Upcoming events for November 2019

We’ve found a few great events around the country worth checking out over the coming weeks

Tastes of the North Garden Party


Tastes of the North Garden Party is a boutique day out with live music, cooking demonstrations, garden-party attire, a fantastic selection of craft beer and wine from the region’s many vineyards and a big focus on delicious local produce. The festival is located on the front lawn of the Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Bay of Islands, where you can look directly out into the bay. Entertainment ranges from jazz to sought-after Auckland band Coachella, plus celebrity chef Anna Valentine will be doing cooking demonstrations during the day. Come and join the garden party.

When: Saturday 30 November, 11am to 6pm

Where: Copthorne Hotel, Paihia

Cost: $40 per head (includes a festival goblet). Tickets available from eventfinda.co.nz

For tickets and more info: eventfinda.co.nz

Win tickets to the Northern Garden Party

We have four tickets to give away to the Tastes of the North Garden Party.

Click here to enter before 15th November 2019.

Welling Go Green EXPO 2019 

Wellington’s Go Green Expo is the country’s largest green-living and sustainable-lifestyle show. This is your one-stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life. Eco-home/building, food and beverages, advisory services, supplements, organic products, health and wellness, beauty and personal care, household products, pet products, gardening, grocery and many more categories are showcased at this not-to-be-missed event.

A large, diverse range of companies and brands cannot wait to transform your way of life in favour of the environment and you. This show is dedicated to promoting a healthy, environmentally friendly, sustainable lifestyle for all New Zealanders.

When: 9 November

Where: TSB Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington

Cost: $5 adults (door sales), under-16s free

Find out more: gogreenexpo.co.nz

Nelson Motorhome Show


Looking at buying or selling a motorhome, campervan or caravan? Want to improve your current motorhome or just want to see what life could be like if you owned one? Then head to the Nelson Rotary Motorhome Show at Tahuna Beach Holiday Park.

This year’s show will feature exhibitions from New Zealand’s leading motorhome, campervan and caravan suppliers and designers, as well as new and used privately owned motorhomes for sale and lease.

When: 16 to 17 November

Where: Tahuna Beach Holiday Park

Cost: $8 per person, under-15s free

Find out more: nelsonmotorhomeshow.co.nz

Auckland E-Bike EXPO 2019


Thinking about buying an electric bike but confused by the options? There are so many great e-bikes now available, but there’s also a lot to consider. This two-day event is the perfect opportunity to check out the latest technology and trends, connect with experts, take a test ride and get your own e-bike built and fitted.

When: 15 to 16 November

Where: The Cloud, Queens Wharf, Auckland

Cost: $5 per adult, $15 per family. Tickets at the door or online at eventbrite.com

Find out more: ebikeexpo.co.nz

Toast to Martinborough

Toast Martinborough takes place on the third Sunday of November each year in the boutique wine village of Martinborough, South Wairarapa. About 90 minutes’ drive from Wellington, Toast is a one-day multi-site event, with eight to 10 vineyard sites participating and offering wonderful wine, food and music choices throughout the day.

When: 17 November

Where: Martinborough Village

Cost: $90 (GA)

More: toastmartinborough.co.nz

The New Zealand Agricultural Show


Welcoming more than 100,000 visitors each year, the New Zealand Agricultural Show brings a touch of tradition to Christchurch and celebrates all that is great about rural life. With a packed schedule of top livestock and equestrian events, live music, motorcycle competition EnduroCross, fun-filled family entertainment, an indulgent Food and Wine Village, and so much more, you really will be spoilt for choice at this spectacular show.

This year, the show welcomes the New Zealand Army Band, a strongman competition, a barbecue competition, the cultural experience, He Tāngata, and much more. Keep an eye on the show website for further information.

When: 13 to 15 November

Where: Wigram Road, Christchurch

For tickets and to find out more: theshow.co.nz

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