Category: Discover

FREE Parnell Art Walk

ART WALK 2nd May As part of the Urban Walking Festival 2021, White Glove Experiences will be leading an art tour of one of NZ’s most creative districts, Parnell. Home to a dizzying array of galleries, boutiques, restaurants and bars, Parnell is also famous for …

ANZAC Day 2021 at the Domain

Auckland Domain Dawn Service. Arguably the only way to begin any ANZAC Day, the annual dawn parade will be once again taking place in front of the War Memorial Museum in the Domain. Kicking off at 6am, the initial dawn service will give way to a …

Suburb spotlight: Why you should visit Parnell

There’s so much more to a city than its centre. The best way to uncover a destination’s hidden gems is to hit the suburbs. In this recent article by Stuff writer, Caryn Wilkinson she shines a spotlight on Parnell, looking at where the locals eat, …

Museum opens new permanent galleries

In very exciting news, on Wednesday 24 March the Auckland Museum opened their new permanent suite of galleries Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland to the public. Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland shares the diverse stories of the people and place that is Tāmaki …

Parnell Library Lunar New Year Events

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 …

Tuitui Museum Bistro & Cafè now open in the Museum’s new South Atrium

Visitors to Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira now have the choice of sit-down bistro dining with the opening of Tuitui Museum Bistro & Café in the new Te Ao Mārama South Atrium. The renovated southern entrance marks the most significant change to the …

Rooftop with a view!

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 …

It’s finally here – the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA.

With the America’s Cup Race Village open and the racing about to begin, Auckland is ready to come alive as the battle to claim the world’s oldest sporting trophy returns once again to our shores. Here’s what Aucklanders and visitors to Auckland need to know …

Kōtare lands in Parnell

Over the past year the Parnell Business Association has once again been working in conjunction with Chorus and artist Paul Walsh to beautify a Chorus Cabinet in Parnell. To date there have been six cabinets completed, with ongoing plans for more to be painted in …

The Grandest entry to the museum – THE SOUTH ATRIUM

Last night the Auckland Museum South Atrium celebrated the grand new entry space with an opening event of spectacular scale and today, after being closed for approximately 18 months, Auckland Museum reopens its South Atrium entrance to reveal the most significant changes to the Museum …

Auckland’s giant Christmas bauble is back in Parnell!

Enjoy the Magic of Heard Park this Christmas. Heard Park Parnell is lit up again this Christmas season to bring joy, cheer and magic to Auckland’s favourite city fringe suburb during this special time of year. With a giant Christmas bauble, providing an interactive light …

Advent and Christmas Services at Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Nativity Project 2020: NO ROOM Viewing from Sunday 29 November Mon – Sun | 10am – 3pm Holy Trinity Cathedral aims to highlight the issue of homelessness in Auckland with a ‘Homeless Nativity’ installation on the Cathedral forecourt, viewable throughout Advent. In addition they …