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NZ Herald | Joseph Parker goes toe-to-toe with America’s Cup sailor Jimmy Spithill

In the blue corner, he weighs in at close to 112kg with a professional record of 29 bouts and 27 wins – 21 of those by way of knockout. He’s ranked No 3 in the world by the WBO, No 6 by the IBF. He’s …

Parnell Rotary to host AED fundraiser

Parnell needs a community defibrillator and with the very generous help of The Rotary Club of Parnell we can make this a reality. The Rotary Club of Parnell invites you to its fundraiser breakfast meeting on Wednesday 10 March. Offering guests a buffet breakfast from …

Parnell Library Lunar New Year Events

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a fantastic selection of events for the whole family thanks to the Parnell Library! Bilingual Storytime and Craft Saturday 13th February, 10.30-11.30 am 中英文双语故事和手工:2月13号 星期六上午 10.30-11.30 A special storytime in English and Mandarin to celebrate the Year of the …

Exhibition | Artis Gallery | John Blackburn

Extended Stay: 2 – 18 February 2021 ‘Extended Stay’, an exhibition of new works by John Blackburn, reflects on the artist’s forced hiatus in New Zealand at the beginning of the Global Covid-19 Pandemic. Blackburn and his wife, Maude, made their annual pilgrimage to New …

Exhibition | Black Door Gallery | Phil Hanson

Summer at the sea: February 2021 Auckland artist Phil Hanson has enjoyed, along with many New Zealanders, making the most of summer and visiting some favourite local seaside spots. As a landscape painter he arrives to such places with a keen eye, on the look …

Carnival has made its way to Parnell!

Hold on to your caiprahinas…Carnival has made its way to Sweet Affairs in Parnell. A bottomless, all-dancing, dining experience served up by Auckland’s A-list samba dancers, International DJ & Sweet affairs. Arrive at 5.45pm to get stuck into two hours of sangria. The Sweet Affairs …

Tuitui Museum Bistro & Cafè now open in the Museum’s new South Atrium

Visitors to Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira now have the choice of sit-down bistro dining with the opening of Tuitui Museum Bistro & Café in the new Te Ao Mārama South Atrium. The renovated southern entrance marks the most significant change to the …

How does a suburb and its people bid adieu to not only a local icon, but an award-winning Auckland-wide institution?

If you head to the Antoine’s website, you’ll see this statement from Tony Astle himself: “We want to thank you all for the loyal support over the past 47 years, but the time has come for us to say good bye. You will all sincerely …

Rooftop with a view!

This summer, for a limited time only, you can experience The Incredible Rooftop Tour. From the Museum rooftop, hear the history and be amazed by the unbeatable views. Learn more about one of Auckland’s most beloved heritage buildings, while enjoying incredible panoramic views out over …

Faraday Street Festival is back!

Get excited as Parnell is getting it’s own Street Festival! It’s back on the agenda after being so rudely disrupted by the lockdown. Yep, The Faraday Street Festival is a pop-up event you need on your to-do list, stat. If free admission isn’t enough to …

Rumi a hidden Parnell delight

Not only is Rumi the only Persian restaurant in Parnell, it is the only Persian restaurant in New Zealand! Lincoln Tan, the NZ Herald’s ethnic affairs reporter and dedicated foodie recently visited and introduces us to the world of hidden delights that is Rumi. It …

NZ Herald | Town centres need a fair go

OPINION Town centre managers have worked hard to make the most of what was an impressive line-up of international events organised by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (Ateed) Now that Ateed has officially merged with Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) to become Auckland Unlimited, we …