Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Get your slice of CreationFest now

Get your slice of CreationFest now

Tickets have gone on sale for artistic extravaganza CreationFest, on display in Rotorua next month for five spectacular shows, with audiences able to join in the revelries as well.

CreationFest, which builds on the former Wearable Creationz event, includes film and live performance categories as well as the much-loved wearable arts, with locals and visitors able to feast their senses at this much-heralded event that showcases the best of Rotorua’s creative talent.

CreationFest comprises five dramatic, entertaining performances starting on July 15 at the Blue Baths. Matinees and evening shows are available, with selected shows including a Mad Hatters’ Tea Party and Creative Hat Competition, and a cocktail hour.

The former Wearable Creationz event has been revitalised to further encourage interest in art, design and innovation, and foster young, up-and-coming talent.

“We’re excited about bringing wearable arts back to Rotorua after a year’s hiatus,” says CreationFest event co-ordinator and Blue Baths managing director Jo Romanes.

“We have set about to create an innovative, dynamic and highly entertaining show which will have room to evolve and develop over time. It’s going to be a fantastic community event with some new energy and thinking, building on the Wearable Creationz legacy.

“We also want audience members to get involved as well, with some themed shows. You can create a hat and take a seat at the Mad Hatters’ Tea Party, mould a mask that could see you win prizes of your own, or simply dress up in all your finery for a fantastic night out with friends or social clubs including dinner and a show.”

Mrs Romanes says audiences can expect to see wearable art featuring unimaginable types of moving parts, shapes, materials and interactive tid-bits, along with visual feasts on the small screen presenting favourite flavours of Rotorua, and wonderful arrays of artistic movement by talented local performers.

House of Travel supreme prizes up for grabs by entrants include trips to New York and Melbourne along with spending money, plus much more in the prize pool.

Don’t miss your chance to experience a slice of the creative pie. CreationFest is on over five shows from 15 to 19 July. Tickets and more information on the shows are available at www.creationfest.co.nz.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Minister of Finance: Plan Shows $100 Billion Infrastructure Projects

Finance Minister Bill English has today launched the Government’s Ten Year Capital Intentions Plan (CIP) which shows a pipeline of $100.9 billion worth of infrastructure projects over the next decade. More>>


Werewolf: Safe Landings Gordon Campbell on the safety challenge to the Wellington runway extension.

The safety-related legal challenge revolves around the size of the 90 metre long Runway End Safety Area (RESA) being proposed for the runway extension. More>>


Environment Commissioner: We Need To Work Together On Climate Change And Farming

“The debate around agricultural emissions and the ETS has been polarised for too long,” said the Commissioner. “But the ETS is not the only way forward – there are other things that can be done.” More>>


NZ Super Fund: Seeking To Put A Market Price On Climate Change

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Superannuation Fund says it will devise a set of rules to assess investment winners and losers under climate change, a strategy that could rule out fossil fuels or producers such as current portfolio member Exxon ... More>>


Rejuvenation: Parata Will Not Contest 2017 Election

Education Minister and National List MP Hekia Parata has today announced that she will not be contesting the next election. She advised the Prime Minister of her decision earlier this year. More>>

Prisons Grow: Government Approves Plans For Increased Prison Capacity

Despite significant progress in reducing crime the number of prisoners has increased faster than projected. This is because the proportion of offenders charged with serious crimes has risen, meaning more people are being remanded in custody and serving more of their sentences in prison. More>>


Gordon Campbell: On Plastic Bag Activism, And Street Harassment

Amusing to see the Act Party experiencing another outbreak of young fogey-ism. What has aroused the ire of Act Leader David Seymour this time is the introduction of a Greens private members bill to the ballot process, calling for a 15 cents levy on plastic bags to reduce pollution. More>>


Unclear Weapons: US Navy Ship Cleared To Visit NZ For Navy's 75th

United States Navy ship, the USS Sampson, has been given clearance to visit New Zealand next month by Prime Minister John Key... “The process for considering the visit by the USS Sampson is the same as that used for all ships attending the International Naval Review." More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news