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...
There's alway something on at The
Edge Auckland's premier entertainment centre
incorporating The Civic, the Aotea Centre, Auckland Town Hall,
Bruce Mason Centre and Aotea Square.
Auckland - City Concerts and Gigs
always something on in Auckland.
in the city at 305 Queen Street. There's always something
The Beach Exhibition - Free at the New
Zealand Maritime Museum, corner Quay and Hobson streets, Viaduct
Harbour. One hunded Years of Summer Fashion in New Zealand launches
on October 17th through to 8th Feb and is a novel
collaboration with the New Zealand Fashion Museum, celebrating
beach fashions and fun since the early 1900s.
With woollen bathers and
tiny bikinis, swimsuits and sundresses, playsuits and parasols,
Hawaiian shirts and more, the exhibition will feature a variety of
fashions up to the present day.
10th January - Sunday 20th March. Summer in Auckland
means gathering with friends in some of the region's most beautiful
locations and listening to the best live music we have to
offer. Hip-hop, rock, electronic, jazz, opera and more can be
found at free outdoor events right across the region.
Acts range from cutting-edge
young artists to established local favourites. January's line-up
includes Benny Tipene, Maala, Into The East, Kantuta, Lord Echo and
many more. Line-ups still to come include Demon Energy
Rock the Park in February, and George in the Park in March - with
major musical acts you won't want to miss.
Shakespeare in the Park at the PumpHouse Theatre, Killarney Park (off Manurere Ave),
Takapuna from Saturday 16th January - Saturday 13
February. 2016 is the 20th continuous year of Auckland
Shakespeare in the Park, where the plays are presented genuinely
and as they were envisaged by the "Bard of
Seeing them performed with
understanding and passion in the intimacy of the amphitheatre venue
is a treat that brings admirers every year from all over the
Auckland region and further afield. In this 20th season,
two contrasting plays, King Lear and The Tempest, are brought to
the outdoor stage. Even 400 years after his death, Shakespeare
is still held up as a poet who belongs to the whole
The Phantom of the Opera at the famous Civic Theatre
from Thursday 11th February, 7.30pm
until 10.00pm Saturday 5th March. One of
the world's most celebrated musicals, The Phantom of the Opera, is
coming to Auckland in February and March 2016. From
the producers of Mamma Mia! see The Phantom of the Opera like
you've never seen it before at The Civic for a strictly limited
Andrew Lloyd Webber's
masterpiece is one of the most successful pieces of entertainment
of all time. It's mesmerising score combined with a magical design
and special effects, bring this tragic love story to life. Based on
the 1910 horror novel Le Fantôme de l'Opeéra by Gaston Leroux, The
Phantom of the Opera tells the story of a disfigured musical
genius, living in the dark shadows of the Paris Opera
Kohi Summer Swim
5th November to 24th March 2016 at Kohimarama Beach, Tamaki
Drive. Choose from one of up to six distances every night,
from 250m up to 2500m options.
On the day registration is from
5pm-6pm. Race Start (all distances) at 6.15pm and there is a 60 min
cutoff. Prizegiving at 7.20pm (up to $24,000 worth of prizes to
Summer in Auckland with cool tunes and hot
months of free entertainment begins in January with the 2016 Music
and Movies in Parks series.
Roll out the picnic blankets - movie
buffs of all ages can look forward to a wide range of outdoor
screenings, including... Jurassic World, Minions, Pitch
Perfect 2, Big Hero 6, Inside Out, Grease, Ghostbusters, Furious
7. Acts range from cutting-edge young artists to established
local favourites and January's line-up includes... Benny Tipene,
Maala, Into The East, Kantuta, Lord Echo and many more.