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...
There's alway something on at The Edge Aucklands
premier entertainment centre incorporating The Civic, the Aotea
Centre, Auckland Town Hall, Bruce Mason Centre &
Aotea Square.Visit http://www.the-edge.co.nz/Home.aspx
to find out what's on and what to do to get it!
Cirque du Soleil's TOTEM
A fascinating journey into the evolution of
mankind. 22 August - 28 Sept at
Auckland's Alexandra Park. TOTEM traces the fascinating
journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to
its ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage
evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient
civilizations. Inspired by many founding
myths, the show illustrates, through a visual and acrobatic
language, the evolutionary progress of species.
Don Giovanni ASB Theatre, Aotea
Centre. 18, 20, 24, 26 September 7.30pm, 28 September
2.30pm. Nightclub seduction leads to murder and Don
Giovanni is doomed dramatically in this flamboyant, forceful new
production of one of the world's greatest
operas. Mozart's dramatic, sometimes comic opera is one
of the most performed, and New Zealand director Sarah Brodie brings
it right up-to-date in this saucy, theatrical production.
Auckland On Water Boat Show 25 -
28 Sept. New Zealand's
largest boat show, the Auckland On Water Boat Show is taking place
over four days at the Viaduct Harbour and Events Centre, surrounded
by a host of great restaurants and bars.
Festival Italiano Sunday 28
September, 11am-4pm. Free at Osborne Street,
Newmarket. New Zealand's largest free Italian
event, right here in Auckland. Bring the whole family and enjoy a
day of live Italian music and entertainment, free children
activities, a large Italian market, street restaurants for eating
'al fresco' and a convivial atmosphere. Organised by the Dante Alighieri
Italian Society supported by Waitemata Local Board.
Festival 2014 - 27 September - 12 October.
Region-wide. Price vary - most events are
free. In 1914, a
small country in the Pacific started to send troops around the
world to fight a war in a land most had never visited. This year's
Auckland Heritage Festival theme is 'courage has many resting
Auckland's history and commemorate the centenary of the First World
War and the contribution made by Auckland, and the rest of New
the colourful and vibrant stories Auckland's communities have to
tell. With more than 200 events across the Auckland region, there
is something to keep the whole family happy during the school
The Sound of Music 3-26 October at The Civic
in central Auckland. London Palladium's lavish and
much-anticipated production of The Sound of Music has been seen by
well over two million people - and it's coming to Auckland this
Britain's most popular soprano, Lesley Garrett, as the Mother
Abbess, The Sound of Music brims over with some of the most
memorable songs ever performed on the musical theatre stage,
including Sixteen Going on Seventeen, Climb Ev'ry Mountain, The
Lonely Goatherd, My Favorite Things, The Sound of Music, Do-Re-Mi
and Edelweiss. The
Sound of Music tells the uplifting true story of Maria, the
fun-loving governess who changes the lives of the widowed Captain
von Trapp and his seven children through her love of
original Broadway production won six Tony Awards, including Best
Musical. The 1965 movie starring Julie Andrews as Maria won five
Oscars, including Best Picture, and remains one of the most popular
movies of all time. This iconic show will touch the
hearts of all ages - don't miss it!
Welcome to the
Machine Exhibition at MOTAT - the Museum of Transport
& Technology. See in a creative and interactive way
how six simple machines can be combined to make more complex
machines. Visitors will learn to recognise the basic elements of
machines and how they work in everyday life.
What simple elements make up a
bicycle? You may know more than you think! Even machines you
thought were simple may be more complex than you first
imagined! Experience the MOTAT magic with
plenty of hands-on learning for the children, and fun interactive
activities such as pinball machines, see-saw's, Archimedes' screw
and much more.
Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand Auckland Art
Gallery. 9 August 2014 - 15 March
high above cities and landscapes via this first public-gallery
presentation of paintings by UK-born Robert Ellis.
Large-scale artworks map the
arteries of urban motorways, while shields, flags and landmarks are
among the symbols representing the artist's adopted home of
Aotearoa New Zealand. Explore the dynamics between
transport and urbanism, ecology and spirituality, and Māori and