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STEMFest returns to Tauranga
21 Jun 2022   /

STEMFest returns to Tauranga

Tauranga’s inaugural STEMFest is back after a two-year hiatus, promising a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities to inspire children and the whole family.


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.


Wine festival goes online
22 Feb 2022   /

Wine festival goes online

Wānaka food and wine festival Ripe will take place online on 19 March, the same day the cancelled live event was due to take place.


Napier welcomes crowds to revamped Art Deco Festival
21 Feb 2022   /

Napier welcomes crowds to revamped Art Deco Festival

The organisers of the 2022 Art Deco Festival in Napier, revamped to operate under the red setting of the traffic light system, are declaring the festivities a success.


Wanaka wine festival, Taupō Ironman fall to Covid
11 Feb 2022   /

Wanaka wine festival, Taupō Ironman fall to Covid

Wanaka’s Ripe Food & Wine Festival and Ironman NZ in Taupō are the latest events to cancel due to capacity restrictions under Covid-19 red light settings.


Tainui looks to river festival to broaden, boost tourism
9 Dec 2021   /

Tainui looks to river festival to broaden, boost tourism

The Waikato River Festival can help divert the flow of tourists from traditional routes to support more operators in the region, says Tainui Waka Tourism.


Dunedin food fest moves to allow vaccine certificates
27 Oct 2021   /

Dunedin food fest moves to allow vaccine certificates

The Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival has been postponed to 4-5 February 2022.


Capital cancels Christmas festival due to Covid
21 Oct 2021  

Capital cancels Christmas festival due to Covid

Wellington City Council has cancelled its A Very Welly Christmas festival due to Covid uncertainty.


Wellington’s Diwali Festival goes online
11 Oct 2021  

Wellington’s Diwali Festival goes online

The Diwali Festival of Lights in Wellington will be held online for 2021 due to Covid-19.


Auckland Unlimited cancels Diwali Festival
24 Sep 2021   /

Auckland Unlimited cancels Diwali Festival

Auckland’s Diwali Festival will not go ahead this year due to uncertainty over Covid.


Lantern festival moves to Auckland Showgrounds
20 Sep 2021  

Lantern festival moves to Auckland Showgrounds

The Chinese Lantern Festival in Auckland will be held at the Auckland Showgrounds from 10-13 February 2022 as it could not be held on the waterfront due to operational constraints there.


Wellington light festival plans upset by Covid
15 Sep 2021  

Wellington light festival plans upset by Covid

Organisers have decided not to hold the Lumino Light Festival on 15-16 October as planned due to the Delta outbreak.


Festival fails to raise funds, postpones to 2023
24 Aug 2021  

Festival fails to raise funds, postpones to 2023

The Grow Ōtautahi garden festival will be postponed a year to 2023 due to not reaching critical funding levels.


Central Otago culinary festival celebrates milestone
10 Aug 2021  

Central Otago culinary festival celebrates milestone

The Eat.Taste.Central festival across Central Otago returns for its fifth year from 24 September to 25 October.


Inaugural Wellington fashion fest ready for runway
21 Jul 2021  

Inaugural Wellington fashion fest ready for runway

The inaugural Wellington Festival of Fashion will make its debut this Friday.


CubaDupa 2022 calls for ‘wildly creative ideas’
20 Jul 2021   /

CubaDupa 2022 calls for ‘wildly creative ideas’

Wellington’s CubaDupa festival has opened artist applications and expressions of interest for its 2022 festival.


Brass festival to attract 2000 visitors, generate $1.4m
7 Jul 2021  

Brass festival to attract 2000 visitors, generate $1.4m

Around 8100 visitor nights are expected to be generated by event


Aus yoga festival to debut in Napier
6 Jul 2021  

Aus yoga festival to debut in Napier

Yoga Festivals Australia will hold a New Zealand event for the first time in Hawke’s Bay on 7-8 August.


Ōpōtiki district, Waikato Museum announce Matariki festivities
17 Jun 2021  

Ōpōtiki district, Waikato Museum announce Matariki festivities

Activities range from kite flying to weaving.


Festivals to provide ‘bumper culinary weekend’ 
15 Jun 2021  

Festivals to provide ‘bumper culinary weekend’ 

Wellington is set to receive a ‘bumper culinary weekend’ from 13-15 August with two coinciding festivals, Beervana and Visa Wellington On a Plate.


Date set for Arrowtown’s inaugural e-bike festival
11 Jun 2021   /

Date set for Arrowtown’s inaugural e-bike festival

Cyclorama e-bike festival set to go ahead on 13-14 November 2021.


Inaugural winter festival for Hanmer Springs in July
8 Jun 2021   /

Inaugural winter festival for Hanmer Springs in July

Hanmer Springs will hold its first Winter Festival next month.


Inaugural Moon Festival to illuminate the city
27 May 2021  

Inaugural Moon Festival to illuminate the city

The inaugural Ōtautahi Christchurch South Island Moon Festival is set to illuminate the central business district with a display of art, lanterns, performances and food in September.


New June date for BOP cultural festival
26 May 2021  

New June date for BOP cultural festival

This year’s event was originally planned for March.


Coromandel’s popular scallop festival returns – without the scallops
21 Apr 2021   /

Coromandel’s popular scallop festival returns – without the scallops

Organisers have “flipped the script doing away with scallops altogether,” says Destination Coromandel GM Hadley Dryden.


Inaugural Ripe festival gathers 2k revellers
24 Mar 2021  

Inaugural Ripe festival gathers 2k revellers

Wānaka’s inaugural food and wine festival Ripe drew 2000 festival goers on Sunday 21 March at Corbridge Woolshed.


Battle of southern snowfests – Snow Machine, Snowboxx go head-to-head
12 Mar 2021   /

Battle of southern snowfests – Snow Machine, Snowboxx go head-to-head

Two new winter music festivals are to hit southern ski slopes in the same week in September.


Auckland Pasifika Festival postponed
8 Mar 2021  

Auckland Pasifika Festival postponed

Auckland’s Pasifika Festival has been postponed following the Government’s announcement that Auckland will remain in Covid-19 alert level 2 until at least Friday 12 March.


Reshaped Ōtautahi Pride Festival goes ahead
5 Mar 2021   /

Reshaped Ōtautahi Pride Festival goes ahead

Ōtautahi Pride Festival will go ahead with some events cancelled or postponed due to current Covid alert levels.


Inaugural Snow Machine festival sells out
1 Mar 2021   /

Inaugural Snow Machine festival sells out

Snow Machine festival has sold out its inaugural festival in Queenstown. 


Auckland Pride still optimistic for march, party events
19 Feb 2021   /

Auckland Pride still optimistic for march, party events

Auckland’s Pride director Max Tweedie is still optimistic about Pride March and Pride Party going ahead on the 27 February.


Auckland’s Lantern Festival goes ticketed, relocates to waterfront
11 Feb 2021  

Auckland’s Lantern Festival goes ticketed, relocates to waterfront

Auckland’s annual four-day Lantern Festival celebrating Chinese New Year will be ticketed this year and relocated to the city’s waterfront.


NZSki partners with Snow Machine for new festival
19 Jan 2021   /

NZSki partners with Snow Machine for new festival

The Queenstown event aims to attract 5000 festival goers from New Zealand and Australia.


WOMAD 2021 cancelled
18 Dec 2020  

WOMAD 2021 cancelled

The annual WOMAD music festival at New Plymouth has been cancelled for the first time in its 16 years due to Covid-19 concerns.


Taranaki RESET opens with night performances
9 Nov 2020  

Taranaki RESET opens with night performances

Taranaki arts event RESET 2020 – A Festival for Aotearoa kicked off last week with three opening night performances across the region.


Auckland to host NZ’s largest beach festival
27 Oct 2020  

Auckland to host NZ’s largest beach festival

Auckland’s Takapuna Beach will host its first Waterbourne Beach Festival between February – March 2021.