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The Slightly Correct Political Show 28: Year in review

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Comedians Jeremy Elwood (7 Days), Chris Brain (Billy T Award Winner) join broadcaster Pat Brittenden to digest the political year that was 2014. The lads look at the election result, the fall out for Labour and the new leadership structure along with delving into the mid terms in America and look forward to 2015 to see what’s happening,

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You can keep current with our latest The Slightly Correct Political Show updates via Twitter @SlightlyCorrect, the SlightlyCorrect.com website and facebook page.

This episode features Pat Brittenden (@patbrittenden), Chris Brain (@Chris_Brain), Jeremy Elwood (@jeremyelwood). The Slightly Correct Political Show is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Tech Podcast 207: Android 5 Lollipop and PlayStation TV hit NZ, Internet Balloons, Huawei/Spark

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We discuss the arrival of Android 5 and PlayStation TV in NZ, along with ‘Traveller’ Internet Balloon trial, Huawei’s deal to refresh Spark’s mobile network, Apple iMac 5k, and Southern Cross Cable signs biggest customers through to 2030.

This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Nate Dunn (@nate). Supported by Vector Communications and published by NZ’s Podcast specialists – Global Voice Media.

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NZ Entertainment Podcast 18: Eduardo Sanchez, Vika Bull, Paddy Buckley, Quickflix NZ, Gina Dellabarca

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This episode Wal and Jarred talk to American director Eduardo Sanchez (Exists/Blair Witch Project), Quickflix NZ’s MD Paddy Buckley gives us his top three films, Australian singer Vika Bull (Vika & Linda/The Black Sorrows) and guitarist Dion Hirini from At Last: Etta James Show and we talk to Show Me Shorts Film Festival director guru Gina Dellabarca

Guests: Eduardo Sanchez, Paddy Buckley, Vika Bull, Dion Hirini, Gina Dellabarca

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You can keep current with our latest NZ Entertainment Podcast updates via Twitter @NZ_Ent, the NZEntertainmentPodcast.com website and facebook page.

This episode hosted by Wal Reid & Jarred Tito, engineered by the amazing Simon Peterson and Paul Spain is the executive producer. The NZ Entertainment Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Motoring Podcast 1: Porsche 911 Targa, Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, more doors for the Mini and Car of the Year finalists

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In this inaugural NZ Motoring Podcast episode Damien O’Carroll and David Linklater are your hosts and they go to the beach with the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, enjoy the Porsche 911 Targa and go to the launch of the 5-door Mini hatch before peeking at the Fiat Punto. Plus the latest motoring news and the Top 10 finalists in the AA/NZMWG Car of the Year awards.

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This episode hosted by Damien O’Carroll with David Linklater and Paul Spain is the executive producer. The NZ Motoring Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

2014 VODAFONE NZ MUSIC AWARDS

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Lorde smashes the 2014 VNZMAs

Following a hugely successful year locally and internationally, Lorde has done it again taking out no less than six Tuis at the 49th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

The North Shore teen takes out two of the most coveted awards – the Mentos Album of the Year for ‘Pure Heroine’ and the Vodafone Single of the Year Tui for ‘Team’. Lorde also collects Tuis for Best Female Solo Artist, The Edge Best Pop Album, Vodafone Highest Selling Single for ‘Royals’ and the International Achievement Award, an amazing feat to cap off an equally phenomenal year for the talented 18year old

Lorde’s rapidly growing awards collection now includes four Tuis from the 2013 VNZMAs, an APRA Silver Scroll, The Taite Music Prize, two Grammys, a Brit Award and a MTV Video Music Award.

South Auckland Rap artist David Dallas rounds out a successful 2014 with two Tuis for Best Male Solo Artist and Best Urban / Hip Hop Album for ‘Falling Into Place’ after opening for global rap sensation Eminem.

Stan Walker, star of the upcoming international hip-hop film ‘Born To Dance’, also claims two Tuis; taking home the NZ On Air Radio Airplay award for ‘Bulletproof’ and Vodafone People’s Choice.

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Broods, the hugely popular sibling duo from Nelson – and newcomers to the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards – take home their first-ever Tui for Breakthrough Artist of the Year.

The winners had been announced at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards ceremony, held at Auckland’s Vector Arena.

Other winners include previous Critics’ Choice nominees The Naked And Famous, who take home the Tui for Steinlager Pure Best Group. Best Rock Album goes to Blacklistt; while the Tui for Best Alternative Album goes to solo-act turned band Tiny Ruins.

Fresh off the back of shows in the US and UK, family opera trio Sol3 Mio add to their Tui collection taking out the award for FOUR Highest Selling Album. The group picked up the Best Pacific Album Tui earlier this year (8 May).

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Tama Waipara takes home the Tui for Best Roots Album for ‘Fill Up The Silence’ and Best Electronica Album is awarded to Opiuo for ‘Meraki’.

Campbell Hooper claims his Tui for NZ On Air Best Music Video for his work on The Naked And Famous’ ‘Hearts Like Ours’ while the Best Maori Album goes to Rob Ruha for ‘Tiki Tapu’. The Tui for Best Gospel / Christian Album goes to Mosaic Music for ‘You Surround’ and Best Classical Album goes to Jack Body for ‘Poems of Love and War’.

Recorded Music New Zealand Chief Executive Damian Vaughan says he’s blown away at the quality of all this year’s finalists and winners.

“There’s no denying it’s been an amazing year for Lorde and her multiple wins reflect that. But it has also been a diverse year for quality releases across the board and it’s great to see we have so many different genres represented among the winners,” Vaughan says

“As always, the show itself has been outstanding and the performances amazing. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners – and a special congrats once again to Supergroove as the NZ Herald Legacy Award recipients and inductees into the NZ Music Hall of Fame.

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The show gets bigger and better every year so I can’t wait to see what next year will bring with 2015 marking the 50th anniversary of the awards.”

Guests at the event, hosted by Shannon Ryan and comedian Dai Henwood, were treated to live performances by some of the biggest names in New Zealand music including Benny Tipene, Blacklistt, Broods, David Dallas, Sol3 Mio and Tiny Ruins.

Perhaps the biggest crowd pleaser on the night was a tribute performance in honour of the 2014 NZ Herald Legacy Award recipients – Supergroove – performed by female music powerhouses Hollie Smith, Iva Lamkum, Ria Hall and Tali. They were accompanied by The Levites under the music direction of Jacob Nansen. The NZ Herald Legacy Award was presented to Supergroove on the night by Slave and Otis.

Tui recipients who have received their awards during the year are:

  • Best Jazz Album – Nathan Haines for ‘Vermillion Skies’
  • Best Folk Album – Tattletale Saints for ‘How Red is the Blood’
  • Best Pacific Music Album – Sol3 Mio for ‘Sol3 Mio’
  • Best Country Music Album – Kaylee Bell for ‘Heart First’
  • Best Album Cover – Anna Taylor & Ken Clark – ‘The Nihilist’ (Liam Finn)
  • Best Engineer – Joel Little – ‘Pure Heroine’ (Lorde)
  • Best Producer – Joel Little – ‘Pure Heroine’ (Lorde)
  • Best Children’s Music Album – Anika Moa ‘Songs for Bubbas
  • NZ On Air 2014 Critics’ Choice Prize – Randa
  • Follow the Awards news online: www.nzmusicawards.co.nz

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NZ Tech Podcast 206: Netflix coming to NZ, SnapCash, Nokia’s iPad ripoff, HP Stream 11, HP Envy x2

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We discuss Netflix upcoming NZ launch, the new Android tablet from the old Nokia, SnapChat’s SnapCash and PayPal on the Pebble watch, HP Envy x2, HP Stream 11, TransferCar and more feedback on using Gear S and Microsoft Band wearables.

This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Wal Reid. Supported by Vector Communications and published by NZ’s Podcast specialists – Global Voice Media.

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NZ Entertainment Podcast Episode 17: Exists, Sophie Henderson, Hiona Henare, Lisa Brickell, Macombee and the Absolute Truth, Big Screen NZ

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Special Exists movie episode. Wal and Jarred podcast live at the screening of Blair Witch Project’s director Eduardo Sanchez’s new Bigfoot film Exists. We also talk to Sophie Henderson of Fantail, film maker Hiona Henare talks about her new film Native In Nuhaka, playwright Lisa Brickell and muso Sarah Macombee from the group Macombee and The Absolute Truth talk Mockingbird Lisa’s new show. The boys from Big Screen NZ Jon & Clayton talk new films

Guests: Sophie Henderson, Hiona Henare, Lisa Brickell, Sarah Macombee, Jon Clist, Clayton Barnett

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This episode hosted by Wal Reid & Jarred Tito, engineered by the amazing Simon Peterson and Paul Spain is the executive producer. The NZ Entertainment Podcast is published by Global Voice Media – the home of NZ’s favourite podcasts.

NZ Tech Podcast 205: Amazon Echo, Office for free, Dropbox and Microsoft hook up, Android Lollipop, HP Stream 7

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This week we discuss Amazon’s upcoming Echo device and the Fire TV Stick, the Dropbox and Microsoft Office 365 alliance, Android 5.0 Lollipop, Wirelurker, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Gear S, Microsoft Band, HP Stream 7 and Microsoft Office arriving on mobile devices for free.

This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Attila Seress. Supported by Vector Communications and published by NZ’s Podcast specialists – Global Voice Media.

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NZ Tech Podcast 204: Hands on Microsoft Band, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, Toshiba’s US$99 Encore Mini

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We go hands on with the Microsoft Band fitness wearable, Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 Samsung Gear S and Toshiba’s US$99 Encore Mini. We also discuss Spark’s $60m data centre, the 100GB mobile data plan and what was a shocking week in space exploration.

This NZ Tech Podcast hosted by Paul Spain (@paulspain) with guest Todd Cochrane (@geeknews). Supported by Vector Communications and published by NZ’s Podcast specialists – Global Voice Media.

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