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Q&A: Dillastrate's Tim Driver

Culture - People

Ōtautahi ‘neosoul pop’ duo Dillastrate have been taking over stages around the country. What's Hot New Zealand talks touring, new tracks and tea ...

 

Q&A: Kiwi soul musician Louis Baker on his new album

Culture - People - What's On

With his new EP out and doing the rounds, soul crooner Louis Baker took a moment to chat with What's Hot New Zealand about BBQ, crowd ...

 

Drax Project and Mitch James to tour New Zealand

Culture - What's On

All our pop dreams are coming true this winter as the sonic sounds of Drax Project head our way, along with Mitch James and special guest ...

 

Jimmy Barnes' 'Flesh and Blood' tour coming to New Zealand

What's On

Legendary Aussie pub-rocker Jimmy Barnes is taking advantage of the open borders to launch a New Zealand tour, kicking off at Christchurch Town ...

 

Q&A: Estère

Culture - What's On

In a spare moment on her new album tour, Estère took a moment to talk psychology and inspiration with What's Hot New Zealand. Your new album ...

 

Bravo Amici

Culture - What's On

The world’s first opera band, Amici Forever, was founded by New Zealand tenor Geoff Sewell, and he now brings his group of international West ...

 

The Veils Nux Vomica tour

Culture - What's On

Hailing from Auckland's Devonport, these indie rockers released their second album, Nux Vomica, in 2006, marking a darker, heavier and more ...

 

The Pink Floyd Experience

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Delivering a world class show for 22 years, The Pink Floyd Experience has become a household name in New Zealand and Australia, a breathtaking ...

 

Q&A: Lorna Coll - Volts

Culture - What's On

What's Hot New Zealand talks new music and festivals with Lorna Coll, vocalist for Christchurch band Volts. You released your first single ...

 

Shapeshifter tour New Zealand

Culture - What's On

Rave and dance to drum and bass with these Kiwi legends who have made it big at festivals around the world. Shapeshifter are touring New ...

 

The Biggest Pub Gig in the World: Rock out with Th' Dudes

What's On

Spark Arena will turn into a giant pub for one night of beer-spilling pub rock for the Biggest Pub Gig in the World, as five of New Zealand’s ...

 

Q&A: Amanda Atlas from The Human Voice

Culture - People

Kiwi soprano Amanda Atlas sung her way around the world before settling back in New Zealand. She talks about her upcoming performance of NZ ...

 

Bic Runga announces North Island tour

What's On

Internationally heralded and locally-loved pop songstress Bic Runga is ready to celebrate both the warming weather and the freedom to perform ...

 

Kiwi legends Split Enz top the charts in 2020

Culture

Talk about a comeback! The remastered anniversary edition of Split Enz’s legendary album TRUE COLOURS has reached the #1 position on the ...

 

Orchestral-electro spectacular Synthony announces NZ tour

What's On

Throw your arms (and conducting batons) in the air and get ready to dance, because Synthony is returning with a killer Kiwi lineup and a New ...

 

Fat Freddy’s Drop live & online

What's On

The group behind smooth Kiwi singalong anthems ‘Fish in the Sea’ and ‘Wandering Eye’ have just announced two live shows and free limited-time ...

 

Kiwi Music Playlist

Culture

The perfect introduction to the sounds of Aotearoa/New Zealand, our playlist boasts over 10 hours of solid Kiwi tunes ranging from those that ...

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