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 30th December for Festival-attendees
  • Official opening ceremony/powhiri at 3pm on 30th 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


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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