Aotearoa’s iconic NZ Music Month | Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa kicks off on May 1st, celebrating great local music for all New Zealanders - in every place, for every age, and in every genre. The month of May will see a host of celebrations, music tours and special events happening across Aotearoa - see what's happening in the city centre below!

NZ Music T-Shirt Day returns on Friday, May 27th. Music lovers are encouraged to wear their favourite Kiwi artists or bands merch to raise awareness and funds for MusicHelps, an incredible resource providing mental health and financial support for those in the industry. Three-dollar donations can be made by texting MUSIC to 2448. More information can be found on the NZ Music T-Shirt Day website.

Music performances this May

Free events

Celebrate up-and-coming artists

Fun music-based activities

Enjoy two hours of free parking or $5 evening and weekend rates. Find out more. Ride on public transport from as little as $2 each way. Find out more.
Last updated: 03 May 2021