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Hamilton Arts Festival brings Quentin Tarantino, dazzling circus and sunset symphonies to Kirikiriroa

From the soundtracks of Quentin Tarantino and Baz Luhrmann to a dance adventure by the Royal New Zealand Ballet, the Hamilton Arts Festival programme is shaping up to be one of the best festivals in Aotearoa this summer. 

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New Zealand Gynaecological Cancer Foundation to host “Queen Bees and Wild Flowers” Fundraiser

The New Zealand Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (NZGCF) is welcoming Kiwis to a proactive kōrero discussion to raise awareness and make a difference.

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The Art of Black Grace 1/5 is an immersive dance experience not to be missed

Black Grace, the renowned New Zealand Pacific contemporary dance company led by Neil Ieremia, has unveiled their most ambitious project to date. 

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Toast to the return of Martinborough’s food and wine festival

After a two-year hiatus, Wairarapa’s premiere food and wine festival Toast Martinborough returns on Sunday 20 November, 2022. 

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Auckland Folk Festival returns in 2023 for its 50th birthday celebration

The 50th Auckland Folk Festival will bring together a unique line up of creative and talented local and international artists for a very special 3-day celebration from January 27 – 30.

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A stunning outdoor cinema is popping up in Sydney Harbour this summer

The Westpac OpenAir cinema is hosting 40 nights of spectacular film, food and entertainment.

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MiNDFOOD reviews: ‘The Mousetrap’ invites you to come solve its murder mystery…

The longest running play in the world has arrived Down Under.

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Ripe, Wanaka’s spectacular wine and food festival returns this March

Fine wines, gourmet bites, live entertainment and not to mention, breathtaking views, Ripe is back for 2023. 

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A powerful photography exhibition is taking over Sydney’s parks, beaches and galleries

Over 500 photographers are taking part in the Head On Photo Festival, which returns for its 13th year this November. 

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Bombay Sapphire launches a unique cocktail and photography exhibition in Queenstown

With its ethos being ‘Stir Creativity’ , its no surprise that Bombay Sapphire’s latest campaign puts creativity front and centre, in a unique cocktail and photography exhibition.

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Fantastic Kiwi charity initiatives to get involved with this spring

Whether it be volunteering your time or sparing a few dollars, you can make a big difference in people’s lives by getting involved with these wonderful charity and fundraising initiatives. 

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Acclaimed chef Josh Niland is hosting a ‘wild dining’ pop-up with Talisker Whisky

For two days only, Australian chef Josh Niland is hosting an exclusive restaurant in the wild, in collaboration with Talisker Whisky.

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Auckland streets come alive for Art in the City: 8 must-see events

Residents in Tāmaki Makaurau are in for a treat this October as the city comes alive with creativity for the annual art programme. 

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A month of world-class food and drink: Eat.Taste.Central returns for 2022

Central Otago’s month-long celebration of food and drink returns for its six edition.

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Paint cherry blossoms while tasting Japanese gin cocktails and delicacies at Azabu Mission Bay

Mission Bay’s beloved Japanese eatery, Azabu, is hosting a special dining and gin tasting event, with the opportunity to partake in a paint and sip experience. 

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Reach for the stars as ‘SkyFest’ returns for 2022

The biggest celebration of Aboriginal culture in the Central West of NSW, ‘Skyfest’, returns to the little river town of Condobolin on 2-4 September 2022.

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The Waiheke Walking Festival returns for 2022

The Waiheke Walking Festival returns November 10-20, 2022, the world’s friendliest walking festival. Featuring 11 days of walking events, the Festival suits all abilities and ages from keen hikers tackling the 5-day Te Ara Hura track to child friendly explorers.

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Work of legendary artist Tim Wilson to exhibit outside of gallery for the first time in five years

The work of New Zealand artist Tim Wilson, who passed away in 2020, will be exhibited at Art in the Park in Auckland this September. 

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In the rugged Faroe Islands, a filmmaker tells the story of a remote Michelin-starred restaurant

Director Rasmus Dinesen journeys to the remote Faroe Islands where he meets a young, ambitious chef who is quickly gaining world-wide acclaim.

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What’s on: Sustainable Coastlines 11th annual fundraising charity ball

Sustainable Coastlines is back with their annual charity ball.

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Elemental AKL: 10 culinary and culture events to head along to in Tāmaki Makaurau

Auckland’s annual festival of arts, eats and beats, Elemental AKL, kicked off earlier this month. From delectable foodie feasts, to illuminating art experiences, we round up the best events to head along to.

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Wondering what to watch this weekend? You can now screen these fantastic Doc Edge films at home

Looking for some fascinating films to watch this weekend? The Doc Edge Virtual Festival brings world-class cinema into the home. 

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Auckland Writers Festival 2022: highlights from this year’s packed programme

The Auckland Writers Festival returns to Tāmaki Makaurau for one week only this August.

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MASU comes alive this winter with a series of Japanese vodka and dining events

Auckland’s acclaimed MASU restaurant is celebrating a 1,000-year-old Japanese tradition with an immersive winter festival. 

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