New Zealand Events
New Zealand enjoys a vast range of events, festivals and shows. From the British Lions Tour in 2005, to the New Zealand International Comedy Festival to annual spring festivals. There is always something to see, attend or do in New Zealand.
Looking for a past event? You can also view our archived New Zealand events.
Listed below are some of the current events happening around New Zealand.
New Zealand Events
New Zealand International Comedy Festival - 24th APR - 17th MAY 2015
The NZ International Comedy Festival is a highlight on the entertainment calendar. Its broad mainstream appeal has been demonstrated by consistently high audience attendance since it's inception in 1993. Held simultaneously over three weeks in Auckland and Wellington... (more)
Bluff Oyster Festival - 23rd MAY 2015
Every year Bluff, located at the southern-most point of the South Island, hosts the Bluff Oyster Festival when the oysters are at their best. A special festival to celebrate the seasonal oyster harvest. Come May local fans and visitors alike will line up to get their fill... (more)
FIFA U20 World Cup - 30th MAY - 21st JUN 2015
Seven cities nationwide have been selected to host matches in the FIFA U-20 World Cup when the high profile football tournament is staged in New Zealand during the winter of 2015. 24 national teams will be hosted, playing 52 matches throughout New Zealand... (more)
Queenstown Winter Festival - 19th - 28th JUN 2015
The 10-day Queenstown Winter Festival is not to be missed! The town will be a-buzz with over 40,000 people celebrating the arrival of winter in true Queenstown style. The festival celebrates Queenstown's unique culture and community with street parties, fireworks, jazz, comedy... (more)
New Zealand Cup and Show Week - 7th - 14th NOV 2015
Racing and fashion go hand-in-hand and there is no time where style is more at the forefront than during New Zealand Cup and Show Week. Featuring the exciting Christchurch Casino New Zeland Trotting Cup... (more)
Warbirds Over Wanaka - 25th - 28th MAR 2016
This amazing biennial event is held at Wanaka Airport and offers fun for the whole family. Enjoy awesome air displays from all kinds of aircraft including dozens operated by the RNZAF including Sioux, Seasprite and Iroquois helicopters, Corsair, Kittyhawk and Mustang fighters and Vampire and Strikemaster jets... (more)