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Circenses - opening night performance postponed

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 12:34 pm | International Arts Festival

The 2012 New Zealand International Arts Festival announces that, due to circumstances beyond its control, today’s opening night performance of Circus Ronaldo’s Circenses at Waitangi Park has been delayed by a day. More >>

Free Festival Art Talks Start Today

Monday, 27 February 2012, 1:47 pm | International Arts Festival

Make the most of your lunch break during Festival 2012. Always popular and full of fascinating insights, Art Talks are a series of conversations with some of the Festival’s most inspired national and international artists. Don’t miss this series of free ... More >>

Writers and Readers Week Programme Announced

Friday, 27 January 2012, 1:53 pm | International Arts Festival

A dynamic and diverse group of the finest international and national writers will converge on Wellington in March for the New Zealand International Arts Festival’s Writers and Readers Week. This eagerly anticipated Festival week begins with world-leading ... More >>

New Festival Artistic Director Announced

Thursday, 15 December 2011, 10:39 am | International Arts Festival

New Zealand-born Shelagh Magadza will be the new Artistic Director of the New Zealand International Arts Festival for 2014 and beyond. More >>

Birds With Skymirrors

Monday, 7 November 2011, 2:40 pm | International Arts Festival

An extraordinary sight on a Pacific island beach inspired acclaimed Samoan choreographer Lemi Ponifasio’s powerful new dance-theatre work, Birds With Skymirrors . More >>

Beethoven! The Age of Enlightenment

Monday, 7 November 2011, 2:38 pm | International Arts Festival

The New Zealand String Quartet begins its 25th anniversary celebrations with two exclusive Festival performances in the stunning setting of St Mary of the Angels church. More >>

Beautiful Burnout

Monday, 7 November 2011, 2:36 pm | International Arts Festival

The TV3 Season of Beautiful Burnout takes audiences into the world of boxing – literally. With a boxing ring as the revolving stage and a backdrop of glittering video screens, the audience is right in on the action. More >>

Arcane: Wheels of fortune roll into Waitangi Park

Monday, 7 November 2011, 2:34 pm | International Arts Festival

Take two giant wheels and two fearless French performers and the result is the jaw-dropping acrobatics of Arcane. More >>

Sonny Rollins Receives Presidential Honour

Monday, 7 March 2011, 2:21 pm | International Arts Festival

Tickets are on sale now for Sonny Rollins’ only New Zealand concert on Saturday 11 June, 2011. More >>

Shapeshifter outdoor sculpture exhibition

Thursday, 25 February 2010, 3:56 pm | International Arts Festival

Senses will again be challenged and perspectives shifted at Banks Shoes shapeshifter, one of New Zealand’s premier sculpture exhibitions. More >>

New venue required for Richard Dawkins' talk

Friday, 12 February 2010, 9:26 am | International Arts Festival

More tickets will go on sale tomorrow for a talk by controversial evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins’ at this year’s New Zealand Post Writers and Readers Week, part of the New Zealand International Arts Festival. More >>

SchoolFest offers access to international artists

Friday, 5 February 2010, 2:02 pm | International Arts Festival

The New Zealand International Arts Festival continues its outstanding SchoolFest education programme during this year’s Festival. More >>

Rufus Wainwright Tour of Australia & NZ cancelled

Friday, 15 January 2010, 4:24 pm | International Arts Festival

It is with deep regret that Chugg Entertainment and Gaynor Crawford Presents today announced that Rufus Wainwright’s upcoming tour will be cancelled due to an illness in the family, but the artist has confirmed that he will return to tour Australia ... More >>

Season Tickets On Sale For Arts Festival

Friday, 14 August 2009, 9:32 am | International Arts Festival

Season Tickets for the 2010 New Zealand International Arts Festival are now on sale for dedicated arts enthusiasts to secure priority seats to the hottest tickets of the Festival. More >>

The Smiling Windmills Installation

Tuesday, 26 February 2008, 4:16 pm | International Arts Festival

A selection of images from the "Smiling Windmills" 2008 installation at SHAPESHIFTER essential New Zealand Sculpture Exhibiton part of the "08 NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL" 22nd February - 16th March 2008. More >>

Giant Shadow Play To Transform Wellington

Monday, 18 February 2008, 9:35 am | International Arts Festival

A spectacle of light and shadow will transform part of the waterfront as Wellington plays host to one the world's largest interactive artworks. Proudly sponsored by Meridian Energy, Body Movies will be unveiled for the duration of the NZ International ... More >>

From Air Ballet To Astonishing Technology

Sunday, 17 February 2008, 12:13 am | International Arts Festival

From the deeply serious to the seriously fun, the 2008 New Zealand International Arts Festival hosts the best in international and New Zealand culture. The 2008 programme, which runs from 22 February–16 March, embraces a broad range of styles and encompasses ... More >>

Lexus Song Quest winner returns

Thursday, 31 January 2008, 2:14 pm | International Arts Festival

Lexus Song Quest winner returns for Pivotal role in The Trial of the Cannibal Dog More >>

From Air Ballet To Shadow Play

Friday, 2 November 2007, 11:29 am | International Arts Festival

From the deeply serious to the seriously fun, the 2008 New Zealand International Arts Festival hosts the best in international and New Zealand culture. The 2008 programme, which runs from 22 February–16 March, embraces a broad range of styles and encompasses ... More >>

Sneak Preview Of The 2008 NZ Int'l Arts Festival

Tuesday, 17 July 2007, 11:56 am | International Arts Festival

A whirlwind of outstanding theatre, dance, and music has been named in the first release for the 2008 NZ International Arts Festival under the direction of new Artistic Director, Lissa Twomey. More >>

 

 

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