Sea breeze in the air. Scorching hot beats. All summer long.

Check the programme or individual events for times on the day.

When | ĀheaFri 10 Nov 2023 – Fri 12 Jan 2024, 5.00pm–7.00pm
Where | Ki hea Red Gates, Level 1
Cost | Te utu Free events

Get ready to savour the sounds of Aotearoa New Zealand’s best musicians all summer long at Rongo Rehutai, Te Papa’s free live music festival.

Te Papa will host an eclectic lineup of concerts in Wellington on Fridays and Sundays, featuring iconic Kiwi artists, genre-bending bands, and toe-tapping music.

Who’s playing when:

Saturday Nov 12th:

Dusa and Ludus

Friday Nov 17th:

Human Relations

Sunday Nov 26th:


Sunday December 3rd:
Anika Moa
Suzy Cato
Modern Māori Quartet
Wellington Sea Shanty Society
DJ Shan
Chris Lam Sam

Friday December 8th:

Buddy Nice and DJ Shan

Sunday Jan 7th:

Greta O’Leary

Friday Jan 12th:

Uncle Silverback and Tiki Taane

Thursday Jan 18th:

The Nudge & Wet Denim

Keep up to date on any changes here.