New Zealand events you want to be part of

New Zealand events you want to be part of

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During the spring and summer months, New Zealand events are all the rage. Food, music, art and sport… you name it. Be part of the celebrations as Spring brings a burst of energy and adventure.

Hire a campervan from Auckland so you can travel to one of these great New Zealand events and stay for days.

The New Zealand Cider Festival

3 November, 2018 Travel to Nelson, which produces more than 60 per cent of New Zealand’s cider. The New Zealand Cider Festival showcases more than 80 different varieties of cider from across the country. Held in a gorgeous Founders Heritage Park, this is one relaxed event you don’t want to miss.

Where to stay: Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel

Taste of Auckland

1 – 4 November Taste everything the amazing city of Auckland has to offer. Celebrate the city’s thriving restaurants, pop-up bars and feel inspired by local creations. Expose yourself to unique Maori culture by trying hangi, which is a traditional way of cooking food in an underground pit oven. Enjoy the authentic earthy element.

Where to stay: Big Bay Holiday Park

Rhythm and Alps

29 - 31 December Celebrate the New Year in the beautiful Cardrona Valley, just 40 minutes from Queenstown and 15 minutes from Wanaka. About 10,000 people travel to the pristine valley for more than 50 local and international acts across four stages. When you’re enjoying world class music in the picturesque Southern Alps, you’ll feel as if life simply can’t get any better.

Where to stay: Wanaka Lakeview Holiday Park

Bay of Islands Food and Wine Festival

October 6 This is one of the New Zealand events you definitely don’t want to miss out on. The boutique food and wine festival is now celebrating its 9th year in the stunning Bay of Islands with delicious food, great wine and live music. Sample mouth-watering food and visit award-winning vineyards. There’s also pie eating competitions, giving it a great family atmosphere.

Where to stay: Bay of Islands Holiday Apartments and Caravan Park


Brianna Piazza

Brianna Piazza

Brianna Piazza is an Australian television reporter and part-time travel blogger. Originally from Melbourne, she's currently living in Cairns where she works for WIN News and spends her weekends exploring the outdoors Far North Queensland.

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