health & safety

  • Your safety is our greatest priority
  • There are trained First Aid personnel at the First Aid Tent at all times
  • Please report the sighting of any fires to the Info Tent ASAP
  • Lost children are to be brought to the Info Tent
  • No vehicles permitted in the No Vehicle Zones for your own safety
  • Alcohol is not permitted on site
  • No dogs permitted on site


  • Vendors, art team, volunteers and presenters welcome on site from 29th
  • Gates officially open 10am on 29th December for Festival-attendees
  • Official opening ceremony/powhiri at 3pm on 29th December
  • Gates close 11pm every night and re-open at 7am each day
  • Festival closing ceremony 2pm on 2nd January and Festival attendees to exit by 5pm


  • Resolution NYE is an all-weather event and will go ahead rain or shine
  • Whilst every effort has been made to accommodate changes in the weather, we suggest bringing a variety of water-proof, sun-proof clothing in case of any surprises!


  • Please arrive early when attending workshops, as spaces are limited and numbers will be capped
  • No video recording or photography permitted (other than official Resolution NYE Festival Media Team) during the workshops

music & noise

  • This is an experiential festival where workshops, self evolvement and growth are prioritised in this powerful time of year. Therefore, all amplified music will stop at 1am each night
  • Impromptu and interactive musical jam sessions are welcome!
  • Bring musical instruments from home for our open mic stage, village jams and impromptu campsite music sessions


  • Some vendors have Eftpos facilities, however, ensure that you come with cash for the Healing Zone, Market-Place and Kai Village
  • There is NO CHARGE for the musical performances, all of the workshops, Kids Whanau Zone and the ceremonies



  • Come prepared for your stay with everything that you need
  • Your Full Festival Pass (not Single Day Passes) includes a camping space but you will need to provide your own tent - and/or campervan, mattress, blankets, and everything else you need
  • Please camp only within the areas identified on the site map
  • Be friendly, cooperative and cozy with your new neighbours
  • All sites are unpowered so please be prepared
  • Campervan Parking area does permit tents for those who are wanting to camp with tent friends. However, only tents are permitted in the General Camping and Whanau Camping areas
  • Whanau Camping area situated the furthest away from the music and so designed for those with kids who would like an early night


  • There are toilets dotted around the venue (see venue map)
  • Limited hot showers available


  • Festival ticket - either printed or downloaded to your phone
  • Cash/Eftpos
  • ID for children aged 12 years and under, teens and senior citizens
  • Reusable plate, cup and cutlery (as none will be provided by the vendors)
  • Reusable water bottle to fill up from the water stations on site. Please note this water is not town supply and is naturally filtered and pure - woohoo!
  • Yoga Mat (these will be for sale on site)
  • Tent/campervan/house bus
  • Sleeping bag
  • Mattress
  • Bedding
  • Shoes/boots/or none
  • Warm jumper for the evenings
  • Waterproof jacket (just in case)
  • Torch
  • Toiletries
  • Medication (if necessary)
  • Towels



  • Full Festival Passes and Single Day Passes will be available for purchase at the gate at slightly more expensive price points: Full Festival Passes will be $290 and Single Day Passes $150
  • Any one not wearing an official wristband will be escorted off the Festival site by security

day passes

  • Single Day Passes will be available for purchase at the Festival gate
  • They can be pre-purchased online ($100) or bought at the gate ($150) to honour those who were early supporters of the event
  • For the Day Passes, entry is from 8am until 1am of the chosen day. They do not include camping/accommodation


  • Please have these printed or downloaded on your phone and ready when you come to the Festival gate
  • Eftpos facilities and cash are accepted for tickets purchased at the door
  • Please note that there is no door name list - so you will be turned away/asked to buy another if you do not have these ready at the Festival gate
  • Please be aware about purchasing tickets other than through the official Resolution NYE Festival website
  • Resolution NYE Festival takes no responsibility for those bought as a scam and reserves the right to refuse entry
  • Children 12 years and under are FREE
  • For anyone entering with a Child, Teen or Senior Citizen Ticket, you will be required to show proof of age ID
  • All Festival attendees will need the name on their ticket to match that on their ID. Please bring your ID to be verified at the Festival gate


  • Limited 2, 3 and 4 person Glamping Packages available until sold out.
  • All packages include:
  • Bell Tent
  • Floor Mats
  • Side table
  • Beds
  • Linen and bedding
  • Fairy Lights
  • Floor Pillows

Terms & conditions

  • Resolution will be pushed back to the 5-9th January if there is a lockdown in place over the NY period. If the festival still can-not go ahead due to Covid 19 then all tickets can be directly transferred to either the South Island or North Island Spirit Festivals or you can choose to get an 80% refund.
  • All Kai Village, Market Stalls and Healers will have the option to transfer their stall fee to either the South Island or North Island Spirit Festival if the event can-not go ahead due to Covid 19 or choose an 80% refund.
  • NZ Spirit reserves the right to postpone an event due to unforeseen circumstances outside of their control which would impact the safety or experience of the attendees at the event, in which case NZSpirit shall not be required to issue a refund provided that the event is postponed to a date within 12 months of the date of the original event.
  • NZ Spirit reserves the right to postpone an event due to unforeseen circumstances outside of their control which would impact the safety or experience of the attendees at the event, in which case NZSpirit shall not be required to issue a refund provided that the event is postponed to a date within 12 months of the date of the original event.
  • In all cases where a refund is offered, registration is required in order to receive a refund. Ticket holders are expected to stay on top of festival communication on Facebook. If the registration date is missed, NZ Spirit shall not be required to issue a refund. For people who can no longer make the event for personal reasons they can sell their tickets at
  • Tickets will not be eligible for a refund if the festival is forced to stop after starting for any reason outside of their control. There will be cameras and video recorders (film, digital or otherwise) at the event. By attending this event you agree to appear in any future promotion carried out by NZ Spirit. However if an image is used clearly showing you and you do not feel comfortable with its use please email us at and we can remove it
  • NZ Spirit reserves the right to refuse admission with reasonable cause (this includes those who arrive under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs), or if no valid identification can be provided or the tickets are fake, damaged, lost or stolen.
  • By attending this event you agree to adhere to our festival guidelines which include no alcohol, drugs or waste. Be a positive part of the NZ Spirit community and encourage a safe family environment. Support and create the space for those in a vulnerable space. Be conscious of those around you including children.


festival children

  • This is a family-friendly event where kids are welcome. Please be mindful of their presence and celebrate their ability to be free -range with us
  • Please bring photo ID for children’s wristbands if they are under 12 years old but look older to avoid confusion at the gate


  • This will operate each day with a series of activities, classes and a chill out space for you and your children
  • Please note that you remain responsible for your children at all times and that the Kids Whānau Zone is not a ‘drop-off zone’ where you hand over all responsibility. There will, however, be times where this is available within a set time frame and you are welcome to utilise this!
  • Please respect the awesome facilitators who have offered their time to enrich the Festival experience for your children by honouring their guidelines
  • Open hours: WITH parent help: 9am-7pm / WITHOUT parent help (7/8yrs+): 10am-3pm



  • Please respect the fact that this is an alcohol-free environment and do not bring it on site
  • Anyone not respecting this will be escorted off site by security


  • There are no communal cooking facilities so please come prepared with your own mini set-up (please note the fire ban)
  • Small camping gas cookers permitted and to be used at own risk
  • We have an incredible array of food, coffee/chai, ice-cream and smoothie vendors selling late night chais, ice cold kombucha, delicious vegan burgers and more!


  • This is a waste free event - that means, NO RUBBISH BINS ON SITE
  • Limit what potential waste you bring - you will need to take it all home with you
  • You will need to bring your own plate, cup, cutlery to reuse throughout the Festival. There will be some for hire too at the Info Tent
  • Without a cup or a plate you will not be served any food or drink

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