A visibly upset John was helped off stage by a few assistants.
Elton said in a statement: "I'm incredibly disappointed to have to reschedule my remaining Auckland dates and I want to send my sincerest apologies to my fantastic fans for any inconvenience caused".
At this stage, all remaining Australian shows will go ahead as planned. In each video, the crowd can be seen supportively cheering the "Rocketman" singer on as he made his way backstage.
The news comes shortly after the 72-year-old singer broke down in tears and had to be escorted off stage at a show in Auckland when he was unable to continue performing.More news: U2's Bono preps Ireland for 'Beautiful Day' against England
Michael Chugg told Mike Hosking John's voice hasn't recovered enough to perform.
However, on Tuesday night the promoters released another statement explaining the shows had been rescheduled for next year.
The 72-year-old was performing at Auckland's Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday when he stopped the show nearly two hours in, telling the audience, "I can't sing..."
John's next available window was in July this year, he said, but he didn't think the middle of winter would be the best time to play Mt Smart Stadium.More news: Nvidia is making Cyberpunk 2077 GeForce GPUs and we need them
"I always want to be able to give 100 percent and I'm afraid that, right now, I can't do it. I'm grateful for the love and loyalty I've been proven by all of you and I can't wait to return in January subsequent yr to carry out my final New Zealand exhibits", he mentioned in his assertion. John's concert in Australia on February 22 is still slated to go according to plan. After the New Zealand exhibits, John is scheduled for seven performances in Australia earlier than touring to the USA and Canada.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday she watched John's shortened show and got to meet him for about five minutes before he started playing.
"You can inform that he wasn't feeling nicely and he mentioned he wasn't feeling nicely", Ardern mentioned.
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