Auckland Writers Festival

More than 150 writers over six days of ideas, readings, debates, stand-up poetry, literary theatre, children’s writers and free public and family events.

NZ Music Month at Auckland Libraries

Auckland Libraries supports NZ Music Month by providing an exciting region-wide programme of events over the month of May.

6km Puhinui Stream Challenge

Grab your walking shoes, friends, family and costumes and take the 6km Puhinui Stream Challenge! A free fun walk along the Puhinui Stream from Hayman Park to Totara Park.

Pop-up Globe Theatre

Experience some of Shakespeare's greatest works at the Pop-up Globe Theatre.

2016 NZ International Comedy Festival

High-voltage hilarity from award-winning internationals, popular locals and returning festival favourites.


A celebration of New Zealand wine this May at Shed 10.

Stand-Up For Kids

A family-friendly, interactive show featuring awesome local and international comedians.

WIN TICKETS: Nederlands Dans Theater

Experience one of the world’s finest contemporary dance companies at Auckland’s favourite theatre, The Civic.

WIN TICKETS: The Michael Jackson HIStory Show

The international hit tribute show that takes you on a musical journey through Michael Jackson's vast musical legacy.

SKYCITY Mystics Games 2016

Dress in blue, grab your family and friends, and support the SKYCITY Mystics in 2016.

WIN TICKETS: Doc Edge International Film Festival

This festival brings 37 feature length films and 15 shorts to Auckland.

Understand Your Teen Driver with Nigel Latta

Practical advice for parents to help their teenager develop safer driving skills and to help explain how our teenagers function.

The Dorothy Collard Challenge – Auckland Quilt Guild

An annual exhibition showing works from members of the Auckland Quilt Guild

Out and About – Summer Skate Series

Have a keen skateboarder in the family? Head along to the Summer Skate Series to try your hand at skateboarding.