Events

New Zealand boasts a busy events calendar all year round, and you’ll never be far away in time or location from something worth getting to. Big name gigs join thrilling outdoor events, cultural and artistic festivals, professional theatre from local and overseas touring acts, huge sporting occasions, thought-provoking exhibitions, and a lot more besides. The country also offers plenty of uniquely kiwi events of the kind you won’t find anywhere else.

Cinema Italiano Festival

Film Festival | Nationwide

Dream now, travel later with this cinematic foray into everything you love about Italy.

The Firebird with Paquita

Ballet | Nationwide

The Royal New Zealand Ballet will set your senses alight with a ballet double feature of the classic Paquita and Stravinsky’s masterpiece The Firebird.

Twelfth Night

Theatre | Christchurch

After 17 wondrous years of Open Air Summer Shakespeare in Christchurch's Mona Vale Gardens, Top Dog Theatre has come indoors to tread the boards of the magnificent Isaac Theatre Royal and perform Twelfth Night, one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays.

Wonderland Glow Show

Puppet Show | Nationwide

This dynamic and sensational giant-scale glow-in-the-dark puppet show is sweeping New Zealand from July to October 2021.

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