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AUCKLAND ARTS FESTIVAL

11-29 March

This year the Arts Festival have introduced special under-30 tickets which are cheaper than the adult prices (by about 20-30%) for a portion of their shows. Thanks, AAF! Some of our highlights from those events: First Nations and Maori comedy Black Ties, class-war Scottish play Mouthpiece and circus-cabaret Limbo Unhinged. Turn to page 96 for a preview of our other picks. Various locations, aaf.co.nz

BEACON FESTIVAL

14 March

Friendly Potential host an open-air electronic festival by the water, with sets by Richie Hawtin, Nina Kraviz and Job Jobse

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