What's on this weekend?

Looking for fun things to do this weekend? Check out our list of activities and events across Auckland!

Plan approved for berthing large cruise ships

Auckland will soon be able to accommodate large modern cruise ships providing millions of dollars for the region and thousands of jobs

Babies on the way at Shakespear

A little spotted kiwi egg has been located in Shakespear Open Sanctuary.

Be part of Matariki Festival 2018

In 2018 Matariki Festival will celebrate the Māori New Year with events across the Auckland region from 30 June to 22 July.

Farmers Santa Parade 2017

Celebrate the start of the festive season with the 84th Farmers Santa Parade.

Council agrees cluster base options for America’s Cup

Two base options for negotiation with government and ETNZ

Grey Lynn Park Festival

Enjoy fantastic food, marvellous music and crafty creativity at this local festival.

Rose Festival is blooming good fun

Thousands braved a spot of drizzle to celebrate the Parnell Festival of Roses, staged by Waitematā Local Board.

Christmas Events 2017

Christmas parades, carol-singing events and festivals across the Auckland region.

Myrtle rust appears in west Auckland

The fungal plant disease myrtle rust has been found for the first time in the Auckland region.

BRIEFS: Close Encounters

A glitter bomb of circus, drag and boylesque.

Better walking and cycling connections on the way for Henderson town centre

Henderson-Massey Local Board has allocated $1.5 million to better connect Opanuku Reserve, Henderson Park and Corban Estate Arts Centre to the Henderson town centre and train station through walking and cycling infrastructure.

WIN TICKETS: Santa Claus – The Basement Christmas Show

He knows you've been naughty... He’s made his list and checked it twice, but this year... no one’s been nice.

Auckland Council welcomes Ventia apology

Auckland Council has received a statement from one of our maintenance contractors Ventia, apologising for delays in its mowing and gardening work.

Auckland Garden DesignFest 2017

This weekend festival allows visitors to meet the designers and visit up to 20 private gardens across Auckland.

Stallholders wanted for 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival

Stall applications are now open for the 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival.


Watch as the world's best canoe slalom, kayak and rafting athletes navigate the wild waters.

Land purchase unlocks opportunities for Avondale town centre

A vacant site has been purchased to support the regeneration of Avondale’s town centre.

Sentinel Homes Hockey World League Final – Auckland 2017

Watch the year-end showdown of the best eight women's hockey teams in the world.

Auckland venues gear up for record-breaking summer

Auckland's stadium venues are gearing up for a busy summer ahead.


Across four action-packed days, you will experience the world of equine as it takes over the ASB Showgrounds.

Auckland Conversations asks big questions on road safety

Over 500 people heard Dr Matts-Ake Belin talk about the Vision Zero approach to road safety at Auckland Conversations.

Sirens & Sounds Safety & Careers Festival

See how the NZ Police, Fire Emergency NZ and St John Ambulance really respond in emergencies.

Stonefields Heritage Trail officially opens

The Stonefields Heritage Trail was officially opened on Saturday morning by the Ōrākei Local Board.

Scotty Brewer Skate Day

Join in the skateboard competition for all keen skaters at the annual Scotty Brewer Skate Day.

Applications open for the 2018 Auckland International Cultural Festival

Expressions of interest are now open for the 2018 Auckland International Cultural Festival.

Sister Act – The Musical

Get ready for a musical comedy that will rock the rafters.

Could Auckland change the game on environmental conservation?

Check out these Conservation Innovation Award Finalists!

Sculpture in the Gardens

A free 2km sculpture trail, guided walks, entertainment and more.

Nationwide Emergency Mobile Alert test this Sunday

The first nationwide test for Emergency Mobile Alerts, led by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM), will be happening this Sunday 26 November.

Neon Bootleg

This is the unauthorised autobiography of Mistress Moe Laga, Taleni Mapu, Mother Coven.

Have your say on the Federal Street upgrade

Have your say on Stage Two of the Federal Street Upgrade between Mayoral Drive and Wellesley Street.

Waiheke Walking Festival

Discover more than 50 walks for every age and fitness level.