Morris events in NZ

2022 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 2023 tour will be hosted by CAMD in Rotorua

February

Sat 12 Feb 2022 Medieval Market Levin Showgrounds Be there by 10am Usual mix of Maypole and Morris dances.

Bedlam Founder's Day - February Saturday closest to 22nd, in 2022 their 40th Birthday February 19 around the streets of Wellington

March

Fri 18-20 March Foxton Fall-about hosted by Rosewood celebrating the autumn equinox

April

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

Phoenix are dancing in Te Aroha over Anzac weekend and welcome others

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.


May

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

June

2022 Winter Solstice organised by Phoenix

September

2022 Spring Equinox Sept 16-18 organised by White Rose celebrating their 40th (+1) birthday at Tauhauranikau Racecourse

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

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