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Film 8 Jan 2021

Entertainment for everyone with Music and Movies in Parks

Both Music in Parks and Movies in Parks are back for 2021 with an incredible line-up.

Music 16 Dec 2020

Music in Parks brings this summer’s soundtrack to parks

Some of the coolest summer beats and brooding new melodies come from the youngest talent on our Music in Parks stages this summer.

Cultural 15 Dec 2020

Journey of Te Tiriti o Waitangi 180 years ago in lights

Aucklanders can reflect and learn about Tāmaki Makaurau’s part in the Treaty of Waitangi story as the region honours 180 years since the first historic signing this Waitangi Day.

14-24 year olds 10 Nov 2020

Music tells the story of SUSO 2020

Twenty SUSO stars will perform live at Auckland Council’s 43rd Music in Parks series this summer.

Arts 21 Aug 2020

SUSO 2020 re-shaped to keep the dream alive

Stand Up Stand Out has moved quickly to re-shape its format, aiming to help keep the music dream alive for the city’s young music talent.

14-24 year olds 7 Aug 2020

Music stars join five SUSO hubs

Auckland Council enables leading lights from music industry to support young talent.

Food / Drink 3 Aug 2020

Elemental AKL returns to showcase arts, eats, beats of Auckland

Elemental AKL is back for a second time this spring, 1-31 October, to celebrate arts, eats and beats across Auckland.

14-24 year olds 13 Jul 2020

A shout-out from SUSO to schools: apply now

Auckland’s secondary school music showcase is back, but not as you know it, and is looking for entries for 2020.

Theatre / Performance 11 Jun 2020

Matariki Festival Diary: Music and Performance

Check out the Matariki Festival 2019 programme, with events running throughout Auckland until 14 July.

Arts 29 Jan 2020

$16m for beloved arts, education groups

A $16 million boost is being given to some of Auckland’s most well-loved arts, educational and rescue services.

Community 29 Nov 2019

Picnics, popstars and pōhutukawa at Music in Parks

Summer 2020 brings the biggest-ever Music in Parks series.

Music 24 Oct 2019

Bic Runga and Annie Crummer grace Tuia 250 stage

Bic Runga, Anna Coddington, Ria Hall and Annie Crummer, singing with her Papa Will Crummer, are among many much-loved Kiwi artists bringing music to Te Tangi o Te Moana stage at Karanga Plaza, Wynyard Quarter, from 25 to 28 October.

Arts 21 Oct 2019

Auckland amps up for record-breaking summer

Regional Facilities Auckland is anticipating events hosted at its venues will generate an estimated $53 million in visitor spend this summer – eclipsing all previous records.

Heritage 3 Oct 2019

Auckland Heritage Festival Diary - Music and Film

Explore some of the highlights for music and film lovers from the 2019 Auckland Heritage Festival.

Music 24 Sep 2019

Young Tāmaki Makaurau talent jam with musical royalty

Some of the region’s emerging talent shared the stage with musical royalty.

Arts 16 Sep 2019

Stars shine at the Stand Up Stand Out Finals

Auckland's youth shone brightly as they took the stage at the Stand Up Stand Out finals on Saturday 14 September.