Coronavirus: Cancelled concerts and events you need to know about

From school camps to sporting events, a slew of public events nationwide has been cancelled amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

Here is a list of events cancelled or postponed across the country.


  • The Weet-Bix TRYathlon (Palmerston North, Hibiscus Coast, New Plymouth & Bay of Islands)
  • Cricket: Black Caps Vs Australia T20 Home Series - More info HERE
  • So Pop 2020 Tour - May 2nd & 3rd - More info HERE
  • The Music and Movies in Parks series
  • The NZ International Comedy Festival - More info HERE


  • Homegrown Festival - March 21st
  • Violent Femmes NZ Tour - March 24th & 25th
  • My Chemical Romance & Jimmy Eat World - March 25th
  • Lenny Kravitz Tour - March 31st
  • Alanis Morissette - April 21st
  • Super Rugby: Suspended for the foreseeable future 
  • NRL: Vodafone Warriors will not play any games in NZ at this stage
  • Beervana rescheduled until November 13th & 14th

If you have an event cancelled or postponed that you want to let us know about, flick us a message at The Hits Facebook Page.


  1. What do I do if I won tickets from The Hits?
    If the concert is postponed and not cancelled we will contact all winners with new tickets for the revised show date.

  2. Can I get a refund if I purchased a ticket for a show that is now cancelled?
    The likely answer to this scenario will be yes – it’s best to check with the ticket agent that you purchased your tickets from.

  3. With the show being postponed, I am now hesitant that I won’t be able to make the revised date. What do I do?
    Wait for an official announcement of the confirmed new date. If you have purchased tickets and can no longer attend the new date, contact the ticket agent directly for instructions.

  4. I purchased flights and/or accommodation for this show that is now postponed/cancelled. What options do I have?
    It is best to contact the airline and accommodation provider directly to see what they can do.

  5. I have tickets to a concert or event which I’m not sure is still going ahead. What do I do?
    Stay up to date here with all of the announcements for postponed and cancelled gigs as they happen.