Local Events

It is good to catch the local events as you travel through New Zealand. Read through and find out more.

New Zealand Fashion Week 2019

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Fashion Show Catwalk

Easily the most important event on New Zealand’s fashion calendar for the year, NZ Fashion Week 2019 is once again almost underway. Monday the 26 August marks the official start to action packed week, with trade buyers and media attending by invite only through to Thursday 29 August. From Friday the 30 August it’s the (read more)

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Dunedin Midwinter Carnival 2019

Friday, April 26th, 2019

St Paul's Cathedral Dunedin

Celebrate winter in all its glory by heading to Dunedin for their annual Midwinter Carnival this June. Kicking off at 5:30pm, carnival goers can enjoy food stalls, street performers, a children’s merry-go-round and a live band, and other exciting entertainment including a grande finale fireworks display. The highlight of the evening, the Carnival Procession starts (read more)

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Winter Activities Auckland 2019

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

wynyard-crossing-auckland-new-zealand

If you’re looking for something to do in and around Auckland this winter, check out these activities and events that you can enjoy no matter what the weather is like.

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Chinese New Year Celebrations Auckland

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Dragon Dance Chinatown

People all across the world begin celebrations for the 2019 Chinese New Year (CNY) during late January early February every year. The Chinese New Year festivities in New Zealand set in motion the beginning of a series of events, activities, entertainment and fun for the whole family as well as holding cultural and historical significance. (read more)

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Auckland Lantern Festival 2019

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Chinese Lanterns

Be entertained and celebrate the arrival of the Chinese Year of the Pig at the Auckland Lantern Festival. Held annually, the festival serves as the grand finale to ongoing Chinese New Year celebrations and is a dazzling display of art, culture and delicious foods all rolled into one fantastic family friendly event. Regularly attracting upwards (read more)

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The Auckland Arts Festival 2019 – Top Five Family Friendly Events

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Maori Entry Gate Aotea Square

Make sure you don’t miss the astounding Auckland Arts Festival shows this March. For a total of 18 exciting days Auckland City is transformed into a vibrant visual extravaganza that will delight, amaze and astound. Visitors are treated to a wide array of visual and musical arts, circus performances and theatrical shows performed by some (read more)

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Nostalgia Festival 2019 – Christchurch

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Christchurch Street

Enjoy a day of musical, artistic and gastronomic delights at Christchurch’s Nostalgia Festival this February. Held among the historic grounds of the Ferrymead Heritage Park, the Nostalgia Festival is a celebration of great food, creative arts and crafts and entertainment – fun for the whole family. When Is It? 12:30 pm to 8 pm on Saturday (read more)

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Things To Do In Christchurch This Christmas 2018

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Christchurch Tramway

Looking for something to do with the family in Christchurch this Christmas season? Check out some of the festive events happening in Christchurch during December 2010.

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Summer Activities Auckland 2018 – 2019

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Aerial View Over Waitemata Harbour

With beautiful sandy beaches, hot sunny days and water everywhere you turn, summertime in Auckland is simply the best time to get the most out of this amazing city. Explore the sights and sounds of New Zealand’s ‘city of sails’ and soak up some sun this summer in Auckland. Read on for our suggestions on (read more)

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8 Things To Do In Auckland For Christmas 2018

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Christmas Shop Window

Auckland is one of the best places to spend Christmas in New Zealand and offers a wide range of activities, entertainment and shopping experiences for all ages. In Auckland this Christmas and looking for the best things to do over the festive season? Check out our handy guide and make the most of your 2018 (read more)

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