***** Saturday 20th of May - 7pm - By popular demand NZ Medium Kelvin Cruickshank returns to Tauranga with Soul Food.
***** Wednesday 24th of May - After a stunning 2015 debut seen by 3,500 in Christchurch, The Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Season of Tiki Taane Mahuta returns. Combining theatre, spectacular aerials, contemporary dance, kapa haka, mau rakau and hip hop, Tiki Taane Mahuta is one of New Zealand’s largest nationally-devised productions set to the award winning soundtracks of Tiki Taane. This season is a partnership between Taki Rua Productions and Aotearoa Aerial Theatre Company.
***** Thursday 25th & Saturday 27th of May - John Denver - Take Me Home – The Music & Life of John Denver returns to New Zealand. Singer Bevan Gardiner, accompanied by international musicians perform all the John Denver songs with such accuracy and feeling that if you close your eyes you will be effortlessly transported to the era of John Denver. The show includes exclusive film footage of John Denver through his career, his personal life and his love for the environment.
****** Friday 26th of May - NZ Symphony Orchestra - David Grahame Taylor’s Embiosis is a stunning exploration of string sonorities and harmonies folded upon harmonies. Winner of the Orchestra Choice Award at the 2013 New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Todd Young Composer Awards, Taylor is a rising star of mesmerising talent.