Summer is calling, and Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is the place to be. Come watch as the world's fastest sailors literally take flight in an dazzling spectacle on the Waitematā Harbour. And the action doesn't stop there. Introducing: Summernova, more than 20 events across the region - from food and wine festivals to sport events, cultural showcases, music festivals and much more!
Filled to the brim with 100% Aotearoa talent and every genre under the sun, Auckland Arts Festival 2021 will unify, uplift, & inspire in celebration of “Aroha”. With 70+ shows and events across the city, there is something for everyone at this globally-recognised and locally loved festival of art and culture.
A constellation of youth-powered creative hubs across Tāmaki Makaurau, Young at Art is encouraging our emerging stars to shine and celebrate their creative identities. With Hubs situated in North, South, East, West and Central locations, 'Young at Art' is designed, curated and presented by a collective of Auckland's 'next big things': the emerging youth talent of Tāmaki Makaurau!
Introducing Auckland Art Festival's (AAF) gift of Aroha! With a line-up of free weird, wonderful and wacky pop-up surprises for the whole family in various locations across the city, including street corners, shop windows, public squares, the waterfront and more, what’s not to love? Acts of Love takes place every Thurs-Sun of the AAF.
Another workshop in the Sustainable Coastlines Summernova series, learn to make butters, balms and cleaners with The Re-Creators. You’ll discover the secret to sourcing your own ingredients to create bespoke products at home. At Sustainable Coastlines' Flagship Education Station, Wynyard Quarter.
Celebrate the region's bountiful wine and food on stunning Motutapu Island. Arrive by ferry and enjoy this unique event with picturesque views of the harbour and beyond. Soak up the history of Motutapu, learn from the local Iwi and the upkeep of local residents Takahe, Brown Kiwi and more.
You don't want to miss one of NZ's hottest acts. See L.A.B at Mount Smart Stadium joined by a range of NZ’s finest, including Mako Road, Ladi6, Ria Hall & The Leers. This will be the ONLY chance for the Upper North Island to catch L.A.B perform an epic full-length set, including tracks like In The Air & Controller.
Join the Sustainable Food Co for a hands-on workshop about plant-based cooking, tips and tricks for a zero-waste lifestyle and demonstrations of two tasty recipes: beetroot pesto and chia-cacao bliss balls. At Sustainable Coastlines' Flagship Education Centre, Wynyard Quarter.
Sweat, Shop, Discover! LiveFit brings together world-class fitness trainers, qualified health & nutrition experts plus more than 80 brands and 70 experiences across two days to inspire and motivate anyone wanting to live a healthier, more active lifestyle. Transforming Trusts Arena, LiveFit Festival is NZ's only health & fitness Festival, with everything in one place to support your health &...
Part of our Sustainable Coastlines Summernova Series, we've teamed up with Ethically Kate to ask the question, 'What is ethical fashion?'. Kate will take you through the basics of ethical fashion, from seed to garment. You’ll leave with easy ways to incorporate sustainable fashion values into your own wardrobe.
Keepers of the Cup, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) is turning 150 in 2021, coinciding with Auckland's hosting of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA. Enjoy a dynamic line-up of events and activations on and off the water.
Step back in time at Howick Historical Village, Auckland’s living history museum. Across the summer, Summernova Festival at the Village will feature a range of activities for the whole family, from an artist residency and exhibition to adventure trails, craft workshops, village tours and three evenings of jazz music under the stars.
In the heart of Britomart, this is the official satellite show of Auckland Art Gallery’s renowned Toi tū Toi Ora, the largest exhibition of contemporary Māori art in New Zealand in almost 20 years. In partnership with the Britomart Group, the satellite show will include several prominent outdoor pieces.