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27 Aug 2013

New Zealand Opera

New Zealand Opera is the face of professional opera in Aotearoa/New Zealand. The company was formed in 2000 with the merger of the National Opera of Wellington and Opera New Zealand (Auckland), forming New Zealand's first fully professional national opera company. It merged again in 2012 with Southern Opera in Christchurch.

They produce two or more main stage productions annually which are performed in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Their head office is located in Auckland with a second office in Wellington. The company also runs a Technical Centre in Auckland which has a large rehearsal space, and houses many costumes and sets from previous productions along with the wardrobe and set building workshops.