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Dora The Explorer Live! Forced To Cancel Christchurch


Nick Jr.’S Dora The Explorer Live! Forced To Cancel Christchurch Performances Due To Earthquake Damage

Due the devastating effect of the Christchurch earthquake last week, the performances of Nick Jr.’s Dora the Explorer LIVE! Search for the City of Lost Toys scheduled for the Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch this Saturday 5 March and Sunday 6 March 2011 have been cancelled.

Ticket holders will receive a refund. All other New Zealand performances of Nick Jr.’s DORA LIVE! will continue as advertised.


Thank you to all our friends, clients and patrons from around the world for your many kind thoughts over the last few days since the earthquake of 22nd February. To all Christchurch residents who have suffered extreme loss we offer our deepest sympathies. I can report that all Isaac Theatre Royal staff and technicians managed to escape uninjured.

The theatre however has suffered some visible exterior and interior damage that will likely keep our doors closed until mid to end of May at this early stage of assessment. With CBD cordons expected to be in place for many weeks to come and the city off limits to the general public for possibly several months, until an official structural survey and assessment is able to be completed and the full extent of damage is known this is the best estimate I can give at present.

As a result unfortunately all events scheduled at Isaac Theatre Royal until 30th April cannot proceed. Further updates will be issued once more details are made available to us. Thank you for your patience and respect in these incredibly difficult and uncertain times.



INTERNET or TELEPHONE BOOKINGS - Patrons will receive an automatic refund back to the credit card used to make the original purchase. This will show within the next 10 working days.

BOX OFFICE/AGENCY BOOKINGS - Patrons should return their tickets to the original point of purchase to obtain a refund or if unable to do so please return all tickets when able by mail to the address below:

Ticketek – Nick Jr.’s Dora the Explorer LIVE! Cancellation
PO Box 6334

For all other enquiries please call 0800 TICKETEK (toll free).

Our heartfelt thoughts go out to the people of Canterbury.


INVERCARGILL: Tuesday 8 March
Civic Theatre
Bookings: 03 211 1692

DUNEDIN: Wednesday 9 March
Westpac Mayfair Theatre
Bookings: 03 477 8597

NELSON: Friday 11 – Saturday 12 March
Theatre Royal
Bookings: 03 548 3083

Monday 14 March
Regent on Broadway
Bookings: 06 357 9740

NEW PLYMOUTH: Tuesday 15 March
TSB Showplace
Bookings: 0800 111 999

TAURANGA: Wednesday 16 – Thursday 17 March
Bookings: 07 577 7188

HAMILTON: Friday 18 – Saturday 19 March
Founders Theatre
Bookings: 0800 842 538

NAPIER: Monday 21 March
Municipal Theatre
Bookings: 06 835 2702

HASTINGS: Tuesday 22 March
Opera House
Bookings: 06 871 5282

WELLINGTON: Wednesday 23 – Thursday 24 March
St James Theatre
Bookings: 04 384 3840

AUCKLAND: Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 March
ASB Theatre
Bookings: 09 357 3355

NORTH SHORE: Monday 28 March
Bruce Mason Centre
Bookings: 09 970 9700

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