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Eden Park set for second major international act
6 Dec 2022   /

Eden Park set for second major international act

The stage is set for the second major international act at Eden Park in as many weeks, with Guns N’ Roses to play on Saturday night.


Auckland turns up the volume on summer concerts & festivals
1 Dec 2022   /

Auckland turns up the volume on summer concerts & festivals

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is positioning itself as the destination for concerts and festivals this summer, promising something for everyone from December until the end of April.


Antique & Classic Boatshow returns to Nelson Lakes National Park
25 Nov 2022   /

Antique & Classic Boatshow returns to Nelson Lakes National Park

The NZ Antique & Classic Boatshow is returning to Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park next year.


Rotorua expo attracts 5,000 visitors
22 Nov 2022  

Rotorua expo attracts 5,000 visitors

An estimated 5,000 people visited Rotorua last weekend for the inaugural two-day Fast & Forward Forestry Expo.


Inaugural Roam Central event to celebrate southern wine…
22 Nov 2022   /

Inaugural Roam Central event to celebrate southern wine…

The four-day Roam Central food, wine and adventure festival is coming to Central Otago and the Southern Lakes from 26-29 January 2023.


…while Marlborough wine & food fest set to dazzle visitors
22 Nov 2022   /

…while Marlborough wine & food fest set to dazzle visitors

New offerings and old favourites are set to return to the 36th Marlborough Wine & Food Festival featuring 30+ wineries and 15+ food trucks next year.


South Island RTOs join forces in northern push
21 Nov 2022   /

South Island RTOs join forces in northern push

West Coast and Canterbury regional tourism organisations are joining forces to relaunch tourism awareness with inbounders in the North Island.


Queenstown Marathon attracts 12k athletes
18 Nov 2022   /

Queenstown Marathon attracts 12k athletes

More than 12,000 athletes will converge on Queenstown for the 2022 New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Queenstown Marathon series of races this Saturday.


Rotorua festival canned but lots of other events on – council
14 Nov 2022  

Rotorua festival canned but lots of other events on – council

The cost to stage events of this type has increased and there are many other events coming to the area in the next four months.


XPO buys NZ Boat Show, returns it to Auckland Showgrounds
11 Nov 2022   /

XPO buys NZ Boat Show, returns it to Auckland Showgrounds

XPO Exhibitions has acquired the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show from long-time owner Auckland Water Ski Club.


Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival rebrands
10 Nov 2022   /

Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival rebrands

The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival will now be known as Hamilton Arts Festival Toi Ora ki Kirikiriroa.


Napier events attract visitors
9 Nov 2022  

Napier events attract visitors

Pedestrian numbers in Napier have reached their highest numbers since Covid-19, boosted by a range of events over the weekend.


Taste Trail strives towards sustainability
7 Nov 2022   /

Taste Trail strives towards sustainability

Sustainability is a major focus at the 2022 Horowhenua Taste Trail this year, with its 16 producer participants aiming to lessen the food event’s impact on the environment.


Art Deco Festival Napier to return in 2023
4 Nov 2022  

Art Deco Festival Napier to return in 2023

The Art Deco Festival Napier is returning to Hawke’s Bay in 2023 after a two-year hiatus of its full programme.


Applications open for $300k creative, cultural events fund
2 Nov 2022   /

Applications open for $300k creative, cultural events fund

Up to $300,000 for the Creative and Cultural Events Incubator investment fund will support events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride.


West Coast tourism hui to focus on ‘service as narrative’
1 Nov 2022   /

West Coast tourism hui to focus on ‘service as narrative’

Development West Coast will hold a tourism hui later this month to explore the theme of ‘customer service as a regional narrative’.


FIFA Women’s World Cup could pump $60m, 130k visitor nights into Auckland
25 Oct 2022   /

FIFA Women’s World Cup could pump $60m, 130k visitor nights into Auckland

The FIFA Women’s World Cup could generate around $60m for Auckland’s economy and about 130,000 visitor nights when it takes place in July next year, says Tātaki Auckland Unlimited.


Wānaka wine and food fest Ripe returns
25 Oct 2022   /

Wānaka wine and food fest Ripe returns

Otago wine and food festival Ripe will return to the shores of Lake Wānaka on Saturday 18 March 2023 after Covid forced the cancellation of the 2022 event.


Kāpiti Food Fair a sustainable affair for 12k visitors
25 Oct 2022   /

Kāpiti Food Fair a sustainable affair for 12k visitors

About 12,000 food lovers and 250 vendors are expected at this year’s Kāpiti Food Fair in December – and a plan is underway to ensure sustainability is a top priority.


Thousands expected to take part in Taupō cycle challenge
20 Oct 2022   /

Thousands expected to take part in Taupō cycle challenge

Thousands of cyclists are set to compete in The BDO Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge next month after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic.


Inaugural food & wine event coming to Central Otago
17 Oct 2022   /

Inaugural food & wine event coming to Central Otago

A new food and wine event is launching next year to celebrate Central Otago winemakers, growers, and chefs.


Sting to play in NZ at ‘world’s biggest vineyard event’
14 Oct 2022  

Sting to play in NZ at ‘world’s biggest vineyard event’

The Mission Concert will host musician Sting at Napier Mission Estate Winery next year in what organisers claim is the world’s biggest vineyard event.


Wine tasting event returns to Nelson
14 Oct 2022   /

Wine tasting event returns to Nelson

Wine Nelson’s premier annual tasting event is back with a bigger venue and more on offer this year.


Christchurch to host 2025 Special Olympics national games
11 Oct 2022   /

Christchurch to host 2025 Special Olympics national games

The event will bring about 1,300 athletes, 300 coaches and 600 volunteers to the city in December 2025.


Thousands expected in Auckland central for Diwali
5 Oct 2022  

Thousands expected in Auckland central for Diwali

Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on Auckland central this weekend for the city’s Diwali Festival.


Auckland stadium gigs to attract 300k over summer
29 Sep 2022   /

Auckland stadium gigs to attract 300k over summer

Up to 295,000 music lovers will converge on Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland as major stadium concerts roar back to life this summer.


Winetopia adds Australian contingent to festival
29 Sep 2022   /

Winetopia adds Australian contingent to festival

Winetopia’s Auckland festival will feature a South Australian contingent of winemakers in its annual event in October.


Overseas visitors return for International Hobbit Day
27 Sep 2022   /

Overseas visitors return for International Hobbit Day

More than 450 guests from around the world gathered at Hobbiton Movie Set Tours near Matamata last week to celebrate International Hobbit Day.


Armageddon hopeful despite Auckland Showgrounds battle
20 Sep 2022  

Armageddon hopeful despite Auckland Showgrounds battle

Organisers of the Armageddon festival are hopeful they will be able to return to Auckland Showgrounds during Labour Weekend in October, despite the venue being closed since the end of June.


ASB Classic could add $27m to Auckland economy
14 Sep 2022   /

ASB Classic could add $27m to Auckland economy

The ASB Classic tennis tournament could bring economic benefits of as much as $27m to Auckland when it returns in 2023, says sponsor ASB.


Third round of Northland events fund to open
14 Sep 2022   /

Third round of Northland events fund to open

The Northland Regional Events Fund will soon take applications for its third round in October 2022, aimed at supporting events that drive visitation to the region.


Nominations open for Iconic Auckland Eats
14 Sep 2022   /

Nominations open for Iconic Auckland Eats

Nominations are open for the best food experiences in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, from restaurants and cafés to markets, takeaways and food trucks.


Wings over Wairarapa returns in 2023
13 Sep 2022   /

Wings over Wairarapa returns in 2023

Wings over Wairarapa is returning to Masterton in 2023 – and it will include an expanded education programme to tempt people into a career in science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics (STEAM).


…but Marlborough food feast back bigger
9 Sep 2022   /

…but Marlborough food feast back bigger

Blenheim visitors and locals will enjoy more space to taste Marlborough food at the Bayley’s Friday Night Feast event this year.


Final funding round for Dunedin events to open
7 Sep 2022   /

Final funding round for Dunedin events to open

Applications for the final Dunedin Regional Events Funding Round, with a total of $265,000 up for grabs, will open on 3 October.


Auckland Live’s Wintergarden goes virtual
7 Sep 2022   /

Auckland Live’s Wintergarden goes virtual

Auckland Live’s Cabaret Season is going virtual this year to bring the Virtual Wintergarden to arts lovers around the country from 14 – 25 September.


Eat.Taste.Central dishes up taste of Otago for Auckland
6 Sep 2022   /

Eat.Taste.Central dishes up taste of Otago for Auckland

Eat.Taste.Central will showcase its culinary delights in Auckland ahead of the festival’s launch this month, where a select group of guests will get a taste of Otago on their plates.


FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 given major event protection
5 Sep 2022   /

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 given major event protection

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 has been classified and protected as a major event under New Zealand law between 29 September 2022 and 19 September 2023.


Winter Pride catalyst for diversity discussions
31 Aug 2022   /

Winter Pride catalyst for diversity discussions

More than 100 senior executives from the Queenstown business community came together to discuss workplace diversity and inclusion as part of the annual Winter Pride Festival on Tuesday.


Te Pae to host 500+ delegates at finance conference
30 Aug 2022   /

Te Pae to host 500+ delegates at finance conference

More than 500 delegates will converge at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre next week for the annual Financial Advice New Zealand conference.


Auckland Lantern Festival moves to Manukau
24 Aug 2022   /

Auckland Lantern Festival moves to Manukau

Auckland’s Lantern Festival is moving to the Manukau Sports Bowl in 2023 to better accommodate up to 200,000 people who attend the cultural event every year.


Eat.Taste.Central returns to Central Otago
24 Aug 2022   /

Eat.Taste.Central returns to Central Otago

Central Otago is welcoming back the annual spring Eat.Taste.Central food and beverage event for its sixth year, which runs from 23 September – 24 October.


Santa Parade returns to Auckland
23 Aug 2022  

Santa Parade returns to Auckland

The annual Farmers Santa Parade is returning to Auckland to mark the start of the festive season this November.


Round The Bays Wellington 2023 date confirmed
23 Aug 2022   /

Round The Bays Wellington 2023 date confirmed

The date for the Brendan Foot Supersite Round the Bays in Wellington has been confirmed for 19 February 2023.


Beervana draws local, international visitors
22 Aug 2022   /

Beervana draws local, international visitors

The 21st annual Beervana festival attracted beer lovers from all around the world to Wellington’s SKY Stadium last weekend.


Drag Fest drawcard for Manawatū
19 Aug 2022  

Drag Fest drawcard for Manawatū

More than 900 tickets have been snapped up for the Palmy Drag Fest in Palmerston North this September.


Thermal Explorer Fund brings new golf festival to Taupō
17 Aug 2022   /

Thermal Explorer Fund brings new golf festival to Taupō

BU Events will bring The Festival of Golf to Wairakei Resort, which is expected to attract 300 female competitors to Taupō.


Auckland to host agri-food-tech summit
12 Aug 2022   /

Auckland to host agri-food-tech summit

Auckland has been selected to host the 2035 Oceania Summit at the Aotea Centre from 10 – 11 October.


Taste Trail returns after three-year hiatus
1 Aug 2022   /

Taste Trail returns after three-year hiatus

The Horowhenua Taste Trail is returning in 2022 following a three-year hiatus, promising a showcase of some of the region’s most successful family food businesses.


…while NZ events also celebrate industry winners
28 Jul 2022   /

…while NZ events also celebrate industry winners

New Plymouth’s Festival of Lights, Hamilton’s Claudelands Oval, and Auckland Unlimited’s America’s Cup are amongst the winners at the New Zealand Event Awards.