News releases about miscellaneous events such as Cirque du Soleil or Rhythm & Vines.
To celebrate the launch of Globalcitizen.org in NZ a stellar line up of kiwi artists will perform at the Auckland Town Hall
On Saturday, March 19, up to 300 people will be at the Oxfam Water Challenge 2011 at Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport to fundraise for Oxfam New Zealand’s vital water and sanitation work in some of the world’s poorest regions. During the course of the day, teams of four will negotiate a series of difficult challenges which require team members to use their strength, speed and skill as they struggle to carry a 20-litre container of water over the finish line.
In the first of a series of three Oxfam debates, Tackling Climate Poverty saw spokespeople from the major parties front up on their plans to address climate change.
Kiwis will have the opportunity to hear Nobel Laureate Jody Williams speak at a public breakfast held by Oxfam New Zealand at the Auckland Museum on Thursday 21 February. Williams, who is Director of the Nobel Women’s Initiative, and last year lead a High Level Mission on Darfur, will speak at the breakfast entitled Women Building Peace.
The honorable Luamanuvao Winnie Laban, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector and Oxfam’s Executive Director Barry Coates, hosted a ceremony to officially inaugurate the opening of Oxfam’s office in the capital.
Oxfam International is recruiting 300 young people from around the world to take part in its three year youth development program.
15,000 people danced in the New Year at Rhythm & Vines in Gisborne. 182 musicians and performers including Shapeshifter, Kora and the soulful Hollie Smith wowed the crowds and international acts Crazy P and Mylo raised the bar and rocked the Vines stage…
New Zealand actor Rawiri Paratene and Oxfam NZ are on a mission to bring award winning outdoor show Children of the Sea to Auckland Festival, AK07 next March.
See Cirque's latest show VarekaiTM at the Auckland Showgrounds, Greenlane West, Auckland in January and February 2007.