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...
Cats - Win tickets! The
acclaimed West End revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking
musical comes to Auckland for a strictly limited season.
At The Civic theatre from 11
September - 4 October. Based on T. S. Eliot's Old
Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the show is set amongst a
larger-than-life junkyard playground and is alive with our
favourite feline characters including Rum Tum Tugger, Mr
Mistoffelees, Macavity, Jennyanydots, Old Deuteronomy, Grizabella
Holidays Some great ideas to keep the kids
entertained these spring school holidays can be found on the
Auckland City Events site.
Ports of Auckland Boat Tours
public boat tours on Waitematā Harbour gives you an
opportunity to watch our port at work from the sea.
The hour-long tour takes you alongside our container terminals,
where you can see the big cranes and other machinery at
It weaves in and out of the commercial wharves, while an
informative commentary explains how each area operates.
Bookings essential: 360
Discovery, 09 307 8005. Times....
- Tuesday 22
- Tuesday 29
- Tuesday 6
- Tuesday 13
Auckland Diwali Festival Free at
Aotea Square and Queen Street on Saturday
17th and Sunday 18th October form noon-9pm. Enjoy
the flavours, sights and sounds of traditional and contemporary
Indian culture in all its forms at Auckland Diwali
free, family-friendly festival includes live performances, music,
dance, street theatre, puppetry, food and craft stalls, the hotly
contested Bollywood dance competition, workshops and a speaker
Taku Tāmaki - Auckland Stories At the
Auckland Museum until 18 October. As
Auckland marks its 175th year, this special home-grown exhibition
invites you to become explorers of the city. Full
of inspiring and curious things to see and do, you'll discover what
the city is about, what shaped it and where it might be headed.
Free with museum entry.
Wunderrūma: New Zealand
Jewellery at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o
New Zealand Jewellery is curated by two of the country's most
prominent jewellers, Karl Fritsch and Warwick Freeman, and displays
the largest collection of contemporary New Zealand
includes works from more than 75 contemporary artists, as well as
Māori taonga (treasure) and Pacific and historical jewellery.
ASB Auckland Marathon
On Sunday the 1st November, 6am-3pm. You
are invited to join us on the start line at the 2015 ASB Auckland
Marathon on Sunday 1 November 2015. New
Zealand's biggest city will host a festival of events including the
ASB Auckland Marathon, Half Marathon, 12k Traverse, Heart
Foundation 5k Challenge and Kids Marathon for you to believe,
achieve and succeed. Info at http://www.aucklandmarathon.co.nz/
24th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2015
until 8 November at The Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace
Arts Centre. Sir
James Wallace established the Annual Wallace Art Awards 24 years
ago. These are the longest surviving and largest annual art awards
of their kind in New Zealand, with a value amounting to over
four winners receive valuable residencies at prestigious
institutions in the US and Switzerland. View
this exhibition of the winners and finalists from 8 September to 8
November at The Pah Homestead.