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Opening 5 Jul 2015 at Old Library Art Centre [Whangarei]
NGĀ POU WAHINE
Kura is a dreamer who works in a tomato sauce factory. The action of the play moves from factory floor to the world of Te Atakura’s ancestor, Waiora, as each of the characters tell their stories, weaving the past with the present, enabling Te Atakura to continue her journey through life with the strength of her ancestors. [more]

Opening 6 Jul 2015 at Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland LIVE [Auckland]
Ruia Te Kākano: HOKIA KI NGĀ MAUNGA – Return to the Mountains
The enchanting story of a young boy named Rima who needs the help of Māori god of the winds, Tāwhirimātea, his friends from the forest and the audience to save his village. [more]

Opening 7 Jul 2015 at Gryphon [Wellington]
THE SWORD IN THE STONE
An adventurous tale of magic, friendship, heroism We all know the Arthurian tale about the sword that was magically placed into the stone and whoever removed it would be the true king of England. [more]

Opening 8 Jul 2015 at Isaac Theatre Royal [Christchurch]
KISS THE FISH
Karukam Island is the tropical paradise of everyone’s dreams but Sidu can’t wait to escape. Trapped in a life that is too slow, he yearns to be the next Freddie Mercury. But when an eco resort being built on the Island threatens his family’s traditional way of life, it’s up to Sidu to decide the fate of Karukam Island. Will he sacrifice his own dreams for the future of his people or will he kiss tradition goodbye? [more]

Opening 8 Jul 2015 at Court Theatre, Bernard Street, Addington [Christchurch]
Dr Suess’s THE CAT IN THE HAT
Your favourite cat, in that hat, takes to the stage! Come to The Court and meet the cat from the best-selling children’s books. [more]

Opening 8 Jul 2015 at Gryphon [Wellington]
YOURS TRULY… A Jack the Ripper Story
Yours Truly is a Gothic love story of betrayal, sacrifice and sexual politics. When a Prince of England falls in love, the gates of Hell are flung open and the Devil stalks the streets of London, killing and viciously mutilating women. [more]

Opening 8 Jul 2015 at Court Theatre, Bernard Street, Addington [Christchurch]
THE EARLY EARLY LATE SHOW 2015
Songs, scenes and games will all be made up on-the-spot by the cleverest, funniest, silliest comedians we could find. The audience will be called on to give them a suggestion and they’ll turn it into comedy! [more]

Opening 8 Jul 2015 at Te Oro, 98 Line Road, Glen Innes [Auckland]
RANGI AND MAU’S AMAZING RACE
This popular play offers a unique Pacific perspective of Matariki through the tale of two teenagers who travel back in time to find all seven stars of the Matariki constellation. [more]

Opening 8 Jul 2015 at Centrepoint [Palmerston North]
PRINCE SETH AND THE PRINCESS – TIME TRAVEL
Seth and Ricky are back, following their epic quest in 2014’s Prince Seth and the Princess – Pirate Adventure!, but this year it’s a race against time! Seth and his new friend Avery are going to play a game, but Ricky has visited for a holiday and to surprise Seth with another game of ‘Princes and Princesses’. [more]

Opening 9 Jul 2015 at Te Whaea National Dance and Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Rd, Newtown [Wellington]
NOW 2015
NOW 2015 by Footnote New Zealand Dance presents brilliant new original works from four choreographers. Same time, same place. Right NOW. [more]
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