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Splore Festival Cancels 2022 Event

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 3:05 pm | Splore Festival

Due to NZ moving into the red setting which puts restrictions on the number of attendees at events, Splore Festival 2022 cannot go ahead. All ticket holders will be contacted by iTICKET and given the option to claim a refund or to keep their ticket for next ... More >>

Splore Adds Hip Hop Brilliance And Wellness Escapes

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 6:32 am | Splore Festival

Multiple ARIA Award winner, Genesis Owusu will make his New Zealand festival debut at Splore next February 25. The Ghanaian -Australian hip hop artist dominated last month’s awards in Australia, claiming Album Of The Year, Best Hip Hop Release and ... More >>

Doing Flips For Splore’s Performance And Cabaret Announcement

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 3:08 pm | Splore Festival

Excitement is building for Splore Festival, with a stellar programme featuring an eclectic selection of Aotearoa’s homegrown artists on Feb 25-27, 2022. Splorers can get ready to dust off their dress-ups for an extravaganza of music legends, immersive ... More >>

Splore Festival Reaches Record Time To Sell Out!!

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 12:51 pm | Splore Festival

Splore Festival’s tickets sold out in a record eight hours after release to the general public on Monday morning. Presales started the previous Friday and organisers were stunned at the early presale uptake. Splore’s previous fastest sell out was ... More >>

Breathe A Sigh Of Relief, Splore Festival Is On 26-28 March

Friday, 12 March 2021, 4:35 pm | Splore Festival

Splore is celebrating Level 1 with newly available festival tickets. Splore is throwing the biggest eclectic party of the summer, hosting some of Aotearoa’s top talent in music, visual art and performance - the remaining tickets are expected to sell ... More >>

Splore COVID-19 Announcement

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 4:57 pm | Splore Festival

Splore Festival has made the decision to postpone the festival to 26-28 March to be held at the same location, Tāpapakanga Regional Park, Auckland. The decision was made due to Auckland remaining under Covid level restrictions. The current uncertainty ... More >>

Splore Festival Goes Carbon Neutral And Asks The Audience To Take The Zero Carbon Pledge

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 6:45 am | Splore Festival

Splore Festival is asking its audience to make one small change to reduce their carbon footprint, and be part of a collective movement towards a regenerative, zero carbon future in Aotearoa. Splore festival organisers are calling on the 9,000 festival ... More >>

Splore, The Mother Of All First Music Programmes

Friday, 18 September 2020, 8:52 am | Splore Festival

Splore's predominantly female and gender diverse line-up is sure to hit the right chord at Splore Festival 2021. And in recognition of the tough time the creative community has suffered this year, Splore has increased its overall artist, performance ... More >>

Level 1 Means Splore Confirms Its Return In February 2021

Monday, 8 June 2020, 5:14 pm | Splore Festival

Splore_Sunday_@danescottcreative The lifting of restrictions on event numbers and loosening of social distancing means Splore fans can heave a sigh of relief. Organisers confirm the festival will take place at its home of Tapapakanga Regional Park (70km ... More >>

Splore 2020 rounds off its inspriring programme

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:29 am | Splore Festival

Splore has rounded off its 2020 music programme with exclusive New Zealand sets from world- renowned UK garag e DJ EZ plus LA’s Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One’s Tuxedo project. DJ EZ is widely regarded as one of the world’s finest and technically ... More >>

Splore announces music and performance across 5 stages

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:01 pm | Splore Festival

Splore Festival will take the audience on a musical and performance journey that crosses genres and styles to announce another stellar line-up of entertainment. Splore will once again grace the shores of Auckland’s stunning Tapapakanga Regional Park ... More >>

Splore Festival releases performing arts programme

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 2:56 pm | Splore Festival

Splore Festival’s performing arts programme will include space cats, glowing faeries and a mysterious woman dancing in a tree. A flying wheelchair complete with acrobat, a girl dancing on wine bottles and a boylesque beauty, with muscles that sparkle. More >>

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 >>