Entertainment

Winter weather cancels Queenstown’s winter festival

Heavy snow has disrupted events at Queenstown's annual winter festival this morning. Snow is falling on the Crown Range and on ski fields in the Wakatipu Basin, prompting warnings for people to carry chains and drive to conditions. The weather...... Read More

Marlborough to be promoted as film and TV location

Marlborough District Council will invest up to $70,000 over the next three years to help promote the region as a film and television location. The council has agreed to partner with Screen Wellington which wants to increase production activity in the...... Read More

$166,667 win for six Lotto players

It will be a weekend to remember for six Lotto players after each winning $166,667 with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning Lotto tickets were sold at the following stores and locations: MyLotto, Auckland Reporoa Foodmarket,...... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over tonight, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $10.3 million up for grabs on Saturday. Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Saturday night, where the jackpot will be $9 million. Lotto...... Read More

Canterbury’s long chemistry history

The University of Canterbury is celebrating the history of an award-winning building that captures both the past and present of UC, with a free public exhibition about the Old Chemistry building at the Christchurch Arts Centre. The Old Chemistry...... Read More

Celebrating suffrage across NZ

People across Aotearoa New Zealand will soon be able to apply for funding to celebrate 125 years of voting for women. The announcement has been made by Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter, today. Julie has launched the $300,000 contestable fund...... Read More

Young filmmaker workshops return

Young creative Kiwis are being offered an opportunity to learn from the best at a three-day filmmaking workshop in Tauranga during the July school holidays. Baycourt Presents is pleased to announce the IYSFF Young Filmmakers Workshops, delivered by...... Read More

Celebrating a decade of community support

A celebrity among the Rotary International world, is one of many who have attended the birthday celebrations for a Bay of Plenty rotary club. Bill Boyd is one of only two New Zealanders who have been selected to be World President of Rotary...... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over tonight, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $9.2 million up for grabs on Wednesday. Powerball was not struck this evening and has rolled over to Wednesday night, where the jackpot will be $8 million. Lotto...... Read More