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Word on the street | Culture

Your NZ Music Month 2022 playlist, sorted

What started out as a way to get more homegrown tunes on the radio all the way back in the year 2000 is now a fully-fledged, 31-day celebration ...


People | Culture

Q&A: Dillastrate's Tim Driver

Ōtautahi ‘neosoul pop’ duo Dillastrate have been taking over stages around the country. What's Hot New Zealand talks touring, new tracks and tea ...


Culture | What's On | Word on the street

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

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


What's On | People

Q&A: Daniel Weetman of The Black Seeds

Reggae summertime legends The Black Seeds are playing Christchurch into the new year at Hagley Park on December 31. Singer and percussionist ...


What's On

The Biggest Pub Gig in the World: Rock out with Th' Dudes

Spark Arena will turn into a giant pub for one night of beer-spilling pub rock for the Biggest Pub Gig in the World, as five of New Zealand’s ...


What's On

Q&A: Adam Hattaway on singing about crying

Kiwi band Adam Hattaway and the Haunters – comprised of Adam Hattaway, Elmore Jones, Liam Quinn and Ryan Fisherman – are travelling the country ...


Culture | What's On

SIX60 announce nationwide Saturdays 2021 tour

Start laying down your 2021 plans Kiwi music lovers, SIX60 have added a six-show Aotearoa-wide tour to the upcoming banging summer of Kiwi ...

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