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The Gathering


Thu 12 Jan 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Sat 28 Jan 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Wed 1 Feb 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Sat 11 Feb 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Wed 22 Feb 2017, 7:00pm–8:00pm

Where: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Concession Admission: $8.00
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

Screening as part of our Kiwi Music Film Fest season.

A festival of freedom, dance, music participation and "a damn good party," The Gathering attracted thousands to the Takaka Hills near Nelson each New Year from 1996 to 2002.

On a budget of less than $1,000, Alison Green asked Kylie Plunkett and a team of friends to create a vibrant audiovisual record of The Gathering 97/98, set to original NZ electronica tracks.

It includes the behind-the-scenes set-up, the wild and crazy days and nights of the party itself, and interviews with the crew, participants, and the local police.

The documentary, raw footage, master tapes, and copies are part of the New Zealand audiovisual collection at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

Restaurants to book near The Gathering