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Parnell Business Association takes a stand against absentee landowner’s

A neglected and vacant building on Parnell Road was aesthetically transformed via a colourful flower window wrap as a form of community protest by constituents of the Parnell Business Association this week. Several retailers, residents and landowners joined together to place bright flower decals to …

Parnell’s Han Restaurant – One of the best vegetarian restaurants in Auckland

In a group of friends, there’s usually at least one person that is vegetarian. But whether it’s due to health reasons, moral obligations or just a matter of personal preference, somebody’s choice to be vegetarian should not mean that they miss out on what Auckland’s …

New cocktail bar ‘Boxer’ to open in Parnell!

The team behind Pasture in Parnell are very excited to reveal their new concept today @boxer_akl, which will be a new chef run cocktail bar. Four years ago Pasture chef Ed Verner began simply by infusing spirits with scraps. From there he got hooked and into …

New behind the scenes tour in the basement of Auckland Museum

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance to explore the underground world where many of the Museum’s treasures are stored. Your guide will reveal how they look after their priceless collections and how they are kept safe for future generations. This is a rare …

Exhibition | International Art Centre

Animals in Art: 27 August – 14 September 2020 As our fellow companions in life and art, this exhibition honours the special relationship between man and the animal kingdom. Featured works include contemporary bird paintings by Wyoming-based Nicola Marshall, the fantasy realism of Jasmine Middlebrook …

Non Solo Pizza unveils a brand new look

Everyone’s favourite Parnell Italian institution has been running smoothly for 24 years, and now Non Solo Pizza has been brought stylishly into the 2020s with a spiffy new look and delectable updated menu. Denizen visited recently and found the interior transformed (by Paul Izzard and …

Exhibition | Artis Gallery – James Parker

Oh No Never Let The Spirit Die Exhibition: 4 – 24 August 2020 And you follow the roadAnd you get you back home.Oh, no, never let spirit dieOh, no, spirit don’t ever die… Van Morrison, ‘Spirit’ It’s easy to imagine J.S. (John) Parker in his …

September is for Semele

New Zealand Opera’s 2020 season will resume this September with a brand-new immersive production of Handel’s Semele, to be staged at Parnell’s Holy Trinity Cathedral. The season is limited to five performances from 10 – 19 September. To secure your tickets click here. New Zealand …

A Parnell favourite takes things in a new direction

Five years after it first opened its doors Parnell’s well loved and iconic Woodpecker Hill has had a bold interior change and is taking things in a new direction. Lockdown provided the spark to give Woodpecker Hill a makeover. The Golden Nest at Woodpecker Hill, …

One Month until the Holiday Fun Begins!

Since we were all stuck at home during the last school holidays, Parnell Trust’s School Holiday Programme are determined to make the July school holidays more fun and exciting than ever for your kids! They can have a go at making their own delicious chocolate …

Welcome Little Rosie

From the owners of the esteemed Rosie in Parnell comes new neighbourhood dining venture, Little Rosie. This trendy eatery has been in the works for over six months. With the COVID-19 pandemic delaying the opening, husband and wife team Mike and Amy de Vries are …

Keep an eye out on your letterbox, and get shopping in Parnell

We invite you to make the most of the fantastic offers some of your favourite Parnell businesses are currently providing. With the strong message of supporting Parnell business, we encourage you to reacquaint yourselves with all that Parnell has to offer. We get so used to what is …