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Posted 21 May, 2024

Queenstown’s multi-purpose community, arts and cultural space celebrated their second birthday on 15 May. The milestone was celebrated in the best way possible – with coffee and cake– as Te Atamira continues to organise amazing programmes for the region.

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Posted 14 May, 2024

Showbiz Queenstown is bringing Monty Python’s Spamalot from Broadway to the Memorial Centre stage this week. The show is known as a “musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Opening night for the company’s annual production is this Thursday with nine shows running until Saturday 25 May.

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Posted 10 May, 2024

The Big Bike Film Night celebrates cycling in all its different shapes and forms. The programme aims to inspire, featuring a great mix of short films designed for two-wheel enthusiasts.

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Posted 30 April, 2024

For Kahli Scott, storytelling is everything. As the manager of Film Queenstown Lakes, (the in-house film office for Queenstown Lakes District Council), as well as co-manager of Film Otago Southland, the wonderful world of shared stories is what she knows best - both in front of the screen, and what goes on behind it.

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Posted 25 April, 2024

First Thursdays Quarterly is a free and fun event that celebrates the diversity of arts and culture in our region.

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Posted 24 April, 2024

Thursday marks the start of the annual Arrowtown Autumn Festival. This year’s programme will feature much-loved classics and some exciting new things, with something for everyone. There’s over 40 events across the four days with many community groups involved.

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Posted 17 April, 2024

The Wao Film Festival is back, promising an unparalleled cinematic experience that celebrates the marvels of the natural world while shedding light on pressing environmental issues. Taking place from Thursday, 9 May to Sunday, 12 May, the festival invites audiences to immerse themselves in captivating films that inspire a deeper connection with nature.

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Posted 17 April, 2024

Award-winning folk artist Amiria Grenell is coming to Queenstown in support of her new album, The Winter Light.

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Posted 16 April, 2024

Christchurch-based group the River City Jazzmen will be heading to Wānaka this weekend.

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Posted 9 April, 2024

Award-winning Belgium-based pianist and composer, Daniel Verstappen, is coming to Queenstown for a one-off performance.

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Posted 5 April, 2024

Born in Korea, raised in the United States, and now residing in Aotearoa New Zealand, Sumi Hahn is a writer with many interesting life-chapters to draw from.

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Posted 4 April, 2024

The Aspiring Conversation programme is returning to Wānaka this week. It will feature a number of speakers and artists across four days who aim to inspire.

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Posted 2 April, 2024

The Central Otago Regional Orchestra is delighted to join with internationally renowned, Queenstown based pianist Kinga Krupa to present their April concert series, 'Autumn Romance', showcasing a programme with flavours of romance ranging from Beethoven to Tchaikovsky to Grieg.

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Posted 28 March, 2024

The fantastic Ōtautahi-based indie folk duo Terrible Sons are heading to town in April.

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Posted 27 March, 2024

Wakatipu High School students are getting ready to take their mainstage to perform American musical Hairspray. The show is their annual musical production and will open at the start of April.

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Posted 26 March, 2024

Songwriter Society is a monthly open mic night for writers of original songs and poetry – all are welcome. The event is held at the Sherwood and run by local musicians Clair Forrester and Paul Marcham, aka Choice. The next one is this Thursday, then Thursday, 25 April.

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Posted 22 March, 2024

IYKYK (If You Know You Know) is a double-bill of contemporary dance, with works by choreographers Holly Newsom and Forest Kapo, coming to Queenstown this weekend.

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Posted 20 March, 2024

The classic love story of Romeo and Juliet will play out in Wānaka this Friday but with a wee bit of a twist.

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