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New Zealand Festivals - Events
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For exact dates and details, please contact Tourism New Zealand (details can be found in our contacts section).

These are just a few annual festivals and events you can attend in New Zealand:

January 3 to February 6:  The "Global Challenge yacht race" takes place in Wellington.

January 10 to January 16:  The Heineken Tennis Open (New Zealand's tennis tournament) takes place in Auckland.
February 4 to February 5:  The International Rugby Sevens Tournament takes place in Wellington.

February 5:  The Kawhia Traditional Maori Food Festival takes place.

February 5 to February 6:  The Harvest Hawkes Bay Wine and Food Festivals.

February 18 to February 27:  Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival 2005

March 11 to March 13:  The Womad International Music
Festival in Taranaki.

March 13:  The Weka Wildthing Triathalon in Manawata.

March 26 to March 27:  Silverstone Race to the Sky.

March 31 to April 2:  New Zealand Shearing Championships in Waikato.
May 6 to May 8:  Savour New Zealand food festival.

June 4 to July 9:  The British Lions Rugby Tour.

July 22 to August 7:  The International Film Festival.
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