Entertainment

Armageddon comes to Tauranga

Stars from The Flash, Teen Wolf, The 100 and more are expected in Tauranga this weekend for the city’s first ever Armageddon Expo. New Zealand’s biggest geek and entertainment event, Armageddon Expo, is coming to ASB Baypark Arena on May...... Read More

A sword experience like no other

Film, television and martial arts star Adrian Paul has announced he is bringing a touch of Hollywood to New Zealand. 'The Sword Experience,' a unique training program featuring actual film choreography, will appear for the first time in New...... Read More

Young musos turning out for competition

Every band needs a name, and ‘Trouser Men’ and ‘Minnie and the Lads’ are just a couple of inventive titles from Bay of Plenty high school bands entered in this year’s Smokefreerockquest heats. The bands and solo-duos will...... Read More

Mr G painting the HeART of the Community

“This is a dream project for me, being able to connect with locals, the community, people. It’s the heart of what I do,” says acclaimed artist Graham ‘Mr G’ Hoete. The Tauranga Moana artist, of Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti...... Read More

National art award finalists announced

The finalists of the 2017 National Contemporary Art Award have been decided with 51 artworks by 49 artists from across New Zealand selected. This year’s judge, City Gallery Wellington director Elizabeth Caldwell, had the unenviable task of assessing...... Read More

More uniquely NZ stories for local audiences

Arts, architecture, psychology, kaupapa maori and rural comedy are among new stories for local screen investments from NZ On Air ahead of a radical revamp of the funding model. Nigel Latta combines his two great passions, psychology and science, in a...... Read More

Ed Sheeran announces 2018 NZ dates

Superstar Ed Sheeran has announced that his 2018 world tour will include two dates in New Zealand. The English singer and songwriter will bring his Divide world tour to the Southern Hemiphere next March for seven stadium gigs across New...... Read More

Bruno Mars to work his magic in Auckland

Grammy Award-winning musician Bruno Mars is set to return to Auckland in February as part his 24K Magic World Tour. The ‘Uptown Funk’ superstar sold out arenas across Australia and Auckland in 2014. He is currently touring through Europe...... Read More

NZ to get local Married at First Sight

Whether you love it or you hate it, the popular TV show will be coming to New Zealand. New Zealand is to get its own version of Australian television show Married at First Sight. MediaWorks on Sunday announced it would start auditioning and producing...... Read More

Lucky Lotto player lands $1 million!

An Auckland ticket holder is $1 million richer tonight after landing Lotto's first division. The ticket was sold by Bucklands Beach Superette, and was the only big winner in Saturday's live draw, with the...... Read More