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Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge revamps for 2022
1 Jul 2022   /

Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge revamps for 2022

The date has been set for the 44th Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge, which will take place on Saturday 26 November.


Food, film, kites among Kāpiti event fund recipients
22 Jun 2022   /

Food, film, kites among Kāpiti event fund recipients

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s 2022 Major Event Fund has allocated $200,000 to six events this year.


Elemental AKL expands to meet strong demand
22 Jun 2022   /

Elemental AKL expands to meet strong demand

Elemental AKL has added eight new events to its lineup, to be held in multiple locations across Auckland from 14 – 31 July.


Date set for new food, wine, design festival
17 Jun 2022   /

Date set for new food, wine, design festival

A new food, wine and design festival called INDULGE will light up Auckland’s Wynyard Point and Jellicoe Harbour in March 2023.


B&B roadshow to rekindle connections
15 Jun 2022   /

B&B roadshow to rekindle connections

The Bed and Breakfast Association of New Zealand is hosting a nationwide roadshow to encourage B&B operators to connect with industry and guests.


Auckland fund green lights 96 events over autumn
7 Jun 2022   /

Auckland fund green lights 96 events over autumn

Tātaki Auckland Unlimited has signed off on a further 96 applications for events under the Local Activation Fund Programme and Discount Programme, part of the Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland Support Package.


Garden Marlborough returns in November
2 Jun 2022  

Garden Marlborough returns in November

The Rapaura Springs Garden Marlborough is set to return from 3-6 November.


120+ events for Visa Wellington on a Plate
1 Jun 2022   /

120+ events for Visa Wellington on a Plate

More than 120 events and pop-ups will take place during Visa Wellington On A Plate, on during the month of August.


…while Ōpōtiki unveils 10-day Matariki events calendar
31 May 2022   /

…while Ōpōtiki unveils 10-day Matariki events calendar

Ōpōtiki has lined up 19 events for locals and visitors to honour and celebrate Matariki.


Music festival draws thousands to Kaitaia
26 May 2022  

Music festival draws thousands to Kaitaia

More than 3,500 people converged on Northland to attend the sold-out Ngāti Kuri #HīkoiTo100 Music Festival in Awanui, Kaitaia.


May means Eat, Drink, Love Ponsonby 2022
20 May 2022   /

May means Eat, Drink, Love Ponsonby 2022

For the month of May, participating Auckland restaurants and bars will be celebrating the Eat, Drink, Love Ponsonby 2022.


Te Pae shows off local cuisine, culture to industry partners
19 May 2022   /

Te Pae shows off local cuisine, culture to industry partners

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre showcased Canterbury’s food and culture at an opening event for industry partners.


Dunedin preps “inspiring” inaugural Matariki show
18 May 2022   /

Dunedin preps “inspiring” inaugural Matariki show

A water and light show on the Otago Harbour waterfront will herald the inaugural Matariki holiday in Dunedin.


Govt grants $5m for Matariki celebrations
16 May 2022   /

Govt grants $5m for Matariki celebrations

Sixty applicants have been granted just over $5m funding to Māori-led events and resources that raise awareness of te kāhui o Matariki.


Wellington to host Pasifika celebrations
12 May 2022   /

Wellington to host Pasifika celebrations

Wellington will come alive with Pasifika music, crafts, food, and culture as part of a range of festivities beginning this weekend.


Events revive, visitors return for Auckland recovery
9 May 2022  

Events revive, visitors return for Auckland recovery

Events, food and entertainment are back on the menu to attract visitors and revive the heart of the city.


GODZone 2023 to boost Fiordland
9 May 2022   /

GODZone 2023 to boost Fiordland

Fiordland will host the 11th chapter of the GODZone adventure race from 24 February-4 March 2023.


Coronet Peak night event attracts Aussie headliner
6 May 2022   /

Coronet Peak night event attracts Aussie headliner

Coronet Peak has booked Australian hip hop group Hilltop Hoods as the headliner for the launch of the winter Night Ski parties from 27-30 July.


Auckland to be transformed into City of Colour
4 May 2022  

Auckland to be transformed into City of Colour

Auckland’s Queen Street, Karangahape Road and other landmarks will be lit up with colour this month as part of the City of Colour art trail.


Elemental AKL festival returns to Auckland
3 May 2022  

Elemental AKL festival returns to Auckland

The Elemental AKL food, culture and creative festival is returning to Auckland from 14-31 July.


Hobbiton’s Halfling Marathon attracts 2.5k runners, viewers
2 May 2022   /

Hobbiton’s Halfling Marathon attracts 2.5k runners, viewers

Hobbiton Movie Set’s Middle-earth Halfling Marathon near Matamata on Saturday attracted around 2,500 participants and spectators.


Whanganui welcomes event funding applications
2 May 2022   /

Whanganui welcomes event funding applications

Whanganui & Partners has opened funding and support applications for events taking place between 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023.


Air show, regatta, Winter Games among event fund recipients
29 Apr 2022  

Air show, regatta, Winter Games among event fund recipients

The Coronet Peak 75th Celebrations, 97th Masport Cup Regatta, Winter Games, and Warbirds over Wanaka are among the 26 recipients of the latest Southern Lakes Regional Event Fund round.


Middle-earth first: Hobbiton marathon starts Saturday
29 Apr 2022   /

Middle-earth first: Hobbiton marathon starts Saturday

The Hobbiton Movie Set on the outskirts of Matamata will host the very first Middle-Earth Halfling Marathon on 30 April.


Armageddon returns to Auckland Showgrounds
28 Apr 2022  

Armageddon returns to Auckland Showgrounds

Armageddon is coming back to the Auckland Showgrounds this June 10-12.


Thousands to converge on Featherston festival
27 Apr 2022  

Thousands to converge on Featherston festival

7000 visitors are expected to gather in the Wairarapa for this year’s Booktown Karukatea 2022 Festival in Featherston from 8-12 June.


Watch: Ōtautahi Christchurch’s conference attraction
26 Apr 2022   /

Watch: Ōtautahi Christchurch’s conference attraction

Why one conference picked Ōtautahi Christchurch for its big event.


Stars align for Matariki Arrowtown Lights event
22 Apr 2022   /

Stars align for Matariki Arrowtown Lights event

The new Matariki Arrowtown Lights cultural event will kick off from 24-26 June.


UB40 to play six NZ concerts in December
20 Apr 2022  

UB40 to play six NZ concerts in December

British pop band UB40 is returning to New Zealand for six concerts in Napier, New Plymouth, Matakana, Tauranga, Nelson, and Queenstown.


Fiordland allocates $143k to new events
19 Apr 2022   /

Fiordland allocates $143k to new events

Great South has approved $142,500 funding for a climbing invitational and a ukulele festival in Te Anau.


Te Matatini celebrates 50 years of kapa haka
19 Apr 2022   /

Te Matatini celebrates 50 years of kapa haka

Kapa haka festival Te Matatini is celebrating 50 years of the best of Māori performing arts and kaihaka.


Accommodation Association, Fastrack partner for Maximum Occupancy
11 Apr 2022   /

Accommodation Association, Fastrack partner for Maximum Occupancy

The Accommodation Association says it is partnering with Fastrack Digital’s hotel and accommodation event, Maximum Occupancy, to help rebuild the industry.


Govt extends arts, culture event support
11 Apr 2022   /

Govt extends arts, culture event support

The government is extending the Arts and Culture Event Support Scheme to cover new and recurring events from 15 June 2022 to 31 January 2023.


Queenstown music fest kicks off for Easter
11 Apr 2022  

Queenstown music fest kicks off for Easter

The Whakatipu Music Festival will kick off this Easter weekend at Queenstown, offering a range of performances over four days.


QLDC opens events fund applications
7 Apr 2022   /

QLDC opens events fund applications

Applications are open for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s annual events fund.


TRENZ Hui 2022 moves online
6 Apr 2022   /

TRENZ Hui 2022 moves online

TRENZ Hui 2022 will move to an online format due Covid-19 implications.


Business events “excited” about Covid changes…
24 Mar 2022  

Business events “excited” about Covid changes…

Up to 100 multi-day international conferences and events are waiting to confirm bookings for NZ, says BEIA.


…but hospo slams ‘waste of time, nonsensical’ capacity increase
24 Mar 2022   /

…but hospo slams ‘waste of time, nonsensical’ capacity increase

Despite the welcome news, some say capacity changes to venue caps remain a pain point.


Events gear up for return of crowds
24 Mar 2022  

Events gear up for return of crowds

Events are gearing up for a return of crowds, with the Otago Rally re-instating its Octagon start and welcoming back spectators for its 2022 event on 8-10 April.


Pukaha Wairarapa tour appoints event manager
23 Mar 2022   /

Pukaha Wairarapa tour appoints event manager

The Pukaha Wairarapa Garden Tour has named Jen Butler as its new event manager following the departure of Rachael Dell, who managed the tour for the last four years.


2022 ASB Polyfest launches online
23 Mar 2022  

2022 ASB Polyfest launches online

he 2022 ASB Polyfest has kicked off in Auckland today at the Manukau Sports Bowl, but crowds won’t be present at this year’s festivities.


International comedy fest canned
23 Mar 2022  

International comedy fest canned

The New Zealand Comedy Trust has cancelled its 2022 International Comedy Festival due to ‘mass disruption’ from the spread of Omicron, Covid restrictions, and the level of preparation required to host the live event.


$200k up for grabs in Kāpiti Major Events Fund
22 Mar 2022   /

$200k up for grabs in Kāpiti Major Events Fund

The Kapiti Coast District Council has opened applications for the 2022 Major Events Fund for the region.


Hamilton launches 2022 major event fund
22 Mar 2022   /

Hamilton launches 2022 major event fund

The fund offered businesses $5,000 or more for high-profile events that promoted Hamilton and brought economic benefits to the city.


Flavours of Plenty Festival set for April
18 Mar 2022   /

Flavours of Plenty Festival set for April

The Flavours of Plenty Festival in the coastal Bay of Plenty will go ahead 7-10 April.


Ed Sheeran to play Wellington, Auckland shows in 2023
16 Mar 2022  

Ed Sheeran to play Wellington, Auckland shows in 2023

Ed Sheehan will kick off his Australia and New Zealand 2023 tour with shows at Wellington’s Sky Stadium and Auckland’s Eden Park.


Auckland’s Rainbow Parade to shine in 2023
15 Mar 2022  

Auckland’s Rainbow Parade to shine in 2023

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Fieldays 2022 postponed…
14 Mar 2022  

Fieldays 2022 postponed…

Fieldays 2022 has been postponed due to challenges caused by the Omicron outbreak.


…while Hamilton’s H3 venues brace against Omicron
14 Mar 2022  

…while Hamilton’s H3 venues brace against Omicron

H3 is making preparations to ensure the busy schedule of events across its venues this month is not derailed due to Covid-19 restrictions.


Govt funds new Matariki festivals to help drive visitation
11 Mar 2022   /

Govt funds new Matariki festivals to help drive visitation

The festivals will be drawcards for visitors to regions that have been hit hard by the lack of international tourists.