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Exhibition | Parnell Gallery – Caroline Bellamy, Michelle Bellamy & Steve Bellamy

Layers of Aotearoa Exhibition: 20 October – 3 November Exhibiting together for the first time, Layers of Aotearoa brings together new paintings by sisters Caroline and Michelle Bellamy, and their father Steve Bellamy. Caroline’s large scale abstract works in oil depict the naturalistic landforms of …

Best Korean restaurants in town

Two of Parnell’s favourite restaurants Simon & Lee and Han have recently been named amongst the best Korean eateries in Auckland by Denizen. All-day eatery Simon & Lee offers modern Korean food at its most creative. with a menu that showcases classic Korean ingredients and …

Exhibition | International Art Centre – Invited Artists

Summer Salon: 19 October – 15 January 2021 A silver lining to recent global events has been the gift of time. As the pace of life slowed, many of us found ourselves looking anew at the art upon our walls. With travel plans on hold, …

Exhibition | Black Door Gallery | Rieko Woodford

Heros Exhibition: 8 – 28 October Rieko Woodford- Robinson is best known for her detailed portraits of anthropomorphic creatures, usually animals or well-loved toys. A self-taught artist and illustrator, she was born in Japan and has lived in Wellington since 1999. Her first exhibition was …

2020 Artweek in Parnell

Win $2000 towards your favourite art in Parnell. Nestled in the heart of historic Parnell you’ll find some of Auckland’s top galleries that cater to both the discerning art collector and the curious ‘art connoisseur’. Within two short blocks, you will find artworks ranging from …

Digital Skills in the Workplace course free of charge thanks to The Mind Lab

Workers and small business owners worried about falling behind in a rapidly changing digital world have been thrown a lifeline by award-winning educator The Mind Lab. As recently published in the NZ Herald, The Mindlab are offering their The Digital Skills in the Workplace course …

Auckland Heritage Festival 2020

Uncover some of the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with more than 150 FREE or LOW COST events across Auckland, several of which are located in Auckland’s oldest suburb Parnell. Learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest …

Parnell Hospo Heros Named

The much anticipated wait to see the full list of Denizen’s Hospo Heros has been released.  With a number of Parnell restaurants featuring.  Pasture won ‘Best Celebration Restaurant’ and chef and owner Ed Verner received an Honourable Mention in the ‘Most Innovative Chef’ category.  Cibo …

Super Spring holiday programme!

The team at Parnell Trust have been very busy planning some super school holiday fun for the upcoming October holidays. With lots of variety there is sure to be a suitable programme to keep your kids happy and active every day. Some of the awesome …

Exhibition | Jonathan Grant Galleries – Mervyn William

Late Harvest Exhibition: 15 September – 5 October. Recent sculpture and selected paintings, including rare early works from the artist’s collection. This exhibition will be installed in both ARTIS Gallery & Jonathan Grant Gallery. ‘Late Harvest’ is on display at Jonathan Grant Galleries 15 September …

Exhibition | Parnell Gallery – Nejat Kavvas

A Kid in a Lolly Shop Exhibition: 8 – 22 September In this latest body of work Nejat Kavvas celebrates the ‘art of making’ through a joyful collection of sculptural works skilfully created in cast glass, pate de crystal, and bronze. Kid in a Lolly …

Exhibition | Artis Gallery – Liam Barr

Still Lives Exhibition: 25 August – 14 September. Still-life painting is a curious discipline of observation combined with technical capability. The genre harks back to the middle ages and draws our attention to everyday objects we might find within the domestic setting eg, fruit, crockery, …