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Review | Boxer Is An Experimental Bar Unlike Anything Else In Auckland

The intimate dining experience is a challenging, exhilarating addition to the world’s food scene. There is nothing like Boxer in Auckland and might not be anything like it on Earth (it’s hard to say for sure as we haven’t been able to check the rest …

Zinefest Workshop for teenagers at Parnell Library

As part of the Auckland Zinefest, Parnell Library is holding a teen’s workshop on Saturday 14th of August at 10 AM. A zine is a self-published, non-commercial print-work that is typically produced in small, limited batches.  Zines are created and bound in many DIY ways, …

Auckland Museum presents – Stories of Love, Loss, and Letters

Love & Loss brings some of the most emotive objects in the museum’s Documentary Heritage collections to life. Letters, diaries, emails, and messages can be much more than just transactions of information. They have the power to capture and retain emotion, documenting love and loss …

Exhibition | The Fantail House – Nine Muriwai Artists

Muriwai Soaring 5 August – 30 September 2021 Muriwai Beach comes to Parnell with a new contemporary art exhibition titled “Muriwai Soaring”. Known for its sweeping black sand beach, excellent surf, and spectacular cliff-top gannet colony, this spot is also home to a group of …

Atelier Shu – Parnell’s enticing new patisserie

A beautiful, gallery-like patisserie has just opened in Parnell, and we’re already predicting many-a regular for its exquisite pastries and serene ambiance. Named Atelier Shu, it is located at 1 Faraday Street, a cool and contemporary area that’s only increasing in popularity and visitation. Denizen …

Exhibition | Artis Gallery – Nicky Foreman

Shadow Passes – Light Remains: 3 – 22 August 2021 “Over my career I have been fortunate enough to travel each year and every time I gravitate back to Italy and France.  It is in these two countries that I always found the space and stillness …

Exhibition | Parnell Gallery – Neil Driver

New Works 27 July – 10 August We warmly welcome you to join the Parnell Gallery team and artist Neil Driver to celebrate the opening of his solo exhibition of new paintings on Tuesday 27 August from 5.30pm. Pictured image: Lammerlaws, Acrylic on Board, 1090 …

Review | Neil Driver: A Painter of Light

Ahead of his first exhibition at Parnell Gallery in four years, Verve review the works of celebrated South Island painter, Neil Driver. From breathtaking landscapes spied through meticulously detailed interiors to captivating still life works featuring vessels, blooms and fruit, his works evoke serenity, calm, …

Parnell Business Association | June 2021

Our June newsletter features the towering 4 meters high Mountain of Light that is currently installed in Heard Park for the month of July, a guide to what’s on at the Auckland Museum for the school holidays as well as two new exciting developments about …

Exhibition | Black Door Gallery – Body Language

Body Language: 5 – 25 August Body Language is a group exhibition that presents figurative works by a talented group of New Zealand artists. Figurative art holds a mirror up to the viewer, reflecting back unique visions of our world and the people in it. …

Interview | Parnell Gallery talks to Greer Clayton

10 Quick Fire Questions with Greer Clayton In the lead up to her ‘Light Layers exhibition’ Parnell Gallery sat down with contemporary artist Greer Clayton and posed a few short, sharp questions to her. Find out more about Greer’s personal art collection, the studio tools …

NZ Herald | The power of landowners to create good town centre retail mix

OPINION: The history that led up to Auckland Council’s recent focus on Queen St’s makeover has certainly highlighted their ability to fragment and negatively disrupt a shopping area. But encouragingly, the debate around process and design has also brought to light the collective power landowners …