Your 2020 Matariki events
Matariki is rising next month, with the star cluster appearing in our skies from July 13 and bringing with it the Māori New Year. The Matariki ...
The epic annual Snowboxx event held in Avoriaz, France and now R&A organiser Alex Turnbull is bringing it to Aotearoa.
Shapeshifter, Concord Dawn, Lee Mvtthews... the first round of Snowboxx NZ artists announced already includes some pretty big names and wicked up-and-comers. Who are you most excited about? It’s a broad and varied programme, it's hard to pull out special acts as the performances are in different venues and locations but I am excited about KÉDU CARLÖ they are a female house and tech duo which I recently saw at a festival here in New Zealand.
Can you give us any hints as to who else you’re looking at booking? We would like to add some comedy, and some different genres of entertainment but we will just have to be patient to see if we can pull that off.
What’s the vibe going to be like? Should we be expecting R&A in the snow? Big party boots, snow time ski field antics, people on holiday enjoying the life they are living and a vibe that encourages your best human self.
Lift passes included? Once you lock in your festival ticket you have exclusive access to the ski pass options.
How will the event be split between Treble Cone and Cardrona? Mainstage shows will be at Treble Cone as well as après events. TC has the most epic backdrop and the facilities we need to produce the show. Everyone of course can ski and ride Cardrona as their passes will cover both mountains.
Is the festival geared towards encouraging people to hit the slopes in between nightly sets? 100%! And experience all the offerings the district has from horse riding to getting your nails did.
How are tickets going to work? Will you have one-day options as well as passes for the whole week? We understand some of the locals already have ski season passes and live here so yes we will offer a small allocation of single pass tickets to gigs.
Music, snow, it all sounds pretty hard to beat. Are you planning any other attractions? Town gigs, tourist activities on the lake, restaurant deals and famous southern hospitality.
Tuesday 7 – Tuesday 14 September
Wanaka | Treble Cone | Cardrona