Morris events in NZ

2021 Events

There are a number of annual morris events to which all dancers are invited...

January:

New Zealand Morris Dancing Tour a week long event held in different parts of the country each year.

The 2021 Postponed to 2022 will be held in Nelson hosted by Ragged Crow Morris

February

Sat 13 Feb 2021 Medieval Market Levin Showgrounds Be there by 10am Usual mix of Maypole and Morris dances.

Bedlam Founder's Day - February Saturday closest to 22nd

March


April

Easter Sunday: Pace-egging Ceremony in Wellington, 2pm at the top of the cable car.

Hanmer Weekend -The annual gathering of morris teams at Hanmer Springs for a weekend of dance. Contact Graham at Nor' West Arch for more details.


2021 Autumn Equinox April 9 - 11 organised by HOTS

May

May 1st: CAMD celebrate Mayday on the top of Mt Eden

June

2021 Winter Solstice organised by Rosewood

September

2021 Spring Equinox Sept 17-19 organised by White Rose

December

Boxing Day: Wellington, 2pm at the top of the cable-car

Additionally there are regular folk festivals at which dancers are likely to appear!

Whare Flat, just out of Dunedin over New Year (when the tour is in South Island, it will aim to start following this)

Auckland Folk Festival, Auckland Anniversary weekend January, 29 Jan to 1st Feb 2021

Wellington Folk Festival, Labour Weekend (late October), workshops