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Whitireia And WelTec Students Create Award-winning Work At Fringe Festival

Monday, 29 March 2021, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

  Another successful Fringe Festival has been and gone in the capital city and, this year, Whitireia and WelTec students played a big part in its success. One of the most vibrant events on the Wellington calendar, the 2021 New Zealand Fringe ... More >>

Good Actor Challenges Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Acting Battle

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

The New Zealand Fringe Festival is on the horizon and one of the institution’s most seasoned performers is spoiling for a battle… an acting battle! Tickets are on sale now for three events in this year’s Pōneke Festival by Tāmaki Makaurau-based ... More >>

New Zealand Fringe Show Is Out Of This World!

Friday, 22 January 2021, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

Celestial Nobodies is an exciting new educational polylogue that brings gravity to universal experiences through a lens of black comedy. Written by Evangelina Telfar, Celestial Nobodies is a journey around the universe to meet yourself at the other ... More >>

The History Boy-Wellington Fringe Festival

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 2:39 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

 All of history is just stories we tell each other to understand the world, and every story is at least in part about the person doing the telling. Performed by the award-winning Matt Powell (Awkward Threesome, Soap Factory) and inspired by ... More >>

NZ Fringe Festival Selects Te Auaha, The Creative Headquarters Of Whitireia & WelTec As Festival Hub

Monday, 17 February 2020, 3:35 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

  The New Zealand Fringe Festival has chosen Te Auaha, a multi-level “cluster of creativity” and the HQ for creative programmes at Whitireia and WelTec – as its hub for the 2020 festival. Works by three Applied Arts graduates from Whitireia ... More >>

NZ Fringe 2020 has launched

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 11:57 am | New Zealand Fringe Festival

Hold onto your creative bits! The NZ Fringe is turning 30, and it's the largest, most diverse festival ever! We’re Thirty. We’re Flirty. And We’re Thriving. That’s right, for three decades New Zealand Fringe Festival has been supporting ... More >>

And the 2019 New Zealand Fringe Awards Winners Are!

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9:35 am | New Zealand Fringe Festival

The 2019 New Zealand Fringe Arts Festival has wrapped up another remarkable year. On Sunday evening the Fringe team and artists gathered together at our good friend’s Te Whaea Theatre in Newtown, to reflect on the power art has to transcend diversity, ... More >>

Our Maiden Voyage Will Do Our Country Proud

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

The misguided crew of the Yesterday, one of Aotearoa’s first space-cruise ships, is about to take off on their maiden voyage, and they want you to join them. More >>

Wellington Fringe Festival 2019 will be a RIOT!

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

Today celebrates the 29th launch of Wellington's Fringe Festival programme. In 2019 we’re excited to play host to a league of incoming and upcoming talents, while paying homage to scores of established artists, not only from here in Aotearoa, but ... More >>

NZ Fringe Festival 2018 Awards

Monday, 26 March 2018, 9:27 am | New Zealand Fringe Festival

As the fat lady sings, the sun sets and all is done and dusted on a recording breaking 28th year of NZ Fringe Festival, it seems only right to take some time to celebrate the outstanding talents, efforts, and new works of this season, by giving artists ... More >>

NZ Fringe Festival 2018: 2nd-24th's ALIVE!

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 9:34 am | New Zealand Fringe Festival

For the last 28 years the NZ Fringe Festival has provided a welcoming platform for the freshest of talents, to well established artist from not only here in New Zealand but from all around the World. More >>

Harmon Leon Infiltrates Trump America

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

The Cavern Club (6011, 22 Allen St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011) March 15th – 24th, 8:30 More >>

NZ Fringe 2018 Registrations open NOW, closing 10 October

Monday, 4 September 2017, 1:42 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

The dates for the 2018 NZ Fringe are set and registrations to participate are now open at ! The open-access multi-genre arts festival where anything goes will run 2 to 24 March in 2018, no need to apply, just register your show at ... More >>

NZ Fringe is Going State Side

Monday, 10 April 2017, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

NZ Fringe Wellington is thrilled to announce a new award partnership with San Diego International Fringe that will see local lads Allergic to Love head over to perform in July this year. More >>

NZ Fringe Festival 2017 AWARDS

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 2:32 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

Three more weeks of organised chaos have come to an end with the Wellington NZ Fringe Arts Festival Awards Ceremony as a chance to celebrate all our Fringe artists for their talent, ingenuity, and chutzpah! More >>

The Basement Tapes, New Zealand Fringe Festival

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

Cleaning out her dead grandmother’s basement, a girl finds recordings her grandmother made. While listening to the tapes she begins to question who her grandmother really was. But can the grandmother on the tapes be trusted as a reliable narrator? Not ... More >>

NZ Fringe Festival 2016 Award Winners

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 11:41 am | New Zealand Fringe Festival

The biggest Fringe Festival in New Zealand has drawn to a close celebrating 23 days, 150 productions, and over 700 presentations of work at our NZ Fringe Festival 2016 Awards at St Peter’s on Willis, Sunday 6th March. More >>

Violinist takes looping to a whole new level in NZ premiere

Monday, 15 February 2016, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

“Lost in the Looping Glass takes the notion of a solo violin recital and flips it on its head... a thrilling re-imagining of sonic capabilities of the violin that makes for an enrapturing performance.” - Matthew Tomich, Buzzcuts, Melbourne Fringe ... More >>

The Existentialist’s Guide to Survival in Australia

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Fringe Festival

A Guide to Life on an Ozzi shore! A uniquely German perspective on love, sex, death and everything in between. More >>

Lovely Lady Lump

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 11:51 am | New Zealand Fringe Festival

After successfully not-dying last year, award winning comic performer Lana Schwarcz refuses to die on-stage when she presents her new show, Lovely Lady Lump, at NZ Fringe. In an unmissable show that is vibrant, touching, real, raw and hilarious, Lana skilfully ... More >>