Events

Bruce Mason Centre: Morning Melodies 2017 Concert Series

Bruce Mason Centre: Morning Melodies 2017 Concert Series

27 February 2017 - 11 December 2017
11.00 - 12.00

Join us once a month on a Monday, when Morning Melodies fills the Bruce Mason Centre with easy-listening music that is perfect for all ages.
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Takapuna Daytime French Classes

Takapuna Daytime French Classes

05 May 2017 - 30 June 2017
10.00 - 14.30

Alliance Française teaches French in Takapuna in the premises of Duke Institute of Studies.
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Make Your Own Lollipop

Make Your Own Lollipop

07 May 2017 - 09 July 2017
10.00 - 12.00

Come to The Old Lolly Shop Takapuna to make your own lollipop!
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The British and Irish Lions Tour

The British and Irish Lions Tour

03 June 2017 - 08 July 2017

The tour will see the British and Irish Lions play 10 rugby union matches, including all five New Zealand Super Rugby franchises, the New Zealand Barbarians, the Māori All Blacks and three test...
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Ocean Culture Winter Series

Ocean Culture Winter Series

18 June 2017 - 23 July 2017
09.00 - 13.00

Don't pack away your board quiver just yet! Winter doesn't have to be all doom and gloom!
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Lake House Arts Centre: Five Lacquer Artists from China

Lake House Arts Centre: Five Lacquer Artists from China

28 June 2017 - 23 July 2017

The Lake House is proud to present and exhibition curated by Han Nae Kim, bringing together five Chinese Lacquer artists with special international guest Meng Hong Li celebrating the history of Chinese lacquer and its contemporary use.
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Bruce Mason Centre: Kiss the Sky

Bruce Mason Centre: Kiss the Sky

29 June 2017 - 01 July 2017

Artistic Director Shona McCullagh combines three choreographers’ works on the theme of the seasons, the southern sky and ideas of death and rebirth in a season timed to coincide with the Matariki Festival.
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President Trump's First 150 Days: Is America Greater Now?

President Trump's First 150 Days: Is America Greater Now?

29 June 2017
18.00 - 20.00

The Graduate Women North Shore warmly invite you to hear Dr Stephen Hoadley who will be speaking about the first 150 days of the Trump presidency.
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PumpHouse: The Great Piratical Rumbustification

PumpHouse: The Great Piratical Rumbustification

01 July 2017 - 22 July 2017

Put on your best pirate finery, grab your parrot, then come and enjoy Margaret Mahy’s piratical fun and the best rumbustification you’ve had in years.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Superhero Circus

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Superhero Circus

02 July 2017
10.30

Superhero-themed magic and circus! Super Duper Girl and The Ladderman are here to save the day with stupendous stunts and amazing escapes.
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PumpHouse: Drama Classes with Jodie Dorday

PumpHouse: Drama Classes with Jodie Dorday

04 July 2017
16.30 - 18.00

Join Jodie Dorday for a fun but professional class for children aged 12 or over who want to take their drama skills further.
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Bruce Mason Centre: Mid Bays Schools Music Festival

Bruce Mason Centre: Mid Bays Schools Music Festival

05 July 2017 - 06 July 2017
19.00

Eight Mid Bays primary and intermediate schools present modern choral music interspersed with a range of different performance groups.
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Bruce Mason Centre: Miss Auckland 2017

Bruce Mason Centre: Miss Auckland 2017

08 July 2017
19.00

Our vision for the 2017 competition is to find Auckland’s most generous young woman, and then to give her a platform that will best enable her to continue her charitable efforts and make a difference in the Auckland community.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Trick of the Light

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Trick of the Light

09 July 2017
10.30

Delight in scenes from fantastical shows involving shadow play, puppets and pop-up paper craft by Trick of the Light Theatre. 
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Bruce Mason Centre: Jacob Sartorius

Bruce Mason Centre: Jacob Sartorius

11 July 2017
19.30

Nice Events is excited to announce US teen sensation Jacob Sartorius will visit Auckland this July as part of The Last Text World Tour Pt. II.
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Bruce Mason Centre: Virtuoso Strings

Bruce Mason Centre: Virtuoso Strings

13 July 2017
19.30

The Virtuoso Strings Youth Orchestra is coming to Auckland, and we want to celebrate New Zealand’s finest talent with you.
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Bruce Mason Centre: Kelvin Cruickshank - Soul Food

Bruce Mason Centre: Kelvin Cruickshank - Soul Food

14 July 2017
19.00

By popular demand, New Zealand medium, Kelvin Cruickshank, returns to the Bruce Mason Centre with SOUL FOOD.
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Bruce Mason Centre: The Wiggles

Bruce Mason Centre: The Wiggles

15 July 2017

The world's favourite children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, is coming to perform for you this July!
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Whales

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Whales

16 July 2017
10.30

Enjoy this multi-award-winning interactive experience Whales, by Binge Culture, in which children work together to rescue a pod of stranded whales and send them safely home to sea. 
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Bruce Mason Centre: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Bruce Mason Centre: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

18 July 2017 - 22 July 2017

One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar emerges from the page in a masterful and beautiful theatrical experience for the whole family.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Royal Jelly

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Royal Jelly

23 July 2017
10.30

There’s trouble in the beehive: exhausted workers, a tyrannical queen and no royal jelly in this fun physical theatre show.
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PumpHouse: The PumpHouse After School Drama Programme Term 3

PumpHouse: The PumpHouse After School Drama Programme Term 3

24 July 2017 - 11 September 2017

An 8 week programme of workshops for 7 – 11 year olds devised and hosted by PumpHouse drama teacher Mags Delaney.
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PumpHouse: A Murder Is Announced

PumpHouse: A Murder Is Announced

27 July 2017 - 05 August 2017

Another Shoreside Theatre Mid-Winter Murder Mystery Thriller
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Bruce Mason Centre: The Pink Floyd Experience

Bruce Mason Centre: The Pink Floyd Experience

28 July 2017
20.00

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to Australia and New Zealand in 2017 with a brand new show.
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Bruce Mason Centre: Herman's Hermits

Bruce Mason Centre: Herman's Hermits

29 July 2017
19.30

When the 1960’s British Invasion hit worldwide, Herman’s Hermits were one of the biggest groups out of the UK with their hits ‘Mrs Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter’, ‘No Milk Today’, ‘I’m Henry the Eighth’, ‘There’s a Kind of Hus
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix:  Te Rēhia Theatre

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Te Rēhia Theatre

30 July 2017
10.30

The enchanting story Ruia Te Kākano is told with physical theatre, using drama games to teach tamariki some basic te reo Māori.
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Bruce Mason Centre: One Night of Queen

Bruce Mason Centre: One Night of Queen

03 August 2017
20.00

Since winning Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 with a record 864,838 votes, Gary Mullen has toured the world with his breath-taking One Night of Queen.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: The NZ Dance Company

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: The NZ Dance Company

06 August 2017
10.30

Your tiny dancer will love Tāmaki Tour, a collection of short works by some of New Zealand’s most exciting Chinese, Samoan and Pākehā choreographers.
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Bruce Mason Centre: The New World

Bruce Mason Centre: The New World

09 August 2017
19.30

It’s an Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra family affair, with its brilliant young composer-in-residence, Karlo Margetić, writing a brand new piece for the orchestra’s equally brilliant principal percussion, Eric Renick.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: White Face Crew

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: White Face Crew

13 August 2017
10.30

Hilarious slapstick physical theatre from whānau favourites! Learn to create your own funny routines using clowning and movement.
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Bruce Mason Centre: My Dad Wrote A Porno Live

Bruce Mason Centre: My Dad Wrote A Porno Live

15 August 2017
19.30

With more than 50 million downloads, smash-hit comedy podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno is headed to Auckland later this year in its live form.
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PumpHouse: Reasons to be Pretty

PumpHouse: Reasons to be Pretty

19 August 2017 - 26 August 2017

When Greg makes a seemingly harmless comment about his girlfriend Steph’s “regular” looking face, the information gets back to Steph and sends their relationship over the deep end.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: APO's ACE Brass Ensemble

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: APO's ACE Brass Ensemble

20 August 2017
10.30

A fun, interactive look at brass and percussion instruments, exploring how they work and how to play them.
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Lake House Arts Centre: Introduction to Mark Making with Margaret Wollett

Lake House Arts Centre: Introduction to Mark Making with Margaret Wollett

26 August 2017
09.30 - 15.30

Stepping you through various calligraphic techniques, you will create a concertina booklet using calligraphic marks, lettering and your own handmade pen.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Goldilocks and the Three Little Puaka

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Goldilocks and the Three Little Puaka

27 August 2017
10.30

Black Friars take on traditional fairy tales with a twist, including Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood and other favourites!
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Freshmans Dance Crew

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Freshmans Dance Crew

03 September 2017
10.30

Dancers and choreographers from different worlds collide, in a vibrant mash-up of hip hop and contemporary dance like you’ve never seen before.
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PumpHouse: Romeo & Juliet

PumpHouse: Romeo & Juliet

07 September 2017 - 16 September 2017

Broken Quill Theatre presents a modern musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy set to a contemporary Pop-Punk score, performed by a live band.
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Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Trash Puppets

Auckland Live Pick & Mix: Trash Puppets

10 September 2017
10.30

Our hero ventures through a landfill and fights trash monsters with his friends. Plus, make your own Trash Puppet!
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PumpHouse: Mrs Wishy-Washy

PumpHouse: Mrs Wishy-Washy

23 September 2017 - 14 October 2017

Join in the excitement as Joy Cowley’s much-loved characters spring to life out of the much-loved series of picture books.
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