Shared Lines Kaikōura - share the fun!

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Shared Lines Collaborative, Kaikōura Museum, The Mayfair Arts and Culture, Te Ahi Wairua O Kaikōura and Kaikōura District Council are excited to announce Shared Lines: Kaikōura, an arts festival to be held 16-24 February 2019. 


Calendar of Events

You can check out the full line up of events, workshops, activities and more at

Join the event on Facebook here.

The Festival opens Saturday 16 February at 6pm with an international art exhibit at Memorial Hall, free refreshments, art talks, and more.

Also mark your calendar for Saturday 23rd February, 4-11pm, for the closing Street Party, and Pie in the Sky Bike Parade! 


Get involved 

The Shared Lines team want to extend the invitation to community groups and individuals in Kaikōura to become involved in the Festival.  

Get in touch by emailing the team at if any of the following events interest you:

  • Show your talent on the KK Community Stage
  • Exhibit your artwork alongside artists from New Zealand and abroad
  • Participate in the Pie in the Sky Night Bike Parade
  • Be in Binge Culture’s award winning audience participation show WHALES,  and/or
  • Volunteer to support an event, a workshop, or visiting artist!

 Please register your interest before 05 February 2019.



The Shared Lines Collaborative is a not-for-profit network of artists that explore themes of art and resilience. It involves artists from areas affected by earthquakes and natural disasters from across New Zealand, as well as delegates from Japan and the Pacific. 

Members of the Shared Lines team have been visiting Kaikōura during 2018 to meet the community and help to plan a festival that celebrates the strength and resilience of the people of Kaikōura. 

Shared Lines will involve a series of arts related workshops in the lead up to the event, culminating in a Kaikōura Street Party from 4pm on Saturday 23 February.

Highlights of the Festival include the Shared Lines Art Exhibition, visiting Japanese artist in residence Yasuaki Igarashi, Māori weaving and pepiha workshops, interactive performances including Audrey Baldwin’s Snood and the Binge Culture’s show Whales, Pie in the Sky’s night bike parade, and the the Bric ’a’ Brac Ravers DJ party, plus and afternoon packed with talent on the KK Community Stage.

Check out the Shared Lines website for more details on all of these events and activities, plus more. 


Useful links and more information:

28 January 2019