All tickets for events at Expressions Whirinaki are sold through TicketDirect.



You can buy tickets by any of the following methods.

In person at our TicketDirect Box Office

We accept cash, eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and Debit cards.

The Ticket Direct Box Office at Expressions Whirinaki is located at reception on the ground floor.

Open Hours

9am to 4pm 7 days a week
1 hour prior to performance on show nights and during intermission
Click here for public holiday hours

Most shows can be bought at other TicketDirect venues throughout New Zealand. Note that service fees may apply at other venues.

By Telephone

You need a Visa or Mastercard to book by this method.

Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre ph 04 527 2168

TicketDirect National Call Centre ph 0800 224 224

On the Internet

Tickets can be purchased online from the TicketDirect website.

Most shows are available for online sales, but if you can’t find the performance you are looking for, contact us directly.


In addition to the advertised ticket price, Service Fees are charged at all other TicketDirect outlets and on internet and 0800 number purchases.

A Merchant Fee will be charged on all credit/debit card transactions.

Service Fees do not apply to tickets purchased at Expressions Whirinaki counter or via telephone 04 527 2168.

If you like to avoid Service Fees, deal with Expressions directly, come and see us, and enjoy our galleries and café while you’re here.


When booking your tickets for a show or event at Expressions Whirinaki please advise of any special requirements you may have. We like to ensure your visit to Expressions Whirinaki is a memorable experience. Click here to view further information on services for accessibility.


Click here to view our Ticket Bookings Policy.

For any further information, you can call us directly on 04 527 2168 or email us at