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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 >>

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 >>