 line up at the Pacific Blue Festival Club – the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra from Brooklyn, New York and award winning indie singer-songwriter St. Vincent. Tickets go on sale on 15 December at Ticketek. Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra launched its sound from the … Continue reading

Grab a Sax-Pack of Xmas Party Pleasure

Australian Multi-Instrumentalist Adam Page (winner Best Music and Best Solo Show at the 2009 New Zealand Fringe Festival, and collaborator with STRIKE in July 2009) is returning to Wellington, but this time he is bringing some friends… The Adelaide Sax Pack! Think about this… four world-class saxophonists, one huge quartet sound, stacks of the cheesiest … Continue reading

A Day of Fair and Magic

For my weekly date with my family,We went to Thorndon Fair noted as being Wellington's Oldest, biggest,brightest and best street fair. The Thorndon Fair is traditionally an excellent opportunity for people to come along and purchase gifts for Christmas. The fair runs along Tinakori Road from Bowen Street to Harriet Street, and up Hill Street … Continue reading

Wear your Jandal

TODAY will take on a new meaning as Kiwis prepare to don their Jandals to support Surf Life Saving’s annual appeal day. National Jandal Day is set to make a big splash again this year as Kiwis all over New Zealand are urged to wear their jandals in support of Surf Life Saving. Collectors will … Continue reading

The Non-Stop Gig'09

C4 and Telecom have joined forces to deliver a New Zealand first. On Sunday 6th December a collection of New Zealand’s hottest musicians will get together to perform a mammoth 12 hour gig – streamed live, and non-stop, on the internet. The only way to see this concert will be online at http://www.c4tv.co.nz/thenonstopgig. The incredible … Continue reading

A Santa to remember

From All white up to Sponge Bob Squarepants, the 2009 Santa Parade in Wellington are amazing and the crowd loved the show particularly the kids with a estimated 60,000 people lined the streets. The Parade started at 2PM  at the corner of Lambton Quay and Ballance Street. and l travel down Lambton Quay on to … Continue reading