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...
Auckland Pride Parade 2014 - 22nd February will start at the later
time of 7pm. Beginning at Western Park and finishing at Three
Lamps, the parade will run for 90 minutes. Moving into
twilight, the Auckland Pride Parade 2014 will happen at that magic
hour when things change from light to night. It is a time to
remember. It is a time to shine brightly!
Selling Dreams: 100 Years of Fashion Photography at the
Auckland Museum until 28th February. Auckland
Museum is proud to present a major exhibition from the Victoria and
Albert Museum, London, the world's greatest museum of art and
design. The exhibition features iconic works by classic
photographers such as Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton, Irving Penn,
Richard Avedon and David Bailey, alongside bold contemporary images
by Miles Aldridge, Corinne Day, Rankin and Tim Walker. Entrance
- Weekdays: Adults $8, seniors $6, kids, students
Weekends: Adults $10, seniors $8, kids, students
Britomart Fashion Sessions
is returning in 2014 in association with Westpac, with a series of
fashion shows taking place at Britomart's Atrium on Takutai
shopping gallery on Friday 28 February and Saturday 1
March. All of the runway
shows will be open free to the public on a standing
basis. A limited
number of special seated VIP tickets priced at $45 will also be
First is Last, Last is First - at Corban
Estate Arts Centre in Henderson until to 2
March. Sam Mitchell's
exhibition features two new, room-sized portraits tattooed
with eclectic motifs sourced from fairy tales, legends, urban myths
and Corban Estate's history.
Pasifika Festival 2014 - Western Springs
Park. Free Entry Saturday 8 March,
10am-5pm. Sunday 9 March, 10am-4pm all villages open;
combined church service, 9am-10am. Now in its 22nd year the Pasifika
Festival is the largest celebration of Pacific Island culture and
heritage in the world. Western Springs Park will be
transformed into 11 Pacific Island villages showcasing the song,
dance, food and craft of their Pacific Island nations in an
atmosphere of high energy and bustling markets.
Group - St Patrick's Day Parade & Fleadh. Sunday 16
March. Parade at noon. Then from 1 - 3 pm
Fleadh (festival of Irish culture, actually pronounced
flar!) Queens Wharf on Quay Street.
Music, dancing & singing, fun & frolicking, as
only the Irish know how!
Music in Parks 2014 until 23rd March.
Free at venues across the
Council's Music in Parks returns this summer, bringing Aucklanders
free music and good times for the 21st year in a
row. Showcasing some of NZ's finest home-grown talent through
a rich mix of rock, pop, jazz, blues, opera and more, there's
something for all music lovers. For more info go to