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It’s a monster of an exhibition Sea Monsters

This incredible exhibition brought to you by Auckland Museum brings together more than 70 displays that will introduce you to the prehistoric ocean predators that ruled the seas millions of years ago. You’ll see fossils, and gigantic life-sized casts, including a 13-metre long Elasmosaurus and …

Hamilton to Parnell direct by train

The Saturday Te Huia train from Hamilton will soon start taking passengers direct to central Auckland without the need to change to the AT Metro train at Papakura and without stopping at other Auckland stations. From Saturday July 24 the Waikato to Auckland Te Huia …

NZ Herald | Diamond life: Inside Auckland’s luxury jewellery scene

Who pays $700k for a diamond necklace? Or $70k for a watch? Kim Knight from the NZ Herald reports on the sparkling excesses of a booming luxury jewels market. On the roof of the Auckland Museum, two security guards open two clear plastic cases. A …

Parnell has some of the best pizza joints in town

As a bastion of Italian cuisine, the humble pizza’s hearty constitution never fails to delight both the eyes and the stomach. While there are many establishments serving up laudable renditions of arguably the greatest gift Italy ever gave the world, Denizen recently selected some of …

Heard Park Parnell gets 24-hour defibrillator

A joint community mission between Parnell Rotary and The Parnell Business Association has seen the successful installation of a 24-hour defibrillator installed at Heard Park in Parnell. The fundraising of this much needed facility in Parnell has been in the pipeline for over two years …

Exhibition | Parnell Gallery – Greer Clayton

Light Layers 6 – 20 July We are pleased to announce Greer Clayton’s solo exhibition ‘Light Layers’ at Parnell Gallery. While we will not be holding a preview evening for this exhibition please contact the Parnell Gallery team if you would like to arrange a …

Event | Papatūnga – Film Screening of The Orator

Haere mai, afio mai. Please join Papatūnga, Parnell Station for a special screening of The Orator (O Le Tulafale), directed by Tusi Tamasese on Tuesday 15 July from 6 – 8pm. Tusi Tamasese’s first feature film tells the story of a taro farmer (played by …

Winter Fun holiday programme!

The July school holidays are just around the corner! It’s time to book your kids into  The Village Square’s (previously Parnell Trust) Winter Fun holiday programme and let them take the stress out of the school holidays. Choose fun on-site activities and awesome trips every …

Parnell’s Oh Calcutta named one of the best Indian eateries in town

Who could resist the rich and varied flavours of India — from curries to dosa, street food snacks, biryanis, delicious bread-based dishes and so much more, when we feel like deeply comforting food that leaves a long-lasting feeling of satisfaction, it’s to the food of …

Exhibition | Rosie Cafè – John Crawford

Aerial Nudes 15 June – 28 July This Aerial Nude series was created between 1981 and 1987, and came about because of my fascination of a birds eye view, looking straight down. All were shot on 35mm colour film, composed in frame, with no image …

Exhibition | Jonathan Grant Gallery – Peter McIntyre

Peter McIntyre 29 June – 18 July. Peter McIntyre is one of New Zealand’s most renowned artists, due to the ever popular presence of his books in the private libraries of New Zealand families. McIntyre grew up in a creative environment in Dunedin, with his artistic …

Exhibition | Artis Gallery – Bruce Hunt

The Smell of Rain 22 June – 18 July 2021. Bruce Hunt’s depictions of the New Zealand landscape have the immediate hallmarks of topographical accuracy while also evoking the unmistakable essential moods, atmospheres and interlocking structures which make it so extraordinary and distinctive. The Smell …