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After enjoying the sunnier summer climates of Australia and New Zealand, band members have returned to Canada in the dead of winter. But, what made the ... “We know there's not much room to dance at the Confederation Centre, but we hope (people) can find the space and go for it.” Across the country ...
A court in Cambodia has allowed seven Westerners arrested last month for allegedly posting photos on social media of themselves engaged in sexually suggestive dancing to be released on bail. The 10 — from Canada, the United Kingdom, Norway, the Netherlands and New Zealand — were arrested on ...

A Pacific LGBTQI dance collective in New Zealand has come up with a concept that uses a Samoan cultural concept to tell their stories. The group Fine Fatale has created a dance show titled Geish Tuiga as part of the annual Auckland Pride festivities happening this month. Tuiga is a ceremonial headdress ...
Gemma Lew, 12, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime to dance with the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) in their upcoming production The Piano: the ballet. Based on the New Zealand film of the same name, the ballet was originally conceived as a short work for Dortmund Ballet, and has been ...
Otago schools are delighted the Government is attempting to fill the music, drama and dance showcase void left by the closure of the Stage Challenge and ... Mr Hipkins said the events had showcased the talents of budding musicians, actors and dancers from across New Zealand for the past 25 years, with ...
Dancing with the Stars is America's answer to Strictly and has previously boasted a number of high profile contestants including the likes of Nicole Scherzinger, Jennifer Grey, Rumer Willis and Kim Kardashian. The New Zealand born dancer, who has been a part of the BBC series since it began in 2004, ...

The eclectic entertainment programme on the main stage kicks off at 12.30pm and features everything from the sometimes silly, sometimes serious Modern Māori Quartet to local hip hop, Cook Island and Native American dance, and reggae with a Kiwi twang. There's more to keep you amused on the waka ...
The 112-year-old wooden building which has been home to a rowing club, sea scouts, and years of post-war Saturday night dances, was badly damaged in this week's storm, when large sea swells rolled into the harbour and tore through several waterfront buildings. Manager Ali Howard said thousands of ...
But that's entertainment, and in New Zealand, dance mums are a comparatively frazzled sorority, doing their best to keep up with their children's passion, whatever the price: financial sacrifice, injuries, jealousy and infighting, dashed hopes, limited career prospects. No surprise that they are usually running ...
Jack, of Avonhead, achieved two gold medals and a distinction in both grade one and two in Royal Academy of Dance New Zealand ballet exams recently. His mother Dale Cusack said Jack hopes to one day dance for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. She said her son struggled to skip, he went home and ...
The Pakistan cricket team received a warm Maori welcome upon its arrival in Dunedin – the venue for the third one-day international against New Zealand on January 13 (Saturday). The cricketers were pleasantly surprised when the Maori – the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand – lined up at ...
Haka, the traditional war dance in Maori culture of New Zealand, greeted the captains of the participating teams of the ICC Under 19 World Cup, which start January 13 in Christchurch. Prithvi Shaw walked out onto the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, with captains of 15 other nations for the welcome event ...
One of the issues widely reported in the New Zealand media is that half of RNZB's thirty-six dancers have left the company or didn't have their contracts renewed. Barker says in her tenure as director that number is actually ten; three retired, four were not reengaged and three, Tonia Looker, Kohei Iwamoto ...
A Napier dance stalwart was so surprised to be named in this year's New Year Honours list she had to read her letter several times. Heather Brunsdon, of Heather Brunsdon School of Dance, has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to dance which span 50 years.
Actress Eva Longoria has confirmed her pregnancy with a photo of her baby bump on Instagram. She posted the picture today to her official account on the social media site with the caption "New year, new adventures. I'm so grateful to my beautiful family for giving this baby so much love already". It will Longoria's first child.
A prison isn't exactly the first place to come to mind when you think of a dance studio (and inmates, not your average students), but that's exactly why New Zealand Corrections is enlisting the help of the Royal New Zealand Ballet. In an effort to help reduce the female prison population in New Zealand, ...
... she studied with dancer and choreographer Gertrud Bodenwieser and later joined the Bodenwieser Ballet. However, as many of the dancers were Jewish, she and others left Europe to escape Nazi persecution. The dancers were then based in Australia and toured New Zealand during the '40s and '50s.

A Napier dance stalwart was so surprised to be named in this year's New Year Honours list she had to read her letter several times. Heather Brunsdon, of Heather Brunsdon School of Dance, has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to dance which span 50 years.
The board of the Royal New Zealand Ballet has taken action and commissioned an independent inquiry. There has been a mass exodus of dancers from the RNZB. Up to 20 of the company's 36 dancers are leaving, or have not had their contracts renewed, since the arrival in June of US Artistic Director ...
Three is livening up the reality stakes next year with a new Indian dance competition series, The Great NZ Dance Masala. MediaWorks confirmed Colin ... Mathura-Jeffree, 45, is thrilled to be at the helm of a series that will showcase Indian culture in New Zealand. The former New Zealand's Next Top Model ...
KUALA LUMPUR: A bevy of entertainers will be revving up the annual New Zealand Annual Dinner and Dance at Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur this Saturday. Leading the pack is popular all women trio, Lady Killers, who are known for their unique cross genre performances ranging from pop, rhythm and ...
Born in New Zealand, Erin started dancing at three. She moved to Australia at 18 to pursue her dancing ambitions and by 1996 Erin had moved ...
A Māori-Pacific contemporary dance duo will take centre stage at the New Zealand School of Dance 50th Anniversary show. The pair's piece ...
The Dance Rites competition is inspired by Pow Wow Circuit in North America and Canada, and by the Kapa Haka in New Zealand.
To understand how New Zealand–based guest curator Adam Hayward is dislocating and recasting our big, biennial Dance in Vancouver ...
Dance teacher and choreographer Ikin, brother of former Brisbane ... Peter Cunningham and Anthony Ikin will wed in New Zealand in May next ...
Aussie comedic celebrities Hamish and Andy's whistle stop visit to New Zealand to attend Te Kawa West Young Farmers fundraising dance ...
Male staff members of the New Zealand Embassy to the Philippines honor Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday with the Haka, ...
She's pictured with fellow Karen Ireland Dance Centre students Joshua ... New Zealand School of Dance and Royal Ballet School London.
Centre-stage: Nadine Proctor in her element with young dancers ... at the New Zealand School of Dance to study classical ballet full-time.
A Maori war dance, or haka, greeted Peru's players as they took to the field in Wellington. As they took the field in Wellington for the first leg of ...
New Zealand started off with the Haka, a Maori dance. Originally used before warriors went to battle, the dance is now used for significant ...
Sio Vaelua leads a dance class at a Good New India camp in Orissa, India ... With the devastation of mental health in New Zealand it only takes ...
Air New Zealand and Vancouver International Airport marked their 10-year ... Air New Zealand and YVR staged a Haka dance on the tarmac.
After New Zealand it's hard to say what the Tenors will be up to as each of us have a different job to go to next so we always just look forward to ...
Palmerston North hip hop dance crew now third best in the world ... "We realised that New Zealand has a unique dance style, one that takes its ...
Gore Ballroom and Latin-American dancers Kiera Ferguson 13, Bonnie Miller ... titles at the 67th New Zealand Open Dance Nationals recently.
A group of New Zealand's finest police officers have given a none-too-subtle nod to Taika Waititi's Boy with their latest dance routine - this one ...
Maria Cashmore, of South Taranaki Partner Dance Community, ... any other blind dance classes in New Zealand but couldn't find anything.
Team India players celebrate after the win against New Zealand. ... Punjabi folk dance — with teammates after his team beat New Zealand in a ...
The 29-year-old has been deported to New Zealand after his appeals ... friends and members of the Krump hip-hop dance community he was a ...
"Chile's ambassador to New Zealand, Rodrigo Espinosa, attended the ... as well as the Latin American Dance Troupe from Palmerston North.
A performer doing a New Zealand traditional welcoming dance at the Malaysia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and ...
Salman Khan's Chulbul Pandey inspired New Zealand police officers once again and the result is a video that has left everyone amused.
... President Michael D Higgins watched a Maori group perform the traditional dance. The President is now on his state visit to New Zealand, ...
The team of four danced to "munni badnaam hui" and the more recent "tan tana tan" from Judwaa 2 while oozing tonnes of swag.
The President is currently on a six day State Visit of New Zealand and began the ... In the dance, the President and their party were likened to ...
The Hamilton husband and wife team is looking to channel that passion to stun judges again at this weekend's New Zealand Open Dance ...
Ardern will be New Zealand's youngest ever female Prime Minister, and ... lady's sense of rhythm on the dance floor, before becoming serious.
Meanwhile, 12 new dancers, five of them apprentices, have been hired. ... Previously Royal Ballet New Zealand and Jas Art Ballet in Milan, ...


 

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