Spring getaway ideas: Top events in September and October 2017

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Spring getaway ideas: Top events in September and October 2017

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During spring cherry trees blossoms and new born lambs frolic in the fields, temperatures are rising and the days are getting longer.  Be holiday wise, take a spring break!

To give you some ideas on where to book your next getaway we have listed some of this springs top events here.

Christchurch Arts Festival

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At the heart of any arts festival is the thrill of the live performance. At the Christchurch Arts Festival you will find a varied programme that traverses dance, music, spoken word, visual art, theatre and comedy.

30 August – 17 September 2017

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Taniwha Daffodils

The Taniwha Daffodil Display is an iconic feature of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay. Open every day of September between 8 am – 5 pm, simply drive through the gates, collect a bucket and then wander the 20 acres of trees, ponds and of course daffodils. It’s a great day for kids, families and groups.

1 – 30 September 2017

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Dusk in the Daffodils

When the light fades and the paddock glows gold you will be treated to live music, wine tasting and a brilliant light installation covering trees, ponds, and daffodils.

Friday 15 September 2017 5:00pm – 9:00pm 

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Where to stay: Napier Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park or Hastings TOP 10 Holiday Park


Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

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Come and enjoy a programme of music, food and entertainment under the cherry blossom trees celebrating Japanese culture and the 41-year Sister City connection between Nelson & Miyazu.

Sunday 24 September 2017 11:30am – 2:30pm

Where to stay: Nelson City TOP 10 Holiday Park

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International Spring Festival 2017

The 2017 International Spring Festival celebrates the diversity of cultures in the Manawatu. You will find cultural displays, food stalls, live performances and a lot more.

Location: Palmerston North

Saturday 30 September 2017

Where to stay: Foxton Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park or Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park

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Oktoberfest 2017 - Christchurch

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Fantastic atmosphere with Oompah band, lots of traditional Oktoberfest music and games, German food and great Craft and German beers.

Sat 7th October 2017 + Sat 14th October 2017


2017 October Okere Falls Beerfest

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Come and join for an amazing week of German Festivities.

16 - 22 October 2017

Where to stay: Blue Lake TOP 10 Holiday Park

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40th Queenstown Jazzfest

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Four days of live entertainment woven into the fabric of downtown Queenstown. Bringing world class musicians from far and wide and showcasing the diversity of the jazz genre.

20 – 23 October

Where to stay: Queenstown TOP 10 Holiday Park

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Wellington Folk Festival

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Wellington's annual folk music festival at Labour Weekend - amazing guest performers from France, USA, UK, and Russia as well as NZ.

20 – 23 October 2017

Where to stay: Wellington TOP 10 Holiday Park

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