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Largest range of Craft Beer in Whangarei

Live Music and Events on every week

Bistro • Bar • Events

Number 1 for Live Entertainment Live music, open mic nights, burlesque, spoken word poetry, comedians & Much more


Up-coming gigs and events at the Butter Factory. Enjoy the best of New Zealand and International touring artists bringing live acts throughout the year.


We are Whangarei's premier venue and the first choice for local, national and international artists when they visit Whangarei.


Here's our latest gig guide to the bands, DJ’s, performance artists, community events and more at the Butter Factory.


PATRONSCAN ID scanners operate within our venue, PATRONSCAN is voluntary. You are not obliged to permit us to scan your identification through PATRONSCAN, however, failing to provide us with your ID will limit our ability to approve your entry. By permitting us to scan your ID, we will use your information for the following reasons: your personal safety: a log of customers on our premises, to assist with police and the other local authorities where an official request has been made, as we deem it beneficial to the public and staff.

Whangarei Gig Guide

Are you a performer?

If your live act would like to perform at Whangarei's most popular live venue then follow the link below and complete a few simple details to be considered on the upcoming roster. 


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Coming to a Gig at Butters?

We like to make sure everyone has the best time when they come to Butters so there are just a few simple rules we ask everyone to abide by to provide a safe friendly environment for all.


Gig Terms and Conditions