New Zealand Festival welcomes all

explorers & dreamers

for 24 spectacular days in Wellington, New ZealandNZ


It really does feel like a party on stage

The Independent

Event collections

Highlights and hidden gems come together in these unusual collections.

Guest collections

Wellington locals share what’s taken their fancy from this Festival’s line-up.

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Become a friend of the festival

Reduced ticket prices

As a Friend, you’ll receive a discount of $5 off every ticket you buy. Conditions apply

Special events

Invitations to an entertaining and informative line-up of special events.

Behind the scenes tours

Friends can visit private art collections and tour places of architectural, cultural and historical significance.

Friends’ talks

Attend our free Friends’ Talks and get to know the Festival programme and team.

Warm fuzzies

Join the Festival family! You’ll play a valued role in supporting the arts and help us make a difference.

Be our friend!

Single Membership $75.00 /
Double Membership $140.00
More about Friends