Taste of Auckland From 13-16
November, New Zealand's most celebrated foodie
festival is back for 2014 settling into its new home of Western
Springs. Showcasing the diversity of the Auckland hospitality
scene, Taste of Auckland is excited to welcome Depot, Harbourside,
The Oyster Inn, Cable Bay, Poderi Crisci, Farina, Lava Dining, The
Commons, Bracu and iVillage - with more to be announced.
And... demonstrations from New Zealand's most well-loved
chefs, including Ben Bayly and Michael Dearth of The Grove and
Baduzzi, Kyle Street of Depot, Masu's Nic Watt (partnering with
Kenwood), Taste of Auckland newcomer Ray McVinnie (partnering with
Whitestone Cheese), and more to be announced.
Southside Arts Festival -
Urbanesia celebrates Auckland's diverse
population with activities showcasing Māori and Pacific visual
arts, dance, theatre, literature, design, poetry, film, music and
more. This year,
Southside Arts Festival takes place between 12 and 29 November,
moving between four festival 'villages' across the
Ōtara Village - 12-15 November ·
Māngere Village - 20-22 November ·
Henderson Village - 23-26 November ·
Takapuna Village - 27-29 November.
Farmers Santa Parade Sunday 30
November (rain date: 7 December) At 2 pm. Parade route:
Mayoral Drive, Queen Street, Customs Street West and Albert
more than 80 years, the Farmers Santa Parade has brought joy to the
children of Auckland and this year is no exception.
The Santa Parade features all
the amazing pageantry, fun and surprises that have made this annual
Auckland extravaganza a perennial favourite.