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Wanaka Arts - Invitation to Artists.

  • Wanaka Arts - Invitation to Artists.

Wanaka Arts is celebrating 40 wonderful art filled years, with an expanded '2019 Labour …

Queenstown Arts Centre - Entries now Open.

  • Queenstown Arts Centre - Entries now Open.

Submissions are now being accepted for the Queenstown Arts Centre Annual Art Awards 2019.

What if Climate Change was Purple? - Call for Applications.

  • What if Climate Change was Purple? - Call for Applications.

Call for Applications from Artists & Scientists

Ever wondered if you could feel and …

Queenstown Contemporary

  • Queenstown Contemporary

Kicking off spring is a group show featuring local artists Marc Blake, Vashti Johnstone …

Central Otago Art Society, Blossom Festival Art Exhibition 2019.

  • Central Otago Art Society, Blossom Festival Art Exhibition 2019.

The Central Otago Art Society Blossom Festival Exhibition is an annual supporting event …

Alexandra Musical Society - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

  • Alexandra Musical Society - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

The Alexandra Musical Society presents 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'.

Arts Gold Awards 2019, Finalists' Exhibition

  • Arts Gold Awards 2019, Finalists' Exhibition

ARTS GOLD AWARDS 2019, Finalist's Exhibition.

The Arts Gold Awards aims to seek and …

Hullabaloo Art Space - 'Spring'.

  • Hullabaloo Art Space - 'Spring'.

Hullabaloo art space is a contemporary art gallery based in the beautiful Cromwell …

Across the Bridge in Bannockburn - Full Programme.

  • Across the Bridge in Bannockburn - Full Programme.

Across the Bridge in Bannockburn.

Music, enterainment, workshops, art and more. 

For a …

Across the Bridge - The Great Debate.

  • Across the Bridge - The Great Debate.

Across the Bridge - The Great Debate.

"That Honesty is Still the Best Policy".

Central …

Gallery 33, Wanaka - Stock Show

  • Gallery 33, Wanaka - Stock Show

Stock Show

For the month of October, Gallery 33 will be putting the spotlight on the …

Central Cinema - Margaret Atwood.

  • Central Cinema - Margaret Atwood.

Central Cinema - Margaret Atwood.

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than fifty books …

Across the Bridge - Friday's Flock.

  • Across the Bridge - Friday's Flock.

A ONE MAN PLAY by Reihana and Karla Haronga.

Fridays see the regulars flock to town for …

Arrowtown Spring Arts Festival - 2019

  • Arrowtown Spring Arts Festival - 2019

Watch Arrowtown ‘Bloom into Spring’ from the 27th September to coincide with …

Arts on Tour NZ - 'The Keys are in the Margarine'.

  • Arts on Tour NZ - 'The Keys are in the Margarine'.

Dementia and Alzheimers affects many New Zealand families. It’s a condition none of …

Wild Creations 2020 - Submissions Open.

  • Wild Creations 2020 - Submissions Open.

Fri, 4 October 2019 - Fri, 6 December 2019 @ Submissions Open Now

Hot on the heels of Conservation Week’s 50th Anniversary, the Department of …

Across the Bridge in Bannockburn - Artists at Bannockburn - Exhibition.

  • Across the Bridge in Bannockburn - Artists at Bannockburn - Exhibition.

Across the Bridge in Bannockburn

Bannockburn and the surrounding area has a richness of …

Across the Bridge - The Jacquin Trio.

  • Across the Bridge - The Jacquin Trio.

Jessie Grimes - Clarinet.

Kay Stephen - Viola.

Charis Hanning - Piano.

Featured in Classical …

Across the Bridge - Bannie Beanie Competition Display.

  • Across the Bridge - Bannie Beanie Competition Display.

The 2019 theme is 'In our Element.'

Come along & see all the Bannie Beanie creations …

Across the Bridge - Poetry Open Mic.

  • Across the Bridge - Poetry Open Mic.

In the garden of the Bannockburn Hotel. Central Otago poets gather to perform original …

Across the Bridge - Three Men Reading.

  • Across the Bridge - Three Men Reading.

Lloyd Jones, Avi Duckor-Jones and Sam Duckor-Jones.

A celebration of and performance by …

Across the Bridge - Workshops and Presentations.

  • Across the Bridge - Workshops and Presentations.

Workshops and Presentations will all be held at Coronation Hall, 37 Hall Rd, Bannockburn. …

Central Cinema - Manhattan Short Films.

  • Central Cinema - Manhattan Short Films.

Filmgoers in Central Otago will unite with audiences around the world to view and judge …

Arts on Tour NZ - Central to the Soul, South Island Premier.

  • Arts on Tour NZ - Central to the Soul, South Island Premier.

Selected for the 14th International Doc Edge Festival earlier 2019, Central to the Soul …

Across the Bridge in Bannockburn - Writers and Wine

  • Across the Bridge in Bannockburn - Writers and Wine

Kate de Goldi in conversation with Lloyd Jones, Avi Duckor-Jones and Sam Duckor-Jones.

Eade Gallery - 'Another Time', by Rachel Hirabayashi.

  • Eade Gallery - 'Another Time', by Rachel Hirabayashi.

Rachel Hirabayashi is the first of the season's solo exhibitions at Eade Gallery. …

Central Cinema - Amazing Grace, Aretha Franklin

  • Central Cinema - Amazing Grace, Aretha Franklin

Brilliantly capturing a remarkable performer near the peak of her prodigious power, …

Cardrona Hotel - Ken Nicol in Concert

  • Cardrona Hotel - Ken Nicol in Concert

Ken Nicol is a highly acclaimed musician, singer, songwriter, producer, playwright and …

Central Cinema - Young Picasso

  • Central Cinema - Young Picasso

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time – and right up until his …

Celtic Fusion Concert

  • Celtic Fusion Concert

Celtic Fusion Concert - Fundraiser for the Roxburgh Pioneer Energy Brass Band.

Music from …

Mr Red Light

  • Mr Red Light

Mr Red Light is a man who attracts bad luck. Fleeing the police after a botched bank …

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery - Cathy Irons with the Classical Jazz Quartet.

  • Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery - Cathy Irons with the Classical Jazz Quartet.

Cathy Irons with the Classical Jazz Quartet

Inspired by Jaques Loussier to blend their …

Clyde Cinema - Coming up

  • Clyde Cinema - Coming up

Tue, 22 October 2019 - Sun, 1 December 2019 @ Daily.

This lovely boutique cinema in Clyde offers a fine selection of up-to-date screenings in …

Central Cinema - Coming up

  • Central Cinema - Coming up

Tue, 22 October 2019 - Sun, 1 December 2019 @ Daily.

To see the best films in our cosy cinema in central Alexandra go to

Arthurs Cinema - Coming up.

  • Arthurs Cinema - Coming up.

Tue, 22 October 2019 - Sun, 1 December 2019 @ Daily.

Arthur’s Cinema is a place of social gathering, with a comfortable and cosy …

Roxburgh Cinema - Coming Up.

  • Roxburgh Cinema - Coming Up.

Wed, 23 October 2019 - Tue, 31 December 2019 @ Daily.

Showing movies since 1897, the Roxburgh Cinema is one of the longest-running cinemas in …

Cromwell Street Party and Fireworks

  • Cromwell Street Party and Fireworks

Head down to the Cromwell Heritage Precinct for a night of live entertainment, street …

Art in an Artists Garden

  • Art in an Artists Garden

Central Otago artist, Rachel Hirabayashi's inspirational garden and gallery will host 12 …

Cromwell Farmers' and Craft Market - 2019.

  • Cromwell Farmers' and Craft Market - 2019.

Sun, 27 October 2019 - Sun, 26 April 2020 @ 9am - 1pm

Heritage Precinct Cromwell.

The Cromwell Farmers' & Craft Market is held every Sunday …

Alexandra Basin Wine Growers - New Release Tasting.

  • Alexandra Basin Wine Growers - New Release Tasting.

For over Ten years the Alexandra Basin Wine Growers have been showcasing their New …

Rhythm, Rhyme & Raconteurs.

  • Rhythm, Rhyme & Raconteurs.

Come and enjoy an evening of stories, poetry and music in the picturesque environs of …

Hullabaloo Art Space - 'Wearable and Unwearable Objects' by Kay Turner.

  • Hullabaloo Art Space - 'Wearable and Unwearable Objects' by Kay Turner.

'Wearable and Unwearable Objects' by Kay Turner is the next solo show at Hullabaloo Art …