Here is some key information to make attending the Lexus Song Quest Grand Final Gala in association with the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation with the NZSO a smooth and enjoyable experience for all.

Social Story

This document includes detailed venue information and what you can expect at each stage of the performance.

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The Venue

The event will take place at the Michael Fowler Centre.

Information on Wheelchair access:

The Michael Fowler Centre has eight accessible spaces and eight companion seats located in the stalls on the ground floor of the venue.

Elevator access is available from the ground floor.

Wheelchairs are available at the venue but require you to give advanced notice so they can ensure they are on-site during the event.

The gallery is not wheelchair accessible.

Information for Blind/Low Vision audiences:

Guide dogs are welcome at the Michael Fowler Centre.

If you need additional assistance at the venue, ask the friendly venues staff who are trained to help.

Information for Hard of Hearing audiences:

The Michael Fowler Centre has an audio loop for Hard of Hearing audiences. The most suitable seating locations for the audio loop are Stall seating, rows O-V and Gallery seating, rows A-D (all blocks).

Navigating your way in to and around the venue:

This video shows how to access the venue, where you can find the accessible toilets and what venue signage you can expect to see.

How to book

Access tickets for the 2024 Lexus Song Quest Grand Final Gala in association with the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation with the NZSO are $20. Companion tickets are free, although they are limited.

To book your tickets or if you have any questions and we can help at all please contact us on the below channels.

Email: access@festival.nz

Phone: 04 473 0149