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Archant | June Networking Event

Members had the opportunity to hear from guest speaker Kyria Warren, founder of Luxury LAS and contestant on The Apprentice Aotearoa at his month’s networking event, which was hosted in Archant’s gorgeous Parnell showroom. Creators of great design, Archant searches the world for the leading …

Take a Seat in Parnell | Hercules Noble and Ed Verner

Hercules Noble, Parnell resident and owner of Hercules Noble Food interviews Ed Verner, head chef and owner of award-winning Pasture and Boxer. ALSO published in Viva, 15 June 2021. ABOUT HERCULES Parnell is home for me. I lived on Great Barrier until I was seven, …

Event | Holy Trinity Cathedral – APO – Baroque & Beyond: Joie de Vivre!

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s wind and brass musicians shine in this upcoming fascinating French programme to be held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Stravinsky qualifies by having written his sprightly Octet while living in Biarritz, France. Dukas’ La Péri is the archetypal fanfare. Rameau is …

Event | Live at the Museum – Moses Mackay & Ludwig Treviranus

Auckland Museum proudly presents an evening with two of New Zealand’s finest classical musicians as they join forces to serenade you with their exclusively produced musical collaboration, hosted in the Auckland Museum’s iconic Grand Foyer. MOSES MACKAY Moses is part of Sol3 Mio, NZ’s opera …

Parnell introduces the Mountain of Light this July

As one of the city’s most popular ‘fringe suburbs’, Parnell is beyond excited to showcase the upcoming installation, Mountain of Light, from one of New Zealand’s renowned artists, Angus Muir. Towering to a height of 4 meters, Mountain of Light is a monolithic installation, brought …

Have your say and help make Parnell’s Heard Park great!

This week public feedback has opened on a draft concept plan for Parnell’s Heard Park. Located in the middle of Parnell town centre, Heard Park is considered the ‘heart’ of Auckland’s oldest suburb, with the draft concept plan aiming to provide a holistic design reflecting …

Parnell’s Non Solo Pizza voted Auckland’s Best Neighbourhood Eatery!

As voted by you in the 2021 Denizen Hospo Heroes, the winner of Auckland’s Best Neighbourhood Eatery is Parnell’s Non Solo Pizza! Since 1997, Parnell locals have flocked to Non Solo Pizza for its delicious Italian fare, convivial and welcoming atmosphere, and its ability to …

Event | Barfoot & Thompson present ‘The Farnham’

Come join Barfoot & Thompson’s Cindy Yu and Bobby McMillian, who are the developers, to chat about their new exciting apartment development in Parnell ‘The Farnham’. Drinks & nibbles provided. Please register your interest ASAP. Where: Barfoot & Thompson Parnell, 300 Parnell Road, Parnell When: …

Event | Author Joanne Drayton talks about her new book Hudson and Halls: The Food of Love

Joanne Drayton is the author of Hudson and Halls: The Food of Love, an award-winning book about TV chefs Peter Hudson and David Halls who were prominent in the 1970s and lived in Parnell. Joanne’s biography of crime novelist Anne Perry (The Search for Anne …

Exhibition | Parnell Gallery – Tim Jones

Untold Stories 15 – 29 June. Tim Jones’ large-scale abstracts are steeped in rhythm and movement. Construction of the painting is free and dynamic, giving power to gestural immediacy. Working in acrylic mixed media, his bold style blends colour and form in an expressive, purposeful …

Take a Seat in Parnell | Gail Hoddinott and Dr David Gaimster

Gail Hoddinott, long time Parnell resident interviews Dr David Gaimster, Chief Executive, Auckland Museum. ALSO published in The Hobson, 29 May 2021. About Gail Hoddinott   I first moved to Parnell in the mid-1980s and purchased off plans a unit in Dilworth Terrace – a group …

Parnell welcomes Va Bene

Just this week Va Bene has opened its doors to the neighbourhood. Bringing its own elevated take on the friendly charm of Parisian and Italian wine bars. Helmed by Parnell locals Esmeralda Kasmara (Bandung) and Brent Newdick (Aperitivo) along with friend and chef Paul Patterson, …