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.

Festival | Auckland

Gindulgence Auckland

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

Festival | Wellington

Gindulgence Wellington

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

Opera | Nationwide


Shakespeare's gripping tale of ambition, the corrupting nature of power, and three tricky witches is brought to spectacular life by New Zealand Opera.

Music festival

Summer Haze

With the return of good weather comes the return of music festival season, and this summer is set to be the best such season we've had in a while.

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