Join in the New Zealand nightlife and celebrate our passion for food and wine, sports, music and more at one of the many local events featured throughout the year.

The ICC Cricket World Cup begins in Christchurch on 14 February, with fixtures happening throughout the country until 24 March. Tickets are on sale now.

We’ve got a New Zealand events calendar packed with things to do.  Kiwis love events and if you want to see unique culture in action get along to one of our stunning natural venues and rub shoulders with friendly locals.

Beautiful vineyards, lush countryside and everything from majestic mountains to fabulous beaches make perfect settings for all kinds of sporting and cultural events, festivals and concerts.

And Kiwis are passionate hosts so there’s no better way to get to know them than at a local get-together - whether you’re sipping famous wine together at one of our many festivals or sharing the thrill of a major sports match, or enjoying a tourist attraction in New Zealand.

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Events in New Zealand

We've got the wackiest wild food festival, the most colourful rugby sevens tournament and unbelievable wearable art show – not to mention the world class Marlborough Food & Wine festival and heaps of different sporting challenges and cultural events. And where else in the world can you be first to see the New Year in other than at Rhythm & Vines on New Zealand’s East Cape?

If you're coming to New Zealand - whatever your plans or passions – add an event to your itinerary.

Can't find what you're looking for? Check out Eventfinder for a full list of local and community based events.