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.

Films | Nationwide

French Film Festival Aotearoa

Side-splitting comedies to gripping drama, swoon-worthy romance to Hitchcockian thrillers, there's something for all cinematic tastes at this popular cultural event.

Music | Nationwide

Fur Patrol - Pet 21st birthday tour

One of New Zealand's most beloved rock/pop acts from the late 90s, Fur Patrol are chomping at the bit to get back on stage together and play their most iconic album, Pet, in its entirety.

Festival | Auckland

Gindulgence Auckland

Indulge your love for a beautiful G&T at this boutique festival celebrating Aotearoa's finest craft gin makers.

Festival | Christchurch

Gindulgence Christchurch

If gin in all its lovely forms makes your tastebuds do a happy dance, then Gindulgence Christchurch is the place you want to be.

Festival | Wellington

Gindulgence Wellington

Enjoy a day celebrating New Zealand's finest craft gins at this boutique gin festival.

Music | Nationwide

The Black Seeds - Love & Fire tour

Kiwi reggae rockers The Black Seeds are spoiling us rotten - their new album is hitting shelves in June, and will be followed by a 7-date nationwide tour, the band's first tour in five years.

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