(Image: Connor Crawford).

Splore 2019 in photos: Celebrating 20 years of unique beats, freaks and vibes

Through rain and shine, Splore 2019 shone bright for three days. Photos by Kelsy Scott, Federico Pagola, Connor Crawford, Glenn McLelland and Dane Scott.


Read Simon Day’s journey into the 20 year history of the Splore festival here


On Friday evening guests were welcomed with a powhiri by Ngāti Whanaunga and Ngāti Paoa, who are the mana whenua of Splore’s site (Image: Kelsy Scott).

(Image: Federico Pagola)

On Friday it rained, but it really didn’t dampen anyone’s Splore spirit (Image: Federico Pagola).

(Image: Federico Pagola)

(Image: Federico Pagola)

(Image: Federico Pagola)

(Image: Connor Crawford)

(Image: Connor Crawford)

(Image: Kelsey Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

Dylan C (Image: Glenn McLelland)

Then on Saturday the rain stopped and the beautiful freaks came out (Image: Connor Crawford).

(Image: Connor Crawford)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

Just married (Image: Kelsy Scott)

I do (Image: Belinda Rodd)

It’s a family affair (Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

Afro beats with the ORIKol Crew (Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Glenn McLelland)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

(Image: Kelsy Scott)

Dub Pistol’s Barry Ashworth had faith in the crowd (Image: Dane Scott).

And on Sunday the sun came out (Image: Glenn McLelland).

(Image: Glenn McLelland)

(Image: Serena Stevenson)

(Image: Glenn McLelland)

Read Simon Day’s journey into the 20 year history of the Splore festival here


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