Entertainment

Queenstown turns it on again

Central Otago was again on song on Saturday, when the annual nationwide Summer Concert Tour kicked off in Queenstown with international music artists, Supertramps’s Roger Hodgson, James Reyne and Mark Seymour formerly of Australian Crawls and...... Read More

Two lucky Strike players win $150,000

Two lucky Strike players will be popping the champagne after each winning $150,000 with Strike Four in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at Paper Plus Hamilton in Hamilton and Mosgiel New World in Mosgiel. Powerball was not...... Read More

Repairs and extensions for Hauraki Rail Trail

Now summer is here, work on the Hauraki Rail Trail is heating up. Hauraki Rail Trail Trust General Manager Diane Drummond says two major extensions to the trail, as well as repairs following storm damage on January 5 last year, will be kicked into...... Read More

Matatā to celebrate new mural

An opening celebration will be held in Matatā this Tuesday, January 22 at 6pm to officially launch a new mural celebrating mana wāhine and the kuia of the area. The mural’s creation has come through a collaboration between Whakatāne Ki Mua,...... Read More

Shihad frontman to play nine shows across NZ

Rock ‘n’ roll raconteur Jon Toogood unplugs the Marshall stacks and dusts off his acoustic guitar for nine shows across Aotearoa this January and February.  Last year was a loud one for Toogood, between recording, releasing and touring...... Read More

NZ band dumped from label amid allegations

New Zealand record label Lil' Chief has severed ties with a band whose members make up part of internationally popular group Superorganism due to "unresolved" allegations. London-based band Superorganism released their debut album last...... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over tonight, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $9.3 million up for grabs on Saturday. Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Saturday night, where the jackpot will be $8 million. Lotto...... Read More

VIDEO: Kiwi rock legends sell-out show

Kiwi rock legends took to the stage on Sunday night to give a rare performance. Musicians came from far and wide to join Maurice Greer and his band Human Instinct for a special night of music. The sold-out show at The Entertainers Club which meets...... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over tonight, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $8.2 million up for grabs on Wednesday. Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $7 million. Lotto...... Read More

NZ’s disposable summer: gear that’s left behind

Once the party's over, all that is left behind on the trodden Waiohika Estate are the abandoned remnants of a great Kiwi summer.  Hundreds of cheap, barely used tents are left on the estate's grass fields near Gisborne after the Rhythm...... Read More