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Medical Cannabis Rally & March today 1pm

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Medical Cannabis Rally & March today 1pm

‘We are marching to show Bill Engish that we do not condone his callous and inhumane attitude towards patients. We demand an immediate moratorium on prosecuting patients and supporters until this fiasco is resolved.”

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TDB – 2017 NZ International Comedy Festival Picks – the perfect dozen

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

It’s that time of year again, and the incredible range of comedy talent on display is proof of just how far the NZ comedy scene has grown and developed. There’s just so much to choose from, getting a dozen picks is incredibly difficult, but here are the 12 acts TDB thinks you need to see this season…

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Ocean Film Festival 2017 : Auckland 24 March : SkyCity Theatre

By   /  March 18, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Ocean Film Festival 2017 : Auckland 24 March : SkyCity Theatre

Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface.

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John Miller :: The People Said No!

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

From the years 1967 to 1972, John Miller photographed many aspects of public opposition to the US-led Vietnam War and the New Zealand government’s participation in it. Street marches, rallies, occupations, teach-ins and anti-war conferences in both Auckland and Wellington involved a wide range of New Zealand society.

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Fringe Festival – Are You Sure?

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Fringe Festival – Are You Sure?

CHOOSE YOUR OWN OUTCOME IN FRINGE’S MOST REBELLIOUS SHOW Auckland Fringe Festival & Stray Theatre Company – Are Your Sure? Audiences that arrive to Are You Sure? will find themselves smack bang in a choose-your-own adventure story come to life. Starting in Silo 6 and moving throughout the vast playground of Wynyard Quarter, the choices […]

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Fringe Festival – Moon bridge by Culture Clash – TAPAC at the Fringe

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Fringe Festival – Moon bridge by Culture Clash – TAPAC at the Fringe

Moonbridge – A story of love, loss and a little bit of wackiness. A new exhibition has come to town: “The Museum of Broken Relationships” from Zagreb. Pedro, the town’s museum archivist is heartbroken from the sudden death of his beloved wife. Eclipsed by the moon, we follow Pedro crossing from his loss to a […]

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AS YOU LIKE IT – Summer Shakespeare 2017

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on AS YOU LIKE IT – Summer Shakespeare 2017

Presented by AUSA Outdoor Summer Shakespeare Directed by Benjamin Henson Banished from the constricted court, Rosalind and her cousin/best friend Celia cast off their former lives and embark on a journey of liberation in the glorious Forest of Arden. Dressed as a boy and a simple shepherdess, there they find the charms of the pastoral […]

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AUCKLAND PRIDE 2017: FULL PROGRAMME OUT NOW! AUCKLAND PRIDE FESTIVAL & PARADE 2017

By   /  February 5, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on AUCKLAND PRIDE 2017: FULL PROGRAMME OUT NOW! AUCKLAND PRIDE FESTIVAL & PARADE 2017

With over 80 events live on the website and the FREE Pride Guide programme out on the streets, the much-loved Auckland Pride Festival (10 – 26 February) is just one week away! Our biggest Auckland Pride Festival to date, 2017’s programme showcases the many and diverse talents of the Rainbow communities of Aotearoa, as well […]

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Talk. The Deep Sea & Our Precarious Nature with Lucy Lawless

By   /  February 1, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Talk. The Deep Sea & Our Precarious Nature with Lucy Lawless

A talk by actor and Greenpeace Climate Ambassador Lucy Lawless and climate-focused campaigners will be the closing highlight of our provocative exhibition, Precarious Nature. Lawless, best known for her title role in “Xena” and more recently for starring in the Starz cable television series “Spartacus”, is also a vocal and active climate campaigner. In February […]

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The Great Auckland Pride Debate

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  5 Comments

In this special election year match-up, champions Team Jacinda Ardern will be challenged by Team Richard Hills in what promises to be a battle of the sexes like we’ve never seen before.

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Fringe Festival – JUBILATION – THREE RIGHTEOUS SUNDAYS

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Fringe Festival – JUBILATION – THREE RIGHTEOUS SUNDAYS

  When Auckland Fringe 2017 hits, Jubilation Choir will be making a righteous noise with three Sunday gigs spreading the musical love. On three successive Sundays, Jubilation will bring the power of their R & B and soul-infused gospel to Leigh’s Sawmill Café (February 26), Takapuna’ s PumpHouse Theatre (March 5) and TAPAC at Western […]

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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez: Why I Sued The U.S. Government – Auckland

By   /  January 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Xiuhtezcatl Martinez: Why I Sued The U.S. Government – Auckland

XIUHTEZCATL MARTINEZ: Why I Sued The U.S. Government A THINK INC Event “The face of America’s next-generation environmental movement” – Rolling Stone “A vital voice for our time” – Julia Butterfly Hill 2015’s recipient of the Peace First Prize and a powerful voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez […]

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Fly My Pretties – Waiheke, Cable Bay Vineyard

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Fly My Pretties – Waiheke, Cable Bay Vineyard

Sunday 29 January, Waiheke, Cable Bay Vineyards

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Fringe Festival – SILO 6 BECOMES HIDEAWAY FOR DEAD BOY, BLUE.

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Fringe Festival – SILO 6 BECOMES HIDEAWAY FOR DEAD BOY, BLUE.

“Dead Boys Are Blue is a semi-autobiographical work, developed in Launceston, Tasmania and Bay of Islands, New Zealand. It features a transgender character, homosexual love and Old Hollywood as core components, experienced at personal levels by us, the artists.” – Nelson Blake, Writer / Director / Producer. Dido St. Claire was established by Nelson Blake […]

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Fat Freddy’s Dop joins the Sunday morning legendary set at Splore

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Fat Freddy’s Dop joins the Sunday morning legendary set at Splore

We are beyond excited to finally announce one more very special act that’s going to ‘drop’ onto the Splore main stage next month.

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Protest: Trump Becomes President

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  5 Comments

Trump’s inauguration marks the beginning of a wave of attacks on the people of the US and a new era of global instability.

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