About Kokomai

Kokomai is an inspiring, edgy and diverse Creative Festival for the Wairarapa region. We provide a world-class programme, with international, national and local artists and performers, providing exceptional live experiences. You can immerse yourself in music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film and literature – there is something for everyone!

Don’t forget that door sales are available on the night, for each event!

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Photo: Stephen A’Court

Photo: Stephen A’Court

Only in the Wairarapa!

Our events are located across the Wairarapa, from rural halls, churches and larger venues such as the Carterton Events Centre, so you don’t have
to travel far to enjoy the world of creativity and entertainment. It’s all happening right here in the Wairarapa!


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Special thanks to our major funders, grant providers, sponsors, patrons and festival partners and friends.