R&V EXPERIENCE
The Rhythm and Vines experience is like no other. A proven formula entrenched in New Zealand festival folklore. Rolling hills, natural amphitheatres, man-made waterslides, multiple fast serving bars and food villages, camping amongst the vines and just incredible New Year's vibes. You just have to experience it to believe it.
A professional festival team with year's of experience come together each year to ensure that your Rhythm and Vines journey is one that will stay with you forever. A safe and fun place to party with you and your friends while enjoying celebrating the year that was, and the many adventures yet to come.
28-31 DEC 2019 WAIOHIKA ESTATE, GISBORNE, NZ

THE CAMPING EXPERIENCE

You turn up on December 28, set up your tent and get welcomed to your very own Pre-Party for Rhythm and Vines. From then on, your home is nestled within the vines for 4 days as you and your friends see in the New Year. Shower and toilet facilities located throughout the campgrounds, and a range of pre-setup camping options

WAIOHIKA WARMUP

Exclusive to R&V onsite campers only, the Waiohika Warmup is a chance for festival goers to get loose and limber on the night of December 28. 3 stages will be in full flight which include Greenhouse stage, hosted by Room One Live, Garden Stage, hosted by Too Cut and Cellar Stage, hosted by Limitless Touring. Our exclusive party for 14,500 campers, will get you primed for the dance marathon ahead.

THE MANY STAGES OF RHYTHM

VINES STAGE

Situated in the stunning Vines Amphitheatre. The Rhythm and Vines mainstage will be your temple for the remaining few days of the decade.

JAGERMEISTER RHYTHM STAGE

The Jagermeister Rhythm Stage returns for a second year. Hearty bass and expansive dance floor situated between the Rhythm Shipping Containers. Come here prepared to dance your ass off.

CELLAR STAGE

Legend has it that once you find yourself in the Cellar, you will never dance the same again.

GARDEN STAGE

You will find your new favourite band hidden in amongst the lush gardens of Waiohika Homestead.

GREENHOUSE STAGE

Exclusive to campers, expect a better world with these Greenhouse omissions.

THE CHILLER

Formerly known as the Fridge, The Chiller is not a place to chill. Some of the world's best friendships have been found between these four small walls. You will love the Chiller... if you can find it.

CAMPERS

MIDWAY DISCO

New to R&V2019. Get downright illegal at Midway Disco where you will find a retro playlist that is prepared to go where most other DJ's won't.

A TASTE OF RHYTHM
Four days of dancing and festivalling requires sustenance. That is why we invite some of the country's best mobile food producers to keep our beloved R&V'ers well fed.

VYPE VILLAGE

The Vype Village is located within the heart of the festival and is the perfect meeting point. With over 20 Food Vendors operating, and a huge Vype shadesail to keep you sheltered from the sun or rain.

GRAND CENTRAL

Be greeted by Grand Central as you walk into the festival site. Shop Rhythm Merch store, food vendors, arts and crafts. Grand Central provides.

WELLNESS CENTRE

It's easy to over do it with 3 days of festivities, make sure you are replenishing the soul after your big nites by visiting our wellness centre which includes yoga, ....

UNIQUELY RHYTHM
We encourage people to get around the festival to experience the full offering of R&V.

VYPE WATERSLIDE

Slide your way into the new decade with the Vype Waterslide. A man-made shoot down the hillside into the waiting pond at the bottom of the hill. You can't really say you have done Rhythm without vyping down the Waiohika hills.

R&V COUNTDOWN VIDEO AND NEW YEAR'S SHOW

Make sure you have your meeting point sorted with friends to catch the final countdown of 2019. A masterfully crafted countdown video will bring.

THE GISSY EXPERIENCE
The beauty of the East Coast is at your fingertips. We encourage visitors to Gisborne to get out and see what this beautiful part of the country has to offer.

RERE ROCKSLIDE

If the waterslide within the festival isn't enough be sure to check out the Rere Rockslide, this waterfall that creates a natural waterslide is located at a 30min drive east of Gisborne and is a great way to refresh throughout the day.

WAINUI BEACH

Another great way to spend your day out of the campsite is heading over to Wainui beach, which is known for its good surf along the East cape and located just six kilometers from the centre of Gisborne city.