* New Zealand Cup and Show Week
New Zealand's biggest festival of racing, agriculture, fashion and entertainment. Takes place in the week leading up to Canterbury Anniversary Day, second Friday in November each year.
* Air New Zealand Wine Awards Auckland
Premier wine competition in New Zealand. Awards announced in November each year.
* 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.
* Country Music Awards Nashville
Annual awards for best country music artists in America. Held in November each year.
* Formula 1 Grande Premio do Brasil Sao Paulo
Regular event on the F1 Grand Prix motor racing circuit.
* Italian Film Festival
This annual festival of Italian films travels New Zealand and is in Christchurch during October.
* Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge
The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is New Zealand's largest cycle event and the world's largest cycling relay. A wide range of cycling events for both road and mountain bikes. Held annually in late November.
* Melbourne Cup Carnival
Most famous racing carnival in Australasia. First Tuesday in November.
* Molesworth Muster
Annual 80km mountain bike adventure race usually held in November.
* Movember New Zealand
Grow a moustache or support Mo Bros (guys who grow a Mo) to raise funds and awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.
* New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards Wellington
The New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards are the premier awards for the engineering professionals of New Zealand. Annual Awards Gala Dinner held in late November.
* NZ Sculpture OnShore Auckland
NZ Sculpture OnShore presents a major biennial exhibition of New Zealand sculptural work suitable for the outdoors. Works by leading and emerging New Zealand artists. Next being held in 2014.
* Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular New Plymouth
Held late October to early November. One of New Zealand's longest running garden festivals featuring guided walks, celebrity speakers, workshops and open gardens.
* SCAPE Biennial Christchurch
Biennial of Art in Public Space held in Christchurch. Organised by the Art & Industry Biennial Trust, New Zealand's only biennial dedicated to public art. September to November.
* Timaru Festival of Roses Timaru
Held in late November. An annual celebration of the rose.
* Tour of Southland
Annual week-long cycling classic held in Southland each November.
* Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards
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* Volvo Round The World Ocean Race
The next race will take place from October 2014 to June 2015.
* Wales Rally GB
Final race of the World Rally Championships. Takes place in November each year.
* World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day is 1 November. It marks the start of World Vegan Month.