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Land of the Long Long Drive - Arts On Tour NZ

4 Apr

Arts On Tour NZ present The Land of the long long drive

This show for the whole family is the third tour from the 2024 stable of touring artists with Arts On Tour NZ.  And it will be a long long drive of over 6000 kilometres for the cast and crew of the company.  And the story goes….

Wētā, Tuna and Kārearea are mates of Gary the Glowworm, and are traveling to attend his rave in the cave birthday party. The friends face a number of trials on the road, and learn that despite their differences, they can achieve their goals by working together! Land of the Long Long Drive is a story that has been “Loved by…audience[s] from tots to grandparents” (Deborah Rea, Theatreview).

A tale for Kiwi kids, featuring iconic NZ creatures, landscapes and fresh waiata by NZ singer-songwriter Benny Tipene. Winner of the 3–8-year-old section of Playmarket’s Plays for the Young Competition, Land of the Long Long Drive brings you a laugh out loud, inspiring adventure of three unlikely heroes.

This show jumps into life with beautiful costumes from Gridley by Victoria, Costumier for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, and support from Capital E National Theatre for Children through their Creative Residency programme.

Tickets are :

$15 general admission

$35 families

Door sales available – prebooking available through theplaza@plaza.org.nz or 078838596 or text 0276559715


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4 Apr


The Plaza Theatre
50 Kensington Street

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