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Turner Centre at Kerikeri
Turner Centre at Kerikeri

Adrian Wilkins Photography: Instrumental & More


Adrian Wilkins is a photographer now living in the Whangarei Heads.
Here he presents two collections: INSTRUMENTAL presents photographs of a variety of musical instruments for anyone who plays, at any level, and for those that simply enjoy the noise. With NATIVE FORESTS OF NEW ZEALAND, Adrian captures the beauty and mystique of our native bush.


Date: 5 September through October

Denis Orme Photographic Exhibition


Denis has had a highly successful and visible international business career across the USA, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Singapore and Samoa. His photographic training and interest permeated his entire business career. Images have been published in airline magazines and calendars; and until recently Denis owned the Seductions of Kauai Gallery at the Marriott Resort, Kauai, Hawaii.


Date: Ongoing from 2 October
Note: Free exhibition opening and artist discussion – 9 November, 5:30pm


Come sing about love - One night only!

The hit musical, Godspell, is coming to Kerikeri this October! Featuring performances from some of Auckland and New Zealand’s finest performers, rocking live band, stunning set and technical elements, Godspell is set to dazzle and amaze!


Date: Saturday, 20 October 2018

Time: 8:00pm

Venue: John Dalton Theatre

Tickets: $59 Adult   $54 Student/Child/Senior   $57 Groups 10+

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

Kerikeri Theatre Company presents Bugsy Malone


Kerikeri Theatre Company proudly presents our first Youth Theatre show, a dynamic production of Bugsy Malone, the Paul Williams musical with a cast of 55, aged between 7 and 16. A showcase of our local talent, featuring great singing, dancing and acting. Experience first-hand the amazing team we work with, up-and-coming future stars. Not-to-be-missed, so mark the dates in your calendar!



7:00pm, Wednesday, 24 Oct   7:00pm, Thursday, 25 Oct   11:00am, Saturday, 27 Oct  |

7:00pm, Saturday, 27 Oct   11:00am, Sunday, 28 Oct   3:00pm, Sunday, 28 Oct

Venue: John Dalton Theatre

Tickets: $28 Adults | $15 Student

Jazz Club Presents – ViVa Jazz Quartet and special guests, Take 5 with Mike Nettmann on piano

The music we will hear is from a mixture of older Jazz Standards to modern jazz played by ViVa Jazz Quartet, along with the songs of Manhattan Transfer, Sergio Mendes and Brazil 66 performed by Take 5.


Proudly sponsored by STAY Kerikeri.


Date: Friday, 26 October 2018
Time: 5:00pm – Doors open | 5:30pm – Bar open | 6:00pm – Music starts
Venue: New World Theatre Bar
Tickets: $5 door sales only


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: $35.00

The Sydney Hotshots Live

Sydney Hotshots are renowned nationwide for their high energy routines, spectacular six packs, their audience attention and the screaming ladies that pack out every show. The audience will enjoy a memorable range of entertainment during the two hour show, including a variety of games and competitions, plus some up close and personal attention on stage with the boys!

And, happy hour on the bar before the show!


Date: Wednesday, 31 October

Time: 8:00pm

Venue: John Dalton Theatre

Tickets: $40 each

Note: Happy Hour on the bar starts from 7:00pm

Aroha Music Society Presents – Cheryl Grice

Cheryl studied privately with John Williams in London and was widely acclaimed for her exquisite and delicate performances of Spanish music including appearances with Julian Bream.
Cheryl toured as a soloist for many years until in 1997 Cheryl emigrated to NZ with her young family, releasing 3 CD’s – her solo album ‘Un Sueno en la Floresta’ is also available on iTunes. In 2014 she returned to the International stage giving a highly acclaimed tour of Canada and the UK.


Date: Friday, 2 November 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: New World Theatre Bar
Tickets: $30.00 Adults | $25 Friends | 18 & under Free
Note: (Friends and Free tickets ONLY available at the Box Office)

Kerikeri Theatre Company – Summer Shakespeare Auditions


Kerikeri Theatre Company will audition and rehearse at The Turner Centre, to bring you the splendour of Summer Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It will be performed in a timeless setting at Kainui Vineyard, 7-10 March, 2019, with an array of colourful characters, frolics under the evening skies, and sublime music. All the actors and musicians will be drawn from our wonderful pool of local talent.


Date: Sunday, 4 November
Time: 2:30-4:30pm
Venue: Turner Centre
Note: All welcome to audition. For further audition information contact

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

The Stage Door presents Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood Pantomime

Kickstart the festive season with a trip to this hilarious traditional pantomime. As Robin and his Merry Men and Maids tackle the wicked Sheriff (Boo!), Robin’s young followers The Hoodies are up to their tricks. Red Riding Hood has wandered into the wrong pantomime followed by the Wolf (it’s behind you!), and the two naughty Babes are giving problems to their nurse, Dame Droopydrawers. Written and Directed by David Crewe for The Stage Door theatre company with a cast of local talent of all ages, this is community theatre at its best.

Dates & Time: 7:30pm, Thursday, 22 November | 7:30pm, Friday, 23 November

7:30pm & 2:00pm, Saturday, 24 November | 4:00pm, Sunday, 25 November

Venue: John Dalton Theatre

Tickets: $25.00 Adults | $15.00 Student/Child (under 18) $65.00 Family (2 adults + 2 children)

Bay of Islands Singers – New Beginnings

“The promise of peace and hope of Christmas”


With Guest Orchestra & Soloists.
Programme includes Bach Christmas Oratorio (Partt 1 & 2) and the Christmas Music from Handel’s Messiah.


Date: Sunday, 2 December
Time: 2:30pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: $30 Adult, $12 Child (18 and under)

Nanogirl Live! – Out Of This World

Meridian Energy and Nanogirl Labs are proud to present Nanogirl Live! “Out of this World!” – a Live Science Spectacular. Following our last two sellout tours, join Nanogirl, Boris (her trusty lab assistant), and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) for science and engineering as you have never seen them before. An action packed adventure with rockets, explosions, and even a real live tornado – bringing science and engineering to life in the coolest ways possible, right before your eyes. This international touring science show is suitable for the whole family.

Date: Sunday, 9 December

Time: 3:00pm & 7:00pm
Venue: John Dalton Theatre
Tickets: A Reserve $40 | B Reserve $28
Note: Hearing protection recommended for younger children

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+

Antiques Fair 2018

Once again Nick Turtle and Dianne Akers will be holding the Antiques Fair at the Turner Centre
The fair last year was able to donate all the door takings to Alzheimers Northland which was $724.00. We are hoping to do even better this year! Once again there will be a large variety of Antiques and collectibles for sale, such as Jewellery, China, Vintage and Retro, Linen, glassware, crystal, silver, tools and many other quirky items. There will be new dealers this year to add to the variety so there something for everyone!


Date: Friday & Saturday, 28-29 December 2018

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm, both days

Venue: Event Centre

Entry: By donation

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