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New dates announced for 2012 iD Dunedin Fashion Week

iD Dunedin Fashion Week announced new dates for 2012 at an exclusive launch held in association with Dunedin’s Golden Centre Mall on Thursday 18 August 2011.  Celebrating its 13th year, the week is an international platform for rising national and global fashion talent and will take place from 27 March – 1 April 2012 in … Continue reading

Fashionistas flock to NZ fashion frontier

More than 80 media representatives from New Zealand and Australia attended the fashion week and participated in the week long fashion activities. A glamorous week of fashion events concluded in the nation’s unconventional fashion frontier. Twenty-one established, emerging and talented new designers celebrated the eleventh year of iD Dunedin Fashion Week with their latest winter … Continue reading

Hooray for Wellywood! Airport backs Wellywood’s future

Our friend from Wellington International Airport Louise Murray just sent me an email regarding the plans to erect a Hollywood-style sign on the Miramar peninsula celebrating the location of the heart of New Zealand’s burgeoning film industry, "Wellywood". "Wellington Airport is a big supporter of the capital’s film industry. It’s a relationship that has steadily … Continue reading

It's been one helluva fest!

The last New Zealand Fringe Festival ended with a question mark over its head about whether it would continue. It did, it rocked, and it will continue. Now Fringe 2010 has ended with a glorious bag with the naming of the best of all there is in 2010 and a new inductee for the Fringe … Continue reading

The Love Ball, supported by De Beers

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Love Ball, Natalia Vodianova and Lucy Yeomans, Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, last February 24 hosted The Love Ball, proudly supported by De Beers in aid of the Naked Heart Foundation. Natalia Vodianova was radiant in a stunning De Beers necklace made of pear-cut diamonds, totalling over 122 … 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

Samantha Hayes to host iD Dunedin Fashion Week Emerging Designer Awards

     Popular TV3 personality, and M2 Woman of the Year, Samantha Hayes, has been confirmed as the host for the Emerging Designer Awards on Thursday 11 March. Crowd favourites and dynamic duo Carol Hirschfeld and John Campbell will return to host the iD Fashion show on Saturday, 13 March. Carol will host the iD … Continue reading

Wellington on Show

On February 11, The Wellington Convention Bureau will showcase Wellington to the World . Wellington Convention Bureau Sales Manager Martin Boland says the event is designed to give locals who plan meetings and events of all kinds the opportunity to inspect venues and meet service providers on-site. A total of 72 businesses will be represented … 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

Fringe on Fire

      There were flames, exploding cakes, jaw-dropping performances and plenty of cocktails when the New Zealand Fringe Festival launched its 20th birthday programme last night. The launch of the Fringe 2010 programme was the feature of the evening, showcasing 80 shows that span the genres of comedy, theatre, music, dance and visual arts … Continue reading