Christchurch

  1. New Zealand's Vbase Downsizing Following Earthquakes

    June 21, 2011 2:17 PM EDT One of New Zealand's biggest venue management companies has had to drastically slash its headcount as a result of the devastating Feb. 22 earthquakes which rocked the country's second city Christchurch. Local firm Vbase has confirmed a d ...

  2. Queens of the Stone Age Cancel New Zealand Concerts Following Earthquake

    February 22, 2011 10:48 AM EST Queens of the Stone Age have postponed one date and canceled another following Tuesday's deadly earthquake which struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch. The American alternative rock group played in Auckland on Monday night and were slat ...

  3. NZ Acts Line Up For Tsunami Victims

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in New Zealand music are banding together for a benefit concert for the Tsunami-ravaged Samoan Islands in the South Pacific. Hip-hop stars Savage and Scribe, plus Neil and Tim Finn, Bic Runga and Dave Dobbyn are among the ...

  4. Pearl Jam Offers Ticket, Album Bundle Down Under

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam is bundling their new album into ticket sales for their upcoming Australasian stadium tour. Ticket-buyers have an option to buy two separate "Backspacer" bundles. One version contains the forthcoming album and an exclusive, liv ...

  5. NZ Retailer Real Groovy Back In Business

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Iconic New Zealand music retailer Real Groovy has been rescued from receivership - but some record companies will be left out of pocket. Directors Chris Hart and Martin O'Donnell last week bought back the assets of the flagship Auckland store ...

  6. NZ Music Takes To The Air

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Air travellers in New Zealand will get a dose of New Zealand music before they fly from this week. The country's national carrier Air New Zealand has adopted a policy of playing only New Zealand music videos on its fleet of 14 domestic 737 ai ...

  7. Kiwi Station Goes 100% NZ Content

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a response to the high rate of domestic acts charting in New Zealand, Auckland-based modern rock station Channel Z is changing its format to 100% local content. In a response to the high rate of domestic acts charting in New Zealand, Auckland-b ...