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NZ Herald | Summerset Group to build new retirement village in Parnell

OPINION The lights have gone out on Franklin Rd. A sad blow at the end of a tough year. There’ll be no Christmas decorations in New Zealand’s most famous street for fairy lights, elves and Santa with his monstrous sleigh. No villas drenched in house …

Calling all LEGO® fans big and small – Brickman exhibition extended!

Are you following the America’s Cup action? Brand-new to the Museum, Auckland Museum have installed a new LEGO® brick model of Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC75 boat, Te Rehutai. The boat was made with over 23,000 LEGO® bricks and stands at over 2 metres high …

Unmissable Krug Champagne and Pasture food event

This November, award-winning Parnell restaurant Pasture is to be the scene of a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Held in collaboration with Krug Champagne, the evening is a celebration of the fact that renowned chef and Pasture owner Ed Verner has just been announced as New Zealand’s …

From world-class degustations to ground-breaking bars

Parnell has become quite the culinary destination in recent years. From some of the best brunch in town to world-class degustations and ground-breaking bars. Below is a list Denizen recently published letting us in on their favourite places to wine and dine in Parnell.  Like …

Exhibition | Jonathan Grant Gallery | Frances Hodgkins

Frances Hodgkins and Her Circle Exhibition: 12 November – 6 December Three years in the making Frances Hodgkins and Her Circle is an exhibition that explores and celebrates the importance of community. At its core is an artist who had the enigmatic quality of drawing …

Exhibition | Artis Gallery | Terry Stringer & Ann Robinson

ASPECTS by Terry Stringer and LIGHTWELL by Ann Robinson: November 2020 Terry Stringer 2020 “I can scarcely believe that it is so long ago, but it was in the late 1960’s that Ann Robinson and I were at Elam Art School together. Along with workshops …

Parnell Baths to open for Summer

Parnell Baths will reopen for the Summer 2020 season on Saturday the 7th of November. With over 100 years of history, the iconic Parnell Baths has welcomed millions of visitors since its establishment in 1914. At 60 meters their salt water lane pool is the …

Exhibition | Parnell Gallery | Joe Helmore

Primal Views Exhibition: 10 – 24 November “I’ve been thinking about humans as a species and how much of what we do is instinctual. Art seems to be something we’re naturally drawn to, however I am unsure why from a survival perspective. I wanted to …

Auckland Museum’s new Double Take Tour

What lies behind the door that has no key? Was there really a penthouse built on the top of the museum? And how did two warplanes end up on the top floor? If you think you know your Museum, it’s time to take a second …

Holy Trinity Cathedral | October Networking Event

On October 15th the Holy Trinity Cathedral invited members of the Parnell Business Association in for an exclusive mix, mingle and wander at leisure through what they had on for Artweek this year. In addition to the remarkable permanent works of art and sculpture by …

Meet the politicians 2020

As issues like, New Zealand facing its worst economic downturn in 160 years, with huge impact on the small business sector and how to recover from the recent lockdowns, while facing future economic uncertainty, were a topic on all our minds. We thought members of …

Iconic Auckland Eats in Parnell

Launched by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), Iconic Auckland Eats aims to support the hospitality industry and showcase Auckland’s diverse food story. Iconic Auckland Eats is 100 Iconic Auckland Eats and 100 Auckland food stories. All eats are awarded by Aucklanders and can …