For Schools

School Matinee Performances

Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch schools have the opportunity to attend specially abridged performances designed for younger audiences.


The Nutcracker Introduce your students to this much-loved Christmas story through dance. Offering festive enchantment for all ages, this is a must see!

Auckland – Civic Theatre
Friday 7 December 12.30pm
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Performance duration: 1 1/4 hour

Ticket Prices*:
$15 School Children/Teachers (ratio 9:1)
$20 Additional Adults (maximum of 5)
*Service fees will apply, please check with the ticketing agency at the time of booking
You’ll need 1 teacher for every 9 students, with a maximum of an additional 5 parents or teachers. Groups must be a minimum of 8 people.

Our Schools Matinees performances are extremely popular, please book early to avoid disappointment!

How to book
Contact the Group Line of your local ticketing agency
Auckland – (09) 970 9745 (Ticketmaster group booking line)
Christchurch – (03) 379 0597 (Ticketek group booking line)
Wellington – (09) 970 9745 (Ticketmaster group booking line)


Hansel and Gretel
A new version of this timeless tale that will enchant all ages.
To book, contact your local ticketing agency from 1 November 2018

Wellington – Opera House
Friday 8 November 12:30pm

Christchurch – Isaac Theatre Royal
Friday 22 November 12:30pm

Auckland – ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
Friday 6 December 12:30pm

For all enquiries, please email  or contact RNZB Education & Community Manager Pascale Parenteau,  04 381 9001

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