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Turner Centre at Kerikeri
Turner Centre at Kerikeri

The Spanish-French Connection

KIPC Present:  Marta Zabaleta & Lorelle McNaughton


New Zealand pianist and former KIPC contestant Lorelle McNaughton returns to Kerikeri with her Spanish teacher Marta Zabaleta to perform an exciting programme of Spanish and French music.  Music by Debussy; Granados; Albéniz;  Ravel, de Falla and Mompou – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Friday, 20 July 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue:  New World Theatre Bar
Tickets: $30 Adults | $27 KIPC Friends | Free for 18 and under

Note: KIPC Friends tickets only available from Box Office

Jazz Club – The Louis Prima Show

The Jazz Club is thrilled to present, for the first time, a classic entertaining floor show. The show is the music from the famous Las Vegas, 50s jazz/swing duo ‘Louis Prima and Keely Smith’.

We are also very proud to present The Mike Walker Trio for the night’s music, firstly as the trio and also as the backing musicians for the night’s entertainment.

Proudly sponsored by STAY Kerikeri.


Date: Friday, 27 July 2018

Time: 5:00pm – Doors open | 5:30pm – Bar opens | 6:00pm – Music starts

Venue: New World Theatre Bar

Entry: $10 each, at the door

Note: This is a special mid-winter Jazz Club event – invite your friends.

The Great White Man-Eating Shark and Other Stories

Three quirky tales by Margaret Mahy come to life on stage.  Norvin loves swimming in the bay but wishes he could swim as fast as he can without other swimmers getting in his way. He finds a novel way to have the water all to himself.  But is he alone?  Also featuring two other stories by Margaret Mahy.  Proudly presented by Tim Bray Productions - More Info  | Buy Tickets


Date: Monday, 30 July 2018

Time: 9:30am & 11:30am

Venue: John Dalton Theatre

Tickets: Adult /Student/Child $19.00 | Sen Citz $17.00 | Family of 4 $69.00

Group 10+ : $12.00 | Group 20+ : $10.00 | Group 50+ : $8.00 | Group 100+ : $5.00

Note: Special prices for schools – email Box Office, or call 09 407 9260 for more info

The Stage Door Auditions

Auditions for Robin Hood and the Babes in the wood 


The Stage Door invites all ages to come along and audition for their debut production, Robin Hood and the Babes in the wood.


Date: Sunday, 5 August 2018
Time: 2:00pm onwards
Venue: Plaza
Note: Free admission

Whangarei Youth Orchestra


The concert programme includes well-known works from the great masters Mozart and Brahms, along with Humperdinck’s Overture to the Opera Hansel & Gretel, and Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saens featuring violinist Maia-Dean Martin – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Saturday, 11 August 2018
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $20 Adults | $15 Senior Citz | $10 Students (18 and under) |

Family (2 Adults/2 Children) $12.50 each

The Bootleg Beach Boys


Fresh from their sold out world tour, the same team who brought you ‘Grease’ and ‘Saturday Night Fever’, bring  a fully costumed show that takes you right from the very beginning of The Beach Boys and through their career featuring classic hits and cult favourites from California’s most famous band -

More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $79.90 Adults | $55.00 Student/Child (18 and under)



Proudly presented by Northern Dance Academy


A delightful comic ballet featuring over 100 Northern Dance Academy students, Kerikeri Little Theatre company actors and guest dancers from Christchurch and Wellington – More Info | Buy Tickets


Dates & Times:

6:00pm, Wednesday 22 August 2018  |  6:00pm, Thursday 23 August 2018
11:00am & 6:30pm, Saturday 25 August 2018  |  2:00pm, Sunday 26 August 2018

Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $25.00 Adults | $15.00 Student/Child (under 16) |
$65.00 Family (2 adults + 2 children)

Aroha Music Society presents: Richard Mapp


Richard Mapp is a well-known pianist who has toured many times for Chamber Music New Zealand, performed with the major orchestras and appeared as chamber music partner with the New Zealand String Quartet and other leading musicians in this country – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Friday, 24th August 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: New World Theatre Bar
Tickets: $30.00 Adults | $25.00 Friends | 18 and under Free
Note: (Friends and 18 and under Free tickets, only available at the Box Office)

Sons of Zion


Sons of Zion – consisting of Rio, Sam, Joel, Matt, Ross and Caleb – are without question one of New Zealand’s most popular bands. With multiple hit singles such as “Drift Away”, “Be My Lady”, “Good Love,” and many more – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Saturday, 1 September 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Venue: Plaza & Event Centre

Tickets: Available at Ticketmaster

Note: This is an R18 event – I.D will be required upon entry

Art Exhibition – U3A Bay of Islands


This collection of work by members of U3A Bay of Islands shows that, far from being dimmed, creativity can blossom in ‘the third age’ and, as with fine wine, aging can enhance and perfect – More Info


Date: Weekdays, until end of August

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm weekdays (phone first to avoid clashes)

Venue: New World Theatre Bar

Note: Free admission


NZSO – Classical Hits


NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich leads the orchestra on a country-wide tour, presenting a Classical Hits programme for the whole family.  NZSO’s Andrew Joyce features as soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Them.  Enjoy Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Debussy and Gillian Whitehead’s World Premiere – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Saturday, 8 September 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue:  John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: Visit our website or call the Box Office on 09-407-0260 for ticket prices

Kerikeri International Piano Competition

Your chance to hear 15 future stars from around the world.


The Kerikeri competition began in 1987 as a national event and became the Kerikeri International Piano Competition in 2012. It has since gained global recognition for its quality and high standard of entry and has New Zealand Pianist Michael Houstoun as its Patron – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Wednesday-Sunday, 26-30 September 2018
Tickets:  Visit our website or call the Box Office on 09-407-0260 for ticket prices
Note: Season passes are available this year for access to the entire competition.

Click here for more info about season passes.

Oh What a Night


Returning from Las Vegas, and incredible sold out concerts around the world, Oh What A Night! is the kind of evening that has toes tapping to the infectious songs of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Sunday, 7 October 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $75.00 each

Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat

Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat.


The Cat in the Hat is a much-loved children’s literature classic and now a zany, imaginative play coming to the Turner Centre.  The Cat in The Hat interrupts this rainy afternoon with his unexpected visit to Sally and her brother’s cosy home – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Sunday, 21 October 2018
Time: 10:00am & 12:30pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $27.50 each | $20.00 each Groups 10+ | $100 Family of four

Songs for Nobodies

By Joanna Murray Smith – Starring Ali Harper


Everyone has a story… Award-winning actress and singer Ali Harper is bringing the critically-acclaimed one-woman play Songs for Nobodies to Kerikeri – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $28.00 each (early bird until 1 September 2018, then $35.00 each)

Social Climbers


New Zealand’s most celebrated playwright, Roger Hall, pits a group of female teachers together with a school counsellor and a reluctant daughter for a weekend of bushwalking, sparkling wine and sparkling comedy – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Sunday, 18 November 2018

Time: 4:00pm

Venue: John Dalton Theatre

Tickets: $79.90 each | Groups 10+ $69.90 each

Royal New Zealand Ballet – Tutus on Tour


The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to present Tutus on Tour, our much-loved regional touring programme. A fantastic opportunity to see your critically-acclaimed national ballet company performing highlights from their extensive repertoire, including classical and contemporary favourites and new works – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: Visit our website or call the Box Office on 09-407-0260 for ticket prices

The ABBA Show


Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring more than 2 hours of live musical performances with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Thursday, 20 December 2018
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $59.00 Adults | $30.00 Child (12 yrs and under) |
$54.00 Groups 6+

Melbourne City Ballet – ‘Alice in Wonderland’


Melbourne City Ballet’s Michael Pappalardo (Artistic Director) and Brendan Bradshaw (Artistic Associate) pay homage to the well-known novel by Lewis Carroll, “Alice In Wonderland”, with this enchanting ballet complimented by one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous scores – More Info | Buy Tickets


Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $38.00 Adults | $35.00 Sen Citz/Students with ID |
$25.00 Child (under 6) | $35.00 Groups 8+ adults

Show/Meal Deal (Only $30) at Food at Wharepuke

Food at Wharepuke are offering a Show/Meal deal for only $30 for two delicious courses. So if you’re coming to the Turner Centre for a night’s entertainment, give Food at Wharepuke a call to book your pre-show meal. Available between 5.00pm-6.30pm on show nights only. (Does not include show ticket).
Cuisine local favourites 2013, 2014.  Monteith’s Wild Food Challenge Finalists 2014.


Click here for a sample menu

To book, or for more information, phone 09-407-8936, or email