Spring has sprung and the whole country's buzzing with Rugby World Cup fever this long weekend so we've rounded up some of the best events from all over the country. Whether it's food, music or outdoor activities, there's something for everyone.
Ten exciting days of exhibitions, including music, theatre, cabaret and exhibitions.
The best of Gisborne's world-class food and wine, showcased in a stunning vineyard location.
Celebrate Rugby World Cup 2011 and the best of Coromandel's food, art and music.
Everything from operetta to historical tours and literary events to art workshops are being showcased during this festival, while rugby, horse and bull racing take place in nearby Bulls.
Located alongside Taupo's official Rugby World Cup 2011 Fanzone, this area will be transformed into an outdoor concert venue until pre-match coverage of tonight's game begins on the big screens.
Seventeen days of top international dance, theatre, cabaret, music and talks, including works by UK guerilla artist Banksy.
The best of the region's food and wine, presented in a traditional market setting within the park's official Rugby World Cup 2011 Fanzone.
This annual rodeo has attracted competitors from near and far for over 40 years. Head along to see some steer wrestling, caslf roping and bull riding.
This festival in the heart of whitebaiting country wraps up today.
A two-day celebration of the area's best wine and food, complete with cooking masterclasses.
A stunning lineup of over 100 artists showcase their talents across a range of jazz genres.