Parnell Baths will reopen for the Summer 2020 season on Saturday the 7th of November. With over 100 years of history, the iconic Parnell Baths has welcomed millions of visitors since its establishment in 1914. At 60 meters their salt water lane pool is the largest of...

Primal Views Exhibition: 10 - 24 November “I’ve been thinking about humans as a species and how much of what we do is instinctual. Art seems to be something we’re naturally drawn to, however I am unsure why from a survival perspective. I wanted to create...

What lies behind the door that has no key? Was there really a penthouse built on the top of the museum? And how did two warplanes end up on the top floor? If you think you know your Museum, it’s time to take a second...

On October 15th the Holy Trinity Cathedral invited members of the Parnell Business Association in for an exclusive mix, mingle and wander at leisure through what they had on for Artweek this year. In addition to the remarkable permanent works of art and sculpture by...

As issues like, New Zealand facing its worst economic downturn in 160 years, with huge impact on the small business sector and how to recover from the recent lockdowns, while facing future economic uncertainty, were a topic on all our minds. We thought members of the...

Launched by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), Iconic Auckland Eats aims to support the hospitality industry and showcase Auckland’s diverse food story. Iconic Auckland Eats is 100 Iconic Auckland Eats and 100 Auckland food stories. All eats are awarded by Aucklanders and can...

Auckland Landscapes Exhibition: 22 October - 11 November “The subject of this exhibition is landscapes around Auckland – landscapes that I know well and love. I consider myself an Aucklander, having come here to go to Elam School of Fine Arts in the 1970’s – and...

Ola Exhibition: 20 October - 8 November If artists and writers are, as Fatu Feu‘u says, keepers of history and custodians of old stories yearning to be told anew, then he is uniquely qualified for this responsibility. He is the celebrated ‘Father of contemporary Pacific arts’...

As we get closer to the end of the year, work meetings are shifting from planning over cups of coffee at a local café to celebrating grand achievements with flutes of champagne at Auckland’s finest restaurants. The season of long lunches is upon us and...

Shoplifting and anti-social criminal behaviour impacting retail businesses are increasing across Auckland town centres. Newmarket, Parnell, Ponsonby and even Karangahape Rd are among the latest city fringe "hotspots" that have been tackling increased crime over the past six months. Theft to order was "rampant" throughout the retail...

A Banksy artwork set a world record earlier this month at International Art Centre, fetching a whopping $126,000 - twice what is was predicted to reach. The work, Have A Nice Day, was expected to fetch $60,000 at a sale of collectable art at the International...