Welcome to New Zealand Major Events – Investing in World Class Events
New Zealand Government works in partnership with the event sector to support New Zealand’s growing reputation as an
attractive destination for major events of global significance.
View the strategy and how we attract, retain, grow and enhance major events to achieve a greater contribution to New Zealand’s growth.
Major Events news
Auckland Arts Festival reports strong results
March saw Auckland host its sixth biennial arts festival. More than 175,000 people headed to Auckland Arts Festival events over 19 days. 96,000 of those attended a ticketed event, resulting in a box office income of $3 million, more than double that of any previous festival. Read more...
Photo credit: 2013 Auckland Arts Festival performance by Groupe F, photo by Gate Photography.
Fine-tune your event with our latest planning resources
Three new event-planning resources are now available for you to use to get the most out of your event.