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Splore 2017

Fri Feb 17th, 2017

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Splore is a New Zealand owned and operated festival located on a beautiful safe swimming beach. Described by its’ audience as their favourite summer festival, Splore brims with creative content and entertainment including music, performance, visual art, theme camps, workshops and forums.

Festival goers converge from around the globe to meet at Splore for a three-day opportunity to reunite, party and relax under the hot February sun at its sublime beach-side location. Situated 70km south east of Auckland and an easy one-hour journey, the festival presents itself as an epic adventure tucked away in its own piece of paradise.

The Splore experience is so positive, with its chilled and friendly vibe, that people have described it as a life-changing experience where they have emerged from their festival escapade full of renewed optimism and enthusiasm for life.

The festival content caters for all ages, even the kids have their own fully programmed zone. There is something for everyone including a dedicated performance area and an extensive art trail with site specific installations by some of New Zealand’s top contemporary artists.

Splore is a truly diverse music and art festival that caters to families during the day yet sparkles brightly at night as the party amps up with an eclectic music line-up. The food options are affordable and delicious with just about every cuisine imaginable on offer and the food experience always features favourably with audience feedback.

Heralded as ‘one of the best festival locations in the world’ by visiting international music acts, the site introduces its’ international visitors to a good dose of Kiwiana complete with a powhiri by local Iwi. With it’s beautiful safe swimming beach surrounded by 100-year-old pohutukawas and a fresh water lagoon to plunge in - Splore never fails to impress the first time visitor.

Splore leads the way in sustainability and has a target of 85% diversion of waste to landfill and asks the audience to actively participate in this goal. Many initiatives have been introduced over the years to minimise the festival’s foot print including encouraging car-pooling and subsidising public transport, reusable drinking vessels and a recycling system that is manned with volunteers to ensure it works. One of Splore’s greatest points of differences is the lack of rubbish and clean site. It sets the tone and a narrative for people to ‘love and respect’ the Splore place. Splore’s mantra is #leavenotrace and that’s why it’s New Zealand’s cleanest music festival.

Splore 2017
17th-19th February, Tapapakanga Park, Orere Point

Featuring... Skye and Ross (ex-Morcheeba), Lady Leshurr, The Dub Pistols, Blackalicious, Beardyman, Sampa The Great, Pitch Black, Weird Together, Ragga Twins, Egyptian Lover, Tall Black Guy, Nickodemus GL, Carnivorous Plant Society, Yoko Zuna, Villette, Sorceress, Latin Aotearoa, DJ Tahira, Maharaj Trio, Greg Churchill, Frank Booker, Aroha, Eastern Bloc, Inky Waves, Dylan C, Dubhead, DJ Takas, Selecta Sam, Bobby Brazuka, Gene Rivers, Chiccoreli + Tali, Cian, Dastardly Bounder, Guy Johnson, Jason Eli, Dastardly Bounder, Matt Drake

Tickets: Available from
Second tier tickets on sale $275 + BF – includes free camping
Youth tickets 13-17 years old (must be accompanied by a guardian) on sale $125 + BF – includes free camping
Children 12 and under FREE
Reserved camping and glamping now on sale. There are ample free camping sites which is included in the ticket price.

To minimise green house gasses emissions and to encourage ride sharing every car requires a parking pass. A portion of the pass is refunded for cars containing three or more people.

acoustic/solo, alternative, blues, dj, edm, electronic, hip hop/rnb, jazz, pop, reggae/dub, soul/funk, world

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