* 48Hours
New Zealand film making competition. Within a 48 hour period entrants are assigned a genre of film and must write, shoot, edit and add soundtrack to their short film.
* Auckland Writers and Readers Festival
* Chelsea Flower Show
Annual show held in late May each year.
* Christchurch Airport Marathon
Annual marathon event held in June following the 1974 Commonwealth Games course.
* Christchurch Stage Challenge & J Rock
* Country Rock Festival
Bay of Islands.
* Documentary Edge Festival
Annual international documentary film festival which screens in some New Zealand cities.
* Festival de Cannes
Prestigious annual international film festival. Official site with festival information, history, details of the most recent recipients of festival awards and an archive of past Cannes.
* Formula 1 Gran Premio de Espana
* Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco
* French Open
The second Grand Slam of the year, played in late May on a red clay at Roland Garros in Paris - the site provides information, draws and results. From the Federation Française de Tennis
* Glyndebourne
Opera festival held in Sussex between May and August.
* Hay Festival - Hay-On-Wye
Long running literary festival in the town of Hay-on-Wye in Wales.
* Human Rights Film Festival
Annual festival of human rights films.
* Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia
* New Zealand International Comedy Festival
* New Zealand Music Month
* Rally of Argentina
* Rally of Italy (Sardinia)
* Rally of New Zealand
* Sydney Biennale
Biennale of Sydney. Next in 2014, from March to June.
* Sydney Writers Festival
* Volvo Round The World Ocean Race
The next race will take place from October 2014 to June 2015.
* Wheels Week Ashburton
* Youth Week
Youth Week is to celebrate youth.