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Arts Festival is Auckland's premier festival of New Zealand and international
arts. The globally-recognised event celebrates people and culture, and
showcases the unrivalled location and landscape, cultural diversity and vibrant
energy of New Zealand’s largest city.
the inaugural event in 2003, the Auckland Arts Festival has welcomed over a
million attendees. For 19 magical days in March, Auckland Arts Festival
2013 brought the Auckland region to life with creations from some
of the country’s most innovative artists and performers alongside a sensational
assemblage of internationals.
Arts Festival is governed by the Auckland Festival Trust and the Board chaired
by Victoria Carter. Trustees are Rick Carlyon, Roger MacDonnell, Toni Millar,
Jim Moser, John Judge, Heather Shotter and Fred Ward. The Trust receives core
funding from Auckland Council through the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding
Act, and from Creative New Zealand through the Toi Tōtara Haemata programme.
Festival’s executive team is Artistic Director Carla van Zon and Chief
Executive David Inns. Significant support for the Auckland Arts Festival 2013
is received from the ASB Community Trust, NZ Major Events, The Lion Foundation
and Pub Charity; Gold Sponsors Westpac and Colenso BBDO; Silver Sponsors
Auckland Airport and Classic Hits; and other sponsors, patrons and donors.
Visit us at www.aaf.co.nz, at www.facebook.com/Aklfestival or follow us at @Aklfestival