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Celebrate Splore 2019 with The Jungle Brothers

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 10:14 am | Splore Festival

Their Splore performance is part of their world-wide tour marking the 30th anniversary of their influential debut release ‘Straight Out The Jungle’. Hailing from hip-hop’s golden age, the group burst onto the New York scene in 1988, becoming the founding ... More >>

Celebrate! Splore 2019

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:51 am | Splore Festival

Festival producer Fryderyk Kublikowski says Celebrate! Splore 2019 was chosen as the theme because the 2019 marks Splore’s 20th birthday and the tenth whakanui at the stunning seaside Tapapakanga Regional Park. More >>

Splore 2019 announcement conjures up rays of sunshine

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 3:43 pm | Splore Festival

The stage is set for another stunning Splore festival with two of Splore’s most popular festival acts returning to the beachside festival! More >>

Splore 2018 - Mystical, Magical, Marvellous Mayhem!

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 8:23 am | Splore Festival

For Splore 2018, we are excited to bring you ‘The Temple of the Midnight Mantra’ ; Splore Festival’s legendary Saturday night dress-up Cabaret Party! Whatever your ritual to prepare for a night out, whatever your mantra may be, ours is to bring ... More >>

Mt Albert by-election debate at Splore Festival

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:48 am | Splore Festival

The Mount Albert by-election contest is to go on the road, as Labour's Jacinda Ardern and the Green Party's Julie Anne Genter meet on stage at the annual Splore Festival in Tapapakanga Park, 70 km South East of Auckland’s CBD. More >>

A weekend of extraordinary entertainment and fun

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 4:36 pm | Splore Festival

The stage is set for another creative Splore Festival on 17-19 February with tickets almost sold out. Splore 2017 continues to evolve with the addition of new entertainment areas and sustainability milestones. More >>

Splore 2017 eliminates single serve plastic water bottles

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 1:04 pm | Splore Festival

Splore 2017 eliminates single serve plastic water bottles from the festival When it comes to large events, Splore is a sustainability trailblazer – leading the way where others follow. Splore 2017 will be the first New Zealand festival to eliminate ... More >>

Brand New Heavies and Luke Vibert added to Splore line up

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 4:01 pm | Splore Festival

London-based acid jazz innovators and expert purveyors of funky grooves and soulful harmonies, The Brand New Heavies, have been added to Splore’s 2016 line up. More >>

Leftfield to headline Splore Festival 19-21 February 2016

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 9:53 am | Splore Festival

One of electronic music's greatest acts - Leftfield - is to headline next February’s Splore Festival. More >>

Splore 16 – announcing the first milestone

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 9:35 am | Splore Festival

Splore has released a typically diverse line-up of artists in its first major announcement for the February 2016 event with five international artists making their New Zealand debuts. More >>

Splore Festival talks up a storm

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 10:07 am | Splore Festival

From the most personal of journeys to the future of a million: that's the span of the talking content at Splore 2015. More >>

Splore keeps giving with more performances announced

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 9:43 am | Splore Festival

Splore’s already impressive music line-up gets a further boost with a few more acts including the legendary godfather of neo-soul, Roy Ayers. His classic hits “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”, “Searchin” and “Running Away” are some of the most ... More >>

First NZ festival to win Greener Festival award

Friday, 24 October 2014, 3:40 pm | Splore Festival

Splore received a Highly Commended award announced in Wales last Friday 18th October for the outstanding sustainability results from Splore festival in February 2014. More >>

No place like Splore: fresh take on music, art, performance

Friday, 19 September 2014, 5:01 pm | Splore Festival

Splore is welcoming Trinity Roots to the 2015 festival staged at Tapapkanga Park on 20-22 February 2015. After last playing the festival in 2004 at the Waharau site Trinity Roots will make a welcome return. Recognised as the iconic “Home, Land ... More >>

Splore shares the love and becomes an annual event

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 11:24 am | Splore Festival

It’s the most repetitive request at the end of every Splore Festival event and now Splore is in a position to grant the audience’s wish of becoming an annual event. Splore will be returning for 2015. More >>

Even more to love at Splore – the final acts

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 1:05 pm | Splore Festival

Splore has added to an already tightly packed programme with new performance and music acts as well as visual artists, creating a stellar line up of entertainment for the weekend of 14-16th February 2014. More >>

New music and performance acts for Splore 14-16 February

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:26 pm | Splore Festival

A weekend at the beach just keeps getting better with more music, performance and visual artists signed up for an explosive weekend of entertainment. The Splore music and arts festival has rounded off its 2014 programme with a comprehensive line up ... More >>

Red Bull Art of Camping Invites Festival Goers to Design

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 12:47 pm | Splore Festival

Festival goers will have the chance turn their ultimate themed camping dream into reality at Splore 2014 with the new Red Bull Art of Camping competition. Participants are challenged to transform a campsite into a living and breathing art installation ... More >>

More to love at Splore - adding to the line-up

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 12:53 pm | Splore Festival

Splore continues its eclectic music policy by announcing the inclusion of a legendary hip hop DJ and a Ganges-inspired Indian fusion group. More >>

Splore announces eclectic line up

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 2:48 pm | Splore Festival

Splore’s theme ‘more to love at Splore’ is brought to life with a second line up announcement that features flamboyant artists, poets and theatre groups for the 14-16 February 2014 event. More >>

 

 

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