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RNZB's A Midsummer Night's Dream is coming to a living room near you

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which was unfortunately cancelled in all locations but Wellington due to ...

 

Royal New Zealand Ballet's Venus Rising returns for 2022

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet's 2022 season will open with Venus Rising - a spectacular programme of three female-choreographed ballets that was ...

 

Hollie Smith on her new album, heading out on tour, and awesome collaborations

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She’s putting out her first new album in five years, Coming Out of the Dark, and heading around New Zealand on a tour to celebrate. ...

 

Q&A: China Gonzalez

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What's Hot New Zealand took a moment to chat with Mexican-Kiwi comedian China Gonzalez about her upcoming show, Better Than Tacos. Your show ...

 

Christchurch's Bread & Circus - World Buskers Festival dates announced for 2022

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The world-famous world buskers festival is returning to infuse the streets of Christchurch with laughs, creativity and belief-defying acts this ...

 

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

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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 ...

 

Grit in your pointes - Choreographer Loughlan Prior on RNZB's The Firebird with Paquita

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What's Hot New Zealand talks dystopian future, dramatic backdrops and modern ballet with The Firebird choreographer Loughlan Prior. “This ...

 

Figaro's feminists: Q&A with scenographer Tracy Grant Lord

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The Marriage of Figaro's scenographer, Tracy Grant Lord, tells What's Hot New Zealand a bit about the aesthetic of this production, and how the ...

 

Figaro's feminists: Q&A with director Lindy Hume

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What's Hot New Zealand caught up with director Lindy Hume to talk about and love, the revolution, and the NZ Opera season of The Marriage of ...

 

Figaro's feminists: Q&A with assistant director Eleanor Bishop

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Eleanor Bishop is the assistant director of the New Zealand Opera production of The Marriage of Figaro. It's a radical tale with strong feminist ...

 

Figaro's feminists: Q&A with conductor Zoe Zeniodi

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Conducting the New Zealand Opera production of The Marriage of Figaro is Zoe Zeniodi, 'ingenious Greek maestro' and lifelong lover of La ...

 

Journey through Italy with the Cinema Italiano Festival

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What's Hot New Zealand and the Cinema Italiano Festival take you on a journey through Italy in film. We begin our trip on the far northwest, at ...

 

Master of puppets: Meet Sarah Burren, the maker of The Glow Show

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The Glow Show artistic director Sarah Burren talks to What's Hot New Zealand about the value of teamwork, and keeping the attention of ...

 

Drax Project and Mitch James to tour New Zealand

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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

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

 

Kiwi pop star Benee announces tour of New Zealand's smaller towns

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Benee fans rejoice - the pop sensation will be embarking on a regional tour of Aotearoa this August, covering the smaller cities that usually ...

 

Shapeshifter tour New Zealand

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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 ...

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