Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a fantastic selection of events for the whole family thanks to the Parnell Library! Bilingual Storytime and Craft Saturday 13th February, 10.30-11.30 am 中英文双语故事和手工:2月13号 星期六上午 10.30-11.30 A special storytime in English and Mandarin to celebrate the Year of the Ox. Hear about the origins of...

Extended Stay: 2 - 18 February 2021 ‘Extended Stay’, an exhibition of new works by John Blackburn, reflects on the artist’s forced hiatus in New Zealand at the beginning of the Global Covid-19 Pandemic. Blackburn and his wife, Maude, made their annual pilgrimage to New Zealand early...

Summer at the sea: February 2021 Auckland artist Phil Hanson has enjoyed, along with many New Zealanders, making the most of summer and visiting some favourite local seaside spots. As a landscape painter he arrives to such places with a keen eye, on the look out...

Hold on to your caiprahinas…Carnival has made its way to Sweet Affairs in Parnell. A bottomless, all-dancing, dining experience served up by Auckland's A-list samba dancers, International DJ & Sweet affairs. Arrive at 5.45pm to get stuck into two hours of sangria. The Sweet Affairs Carnival 'Eats &...

This summer, for a limited time only, you can experience The Incredible Rooftop Tour. From the Museum rooftop, hear the history and be amazed by the unbeatable views. Learn more about one of Auckland’s most beloved heritage buildings, while enjoying incredible panoramic views out over the...

Get excited as Parnell is getting it’s own Street Festival! It’s back on the agenda after being so rudely disrupted by the lockdown. Yep, The Faraday Street Festival is a pop-up event you need on your to-do list, stat. If free admission isn't enough to tickle...

Not only is Rumi the only Persian restaurant in Parnell, it is the only Persian restaurant in New Zealand! Lincoln Tan, the NZ Herald's ethnic affairs reporter and dedicated foodie recently visited and introduces us to the world of hidden delights that is Rumi. It is not...

OPINION Town centre managers have worked hard to make the most of what was an impressive line-up of international events organised by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (Ateed) Now that Ateed has officially merged with Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) to become Auckland Unlimited, we wait to...