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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Supporting the stars of tomorrow

Theatre has always had a special place in our hearts, and we take a great deal of pride in doing what we can to support the next generation of kiwi thespians and to celebrate their achievements. November saw the return of the annual Auckland Secondary School Production Competition – the iTICKET Showdown Awards. Over 60 High Schools…

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Ticketing Olympic Gold

How fab has it been to watch the kiwi gold medals roll in during the Rio Olympics!? Such a stunning achievement from our Rowing squad so far – and we’re extra proud here in the iTICKET HQ, knowing that as soon as they get home, two of our gold medal holders Hamish Bond and Eric Murray will be…

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