As with any international
city that has many exciting events and happenings Auckland is no
different. You will find everything in this great little city from
concerts to live music,
sporting events, exhibitions, performing arts, festivals, markets,
workshops and much much more.... there's something for everyone.
Some upcoming events...
Aotea Square Ice
Rink Until 19th July, every day until
10pm. Winter is
here - and so is the Aotea Square Ice Rink! Get cosy in your winter woollies,
grab your friends and family and head to Aotea Square Ice Rink to
skate amongst the buzz of Auckland city. Aotea Square is back and bigger than
ever and we've even doubled the size of the ice slide, making it
twice the fun for an epic tube ride.
Matariki Festival 2015 20 June - 19
July A month of celebration, events and entertainment.
Activities include live music, film, theatre, art exhibits, food
demonstrations, star gazing, kapa haka, kite flying - all bringing
a modern take to centuries-old Māori traditions. More info.
Tā Moko Portraits - James Ballantyne
17 June - 5 July. Free at
the Lake House Arts Centre,
Takapuna. With his highly detailed portraits,
James Ballantyne specialises in capturing his sitters'
personalities and mana with his brush strokes. The subjects of his current body of
work are all proud wearers of Māori tā moko, people that James has
encountered by chance and approached to sit for him.
Part of Matariki Festival