- Asia Pacific Screen Awards
- Annual awards which celebrate cinematic excellence and the cultural diversity of the Asia-Pacific region. Usually held in November or December.
- Festival of Cycling
- Cycling event held annually in Christchurch in early December.
- Homebake festival Sydney
- Annual music, film and arts festival in Sydney featuring Australian and New Zealand artists.
- Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
- An icon of Australia's summer sport.
- Summertimes Christchurch
- A festival of free outdoor entertainment which runs from December to March.
- Tinman Triathlon
- Annual triathlon at Mount Maunganui.
- Turner Prize
- Widely recognised as one of the most important and prestigious awards for the visual arts in Europe. Winner announced in December each year.
- Volvo Round The World Ocean Race
- The next race will take place from October 2014 to June 2015.