Forget the Sky Tower’s fireworks it’s NZ’s drag scene that is opening the new year with a bang!


The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all-new production for 2020! Mission leader Michelle Visage is on a journey to save the universe with the help of her intergalactic queens including Aquaria, Monet X Change, Kim Chi, Sharon Needles, Plastique Tiara, Violet Chachki and Season 11 winner Yvie Oddly! With shows in Auckland and Wellington on 16 and 17 February, respectively. Don’t miss out!


Kita Mean is bringing the heat to Family Bar with some of Auckland’s hottest Femme Fatales with their month-long Friday night show, Pussy Power!

Rounding off the month in Auckland on Friday 31 January at Phoenix Entertainment, Drag Wars is back!! Kita and Anita host with an all-new crown as a fresh batch of queens will compete! 


Ivy Bar is going off in Wellington! Last  Saturday the bar presented the bi-Monthly Evolution: Drag Show. Wellington’s version of Drag Wars; two performers were selected to go through to the Grand Championships on Saturday 28 March.

Next Saturday release your inner party monster as Ivy Bar is transformed into the hedonistic 80s warehouse rave of your dreams and nightmares! Turn a look, work the room, and head underground with us for a night of excess, fashion, murder and glamour!

Photo | Elektra Shock by Peter Jennings.