Through The Eye of Taranaki

The one surviving event of the RESET Arts Festival has opened at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery last night. A photography exhibition named ‘Through The Eye of Taranaki’ is an exciting collaboration between Taranaki Arts Festival and Track Zero, a national organisation that uses the arts to inspire transformative climate action. Founder of Track Zero, […]

RESET Postponed till 2022

Taranaki Arts Festival Trust regrets to advise our audiences and our community that we have had to make the difficult decision to postpone our RESET festival for 2021.   With the continuing uncertainty around COVID-19 restrictions, we cannot proceed with RESET as planned. Many factors have contributed to this heartbreaking decision. While we support and […]

Arts matter, now more than ever!

RESET Festival is preparing to give the region a much-needed breath of fresh cultural air when it returns at the end of the year. For 30 years, the Taranaki Arts Festival Trust(TAFT) has been brave in presenting festivals continuously in times of uncertainty. With the launch of RESET Festival, featuring 18 individual shows, 81  artists […]

Award-winning play “that all New Zealanders need to see” to tour the country

The last New Zealand war took place in 1979. It lasted three minutes. Auckland Theatre Company’s (ATC) production of The Haka Party Incident, described as an “innovative, brilliant piece of theatre that all New Zealanders need to see” will tour to venues and festivals across the motu in October and November. Winner of Playmarket’s Best Play […]