Entertainment in New Zealand
New Zealand provides a broad range of entertainment options to keep busy during your stay. No matter what your personal interests are, you're sure to have plenty of New Zealand entertainment options to choose from. The major cities run regularly organised entertainment programmes ranging from music, arts and culture, movies, dance and theatre to sports competitions and events.
A variety of attractions and activities are available throughout New Zealand to keep you entertained, whether you are looking for: adrenallin filled, adventure or relaxing activities. Enjoy entertainment in New Zealand such as:
Casino's, gaming and racing opportunities can be found throughout the country. New Zealand has six casinos in Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin. The Casino's offer all the usual tables and games, excellent restaurants, and bars. The legal age to enter a casino in New Zealand is 20 years, and you must also be in tidy dress. Gaming machines can be found in most pubs.
Children's activities are suitable to keep the younger members of the family entertained. There are quiet activities and others to keep them giggling, you'll love the opportunity to have fun together or some time alone.
Events are happening around New Zealand on a regular basis. A wide variety caters to many different interests, regular favourites include the Queenstown Winter Festival, The Wearable Arts in Wellington, various regional arts, wine and food festivals, and of course the famous World Buskers Festival in Christchurch.
Movies and theatre are catered for in all of the major cities. 'Going to the movies' is a popular outing in New Zealand with main centres having a variety of mainstream, art house and international films. Performance theatres and halls run regular programmes of high quality New Zealand works, contemporary overseas shows and classical productions.
Music tastes vary greatly throughout New Zealand and most styles and genres are catered for. Live music is popular, gigs range from touring DJ's and local bands in pubs or nightclubs through to open air concerts of classical or cultural performances.
Nightlife is vibrant in New Zealand including: nightclubs, bars and pubs. New Zealand nightlife is especially popular with young adults.
Pools are a great place to keep the whole family entertained. Enjoy being poolside on a hot summers day, keep active during your holiday doing lengths or take some time out in our fabulous hot pools.
It doesn't matter what your personal interests are, you are guaranteed to find appealing entertainment through New Zealand!!
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