Just arrived! More than a dozen stories by Lynley Dodd featuring Hairy Maclary, Schnitzel von Krumm, Slinky Malinki and other favourites. Just a few of the 100+ new pieces in the Children's Treasure Chest in 2017.
Go Ahead Caller is back on RNZ February 2017. Five minutes of opinion and views from the self- proclaimed 'Voice of Reason' Ken Oath. Friday afternoons just after 3.30 on RNZ National. Grab the podcast from RNZ, from iTunes or on Spotify.
Described as provocative, passionate and political, story teller Sameena Zehra and Irish musician Mike McKeon seem like an unlikely pair. But the married couple is in NZ to bring their unique flavour… Audio
Playwright Eli Kent uses his own self- obsessed generation to update Henrik Ibsen’s play Peer Gynt for the Auckland Theatre Company. Peer Gynt [recycled] takes the apparatus of contemporary life –… Audio
Australian Cabaret performer Tomas Ford brings his musical spy thriller The Chase! to New Zealand. The story follows the crooner turned assassin on an epic globe-trotting journey, with original songs… Audio
Miss Jean Batten is a solo show about New Zealand’s legendary Aviatrix. It’s produced by Flaxworks Theatre Company, written by Phil Ormsby and performed by Alex Ellis. Jean Batten’s 1936 flight from… Audio
The national kapahaka festival Te Matatini begins on 23 February. In the lead-up, Te Ahi Kaa discusses mōteatea (chants) with Dr Wayne Ngata and waiata-a-ringa (action songs) with the late Matiu… Audio
He co-wrote the hit play Ladies Night; worked on the screenplay for the Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers; has a critically acclaimed novel and a feature film to his name; Metro described him as "New… Audio
The 2017 season of Wellington Summer Shakespeare has kicked off with a performance of All's Well That Ends Well and a book has been published to commemorate 34 years of this event in the capital. Kim… Audio
How do you tell a story that’s based in the dark through light? That’s exactly what lighting expert Duncan Milne has been tasked to do for acclaimed New Zealand playwright Stephen Sinclair’s new piece… Audio
Just imagine floating on water while taking in a show. That’s the idea behind designer/director Stephen Bain’s Floating Theatre, which brings the indoors out. The 30 seat theatre, which floats on… Audio
Australian Emma Hall is the writer and performer of the political one-woman comedy We May Have to Choose heading to Auckland Fringe from 21-25 Feb before Wellington Fringe from 2-11 March. We May Have… Audio
Carl Bland is an acclaimed actor, playwright and painter, and the son of another renown New Zealand actor Peter Bland. He was a core cast member shows such as Rude Awakenings, and hit drama Street… Audio
It’s hard enough having one show in the Fringe festival, but how about two. Wellington based Eliza Sanders brings two solo show – Castles, and Pedal - to the Basement Theatre in Auckland, in late… Audio