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.
What's on in New Zealand
WOMAD 2016 schedule announced
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).
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals: NZ Tour 2016
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals are heading New Zealand’s way in February early next year, marking their first national headline tour since 2003. After going on hiatus in 2008, the band has reunited this year and are touring shortly after completing their first new album in 8 years, Call It What It Is, due for release in April 2016.
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.