Why do so many NZ music festivals fail?
Why do so many NZ music festivals fail?

The summer season's off to a bumpy start with the cancellation of two festivals. Lydia Jenkin investigates the state of…

Leftfield joins Splore headliners
Leftfield joins Splore headliners

Splore has added its biggest name yet to the bill for its summer-friendly February festival.

Artists set for Splore festival
Artists set for Splore festival

If you need new jandals, now might be the time to splurge with two summer music festivals confirming their line-ups today…

Wild and wacky festival fashion at Splore
Wild and wacky festival fashion at Splore

The friendly festival is as much about the music and art as it is about the colourful fashion.

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R&B star on her way to NZ
R&B star on her way to NZ

Tinashe is bringing her sultry sound to New Zealand for the first time with a headlining slot at Splore…

Mr Scruff promises oddities, endless sets at Splore

Mr Scruff's signature style is all cups of tea, potato animation and marathon mixes, finds Lydia Jenkin.

Splore line-up still growing

Splore is upping the ante for next year's festival, adding even more big names and events to an already bulging and eclectic…

Splore: More UK and Oz acts announced

Summer's music festival hopes have been boosted by solid additions to February's Splore line-up, including British DJ Mr…

Splore gathers more acts for party
Splore gathers more acts for party

Splore Festival, which goes from being biannual to annual next year, has announced another handful of…

Splore Festival goes annual

Don't pack up your tents and put them into storage just yet - Splore is becoming an annual event. The previously biennial…

Splore: DJ Shadow takes things back to basics

Last time he was here, DJ Shadow played in a giant orb. This time, the hip-hop pioneer is taking things back to basics…

Splore's plan to be NZ's greenest festival

Entertainment: Creating a truly sustainable festival with zero waste and a low carbon footprint is a long-term vision of…

Festival fun for families

Life with kids can be so structured. It's good to show children that sometimes people do things "just for fun" and there's…

Splore: Five more reasons to get excited (+playlist)
Splore: Five more reasons to get excited (+playlist)

Splore is a fantastic, biennial music and arts festival, held in the Tapapakanga Regional Park, just…

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