Marketing & Design Manager for iTICKET, Holly comes from a background in branding, design and visual communications. She also brings her experience in producing and promoting a range of arts and community focused events, helping promoters and venues to captivate their audiences through iTICKET’s targeted marketing opportunities.

Author Archives: Holly Vaihu


Passphere Group today announced its arrival on the New Zealand ticketing scene, giving ownership of ticketing back to venues and promoters and promising ‘the ultimate experience’ for customers. The merger is the joining of Kiwi start-up technology company Passphere, and iTICKET, an established New Zealand ticketing company. Passphere Group’s offering is a next-generation booking and…

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Dubious Punter Delighted by Random Win

When an iTICKET customer who purchased tickets to the 2018 Armageddon Expo received an out-of-the-blue phone call from Rokt in January this year, she was suspicious when they announced she had won their $5,000 monthly draw. In fact she barely remembered having entered a competition at all. “Initially I was unsure if the competition was…

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Seabin founder to speak at TEDxAuckland

The Australian co-founder of Seabin — a device designed to rid the world’s marinas of plastic — is coming to New Zealand to speak at TEDxAuckland 2018. Seabin Project raised almost $400,000 (NZD) in its Kickstarter campaign after it went viral. Co-founder Pete Ceglinski will use his TEDx talk on October 13th to make a…

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Theatre review: Run Rabbit

There’s no doubting we’re in the theatre for Victoria Abbott’s Run Rabbit, an impressive one-woman show which plays with style and form to deliver a hard-hitting message about life under siege conditions. Abbott bounces on to the stage and immediately engages with the audience, introducing the show, the venue and herself — along with different…

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Wizard of Oz a spellbinding success

REVIEW: I didn’t stop smiling for the entire show (well apart from when Dorothy cried). It was literally a feast of colour with superb acting, singing and spectacular costumes. I was still smiling as I drove home! The Wizard of Oz opened on Wednesday night at Nelson Musical Theatre in Atawhai Drive (beside Founders) to…

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Going West to announce full line-up this week

A multimedia collaboration featuring leading musicians, novelists and poets will be one of the highlights of this year’s Going West Books and Writers Festival. Moana Maniapoto joins forces with electronic music producer Paddy Free for the first New Zealand performance by Tu, who have already appeared in festivals in Finland and Taiwan. The duo mixes…

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