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Tainui Waka Regional Kapa Haka Festival To Go Ahead

Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Festival 2020 announces the regional competition will resume on Saturday, 29th August


Th' Dudes announce rescheduled dates

Iconic Kiwi band Th’ Dudes announce new dates for Th’ Bliss Tour, with the nine-date tour now scheduled to kick off in Wellington on 13 November. 


Darts' Hamilton Return Delayed by 12 Months

The NZ Darts Masters is to be postponed for 12 months, with the world's top darts players now set to return to Hamilton’s Claudelands Arena in August 2021.

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Th' Dudes postpone Th Bliss Tour

Eccles Entertainment and Th' Dudes reluctantly announce the postponement of Th Bliss Tour due to start in Hamilton on 9 April.

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NZSO suspends concerts due to COVID-19 restrictions

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has suspended all concert and associated activity until May.

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Claudelands named Large Venue of the Year

Claudelands was crowned 'Large Venue of the Year' at the 2019 Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards.

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World Series of Darts set for Hamilton return in 2020

THE PDC's World Series of Darts is to return to Hamilton's Claudelands Arena on August 21-22 2020 following the huge success of the NZ Darts Masters earlier this year.

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America 50th Anniversary NZ Tour Announcing Harry Lyon as Special Guest

Bluesfest Touring is pleased to announce that iconic New Zealand songwriter and guitarist Harry Lyon will be special guest this month when the Classic Rock duo of Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell - AMERICA - perform three shows nationwide on their 50th Anniversary Tour.


Th' Dudes Reunite for Th' Bliss Tour

Kiwi icons Th’ Dudes announce they’ll reunite for Th’ Bliss Tour, performing five dates across New Zealand in April 2020. The news comes just days ahead of the band receiving the Legacy Award and being inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.


Synthony to play in Hamilton

Hamilton dance music fans are in for a treat with the first ever performance of Synthony, at Claudelands Arena on Saturday 12 October.

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Urzila Carlson kicks off tour in true 'Token African' style at Hamilton Zoo

Comedian Urzila Carlson celebrated a sell-out start to her Token African tour with a special animal encounter in Hamilton.


NZ Darts Star Harris: Kiwis could become world champions

CODY HARRIS believes that New Zealand could become World Cup of Darts champions in the future as the country prepares to welcome the sport's top players to Hamilton in August.

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Let’s Meet the Players! 5 minutes with World Darts Contender Peter Wright

The World Series of Darts is coming to Hamilton and bringing with it the sports breath of fresh ‘hair’, Scotsman Peter ‘The Snakebite’ Wright. He’s the world #4 and one of the most loved players on tour due to his ever-changing colourful mohawk, extravagant clothing and showmanship; although he is naturally shy when away from the oche.

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Claudelands to be renamed the Casey Kopua Arena to commemorate her retirement

Hamilton’s Claudelands Arena will be renamed the Casey Kopua Arena on 12 May, as a tribute to the veteran netballer’s long career with the Splice Construction Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic.

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Van Gerwen Headlines Competitors at NZ Darts Masters

WORLD DARTS CHAMPION Michael van Gerwen will return to New Zealand in August after being confirmed alongside Kiwi ace Cody Harris in the early competitors for the NZ Darts Masters.