The world’s southernmost open-access arts festival, the Dunedin Fringe Festival, returns to the city in early March. Established in 2000, the festival annually offers innovative, exciting and out-there performances and exhibitions from New Zealand and overseas artists.
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Night Noodle Markets hit CHCH
Australian foodie event the Night Noodle Markets is crossing the ditch to set-up shop in New Zealand for the first time in Christchurch this week. For five nights from the 10th to the 14th, a range of high-quality food vendors will offer delicious, authentic Asian meals from a hawker-style market based in the city’s North Hagley Park.
WOMAD 2016 schedule announced
Heavy hitters from the music world are set to take the WOMAD stage by storm in Taranaki when the World Of Music, Arts, and Dance festival returns this year from Friday 6pm March 18th to Sunday night March 20th. Image: Alec Kingham.
A Gala Evening with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
A six venue tour by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa this March offers the opportunity to see one of the world’s greatest opera singers live in concert.
Marlborough Wine & Food Festival 2016
The Marlborough Wine & Food Festival is the country’s first and longest-running wine festival. Held in the world-renowned wine producing region of Marlborough, it offers attendees a change to try a variety of of the region’s world-class wines (with over 50 local vineyards represented).
Hokitika’s annual extravaganza of gourmet bushtucker, The Wildfoods Festival has become an iconic New Zealand celebration of the West Coasts natural food sources where staples like whitebait, wild pig, game meats and local brews join more exotic offerings like wasp larvae ice cream, magpie pie, worm burgers and gumboot milkshakes.
One Meal To Rule Them All
You’ve heard of dinner and a movie, but how about dinner in a movie? Lord of the Rings fans can now get their gastronomic geek on and dine like a Hobbit at The Green Dragon Inn by taking an Evening Dinner Tour at the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata. With Hobbiton brought into the electric 21st century, the Hobbiton Movie Set experience now offers after-dark tours.