Entertainment

Spoof Coke ad shows the scale of ocean plastic

As Coca Cola launch their new ‘Holidays are coming’ Christmas TV advertisement, some of the brand’s fans have been viewing a version that’s a little more realistic. In an attempt to take advantage of Coke’s huge PR push...... Read More

Taika’s challenge takes out top honours

New Zealand’s first nationwide anti-racism campaign 'Give Nothing to Racism' has won top honours at the Asia-Pacific Communications Awards taking out the supreme award for the best communications campaign by an NGO, association or institution....... Read More

Three Lotto players win $333,333

Lotto players from Marton, Katikati and Te Anau will be pleased as punch after winning $333,333 each with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at New World Marton in Marton, Katikati Paper Plus and Post...... Read More

Fizzing out for Fritter Festival

Whangarei District Council’s venues and events team is thrilled to announce an exciting line up for the sixth Whangarei Fritter Festival to be held on Saturday March 10 at Toll Stadium. "New Zealand legends Salmonella Dub will be headlining...... Read More

Cup decision in ten days

Building an America's Cup base on Auckland's waterfront could cost up to $190 million, Auckland Council has revealed. The figures were included with five possible options released today by the council. Councillors will decide in 10 days which...... Read More

Kim Dotcom film up for Best Documentary

Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web, directed and co-produced by Professor Annie Goldson, from the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts, has been nominated for Best Documentary at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Screen Awards. Annie and her producer...... Read More

Treasures from the Opera House walls

Little treasures have been turning up in the walls and under the floors of the 100-year-old Opera House in Hawke's Bay, as it undergoes earthquake strengthening. So far a boxing bout card number, coming attraction signs, old fuses, a cigarette...... Read More

Six players win Lotto First Division

Lotto players from Auckland, Waikato, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Otago will be walking on air this weekend after each winning $166,667 with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning tickets were sold at Pak N Save Mangere...... Read More

Lorde venue changed over licensing error

A wrongly-issued liquor license for a music venue six years ago has forced one of Lorde's Auckland shows to move location. Lorde's three sold-out shows in Auckland were planned for the Powerstation, but now an all-ages show will be held at...... Read More

Entries open on photographic exhibition

Entries open this week for the second Trustpower Photographic Exhibition, following the success of the first one which resulted in the popular open air display of entries along The Strand earlier this year. Downtown Tauranga Project Manager Sally Cooke...... Read More