Gig Alert: Rippon Festival 2014

What’s ON: Rippon Festival

Rippon Festival - photo by Patrick Shepherd

Rippon Festival – photo by Patrick Shepherd

We love a good music festival. And Rippon Festival is next level. We have a ticket to give away to one lucky ONmag reader, so make sure you scroll down to the end of this article to find out how to WIN!  And be sure to nab your tickets quickly, otherwise you’ll miss out on all this:

2014 will be the tenth edition held in the ridiculously surreal setting of Rippon vineyard.

The “gorgeously feisty” line upThe Phoenix Foundation, Electric Wire Hustle, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Die! Die! Die!, Ladi6, Myele Manzanza, Homebrew,Brockaflowersaurus-Rex, Some Other Planets, The Digg, Kody NelsonRia Hall, P Digsss, KPz, DJ Reno, Peacekeepers and Sunshine Sound System. A full spectrum of Kiwi music at its finest. Our music man MAL caught up with Ria Hall and you can read the interview with her in the Spring issue of the mag… On the street now!

Gold members get to hang out in Rippon Hall and hear Civilian SolWarren MaxwellJesse Sheehan, Zoe Moon and Silver Scroll winner, Lips.

Good kharmaLake Wanaka SouNZ Inc is a non-profit society that has donated nearly $80 000 over the past twelve years to causes including the Red Cross Canterbury Earthquake Appeal, Wanaka Wastebusters, Te Kakano Trust, Pembroke Park and local schools.

Tickets available through Ticketek, iSite Wanaka and Café Gusto. Follow Rippon on Facebook and . Or you can WIN a free ticket by posting three things that RIP and three things that are ON to On Wanaka. The best entry will score the free ticket, to be judged by a special celebrity guest and announced on November 15 at On Wanaka. Good luck!


  • three things that rip?
    my son’s pants when he is climbing (which is good)
    my kids down wide glide, bluebird, last weekend
    anyone who dies and leaves a smokin legacy (they R.I.P. and RIP)

    three things that are ON?
    giving a shit
    screwing moderation

  • 3 things that RIP …
    Wanaka kids at T.C and Cardrona,
    kitesurfers on a windy day,
    downhillers in Sticky Forest….

    3 things that are ON …
    RippON festival (non-profit!),
    ON magazine,
    dedicated Wanaka Volunteers
    … because all 3 support our awesome local community

  • 3 things that rip
    a s/b posse of old boys doin the triple treat gib line at TC
    40th birthday celebrations
    Gettin healed up just in time for spring snow and summer surf

    3 things that are ON
    Wanaka festivals
    Lake wake
    Full suspension

  • RIP
    Ladi6 on the Mic
    WillJ and Abby
    FFD Horn Section
    Veggie Gardens

  • RIP
    Road Trips
    Celebrating 30th birthday at RIPPON

    Summer music festivals
    Me on annual leave
    Dancing shoes

  • RIP
    Pinot and tunes in the sun
    Kiwi homegrown music
    Unreal venue

    Wanaka scenery
    Blazin’ sunshine
    Chilled locals

  • RIP

    Good gigs that just keep on coming to Wanaka!
    Good people sending out the good vibes!
    Good locally produced food and wine to wash it all down!


    Summertime missions to the lake!
    Chilling out under the shade of a tree..
    Warm summer evenings! Enjoy! X

    • Congratulations, Jaqueline – the Rippon crew have selected your response as the WINNER of the Rippon ticket! Please email us with your phone number and address to organise collection. YAY! Annabel

  • RIP…
    1 Ivan doing advanced aerobatics in the ex-red bull ‘pitt S2B’ over Lake Wanaka with the smoke onin the evening light
    2 The passengers undies when the plane enters an inverted spin
    3 The view of our local lakes and mountains when upside down in an aeroplane! AMAZING!
    1 The Luggate playground and creek is ON for kids playing
    2 The multitude of places to take a short drive to enjoy world class wine, food and scenery gluttony
    3 Spring lushness at its best

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