Entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Oamaru

Penguin Club

Tucked down an atmospheric alley off a 19th-century street, the Penguin’s unusual location matches its acts: everything from touring Kiwi bands to punky/grungy/rocky/country locals.
Theatre in Oamaru

Oamaru Opera House

First opened in 1907 and now beautifully restored to its original glory, Oamaru's opera house hosts a variety of shows, including music, dance, theatre and comedy. The main auditorium seats 500-plus patrons under th…
Stadium in Dunedin

Forsyth Barr Stadium

Constructed for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, this is the only major stadium in NZ with a fully covered roof. It's the home ground of the Highlanders Super 15 rugby team (www.thehighlanders.co.nz) and the Otago rugby te…
Theatre in Dunedin

Fortune Theatre

The world’s southernmost professional theatre company has been staging dramas, comedies, pantomimes, classics and contemporary NZ productions for over 40 years. Shows are performed – watched over by the obligatory t…
Live Music in Dunedin

Sammy’s

Dunedin’s premier live-music venue draws an eclectic mix of genres from noisy-as-hell punk to chilled reggae and gritty dubstep. It’s the venue of choice for visiting Kiwi bands and up-and-coming international acts.
Cinema in Dunedin

Rialto Cinemas

Screens blockbusters and art-house flicks. Tickets are cheaper on Tuesdays.
Cinema in Oamaru

Limelight Cinema

Four big screens show all the latest blockbusters; cheaper on Tuesdays.
Cinema in Dunedin

Metro Cinema

Within the town hall, Metro shows mostly art-house and foreign flicks.