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Rei is the next generation of Aotearoa/New Zealand bilingual artists fusing international sounds and setting his sights firmly on taking NZ’s unique culture to the world – through music. Already a multi award winning artist, Rei is an intelligent, hardworking musician who takes his craft seriously.

Kadodo African Drummers & Dancers

Come together in unity as master drummer and dancer Robert Koffie Fugah along with Kadodo African Drummers & dancers, take you on a journey into the rhythms and sounds of West Africa.

Gio Talents

Featuring multi-talented Filipino performer Jhong Diva and William Johnston, a professionally trained singer and performer who has represented New Zealand at the World Championship of Performing Arts.

Jhong Diva will be singing, dancing and performing a comedy skit. William will be singing on his own and as part of a duet.

This variety show also features the Wahine and GioBetics Dancers.

You do not want to miss this!


Fun, food & festivities

Tuliana’s Kitchen   | MR India Foods   |   Glad’s Bread Corner

You are in for a mouthful of delicious and delectable treat at this year’s Bite Nite Culture Fest.

Sports & Entertainment

NZ handball team &

Mid Canterbury netball

The NZ Handball Team are making a special appearance in Ashburton for Bite Nite Culture Fest, playing a demo game against an Invitational Team. Mid Canterbury Netball will be showcasing seven a-side, fast-five and the men’s team. After each of the demo games, there are opportunities to have-a-go and learn some skills.



event schedule

5 pm Handball Demo Game
5.05 pm Kadodo African Drummers
6 pm Handball have a go
6.05 pm Jhong Diva, William Johnston, Wahine Dancers, GioBetics Dancers
6.15 pm Mid Canterbury Netball showcase
7 pm Netball have a go
7 pm Rei

Avoid the queues on the night!

Get your tickets today