Explore our Festival History

TAFT has been presenting festivals to Taranaki audiences since 1991.
In 2021 we have embarked on an exciting project: TAFT 30 Years of Festivals.
Throughout Right Royal Cabaret Fest, we will be exhibiting highlights from festivals-past, an installation featuring over 60 images hung in the Alexandra Room, TSB Showplace.

We are thrilled to share this festival timeline and many of TAFT’s iconic events, showing how as a regional arts organisation, we have survived and prospered over time and the positive impact the festivals have had on the community.


Taranaki International Festival of the Arts 2007 - Community Lantern Parade 

Exhibition Open Daily

Thursday -Saturday 10am -8.30pm 

Sunday 10am -4.30pm 


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