Events

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...   

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  • 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. Aotea Square Ice Rink


  • 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.  http://www.matarikifestival.org.nz/ Matariki Festival 2015.jpg

 

  • 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 2015. 

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