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People’s choice winner announced

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts & Sports, award winners, DJF, Film Festivals, General News, KB, KB, New Zealand, Repugnant, short film, Show Me Shorts  /  Comments Off on People’s choice winner announced

Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival on December 12, 2018 at 10:37 am Congratulations to producer Arielle Sullivan and writer/director Kyan Krumdieck who have won our Calibrate Legal / Patrick McGrath Barrister People’s Choice Award for Repugnant! This prestigious award is voted for by our audience members. Around 1,000 votes were received in total. There was […]

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Directors working with scripts

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts & Sports, Director, DJF, film, Film Festivals, Filmmaker Resources, Filmmaking, General News, KB, KB, Screenplay, Script, short film, short films, shorts, Show Me Shorts  /  Comments Off on Directors working with scripts

Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival When a script is complete it passes from the screenwriter to the director. What happens next? There are a number of actions required before production begins. In this handy guide we lay out the steps for you, peppered with tips from Ivan Barge – director of the award-winning New Zealand short film Madam Black.  ADVICE FROM IVAN: Being given a great script by a writer is […]

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Toi Whakaari Shorts

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts & Sports, DJF, Film festival, Film Festivals, General News, KB, KB, New Zealand, NZ film, Screening Room, short film, short films, Show Me Shorts, Show Me Shorts Film Festival, Toi Whakaari, Watch  /  Comments Off on Toi Whakaari Shorts

Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival Toi Whakaari was New Zealand’s first drama school and remains Aotearoa’s leading performing arts school. Many of our most well-known actors are Toi graduates – Cliff Curtis, Robyn Malcolm, Tim Balme, Miranda Harcourt, and David Fane to name just a few. The ‘Toi Film’ strand of Toi Whakaari is […]

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Ivory Coast Picture Framing Offer Custom Service

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts & Sports, Auckland, Crafts, DJF, KB, KB, Press Release, Press Release Service Auckland  /  Comments Off on Ivory Coast Picture Framing Offer Custom Service

Source: Press Release Service – Auckland (PR.co.nz) With their studio in Ranui, Ivory Coast Picture framing is offering hand-crafted, custom picture frames which add an extra touch to artwork or photography. Founded by Peter Dixon, Ivory Coast Picture Framing in West Auckland has produced frames for some of New Zealand’s top artists. Whether it be […]

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Vanuatu student journalist launches first poetry collection and aims higher

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Culture, DJF, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, journalism, KB, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, poetry, Publishing, Reports, University of the South Pacific, USP, Vanuatu, Youth  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu student journalist launches first poetry collection and aims higher

Telstar Jimmy with her poetry book Journey of Truth at USP’s Laucala campus in Suva … now keen to help others publish. Image: Harrison Selmen/Vanuatu Daily Post By Harrison Selmen in Suva, Fiji Vanuatu student journalist Telstar Jimmy launched her first poetry book in Fiji last week and vows bigger plans ahead to to help […]

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New Zealand Music Commission features Suffrage 125 series

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Music Commission features Suffrage 125 series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand Music Commission features Suffrage 125 series To celebrate Suffrage 125 – Whakatū Wāhine between now and the end of November the NZ Music Commission will be featuring a series honouring women in the New Zealand music industry, both on […]

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National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration on Monday 3 September

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration on Monday 3 September

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration on Monday 3 September The national commemoration to honour those who served in the Merchant Navy during wartime is being held this coming Monday 3 September in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park […]

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Creative New Zealand boosts Dunedin Performing Arts

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Creative New Zealand boosts Dunedin Performing Arts

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Creative New Zealand boosts Dunedin Performing Arts Creative New Zealand will provide $120,000 towards a feasibility study that will map the current state of venues and present options for a performing arts venue in Dunedin. Their contribution adds to the Dunedin […]

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“Landmark Title” takes top prize at New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on “Landmark Title” takes top prize at New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: “Landmark Title” takes top prize at New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults “A landmark title which will stand the test of time” has been crowned the country’s best book for young readers. Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story by Christchurch writer […]

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Entries now open for 2019 Ockham New Zealand book awards

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Entries now open for 2019 Ockham New Zealand book awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Entries now open for 2019 Ockham New Zealand book awards The New Zealand Book Awards Trust has announced that submissions are now open for the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, which promote excellence in and provide recognition for, the best […]

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BSA 2018 Survey on Offensive Language in Broadcasting

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on BSA 2018 Survey on Offensive Language in Broadcasting

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: BSA 2018 Survey on Offensive Language in Broadcasting The Broadcasting Standards Authority has released its report Language That May Offend in Broadcasting, which surveyed more than 1,500 members of the NZ public about the words or expressions that may be used […]

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Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand Three original First World War diaries currently held in Leeds University’s Liddle collection will be returned to New Zealand as a result of an agreement with the University, Neill Atkinson, Chief Historian Manatū […]

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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations This year both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, Brodie Stubbs Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and […]

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Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials On Anzac Day, New Zealand’s First World War memorials will be at the centre of commemorative events around the country. They are also the focus of the latest campaign from WW100, Monumental. “New Zealanders […]

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The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this weekend

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this weekend

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this weekend Current and former New Zealand Army Band members are joining together in a tribute to the fallen on Saturday and on Sunday for a free public concert at […]

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Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations

By   /  March 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations Today is International Women’s Day and this year we commemorate 125 years since women won the right to vote in Aotearoa. “Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is commemorating Suffrage 125 by telling the […]

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US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled Unveiling the design for the US memorial and the mauri stones ceremony cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, in times of peace and conflict, Paul James CE […]

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Sounds of Caribbean planned for Auckland’s first steelband festival

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Calypso, CaribbeaNZ Southern Stars, Culture, Evening Report, Featured, festivals, Global, Indigenous, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Music, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Steelband festival, Youth  /  Comments Off on Sounds of Caribbean planned for Auckland’s first steelband festival

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Auckland’s popular Silo Park will come alive to the sounds of the Caribbean next week. Part of the Summer at Silo Park events, the Aotearoa-New Zealand Steelband Festival on Saturday, February 24, will bring together seven local steelbands and feature two special guest steelbands from Australia. It is the first event […]

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Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced Themes of pacifism and conscientious objection feature prominently among this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards, which sees a total of $100,250 awarded to 10 applicants. “Researchers Margaret Lovell-Smith and Dan Bartlett delve into reactions […]

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Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  2018, 24/7 News, Arts & Sports, enter, enter film festival, enter film festivals, entry deadline, entry guidelines, Film festival, Film Festivals, Filmmaking, General News, New Zealand, short film, short film festival, short film festivals, short films, shorts, Show Me Shorts, Submit, submit to film festival  /  Comments Off on Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival

MIL OSI – Source: Show Me Shorts Film Festival – Release/Statement Headline: Submissions for 2018 now open | Show Me Shorts Film Festival Submissions are now open for the 13th edition of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival. Show Me Shorts 2018 will take place this Spring in more than 25 cinemas nationwide […]

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