Get ready for the biggest and best festival yet!

Thurs 11th, Fri 12th and Sat 13th July will be the main three days of the 2019 festival.

The full programme will be announced in April. Welcome to the 2020 Malcolm Flowers Insurances Taupō Winter Festival. Sell more tickets faster with Eventfinda. A Traveller's Guide to Turkish Dogs is this year's Malcolm Flowers Insurances Taupō Winter Festival's key theatre event. The October programme was launched on Tuesday evening and is now on the Taupō Winter Festival website,

The action packed programme is full of music, theatre and loads of entertainment.

Tongariro North Domain, Taupo, Lake Taupo, Riverside Park & Unison Amphitheatre, Taupo, Lake Taupo, Regional gardens and art displays, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, Thu 19 Nov 9:30am With a multitude of activities on offer there is surprise and delight for everyone and a good mix of free and paid activities. Check out the details for the great events on the Taupo Winter Festival website. Laurilee McMichael is editor of the Taupo & Turangi Weekender. Send us your photos, videos and tip-offs: White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour - Warkworth Town H: POSTPONED, Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED, Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED, Council-owned property company gives first-home buyers a fighting chance, 'The ref will not allow the game to go ahead': 13-year-old girl barred from boys' rugby league tournament, Tackling poverty in Mana: New MP Barbara Edmonds brings her lived experience to bear, Anti-Chinese racism poster competition winners join Te Papa Museum collection, A generation-long battle for euthanasia wins, a one-shot bid to legalise cannabis fails. After a record sell-out tour in 2020 attracting over 50,000 fans, we have a lineup of five fantastic acts for next year’s Summer Concert Tour, with a trans-Tasman vibe to the shows.

Every year the festival features an author's event and this year is no exception, with award-winning author Becky Manawatu, whose novel Auē won the major prize at this year's Ockham NZ Book Awards. The October programme - called Take 2! Carrying on the theme of the popular Whisky & Jazz, Bourbon & Blues and Rum & Rock events of previous years, this year's music and drinks event is Crafty Covers, featuring a selection of craft beers and ciders, with guests kicking up their heels to the sounds of New Zealand covers band White Chapel Jak's fresh and funky approach to well-known favourites.
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A family weekend filled with plays, swims, laughs and pancakes. Due to COVID, our indoor events were postponed to October and we have a great line=up for theatre and music shows lined up for your entertainment. Check out the details for the great events on the Taupo Winter Festival website. Tell the community what you thought about it by posting your comments here! - NZ Herald, Sounds of 80s at summer concert - NZ Herald, Malcolm Flowers Insurances Taupō Winter Festival coming to life this July - NZ Herald, Socialising at Hospice highlight of patient's week, New attraction being developed, despite Covid-19, Death by misadventure: Coroner rules in death of tourist, Looking for a career change? Did you go to this event? Before you go, would you like to subscribe to our free weekly newsletter with events happening in your area, competitions for free tickets and CD giveaways? Due to COVID, our indoor events were postponed to October and we have a great line=up for theatre and music shows lined up for your entertainment. 3 talking about this. Winter Festival a winner for Taupo - NZ Herald, Taupō Winter Festival puts on a great show for families, adults, kids. View fewer sessions. Welcome to the 2020 Malcolm Flowers Insurances Taupō Winter Festival. Get ready for the biggest and best festival yet! Thurs 11th, Fri 12th and Sat 13th July will be the main three days of the 2019 festival. From October 2 to October 11 the Malcolm Flowers Insurances Taupō Winter Festival returns to the town, bringing more than a dozen new events to surprise, delight, challenge, inspire and entertain. Dizzying heights to The Dizziness Clinic for Royce Willis, Councillors can and should speak for themselves, Cut-price domestic tourists not a solution, industry leaders say, Auckland owners 'devastated' after burmese cat Frank dies of gunshot wound, Family appeal to hit-and-run driver involved in crash that killed young father, Love in a time of Covid-19: How the pandemic changed dating, Body in Northland lake: Unexplained death referred to coroner, New Zealand's big role in saving Tokelau's language from extinction, Gore community heroes celebrated at awards night, Wreys Bush farmer 'overwhelmed' by left-field Southland Stags call up, Tourism operator calls for Southland District mayor to step up, Police unjustified in pursuit of young man leaving family harm incident, Mum wants inpatient mental health support closer to home, Taking the knee, water meters and other incendairy topics, Person taken to hospital after car hits pedestrian in South Taranaki, How a pandemic gave Taranaki's garden festivals real flower power, How a restaurant owner and redundant flight attendant made each other's dreams come true after Covid-19 turbulence, Taranaki MPs split on referendum preliminary referendum results, Palmerston North teens learn life skills while making music, Nanette Notices provide a snapshot of the times, Bradley Walsh tribute barely scratched the surface, Education crucial in overthrowing racism in New Zealand, Missing man spent 20 years in refugee camp before finding freedom in Palmerston North, Natureland picks up sustainable tourism award, Privately organised Santa Parade saves Nelson Christmas, New cycle trail following a well-travelled track, Referendum results: 'devastation' for cannabis legalisation supporters, Man arrested after armed robbery at Richmond's Railway Restaurant and Bar, Half-price rent deal as owner tries to fill waterfront property in Marlborough, Some surprised, some scared: Marlburians on the referendum results, New SH1 overpass in Marlborough named after nearby pā site, Foreign forester blocked from turning Marlborough farmland into plantation, Bigger, better, higher: New yacht club in the Sounds ready to 'raise the flag', Bottle store worries for Alcohol Action advocate, First time author writes about 75 years of South Canterbury kindergartens, Confusion for residents around demolition of Lake Ōhau Village, Three new directors for Timaru District Holdings Ltd, Fundraising opportunity rises from New Year fireworks debacle in Timaru, Follow