New Zealand Festivals that you shouldn’t miss

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New Zealand wears a different garb altogether when it’s the time of festivals. Tourists from India make it a point to visit this interesting place during festival seasons. Just check the list of festivals and search for the best new zealand holidays / vacation rentals, you are ready to vacation in new Zealand.

Here are the some fascinating festivals of New Zealand.

 

Marlborough Wine and Food Festival

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Wine and Food is the best combination on the earth and what better way to soak in this pleasure than Marlborough. Marlborough Wine and Food Festival attract thousands of guests every year. Taste the finest of world-class wine and food at this time. With over 50 wineries present, Indians love to savour the gourmet cuisine that is laid out in all its finery. Tourists can get best vacation packages to new zealand from India to attend the festival, that is much more than wine.

Hunterville Huntaway Festival

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Held every year on the first Sunday post the Labour Weekend, Hunterville Huntaway Festival is quite unique. Packed with high-country competitions like dog barking, shearing and others, this festival offers an array of entertainment options throughout the day and even night. Not just elders, there is something for accompanying children too. Starting from country craft stalls, BBQs, live music, farming displays and tons of stuff is present here to look out for. The main event is the cross country race of shepherds and their huntaway dogs. It’s a must visit during Holidays trip to new Zealand.

Queenstown Winter Festival

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In some parts of the world, winter might not be welcomed, but here it is a different scene altogether. This city is quite well known about the winter festival that lasts for good 10 days. The Queenstown Winter Festival has come a long way since its beginning. Indian tourists hire new zealand vacation rentals during this time to enjoy fireworks, street parties, sports, parades, family activities, international as well as local entertainment and many more things.

Wings over Wairarapa

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A funny name it may sound but it is one of the most interesting festivals of New Zealand. It is an air show that is held every alternate year in Masterton at the Hood Aerodrome in the month of January. The show exhibits rare vintage aircrafts right from the 20th century, even those from World War II. Both historical and contemporary aircrafts are loved by the audience, along with on-ground entertainment including mock battles, static displays of military vehicles, pyrotechnics, etc.

WOMAD

WOMAD stands for World of Music and Dance. New Zealand is very well known for its music festivals and this one is the most awaited among all. Performers from around the world exhibit their talents at Taranaki through dance, music, movies and many other things. Besides performances, people love the festival even for many other things including shipping. The festival has something for the every member of the family. No wonder, people mark the event on their calendars for having the time of their lives.

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