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...   

  • edge_header.gif 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!            

            

 

  • 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 October.  Starring 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 music.  The 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!

The Sound of Music.

 

  • The Topp Twins: The Grand Ole Topp'ry   At the Bruce Mason Theatre frm 24-26 October. Well-loved New Zealand entertainers Lynda and Jools Topp are back on the road in October and November 2014 with a new show paying homage to country music greats, and celebrating original Kiwi country music.  The Topp Twins: The Grand Ole Topp'ry.

 

  • New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year  Karanga Plaza  Wynyard Quarter.  Free from 2 - 30 October. The very best images from five years of previous competitions, and the finalists from the thousands of entries in the 2014 competition, are displayed in large format, high-quality prints and in an 'image forest' of plinths.  Set in specially fitted out shipping containers, and under the protection of a giant shade sail, this is an all-weather attraction, suitable for all ages to enjoy. Alison Perkins: Jewel anemones.

 

  • FAST5 Netball World Series 2014  8-9 November at Vector Arena. FAST5 Netball World Series is back this November with six of the world's best netballing nations vying for supremacy in the newest format of the traditional netball game.  Join the FAST5 Ferns, Australian Diamonds, England Fives, Malawi Queens, Jamaican Sunshine Girls and South Africa's SPAR Proteas as they showcase FAST5 netball.  FAST5 Netball World Series 2014.

     

  • The Devonport Arts Festival -  Various locations in Devonport. Mostly free from 8-16 November. he revived Devonport Arts Festival is back. With a history beginning in the 50s. expect to enjoy over 35 different art experiences over the festival's nine days.  The Devonport Arts Festival.

     

  • Light Show - Auckland Art Gallery 11 October 2014 - 8 February 2015. Exhibition organised by the Hayward Gallery, London in association with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.  An immersive multi-sensory experience that plays with perception, Light Show brings together visually stimulating artworks created from atmospheric installations, and intangible sculptures you can move around and even through.  Presenting cutting-edge technologies such as custom made, computer-controlled LED lighting, Light Show will ignite a world of wonder.  

Light Show.

 

  • Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand  Auckland Art Gallery. 9 August 2014 - 15 March 2015.  Fly 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 Pākehā.  Robert Ellis: A Place to Stand - Turangawaewae.