Welcome to Nowhere

Spend your Waitangi weekend at Aotearoa's coolest little festival.

Waitangi weekend, 3-6 February 2023

Aotearoa’s coolest little festival is located somewhere outside of Whanganui*. Welcome to Nowhere features both leading and up-and-coming independent artists from around the country. This event boasts 2.5 jam-packed summer days/nights of camping, music, poetry, theatre and art in a remote and idyllic setting! Organisers have curated three official stages which showcase some of Aotearoa’s finest independent music acts and up-and-coming poets and artists. Welcome to Nowhere is a small collective-run festival, visitors expect a close-knit community event where everybody looks out for one another.

*Welcome to Nowhere is held on an isolated piece of regenerating bush on a farm halfway between Whanganui and Hunterville. Details around its exact location are released to ticket holders.

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