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Get To The Red Carpet of the 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

29th September 2005

If you don't manage to score yourself tickets to the 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards and a Durex prize pack from today (you have until 4pm - click here for info), then the red carpet at the Aotea Centre – THE EDGE® is the place to be on Wednesday 5 October.

Simply get on down to the red carpet and you could be one of the lucky ones to be whisked inside for the awards ceremony. Plus there’s heaps happening to keep you entertained before the big show.

Get down to the Aotea Square – The EDGE® at midday where KIWI (93.8FM) is broadcasting live and there’s a PlayStation®2 loaded SingStar® so you too can entertain the crowds.

KIWI is also giving away prizes from L’Oréal Professionnel, Clean & Clear® and Durex, plus CDs of the 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards finalists, official 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards t-shirts, limited edition 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards iPod shuffles and tickets to the 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

Then from 6.00pm you can catch all your favourite celebs and musicians on the red carpet as they arrive for the biggest night on the NZ music calendar.

C4 is filming all the action and for the second year in a row, they’re bringing the awards to living rooms throughout the country.

On Thursday October 6, at 8.30pm, C4 screens the PlayStation®2 SingStar™ Red Carpet Special. Hosted by James Coleman andDJ Sirvere, this half-hour pre-show covers all the happenings on the red carpet as the kiwi music glitterati arrive in style.

The 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards broadcast follows at 9.00pm in a 90-minute special featuring exclusive performances from the artists who have been picked to perform on the night

So remember –

Aotea Centre – THE EDGE®, Wednesday October 5, from 12 noon for a red letter New Zealand music day.

About the 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards:

The 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards are presented by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ) and are held annually to celebrate the achievements of New Zealand musicians. 2005 is the 40th anniversary of the awards and television audiences will see delayed broadcasts on C4 on Thursday October 6 from 8.30 pm repeated on Sunday October 9 at the same time. TV3 also broadcasts the show on Saturday October 8 at 11.30pm.

The winners in the following categories will be announced and Tui trophies presented on October 5:

PlayStation®2 SingStar™ Album of the Year, KIWI Single of the Year, Coke Fridge Best Group, Best Male Solo Artist, Best Female Solo Artist, Clean & Clear® Breakthrough Artist of the Year, The New Zealand Herald Songwriter of the Year, 42BELOW Highest Selling NZ Album, Highest Selling NZ Single, Best Rock Album, Durex Best Urban/Hip Hop Album, Best Dance/Electronica Album, Best Aotearoa Roots Album, C4 Best Music Video, Best Classical Album, Vodafone People’s Choice Award and International Achievement Award

The Country, Folk, Pacific and Jazz music Tuis are presented at functions organised by the relevant industry associations and the technical awards at a separate function at which the main award finalists are announced. Two awards for Outstanding Contribution to the Growth in NZ Music on Radio were presented at the NZ Radio Awards in April. All winners are again recognised at the main event on October 5.

For more information on the 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards check out:


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6 October 2005