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RESET 2020 : A Festival For Aotearoa This November

Friday, 26 June 2020, 11:54 am | Taranaki Arts Festival

November will see Taranaki rebooted and revived when the Taranaki Arts Festival (TAFT) presents RESET 2020, as part of a commitment to presenting the arts in Taranaki, and for the people of New Zealand. RESET 2020 will be a lively cross-generational ... More >>

Four new gardens in 2013 Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 4:33 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

A large country garden, an inner city haven, and two old gardens being brought back to their former glory are the four new gardens in this year’s Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular running from November 1 to 10. More >>

A Garden of Significance 30 years in the making

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 10:50 am | Taranaki Arts Festival

More than 30 years ago Lockinge garden in South Taranaki was little more than a small flower bed, a vegetable garden and an apple orchard – now it is a Garden of Significance in the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular running from October 26 to November 4 ... More >>

Spectacular new name for Taranaki Festival

Monday, 9 May 2011, 12:19 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

Taranaki’s Rhododendron & Garden Festival, one of New Zealand’s longest running garden Festivals, is undergoing a name change to the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular. – New Zealand’s Premier Spring Festival. More >>

New Partnerships Secure Womad NZ In Taranaki

Wednesday, 6 October 2010, 1:27 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

WOMAD Ltd and TAFT are delighted to announce that WOMAD New Zealand, based in New Plymouth, has agreed a three-way event partnership base which secures funding for the future of the festival. More >>

Festival A Success By All Measures

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 1:19 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

The 2009 Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival attracted 25% more visitors than it did the previous year. Garden visits were up from 47,100 in 2008 to 59,000 during the recent festival that ran from 30 October to 8 November. More >>

New Zealand Music Showcase Announced

Friday, 25 September 2009, 1:10 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

For the first ever in New Zealand New Plymouth will host, next March, an inaugural music expo to showcase the best New Zealand music from a wide spectrum of genres and styles to potential buyers from local and international music markets. More >>

Steam train package to the Taranaki Rhodo Fest

Tuesday, 9 June 2009, 1:01 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

Train enthusiasts and Garden lovers can board an historic steam train for a three-day package from Kiwi Tours to this year’s Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival running from October 30 to November 8 this year. Leaving Paekakariki on Friday October ... More >>

Womad Wins Again!

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 11:41 am | Taranaki Arts Festival

The accolades continue to pour in for WOMAD NZ, its partners and the dynamic Taranaki Arts Festival Trust (TAFT) that administers New Zealand’s premiere world music event, after picking up its latest award in Dunedin on Thursday night. More >>

Female vocalist first to sell out at Festival

Wednesday, 4 July 2007, 3:40 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

The term ‘Girl Power’ isn’t necessarily reserved for the five piece English pop band that have recently reformed. The strong female presence at this year’s Taranaki International Festival of the Arts has attracted many festival goers, with ... More >>

Van Hautem Set To Stun At Taranaki Festival

Monday, 27 June 2005, 9:51 am | Taranaki Arts Festival

“Even though he lived quite a few years ago, and he’s a man, and he sings in French, I still find a very strong connection with his music,” so says spellbinding Belgian performer Micheline Van Hautem. More >>

Tickets Selling for Taranaki Festival of the Arts

Monday, 20 June 2005, 10:52 am | Taranaki Arts Festival

The Taranaki Festival of the Arts move to winter is proving to be a success. Taking place this year from 27 July to 14 August 2005, the festival has previously run in Taranaki every two years for the past 14 years in a summer slot. More >>

Festival Of The Arts Features Stunning Line Up

Thursday, 9 June 2005, 2:10 pm | Taranaki Arts Festival

More than 250 international and New Zealand artists and performers feature in the line-up for the 2005 Taranaki Festival of the Arts in July and August. More >>