- Publish Date
- Monday, 16 March 2020, 12:51PM
As directed by the Prime Minister, all events with over 500 people in attendance should be cancelled until further notice.
From rugby games to concerts and more; public events nationwide have been cancelled amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
Below is a list of concerts and events that have either been cancelled or postponed. We will update these as we receive new information:
- So Pop Akl and CHCH
- New Zealand Festival of the Arts: The Slapstick, Strasbourg 1518 and Dimanche.
- Auckland Arts Festival: Circolombia – Acéléré, Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus, Watt by Samuel Beckett and Soweto Gospel Choir.
- Warbirds over Wanaka.
- The East Pointers Tour - March 23rd-April 3rd.
- Cricket: Black Caps Vs Australia T20 Home Series.
- America's Cup World Series.
- Polyfest - March 18th-21st.
- All remaining Auckland Council Movies and Music in parks events.
- Auckland International Cultural Festival.
- Central Districts Field Days - March 19th-21st.
- Weetbix TRY-athlons cancelled nationwide.
- Royal Easter Show - April 9th - 13th.
- All remaining shows for The Book of Mormon.
- All national netball leagues, including social netball.
- All New Zealand and Australian ANZAC day services in Gallipoli.
- New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards
- 2020 International New Zealand Comedy Festival
- Balu Brigada Auckland concert
- Larkin Poe- AKL April 18
- Summer Thieves- AKL April 11
- Bhad Bhabie- AKL April 23
- Brandie Carlile- AKL April 12
- Y2K- April 30th
- My Chemical Romance & Jimmy Eat World - March 25th.
- Deftones - March 15th.
- Alanis Morissette - April 21st.
- Blindspott - March 20th-April 11th.
- Violent Femmes - March 24th-25th.
- Introducing Nashville - March 28th.
- Homegrown Festival - March 21st.
- Beach Hop - March 25th-29th.
- Robinson and Navvy tour
- Lenny Kravitz - 31 March
- Super Rugby is suspended for the foreseeable future.
- NRL: Vodafone Warriors will not play any games in NZ at this stage.
- New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has suspended all concerts until May.
- Badminton: YONEX Waikato International 2020 suspended.
- Fieldays 2020.
- Mary Poppins - The Musical Auckland.
- The Dudes Bliss Tour April
- Clairo- AKL May 20
- L.A.B -Akl/Hamilton
- Daffodils -April/May
- Tame Impala - NEW DATE 5TH DEC
- Louis Tomlinson- rescheduled date TBC
If you are affected by one of these shows, #KeepMyTicket ticket is a great way to continue to support the artists you love for when they are able to play again.
Can I get a refund if I purchased a ticket for a show that is now cancelled?
It’s best to check with the ticket agent that you purchased your tickets from.
With the show being postponed, I am now hesitant that I won’t be able to make the revised date. What do I do?
Wait for an official announcement of the confirmed new date. If you have purchased tickets and can no longer attend the new date, contact the ticket agent directly for instructions.
I purchased flights and/or accommodation for this show that is now postponed/cancelled. What options do I have?
It is best to contact the airline and accommodation provider directly to see what they can do.
I have tickets to a concert or event which I’m not sure is still going ahead. What do I do?
Stay up to date here with all of the announcements for postponed and cancelled gigs as they happen.