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More FM Summer Vineyard Tour: Onsite Information

More FM Summer Vineyard Tour: Onsite Information

The More FM Summer Vineyard Tour is pleased to announce an array of delectable food options available onsite at venues around the country, as well as important information to ensure your day runs smoothly.

From transportation, to set times and onsite facilities, get ready Tauranga, Hawkes Bay, Martinborough, Nelson, Christchurch and Auckland, because from Feb 15-23, we’re coming your way.

Buses:

If you’re planning on enjoying more than a polite tipple of our local wines and beer onsite, then the bus is a great option to make sure you get there and away safely, with the added bonus of no queuing to get out of the car park post show!

Please note all bus tickets need to be pre-purchased - follow the link to purchase yours before the day.

Tauranga: tickets from eventfinda

Hawke’s Bay: tickets from eventfinda

Martinborough: tickets from Tranzit Tours

Christchurch: tickets from eventfinda

Auckland: tickets from eventfinda

Parking:

Parking is available onsite at all venues other than Nelson, which will have ample parking in the surrounding streets. Simply follow the signs outside the venue and let our lovely ushers show you to your park.

Playing Times:

** 4pm – Gates Open
6pm – 7pm – Che Fu & Aaradhna
7.15pm – 8pm – Missy Higgins
8.15pm – 9.45pm – Opshop
SHOW CONCLUDES

** For all shows other than Auckland. Auckland gates open at 2PM, with first act on at 4PM. Set times for Auckland will be released on this website closer to the show date.

Onsite facilities:

There’s an array of specialty food, drink and merch available onsite, and while EFTPOS facilities are available, cash is the preferred option. Please Note: You will NOT be permitted to bring your own beverages into the event but there will be free water and plenty of other options available for purchase.

TAURANGA

So what can we offer you foodies out there? From an array of seafood selections at Stace Ranui’s Catering to Subway, Tag Burgers and Hell’s Pizza, we have a wide selection on offer from gourmet to your favourite takeaways. Of course, there will also be coffee vendors onsite for when you need a delicious espresso and the Mills Reef tent will be stocked with the vineyard’s own wine selection, Monteith’s beers, RTDs and non-alcoholic beverages.

HAWKE'S BAY

Tantalise your tastebuds with something from Langos Hungarian Bread Puffs or perhaps try the NZ Wildfoods Gourmet Shuttle – think fresh grilled snapper, grilled beef tenderloin, vegetarian falafel and gourmet venison, lamb, wild pork and salmon burgers.

We’ll also have some delicious café creations on offer - paninis, filo parcels, smoothies and coffee – as well as sushi and pizzas. After something for desert? How about Nice Blocks’ organic, fair trade, vegan ice-blocks and coconut based ice-cream.

And if you’re just after a humble scoop of chips, well we’ll have that too…as well as hot ham/beef rolls with gravy, burgers and whitebait & mussel fritters. So many delicious options!

MARTINBOROUGH

Martinborough punters can also look forward to Langos Hungarian Bread Puffs and all the NZ Wildfoods Gourmet Shuttle has to offer, as well as paninis, filo parcels, smoothies, sushi and pizzas.

Some vendors will also be serving up a good cause, with the Wairarapa Resource Centre partnering up with Tip Top ice-cream to fundraise. After a vegan treat? Then head to the SAFE (Save Animals From Exploitation) stall for a meat-free BBQ.

And of course, there will also be hot chips, ham and beef rolls with gravy, burgers and whitebait & mussel fritters.

NELSON

Stop by local vendor Shellz Kitchen for everything from seafood to kebabs, nachos, soup and cakes, while the Coffee Guy is your go-to for delicious espresso and cookies.

Mr Twister will be keeping things spinning with hot potato spirals, curly fries and hot dogs and for something a little different, swing by the Maori Fried Bread stall.

If you’re after a vegan treat then don’t walk past SAFE’s meat-free BBQ and there’s plenty on offer for dessert too, so check out Real Fruit Ice-cream for fresh fruit ice-creams, sundaes and smoothies.

CHRISTCHURCH

Stop by Maestro for some Mediterranean fanfare, the Hororata Pie Cart will be baking gourmet pies onsite, complete with gravy, and Miss Lilly’s Boutique Café will have everything from mussel fritters to American hotdogs and nachos.

Spud Stop has a variety of baked potatoes on offer – including gluten free options, and if you’re after a vegan treat then don’t walk past SAFE’s meat-free BBQ. Liquid Velvet Coffee will be serving up fair trade, organic coffees and hot chocolates, and if you’re just after a humble scoop of chips, well we’ll have that too – as well as cheese and crackers, fish and chips, sandwiches, muffins and savouries.

AUCKLAND

Drawing on tastes from home and abroad, tantalise your tastebuds with something from Langos Hungarian Bread Puffs, Fritz Weiners’ smoked bratwurst sausage and Mexi-Kai burritos and tacos, to Gourmet Grills’ selection of barbequed meats, seafood, vegetable kebabs, burgers and ribs, vegan treats and delicious deserts.

For those of you that are feeling a little adventurous, head along to Urban Escargot for some venison ciabatta and escargot. Seafood fan? We’ll also be serving up whitebait & mussel fritters, steamed garlic mussels and good ol’ fashioned fish n’ chips.

If you’re after some vegan-friendly options, then head along to SAFE (Save Animals From Exploitation) who are serving up a meat free BBQ, or the Fresh Springroll stall, who will have fresh raw vegan springrolls served on banana leaves with mint, coriander, lemon, peanuts, chilli, carrrots, lettuce, avocado and mango.

If you’re after more fairground fare such as a scoop of chips or a burger, we’ll have that too. And for the sweet-tooth inclined out there, don’t walk passed Nice Blocks’ organic fair trade ice blocks and ice cream, or Whites & Co’s soft serve yoghurt.

Artist update:

Congratulations go to both Aaradhna for ‘Wake Up’ and OPSHOP for ‘Never Leave Me Again’ for their gold single status. And while Missy Higgins is currently playing some shows at Melbourne Zoo as part of the ‘Music Against Wildlife Extinction’ series, Che Fu and Aaradhna are hard at work in rehearsals together for their highly anticipated soul set.

Don’t miss your opportunity to see these multi-platinum, ARIA award winning artists live at the More FM Summer Vineyard Tour. Tickets are selling fast, so grab yours today from eventfinda.co.nz. Everyman Records in Nelson also have tickets available for purchase.

MORE FMSUMMER VINEYARD TOUR 2013

Featuring OPSHOP, Missy Higgins, Che Fu & Aaradhna

15 February – Tauranga, Mills Reef Winery

16 February – Hawkes Bay, Sileni Estates Winery

17 February – Martinborough, Te Kairanga Vineyard

19 February – Nelson, Trafalgar Park

22 February – Christchurch, The Groynes

23 February – Auckland, Turanga Creek Vineyard

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