News: Ticketing

New Zealand Government to legislate on ticket scalping

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today advised that her Government is to take measures to ban ticket scalping. Speaking to media on Monday at her post-Cabinet meeting press…

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Mar 4, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /


Eventbrite expands into Asian ticketing market

Eventbrite has expanded into the Asian market with the launch of a new Singapore-based platform. The move marks the ticketing and event technology firm’s first localised platform in…

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Mar 3, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Technology / Ticketing /


46,474 Eminem fans set Westpac Stadium record

Wellington’s Westpac Stadium set a new crowd attendance record this evening with 46,474 fans in attendance for Eminem’s Rapture 2019 concert - breaking a 2001 crowd record (of…

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Mar 2, 2019 Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


Live Nation reveals another record year with 11% rise in global revenues

Live Nation has reported that 2018 was its eighth consecutive year of record results, with ticketing activity rising by 14% and attendances rising by 8% from 2017. Last year saw the global…

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Mar 2, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Ticketing / Venues /


Ticketmaster acquires Moshtix to expand general admission offering in Australia and New Zealand

Ticketmaster has today announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Formed in 2003, Moshtix has been delivering…

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Feb 26, 2019 Entertainment / Finance / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /


New Zealand High Court Judge rejects Commerce Commission injunction against Viagogo

New Zealand’s Commerce Commission has failed to win an injunction to force Viagogo to change the way it does business with a High Court judge ruling in favour of the Switzerland-based…

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Feb 19, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing /


Cheapest AFL tickets for 2019 season to rise for the first time since 2014

The AFL has confirmed that cost of the cheapest tickets to 2019 season fixtures will rise for the first time in five years. While clubs will retain the power to set their own reserved seat…

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Feb 18, 2019 Marketing / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


Further warning to festival-goers after Perth scammer nets $10,000 from fake tickets

Police have joined those warning ticket buyers to be wary of purchasing tickets online amid rising fraudulent sales. Hannah Valentine, aged 19, from the Perth suburb of Innaloo, recently…

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Feb 12, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Ticketing /


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