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...
Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover At
the Race Village, Viaduct Harbour from 27
February - 15 March. Located in the heart of the village
are the Volvo Ocean Race boats, giving visitors the opportunity to
view the boats up close as shore crews work to prepare the fleet
for the huge challenge of Leg 5 to the next stopover in
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
14 February - 29 March. Auckland is pulling out all the stops
for cricket fans at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Sports lovers
know that Auckland comes to life even more when there's a major
sports event in town and the city will be buzzing as it welcomes
fans and players from around the world. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is
hosted by Australia and New Zealand with four matches at Eden
- Saturday 28 February - Australia vs New Zealand
- Saturday 7 March - South Africa vs Pakistan
- Saturday 14 March - India vs Zimbabwe
- Tuesday 24 March - Semi Final.
- WOW World of Wearable Art 21 November 2014 - 22 March
2015. Auckland Museum. Art and fashion
collide in a world-first, exclusive to Auckland
Museum. Get up close with
WOW® World of WearableArt™ in what is arguably New Zealand's most
creative exhibition. This is your first
and only chance to experience the magic up close, before it embarks
on a worldwide tour.
- Don Quixote - Royal NZ Ballet 29 - 29 March at ASB Theatre,
Aotea Centre. Miguel Cervantes timeless story of love and
adventure and one of the greatest works in classical
Music in Parks
10 January - 15 March.
Auckland Council presents Music in Parks - back with 31 acts across
The free outdoor concerts will be held across the region, so come
along and enjoy some great entertainment with friends and whānau
(family) in your community. This year, there's
another fantastic range of genres. From pop to dub and jazz to
rock, whatever your taste in music, you'll find it at Auckland's
outdoor places. Salsa, Latin, hip hop, country and blues fans will
also be in for a treat. Go online for details.
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
Cultural Festival on
Sunday 29 March 10 am-5pm.
Showcasing Auckland's diversity, Auckland International
Cultural Festival is back for its 16th year!
Renowned for the wide range of food from around the
world, this event has something for all the family to
enjoy. Enjoy our numerous stages featuring
international music and dance performances, taste exotic food from
our food stalls or find something special at the craft
stalls. As well as entertainment and
stalls, there will also be interactive kids and sports zones with
plenty of have-a-go activities.